Southwood Subdivision, Gretna LA Neighborhood
By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Southwood is not one of those neighborhoods that has a fancy entrance sign. Instead, it quietly sits off of Belle Chasse Highway in Gretna, off of the radar of people who aren't from the West Bank...a little hidden gem of a neighborhood with well kept homes and yards. The majority of the homes are ranch style single stories, although there are a few 2 story models sprinkled on streets with names like Sugarpine, Cottonwood and Firethorn. Just a few miles from NAS JRB New Orleans, Southwood is a quick commute for military members who can't swing the higher prices of neighboring Belle Chasse. The average Southwood home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and about 1800 square feet of living area. Priced from the low to mid $100s, the neighborhood is affordable and provides some excellent choices f...