Located between busy thoroughfares Jefferson Highway and Airline Highway, Old Goodwood is Baton Rouge neighborhood that is perfect for anyone wanting to be close to everything Baton Rouge has to offer while still feeling like a suburb. The edges of the neighborhood include the East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library and the upcoming City Farm business park development. Just outside Old Goodwood, you’ll find ample shopping at Towne Center at Cedar Lodge as well as along Corporate Boulevard and in the Bocage Shopping Center. Within the neighborhood are lush green spaces, houses with bigger backyards and subdivisions that ready to be built. Among those developments is the upcoming Adelia at Old Goodwood luxury residential area built on 17-acres of the famed Goodwood Plantation site, which dates back to the early 1930s.
Fun fact: Developed in 1932 on parts of a 2,000-acre tract of land that comprised the Goodwood Plantation, which was built in 1852 and said to be the first house in Baton Rouge to have running water.
- Main Library: The main branch is newly redesigned library with three floors and 129,000 square feet to its name, and surrounded by the gorgeous Independence Community Park and BREC’s Botanic Gardens. The recently opened The Garden Cafe nearby is the perfect place to grab a quick bite to eat!
- Velvet Cactus: What started in New Orleans has turned into a local favorite here in Baton Rouge. From margaritas to Bruch, this place has everything.
- Towne Center at Cedar Lodge: Home to dozens of stores, local businesses and restaurants, Town Center is unsurprisingly the area’s go-to place to shop.
Looking to move to Old Goodwood? Here are homes currently for sale: