New Orleans Cul-de-Sac Homes
There’s something about a cul-de-sac that people love. With only one way in and out, traffic is typically low. For cars, anyway. Kids often commandeer these spaces for basketball hoops and skateboard ramps since their odds of being displaced by an automobile are much lower than on a normal, throughway street.
Before buying a cul-de-sac home
We’re used to parking being a problem in New Orleans. But cul-de-sac lots are a suburban design, with off street parking for every home. That said, the round shape of the streets don’t lend themselves well to visitor parking. If you’re the person who hosts every BBQ and party, consider whether or not guest parking will be an issue for you on a regular basis.
Kid friendly? Parents love cul-de-sac streets, because they feel more relaxed about the kids playing in the front yard or the street due to the minimal traffic flow. But that also means you might be navigating around little Johnny and Janie each day when you get home. If your idea of hell is a bunch of kids, a cul-de-sac might not be the right location for you.
Pie shaped lots aren’t for everyone. Front yards tend to be smaller, while back yards are much larger, particularly the lots in the middle of the cul-de-sac. Be prepared to maintain all of that green space.
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