Popular Subdivisions on the Northshore

Popular Northshore Subdivisions

The Most Popular Subdivisions on the Northshore

The Northshore of New Orleans has seen some of the fastest real estate growth over the last 20 years as just about any location in Louisiana. Since much of the area was built by local developers, much of the Northshore is divided into subdivisions.
Each of these subdivisions were built with very specific amenities that were offered to the homeowner to create uniqueness and desirability.
Some differentiating factors between each subdivision include: gated community, underground electricity, sidewalks and more.
We will break down the most popular subdivisions on the Northshore and point out their specific amenities as well as show drone footage of each subdivision.

The Sanctuary | Beau Chene | Tchefuncte Club Estates | Woodstone | The Woodlands | Green Leaves | Fontainebleau | Bedico Creek | Arbor Walk | Quail Creek | Forest Brook | Terra Bella | Maison Du Lac | Normandy Oaks

Mandeville Subdivisions

The Sanctuary Subdivision

The Sanctuary is one of the most desirable subdivisions in Mandeville LA. The Sanctuary has been home to New Orleans royalty such as Sean Payton and many others.

With lots starting around $200,000 and homes that range into the millions, the Sanctuary provides a luxury lifestyle in a private and secluded part of Mandeville, while still being close to all of the amities that the Northshore has to offer. Check out the current homes for sale in the Sanctuary.

The Sanctuary Subdivision in Mandeville LA
  • Established: 1995
  • Elevation: 20Ft
  • Median Home Price: $1,350,00
  • Median DOM: 13
  • Price range: $620K-$3.2MM
  • Neighborhood Size: 471
  • Amenities: Fitness Center, Gated Entrance With Private Streets, Community Pool, 3 Lighted Tennis Courts, Hiking Trails, Soccer & Baseball Fields
  • Nature Trails & Boardwalks
  • Flood Zone: X & AE
  • School Zone:
  • Zoning:  Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $1,560/Quarter
  • Lots available: Yes
  • Transportation options:
  • Parish: St. Tammany 
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: Y
  • Gutters:
  • Streetlights:
  • Fire hydrants: Y
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: 
  • Limited through traffic: Y

Beau Chene Subdivision

One of the strongest selling and most stable neighborhoods in Mandeville, Louisiana is the neighborhood of Beau Chene. Established in 1974, Beau Chene is a private gated neighborhood with 3 separate entrances two of which lie off of Highway 22 and one of which lies off of the Highway 190 service road. Beau Chene is almost always referenced when high-end homebuyers are looking for homes for sale in Mandeville LA.

Beau Chene is a very large subdivision with over 1,500 homes and is built around a Marina with direct access to the Tchefuncte River and two championship 18 hole golf courses known as the Magnolia and Oak courses.

Executive homes in Beau Chene range in size from 2400 square feet up to 8000 square feet with prices from around $300,000 up to $3,000,000.

Beau Chene also has numerous condo opportunities which range in price from below $200,000 up into the $400,000 range with condo sizes ranging from under 1,000 square feet to almost 3,000 square feet.

  • Amenities: Beau Chene Garden Club
  • Beau Chene Country Club
  • Marina Beau Chene With 140 Boat Slips
  • Beau Chene Country Club With Indoor & Outdoor Tennis Courts, Three Swimming Pools, Bar and Grill, Full-Service Restaurant
  • 2, 18-Hole Golf Courses & Exercise Facility
  • 17 Miles of Quiet Streets Where Residents Can Enjoy a Bike Ride, Jog or Walk
  • Established: 1974
  • Elevation: 16FT
  • Median Home Price: $420,000
  • Median DOM: 6
  • Price range: $225K-$6MM
  • Neighborhood Size: 1,011
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $199/Month
  • Lots available: NO
  • Parish: St. Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: No
  • Streetlights: No
  • Fire hydrants: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: Yes
  • Flood Zone: A,B,C

Woodstone Subdivision

The neighborhood of Woodstone is a Mandeville subdivision that was built in a peaceful area with rural splendor and beauty, far from the noises of daily life. The lush meadows are surrounded by tall trees that take full advantage of the natural topography. The homes in the Woodstone subdivision are reminiscent of small European villages. Each home is constructed with strict architectural controls. Streets are lit with French Quarter-style lighting.

