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329 Dezaire Dr, Madisonville, LA

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329 Dezaire Dr, Madisonville, LA

The home located at 329 Dezaire Dr, Madisonville, LA has four spacious bedrooms, three full bathrooms, offers tons of natural light and has wooden floors.Price: $359,500
MLS number: 2006781
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2674

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Immaculate Inside and Out!

The gorgeous French Country-style home located at 329 Dezaire Dr in Madisonville, LA is simply spectacular.  Step through the beautiful glass front doorway into the spacious foyer.  High ceilings help make the 2674 square foot open floor plan feel even more spacious.  A wall of windows allow plenty of natural light to fill this beautiful space.

Love to cook or entertain?  The spacious kitchen has tons of beautiful granite counter space, including a center island.  Stainless steel appliances create an even more polished look.  Have breakfast in the eating area right off the kitchen and dinner in your separate formal dining room.

Retreat to your master suite to close off the stresses of the day and unwind.  The coffered ceilings provide a dramatic architectural element to the room.  The large master bathroom includes a makeup vanity, his and hers closets, a large garden tub and separate, custom shower.

The landscaping is absolutely breathtaking.  If you love greenery, you're going to be in heaven.  The flowerbed provides a pop of color and is easy to maintain.  The dedicated greenspace on two sides of the property mean that you will have lush, natural views for years to come.

The home at 329 Dezaire Dr in Madisonville, LA is located just minutes from tons of shopping, wonderful St Tammany Parish schools and the I 12.  If you would like to take a tour of this property, please contact me.

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308 Bordeaux Ct, Madisonville, LA

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308 Bordeaux Ct, Madisonville, LA

The 3 bed/3.5 bath, 3447 square foot home located at 308 Bordeaux Ct in Madisonville, LA offers beautiful amenities within walking distance of everything.Price: $649,000
MLS number: 2007614
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3.5
Square Footage: 3447

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A Piece of Heaven by the Tchefunte River

This beautiful home at 308 Bordeaux Ct in Madisonville, LA is located directly across the street from the Tchefunte River.  It is comprised of sturdy steel I-beam construction and is within walking distance of everything.  You know you are entering a work of art when you walk through the custom glass front doors.  The gourmet kitchen will impress even the most seasoned chef.  There is plenty of granite counter space to work with and the custom cabinets provide tons of storage.  GE Monogram stainless steel appliances offer a polished look to this spacious room.

Did you have a long, trying day?  Retire to the master suite where you can curl up with a good book in the private den.  Soak the stress away in your master bath's garden tub.  A two-sided fireplace will help keep the winter chill at bay.  Your custom closets provide plenty of space for your wardrobe.  A large screened back patio off the master is the perfect place to sip your coffee or tea while you greet the morning.

Stave off the sweltering summer sun in your own backyard pool.  It is also a fantastic way to incorporate exercise into your daily routine.  When the sun sets and you want to soak your weary muscles, hop into the attached hot tub while you listen to relaxing music via the five channel surround sound system with outdoor speakers.  You can reach every floor of this three story abode courtesy of your very own hydraulic elevator, too.  No part of this home is out of reach for anyone!

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The 3 bed/3.5 bath, 3447 square foot home located at 308 Bordeaux Ct in Madisonville, LA offers beautiful amenities within walking distance of everything.

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2015 Mandeville Live Free Friday Concerts

by Kim Higgins

There are only two 2015 Mandeville Live Free Friday Concerts left for the season. Jazz vocalist John Boutte and Boogie Falaya are scheduled to perform.Do you enjoy good music?  How does some smooth jazz sound?  Or would you rather hear something with more of a Mardi Gras feel to it?  Then you, my friends, are in for a treat!  Grab your friends and family and make plans to attend one of the 2015 Mandeville Live Free Friday Concerts scheduled over the next two weeks.

What: 2015 Mandeville Live Free Friday Concerts
Where: Mandeville Trailhead (675 Lafitte St)
When: April 17 & 24 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Cost: FREE
Contact: Alia Casborn, City of Mandeville (985) 624-3147 or via email

Click here to se what is available for sale in St Tammany Parish right now!For a few weeks each year, the City offers up live concerts from talented local musicians absolutely free of charge to the Mandeville community.  There are only two 2015 Mandeville Live Free Friday Concerts left for the season.  They will be held at the Mandeville Trailhead in Old Mandeville this Friday, April 17th and next Friday, April 24th.  This Friday's featured act is New Orleans jazz vocalist John Boutte.  Boogie Falaya will close out the season next Friday by performing their musical stylings of all genres of music with a decidedly New Orleans dash of flavor.

