Project Details

Pointe Coupee Plantation was conceived and constructed in Palmetto Bluff between 2018–2020. The exterior architecture is largely based on Parlange Plantation in New Roads, LA. Built in 1740, Parlange is considered to be one of the finest examples of French Creole architecture in the United States. It is designated as National Historic Landmark, and the house drawings are preserved in the Library of Congress.

Pointe Coupee Plantation sits on three acres of land along the May River and features a main house of 13,000 sq. ft., an octagonal pigeonnier used as a pool and bunk house, an outdoor kitchen, an activity barn, and a 3,300 gallon cistern that collects filtered rainwater for washing clothes, showers, toilets, and garden watering.

Reclaimed material were used extensively, featuring roof slates from an 1804 Pennsylvania barn, bricks from an 1901 textile mill in Anderson, SC, beams from river dock pilings in Savannah, porch boards from an 1840 warehouse in New York City, and support timbers from a tobacco barn in North Carolina. Most of the millwork and trim profiles used to finish Pointe Coupee approximate those of Parlange Plantation.

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