Aug. 2, 2013 06:00 AM
2,700 square feet in the city or 4,300 square feet on 17 acres in the country Friday, Aug. 2, 2013
By IND Monthly Staff

A three-bedroom, three-bath lake-front home

Price: $485,000

Address: 106 Deer Run Drive, Lafayette

Size: 2,715 square feet

Price per square foot: $178

Setting: This 1.5-story home sits high on a corner lake-front lot with a cozy outdoor kitchen just across from the Acadiana Mall on Johnston Street.

The Home: This 2007 Parade of Homes property has a private office, huge crown molding with custom trim, upgraded double insulated windows, designer tones inside and out along with marble and wood flooring, stain glass details and soaring ceilings. Custom wood plantation shutters on every window open to beautiful lake views.

A true Acadian style house on 17-plus acres
A three-bedroom, three bath restored home

Price: $500,000

Address: 2352 Prairie Ronde Highway, Opelousas

Size: 4,330 square feet

Price per square foot: $115

Setting: Originally built in the late 1800s and known as the Bertrand Plantation, this beautifully restored home sits among mighty oaks, pecans and fruit trees with a fully stocked pond.

The Home: This restored home maintains its heart with reclaimed cypress planks in the den, modern bathrooms with antique touches and a guest room with handicap-accessible bathroom. Upstairs one room is a bedroom ready for use while the other is historically correct without changes. A screened porch overlooks a property that includes a barn, blacksmith shop, chicken coop, concrete block dairy building, smoke house and room for horses.

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