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Chestnut Creek

5757 Hickory Creek Road, River Ridge, LA 70123 | River Ridge

Phone: 1(855) 207-0445
Fax: 1(504) 734-3353
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Office Hours

Monday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday By Appointment Only.

Two Bedrooms

$1,230-$1,800

At Chestnut Creek, a peaceful River Ridge, LA apartment community, you'll get to experience the ultimate in New Orleans-style apartment living. More about this community »

Floorplans & Pricing

1 BR./1 BA.

Price Call for Price
Sq. Ft. 820-920
Deposit $300
Service Fee $27
Available? No

2 BR./2 BA.

Price $1,230 - $1,800
Sq. Ft. 1,030-1,100
Deposit $350
Service Fee $32
Available? Yes

Our furnished and corporate apartment rentals require a minimum one month lease.

1 BR./1 BA.

Monthly Rent $2,237 - $3,322
Weekly Equiv. $525 - $777
Daily Equiv. $75 - $111
What's Included? Furniture, Linens, Kitchen Wares, Small and Large Appliances, Tasteful Accessories, Paid Utilities, Televisions, Standard Cable TV Services, Internet and Telephone Services

  • Carpet & Wood Tone Floors
  • Sunroom/Home Office*
  • 9 Foot Ceilings
  • Additional Storage*
  • Central Air and Heat
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Extra Large Walk-in Closets
  • European Soaking Tub
  • Frost Free Refrigerator with Ice-Maker
  • Full Size Washer and Dryer
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Generous Closets
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Kitchen Pantry
  • Linen Closet*
  • Multi-level Floor Plans*
  • Multi Cycle Dishwasher
  • Personal Intrusion Alarm
  • Private Patio or Balcony*
  • Plush Carpet
  • Vaulted Ceilings with Skylights*
  • Window Blinds
  • Wood Burning Fireplace

  • *In Select Floor Plans
2 BR./2 BA.

Monthly Rent $2,867 - $3,437
Weekly Equiv. $672 - $805
Daily Equiv. $96 - $115
What's Included? Furniture, Linens, Kitchen Wares, Small and Large Appliances, Tasteful Accessories, Paid Utilities, Televisions, Standard Cable TV Services, Internet and Telephone Services

  • Carpet & Wood Tone Floors
  • Sunroom/Home Office*
  • 9 Foot Ceilings
  • Additional Storage*
  • Central Air and Heat
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Extra Large Walk-in Closets
  • European Soaking Tub
  • Frost Free Refrigerator with Ice-Maker
  • Full Size Washer and Dryer
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Generous Closets
  • Linen Closet*
  • Large Closets with Organized Shelving
  • Multi-level Floor Plans*
  • Multi Cycle Dishwasher
  • Personal Intrusion Alarm
  • Private Patio or Balcony*
  • Plush Carpet
  • Separate Bathroom for Every Bedroom
  • Vaulted Ceiling w/ Skylights
  • Window Blinds
  • Wood Burning Fireplace

  • *In Select Floor Plans

*NOTE: Special rental rates on select units. All rental rates subject to change based on availability.

Community Features

  • Preinstalled WiFi with 1st Month Free from Cox
  • 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Automatic Rent Payments From Your Checking Account Available
  • Bubbling Creeks and Flowing Fountains
  • Building Specific Mail Centers
  • Flexible Lease Terms
  • Gazebo
  • Gatehouse Entrance
  • Grilling Area
  • Green Park
  • Lavish Landscaping
  • Outside Storage in Select Homes
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Winding Paths with Bridges
  • Lifestyle Services through Resident Portal
  • Pet Friendly
  • We Accept Visa, Mastercard & Discover

More about Chestnut Creek

At Chestnut Creek, a peaceful River Ridge, LA apartment community, you'll get to experience the ultimate in New Orleans-style apartment living.

Come on into this elegant apartment community through our traditional gatehouse entrance and you can choose from select one and two bedroom apartments. Chestnut Creek offers corporate accommodations, unfurnished, or furnished apartments for rent.

Many apartment amenities include wood-burning fireplaces, alarm systems, Roman tubs with marble alcoves, split-level apartments, sunrooms with faux-wood flooring, central air-conditioning, cathedral ceilings and full-size washers/dryers. Plush carpeting make these apartment homes a must-see.

Enter our apartments for rent in River Ridge, LA and you'll be treated to lush landscaping, winding paths and bridges, sparkling fountains and flowing creeks, glistening swimming pools, lighted tennis court and grilling area.