Flyover of the Woodstone subdivision located in Mandeville LA
  • Median Home Price: $646,250
  • Median DOM: 6
  • Price range: $619K-$715K
  • Neighborhood Size: 152
  • Flood Zone: X & X500
  • Zoning:  Residential
  • Covenants: Yes
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • HOA: $550/Annually 
  • Lots available: Yes
  • Parish: St Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: Yes
  • Gutters: Yes
  • Streetlights: No
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: Yes

The Woodlands Subdivision

Woodlands is a neighborhood in Mandeville, Louisiana, which offers an assortment of beautiful styles, varying sizes, and affordable prices. Woodlands homes for sale range in sq. ft. from around 3,000 square feet to 3,400 square feet and in price from $425,000 to $520,000 with an average HOA fee of $86 per month.

Flyover of the Woodlands subdivision located in Mandeville LA
  • Elevation: 23Ft
  • Median DOM:5
  • Price range: $374K-$675K
  • Neighborhood Size: 386
  • Median Home Price: $470,750
  • Amenities: pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, gated
  • Flood Zone: C
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $208/Quarter
  • Lots available: No
  • Parish: St. Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: No
  • Streetlights: Yes
  • Fire hydrants: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: No

Greenleaves Subdivision

Greenleaves Subdivision

The Greenleaves subdivision is a tree-lined, well-kept community located in the city of Mandeville, on the North Shore of New Orleans. This well-known community has several parks and tree-lined streets. With house prices between $250,000 and $600,000, homes for sale in Greenleaves offer a wide range of both size and price options.

Overview video of The Greenleaves subdivision in Mandeville LA
  • Median Home Price: $320,000
  • Median DOM: 14
  • Price range: $252K-$595K
  • Neighborhood Size: 1,041
  • Flood Zone: C/B
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • Lots available: No
  • Parish: St. Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: Y/N
  • Streetlights: Y/N
  • Fire hydrants: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: No

Fontainebleau Subdivision

fontainebleau neighborhood

The neighborhood was established in 1992 and now has over 200 homes, including those for families or retirees. It is home to some of the most beautiful amenities and recreational areas in the area. Prices vary depending on size, view, age, condition, and updating.

The Fontainebleau subdivision’s amenities include a swimming pool, plus a wading pool, two tennis courts, a sports field, a picnic area, and ponds. A walking/jogging path runs through the park. There is also a clubhouse and a pavilion. All these amenities make homes in Fontainebleau even more desirable.

Drone footage of Fontainbleau subdivision
  • Median Home Price: $455,000
  • Median DOM: 15
  • Price range: $383K-$530K
  • Neighborhood Size: 251
  • Amenities: ponds/pools
  • Flood Zone: C
  • Zoning:  Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $650/ Annually
  • Lots available: No
  • Parish: St.Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: No
  • Streetlights: Concrete
  • Fire hydrants: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: Yes

Forest Brook Subdivision

Forest Brook is a neighborhood in Mandeville LA, Louisiana that offers a variety of styles, sizes, and affordable prices. Forest Brook homes for sale have a range of square footage from 2,800 to 3,600 square feet. They also come in varying prices, from $180,000 to $549,000. The average homeowners association fee is $53/mo.

Forest Brook neighboorhood
  • Elevation: 26Ft
  • Median Home Price: $395,000
  • Median DOM: 4
  • Price range: $325K-$525K
  • Neighborhood Size: 444
  • Flood Zone: C
  • Zoning:  Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $145/Quarter
  • Lots available: No
  • Parish: St.Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: No
  • Streetlights: No
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: Yes

Quail Creek Subdivision

Quail Creek subdivision
The Quail Creek subdivision located in Mandeville LA

Located right off of Hwy 1088 in Mandeville, LA is a great gated neighborhood known as Quail Creek. Quail Creek is home to around 200 homes which range in size from around 1700 living up to almost 3000. Price points in the Quail Creek subdivision vary from the low 200’s up to over 300,000 depending on condition and amenities.

