Are you looking for a stately high profile home but in quiet and private country setting & convenient to I-10 and Baton Rouge? Then this elegant home in the prestigious and secluded gated community of Mallard Lakes is a must see. Here is a spacious 4 bed, 5 bath, custom home on 6.68 acres with its own pond stocked with bass, & backs up to another body of water great for fishing & kayaking. The grand living room is all about texture with a wall of windows overlooking the rear porch & cleared property. Features include brick accent walls, wood beam capped entries, 8 doors, antique heart of pine plank wood floors, brick fireplace & built-in cabinets. The stunning library is designed with slate floors, stained built-in book cases & fireplace. Master suite is large with views of the back yard, a master bath with large dual marble vanities, a separate tiled multi-head shower with rimless glass door, whirlpool tub & large walk-in closets. Get ready to tickle your entertainment fancy in the enormous 36 x 24 theater & recreation room on the 2nd floor. It s set up with 7.2 surround sound, built in cabinets and a large balcony overlooking back yard & water. The chef gourmet kitchen features custom built cypress cabinetry, Viking stainless steel appliances and refrigerator, Viking gas 6 burner stove with griddle & dual ovens, pot filler, commercial grade hood vent, travertine back splash w/accents, granite counter tops & center island, a deep pantry and walk-through butler s pantry. Wood beamed coffered ceilings and smooth brick floors flow from the kitchen into the breakfast area, office, & keeping room, equipped with a fireplace. You have plenty of parking space behind the automated security gate with a deep 3 car garage equipped with tons of cabinets. Other features consist of large laundry, separate office, hobby room, tall ceilings, audio, networked security, copper gutters, professional landscaping and more. Great for ATV riding. Neighborhood allows horses & Barns.