Welcome to the world of extraordinary living, where the mundane becomes magical, and the exceptional becomes a reality. I am thrilled to introduce you to ''The Blue Rose'' - a 170-year-old historic mansion that stands proudly as a living testament to a bygone era. Revered as one of the most significant examples of West Indies style Antebellum homes along the Gulf of Mexico, this captivating estate has been lovingly preserved and restored over the years. Own a Historic Mansion with T4+ Commercial and Residential Zoning: Imagine owning a piece of history and turning your dreams into reality with this truly rare opportunity - The Blue Rose, an iconic landmark historic mansion dating back to circa 1848. What sets this majestic estate apart from others is its unique zoning, allowing it to be a great investment property. Sprawling over approximately 9,359 sq. ft., this grand mansion is a versatile gem that has seen a myriad of prestigious usages over the past 30 years. The Blue Rose is steeped in history, boasting a rich heritage that has left an indelible mark on the nation. Registered with the National Historic Trust, this mansion's architecture exemplifies the unique West Indies style, making it a true treasure for architectural enthusiasts and history aficionados alike. Nestled graciously adjacent to the Pass Christian Harbor, The Blue Rose offers an unrivaled waterfront setting that caters to the most sophisticated tastes. The mansion's privileged location allows residents to indulge in the coastal lifestyle, with the harbor capable of accommodating a boat for those with a penchant for maritime adventures. The grandeur of The Blue Rose unfolds as you step inside, greeted by a majestic entry hall that sets the tone for the oppulence that lies within. The first floor is a symphony of luxury, housing a large commercial kitchen, formal parlor, formal dining room, breakfast room, den, and a spacious office perfect for conducting business in style. Five luxuriously appointed bedroom suites, each with its own private bath, provide an oasis of comfort and relaxation for both residents and guests. For grand celebrations and gatherings, an enormous ballroom complete with a 17 foot hand carved bar and two half baths awaits, setting the stage for memorable soirées. While The Blue Rose boasts its heritage, it does not lack in modern amenities and conveniences. The restoration work done in the mid-2000s, has ensured that the estate is equipped with updated electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems, and more. The second floor kitchen, residential reading nook, and mechanical/laundry area add a touch of practicality to the mansion's splendor. Embrace the tranquil beauty of the surroundings while relaxing on the wrap-around porches of both the first and second floors. The massive back patio, adorned with a charming gazebo, offers an enchanting space to enjoy the coastal breeze and host gatherings with friends and family. With security being a paramount concern, The Blue Rose is equipped with a state-of-the-art security system, allowing residents to enjoy peace of mind in their private haven. The lush landscaping, fountains, and a landscape sprinkler system add to the idyllic ambiance, creating an oasis of serenity within the estate. The Blue Rose is far more than just a mansion; it is an emblem of enduring grace, a symbol of history, and a testament to architectural brilliance. Schedule your showing today!
Listing courtesy of HL Raymond Properties, LLC.