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 247
Average Price $275,175
Highest Price $2,360,000
Lowest Price $34,900

Gentilly

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4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,900 Sf

6043 Chatham Dr, New Orleans

$579,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,900 Sf

1766 Burbank Dr, New Orleans

$350,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,920 Sf

4001 Pressburg St, New Orleans

$125,000
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4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,368 Sf

4901 Music St, New Orleans

$355,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,767 Sf

2443 Lark St, New Orleans

$399,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,980 Sf

5200 Chamberlain Dr, New Orleans

$250,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,550 Sf

5304 Wickfield Dr, New Orleans

$269,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,000 Sf

3918 Clermont Dr, New Orleans

$419,000
Open house July 12th at 1:00 pm
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6 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,256 Sf

6225 Paris Av, New Orleans

$495,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,385 Sf

5733 Wilton Dr, New Orleans

$235,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,285 Sf

2430 Athis St, New Orleans

$224,900
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,700 Sf

5012 Touro St, New Orleans

$225,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,750 Sf

6429 Eads St, New Orleans

$289,999
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2 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,180 Sf

4737 Odin St, New Orleans

$109,000
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4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,390 Sf

2453 Pressburg St, New Orleans

$399,000
Open house July 12th at 12:00 pm
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4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,552 Sf

2412 Verbena St, New Orleans

$220,000
Open house July 12th at 12:00 pm
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2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,848 Sf

5131 Feliciana Dr, New Orleans

$180,000
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3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,662 Sf

4625 Annette St, New Orleans

$175,000
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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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