Welcome into the peace and tranquility of secluded, country living with over 25 acres, a 6,000 square foot Acadian style home, complete with a horse arena, runs, and stalls for the true horse lover. Located five minutes from Evangeline downs in Opelousas and a few minutes from I-49, you will have plenty of privacy, with the convenience of in town living - located just 3 miles to Opelousas General and 3 miles to Opelousas Catholic. The property extends back in a rectangular parcel all the way to the tree line. The carport is also connected to a large storage facility including attic storage that is separate from the home for all your outdoor maintenance gear and equipment. The horse arena is a 60 x 200 covered pen with 6 stalls, revolving tack room with concrete ceilings, revolving saddle rack and fenced paddock, and a concrete wash rack. The property also has 8 outdoor horse runs. The property has never had issues with flooding.
- The interior decor provides warmth and light with antique and imported wood elements and windows spanning the length of the home across the front and back porches. Upon entry to the home, you are welcomed to the foyer with access to the huge living area or entry to the stairwell to ascend to the second story. The living space has french doors opening to the front porch, large back windows, triple crown molding, and a gas fireplace. To the left of the fireplace, you can find hidden in the cabinet a USB to connect your iphone for the surround sound system which plays both indoor and outdoor on the porches. From the living room, enter under cypress beams imported from New York from an old stable to your kitchen. This exquisite kitchen has it all with two large islands, granite countertops, gas stove and oven, pot filler faucet over the stove, and copper details. The kitchen cabinets are a standout feature as they were custom built from a 100 year old cypress wood barn. You will enjoy entertaining your friends or cooking on a grand scale. As you pass through the kitchen, you will also find a large walk in pantry with floor to ceiling shelving and access to the laundry shoot. Across from the pantry is the laundry room which doubles as a mudroom complete with its own shower, sink, and toilet all of which is accessed right off the porch. The bottom floor also houses the elegant master suite, painted in a clean white providing a lightness and airiness in contrast to the other rustic and warm elements of the home. The master also has triple crown molding, high ceilings, and french door access to the front porch. The white elements continue in the master bath with marble, double vanity counters, white cabinets, and beautiful white and caramel porcelain tile. Upon entering the second story, you will first notice the beautiful pine wood floor that is laid across the upstairs. The upstairs houses an open room perfect for a game room or kid's den, three bedrooms each large enough to be the master suite, and three bathrooms. The upstairs den is also connected to the large attic/storage space featuring blown in insulation and access to the two tankless hot water heaters that evenly service the two sides of the home. The first bedroom to the left has its own en suite bathroom with cypress countertops and a walk in shower. The triple crown molding continues upstairs and the walk in closet is expansive. In addition, there is storage closets lined with blown in insulation. The middle bedroom on the second floor has a private stairwell leading to a hidden away loft providing the perfect nook for reading or to just find some privacy including its very own lookout point to view the extensive, backside acreage of the property. It also has an en suite bathroom with cypress countertops and a walk in shower. You will find similar, tucked away storage in this bedroom with the blown in insulation. The last bedroom on the second floor has a sophistication and elegance painted in an inviting sage green. The en suite bathroom has an old fashioned feel with white mosaic tiling and a custom made bathroom vanity with a raised sink.
- 25 Acres fronting Bayou Teche and extending back in rectangular parcel. Farm and cattle land on either side for extreme privacy. Tract graded to drain water on either side, but there has never been issues with flooding an resides in flood zone x - area of minimal flooding.
Horse Facility Features
- The arena is covered 60x200 and the uncovered part extends back 100 feet with portable barriers. There are 8 outdoor horse runs as well. There is also 6 well built stalls, a revolving tack room with concrete ceilings, revolving saddle rack and fenced paddock, and a concrete wash rack.
- 3 miles
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3140 Church Rd., Opelousas, St Landry Parish County, Louisiana