Gretna Real Estate
A City on the "Best Bank" of the Mississippi
With its unbeatable location across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, Gretna is a small city that home buyers should consider when looking for a home near downtown. Jefferson Parish government buildings, including the courthouse, are located in this Westbank community. The area also features shopping centers, golf course developments, and a portion of the Mississippi River Trail.
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Gretna's real estate options range widely, from Victorians and "shotguns" (a unique architectural style that originates in New Orleans) to newer homes. There are two golf course communities in Gretna: Timberlane Country Club and Stonebridge Golf Club.
Gretna's historic downtown features a number of historic landmarks, including the Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop and Louisiana Fire Museum. The Gretna Heritage Festival, which takes place downtown every October, celebrates the city's history with music, carnival rides, a German beer garden, and an arts and crafts showcase.
Recurring Community Events
There is always something happening in Gretna. Saturday mornings begin with the Gretna Farmers' Market and include the Gretna Art Walk during the spring and winter. The autumn months usher in the heritage festival, citywide yard sale, and Food Truck Fest. Of course, all of the excitement of New Orleans is just minutes away.
Gretna lies on the west bank of the Mississippi River just across from New Orleans, making a trip to the museums, restaurants, and attractions downtown just a matter of minutes. Local shopping centers and grocery stores are also accessible within Gretna.
District: Jefferson Parish Public School System
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