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AHBA 2024 Parade of Homes - Know Before You Go!

April 8, 2024

The Acadian Home Builders Association Parade of Homes is beginning this WEEKEND! This special event lasts for two weekends, April 13-14 and April 20-21, so you have two weekends to view our beautiful homes and others across Acadiana.



The event is held from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday for the April weekends. For this event, you will need to purchase tickets. Anyone three and older must have a ticket to attend. Each ticket is $15. You can purchase tickets here: 2024 Parade of Homes (

The AHBA has a Parade of Homes app available so you can view the map of homes and plan out your tour. The app is FREE and easy to use! On the app, you’ll be able to find details about each home, search and filter for homes within different price ranges, square footage, etc., and you can learn more about the builders.

Now, let’s dive into the three Manuel Builders homes you can expect to see! 

1306 Bayou Trace |Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

Discover the charm of the Cantrell Transitional home by Manuel Builders, located in the serene Atchafalaya Trace neighborhood of Breaux Bridge. This elegant residence combines modern design with a touch of country living, offering easy access to I10 for the perfect balance of tranquility and convenience. The Cantrell Transitional is a beautifully designed 1,966-square-foot home that effortlessly blends functionality with style. It features four versatile bedrooms, with the option to convert one into a study, and two bathrooms. 

The heart of this home is its open-concept floor plan, accentuated by elegant, wrapped wood beams and a welcoming fireplace. The foyer opens into a spacious living area bathed in natural light, creating an inviting atmosphere for both relaxation and social gatherings. The design thoughtfully integrates the formal dining room and breakfast area, ensuring each meal is a delightful experience. Additionally, the home includes a practical and spacious garage with ample storage space.

This home is more than just a house; it's a sanctuary where every detail is crafted for comfort and style. From the luxurious master bedroom with its coffered ceiling and spa-like bathroom to the energy-efficient design that meets the highest standards, this home is a testament to Manuel Builders' commitment to excellence. In the heart of Atchafalaya Trace, this residence is an invitation to embrace a lifestyle where beauty, functionality, and peace of mind come together. Experience the blend of Southern charm and modern living in a community that feels like home the moment you arrive.

5312 Belvedere East Blvd. |Youngsville, LA 70592

Introducing the Champagne Legacy, a stunning representation of farmhouse elegance combined with modern functionality, brought to you by Manuel Builders. This exquisite home, featuring an inviting front porch, is designed for those who appreciate the beauty of rural aesthetics blended seamlessly with contemporary comforts. This Manuel Builders’ “build-on-your-own-lot” home combines the warmth of country living with all the conveniences of modern design.

The Champagne Legacy is a testament to thoughtful design and craftsmanship that features 2,258 square feet of living space. The ground floor is an open-plan concept, with a wood-cased opening artfully connecting the kitchen to the living spaces. The heart of the home is the living area, anchored by a cozy fireplace flanked by built-in shelving, creating a perfect backdrop for family gatherings. The formal dining room, large pantry with special built-ins and an arched niche, and a study with elegant wall-to-wall built-ins, all contribute to the home's functional luxury. The master suite is a retreat in itself, boasting a cathedral ceiling with a striking cypress beam, alongside a spacious master bathroom and closet. Additionally, a well-appointed guest suite on the ground floor offers comfort and privacy for visitors.

The upper level continues to impress with its two additional bedrooms and a versatile bonus room. This space is ideal for a family room or play area, offering endless possibilities for personalization and enjoyment.

From its farmhouse-inspired elevation to the luxurious interiors, this home is a celebration of refined country living. 

1326 Rue Des Babineaux |Scott, LA 70583

Presenting a traditional style custom home by Manuel Builders, a harmonious blend of classic design and modern luxury. Spanning 2,474 square feet, this home is a testament to timeless elegance and functional beauty. This exquisite living space is highlighted by a fireplace with a stunning cypress mantle and arched built-ins that add a touch of sophistication. The home features three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The study, adorned with beautiful built-ins, provides a serene environment for work or relaxation. The formal dining room enhances the home's traditional charm, offering an elegant space for meals and gatherings.

The master suite is a haven of luxury, complete with a huge walk-in closet and an elegant master bathroom, featuring an arch over the tub that adds an artistic touch. The large rear porch, equipped with a cooking space, is perfect for outdoor entertainment or quiet evenings enjoying the outdoors.

This home is a showcase of architectural beauty, with barrel ceilings, arched openings, and trayed ceilings throughout, each adding a unique element of elegance and sophistication. These details are not just design elements but are a testament to Manuel Builders' commitment to creating homes that are as beautiful as they are functional.

This custom home by Manuel Builders is more than just a residence; it's a masterpiece of design and craftsmanship. With its elegant details and thoughtful layout, it offers a living experience that is both luxurious and comfortable. It's a home that doesn't just meet needs; it exceeds expectations, providing a perfect backdrop for a life well-lived.

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