This custom-built French Manor sitting on 4 acres overlooking the legendary Lower Atchafalaya River offers majestic views of a long standing naturally occurring Cypress forest. The architecturally rich façade of roof lines, columns, and arches elegantly offer exceptional views among the colossal oaks gracing the grounds. The Hopkins firm created a historically based French style home with ceiling heights from 10 to 13 feet throughout the home, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the peaceful waterway, a 40-foot great room, pecky and sinker cypress wood features. The indoor/outdoor living areas include the vaulted 20-foot ridged indoor grill room with a built-in Wolf grill and a Pennsylvania Blue flagstone terrace. Southern hospitality and entertaining are easily achieved with the elegant open kitchen featuring Omega cabinetry and Travertine flooring, walk-in butler’s pantry, cypress wine cellar room, marble wet bar in the great room and a side entrance guest suite. The second floor entertainment area offers a spacious gym area complete with scenic views and wall mirrors. The luxurious primary bedroom wing includes an elegant vestibule, a 28-foot main room overlooking the waterway with French doors opening onto the terrace, an exquisite stone fireplace, a shower room complete with a morning coffee bar, a glamorous tub room with marble flooring, and a large custom shared walk-in closet. In addition to the bedrooms on the main floor, there are two bedroom suites off the second-floor entertainment area that are accessible by the grand staircase or the mahogany wood paneled elevator. Located approximately 90 minutes from New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette, this home is an exceptional area to retreat to the rich culture of South Louisiana including the 18 hole golf course designed by Von Hagge, Smelek and Baril and a local airport. All measurements and flood zone information to be verified by the buyer. Call your favorite REALTOR today to schedule your showing.