You need to know Baton Rouge to know about The Pond on Hart’s Mill. It’s right next door to Walden, near the tennis courts and pool house. Unless you know it’s there you might miss it. But, if you’re looking for a luxury home in a gated community near LSU then you should think about adding this neighborhood to your watch list. There just aren’t many gated communities off Highland Road and this is one has some very special homes.
The original Hart’s residence is located in the center of the neighborhood and was once part of the Mount Hope Plantation. It overlooks the pond where you’re likely to find ducks and geese waddling around. There are only 27 home sites in this 16-acre neighborhood. New residential construction began at The Pond in the 1990’s. Subdivision restrictions require that all homes are a minimum of 3,000 square feet. The roads and access are privately maintained by the residents.
Residents will tell you that they enjoy the privacy and the scenery. And, of course there’s easy access to all the conveniences of living near LSU. From the Pond on Hart’s Mill turn left and you’ll reach Perkins Rd. Turn right and you’ll reach Highland Road. LSU, great shopping, and the Biomedical Corridor are minutes away.