• RESIDENTS ARE
    Large military community due to NAS JRB Naval Base
    Fishermen/shrimpers
    Outdoors lovers
    Long term, generational families
  • THEY CHOSE BELLE CHASSE FOR ITS
    Large open spaces, being close to families, easy access to fishing and shrimping, schools
  • PROS
    Rural feel
    Well ranked public school system
    Low property taxes
    Small neighborhood stores and grocery
  • CONS
    Can be very insular
    Developed before zoning regulations were the norm, so you’ll find commercial next to residential or mobile homes in the middle of neighborhoods
    Drawbridge sometimes limits direct access
    Flood insurance is expensive beyond the flood wall
    Higher average home prices than the rest of the West Bank
  • REAL ESTATE
    Older homes are typically ranch style
    Several areas of new construction with HOAs
    Large lots
    Off street parking
    Mostly single family homes

Attractions & Things to Do

  • Drive down to Fort Jackson and explore
  • New, state of the art YMCA
  • Bayou Barriere golf course
  • Woodlands Trail Park
  • Local library
  • Annual seafood festival (in May)
  • OLPH Annual School Fair (in October)
  • Orange Festival (in December)
  • Launch your boat in less than 30 minutes

Dining

  • Adam’s Catfish House
  • Salvo’s Seafood Restaurant
  • Zydeco’s Cajun Restaurant
  • Lil G’s Cajun Restaurant
  • Asahi Sushi Bar
  • Rotolo’s Pizza
  • Several citrus stands up and down Belle Chasse Hwy