Grand Pointe Real Estate & Information

Grand Pointe Real Estate & Information

Grand Pointe is a gated housing development, located on the south side of Lafayette, Louisiana, nestled along the Vermilion River. The neighborhood, which makes good use of its lovely, natural setting, is known for its diverse architectural styles and its easy access to health care, shopping, restaurants and all of the unique charm and hospitality that Lafayette and the Cajun region is famous for. The neighborhood is also the home of the 2014 St. Jude Dream Home.

Shopping and Dining

You don't have to venture too far from Grand Pointe to find plenty of places to shop. The Acadiana Mall is located just a few miles away and features more than 150 upscale shops and restaurants. Lafayette's downtown shopping district is the place to find unique, sometimes quirky, one-of-a-kind items at shops like Cajun Spice, Reflections on Old Antique Mall and Sans Souci Fine Arts Gallery

Grand Pointe real estate owners need never go hungry. The City of Lafayette offers a myriad of restaurants, cafes and coffee shops. Among the local favorites are Bon Temps Grill for Cajun specialties and seafood, Poor Boy's Riverside Inn for Creole cooking and the French Press for French bistro fare.

Parks and Recreation

One of the best things about owning Grand Pointe real estate is the town's nearness to a large number of parks and green spaces. The City of Lafayette owns and manages more than 1,500 acres of parkland, including 36 parks, 10 recreation centers, four swimming pools, three golf courses and two tennis complexes.

The neighborhood of Grand Pointe itself features a large, outdoor community swimming pool as well as a large club house that can be rented for special events and parties.

Of course, Lafayette and the Acadian region is known for its diverse musical culture, which can be witnessed at one of the area's many music festivals, at the Acadian Center for the Arts and at the regular "Downtown Alive!" free concerts in city parks.

Living

The majority of Grand Pointe real estate consists of single family homes, also there are a few semi-detached townhomes. Homes here are mostly low-rise and run the gamut from Mediterranean to French to West Indies to Caribbean architecture. Homes in this area are diverse and a number of local builders are represented here.

Schools, Healthcare, and Transportation

Sons and daughters of Grand Pointe real estate owners attend the schools of the Lafayette Parish School System. This school system, which has a current enrollment of around 28,800 students, manages 44 schools, including 23 elementary schools, 11 middle schools, eight high schools, a career center and a virtual "ecampus." There are also several private schools in the area, including Lafayette Lutheran School, Holy Family Catholic School and Westminster Christian Academy.

For higher education, the region is home to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and South Louisiana Community College.

Grand Pointe real estate owners don't have to worry about access to quality health care. Lafayette General Medical Center and Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital are located just a short drive away from Grand Pointe and offer a complete array of health care services, including acute care, 24 hour emergency care, a cancer care center and a pediatric health unit.

It couldn't be easier to get around Grand Pointe. The neighborhood is compact and well laid out. For trips outside of Grand Pointe and Lafayette, it's just a short hop to I-10, which connects the City of Lafayette to Baton Rouge and New Orleans to the east and to Lake Charles and Beaumont, Texas to the west.

For trips to other parts of the country, Lafayette Regional Airport is located less than 30 minutes from Grand Pointe. This 746-acre facility offers daily non-stop flights to Atlanta, Dallas and Houston, with connecting service to points all over North America and the world.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (337)739-2791 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

Contact Information

Elite Team
900 S College Ste 100
Lafayette LA 70503
(337) 456-1464

Keller Williams Realty Acadiana,  Lafayette, LA, 70503, 337-735-9300
Keller Williams Lake Charles 825 Ryan St Ste 100 Lake Charles, LA 70601
Licensed in Louisiana
Each office is independently owned & operated