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Sunrise Homes' Grand Opening Event of Water Oaks in Waggaman

June 15, 2024

Grand Opening of Water Oaks in Waggaman: Discover Our New Model Home at 972 Dandelion Drive

We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of our newest community, Water Oaks, located in the charming town of Waggaman, Louisiana. To celebrate this milestone, we invite you to join us for our exciting Grand Opening event from now through July 31, 2024, where we will be offering some amazing Grand Opening Incentives. Our brand-new model home, located at 972 Dandelion Drive, will be open to tour, and our amazing team will be available to help guide you through the process. This is an excellent opportunity to see firsthand the exceptional quality and thoughtful design that Sunrise Homes is known for.

Model Home Open Hours:

    • Monday-Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:30       PM
    • Sundays: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

About Water Oaks

Water Oaks offers an unparalleled quality of life, with picturesque greenery and classic southern architecture. Starting in the low $300,000s, these homes are built with the utmost craftsmanship and quality. Located just outside of New Orleans, residents enjoy easy access to the city’s vibrant culture and job opportunities.

Discover Waggaman and Jefferson Parish

Waggaman is a hidden gem in Jefferson Parish, known for its rich history, beautiful parks, and close-knit neighborhoods. It offers residents a blend of suburban tranquility and easy access to the vibrant city life of New Orleans. Just a short drive from the heart of New Orleans and the Central Business District (CBD), Waggaman provides the perfect balance between peaceful living and city convenience.

Local Attractions and Amenities

Thomas Jefferson Park

One of the highlights of Waggaman is Thomas Jefferson Park, a beautiful green space that offers a variety of recreational activities. Whether you enjoy walking, picnics, or playing sports, this park has something for everyone. The park features playgrounds, sports fields, and plenty of open space for relaxation and enjoyment. More information about the park can be found here.

Embrace Historic River Road & Experience the Levee Lifestyle

For those who love outdoor activities, the scenic River Road is a must-visit. This picturesque route runs along the Mississippi River, providing stunning views and a peaceful environment for walking, biking, and enjoying nature. Walking on the levee is a popular activity among locals, offering a unique perspective of the river and the surrounding landscape.

Mosca's Restaurant

Food enthusiasts will be delighted by the local dining scene, and Mosca's Restaurant is a standout favorite. This family-owned Italian restaurant has been a local institution for decades, known for its delicious cuisine and warm, welcoming atmosphere. Be sure to try their signature dishes and experience a true taste of the local culture. Visit their website here for more details.

Local Farmers Market

Supporting local farmers and enjoying fresh produce is easy at the nearby farmers’ market. This market offers a variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables, and handmade goods. It's a great place to meet local vendors, discover unique products, and enjoy the community spirit of Waggaman. Learn more about nearby Westwego Farmer’s Market https://www.visitwestwego.com/westwego-fisheries-farmers-market-484-sala-avenue 

The History and Origin of Sunrise Homes

Sunrise Homes has a rich history and a strong commitment to building quality homes that cater to the needs and lifestyles of our homeowners. With over 65 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, we pride ourselves on our dedication to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Our homes are built with the utmost attention to detail, ensuring that every Sunrise home is a place where families can create lasting memories. It’s about building more than just a house - we build homes, communities and create lasting relationships with our homeowners and the communities we serve.

Meet Our Team in Water Oaks

At Sunrise Homes, we believe that our team is our greatest asset. We are proud to introduce Melissa, Nikki, and Carlos, who all play pivotal roles in our success.


Melissa Berthelot is one of our New Home Specialist Managers, bringing over 33 years of experience in real estate and new home sales. Her passion for helping families find their perfect home is evident - she has sold more than 2,000 Sunrise homes across 15+ communities in 7 cities! Melissa's dedication to Sunrise is personal too—she's owned six different Sunrise homes over the past 20 years. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Melissa's deep understanding of the market and her commitment to customer satisfaction make her an invaluable part of our team. For inquiries, call (504) 499-0011 or email her at melissa@sunrisehomes.net.


Nicole “Nikki” Gabel is one of our New Home Specialist Managers and has been an integral part of Sunrise Homes for over 15 years. With a background in finance from Southeastern University in Hammond and a decade of experience in the financial industry, Nikki brings a wealth of knowledge to her role. Her enthusiasm and passion for helping families find their dream home is contagious and she takes pride in welcoming new homeowners into the Sunrise family. For inquiries, you can reach Nikki at (504) 499-0011 or via email at nikki@sunrisehomes.net.


