5035 whitehaven
baton rouge, LA 70808

baton rouge, LA 70808 Directions


  • 4 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 4,540 sqft
  • Fullscreen

Charming and very well maintained home located in the desirable and established Meadow Lea neighborhood. "A hidden gem in Baton Rouge". You'll be sure to fall in love with the exquisite landscaping, tasteful updates and timeless beauty of this pristine home for years to come. Renovations designed by Ike Capdeveille architect and Wayne Hirschey contractor, featuring a private and spacious master suite with soaring ceilings, a tranquil sunroom and updated master bath. Very functional and brigh...
t chefs kitchen with custom cypress cabinets, quartzite countertops and high-end stainless appliances. Kitchen opens to a large living space with dining area and family room overlooking the lush and private central courtyard graced with satsuma, meyer lemon and kumquat trees. Located steps away from shopping and restaurants, including the new Sprouts less than a mile away. This is truly a well cared for and one of a kind home in one of the most convenient and sought after parts of Baton Rouge!
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Listed Date
Nov 7, 2019
Home Type
Detached Single Family
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Subdivision Name
Meadow Lea


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Built back in the 1940s, Southdowns is a famed community near the LSU Campus and the well-traveled Perkins Road. This neighborhood offers many exciting year round events nearby as proximity is a major selling point here. Residents enjoy a calm, outdoors-centric life near City Park Lake and University Lake. Southdowns is also close to North Gate, Steele Place, and the Garden District.

Southdowns real estate offers a selection of single-family homes both one and two-story, that are individually crafted. Homes for sale in this area are an intriguing mix of old and new. Initial construction began here in the forties and continued through the sixties. Residents have managed to keep that historic feel while enjoying modern updates as well. There are also many new construction options, and most homes generous front lawns and fenced-in backyards that are set along neighborhood streets.

There’s never a lack of things to do here. Here, you can shop, eat and play all within a short distance from their Southdowns homes. Each year, the neighborhood hosts one of Baton Rouge’s favorite events, the Southdowns Mardi Gras Parade. You can treat yourself to a night out to eat an array of large restaurants and small, quaint eateries. Or, take advantage of the many opportunities for shopping with local boutiques and larger shopping malls like Cortana Mall and the Mall of Louisiana. Or, if you’re looking to spend the day outdoors, then you can enjoy one of the many recreational parks in and around this area or hit the links at Webb Memorial Golf Course and City Park Golf Course.

In the suburban community of Southdowns, you can experience fun, civic-minded community life!


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