Belle Chasse, Louisiana is a quiet and calm West Bank suburb adjacent to the mighty Mississippi River, about 11 miles from New Orleans. Though Belle Chasse is the largest town in Plaquemines Parish, it has long been a tight knit community. A quick 25-minute drive from New Orleans lands you in the heart of Southeast Louisiana’s best fishing spots.
Belle Chasse real estate is in high demand on the West Bank, due in large part to the excellent public school system and private school selection. Plaquemines Parish School District offers 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 3 high schools and a learning center to over 4,600 students and has a student / teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Homes for sale in Belle Chasse are in neighborhood settings that range from brick and stucco single-family homes to exclusive grandeur subdivisions.
Belle Chasse is a local secret, prized for its historic attractions, abundant wildlife and some of the best citrus orchards in the Southeast. Residents enjoy festivals and events – most notably, the Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, one of the most anticipated events held each summer.