The Diversion Canal is a man-made canal created to relieve the flooding of the Amite River and was dug to be 25 feet deep. Homes along the Diversion Canal have some of the most stunning views. It is rare to find such value in such a unique and beautiful setting, as the subdivisions offer along the Diversion Canal.
Bayou Terrace subdivision is an older subdivision, built in 1990, and the homes have stunning waterfront views. Some also allow for a RV/Boat Storage or a designated parking area across the street from your home. This community is located near the start of the Diversion Canal (near the Amite River split) and it is bordered not only by the Diversion Canal, but also by a beautiful Louisiana wetland. A selection of beautiful Bayou Terrace real estate offers homeowners private access to the canal from docks and boathouses.
Bayou Terrace Drive runs from its head at the Amite River to the highway 22 bridge that crosses the canal. The area that lines both banks of the canal, including the homes for sale in Bayou Terrace, is almost entirely residential. There is one shopping center on the canal, on the east bank just across the bridge in The WaterFront development. For those in need of any amenities beyond that, Gonzales with its big box stores and outlet mall is just minutes away. Please contact us if you have any questions at all about the homes for sale in Bayou Terrace Estates, or the other communities on the Diversion Canal. We are eager to put our experience to work for you!
Diversion Isles is another older community on the Diversion Canal. It is located just across the canal from Bayou Terrace. Diversion Isle offers a level of affordability on the water, with stunning views. The northern sections of the canal that contain Diversion Isles real estate are especially beautiful for the quiet, wide-open expanses of gentle waterway and serene wooded areas that surround them. Old Ferry Road opens onto the Diversion Canal road that lines the north bank of the canal; this is a dead-end road, so the only traffic you will experience is from the limited number of your like-minded neighbors. Furthermore, with merely a single row of houses on either side of the canal, backing onto the large tracts of Louisiana wetland, there is nothing to disrupt your true, undiluted communion with the natural environment. This community can be easily accessed from Old Ferry Road, off Louisiana Highway 16.
Luckily you won't be left entirely on your own. While the northern sections of the canal do offer a very affordable way to escape the ever-present hustle and bustle of modern life, you won't have to leave any modern conveniences behind. The homes for sale in Diversion Isles may make it feel like you're in your own little world but there are several convenient amenities nearby when you're ready to surface. Both Brian's Grocery and Chris' Pharmacy are located just a few minutes away as is an Anytime Fitness location. Also the Hilltop Inn Restaurant is a local favorite, located just off Old Ferry Road. Please contact us if you have questions at all about the beautiful homes for sale in Diversion Isles, or any of the other communities that line the banks of the Diversion Canal. Waterfront Realty is your local real estate experts, and the only brokers with an office on the waterway.
Located on the south bank of the Diversion waterway and east of LA highway 22, is the community of River Highlands. The area incudes subdivisions of River Highlands, River Highlands Estates, River Highland Condos and River Highlands Estates Condos offering a blend of multi-family and single-family dwellings. Most of the spoil bank has been left at its original elevation and offers stunning views looking down at the waterway. River Highlands Condos can be found at the beginning of River Highlands and consists of two building with 2 and 3 bedroom units. Some units come with a boat slip and there is a pool for resident’s enjoyment. At the end of River Highlands are River Highlands Estates Condos which has 16 two story buildings, each with one unit up and one unit downstairs. The first thing you'll see as you make the turn off route 22 and onto River Highlands Drive is the River Highlands Condominium on the left. These River Highlands homes for sale are an affordable option to the luxury and serene beauty of waterfront living. These condos feature an outdoor pool as well as a private boat slips for some residents; so they can enjoy the same access to the canal as any of the other residents along the canal. At the other end of the community is the more exclusive gated community of River Highlands Estates Condo. These luxury condos feature more privacy with buildings that feature just 2 units each, one upstairs and one downstairs.