Homes in Quail Creek range in age from under 20 years old up to almost 30 years old. Backyards in Quail Creek are pretty good size, right around a quarter of an acre which is suitable for cookouts, birthday parties, and pools.

All of these perks for residents keep housing demand high and days on the market low in Quail Creek with time spent on the market much lower than the national average.

  • Elevation: 23Ft
  • Median Home Price:  $341,000
  • Median DOM: 4
  • Price range: $240K-$380K
  • Neighborhood Size: 480
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $56/Month
  • Lots available: No
  • Amenities: pool, tennis courts, clubhouse
  • Parish: St.Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: No
  • Streetlights: Yes
  • Flood Zone: C
  • Fire hydrants: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: Yes
  • Zoning:  Residential

Covington Subdivisions

Tchefuncta Estates

Tchefuncta Estates is a beautiful, private subdivision located in Covington, LA right on the Tchefuncte River. Tchefuncta, as it is often called, was founded in 1956 and has grown to a community of hundreds of homes ranging in price from the mid 300,000 range up to well into the millions. Tchefuncte Club Estates is one of the most popular subdivisions searched when referring to Covington homes for sale.

Homes in Tchefuncta range from small garden or patio homes to large tracts of land well over an acre. There are numerous forms of architecture on display in Tchefuncte Subdivision ranging in style from modern contemporary homes to classic Acadian and French country style home designs.

Tchefuncte Country Club has a lot of offer its residents with a swimming pool with swim team and tennis courts. The club enjoys a 25,000 square foot clubhouse with his and her’s locker rooms, a large weight training and fitness facility, casual and formal dining rooms, gourmet food served daily, and more.

  • Price range: $470-$2,150MM
  • Neighborhood Size: 571
  • Amenities: Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Fitness Center, Fine Dining, Stocked Lakes for Fishing, Lake Emfred Natural Trails, Horseback Riding, Marina With Slips, Dry Storage, Play Area, Picnic Area
  • Established: 1961
  • Elevation: 23Ft
  • Median Home Price:  $855,000
  • Median DOM: 10
  • Zoning:  Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Y
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $327/Month
  • Lots available: Yes
  • Parish: St Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Sewer: Public
  • Limited through traffic: Y

Terra Bella Subdivision

Terra Bella is a newer, mixed us subdivision located in Covington LA. Because the Terra Bella subdivision is a mixed us PUD, they have multiple businesses as well as restaurants all within the subdivision proper. The entrance to Terra Bella is done in cobblestone and the entire area, whether it be retail, office space or residential homes, all have a similar look and feel. Homes in Terra Bella have a wide range of sizes and prices to appeal to many different buyers. But rest assured that all homes in this Covington subdivision are luxurious.

  • Elevation: 26Ft
  • Median Home Price: $597,450
  • Median DOM: 29
  • Price range: $462K-$1.2MM
  • Neighborhood Size: 315
  • Flood Zone: B
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Y
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $1,200/ Annually
  • Lots available: Yes
  • Parish: St. Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: Yes
  • Streetlights: Yes
  • Fire hydrants: Yes
  • Sewer: Public

Maison Du Lac Subdivision

Maison du Lac, the newest gated community on the Northshore, is located just south of Covington, Louisiana, in St. Tammany Parish. Residents have the opportunity to enjoy their leisure time at the Lakeside and in many community parks and green areas, as well as socializing with their friends and participating in their favorite sports or connect with nature.

Maison du Lac boasts a 26-acre stocked lake that was thoughtfully designed and constructed with residents in mind. It emphasizes community, which is just another reason that new homes for sale in Maison du Lac go so quickly.

