A beautiful historic home in a stellar location, mixes a casual country and fine city life. 5 min. to interstate & 8 min. to LSU. Built in 1937, only two owners have enjoyed the location and flexibility of this property. Original owner imported all of the tile from Europe. The second owners renovations by Town Construction continued the tradition of hard surface floors of granite and Mexican tile on the ground floors and pine hardwood on the 2nd floor. Additions included the ground floor sun-room, upstairs walnut office, marble and onyx master bath, large kitchen and additional living area and bedroom used for teenage children, guests, au pier or mother-in-law. Today this area could easily be used as a home office or virtual school room. Plenty of bonus space that could be made into additional bedrooms. ENTER THROUGH THE GATE ON HIGHLAND - BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE 3.16 ACRE SANCTUARY OBLIVIOUS TO THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF THE CITY! Citrus trees including grapefruit, oranges, satsuma, Live Oaks, camellias, azaleas, sasanquas in the front, screened in swimming pool in the side yard, and cypress, live oaks, mulberry and other trees and a pond with nesting wood ducks and wild life in the back. Enjoy breathtaking views from every room. The main upstairs has a master bedroom w/office and master bath, two bedrooms each with their own bath. Downstairs, dining room, butler’s pantry, living room, sun-room, library, bedroom and bath. A utility room and spacious kitchen separates the additional area that can be used as a family/game room or separate guest area that includes two large rooms, laundry room, and a full and a half bath. Plenty of garage and storage space includes a two car garage and large drive through garage that can house a motor-home, boat or additional cars. The back of the property has a large metal building to store lawn and other equipment. Recent improvements include new architectural roof, water heater, HVAC. Truly a hidden gem on the historic highland road!