Luxury homes at the top of the local real estate market

7666 Bocage Blvd.


Within the Walls: This home designed by architect Al Jones is a light and bright take on the classic French style. The incorporation of wood beams, arched doorways and white paint tie it back to the traditional look, while elements like French-door cabinetry in the master closet keep it elevated. The spacious three floors include a media room, game room, custom bar and three fireplaces.

Lay of the Land: The covered outdoor kitchen includes a seating area, pizza oven, deep fryer and multiple refrigerators. In case of rain, there’s an additional enclosed kitchen with bar seating and large windows overlooking the pool. Other outdoor features include a fireplace, hot tub, large oaks in the front yard and a covered walkway to the three-car garage. The manicured hedges and trees add to the elevated French style.

Contact: Ann Mullins, Latter & Blum, (225) 769-1500

By the Numbers: 6 bedrooms | 7 bathrooms | 7,813 square feet

11048 N. Oak Hills Pkwy.

Within the Walls: Wood detailing and warm colors lend a welcoming feel to this centrally located abode. Key features include a gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry, an office with built-in bookshelves, and a large multipurpose space. Expansive windows bring in the natural light and showcase views of the outdoor spaces.

Lay of the Land: This property is designed for entertaining with a gunite pool and pool room, a half basketball court, a stocked pond, and a separate climate-controlled garage with a 3,000-plus-bottle wine cellar.

Contact info: Quita Cutrer, Burns & Co., (225) 413-8874

By the Numbers: 5 bedrooms | 5 bathrooms | 1 half bath | 5,709 square feet

6500 Burden Ln.

Within the Walls: From the grand entryway to the remodeled open kitchen, this home designed by Al Jones combines timeless architecture with modern details, from antique pine beams overhead to antique pine and antique New Orleans tan brick floors.

Lay of the Land: Sitting on 1.69 acres, the outdoor space features old oak trees, lush Steele Burden-style landscaping, Pennsylvania bluestone, a large fountain focal point, and a standalone pavilion for entertaining.

Contact info: Quita Cutrer, Burns & Co., (225) 413-8874

By the Numbers: 4 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms | 2 half baths | 4,683 square feet

7533 Boyce Dr.

Within the Walls: Originally built in 1968, this Bocage home was rebuilt in 2001 and recently remodeled. The open floor plan features a kitchen with double oven, fridge drawers, and wine cooler, as well as a large living room with coffered ceiling and a master suite with its own fireplace.

Lay of the Land: The outdoor area is complete with a pool, hot tub, and fountain, along with a cabana and an outdoor fireplace and kitchen space.

Contact info: Paul Burns, Burns & Co., (225) 931-9070

By the Numbers: 5 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms | 2 half baths | 6,863 square feet

21202 Turkey Creek Drive

Within the Walls: This Mark Matthews-designed home has a formal dining room, butler’s pantry, stainless steel appliances and ceilings as high as 14 feet. A guest house includes a full kitchen, living area, laundry room, two bedrooms and two full baths. The three-car garage has an attached exercise room and full bath.

Lay of the Land: It’s places like this that remind us why “sportsman’s paradise” is slapped onto our license plates. A private 3-acre lake with a deck and a horse barn with three stalls spread out across the 12-acre property. In the immediate backyard, there’s an outdoor kitchen and multiple seating areas.

Contact: Jerry Del Rio, Del Rio Real Estate, (225) 806-8532

By the Numbers: 4 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms | 1 half bath | 5,052 square feet