Resting on the peaceful shores of Lake Pontchartrain, the community of Gentilly is cherished for its authentic Louisiana culture and convenient proximity to the great city of New Orleans.
Here you’ll find a quaint mixture of old and new homes in Gentilly. Real estate offerings include 19th century shotguns, single-family brick and restored wooden homes, as well as newly constructed properties and modular homes all with a genuine local community filled with great mom-and-pop eateries and convenience stores.
If you’re passionate about spending time outdoors, then you’ll love the abundance of options like nearby Lake Pontchartrain and Bayou St. John where you can enjoy the boating life or take out your kayak or paddleboard. Gentilly is also close to gorgeous City Park, home to vast green spaces, beautiful oaks, and several cultural attractions like the New Orleans Museum of Art. You’re also conveniently located near Elysian Fields, the wide thoroughfare that will lead you to the surrounding communities near the Mighty Mississippi River.
You’ll love the small-town atmosphere of Gentilly with a large selection of churches nearby. Educational opportunities also about with public and parochial schools and higher education options like Dillard University, Southern University and the University of New Orleans.
Another popular feature of Gentilly is its Lakeview community neighbors that offers access to even more lakeside amenities of lakeside living and high-quality dining and shopping options. And of course, you’re always just a short drive up I-10 to the sights and sounds of the Crescent City.
Local lakeside views and big city proximity make Gentilly is a fantastic place to call home