The Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor neighborhood in East Baton Rouge Parish, part of the Baton Rouge Statistical Area, is where homebuyers will find the benefits of simplified, suburban living. The area is distinguished by classic ranch-style homes that have been meticulously maintained through the years and many others that have been redesigned to embrace new open floor plans with added glass rooms and screen porches.
Homebuyers will also find impressive new architectural gems in planned communities and larger homes in country-club-like developments built by renowned architects and urban planners. Generous lawns and lush landscaping is also a hallmark of the neighborhood.
Sherwood Forest- Broadmoor also gives homebuyers a chance to search for historic Louisiana properties dating back centuries or for easy-to-manage townhomes perfect for working couples. An unusual amount of vacant land is also suitable for custom construction.
The current growth spurt in this part of Baton Rouge began after many residents from southeast Louisiana sought refuge following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The displacement fueled the real estate market like never before. Homebuyers fond of Louisiana’s natural greenery and peaceful climate have come to appreciate a similar tranquility in these neighborhoods just east of the Capital City’s government complexes.
East Baton Rouge Parish, currently experiencing a boom in cultural and economic activity, gives residents the chance to appreciate the proximity to everything Baton Rouge has to offer, while still cherishing the value of the suburban feel and attitude that is clearly prevalent here.
Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor, Baton Rouge, LA on the Map
The Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor neighborhood cuts a swath through parts of Baton Rouge (most of zip codes 70806, 70815 and 70816) extending more than 6 square miles from Old Hammond Highway and I-12 on the south to Florida Boulevard and Highway 190 on the north. West-to-east boundaries run approximately from just west of Airline Highway and Sharp Road to Sherwood Forest Boulevard and Ponderosa Drive.
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How to Get To and From Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor, Baton Rouge, LA:
The Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor area of Baton Rouge boasts some of the shortest commute times into the central part of Capital City than from other areas on this statistical map. This part of Baton Rouge is also less than 90 minutes to New Orleans, and is interconnected to the rest of the state and country by interstate highways 10 and 12. Old Hammond Highway, Sherwood Forest Boulevard and Florida Boulevard also traverse this part of the city.
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is just 10 minutes away, and metropolitan Baton Rouge is also home to a popular mass transit system, along with major commercial rail and bus lines.
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Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor, Baton Rouge, LA Features:
The Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor neighborhood in East Baton Rouge Parish is dotted with neighborhood parks, hiking and biking trails and other venues that help residents enjoy the attributes of their community. The area is also a gateway to Louisiana’s unlimited recreational choices for hunting, fishing, hiking and biking through wooded lands and thick green bayous.
As a true suburban community, Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor is home to dozens of convenient urban parks, shopping centers, plus amusement and recreation venues (bowling, skating, gaming, golf and tennis). Also nearby is the 237-acre Waddill Wildlife Refuge and Outdoor Education Center on the Comite River, including catch-and-release fishing ponds, nature trails and picnic facilities.
Families who live in this part of Baton Rouge are also known to take advantage of all the Capital City has to offer. As part of the immediate Baton Rouge area, residents will find an unlimited calendar of cultural activities and events. Among the most popular attractions include short excursions across town to the Old Capitol Building Museum and the Louisiana State Museum, annual events such as the Bayou Country Superfest, the Baton Rouge Blues Festival, Jambalaya Fest, Chili Cook-off, Zapp’s International Beerfest and Kite Fest Louisiane. Annual antique and garden shows, weekly arts markets, an annual Civil War Reenactment and the Greek Fest are also very popular with residents.
Also of note are the nearby downtown performing venues, home to theater, symphony and opera companies. Nearby amusement and water parks along I-10 are also popular with families living in in this part of town. Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor residents may also enjoy the outlet mall in close-by Gonzales as well as many locally owned boutiques and the hundreds of Louisiana-centric restaurants throughout the Baton Rouge area.
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Sherwood Forest - Broadmoor, Baton Rouge, LA Demographics
- Population: 102,000
- Households: 47,000
- Schools: 24 + public schools and many private and parochial schools
- Churches: Dozens of churches of all denominations can be found in the area.
- Medical Facilities: Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Ochsner Health System’s Baton Rouge headquarters, several medical office complexes, urgent care centers and a close proximity to the many other full-service hospitals in all of Baton Rouge