New Orleans, Louisiana Real Estate and Community Info.
New Orleans, Louisiana is known to the world for its diverse culture, influential music scene and its incredible Cajun and Creole flavors, but New Orleans real estate should also be on that list, as there are plenty of quality homes for sale in New Orleans at all price points. The Bayou has always been a great place to visit, but itâ€™s never been a better place to live. Come experience the exciting nightlife on legendary Bourbon St., celebrate Mardi Gras with some new friends and neighbors and enjoy fine art and entertainment by living in one of Americaâ€™s most prized cities.
Shopping and Dining:
When people think of where to eat and shop in New Orleans, they think of the French Quarter and for good reason. The French quarter, most notably Bourbon Street, is known for its popular bars and nightspots, such as Pat Oâ€™Brienâ€™s Bar and Johnny Whiteâ€™s, but the area also has some extraordinary restaurants as well. Arnaudâ€™s, Broussardâ€™s and Antoineâ€™s are just a few of the famous eateries in the Quarter, with Antoineâ€™s being the oldest of the three; it has been open since the 19th century. Along with its authentic Creole dishes, Antoineâ€™s features a 25,000 bottle capacity â€œwine alley,â€ which is an air-conditioned corridor of wine racks and 14 spacious dining rooms. Small local boutiques can be found throughout the French Quarter, with many of them appearing on Magazine Street, which is a one-way street that cuts through several districts and Uptown, following the natural course of the Mississippi River. It features older buildings housing clothing shops, antique shops and more restaurants and bars. Other areas in the French Quarter are known for their fine jewelry and art galleries.
Parks and Recreation:
Like most major cities, New Orleans has plenty to offer in terms of recreation, but along with the standard family-friendly parks, you will find challenging 18-hole golf courses, stables for horseback riding, areas for fishing and boating and historic attractions. New Orleans is the home of the Audubon Zoo, which features 58 acres of wild animals in their natural habitats. The Big Easy also contains over 45 museums, including museums on the regionâ€™s history, art and culture and even Mardi Gras. For sports fans, there are several major professional teams that call New Orleans home, including the NBAâ€™s Hornets and the NFLâ€™s Saints. When you factor in Bourbon Streetâ€™s nightlife and music scene and Harrahâ€™s casino, thereâ€™s more than enough recreation in New Orleans to keep anyone busy.
New Orleans multicultural heritage has lead to it having a collage of housing styles and structures. There are several nationally recognized historic districts within the city that feature bungalows, townhouses, antebellum homes, colonials and Victorians. Another benefit to acquiring New Orleans real estate is the strong local economy, which has continued to thrive even after Hurricane Katrina. Major industries in New Orleans include oil, tourism, arts and culture and maritime. Prices have never been better on New Orleans homes for sale in the French Quarter and in Uptown, so donâ€™t miss your chance to live in one of Americaâ€™s most unique and exciting cities.
The New Orleans Public School System serves the area and includes a high percentage of public charter schools. The system has been noted as one of the most improved in the state over the last few years and the system is still being reformed to enhance student performance even more. The city is also known for being the home to several institutions of higher learning, including Tulane University and the University of New Orleans. Tulane is highly regarded for its academics, considered by many as a â€œSouthern Ivy.â€
New Orleans has several large and fully equipped hospitals and medical centers in the area that can handle any emergency. Charity Hospital and Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center and Ochsner Foundation Hospital are all within the city limits.
New Orleans even has diverse ways of travel. The city is ranked 8th in its bicyclists-to-pedestrian ratio, while getting around town on streetcars is also a popular way to go. The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority serves as the cityâ€™s bus service and airline travel is provided by the nearby Louis Armstrong International Airport. Getting to suburbs and other areas in the greater New Orleans Metropolitan Area is also made easy by convenient access to highways, including I-10, I-610 and I-510.
If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (504) 427-3899 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.
The Clouse Team
Realty Executives, SELA
Ken Clouse 504-432-4262
Rose Clouse 504-427-3899
13592 River Road, Ste 6
Destrehan, LA 70047
Licensed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.
Each office independently owned and operated