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Bayou St. John Center Hall Sells For $2.5M

The home originally hit the market asking $3.8 million

In January, a magnificent—albeit old and in need of updates—center hall right on Bayou St. John hit the market, boldly asking $3.8 million. Not long after chopping that asking price down to $2.9 million, the house recently sold for $2.5 million.

The buyer's name was not disclosed, and it hasn't appeared in public records yet, but a spokesman for the selling agent said "the buyer only looked at this house and they were not actively looking" and it was "too good to pass up."

The 5,679 square-foot property sits on nearly an acre of land and includes a pool, a guest house, and a basement "speakeasy" bar and giant fireplace.

Historic home on Bayou St. John tops weekly sales [CityBusiness]
Magnificent Bayou St. John Center Hall Estate Asks $3.8M [Curbed NOLA]