Carencro Real Estate
Carencro, Louisiana, is located in a suburb of the city of Lafayette, Louisiana. The name is a Louisiana Creole word for buzzard, meaning where large flocks of buzzards roosted in cypress trees. The original name was St. Pierre. Carencro is a part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area and has a population of 7,526 people. The city is conveniently located near I-10 and I-49. The early settlers of Carencro formed the basis for the language, customs, food, music and religion that is still in existence today. Carencro homes for sale include a significant amount of new construction as well as older, established homes built from 1970 to 1994 and from 1940 to 1969. There are historic homes located in Carencro as well.
The homes are predominantly single family residences. Many homes contain 3 or more bedrooms and are situated on acreage. Homes with 4 bedrooms, built-ins, 9+ ft. ceilings, slate flooring and lakes or pond are available as well as smaller homes on less than an acre with pools, patios, privacy fence and lot of shade trees.
The residents of Carencro are served by the Lafayette Parish School District. The centerpiece of the town is St. Peter’s Catholic Church and the cemetery. The church has an elaborate cypress-carved entrance, entrance hall and altar. The pews are elaborate as well and were once sold to parishioners to raise money for the church.
The Carencro Parish Parks and Recreation Department provides several leisure activities and sports for residents. Pelican Park is a multi-million dollar complex featuring country club surroundings and hosts many corporate events, concerts and festivals. Residents of Carencro will enjoy the fishing pond and jogging track at the park. Baseball, flag football and softball are a few more of the opportunities available for visitors.
This is a city chosen by many families, young professionals and retirees as well as others for its location and many recreational and entertainment venues.
- Belle Vie Estates 17
- Veranda Place 16
- Woodland Trail 8
- Settlers Cove 7
- Kate Row 7
- Belle Bois 6
- Rural Tract (No Subd) 6
- Frenchmans Trail 6
- Coteau Ridge 6
- St Benedicts 5
- Envie 4
- Francez Acres 4
- Lexington Hgts 3
- Centennial Village 3
- Sunflower Estates 3
- Pelican Ridge Phase Ii 2
- Brock Pointe 2
- Fieldview 2
- Bergeron Loop 2
- Pinnacle Point 2
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