Benton

The seat of Bossier Parish, Benton is a quaint town located north of the city of Shreveport. Surrounded by rivers and lakes, the town offers its residents a peaceful lifestyle, appealing especially to nature-lovers. Its main attraction, the Cypress Bayou Reservoir, is a popular destination for campers and hikers. Despite its size, Benton has the desirable small-town atmosphere while only being a short drive away from larger communities, such as Bossier City and Shreveport


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Benton Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $492K
Lowest Price $91.2K
Highest Price $4.2M
Total Listings 68
Avg. Price/SQFT $182

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About Benton, LA

Benton, situated in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, is a town that encapsulates the essence of Southern hospitality. Steeped in history, Benton maintains its roots in the agricultural and commercial sectors while embracing modern progress.

Characterized by its close-knit community, Benton thrives with local businesses and a vibrant civic life that fosters a sense of belonging. In 2021, Benton had a population of around 2,000 residents, a reflection of its peaceful, small-town allure.

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Regardless of your lifestyle, in Benton, there's something for everyone! Some properties on offer include spacious family homes, meticulously updated residences, new construction gems, and peaceful country retreats. You'll find a variety of spacious family homes perfect for growing families situated in sought-after locations within the Benton School District.

Many of these homes on offer feature up to 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, large kitchens with modern appliances, and luxurious en-suite bathrooms. Meticulously updated properties provide upward of 3000 square feet of living space and feature elegant interior transformations. Expect exquisite quartzite countertops, induction cooktops, and master bathrooms with more than a touch of luxury - these homes offer a truly pristine and inviting atmosphere.

For those seeking a peaceful country lifestyle, Benton offers multi-acre lots with versatile structures. These spaces can serve as mother-in-law suites, temporary accommodations, or bachelor pads and come with modern amenities like electricity, private wells, and much more. These provide a tranquil retreat while being maintaining a close proximity to the Benton school district.

In addition to these options, you'll also find new construction homes by Greene Homes in Turtle Creek, showcasing impressive details like brick walls, gourmet kitchens, granite countertops, in-house gyms, and outdoor kitchens. These homes are designed with a focus on modern living and meticulous attention to detail, providing contemporary comfort for discerning buyers.

These real estate offerings reflect Benton's diversity, ensuring there's a perfect home for every buyer, from spacious family living to modern luxury, and serene country retreats. 

Benton, LA Highlights & Amenities 

In Benton, life unfolds as a harmonious blend of tranquility and convenience, where the charm of small-town living coexists seamlessly with modern amenities. Nestled around the picturesque Cypress Bayou Reservoir, this community offers a serene setting with access to a range of activities. The expansive Cypress Black Bayou Park and Recreation Area, spanning 3,600 acres and featuring a 64-acre lake, invites residents and visitors to indulge in fishing and water-based adventures. If golf is your passion, the Cypress Black Bayou Golf Course boasts a scenic and challenging layout for enthusiasts.

For those seeking fresh, locally grown produce and handcrafted treasures, the Benton Farmer's Market creates a thriving hub of community connections and vibrant market days. The Benton Spillway beckons nature enthusiasts with opportunities for fishing and boating, while the Benton Community Center is a dynamic focal point for a wide array of activities and events, fostering vibrant community engagement. Wander through Benton's charming downtown area to explore local boutiques, shops, and restaurants. It's a welcoming place to unwind, discover hidden gems, and connect with the soul of the community.

The Cypress Zoo is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, adding another layer of charm to the community and offering educational and entertaining experiences with a variety of wildlife. A short drive to Heritage Village further unravels the area's rich history and culture, providing a unique window into the past with its array of historical buildings and exhibits. Venturing out to the pristine Caddo Lake, famous for its enchanting cypress trees and serene waters, offers unforgettable opportunities for canoeing and kayaking adventures. This natural wonder is a splendid spot for paddlers of all levels, providing experiences that connect you with the natural beauty of the region.

Education takes a front seat in Benton, with a strong commitment to quality learning. The town hosts six public schools, including Benton Elementary School, Legacy Elementary School, Kingston Elementary, Benton Intermediate School, Benton Middle School, and Benton High School, all part of the exceptional Bossier Parish School District. Benton is a community regarded for its top-notch educational experience for its youth and investment in their future.

Strategically located near other charming communities such as Shreveport and Bossier City, Benton thrives as a well-connected and welcoming place to call home, offering a truly welcoming and vibrant backdrop to your Louisiana lifestyle.


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