If you are interested in the River Highlands homes for sale, you won't be disappointed by the availability of convenient amenities that are immediately available at your doorstep. On the opposite side of the canal just as you enter The WaterFront is a retail center that features Kevin's Cajun Seafood, for authentic, local seafood as well as well as Renew Wellness Spa and Salon, Diversion Dental, WaterFront Animal Hospital and the offices of WaterFront Realty. At the end of River Highlands Drive is the Lagniappe Steak & Seafood Restaurant, Riverfront Tiki bar for cocktail and, Thunder Bayou store, offering supplies, boat rentals and a fuel dock. River Highlands has a lot going for it. Please feel free to contact us anytime for further information on the homes for sale in River Highlands or the other nearby waterfront communities. Waterfront Realty will use real, local knowledge and experience to get you the best possible deal.
The Settlement at Bayou Pierre is a gated community on the north bank of the waterway, accessible from Old Ferry Road and Hilltop Road. This quiet community consists of cottages, larger single-family homes and building sites. The Settlement at Bayou Pierre real estate is ideally situated near the mid-point of the canal, just west of the Diversion Canal Bridge. Residents enjoy the absolutely stunning waterfront views while still maintaining very convenient access to many of the nearby amenities including several restaurants, including Hilltop Inn which is located just outside the community's gate, and shops located further downstream on the canal and in the local area. The homes for sale in the Settlement at Bayou Pierre offer some of the best value that home buyers will find anywhere on the canal. This gated community consists of a row of single-family homes that line Bayou Pierre Drive. Compared to some of the more luxurious and expansive homes available on the lower sections of the canal, these two and three bedroom homes offer a much more accessible path to the waterfront lifestyle. There are even empty lots still available for purchase; the community's restrictions mandate that a single-level home needs to be a minimum of 2000 square feet, with 2500 square feet for a two-story home. The lots allow the fruits of your imagination to become a reality, all within a gorgeously laid-out, gated community.
Getting around amongst the Settlement at Bayou Pierre homes for sale is one of the many pleasures afforded to a lifestyle within this Diversion Canal community. Each one of the homes within this neighborhood features private canal access, allowing home owners easy access to many of the amenities located just minutes down the canal by boat. One unique features of this community is the boardwalk that runs along the waterway. Perfect for a moonlight stroll. Contact us if you have any questions about the Settlement at Bayou Pierre homes for sale, or any of the other neighborhoods that line the banks of the Diversion Canal. Waterfront Realty specializes in the waterfront property found in this unique region of Louisiana, and is the only real estate office located on the water.
The Waterfront is the newest of the communities on the waterway, located on the east bank of the Diversion Canal and south of LA highway 2, across the canal from the River Highlands. The Waterfront offers commercial properties, townhouses, cottages and single-family homes valued up to and above $1 million. Subdivisions within The Waterfront include Waterfront West, River Bend, River View and the gated subdivision of Waterfront East, which includes the exclusive Waterfront Sanctuary. The Waterfront homes for sale consist of some of the most sought-after real estate on the canal. Waterfront West is the first of the developments to be constructed and includes a range of different properties: smaller properties with cottages that are perfect for a weekend getaway or retirement living, or larger homes ideal for year-round living. Waterfront East and the exclusive Waterfront Sanctuary are found within a gated community near the eastern end of the canal. The community's gates offers families an extra measure of security. The Waterfront Sanctuary within Waterfront East is the newest development and features large lots that are all divided from their neighbors on both sides with 70 feet of dense and beautiful wooded canopy. Homes in the Sanctuary range in price from the high $600,000 to home valued in the millions. Homes in the Sanctuary provide residents with the utmost in privacy from their neighbors while still providing unbridled access to the canal. These properties also include a covered boathouse, with two forty-foot slips.
Located just south of Louisiana Highway 22, the Waterfront properties provide easy access to a wide variety of amenities. The WaterFront MarketPlace offers retail services like Renew Wellness Spa and Salon, Kevin's Cajun Seafood Café, Diversion Dental, WaterFront Animal Hospital and the offices of WaterFront Realty. Other local services include Brian's Grocery, Subway, Sarita's Mexican restaurant, Anytime Fitness, Lynx Physical Therapy, OLOL Riverside Family Medicine, Chris' Pharmacy and Gifts all located less than a mile down Highway 22 from the entrance to The WaterFront. Please contact us if you would like further information on the available Waterfront Properties, or to book a viewing. Let Waterfront Realty help you make this beautiful Louisiana community your home!
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