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The 2015 Mandeville Live Free Friday Concerts are "BYOS" events, ie "bring your own seating".  You will need a blanket and/or folding chairs to listen in comfort.  Rain is in the forecast for this Friday night.  So make sure you dress warmly and bring some umbrellas to stay dry.  No one is allowed to bring any outside food or drink with them.  However, there will be vendors on-site to sell you refreshments during the concert.  Parking is available for free both on-site and off-street.

For more information about the 2015 Mandeville Live Free Friday Concerts, please contact Alia Casborne at the City of Mandeville.  You only have two more opportunities this year to enjoy the fine talents of these local artists for FREE.  Don't miss your chance!

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2015 Taste of Covington

by Kim Higgins

The 2015 Taste of Covington event is four days filled with the best food available in the city, wonderful wine and tons of fun for everyone to enjoy.Each year, the Covington Business Association hosts a four day food and wine event unlike any other.  This event is meant to highlight the very best that the Covington community has to offer.  In just four short years, this has become one of the city's premiere celebrations.  You are not going to want to miss any part of the 2015 Taste of Covington if you can help it!

What: 2015 Taste of Covington
Where: Throughout Covington LA
When: April 9-12, 2015 
Cost: Varies Per Event
Contact: Cliff Bergeron, Covington Business Association (504) 439-2543 or via email

To kick off the 2015 Taste of Covington, several Covington restaurants will be offering their Vintner's Dinner on Thursday evening.  Chefs at each participating restaurant will be preparing a special meal that includes wine pairings.  Cocktails start at 6:30pm, with the dinner menu served at 7pm.  To be a part of this, you will need to contact a participating restaurant to make reservations.  Several of these restaurants are already sold out for tomorrow night.  However, you can still contact Annadele's Plantation Restaurant at (985) 809-7669, Dakota Restaurant at (985) 892-3712, The English Tearoom at (985) 898-3988 or Ox Lot 9 at (985) 400-5663.

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From 7pm to 9pm on Friday, Acquistapace's Covington Supermarket will be offering a Grand Tasting at their 125 E 21st Ave location.  There is so much to see and taste here that they had to expand to two tents to fit it all in.  For just $40 per person, you will receive a commemorative glass, selections of cheese and deli items and wine tastings.  Tickets are limited.  You can purchase your Grand Tasting tickets online here.

On Saturday, the Southern Hotel will be hosting their Fiesta Del Vino wine tasting event.  You must be 21 or older to attend and seats are extremely limited.  For just $60 per person, you will receive a commemorative wine glass, several premium wine tastings and incredible hor d'oeuvres.  Purchase your Fiesta Del Vino tickets online here.

Saturday evening, the entire downtown Covington area will be open from 6pm to 9pm for the City's free Spring for Art event.  Stop in at any of the wonderful boutiques in the downtown area to enjoy extended shopping hours.  Music will accompany your shopping extravaganza wherever you go.  View beautiful artwork from some very talented artists while sipping wine provided by the individual shops specifically for this event.

The entire 2015 Taste of Covington event ends things with a fun champagne jazz brunch at Ox Lot 9.  Unfortunately, the brunch is completely sold out.  But you can still enjoy the other three days of food, wine and fun.  Just make sure you get your tickets to whichever 2015 Taste of Covington event you are most interested in as soon as possible.  These babies are going fast!

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2015 Mandeville Easter Egg Hunt

by Kim Higgins

The Easter Bunny isn't too busy to stop by the 2015 Mandeville Easter Egg Hunt and Farmer's Market this Saturday, April 4th. Visit with him & take a pic.The Easter Bunny is busy finalizing the details for this Sunday.  But, why wait until then to celebrate?  Start a little early in our Mandeville community by visiting the 2015 Mandeville Easter Egg Hunt and Farmer's Market this Saturday.  

