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1056 Peninsula Dr, Slidell, LA 70460 - Official Listing Page

 BAYOU BONFOUCA PARADISE

UPDATE: SOLD AND CLOSED 1/31/17 

 

1056 Peninsula Drive, Slidell, LA 70460


4 Bedrooms/ 3 Full Baths/1 Half Bath
Office / Bonus Room
3350 Sq Ft Living / 5762 Sq Ft Total
1600 Sq Ft Bar/Game Room Lower Level
4 Car Garage / Oversized Covered Boat Hoist

New Bulkhead and Boatlift

Navigable Waterfront - Bayou Bonfouca 

Price: $535,000.00

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Location, Location, Location. Rare Opportunity to Purchase Prime Property on Prestigious Peninsula Drive overlooking Bayou Bonfouca and the National Wildlife Refuge. Indulge in the luxury of the wake zone waterway allowing you to jetski and wakeboard right behind your home, or lower your boat and arrive minutes later in Lake Pontchartrain after winding around the scenic banks of the natural bayou at a speed you enjoy.  

Elevated high above the waterway and adorned with custom floor- to- ceiling windows, the great room offers unprecedented views of the bayou. Relish in the thrill of being greeted by your sunrise to the left, sunset to the right and the ambiance of the city lights at night. Glass encased, gas fireplace delivers the perfect mood and temperature for cozying up on cool nights. Complete with custom- built cabinets, surround sound speakers and wet bar, this oversized great room is the quintessential arrangement whether you are entertaining or having a quiet evening at home.

Step outside from the great room and relax on your choice of balcony areas;   an upper balcony equipped with a gas cooking grill for higher level views or a lower secret balcony which offers the perfect amount of privacy while still enjoying the fresh breezes and tranquil sounds of the natural wildlife and waterway.

Perfectly located, the kitchen is open to the great room, shares the unobstructed water views and has a wrap-around bar with ample seating. Granite countertops, custom-built cabinets, stainless Bosch gas range and breakfast seating area. The formal dining room with wood flooring, custom wainscoting and crown molding is adjacent to the kitchen.  

Massive entry foyer with soaring ceilings, 3 tiered wrought iron chandelier, double glass doors and transom and stained oak staircase offer an extraordinary first impression when entering the home.  The guest suite with full bath and large walk-in closet is located just off the entry foyer.

Privately situated master bedroom suite has wood flooring, elegant seating area overlooking the bayou,  luxurious en-suite bathroom with dual vanities, seated dressing area, spa tub, separate frameless glass enclosed shower and enormous walk-in closet.

Two large bedrooms with walk –in closets, window nook seating overlooking the bayou, and Jack-n-Jill bath located on second floor. Office with built-in shelving and custom glass windows overlooking the entry foyer also on second floor. 

Tucked high up on the third floor is a bonus room with an observation window providing far reaching views of the waterway and city. A perfect place for any member of the family to slip away and find instant serenity.

Designed to take full advantage of living on the bayou and enjoying the outdoor life is the 1600 square feet finished, open-air multipurpose area below the home on the ground level with a half bath.   The entertainment area has custom vinyl bead board barreled ceilings with hanging electric lanterns and an entertainment center with storage cabinets.  Three sets of louvered folding doors open to the rear of the home providing views of the water as well as access to the enormous concrete patio area just outside.

At the water’s edge; the property features a new vinyl bulkhead including new tie backs and deadmen, a new oversized covered boat hoist with  heavy duty motor, cables and straps to lift a 30+ft, 10,000+ pound boat,  a 220 amp outlet on the lift for your vessel, a covered gazebo and a new 30 foot  fishing dock.

Four car garage with 14’ ceilings and 10’ doors. Three separately zoned a/c units, insulated windows, and LED lighting offer energy efficiency.

Owners are Louisiana Licensed Real Estate Agents.

 

985-707-7624 Karin's Cell

985-646-0025 Office

 

 

Articles about nearby home of local, internationally known artist,
George Dunbar beautifully describing life on the bayou.
His home is just up the bayou and can be seen from 1056 Peninsula Drive:



"Brio on The Bayou" A Modern Edge for an Artist's Residence Near New Orleans. - Architectural Digest  

 "It's not like mountains, which bowl you over immediately. Here, the landscape creeps up on you until one morning, you wake up totally addicted: The textures change throughout the year; the colors shift; the water flows in and out, fast or slow. It's subtle and, eventually, quite hypnotic." - George Dunbar

"Picture Perfect" George Dunbar frames his art in a modernist gem near Slidell. - The Times Picayune 

 "I love museums, but I don't want to live in one," Dunbar said. "My house is a place to show art, but it's also for serving lunch to friends, for watching sunsets, for feeling the breeze from the bayou. It's a place to relax with a drink – just look at my bar. Who expects vodka rocks from a museum? " - George Dunbar

 

 

 

Article about Heritage Park Marina to Be Built on Bayou Bonfouca:

 

Financing in place to begin building marina at Slidell Heritage Park - The New Orleans Advocate 

"Progress on plans to create a marina in Slidell’s Heritage Park has been as meandering and slow-moving as the bayous that snake through St. Tammany Parish, but the long-awaited project is finally getting close to launch.

The Slidell City Council voted last week to provide $600,000 to meet the city’s share of a federal grant to repair bulkheads and build a marina with space for 42 boats, nine slips and a floating docking space. City Councilman Bill Borchert, who has pushed the project, said construction could begin June 1 and take up to nine months."

 

 

 

 

 


 

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