Chestnut Creek offers convenience to a wide array of places such as Louis Armstrong International Airport, the Huey P. Long Bridge, Elmwood Business Park and Downtown New Orleans. Shopping, fine dining, and recreation are all right at your doorstep. Our location is also ideal for individuals attending local area universities such as Tulane, Loyola and Xavier.

Located in The Creeks of River Ridge, convenient to everything, Chestnut Creek has something to offer to everyone!

Find Out More About Our Resident Homepage!

1st Lake Properties offers Resident Rewards and Lifestyle Services to all residents. For added convenience, 1st Lake Residents can also pay rent online. Click here to find out more!

Pet Policy

Deposit $300 - $600

1 Pet (less than 20 pounds full grown): $300 deposit of which $100 is non-refundable, plus $15/month pet fee.

1 Pet (21 - 40 pounds full grown): $600 deposit of which $100 is non-refundable, plus a $25/month pet fee.

2 Pets (Maximum total weight, of both pets combined, 40 pounds full grown): $600 deposit of which $100 is non-refundable, plus $25/month pet fee.

Restricted dog breeds include any dogs which are partial, or full, Pit Bull, American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, English Bull Terrier, Chow Chow, Rottweiler, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Doberman, Alaskan Malamutes, Huskies, Presa Canario, Saint Bernard, Great Dane, Akita, German Shepherd or Boxer. 1st Lake reserves the right to restrict any other breed or animal.

Resident Reviews

Average Rating (4.8/5)

By Crystal McCallister, Jun 16, 2019 from Google

The full 411 from a 2 yr resident, moved out because of job relocation. Since google only lets you do general stars ill add my two cents a different way Maintenance: (3/5stars)- Maintenance was always taking care of. From ground upkeep, to if you had a problem they would almost immediately come to fix it. I gave 3/5 because the actual upkeep of the apartment complex was horrible. About 2 weeks after we moved in, we noticed water damage to our ceiling in 2 different areas. One in our bedroom and the other in the closet. The bedroom water damage was clearly a roof issue. We decided to ride by the complex from a far to get a look and it is in terrible condition. This was further explained when our bedroom started to leak during heavy rains. Each time we called, maintenance would come and repaint it but never actually go and patch the whole in the roof until after about 7 months later of constant complaining and temporary fixes. Furthermore, we had this same problem with the closet in the study room except it was worse. That closet is a closed dark area used for storage. We barely used it so when we opened it to see that there was just as much worst water damage. The ceiling was black. we didnt know if it was mold or mildew. All we knew was that it was bad. They received a nice email from us and still did nothing. After bout 3 emails with the threat of a law suit, they came and redid the closet, simply by taking out repainting it again. Its a year and a half later, we just looked and the ceiling is back to how it was before. Looking moldy or mildewy and its just smells stuffy in there. Managerial (3/5 stars): 1st lake company could do a lot to revamp their apartments but i'm not sure if they don't care because they are a monopoly or they just actually might not care. The staff is okay. I've never really had a problem until it was time for them to come repair the ceiling but they addressed it so i cant complain. The only other pet peeve I have is on the days rent is due they'll take extra lunch breaks so that your rent will be late forcing you to have a $50 late charge. During initial move-in i did feel bamboozled only because the property manager told us our electricity was included, but it wasn't. Living space 3/5 stars : I mean, it is overpriced and outdated. Carpet floors throughout. small vinyl space in the study. Old cabinets and appliances. Our security system didn't work at all because it was so old. I feel like every apartment has bugs so, cockroaches weren't a BIG deal but they were present at times. I notice East Nola has GREAT apartment living spaces but the actual living area or that side of town is a bad place. If 1st lake could just make some minor upgrades it'd be 10x better. Parking was GREAT on weekends. But by living with working people everyone is out at 8 am and back around 5 pm which is kind of standard so after 6pm parking gets a little crazy. Creeks 5/5 stars- Great living community for couples or small families. Def a temporary place to live until you get on your feet or just need something decent and safe. you can walk around at night no one will bother you. As stated its literally working people, no kids or horseplay. People go to work and go inside. No loud music. The pool is the pool of course. But for the most part SUPER SAFE!! a HUGE BLESSING!


By emptynutellqjar _, Feb 07, 2019 from Google

Faboulous. I have lived here for seven years and it is amazing but the parking is a little tight.


