Step Inside the Ultimate Bayou Cottage
Originally built in the 1840s, this Creole cottage in Franklin, Louisiana, featured in Garden & Gun, was wrecked, flooded, and practically caving in. But Stephen Stirling, a chemical plant operator from Louisiana, took it upon himself to feverishly preserve the building and restore it to its former glory.
Scroll below for a tour of this sophisticated home full of antiques and historic architecture.
Head over to Garden & Gun to take the full tour and read the story behind this restored southern home.
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