498 S Lakeshore Dr, Baton Rouge


4 Beds
8 Baths
8,465 Sqft
0 Acres
0 Garages

A Louisiana Legend! Come own a piece of Louisiana History with this timeless home sitting on the premiere point of the LSU Lakes Peninsula. Originally built in the 1930's for Huey P. Long, this Classical Residence became the home to Long's widow and son, former Senator Russell P. Long following Huey Long's assassination. The home was designed by Weiss, Dregfous and Seiferth Architects, who also designed the Louisiana State Capitol. Over time, the home has been updated to today's standards but in perfect keeping with it's historical character and charm. The gardens are like a walk in paradise and rival any you will find in Baton Rouge. The views from the home and gardens capture the best views of the LSU Lakes. Upon approaching the home, which is totally private and gated - you are captivated by the stately appearance of the front elevation with the massive columns and front porch. Upon entering the foyer, you see the beautifully curved stairwell leading to the 2nd story. The 1st floor boasts a large living room, study, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen and den. All rooms are elegantly furnished! The kitchen includes a Sub-zero refrigerator, Viking Range and solid slate countertops. The second floor includes the Master Bedroom with his and hers baths plus a sitting room; 2 additional bedrooms with ensuite baths plus a glass porch/sitting room. The 3rd floor has a game room, 4th bedroom and bath. The basement houses the laundry, pool room and an additional office plus a bath. You may access the stunning pool area from this floor or from the first floor. The detached garage can house 4 cars and accesses the home by a breeze way.

Essential Information
MLS® #2019015037
Full Baths5
Half Baths3
Square Footage8,465
Sub-TypeDetached Single Family
StyleColonial Style
Community Information
Address498 S Lakeshore Dr
AreaEBR MLS Area 52
SubdivisionMagnolia Ridge
CityBaton Rouge
Zip Code70808
Is WaterfrontYes
Has PoolYes

Attached Park, Detached Park, Garage Park, Garage Rear Park, Off Street Parking, Other Parking, Street Parking


Water Access, View Water, Walk To Water


Built-in Bookcases, Ceiling 9'+, Ceiling Varied Heights, Crown Moulding, Elec Dryer Con, Elec Wash Con, Ice Maker, Inside Laundry, Sm Window Trtmt., Wet Bar


2 or More Units Heat, Central Heat, Gas Heat, Zoned Heat


2 or More Units Cool, Zoned Cool


3 Fireplaces, Gas Logs Firep, Wood Burning Firep, Masonry Firep

RoofTile Roof

Balcony, Deck, Gas/Propane Grill, Gazebo, Landscaped, Outside Light, Patio: Covered, Patio: Open, Porch, Sprinkler System, Generator: Whole House, Outdoor Speakers


Brick Const, Frame Const, Block Const, Concrete Const


Piers Found, Piling/Stilt Found, Slab: Traditional Found, Other Found

School Information
DistrictEast Baton Rouge
Additional Information
Date ListedAugust 28th, 2019
HOA Fees100
HOA Fees Freq.Year
Listing Details
OfficeLatter & Blum - Perkins

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