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.
Thinking about making a move to this one-of-a-kind neighborhood? Let's explore!
Homes for Sale in Gretna, LA
Attention Gretna Homeowners!
Buyers are willing to pay a premium for homes in Gretna. If you are even considering selling your home, we'd love to help you maximize your equity. Get started by requesting a free home evaluation to see just how much your home is worth in today's competitive market!
Highlights of Gretna
Gretna's historic downtown features a number of historic landmarks, including Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop and Louisiana Fire Museum. 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 Gretna Farmers' Market and include 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 at a Glance
Gabriel: 26 mins
New Orleans: 7 mins
NOLA Int'l Airport: 22 mins
Total Homes: 150+
Median Home Value: $221K – $2 mil+
Median Household Income: $85,476
Explore the Best of Gretna
Fun Things to Do
Shopping & Dining: Oakwood Center, Canal Place, The Rink
Parks: Carousel Gardens Amusement Park , Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Gretna City Park, Heritage Square Playground & Gardens
Historic Sites: David Crockett Firehouse, Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop, German-American Cultural Center, Gretna Historical Museum
French Quarter: 15 mins
Uptown New Orleans: 19 mins
MSY International Airport: 34 min
Highway: I-310, US-61, LA-48
District: Jefferson Parish Public School System
We Make It Easy to Find Your New Home
No matter what you're looking for in a home, we can help you find the best place to live. If you want to tour available properties or want to learn more about Gretna area, call us and let's talk.