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253 West Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806 
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1949
Square Feet: 2,306
Min. Down: N/A
Lot Size: 80 x 120
HOA Fees: N/A
Floors: 2
BR Area # Area 06
Parish East Baton Rouge
Acreage .22
Schools Baton Rouge Magnet High, Catholic High, St. Joseph's, Our Lady of Mercy, Sacred Heart and minutes to LSU lab school
Property Type: Single Family (Detached)
Subdivision: MidCity

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Phone: (225) 241-6427
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Property Details


Below market, solid brick up to the eaves! Features a new roof February 2020. Energy Star insulated windows in main house. Includes a detached income producing cottage. Main house 2306 living area w/ 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and open kitchen/entertaining area. Also features a bonus room upstairs and basement. Basement = 1410 square feet and 1 bedroom 2-story cottage w/ screened in porch - 700 sq. ft. Front & rear porches w/ outdoor patio and a very lovely yard. Entire house equipped with alarm and video security. Mature fruit trees, ivy covered brick walls, nearly century old towering oak tree. House is walkable to restaurants and bars: MidCity Beer Garden, Curbside, Doe's, Radio Bar, Phil Brady's, French Truck Coffee, Elsie's Pies, Simple Joe: grocery stores: Calandro's, Albertson's and a few minutes to Trader Joes. THE schools include: Baton Rouge Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Baton Rouge Magnet High, Baton Rouge Community College, Catholic High, St. Josephs, Our Lady of Mercy and Sacred Heart. Walk, bike, or drive to Walgreen's and CVS. One block from Baton Rouge General Hospital and emergency room and nationally recognized health/medical affiliations. Minutes to I-10, downtown and Louisiana State University/LSU. This home is near several shopping centers from Jefferson Highway. Five minutes from Live After Five. Neighborhood bordered by Acadian Throughway and S. Foster Drive. Walk to yoga, the YMCA, Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), etc. Main house boasts two HVAC systems (two-stage air conditioning) and tankless water heaters on both houses. West Drive is one street long bordered by Government Street and North Boulevard. It is adjacent to Ogden Park and one block from Capital Heights and adjacent to the Steel Place, Hundred Oaks, and Goodwood neighborhoods. West Drive is the very heart of Baton Rouge and the Mid City Art & Design District which hosts multiple annual arts events complete with music, free shuttles and food/drink: Down the street from the new Entergy entertainment complex and White Star Market: Total square footage of all three floors including the basement and second house is a total of 4,227 sq. ft. House appraised at $335,000.00. Walk into instant equity with an income producing property. COMPS: Recently sold houses on West Drive for $279k, $369k and a 1300 square feet house $217,500k and $275k across from this property. MUST BE PRE-APPROVED NO OWNER FINANCING NO REALTOR REPRESENTATION


Property Features:

  • Double Oven
  • Gas Stove
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Appliances Included
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Brick Exterior
  • Double Insulated Windows
  • Original Features
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Neutral Colors
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Open Floor Plan
  • Central Air
  • Central Heating
  • Energy Efficient Systems
  • Renovated
  • Mother-in-Law Suite/Apt.
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Smoke Free
  • Pergola
  • Courtyard
  • Arbor
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Fenced Yard
  • Kitchen
  • Keeping Area
  • Master Bedroom
  • Master Bathroom
  • Den
  • Dining Room
  • Living Room
  • Family Room/Great Room
  • Home Office
  • Attic
  • Cellar
  • Bonus Room
  • Main Floor Bathroom
  • Main Floor Bedroom
  • Security System
  • Traditional

Lot Features:

  • Street Lights

Community Features:

  • Close Distance from Schools
  • Exercise Area
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