Exquisite gated French Chateau designed home off Jefferson Highway with easy access to all areas of Metro Baton Rouge between I-10 and I-12. The home is stunning with its rich heart of pine floors, open foyer, simply elegant dining room which has a striking hand painted ceiling medallion. The foyer and dining room open to the inviting living room with a white marble fireplace and wall of windows with transoms above which look out onto the beautiful brick patio and swimming pool. The entire first floor has magnificent 8-foot cedar doors, 11-foot ceilings, beautiful millwork, triple-crown molding, custom mirrors, Control 4 system which controls the entire home by touch pad and iPhone, and surround sound throughout the home. The private Master Bedroom has 22-carat gold leaf triple crown molding and seating area with outdoor views. The Master Bath has beautiful millwork details and all of the amenities that you would imagine; two large walk in closets, two large vanity areas, air-jetted oval tub with colored lights, separate shower. The kitchen point is a massive seven-foot granite island; it has beautiful cypress woodwork and a unique cypress barreled ceiling with up lighting. It is quite the chef's kitchen with all stainless steel commercial Viking appliances, two ovens, 6-burner gas range, warming drawer, and ice maker. A large cypress beam separates the kitchen from the adjoining keeping room, half bath and breakfast area which also has great views of the outdoor patio and pool. The laundry room is in the hallway off the kitchen and is fully equipped with a sink, travertine countertops, cabinets, freezer space, closet with shelves and a laundry shoot from the second floor. The guest room is also in that hallway with a full bath. At end of hall is a drop off closet for kids with cubbies and shelves. The Media Room/Rec Rm is fully equipped with a digital projector, large speakers, granite countertops, sink, frig, ice maker; also a half bath.