The neighborhood of Freret is situated in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Freret offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of New Orleans is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally quite calm. Lastly, getting to public green spaces is easy in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover.
In Freret, about 45% of the dwellings are duplexes, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Freret while the remainder are occupied by owners.
Residents will welcome the proximity to primary as well as high schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, properties for sale in this area. With regards to eating, it is convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any home in Freret. In addition, there is typically a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a rather short distance to a good selection of clothing stores.
Physically active house buyers will enjoy the very walk-friendly character of this area; many daily needs are easy to carry out without the use of a car, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Freret is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner. On the other hand, this area is car friendly. Coming across a place to park is quite easy, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from any home in Freret.