What: 2015 Mandeville Easter Egg Hunt & Farmer's Market
Where: Mandeville Trailhead (675 Lafitte St)
When: Saturday, April 4, 2015 9am to 1pm
Admission: FREE
Contact: Mandeville Trailhead (985) 624-3147

Vendors at the farmer's market are open for business at 9am.  However, the 2015 Mandeville Easter Egg Hunt and all the festivities surrounding it start at 10am.  Guests will enjoy live performances of magic and music by Chris Eschete and The Singsations.  Get your face painted like a princess, a pirate, a tiger or a bunny for Easter.  Visit the Adventure Pets tent to see and pet a wide variety of bunnies on display.  Watch the Mandeville Gymnastics Academy as they perform amazing feats of acrobatics.  Try your hand at some Easter-themed arts and crafts.  There will even be free candy for the kiddies.

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The Easter Bunny will be visiting the 2015 Mandeville Easter Egg Hunt and Farmer's Market as well.  He will be leading a group of kids through a bunny trail at 12pm.  Parents: don't forget to bring your cameras with you.  The Easter Bunny will be more than happy to provide photo-ops with the kids

Since you will be at the farmer's market anyway, visit some of the food vendors to pick up something for Easter dinner.  They have fresh produce, organic meat, artisan cheeses, baked goods and desserts.  Whatever you need for a sumptuous meal with your family, you will find it at the 2015 Mandeville Easter Egg Hunt and Farmer's Market.  Happy Easter!

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St Tammany Parish Farmer's Markets

by Kim Higgins

When you purchase goods from St Tammany Parish Farmer's Markets in Abita Springs, Covington, Folsom and Mandeville, you are helping the local economy.I don't know about you, but I absolutely love visiting my local St Tammany Parish Farmer's Markets.  Supermarkets are great when you are in a pinch, but there is nothing like one of the farmer's market in our own St Tammany Parish community.  You get the freshest possible produce as well as grass-fed beef, freshly cut flowers and artisan cheeses while supporting our local economy.  We are lucky enough to have several different farmer's markets to choose from here in St Tammany Parish.

Abita Springs Farmer's Market (22049 Main St, Abita Springs) - Open from 12pm to 4pm every Sunday afternoon year round.  Pick up a freshly baked pie from The Peanut Factory (last week's special was key lime).  Email Stoney Point Farm to put in an order for one of their produce bundles that you can pick up at the farmer's market.  You will just need to make sure you get your order to them by 12pm on Saturday for Sunday pick up.  Find veggie plants to take back to your home to cultivate courtesy of Gravel Road Farm.  And, of course, there will be arts, crafts, baked goods and plenty of live music.

Covington Farmer's Market (Wed market: Covington Trailhead, 419 N New Hampshire, Sat market: Covington City Hall, 609 N Columbia St) - There are two locations to better serve you.  The Wednesday market is open from 10am to 2pm while the Saturday market is open from 8am to 12pm.  You will find plenty of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants, herbs, organic meat and eggs, baked goods and more.  Live music fills the air while you shop, with different performers featured each week.

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Folsom Village Market (Behind Town Hall, 13401 June St, Folsom) - Open 9am to 1pm on the second, fourth and fifth Saturdays of every month.  Pick up fresh seasonal produce, boiled peanuts, fresh made cracklins', gourmet nuts and much, much more.  Find unique gifts that are as special as the person they are intended for here, including handmade jewelry, clothing, soap and leather goods.

Mandeville Trailhead Community Market (675 Lafitte St, Mandeville) - Open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm come rain or shine.  Local artisans showcase their unique talents.  Some of these artists will even host workshops to show you how to create your own artwork.  Live entertainment always makes everyone happy.  There will be a special Easter at the Market event from 10am to 1pm on April 4th that will include special Easter activities for the kids, a petting zoo, candy, games and photo ops with the Easter Bunny himself.  This market is open year round.

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The weekends are really jumping around here.  That's when you can find several St Tammany Parish Farmer's Markets open for business.  Pick up fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and desserts to put on the dinner table for your family that same evening.  Support your local farmers, bakers and artisans by visiting a farmer's market near you this week.

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Tennessee Williams Literary Festival

by Kim Higgins

If you can relate to Stella!, then you're probably a Tennessee Williams fan. And if you're  a fan, then you'll thoroughly enjoy taking the short drive to New Orleans for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, held March 25th through 29th.

