Amy is a native of Morehousee Parish. She grew up in Bastrop, lived in and has family ties to Oak Ridge, and since 1982 lives in Mer Rouge with her husband Jim and their sons Cooper and Clayton.
She studied Architecture at LSU, then earned a BBA(Bachelor of Business Admin.) in Insurance and Real Estate from NLU (ULM). She worked in business & personal lines insurance for 25 years. About 2001, she began helping her husband Jim operate his cabinet shop where she helps design furniture and cabinets and does finishing, refinishing, and antiques restoration.
Amy is a member of Saint Andrews Episcopal Church where she is on the alter guild. She is a member of Coterie Study Club, past member of Clarklea Garden Club and Melange Study Club. She graduated from Prairie View Academy where she was a cheerleader for 3 yrs. and attended numerous literary rallies in English and Math. She attended Red Shoes School of Dance for 12 yrs. and was a member of Twin City Ballet for 6 yrs. She loves the outdoors, and still hunts and fishes occasionally.
Wonderful Custom Brick Home in Woodland Setting on 5 Acres! Pretty lions on brick columns, covered in fig ivy welcome you, along with the circular drive and massed azaleas that fill the front and side yards. The spacious formal entry hall, living & dining rooms have oak flooring. There are four large bedrooms, three with en suite baths. All baths have Corian counters and tub surrounds. The master bedroom has custom-bordered carpet, his & hers en suite baths, one with tub, one with a shower, walk-in closets and french doors to the patio. The guestroom has a walk-in cedar closet, en suite bath, and patio access. The kitchen/breakfast area has stainless appliances, an island, granite counters, eating ledge, large bay window and built-in butler's pantry. New wood look vinyl plank flooring starts in the back hall, large utility room and kitchen breakfast area. It then flows into the huge den with vaulted ceiling, rustic wood walls and beams, wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookcases, wet bar, and a wall of windows with french doors looking out onto the patio. A floored attic room with closet rod & shelves adds extra storage for seasonal items. A large open patio leads to a guest house, beautiful new fiberglass pool, and acres of cleared back yard. The guest house has a kitchenette, bathroom, and plenty of space for beds & playroom, man cave, she shed, or pool house. There is an old barn, metal shed perfect for a boat, and a large drive-in workshop/garage. Since the property borders the city limits but is outside the city, you're close to town, but have advantages of country living like: no city taxes, burning leaves, plenty of room for vegetable gardens & animals. The professional landscaping is well established. This is a large, well built home with new HVAC, septic system, ceiling fans, & fiberglass pool. Only 30 minutes to Monroe.