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

From Gentilly to the Lower Garden District

5942 Patton Street.
Photo courtesy of Margaret Stewart/Latter & Blum

New Orleans has several beautiful homes on the market. Some listed homes date back to the 19th century, while other have captivating stories behind their constructions. Here’s a list of four exceptional open houses you shouldn’t miss this weekend, November 17 to November 19.

4836 Elysian Fields Avenue

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For $269,000, you can buy this spacious Gentilly home with a sizable front yard. At 2,244 square feet, it has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Highlights include its traditional living and dining space, tall ceilings, and airy den. Its renovated kitchen has ample cabinet space, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. A two-car garage sits at its side. This home is open Saturday, November 18, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

135 North Alexander Street

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For $310,000 you can live two blocks from the Canal Streetcar line. This Arts and Crafts home has 1,258 square feet, two bedrooms and one bathroom. Things to note include its open floorplan, mantels, tall ceilings, and roomy kitchen. A large backyard and uncovered patio sit at its rear. An open house event is scheduled for Saturday, November 18, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

5942 Patton Street

Via Margaret Stewart/Latter & Blum

This adorable West Riverside sidehall that sits two blocks from Magazine Street asks $595,000 after a $30,000 price cut. Measuring 1,550 square feet, it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has hardwood flooring, tall ceilings, recessed lighting, and a brick fireplace. This home’s most exciting attribute is its landscaped backyard and brick patio. Its open Sunday, November 19, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

915 Second Street

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Asking $742,800, this sizable Victorian home sits less than a block from Laurel Street. Measuring at 2,710 square feet, the largest on this list, it has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. At first glance it has a sizable sitting porch, petite columns, and a modest garden. Highlights include its 14-foot ceilings, beautiful wood floors, and open floorplan—including its expansive sitting area. A covered patio, and detached shed sit at this home’s rear. Its open Sunday, November 19, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

1350 Camp Street

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The most expensive home on this list is this 19th-century restored townhouse asking $795,000. Located in the Lower Garden District, it has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,227 square feet. This home has a wraparound balcony at its facade. Renovated in 2014, it has outstanding rooms and a gorgeous chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Both bedrooms are master suites with refinished bathrooms. A private, courtyard-like patio sits at this home’s rear. You can visit this home on Sunday, November 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.