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Post by Thorin on Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:06 pm

This five-story home in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is one of the most beautiful homes we've ever seen.


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The house sits on a 14 acre lot filled with giant live oak trees.
It stands at 66 feet high and even has a moat.
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Each floor is one large octagonal room and a wooden spiral staircase takes you from floor to floor.
 
The symmetrical home opens to a formal dining room, living area and kitchen, while the second and third floors each feature a bedroom suite.
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A fourth-floor terrace and fifth-floor rooftop patio cap off the impressive structure.
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In 2012, the home was actually on the market for $6.83 million, but was taken off the market later that year.
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Post by 'Wolfie on Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:16 am

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I wonder how they control the mosquitoes in that moat...

And somebody should tell them that blue-green algae is a health hazard..

I doubt any fish could live well in that 'moat'.

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Post by nicko on Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:12 am

If I could get to the top floor I'd have Nose bleeds !
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Post by Original Quill on Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:56 pm

WhoseYourWolfie wrote:Smile

I wonder how they control the mosquitoes in that moat...

You hit the nail on the head.  Louisiana is a beautiful state...wonderful.  And that architecture is beautiful.  But all that came to mind when I saw the moss on those cypress trees, was slapping my forearm from sooo many mosquitoe bites.

Ehhh...and that open air bedroom is a dining hall for the little buggers!  Rolling Eyes

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Post by 'Wolfie on Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:44 am

Razz

That's why they have that mozzie net hanging above the bed..

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Post by eddie on Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:51 pm

WhoseYourWolfie wrote:Smile

I wonder how they control the mosquitoes in that moat...

And somebody should tell them that blue-green algae is a health hazard..

I doubt any fish could live well in that 'moat'.


Wolf, that’s exactly what I said!
It is a beautiful-looking home though.

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Post by JulesV on Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:42 pm

Gorgeous wooden floor tiles, canopied bed, hammock. Just BEAUTIFUL. Great find!  cheers

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Post by eddie on Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:46 pm

Jules wrote:Gorgeous wooden floor tiles, canopied bed, hammock. Just BEAUTIFUL. Great find!  cheers

Apart from the mosquitoe...I’d never want to leave....

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Post by 'Wolfie on Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:34 am

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The S.E. corner of Queensland and the 'Northern Rivers' region of NSW have a similare climate to Louisiana, South Carolina and Florida.

Beautiful weather (apart from occasional cyclones..) from Autumn through to Spring -- but their long, wet (and mozzie-ridden) summers can be a real drag..

Hence why you can find a lot of people living there when they're younger, but moving back to cooler climes as they grow older...

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