Fleur Du Lac an eight story luxury condo completed in 2002 overlooks the lake and levee in Bucktown near West End. Its 30 units with assigned parking on the ground floor. Features include 24 hour security, 10' ceilings, covered parking, balconies overlooking the lake, 50 ft. lap pool, health center, spa, and sun deck. Units sold in the 400k beginning range and have been appreciating since. You may wonder why it was'nt built taller but the building codes stopped it here. Overlooks the lake and the levee. Walk to New Orleans while enjoying the low tax rates of Jefferson Parish.
"For those who don't want to deal with the headaches of even regular maintenance of a house, condominiums provide an alternative. Among the local offerings is Fleur du Lac, a seven-floor, 30-unit lakefront condo development that was 75 percent pre-sold before it broke ground in 2000. "
"All of Fleur du Lac's unit owners are locals who use their condos as their permanent residence and most are in their 50s. Prices range from $400,000 to a million dollars, and residents pay a monthly condo fee for upkeep. Among the amenities are 24-hour security, a health and fitness center, a pool, a party room, a dining room with catering kitchen, a media room and parking."
Gambit Weekly 3-26-02