Video tour of the Masion Du Lac subdivision located in Covington LA
  • Elevation: 20Ft
  • Median Home Price: $600,000
  • Median DOM: 4
  • Price range: $382K-$853K
  • Neighborhood Size: 340
  • Amenities: gated, park
  • Flood Zone: A/C
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $300/Quarter
  • Parish: St. Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: Yes
  • Streetlights: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: Yes

Normandy Oaks Subdivision

normandy oaks subdivision
Entrance to the Normandy Oaks subdivision in Covington LA

Normandy Oaks, or “Normandy” as its residents often call it, is a wonderful, centrally located neighborhood of over 150 homes ranging in price from just under 300,000 to just under 500,000.

The style of homes in Normandy Oaks ranges from traditionally designed French country designs to classic Acadian designs. Homes are situated on larger neighborhood lots with a generous amount of space between properties, considering how centrally located Normandy Oaks is.

  • Median Home Price: $540,000
  • Median DOM: 10
  • Price range: $478K-$600K
  • Neighborhood Size: 300
  • Flood Zone: C
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $50/Month
  • Lots available: No
  • Parish: St.Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: No
  • Streetlights: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • Limited through traffic: Yes

Madisonville Subdivisions

Bedico Creek Subdivision

The Bedico Creek subdivision is a large gated nature preservation community with numerous home options in Madisonville, LA. Created by David Waltemath, the area is a 1000 acre property with 60% of the land devoted to parks, greenspaces, and other undeveloped spots. There are around 10 active neighborhoods of different style homes from award winning builders.

Executive homes in Bedico Creek have lots over an acre in size with home prices climbing well into the millions and homes ranging in size from 3000 living to well over 7,000 living. There are also numerous smaller neighborhoods within the community which features home sites on smaller lots ranging in price from 225,000 up to 500,000 or so and homes ranging in size from 1700 living up to just under 3000.

The nature preserve also features garden and patio home sections for those who prefer a more carefree lifestyle with homes in the $200,000 to lower $300,000 range and roughly 2000 living square foot.

A video flyover of the Bedico Creek subdivision in Madisonville LA
  • Limited through traffic: Yes
  • Flood Zone: A
  • Zoning:  Residential
  • Covenants: Yes
  • Curbs: Y/N
  • Streetlights: Y/N
  • Lots available: Yes
  • Parish: St. Tammany
  • Fire hydrants: Yes
  • Sewer: Public
  • Underground Electric: Yes
  • HOA: $850/Annually
  • Median Home Price:  $421,490
  • Median DOM: 8 
  • Price range: $295K-$1.2MM
  • Neighborhood Size: 712
  • Roads: Concrete/Asphalt 

Arbor Walk Subdivision

Arbor Walk Subdivision
The Arbor Walk subdivision in Madisonville LA

Arbor Walk is a neighborhood of luxury homes and garden homes in Madisonville. This Northshore subdivision offers an assortment of beautiful styles, varying sizes, and affordable prices to choose from. Homes in the Arbor Walk subdivision range in square footage from around 2,200 square feet to over 7,000 square feet. The price of homes in Arbor Walk ranges from approximately $400,000 to over $1,000,000. The homeowners association fee around $82 per month.

  • Elevation: 16Ft
  • Median Home Price: $515,000
  • Median DOM:  15
  • Price range: $350K-$817K
  • Neighborhood Size: 163
  • Amenities: Community pool
  • Flood Zone: C
  • School Zone:
  • Zoning:  Residential
  • Inside City Limits: Yes
  • Covenants: Yes
  • HOA: $980/Annually
  • Lots available: No
  • Parish: St.Tammany
  • Roads: Concrete
  • Curbs: N

Northshore subdivisions summary

Almost every home on the Northshore is located within a subdivision. Each of the Northshore subdivisions has it’s own personality and reputation. Understanding the details of each neighborhood lets you make a more informed decision when choosing to purchase a home on the Northshore; whether in Covington, Mandeville or Madisonville.