A Ville Platte Historic Home Preservation

Craig Macaluso Photographs
The Duprés’ home was built in 1948 by Henry’s parents

HOME TYPE:  French Colonial

AGE OF HOME:  64 years

NEIGHBORHOOD:  Ville Platte historic district

OWNERS: Henry and Charmaine Dupré

NOTABLE FURNISHINGS:  French mahogany  formal dining table, including 10 chairs; matching sideboard and china cabinet from Belle Alliance Plantation circa 1846 in Donaldsonville.

DESIGN FEATURES:  A spacious entry hall acting as a central foyer is flanked by a formal parlor and a formal dining room.      

AMENITIES:  Two gazebos with views of the camellia garden and the rose garden and antique ornate wrought-iron railings encircling the exceptionally wide front porch.