New Orleans has several beautiful homes on the market. Some 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 6 to October 8.
This new construction in St. Roch, built by a team of high school students, asks $245,000. Organized by unCommon construction, 13 high school students picked a floorplan and design from Concordia that matched similar homes in the neighborhood. It has a large sitting porch, 10-foot ceilings, stainless steel appliances, and a large backyard. It’s open Sunday, October 8, from 1 p.m to 3 p.m.
This 19th-century townhouse located in the Lower Garden District can be bought for $874,000. While the asking price is steep, it’s come down from its $1.2M price tag in 2015. Restored in 2014, this home has a tall and narrow facade, complete with a wraparound balcony, floor-to-ceiling windows, and operable shutters. Inside is a spacious chef’s kitchen, pine flooring, and a sumptuous master bedroom suite. This home will be open on Sunday, October 8, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Over the past couple of months, three of Brad Pitt’s Make it Right Foundation homes hit the market, and this is the last one left. Asking $205,000, this 1,300-square-foot home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Built with energy efficiency in mind, it also has a modern facade, a spacious interior, and a kitchen that comes with stainless steel appliances. Its open house is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Formerly a Bed and Breakfast, this Marigny home asks $599,000. It has a wide facade, adorable purple shutters, and gated off-street parking. At 2,360 square feet, this large home has three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Maintaining its historic charm, it has tall ceilings, hardwood flooring, exposed brick, wood ceilings in some room, and comes nearly fully-furnished. We’re especially in love with its master bedroom suite. This home is open Saturday, October 7, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Noted as one of the best Creole Cottages on the market in New Orleans, this French Quarter beauty can be yours for $749,000. Beyond its vibrant exterior, this home has an exposed cypress beamed ceilings, wide pine floors, and a spacious floorplan. Measuring in at 1,362 square feet, it has two bedrooms and one bathroom. A private brick courtyard sits at this home’s rear. It’s open Sunday, October 8, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.