Leonidas is a neighborhood within New Orleans, Louisiana.
Leonidas is a good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as the streets are generally calm - however noise can be bothersome closer to the railway line. Lastly, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover and they are very well-situated, which makes it easy to access them.
Leonidas experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era. In this neighborhood, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Roughly 60% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. This neighborhood has quite a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A grocery store is generally accessible within a very short walk from any location in this neighborhood. Additionally, there are a fair number of options in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. In terms of education, primary as well as high schools are very easy to walk to from most properties for sale in Leonidas.
It is easy for people walking to move around in this area; many daily errands can be run on foot. Leonidas is a fairly good part of New Orleans for traveling by car. It is convenient to access a place to park, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in this part of the city. On the other hand, public transit riders may have few choices in this neighborhood by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner.