The neighborhood of Plum Orchard is located in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Plum Orchard offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. The majority of locations within the neighborhood have good access to green spaces, like Academy Park, since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in. This area is also very quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
In Plum Orchard, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly duplexes and townhouses. This part of the city has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 40% are rented. Most of the homes in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
The closest grocery store in Plum Orchard is usually only a reasonably short walk away. A small selection of restaurants can be found in this area as well. With respect to education, primary as well as high schools are convenient to access on foot from most houses for sale in Plum Orchard.
Driving is very often the preferred means of transportation in Plum Orchard. Coming across a parking spot is quite easy, and it is a short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Pontchartrain Expressway, from any home in this part of the city. On the other hand, the public transit network in this area is fairly poor. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and the closest bus stop is typically just around the corner. It is challenging for people walking to navigate Plum Orchard because few common errands can be run on foot.