By Jayla St. Cyr, Feb 07, 2019 from Google

Faboulous. I have lived here for seven years and it is amazing but the parking is a little tight.


By Calvin Gros, Nov 19, 2016 from Google

Friendly staff. Food trucks every first Wednesday. Quiet and safe.


By Heather Watkins, Nov 06, 2016 from Google


By Kim Patterson, Sep 27, 2016 from Google

Wonderful place to live! Great management! Very safe! Very spacious apartments!


By Jerra A., Sep 01, 2015 from Apartments

The Creeks I'm in a cramped apartment, with my husband and son. We have a girl on the way and this apartment is so loud. The walls are thin and I have to constantly complain about the neighbors noise and the midnight pool parties. I pay a healthy $1200 per month for this two bedroom and am at my wits end over the absurdities. When I complain and name the people responsible for disturbances the manager responds by sending us all warnings!! I need a new place because I can't stand living in this frat house. My son is constantly awakened by my upstairs neighbors fights and stomping at 12-3 in the morning.


By michelle T., Jul 29, 2015 from Apartments

apartments I been living here since 2007 my first apartment, it have a warn feel to it at first i was scared to live by myself but after my first night here i knew i was home. its a friendly and safe place i think because the staff actually look out for you. If something not right or out of sorts they let you know in a heartbeat and that make me feel safe and not to mention the veiw i got overlooking the garden, beautiful in the spring so if you are looking for a place to call home and to make you feel safe at the same time The Oaks of River ridge is your home away from home.


By Erika Fulton, May 31, 2014 from Google

I've lived at chestnut creek almost a year and can't say enough great things about it. Wonderful staff, beautiful landscaping, adore my apt!!! Highly recommend


By Miracle Gaines, May 30, 2014 from Google

I have only lived at Chestnut Creek for the month and a half, but I already love it! The set up of my 2 bedroom apartment is what led me to make the decision to live here. Immediately upon entering the apartment it felt like home to me. The staff is really friendly. They handle all maintenance request really quickly. The landscaping is beautiful. Overall, I would recommend this place to anyone looking to rent an apartment in the RIver Ridge area.


By Jacinta L, May 29, 2014 from Google

I have in Chestnut Creek Apartments since Feb and I'am loving my choice of picking this complex to live in. I have lived in 1st lake properties before and they have excellent service and very clean complexes. I highly recommend this complex!


By Kristina DiGiovanni, May 26, 2014 from Google

I moved in Chest Creek at the beginning of this year. The staff is always helpful and made my move-in process very easy. The grounds are kept beautifully and it's very peaceful. I've thoroughly enjoyed living here!


By Brannon Paulk, May 21, 2014 from Google

I have not lived here very long, but so far everything has been excellent. The people that work in the front office are very helpful and awesome people. The grounds are well kept and the community is very safe. I would recommend any and everyone to live here no matter your age!


By Jason Wade, May 21, 2014 from Google

Thus far, after more than one year of residing at Chestnut Creek Apartments, I have not had any bad experiences. The rent is the only reason it does not get five stars, but, then again, who likes paying rent? But you do get "free" DVD rentals and the location is very nice as it is literally across the street/walking distance from my gym, restaurants, dive bars, gas stations, and convenience stores. You can hop on Airheart or go up a block to Airline...so it is pretty convenient for access to all parts of the greater New Orleans area, as well as downtown itself (takes about 15 minutes to get to downtown New Orleans). Bottom line, I do not plan on moving out of Chestnut Creek anytime soon.


By Jerra Antonovic, May 19, 2014 from Google

This is a great facility, we are located next to Earhart Expressway so you can be downtown in 20 minutes or less. Semi-closed, very safe and secure, Beautiful grounds and each building has a pool so it's never over crowded. I love it here and recommend it to everyone. - Satisfied Resident :)


By Jennifer Franchebois Guidry, May 16, 2014 from Google

Between my husband and I, we have collectively lived in these apartments for 5 years which should attest to our experience. These apartments are reasonably priced for the area, the maintenance staff is fantastic and always respond to our requests promptly. We have been here through changes in management and still feel like the customer service makes the difference.


By Chris Gugisberg, Aug 31, 2013 from Google

With my work schedule I don't have time to deal with apartment problems. Chestnut Creek solved all the problems I was having. With every amenity I need and more. The best part of Chestnut Creek is that I don't have to ever worry about maintenance, bad accounting or any of the other problems I've had with landlords in the past.