On Fat Tuesday, Tour the Finest Estate in New Orleans

    Posted by Cristin  |  February 21, 2012  |  2:44 pm  |  Tags: , , , , ,

    Home Stats

    9 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, 12,072 square feet

    Price

    $12,500,000

    Happy Fat Tuesday, luxury real estate watchers! For those not in-the-know, Fat Tuesday is traditionally the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of Lent, which begins tomorrow on Ash Wednesday. In honor of the day you’re supposed to be living large before Lent, we wanted to celebrate Mardi Gras by bringing you the grandest home in all of New Orleans.

    Just blocks away from the infamous Mardi Gras parties and the debauchery of Bourbon Street, this estate has been dubbed “the finest home in New Orleans.” With a listing price of $12,500,000, this one-of-a-kind mansion is also the MOST expensive home for sale in all of New Orleans. Located at 1413 3rd Street in New Orleans’ Garden District, the estate showcases a spectacular display of italianate neoclassical architecture.

    Historically known as the Robinson House, the home was built between 1859-1865 was specifically intended to be the finest in the city, a claim that still holds true today. The grand facade, with its double galleries and elaborate ironwork is matched by an exquisite interior with unsurpassed scale and detail.

    This fine home boasts 9 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, 12,072 square feet, an elevator, guest house and magnificent grounds.