Tennessee Williams loved New Orleans, and New Orleans loves him too. Williams frequently worked in New Orleans to create his world-famous plays.

Thousands of people travel to New Orleans each year to attend the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival.  It has been named one of the top literary festivals in the United States, and authors, playwrights, actors, and speakers come together to discuss the work of Williams.  The literary panels at this festival highlight the top names in literature study.  Both local and national performers also come to perform their favorite Tennessee Williams plays, sometimes with their own angles.

Special events and contests are planned during the festival, which include the poetry contest, one-act play contest, and fiction contest. One the most popular contests is the “Stella!” shouting match in the French Quarter. Contestants dress like Stanley Kowalski and re-enact their famous line to judges on the balcony of the Pontalba Apartments at Jackson Square. This is one fun event you won’t want to miss. And, in the interests of gender fairness, women contestants are permitted to shout “Stanley!”

In addition, there will be numerous other events, including a “Drummer and Smoke” music program, Scholars’ Conference, Literary Late Night Series and literary walking tours and food events.

Venues in the city’s notable French Quarter where festival events will take place, include the Williams Research Center of the Historic New Orleans Collection, the Palm Court Jazz Café, the Hotel Monteleone, the Hermann-Grima and Gallier Houses, Le Petit Theatre and its adjacent restaurants, Arnaud’s and Muriel’s restaurants.

The Tennessee Williams Festival is also a wonderful time for literature enthusiasts to meet other enthusiasts, whether it be at one of the festival’s book club meet-ups, at a play, or through one of the contests. Festival fans can keep posted on the Speakers pages and Festival Updates.

To register for the festival or for more information call 504-581-1144 or 1-800-990-FEST. You can also visit the Tennessee Williams website or find information on Facebook and Twitter.

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Buying a Home in Madisonville

by Kim Higgins

Madisonville is located north of Lake Pontchartrain, approximately 40 miles from New Orleans.  Residents enjoy the feel of a close community, the warmth of neighbor unity and the excitement of living on the waterfront.

The town, originally named Coquille, was founded by Juan Baham around 1800.  Later it was incorporated into the United States in 1810 and the name changed in honor of President James Madison.  Madisonville’s strong sense of historic preservation is shared by descendants of the first pioneers and new residents alike.  Restoration of many original homes continues as well as new construction in keeping with the character of the town.

Buying a home in Madisonville, will ensure your family has access to the top schools in the St. Tammany Parish school district, a quality-built home that will retain its value, and access to all sorts of historic, recreational, and water related activities. If you want a home on the water in St. Tammany Parish, you must check out everything Madisonville, Louisiana has to offer. 

Preserving its personality as a river town today, Madisonville features marinas, recreational boating and aquatic activities for the whole family.  And that brings us to the 14th Annual Cruisin' on the River Car Show that will take place on Saturday, May 16th on the Tchefuncte Riverfront.  Overlooking the river are some of the area's finest restaurants, antique and specialty shops as well as a thriving business community.  Visitors come out each year in May for the fun and festivities. Sponsored by the Chamber, the show is an attraction for car enthusiasts of all ages.  Awards are given in many different categories and admission is free to the public.

The appeal, warmth and history make quaint Madisonville a wonderful destination for a day, a week, or a lifetime.

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Living in Mandeville

by Kim Higgins

Mandeville is a beautiful city and bountiful community offering its residents an exceptional quality of life. In addition to its wonderful location to New Orleans via the Causeway, the city is home to great shopping and upscale dining. Lake Pontchartrain and Trailhead are just a few of the remarkable outdoor activities enjoyed by the community. 

Mandeville embraces the quietness of its rich natural environment. As a lakefront and water-oriented community, residents enjoy a mild climate accompanied by beautiful live oaks, magnolias and soaring pines. Many warm, sunny days are spent by families, walking, jogging or swimming on the lakefront.  

Across from the lakefront you'll find breathtaking centuries-old, historic waterfront homes as well as well-known restaurants and bars with balconies facing Lake Pontchartrain. For local boaters and fisherman, the Pontchartrain Yacht Club is located at the end of Lakeshore Drive.  Across the street from the Club is what locals call the Mandeville Harbor which offers a boat launch, a marina, and covered pavilions for fishing and picnicking on the lake.

