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intergenerational community, retirees and young families are active in litter cleanups and activities revolving around nearby churches and schools.

Lake Sherwood Acres

Located between S. Sherwood Forest and Coursey Boulevards, Lake Sherwood was developed in 1974 by Victor Coursey as an oasis far away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Neighbors enjoy a well-kept and much used community clubhouse where many young swimmers have started their summers in the 25- meter swimming pool.

Lots are ample in this established neighborhood and many homes have a view of the 20acre lake.

Bocage Lake

Situated along Corporate Boulevard, residents of this relatively new neighborhood can stroll safely on sidewalks and enjoy the peace and quiet since there is no through-traffic. The theme of this residential community is convenience; major thoroughfares, highways, shopping malls, grocery stores, and numerous restaurants are within two miles of the subdivision entrance.

Tara

Tara can be accessed via Goodwood and Tara Boulevards. The community was one of the first to have a community clubhouse, The Tara Club, which features an Olympicsize swimming pool and tennis courts. For years, Tara has been known for its annual Christmas lighting contest.

Goodwood

Goodwood is an older neighborhood located in Mid-City bordered by Government Street, Jefferson Highway, Airline Highway, and Old Hammond Highway. It was named for the Old Goodwood Plantation, an antebellum home built in the 1850s. Goodwood Place began in the 1930s and development continued into the 1940s. The community has access to one of BREC’s largest parks and the hub of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library in recent years.

Broadmoor

Established in the 1950s, many Baton Rouge baby boomers recall roaming the streets of this neighborhood and their graduation from Broadmoor High School. In addition to the high school, Broadmoor United Methodist Church and Broadmoor Baptist Church are mainstays in this community, representing nearly 2,000 homes.

“The Broadmoor Breeze” newsletter keeps residents informed about the Broadmoor Crime Prevention and Improvement District, which promotes everything from neighborhood crime watch to coordinating Christmas decorations and celebrations.

Santa Maria

Located off of Highland Road down Old Perkins Road, stately homes are set back from the tree-lined road turning into a parkway with rolling mounds.

More than 15 lakes are scattered throughout the residential area, developed in the early 1990s. The area includes jogging trails, a park, and tennis courts. The highlight is the public BREC Santa Maria golf course, a prime destination spot for Baton Rouge golfers.

Long Farm Village

One of the newest neighborhoods in the area, this is a pedestrian-scaled community where residents have the ability to live, work, play, shop, dine, and relax without leaving the neighborhood.

Custom homes and a variety of lot sizes, from town homes to estate residences, are included in the village. Home interiors offer a choice of luxury finishes.

A Rouses grocery store and Starbucks are currently frequented by residents in the Village Center, and a fitness center and nail salon are slated to open soon.

White Oak Landing

White Oak Landing is a premier subdivision of 250 homes nestled in the woods on acre lots. The numerous lakes are bordered by hiking and bicycle trails that wind throughout the private residences of the subdivision.

Lake at White Oak

Bordering the Amite River which forms the boundary line between East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes, the area hosts a little over 500 mostly one-level homes. The neighborhood is in a park-like setting with quiet streets.