LAKE CHARLES NEIGHBORHOODS AND COMMUNITIES
There are many communities that make up what is known as Southwest Louisiana which includes communities in Allen Parish, Beauregard Parish, Jeff Davis Parish, Cameron Parish and Calcasieu Parish.
For the purpose this specific Lake Charles Real Estate website I have referenced Lake Charles neighborhoods that are identified to be within Lake Charles, LA City limits or nearby in Calcasieu Parish. For more information on the communities featured here, click on the picture or the subdivision link to take a driving tour of the neighborhood.
If you are interested in real estate located in a specific area of Southwest Louisiana you may search Southwest Louisiana by City or Address within this website.
SOUTHWEST LAKE CHARLES COMMUNITIES
Southwest Lake Charles is generally considered to be South of I-210 and West of Common Street. Access to I-210 makes an easy drive to local industries,Lafayette, Beaumont, and Houston. L’Auberge du Lac Hotel & Casino is located in this area of Lake Charles
Stillwood, Stephens Place, Whispering Woods, University Place, The Trails, Highland Meadows and the Queen of Heaven areas feature homes that typically, have 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and are between 15-30 years old and feature 1200 -1800 square feet or more living area.
Timberly Terrace, Bayouwood, Chalkley Estates, Cambridge Court, Woodcrest, St.Charles Place, Chateau Circle, Quail Hollow, Morgan Creek, Rosamond Estates, Oxford Court are all subdivisions that also offer a diversity of home styles, with a variety of options from patio homes to houses on the water near Contraband Bayou.
South Lake Charles Subdivisions which offer larger 2400-4000+ sq. ft. executive homes which are usually custom built. These include the communities of:
Crestview, Deepwoods, Still Forest East and West, Fernwood and Westridge which have a mix of older and newer traditional homes Throughout the South Lake Charles neighborhoods you will find a communities with a mix of Southern Traditional, Acadian and French Country designs .
The Settlement, Barbe Woods Estates, St. Francis Forest, Crestview, Jacobs Forest, Cypress Point, Deepwoods,, Charleston Place, and Muirfield, all typically offer larger sq ft luxury style homes homes and these homes ………
are in close proximity to the Lake Charles Country Club if you enjoy Country Club lifestyle and want to live near the golf course. Some homes in the Muirfield and Turnberry Row communities have views of the Lake Charles Golf Course.
Canal Place is also another popular South Lake Charles LA subdivision. Many of the above communities still have lots for sale and new construction being built.
New South Lake Charles Communities outside the Lake Charles city limits off Gauthier and Ham Reid Road include:
Buccaneer Acres and Le Firm are other areas where you can expect to see new construction homes in South Lake Charles.
LAKE CHARLES COMMUNITIES (Southeast) Areas east of Common and south of I-210.
In the Henry Heights, Sunset Acres, Brentwood, and Greenwich Village subdivisions, you will find smaller brick and frame homes on slabs and piers in affordable price ranges . Typically, these homes have approximately 1000-1500 square feet and are about 20-30 years in age.
Gulfgate, Cherryhill, and Wilshire Place subdivisions are located near McNeese State University and offer varied types of housing, primarily one-story ranch style homes 25-40 years in age.
LAKE CHARLES COMMUNITIES (East)
East Lake Charles encompasses that area North of I-210 and East of Ryan Street. Greenwich Terrace, Broadmoor, and Himont are examples of this area that features cottage style homes between 20-40 years with square footage of 1000-1600.
Older traditional family size homes can be found in Oak Park located in Central Lake Charles. Alley access, sidewalks and proximity to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital are positive features of this area.
LAKE CHARLES COMMUNITIES (West)
North of I-210 on ,West of Ryan Street, and near St. Patrick Hospital you will find Margaret Place. Margaret Place is one of two designated historical districts in Lake Charles. Margaret Place homes usually offer alot of character from an era gone by.
The neighborhoods of Lafitte Landing, Rio Hondo,
DOWNTOWN LAKE CHARLES NEIGHBORHOODS
In the heart of Downtown Lake Charles you will find the Charpentier Historical District which offers unique Victorian style homes some of which are in the Lake Charles historical registry. Along the lakefront on Shell Beach Drive you will find older estates with a flair of new grandeur and Acadian style construction mixed in. Many of these Shell Beach antebellum homes such as the Sallier-Barbe home are full of their own stories and colorful history!
LAKE CHARLES PLANNED COMMUNITIES
Graywood, located in South Lake Charles, is the first planned community in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It consists of five neighborhoods, with views of the Graywood 18-hole, award winning golf course. Vacant lots, homes of various sizes and townhomes are available in this exclusive community. There is a Sports Club Facility, Club House and Golf membership available to residents.
Graywood also includes a new retirement community The Verandah which is a retirement community offering apartment and chateau independent living.
Providence is a another new community in South Lake Charles building new construction homes and townhomes
This is an overview of the majority of Lake Charles neighborhoods and Lake Charles Communities
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Marilyn Boudreaux, REALTOR® 337-499-9592
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Lake Charles, LA USA 70605