Gentilly

About Gentilly

Located away from the downtown New Orleans area, Gentilly is full of history and culture. Many of the neighborhoods found within this area are found on some of the highest ground in the city including Holy Cross and Gentilly Terrace. These areas used to be rural, but today they have become very popular neighborhoods.

Surrounded by some of the most beautiful landmarks in New Orleans, Gentilly has become a rather popular area. It's found close to Bayou St. John, Lake Pontchartrain and City Park. In addition, Elysian Fields is found within the community and many of the smaller neighborhoods are located near the Mississippi River.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 233
Average Price $281,444
Highest Price $1,385,000
Lowest Price $25,000

Gentilly

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2 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,120 Sf

5319 Pasteur Bl, New Orleans

$175,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,407 Sf

1315 Robert E Lee Bl, New Orleans

$479,000
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4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,550 Sf

5119 Press Dr, New Orleans

$155,000
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2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,650 Sf

1314 Lark St, New Orleans

$399,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,185 Sf

2451 Dreux Av, New Orleans

$175,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,503 Sf

4624 Painters St, New Orleans

$339,900
Open house October 23rd at 11:00 am
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2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,008 Sf

2546 Acacia St, New Orleans

$149,000
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2 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,160 Sf

2413 Verbena St, New Orleans

$109,900
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5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,403 Sf

1414 Prentiss Av, New Orleans

$724,900
Open house October 26th at 11:00 am
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3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,919 Sf

2427 Pressburg St, New Orleans

$285,000
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3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,803 Sf

5740 St Anthony Av, New Orleans

$285,000
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3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,800 Sf

5749 Wilton Dr, New Orleans

$349,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,350 Sf

5024 Warrington Dr, New Orleans

$449,000
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5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,166 Sf

5164 Marigny St, New Orleans

$250,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,600 Sf

5145 Mandeville St, New Orleans

$325,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,290 Sf

4943 Western St, New Orleans

$199,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,160 Sf

4737 Baccich St, New Orleans

$145,000
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3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,359 Sf

4827 Desire Dr, New Orleans

$239,900
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Real Estate in Gentilly

Many of the homes found throughout Gentilly are single-family estates. A mixture of brick and restored wood homes are found throughout with some newly constructed homes and a few modular homes. Several smaller neighborhoods are found within this section of New Orleans including:

  • Fillmore
  • Lake Terrace
  • St. Anthony
  • Gentilly Terrace
  • Gentilly Woods
  • Sugar Hill
  • Milberg
  • Pontchartrain Park

These neighborhoods offer a unique blend of bungalows, shotgun homes, Creole cottages, townhomes and other building types. You will even find some waterfront condominiums with views of Bayou St. Jon here. Prices throughout Gentilly range from about $100K to $400K.

Gentilly Terrace is one of the most popular communities within Gentilly. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places and includes many homes from the early 1900s. Many large oak trees are found throughout giving the neighborhood a park-like setting. Spanish revival bungalows, Mediterranean Revival, California craftsman bungalows and Tudor cottages are all found throughout the community.

Shopping, Dining & Entertainment

Gentilly offers a number of great amenities throughout with many restaurants along the lake including Deanie's Seafood and Blue Crab. IN addition, many convenience stores and mom-and-pop type places are found throughout.

This section of New Orleans is also home to a number of attractions including Old Gentilly Spice Kitchen and St Leo the Great Church. The Hellenic Cultural Center is another great attraction and it's home to the New Orleans Great Festival held during May every year.

Lake Pontchartrain is one of the biggest attractions found nearby. The lake features picnic areas, fishing areas, beaches, playgrounds and so much more.

Location

One of the most appealing things about living in Gentilly is the location. It's found just three miles from the French Quarter and steps away from some of the top places and attractions in New Orleans. Those looking to live near the action, but just on the outskirts will enjoy living within Gentilly.

Living in Gentilly

With a variety of smaller neighborhoods and a location just a few miles from the French Quarter, Gentilly is the preferred choice for many homebuyers. Real estate in Gentilly tends to be a bit more affordable and it's known as a traditional residential neighborhood and it's located on some of the highest land in the Metro New Orleans area. Living in Gentilly provides easy access to some of the best New Orleans has to offer without being located right in the center of the act

Listing Courtesy of Gulf South Real Estate Information Network

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