The Acadian Homes of New Orleans

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Acadian Home Style of New Orleans

New Orleans Acadian Home Style

The Acadian home design, has a rich history in New Orleans dating back to the mid 18th century when the British forced French settlers from the Acadia area of Canada, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island to leave.

Many of these early settlers migrated to New Orleans and brought their French influenced home design and culture with them.  Acadian home styles offer a quaint and unusual look that many people find appealing. This style is characterized by a sloped roof which gives the home a cottage like appearance and a gable roof and porch combine to create a charming look that is easy on the eyes.

New Orleans Acadian Real Estate

Although Acadian home styles remain popular in the state of Louisiana and certain parts of Canada, this design is not commonly found outside of these places. Utilize the links below to explore Acadian styled homes currently for sale in New Orleans:

Metairie Acadian Real Estate

The fact that Acadian home designs remain isolated to Louisiana and did not spread throughout the country makes them more of a novelty than a dominant American architecture type. To isolate your home search to the Metairie area use the links below:

Kenner Acadian Real Estate

Acadian homes normally include 1-1/2 stories and include an upstairs loft area for sleeping and have a simple design  but distinctive look and of course an affordable price tag. The Kenner area usually has a few of these homes for sale and can be viewed using the links below:

Acadian Home Location Maps

Obviously with a large inventory of such home sites throughout the New Orleans Metro Area it would be much easier to explore these homes on a single map and instantly the ones in your preferred locations. Thus you may find the following link of great benefit:

Map of New Orleans Acadian Homes for Sale

However best of all would be your own personal interior tour of your short list, and I would certainly be more than happy to assist simply give me a call 504-616-6262 or drop me an email lisa@atneworleansrealestate.com and we’ll set things up.

- Lisa

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