Located in the Historic District of New Iberia, this spectacular property is located on the beautiful Bayou Teche. The house is over 3,500 sq ft with generous sized rooms, including a sun porch with a wet bar, perfect for entertaining. There are 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths in the main house. The beds are queen, king and double. Connected by a breezeway is a 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment, with a queen and double bed, The apartment is optional. Over 2 acres of azaleas, camellias, giant oak trees and St Augustine lawn slopes down the the bayou. The fully equipped kitchen has a professional Vulcan stove. The large sunporch is surrounded by windows, and overlooks the garden. There is a formal dining room, and a breakfast table off the kitchen. With plenty of outdoor seating on the lawn overlooking the Bayou Teche, you'll be surrounded by large oak trees draped with Spanish moss. TV, and internet are provided. We invite you to experience the “real Louisiana”, a country unto itself. Sit on the banks of our bayou side home and watch the boats go by. Walk to the Shadows Plantation in historic New Iberia. Stop in to the Bayou Teche Museum on the way and learn the history of Iberia Parish. Explore Cajun country where writer James Lee Burke spins mysteries around his Dave Robicheaux series. Take a swamp tours with Bryan Champagne, and you're guaranteed alligator sightings, and spectacular bird watching including Borrowed Owls, Great horned Owls, Pileated Woodpeckers, Anhinga, Cormorants, Wood Ducks, Yellow (and Black) crowned Night Herons, & The Great Blue Heron. Avery Island (home of the Tabasco factory) and Jungle Gardens is less than 10 miles down the road. These gardens are a 170 acre botanical garden and bird sanctuary, with a charming restaurant on the veranda. Listen and dance to Zydeco music in nearby Breaux Bridge. Eat boiled crawfish and crabs just across the bayou. Fine dining is only 20 miles away at Mr Lester's Restaurant , in the Cypress Bayou Casino. This is an ideal location for family gatherings or for couples wanting explore our rich Louisiana heritage.