Real Estate

Walnut Grove, one of Lake Charles' most graceful and serene communities, is in the heart of the city, yet it feels worlds away. Minutes from downtown and major thoroughfares, it manages to remain set apart, peaceful, quiet – truly a hidden gem.


Taylor and Lori Benton Hale thought they had found their forever home in a South Lake Charles neighborhood. As beautiful as it was, the second story children’s bedrooms and downstairs layout wasn’t ideal for the young family who considers relaxed togetherness paramount to making their house a home. Read more

In 1935, G. W. and Ruth Holleyman decided to build a house on the west end of Shell Beach Drive on the waterfront. The property was purchased in 1933 from Mrs. Hubert Foster and Rudolph Krause, according to a history by A.C. Boudier. Boudier is the past landmark chairman for the Calcasieu Pr… Read more

Four years ago, Chad and Laurel Bertrand found their labor of love in a 1980s home. The home, while outdated, only had a few things that were necessary to repair - the pool and the dishwasher - and was in the perfect neighborhood. When they informed their real estate agent, Greg Wise, that t… Read more

Happy Earth Day. Today, April 22, is the date established by 1970s environmental movement pioneers to raise public awareness of the world’s reliance on fossil fuels and the effect of water and air pollution on health. Attendance of the first environmental “teach-ins,” helped the movement gai… Read more

Certain homeowners seem blessed with the perfect space and personality to continue the old-fashioned tradition of Southern hospitality, all but abandoned in a world moving far too fast. Carol Moore Bray, still invites friends and acquaintances over for coffee and a little something sweet. Wh… Read more