Located in a gated community close to LSU and situated on 2.9 acres. This beautiful 6 bedroom, 5 bath Mediterranean home offers country living in the heart of the city. The grand entry greets you with soaring ceilings, marble flooring, a Swarovski Chandelier, arches with columns, 2 bedrooms down and 4 bedrooms up each with its own private bath. Master bedroom has its own "wing". No carpet anywhere. Brazilian cherry wood flooring. Spacious kitchen breakfast bar, 6 burner Viking gas cooktop and a separate huge work island with an abundance of cabinets and drawers and a walk in pantry. SS appliances, double wall oven and warmer. Computer nook and butler's pantry with wine cooler. Mudroom with cubbies. Separate dining area next to kitchen. Family room has designer gas log fireplace with lighted built-ins on both sides. Winding stairway has wrought iron railings. Upstairs has large landing area with wrought iron balcony, media room with screen and projector or 4th bedroom. 3 car garage with 2 separate storage rooms, outdoor kitchen, super sized covered patio, and pool. Great location. Great price. Make an appointment now for your own private showing.