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Elegant Homes and Convenient Amenities in River Oaks

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Northwest Monroe’s upscale River Oaks area contains homes reflecting a variety of architectural styles situated on large lots. Interiors include modern bathrooms, gourmet kitchens, large bedrooms and expansive living areas. Many homes in River Oaks are situated near Bayou DeSiard providing scenic waterfront views. The average price of active listings in 2014 was $460,000 for a 3,200-square-foot home. Real estate prices in some areas of the neighborhood can exceed $1 million.

  • Parks/Outdoor

    River Oaks residents who live on the water enjoy access to boating and water sports. Shady trees and quiet streets encourage walking, biking and jogging, and River Oaks Neighborhood Park offers a playground, soccer field and basketball court. Residents have even more options at the Monroe Athletic Club, a popular private fitness facility, with tennis, aquatics and a variety of wellness and exercise classes.

  • Shopping

    Proximity to shopping accentuates the neighborhood’s perks. River Oaks sits only 10 minutes north of the numerous boutiques and businesses along Forsythe Avenue in midtown Monroe. This commercial area contains coffee shops, eateries, casual and high-end clothing stores, outdoor outfitters and other retailers. Downtown Monroe and its locally-owned shops, including contemporary women’s clothing and children’s boutiques, is a 15-minute drive from River Oaks, with Pecanland Mall only 20 minutes from the neighborhood.


Residents of River Oaks often send their children to these private schools: