Located along the natural levee of the Mississippi River, Bywater is included in the National Register of Historical Places and has been recognized for its distinct architecture.

It is home to Mardi Gras parades and has adopted a Bohemian, artistic feel for many years. Markey Park is the hub of community activity where art shows and festivals are held.

Bywater is also known as being part of the Ninth Ward of New Orleans.

Living in Bywater

A community along the banks of the Mississippi River, Bywater is a showcase of New Orleans’ eclectic vibe mixed with the modern features homeowners want in a home.

A beautiful landscape mixed with the southern charm of New Orleans has made Bywater homes attractive to artists, musicians, and those who want to be close to the French Quarter and the downtown area.

Reasonably priced housing, convenience, and a unique feel make Bywater trendy and coveted by homebuyers.

Real Estate in Bywater

Homes in this area range from $100,000 to over $500,000, depending on the upgrades done to the property. Homes are made one of a kind by how colorful and unique they are.

The kinds of homes include:

  • The shotgun home
  • Creole cottages
  • Old plantation homes

Architectural styles include:

  • Greek Revival
  • Italianate
  • Eastlake
  • Arts and Craft

Enjoy living in an artistic community where individuality is celebrated and encouraged. Homes in this neighborhood typically have 2-3 bedrooms and front porches to sit and wave to your neighbors, which helps create a true feeling of community.

When you’re ready to explore Bywater real estate or any of the surrounding communities, please do not hesitate to connect with our team at Elite Southern Realty today. We look forward to hearing from you and to helping you find the New Orleans home that best suits your needs.

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