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Old Metairie Offers Convenience and Luxury Living

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Located just 15 minutes from the Central Business District of New Orleans, Old Metairie is an upscale neighborhood most known for its quiet charm and stately homes. Old Metairie has winding avenues, mature trees and established landscaping. Mediterranean revival and brick colonial are among some of its architectural styles, with amenities like luxury kitchens and bathrooms, high ceilings, upscale finishes, hardwood floors and spacious lawns with outdoor kitchens and pools. The average price of active listings for a 12-month period was $623,800 with an average per-square-foot price of $200. The average size of houses sold in Old Metairie was 3,230 square feet.

  • Parks/Outdoor

    A stone’s throw away from the parks and recreational spaces of New Orleans, Old Metairie has many opportunities for getting outdoors. A relaxing retreat in the heart of Jefferson Parish, Lafreniere Park is a 155-acre park with lush green space, lagoons, seasonal boating, children's playgrounds, a carousel, baseball fields, a disc golf course, a two-mile jogging path and outdoor exercise centers. In addition, one of the nation’s oldest urban parks, City Park, is about 10 minutes away. Residents can relax among historic live oaks, a sculpture garden and botanical gardens, or enjoy jogging and biking paths, 26 tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course.

  • Shopping

    Old Metairie is filled with local gourmet grocery stores, wine shops, high-end and eclectic clothing boutiques, noted restaurants and large stores. Lakeside Shopping Center, the area’s premiere retail mall, is also close by, providing residents with more than 120 stores and boutiques.


Residents of Old Metairie often send their children to these private schools: