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For $1.75M, this Maurepas mansion offers a riverfront getaway complete with tennis court and helipad

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The circa-2011 home offers luxury on a very, very grand scale

A two-story brick mansion is surrounded by topiaries and green grass.
Surrounded by bald cypress, tupelo trees, and wildlife, the property is accessible by car, helicopter, or boat (there’s a dock and lift).

Curbed New Orleans focuses on properties within the Crescent City, but occasionally a tantalizing listing comes along that sits outside parish limits. Sometimes it’s a historic site; sometimes it’s a charming waterfront retreat, and sometimes it’s the ~10,000-square-foot lovechild of Graceland and a Vegas casino.

Thanks to its Turkish marble floors, home theater, and heliport, it’s pretty obvious which category this Maurepas mansion falls under. The “French Provincial” manse sits about 60 miles west of New Orleans, right on the Amite River.

The 3.3-acre grounds are positioned to take advantage of Louisiana’s status as a “sportsman’s paradise,” thanks to the river access and views. But there’s also a playground better than what you’d find at many public schools, a putting green, and a screened pool and tennis court. There’s an outdoor kitchen—de rigueur in the luxury getaway market, but probably the least interesting of this home’s amenities, especially compared to the rustic, treehouse-like guest house, which sits in the swamp at the end of a raised boardwalk.

Inside, the five-bedroom, six-bedroom house raises the stakes when it comes to whimsically over-the-top opulence. Cloud murals, decorative Greek columns, and grand (but unnecessary) staircases are present throughout: there are steps leading to the platform master bed, the soaking tub, and the upper row of the home theater’s stadium seating. We could go on, but it’s better to click the listing and let this $1,750,000 home speak for itself.

Via: Jackie Montgomery of Engel & Völkers New Orleans

A bar sits in the center of a room with a cloud mural ceiling, faux Greek columns, and Turkish marble floors.
Bar stools flank a U-shaped wet bar in the open living area.
A bed sits on a platform with four steps leading up to it and wall-to-wall carpeting.
The master bedroom includes iron work reminiscent of a French Quarter balcony.
Brown leather chairs arranged on two stadium-like platforms are positioned to view a large, curtained video screen.
Six leather recliners provide comfy seating in the home theater.
A woodsy cabin with swamp views has high vaulted ceilings and a tin roof.
The guest house has cathedral ceilings and a lofted sleeping space.
A tennis court by a river and swamp is covered by a soaring screen enclosure.
The screened tennis court enjoys views of the Amite River.