Sunset Real Estate
Sunset real estate is located in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. The town has a population of 2,897 and was once the “Sweet Potato Capital of the Nation.” This was at the turn of the 20th century. When the sweet potato crop began to decline, corn and soybean replaced this crop. The town began in the same manner that many towns in Southern Louisiana began. It was a railroad town and was incorporated in 1904. The age of the homes include a majority that was built from 1970 to 1994 and from 1940 to 1969. Approximately 15% of the homes in Sunset are new construction and 10% are historic homes.
Sunset real estate is off I-49, only 10 miles from Lafayette and ten miles from Opelousas. Napoleon Avenue contains a number of restaurants, supermarkets, banks, medical, dental, insurance and law offices as well as beauty salons and pharmacies. It is also the location of the Town Hall and the Volunteer Fire Department.
Residents of Sunset real estate are served by the St. Landry Parish School District. Sunset provides residents with festivals and activities including the biggest little Mardi Gras parade in Louisiana. The Sunset Garden Club hosts the Celebration of Herbs and Gardens. A Christmas parade is held each year the first part of December.
The proximity to Lafayette and Opelousas offers residents various outlets for entertainment and recreation as well as jobs. Lafayette has many manufacturing and fabrication businesses in addition to information technology companies. Arts and culture within the city include performances and concerts, the Village Wine Festival and Art Festival and Rhythms on the River. There are also hiking trails and parks that may be enjoyed by residents of Sunset real estate as well as other cities within the area. Opelousas includes many industries such as agriculture, manufacturing, oil, retail and wholesale. Both areas are easily accessible to the town of Sunset.