Carlos Perdomo is our Construction Superintendent, overseeing the building process from start to finish for over 17 years. Carlos brings his passion for woodworking and hands-on work to every project. He ensures our homes are built safely, smoothly and on time by overseeing construction schedules, coordinating subcontractors and passing inspections. Carlos regularly interacts with homeowners, guiding them through key milestones. Beyond work, Carlos cherishes time with his grandchildren and enjoys dancing with his wife. His dedication and love for his job shine through every Sunrise home.

Explore Our Floor Plans at Water Oaks

Water Oaks offers a variety of thoughtfully designed floor plans to suit different lifestyles and preferences. Each plan features modern amenities, spacious layouts, and high-quality finishes, ensuring that every home in Water Oaks is both functional and beautiful.

The Magnolia

  • Size: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,778 square feet
  • Features: The Magnolia is a spacious single-story home featuring four bedrooms and three bathrooms. With an open-concept living area, a gourmet kitchen, and a covered patio, this plan is perfect for families who love to entertain. The luxurious primary suite includes a large walk-in closet and a spa-like bathroom, providing a private retreat for homeowners.

The Amelia

  • Size: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,097 square feet
  • Features: This open-concept home includes a spacious living area that flows seamlessly into the kitchen and dining areas. The Amelia features modern amenities, including a large kitchen island, a primary suite with a walk-in closet, and a luxurious primary bath. The covered patio provides an excellent space for outdoor entertaining.

The Riverdale

  • Size: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,803 square feet
  • Features: The Riverdale offers a cozy yet functional layout with a focus on family living. The home includes a comfortable living room, a well-appointed kitchen with ample storage, and a primary suite with dual vanities and a separate shower. The additional bedrooms are perfect for children or guests.

The Bellaire – Tour our Decorated Model at 972 Dandelion Drive

  • Size: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,019 square feet
  • Features: The Bellaire combines elegance with practicality, offering an inviting living space with an open floor plan. Highlights include a gourmet kitchen, a spacious primary suite with a luxurious bath, and large secondary bedrooms. The home also features a covered patio, ideal for outdoor dining.

The Breckenridge

  • Size: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,200 square feet
  • Features: This expansive home is perfect for larger families or those who love to entertain. The Breckenridge features a grand entryway, a formal dining room, and a family room that opens to a gourmet kitchen. The primary suite includes a spa-like bath and a massive walk-in closet. Additional features include over-sized guest bedrooms and a massive covered back porch.

The Poydras

  • Size: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,252 square feet
  • Features: The Poydras offers a perfect blend of style and functionality. The main floor includes a spacious living room, a chef's kitchen with a breakfast nook and the primary suite, which features a luxurious bath and walk-in closet. Upstairs the secondary bedrooms and bonus room provide ample space for family or guests.

The St. Ann

  • Size: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,396 square feet
  • Features: The St. Ann is designed for comfort and convenience, with a spacious open floor plan. The home includes a large family room, a kitchen with a center island, and a primary suite with a soaking tub and separate shower. The covered patio offers a great space for outdoor relaxation.

The Carrollton

  • Size: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,264 square feet
  • Features: The Carrollton is a luxurious home with plenty of space for everyone. It features a grand foyer, a formal dining room, and a family room that opens to a gourmet kitchen. The primary suite includes a deluxe bath and a walk-in closet. Additional features include flex room and a covered patio.

Join Us for the Grand Opening of Water Oaks

We invite you to join us for the grand opening of Water Oaks and tour our brand-new model home at 972 Dandelion Drive. This is a fantastic opportunity to see our beautiful homes in person, meet our team and learn more about the wonderful community of Water Oaks in Waggaman. You also don’t want to miss out on our Grand Opening Incentives! Our model home will be open for tours Monday-Saturday from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Sundays from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM.

Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or looking to explore the benefits of new home construction, Water Oaks offers a variety of floor plans and features to fit your needs. We’re excited to welcome you to our newest community and help you find your dream home. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity – mark your calendar to join us during the months of June and July and come see what Water Oaks has to offer.

For more information about Water Oaks, our available floor plans and the grand opening event, visit our website at Sunrise Homes or contact our sales team. We look forward to seeing you there and helping you find your perfect home in Water Oaks.


The grand opening of Water Oaks in Waggaman marks an exciting new chapter for Sunrise Homes and the local community. With a variety of beautifully designed homes, excellent amenities and a convenient location near New Orleans, Water Oaks is the perfect place to call home. Join us for our grand opening event and discover all that this wonderful community has to offer. We can't wait to welcome you to Water Oaks and the Sunrise Homes Family! Join us and Experience the Difference with Sunrise Homes.


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