The Best of Both Worlds Near Belle Chasse, Louisiana

Visit the 2015 Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans’ Parade of Homes at The Parks of Plaquemines!

Making a decision about where to live in a large metropolitan area like New Orleans frequently comes down to a compromise between convenience and lifestyle. The Parks of Plaquemines, just across the parish line in Belle Chasse, is the perfect blend of both. Only 10.2 miles from the CBD, the atmosphere is a welcome blend of living in alandscaped-front-entrance-2015 community with the feel of a nature preserve and living in a community that is close and convenient to everything that city life has to offer. The Parks of Plaquemines truly gives residents the “best of both worlds.”

The private neighborhood is carved from a wooded area just off of Woodland Highway (State Route 406), minutes from the Intracoastal Bridge. Aptly named for its rustic, organic surroundings, The Parks of Plaquemines features natural amenities like parks and wide open green spaces, as well as man-made amenities. A fully engineered, planned walking trail system surrounds the entire community.  There’s a tot lot playground, complete with tire swing, and a community pool with cabana. The well-appointed, gated entrance and streets throughout the community have lovely finishing touches like matching mailboxes and quaint streetlights. A welcoming and charming curb appeal is evident to even the casual, first-time visitor.

For the homeowner who acknowledges the importance of both the bottom line and the lifestyle, The Parks of tot-lot-playgroundPlaquemines is situated just across the Plaquemines Parish line in an area with lower tax rates, levee protection and excellent schools. FEMA has designated The Parks as Flood Zone C with solid savings on rising insurance rates.  In fact, it’s hard to imagine a better investment and value for one’s home buying dollar this close to the New Orleans metro area.

Under the direction and guidance of Developer David Waltemath (who is widely known for his work in English Turn, The Estates of Northpark and Bedico Creek), The Parks of Plaquemines has a solid growth plan and is an upscale, master-planned community.

The Parks offers two types of home sites – Traditional Neighborhood Lots and low-maintenance Garden Home Lots. Traditional lots come in many different sizes and are suitable for family-sized or estate homes. Views vary from private nature views to water and lake views. Garden home lots are offered together in The Villas section.  All home plans are required to be traditional Southern architecture and must be reviewed by professionals on the Design Review Committee prior to construction.

Garden home lots are priced from the low $70’s to the low $80’s. Lot sizes are typically about a quarter acre.  Low maintenance garden homes range from 2,000 square feet of living area to over 3,000 square feet and range in price from the mid $350’s to over $500,000. These luxurious homes are appointed with gorgeous interior and exterior amenities.


Traditional lot prices range from the $90’s to the $130’s. Homes in The Parks of Plaquemines are tastefully designed, custom homes built by qualified and respected local builders and are priced up to $1 million+. These preferred builders can design and build homes on a lot purchased by the homeowner or homeowners can use their own plans and builder with approval by the Architectural Control Committee.  At the Parks, new homes can be “as big as your imagination!”

So, if you’re pondering the options for a well-developed, aesthetically appealing neighborhood with great lot choices, beautifully crafted homes, and amenities not found in any other subdivisions close to it in Plaquemines Parish, be sure to visit The Parks of Plaquemines.

The Parks will be showcasing a spectacular $1 million+ home in this year’s Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans Parade of Homes. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore this charming community. See for yourself the beauty, the convenience, and the value of building or buying at the Parks of Plaquemines. Bring your Realtor, if you like, they’re always welcome at The Parks and they value their long-term relationships with the real estate community.

More information about the best of both worlds near Belle Chasse, Louisiana is available by e-mailing or calling 504-364-2350.

Visit the 2015 Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans’ Parade of Homes at The Parks of Plaquemines!