This sprawling French Quarter townhouse, much of which is hidden behind a masonry wall, was originally part of the Ursuline Convent's kitchen complex.
The 2,300 square-foot three-bedroom, two-bathroom home boasts high ceilings, wood floors, and beautiful mantels. There’s living rooms on both floors.
Balconies overlook the brick courtyard, where there is off-street parking, shaded by greenery. There’s also a balcony facing Governor Nicholls Street.
How much for this quiet respite the Quarter? $1,475,000.
• 629 Governor Nicholls St. [Sotheby's International Realty]