Want a Beautiful New Home? Move to Destrehan

Destrehan, a suburb in St. Charles Parish just northwest of East Jefferson, is a community filled with southern charm. Its location on I-310 makes it convenient to the Louis Armstrong International Airport and other destinations in the Metro New Orleans area. 

There has been a surge of new construction in recent years, giving home buyers more houses to choose from among tree-lined streets and quiet residential areas. 

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Why People Love Destrehan and Its Homes

Destrehan isn't just sought-after for its convenient location and move-in ready homes. This New Orleans suburb is home to Ormond Estates, a popular golf course community that brings out the best of Louisiana's charm. 

Ormond Estates is nestled right off Airline Highway with easy access to the restaurants, grocery store, and other services in the Cypress Village Shopping Center. The homes on Cypress Lakes Country Club are sought-after for views of the fairways, tall cypress trees, and bayou beauty.

a person on the putting green at a golf course

Cypress Lakes Country Club

Challenge your skills and your neighbors to friendly competition on the golf course at Cypress Lakes Country Club. The 18-hole course features strategically placed water hazards, bunkers, and dog-leg holes. Members can enjoy the golf course and scheduled tournaments, as well as the restaurant and bar, tennis courts and programs, and pool and swim team.

the exterior of the plantation house in Destrehan LA

Destrehan Plantation

Another key feature of this New Orleans suburb is Destrehan Plantation. This historic home, located right off LA-48 about a quarter-mile from I-310, gives residents a peek into New Orleans's past beginning in the mid-1700s. The site features a restored plantation home, Spanish moss-draped oak trees, guided tours, exhibits, and the annual Spring Heritage Day.

The Insider's Guide to Fun in Destrehan, LA

What's Nearby?

Destrehan is a quiet New Orleans suburb, and primarily a residential area. But it has plenty of attractions within the community and just nearby. Access several miles of the 3,000-mile Mississippi River Trail, a paved bike path running parallel to the Mississippi River. Enjoy Eastbank Bridge Park's athletic fields and tennis courts. Don't miss the area's best-kept secrets, like The Sports Pub & Grill or Truck Farm Tavern in nearby St. Rose.

Attractions & Recreation

Shopping & Dining: Cypress Village Shopping Center, Howling Pepper, Port Side Restaurant & Bar
Parks: Eastband Bridge Park, Mississippi River Trail
Golf: Cypress Lakes Country Club

Commute Info

French Quarter: 15 min
Uptown New Orleans: x min
MSY International Airport: x min
Highways: I-310, US-61, LA-48

Make the Move to Destrehan

If you're looking for a new home, a house on the golf course, or a place that's quiet yet convenient, you should consider moving to Destrehan. We can make your search for the ideal home easier. Let us help you find the home that's within your budget and with the features you need. Have a property in mind? Let's schedule a showing. 

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