Gretna Area Guide

Gretna and Terrytown Real Estate have much to offer in the way of diverse housing opportunities. From starter homes to gated golf course communities the "Best Bank" has it all. Gretna dates back to 1836 and was established along the banks of the Mississippi River. Many Historic buildings surround the "square" adjacent to Jefferson Parish Government Offices. There are unique examples of period architecture throughout this area and also a strong community of preservationists who work to protect the over century old structures.

Gretna has unique activities such as the weekly Farmers Market, an Arts Market, Concert Series and the Gretna Fest. There are also numerous recreational activities throughout the area which accommodate cycling, golf, baseball, tennis, soccer, and swimming. Gretna is located a short distance from New Orleans via the Crescent City Connection bridge or river boat ferries.

Housing options in Gretna and Terrytown include single family homes, cottage style homes, multi family, condominiums, apartment homes, historic homes, new construction and luxury homes. Retail shopping, restaurants and a strong commercial sector allow residents the opportunity to "shop at home" instead of having to leave the area for goods and services.
Terrytown features established family friendly communities and also a mix of golf course properties alike. Production built homes represent a great value to Terrytown home buyers and also offer lifestyle amenities in carefully planned developments. There is a large medical complex and hospital in the area, and a strong professional environment. Young families are attracted to the area because the properties for sale represent strong value to the home buyer and the community is "family friendly"