Historic Shell Beach Drive is well known throughout Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana! The beautiful and prestigious drive along the Lake is frequently included on noteworthy itineraries. It is a rarity that sizeable, developable properties along Shell Beach Drive become available. For this reason, the properties outlined below will have special interest to those seeking a site for a residence or developers in search of a special residential project. Learn more about Shell Beach Drive, including the history of Shell Beach Drive and see photos and articles of interest at CalcasieuPreservation.org.

10 Acres off of Shell Beach Drive, $2,500,000

This first-time-ever-offered 10 acre parcel provides access directly from Shell Beach Drive, offers views of the Lake, and an incredible opportunity for a magnificent homesite for a private estate or an equally impressive residential subdivision.

10 Acres available off Shell Beach DriveThe first image is of the 10 acres as a stand-alone listing through Mary Kay Hopkins, LLC.

The second image includes two additional properties that are also available through separate listings/owners.

The 2.44 acre parcel in the middle is available through Mary Kay Hopkins, LLC as well. Learn about it by clicking here.

The approximate measurements of the 10 acre parcel are as follows:

  • 96' on Shell Beach Drive
  • 920' Western Boundary
  • 1025' Northern Boundary
  • 357' Easternmost Boundary
  • 336' Southern Boundary
  • 520' Eastern Boundary in common with Lot 5 of the Barbe Lakefront Partition

3 properties on Shell Beach DriveThis link leads to a Google Map  of the property which indicates its proximity to downtown Lake Charles, the hospital and medical community, Interstate 10, Interstate 210 and other properties available.

Call listing Broker Mary Kay Hopkins at Mary Kay Hopkins, LLC  337-439-1079 for more information and to ask about the potential for owner-financing.

2.44 Acres on Shell Beach Drive $747,000

This 2.44 acre parcel provides access directly from Shell Beach Drive. With the right house design, it offers a view of the Lake, especially from a second level.  

Rough google drawing of Lots 4 and 5, Shell Beach DriveThe image to the right indicates the configuration of this impressive parcel.

The measurements are as follows:

  • 50' on Shell Beach Drive
  • 520' West Property Line in common with Lot 6 of the Barbe Lakefront Partition.
  • 286' South Property Line
  • 354' Eastern most property Line
  • 236' North Property Line
  • 175' Length of ROW for driveway or road

This link leads to a Google Map of the property which indicates its proximity to downtown
Lake Charles, the hospital and medical community, Interstate10 and Interstate 210.

The site offers an estate-like setting for a single residence.  The size and configuration is large enough to accommodate multiple lots.

While an application would have to be made to re-subdivide, there are several possible ways to divide the property. One option is to divide into two, three, or four lots. Assuming an extension of the lane off of Shell Beach Drive:

  • 2 lots would measure 177 x 236 each
  • 3 lots -118 x 236 each
  • 4 lots  - 88 x 236 each

A drawing of an 8-lot subdivision of smaller lots is available for prospective developers to consider.

Another option is to create an even larger parcel by combining with one or two of the adjoining properties that are also available. This link leads to the property to the West and North of the 2.44 acres.

Simply call listing Broker Mary Kay Hopkins at 337-439-1079.