St. Tammany Parish renovated the railroad tracks that expanded from Slidell to Covington in what is now the Tammany Trace, a 31-mile walking and biking trail.  Each town and city in West St. Tammany Parish has a trailhead.  The Mandeville Trailhead is located in Old Mandeville, the area between Florida Street and Lakeshore Drive (from north to south).  The Trailhead features The Depot Museum at the Mandeville Trailhead Cultural Center, an interactive water-park, amphitheater, and a farmer’s market held every Saturday. 

Mandeville has been selected numerous times as one of the Relocate America Top 100 Places to Live.  The city offers top rated schools in the state of Louisiana with Blue Ribbon and Five Star Schools, and they were named by Money Magazine as One of the Top 100 School Systems in the Nation’s Major Metropolitan Areas. Mandeville was also selected as the best place in Louisiana to raise children in an annual survey by the national business magazine website, Bloomberg Business. Mandeville ranked number one in the state. 

We know you'll find Mandeville to be a wonderful place to live!

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The Best of Covington

by Kim Higgins

The City of Covington is one of Southern charm, with a variety of boutiques, specialty shops, art museums and restaurants.  The downtown historical district is where the community celebrates the history and culture through music, food and the arts. 

There are a variety of events that promote downtown Covington as a cultural center in the region. Whether you're a Covington resident or visitor, here are some events and activities you won't want to miss! 

The Covington Trailhead is the location of a 31-mile paved trail called the Tammany Trace, which joins the cities of Covington, Abita Springs, Lacombe, Mandeville, and Slidell. Located at 419 N. New Hampshire Street, the Trailhead is in walking distance of the downtown restaurants and shops. Resembling an old-style railroad station, the Trailhead includes an amphitheater, a grassy hill for audience seating, a covered marketplace, water fountains, restrooms, museum and visitor center, and a small movie theater. 

Explorations in Texture & Color with Anne Cicero will be held at the St. Tammany Art Association on March 4th and 5th, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Create unique and exciting Acrylic surfaces, add attention and inspiration to your painting method with texture and color.  

St. Tammany is a non-profit supported by its community and members, and has been serving the Northshore for over 50 years.  For additional information and a list of  upcoming events, visit the St. Tammany Art Association website

Chef Soiree is about exceptional food and beverages, fun, music, and a magnificent fireworks display all in one evening. This special event with communities support, helps the Youth Service Bureau to provide critical services to our young people. The Chef Soiree will be held on Sunday, March 15th, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at Bogue Falaya Park, 213 Park Drive. For questions or additional information, please call Youth Service Bureau, (985)-893-2570.

 

The Covington Farmers Market is a welcoming community of local producers that offer fresh produce, eggs, milk, cheeses, meats, jams and jellies, authentic foods, pies, pastries, candy and more. The market also offers a wide selection of live local, ornamental and culinary plants. The market is open each Wednesday from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. at the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire, and Saturdays, from 8:00 a.m.-12 noon on the lawn of the Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia Street.  On Saturdays expect to find live music and complimentary samples from local chefs. Wednesdays includes great lunch options and more music.

 

Live music at the Covington Farmers Market is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the St. Tammany Parish Commission of Cultural Affairs. 

 

 

 

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Kim Higgins
Realty Executives SELA
4700 Highway 22, Suite 5
Mandeville LA 70471
Direct: (985) 705-1910
Office: (985) 778-0657

The information contained in this web site is provided by the listing agent or broker for the sole purpose of consumers' personal use and to assist consumers in identifying properties for potential purchase. This information is deemed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed. You should independently verify the information regarding property that interests you. Neither the listing agents/brokers, Kim Higgins, nor Realty Executives SELA, shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, misprints or other mistakes. This information is subject to change without notice. All properties are subject to prior sale, change or withdrawal without notice. You should know that, given the volume of listings, delays in removing or posting listings, in correcting misinformation, or in supplementing information on this web site are inevitable. If you have an interest in certain properties, then please confirm their availability and facts as soon as possible. Neither the listing agents/brokers, Kim Higgins, nor Realty Executives SELA, make any express or implied warranties for any of the information provided herein to a potential purchaser of a listed property or any consumers.

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