4917 St. Charles Avenue photo 1
4917 St. Charles Avenue photo 2

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Living Area

5310 Sq Ft.

Lot Size

51/48 X 142/124.


Fully Restored in Grand Traditional Style with State-of-the-Art Amenities

This masterpiece of a home is nestled in the Avenue’s prominent 4900 block, which showcases the creations of other great turn-of-the-century designers such as Emile Weil and Mary Louise Genella.

Exterior walls, porch columns and classic details have been newly painted and fully restored to their original magnificence

Grand Foyer is adorned with crystal chandelier, five continuous stained glass windows, leaded beveled glass window and door, spindle banister stair, and wainscoting, all original to house and accented by Brunschwig & Fils gold wall covering

Custom milled borders, rosettes and bulls-eyes appear in abundance, all congruent with original style

New baseboards throughout first and second floors complement stunning hardwood floors, newly refinished in high gloss polyurethane

Four authentic Williamsburg reproduction heavy brass chandeliers by Virginia Metal Crafters grace the parlors, den, and master suite, along with matching sconces in the halls and guest bath.

Eleven-foot ceilings boast graceful new picture rails

Pocket doors embellished with original brass hardware open to reveal First and Second Parlors: Both have elaborate mantles with borders of granite and original tile

Handsome Dining Room also features hand-restored wooden mantle with ubatuba granite border, summer front, bay windows, and artistic details continued from previous rooms

Expanded powder room contains beveled mirror with custom mill work, Scalamandré wall covering, and new furnishings, all doubled in second bedroom above

Kitchen combines traditional elegance with top-of-the-line amenities including ThermodorTM oven, ProfessionalTM line hood, brand new KitchenAidTM dishwasher, built-in side-by-side refrigerator, built-in display cabinets, and granite top counters

Kitchen is illuminated by picture window overlooking patio, as well as original
crystal chandelier, hand-restored and plated in nickel to match kitchen fixtures

Private master suite is beautifully appointed with floor-to-ceiling windows offering breath-taking views of the avenue, access to balcony, sculpted fireplace with original tile, and vast walk-in closet with built-in shelves

Mirrored bathroom contains custom milled cabinets, invisible closet, granite counter, custom window, and BroadwayTM polished brass faucets

Remaining wing of bedrooms includes original fireplace, built-in desk, immense closet space, and two full baths, one with cast iron whirlpool-style decked tub

Finished third floor could function as apartment, encompassing wet bar, full bath with original claw tub, restored windows, exposed beams and brick, plenty of cabinet space, telephone & cable outlets

Generous back porch is perfect for entertaining, complete with deep serving ledge, lamp,
and charming spindled banister

Double stairs extend from porch to exquisite private patio accented by gracious four-tiered fountain, water plants, and lush landscaping

Enclosed side-yard with private entrance to house could house play yard or garden –; dog run and newly painted storage shed frame remaining side

Additional Improvements:

Stained glass windows protected with polycarbonate

Exterior flood lights illumine Foyer windows - controlled by interior switch

Restored original nine-foot cypress doors with brass hardware

Oversized washer & dryer included

Sheers, rods, and 400 hand-painted rings included

Interior paint recently stripped for polished finish

Additional electric outlets added to halls for lighting

AC & heating systems newly upgraded, including York compressors, evaporator coils, and package unit, duct work, vents and flu

New roof, gutters, and downspouts

New security system by Metropolitan Electronics includes tv camera, motion detectors,
and exterior alarm, smoke, and heat detectors

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