The Light House Harbor Condos are located on 7300 Lake Shore Drive steps from Lake Pontchartrain and the New Orleans Marina. The 5 story building is about 23 years old. The entire bottom floor is for parking and common areas. All parking is secure gated and covered with elevators to the upper floors. The 41 units are multilevel units with views and balconies facing the downtown area as seen below. The back of the units overlook the Marina and Lake Pontchartrain.
The amenities that set these apart from many of the condos in the area are the gorgeous lake views and sunsets over Lake Pontchartrain. You can dock you boat in slips behind the condos. Some units come with their own private slips. The condos have a pool, jacuzzi, deck, and club for parties. Balconies and fireplaces are the norm for each of the units.
The units vary in size from around 1600 sq. ft. to around 2500 sq. ft. for the three bedroom units. Most are two bedrooms however. The units are designed so you can have water views from the dens and bedrooms of each condo. The age of the units are such that some units have been totally renovated and some in various stages of being upgraded. The pricing is going to be very reflective of this fact.
” LHC offer full time residential living in the most relaxing and casual atmosphere in New Orleans. Large balconies overlook the New Orleans Marina on Lake Pontchartrain. The Christmas boat parade can be viewed from your balcony or from the deck of the Club Suite each Christmas with your fellow owners and friends. Each evening watch the boats going in & out of the marina, on Wednesday afternoons the twilight regatta, and class sailboat regattas on the weekend.” as per LHH Website
The condos are within walking distance of the lake and the levee system that allows for easy walks and bike riding. You are a walk away from Robert’s Fresh Market, a new coffee shop and several places to eat. If you like boating and water sports this is one of the best places to be in New Orleans. Casual lifestyle with a Large “C” But 15 minutes to the central business district and the French Quarter.
There is currently one unit for sale in the complex. That is a two bedroom unit for 265k with garage parking. There is a larger unit under contract that was listed for 329k and was a 3/3 in need of updating. There have been 8 units sold since 2006 which saw several units go up for sale due to the Katrina dislocation. The condo fees tend to be on the high but there is a lot to keep up in a water front property. Insurance and Upkeep of the common area are the large items. Light House Harbor Website, New Orleans Condos