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New Orleans open houses: 5 homes you can’t miss this weekend

Three events are held before Sunday’s Saints game

New Orleans has several beautiful homes on the market. Some listed homes date back to the 18th century, while other have captivating stories behind their constructions. Here’s a list of five exceptional open houses you shouldn’t miss this weekend, October 20 to October 22.

735 Port Street

Photos courtesy of Aaron Dare/Crane Real Estate Brokers

Built in 1932, this Marigny Camelback underwent a custom renovation by Avante Garde. It has off-street parking and a sizable sitting porch. Standing two stories tall, it has three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and 2,673 square feet. Highlights include its airy open floor plan, heart pine flooring, and a private first-floor master suite with a separate entrance. Its chef’s kitchen has stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. A covered sitting area overlooks this home’s large backyard at its rear. Its open on Sunday, October 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

4744 St Roch Avenue

Photos courtesy of Aaron Dare/Crane Real Estate Brokers

This new Gentilly Farmhouse on St Roch Avenue just hit the market. While this new construction has an unconventional design, it has ample yard space and an inviting sitting porch. At 3,030 square feet, this home has five bedrooms and four bathrooms. Sitting on a 9,748-square-foot lot, it has an expansive backyard and room for detached storage. You can visit this house on Sunday, October 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

135 South Genois Street

All photos courtesy of Jo-Ann Fitzpatrick/Latter & Blum

Located a block from Canal Street sits this cottage with a charming facade. It has two floor-to-ceiling windows, a small garden, and a side entrance. This 1,445-square-foot home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Most notably, its master bathroom has a elegant double vanity. A modest yard and detached shed sit at this home’s rear. It’s open Sunday, October 22, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

343 Nashville Avenue

All photos via Ellie Dupuy/Latter & Blum

This Victorian cottage in West Riverside underwent renovations in 2011. At 1,180 square feet, this home has one bedroom and one bathroom. While it doesn’t have a lot of bedroom space, it does accommodate for a large open-floor living and dining area. It also has a dedicated laundry room and sun room. Its one bedroom does have a brick fireplace, closet space, and is accessible from this home’s side porch. You can visit this cottage on Sunday, October 22, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

3449 Gentilly Boulevard

Photos courtesy of Aaron Dare/Crane Real Estate Brokers

It’s not everyday that a split-level home is up for grabs in New Orleans. Located on the oak-lined portion of Gentilly Boulevard, this home has an inviting yard. The largest on this list, it measures in at 3,509 square feet, holding four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. It has an open-floor living and dining room, large sunroom, office, and storage. A landscaped courtyard and three-car carport sit at this home’s rear. Its open Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.