The Lac Grand Bayou real estate market is a beautiful, but lesser known, marketplace for lake property in Louisiana.
Lac Grand Bayou is located in Marksville, Louisiana, just under an hour from Alexandria, Louisiana. This parish has a population of around 40,000 and is named after the Avoyel people.
There are a few smaller airports close to Lac Grand Bayou, but the closest major airport is the Alexandria International Airport 43.2 miles away. Emergency care can be found at Avoyelles Hospital 5.9 miles away.
Stock up on groceries and snacks at Harvest Foods about 15 minutes away from the lake, or try one of the recommended restaurants such as Fresh Catch Bistreaux, Nanny’s Restaurant, and Pork Belly’s Bar and Grill.
At 97 acres, Grand Lac Bayou has lots to offer. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, channel catfish, and bream in the lake.
If history is something you're interested in, be sure to visit the Marksville State Historic Site and Fort DeRussy State Historic Site.
The Tamahka Trails Golf Club has been ranked in the "Top 10 Courses in Louisiana" by Golf Digest in 2015 and 2016. It has hosted multiple championships for the Louisiana Golf Association and has been selected as a three-time host site for U.S. Open qualifying.
If you’re feeling lucky, head to the Paragon Casino Resort which features a world-class casino with table games and slots, a lavish hotel, an indoor pool, and more.
Nature-lovers should visit Grand Cote Wildlife Refuge. This park showcases native Louisiana wildlife and offers hiking trails.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Lac Grand Bayou is an excellent choice.