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 218
Average Price $272,463
Highest Price $1,385,000
Lowest Price $25,000

Gentilly

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3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,865 Sf

5826 Debore Dr, New Orleans

$274,900
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,250 Sf

2723 Pressburg St, New Orleans

$99,000
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2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,330 Sf

4309 Perlita St, New Orleans

$109,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,350 Sf

5024 Warrington, New Orleans

$439,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,399 Sf

1478 Granada Dr, New Orleans

$499,950
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,160 Sf

4515 Paris Av, New Orleans

$399,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,280 Sf

1421 Robert E Lee Bl, New Orleans

$453,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,820 Sf

2258 Athis St, New Orleans

$369,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,600 Sf

4910 Mexico St, New Orleans

$170,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,584 Sf

2461 New York St, New Orleans

$275,000
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3 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,039 Sf

2651 Verbena St, New Orleans

$89,900
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3 Beds, 1 Baths, 888 Sf

2067 Lafreniere St, New Orleans

$79,950
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,659 Sf

5048 Dreux Av, New Orleans

$269,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,253 Sf

4707 Cartier Av, New Orleans

$165,000
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4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,800 Sf

2538 Clover St, New Orleans

$240,000
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3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,000 Sf

1766 Pratt St, New Orleans

$439,000
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4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,385 Sf

6066 Pasteur Bl, New Orleans

$227,500
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5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,256 Sf

5606 St Bernard Av, New Orleans

$675,000
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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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