The Gallup Family
We're an active family of five and like to travel as much as you
After a brief weekend spent biking the St. Tammany Trace and exploring this charming town, Michael & Rikki decided to relocate to Mandeville in 2014. First, we opened Rikki's retail store, Cameo Boutique, then started our family, and in 2018 we were fortunate enough to aquire our 1920's Craftsman Bungalow. Finally our roots were set! Our home was a year long renovation and definitely a challenge at times with three small children. This wasn't our first home renovation but it has definitely been the most rewarding!
As much as we enjoy the architecture and charm of our home, we ultimately chose to live here because of the Historic Old Mandeville community. This is the "old town" of the city, not the downtown. Mandeville was established as a prominent retreat for visitors from New Orleans during the summer months. This "summer retreat" atmosphere remains to this day. We find ourselves daily at the Mandeville lakefront enjoying the swings, playgrounds, gazebo, sailboats, fishing, walking and bike paths, magnificent live oaks, and breathtaking sunsets. We frequent the restaurants, shops, nightlife and activities that are all within walking distance for our family. We hope you come visit and you just might find yourself falling in love with this charming community just as we did.