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Historic Gem in the Heart of Old Town Bay St. Louis!

134 Carroll Ave, Bay St Louis, MS 39520, USA
$650,000

Description

RARE OPPORTUNITY to own this historic home in the heart of Old Town Bay St Louis! Built in 1896, and owned by the same family since 1911, this Historic Center Hall Cottage boasts 12 ft ceilings. Alongside the gracious center hall to the right is the living room and the master bedroom. On the left of the hall you will find 2 additional bedrooms. Just beyond these 4 rooms is a formal dining room, study, comfortable den, and kitchen. Upstairs there is a large bedroom with an ample storage area. The exterior has recently been painted and new porch decking installed. Updated wiring and plumbing. Elevator lift at back entrance. Workshop/Shed included. Large corner lot 121′ x 135′.

In the early 1900’s the home was owned by a prominent doctor, Dr. A. A. Kergosien. The red door on the side of the wrap around porch was used as the entrance to his home office. There is still an old hitching post in the large oak tree near that entrance where his patients would arrive on horseback. Members of the Kergosien family have occupied the home since 1911. Most recently, it was owned by Gregory Gaines Kergosien (grandson of Dr. A. A. Kergosien) who was born in the home in 1928. Mr. Kergosien and his wife purchased the home In 1985 and owned it until his passing in 2019.
Bay St Louis is located just 60 miles east of New Orleans on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The small town Is filled with art galleries, antique stores, shops and restaurants. This home is located one block from the Bay and is within walking distance to the municipal pier, harbor, and many of the shops and restaurants.

Detail

  • Property ID
    223813
  • 4
    Bedrooms
  • 3
    Bathrooms
  • Square Footage
    2888 sqft
  • Lot Size
    0.4 acres
  • Folk Victorian
    Style
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    Year Built
    1896

Updated on May 19, 2020 at 3:01 pm

Address

  • Address: 134 Carroll Ave, Bay St Louis, MS 39520, USA
  • City: Bay St. Louis
  • State/county: Mississippi
  • Zip/Postal Code: 39520
  • Country: United States

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Jeanne Baxter
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