Frenchman’s Bend Subdivision is located about 20 minutes North of Monroe, Louisiana, and is surrounded on 3 sides by the beautiful Bayou DeSiard. The subdivision features a country club with an 18 hole regulation length golf course with 3 sets of tee boxes for a fun, but challenging golf experience. Other amenities of the club include a full service bar and grill, a health club, and a swimming pool. For the nature lover, the beauty of Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge is just a stone’s throw away. This neighborhood is in the Sterlington school zone, and an elementary school that opened in 2011 is located about ½ mile from the entrance to Frenchman’s Bend. Sterlington High School is also just a few miles away. There are several restaurants nearby, and you can reach grocery stores and other shopping in about 8 minutes. For Century Link employees, this neighborhood is a quick 5 mile commute. It’s the kind of community where families take evening strolls together and neighbors get together for backyard barbecues and cocktail parties.
The first homes were built about 20 years ago, and new construction is still in progress. There are approximately 580 homes, inspired by a wide range of design styles. Buyers can choose from an existing home, new construction, or can purchase a lot and build their dream home. Home prices range from around $214,000 to $910,000, with an average sales price of $325,500. Vacant lots range from around $36,000 to $132,000, with an average sales price of $48,598.* There is a homeowner’s association present and covenants and bylaws are in place in the neighborhood.
Why Buy in This Neighborhood?
Southern charm, safe streets, friendly neighbors, and good schools bring city dwellers and recent transplants to Frenchman’s Bend. The ability to build in an established neighborhood is a great plus.
Among the best for: Upscale Homes, New Construction, Families, Outdoor Activities, Waterfront, Retirees, Golf
* represents residential property sold from 1/1/2010 – 11/1/2013, and is based on information provided by the Northeast Louisiana Board of Realtors as of 11/6/2013)