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 238
Average Price $263,154
Highest Price $1,550,000
Lowest Price $20,000

Gentilly

238 Properties Found. Page 1 of 14.
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4624 Eastern St, New Orleans

$269,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,785 Sf

MLS® # 2183649

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4628 Prentiss Av, New Orleans

$210,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,461 Sf

MLS® # 2183861

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2364 Oriole St, New Orleans

$325,000 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,056 Sf

MLS® # 2182261

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4529 Jeanne Marie Pl, New Orleans

$164,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,362 Sf

MLS® # 2177233

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2118-2120 Robert E. Lee Bl, New Orleans

$165,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,913 Sf

MLS® # 2179789

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5320 Wickfield Dr, New Orleans

$89,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,192 Sf

MLS® # 2180277

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2716 Lavender & Lot 38 St, New Orleans

$85,000 - 3 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,100 Sf

MLS® # 2183152

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2677 Gladiolus St, New Orleans

$135,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,425 Sf

MLS® # 2183520

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4628 Frenchmen St, New Orleans

$189,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,100 Sf

MLS® # 2180333

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4616 Frenchmen St, New Orleans

$42,000

MLS® # 2180350

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2411 Lavender St, New Orleans

$229,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,402 Sf

MLS® # 2183109

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3430 Franklin Av, New Orleans

$140,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,248 Sf

MLS® # 2174262

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4440 Spain St, New Orleans

$215,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,790 Sf

MLS® # 2179628

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1469 Prentiss Av, New Orleans

$459,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,275 Sf

MLS® # 2183188

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6215 Pasteur St, New Orleans

$52,500 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,792 Sf

MLS® # 2175962

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2778 Odin St, New Orleans

$142,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 930 Sf

MLS® # 2173001

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6335 Caldwell Dr, New Orleans

$528,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,664 Sf

MLS® # 2183154

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5812 Lafaye St, New Orleans

$110,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,486 Sf

MLS® # 2176225

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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