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Touro double cottage hits market at $619K

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A simple camelback for Uptown living

1117-21 General Pershing Street.
All photos courtesy of Toni Thompson/Valmont Realtors.

Located on General Pershing Street, this double home sits a block from Napoleon Avenue, three blocks from Magazine Street, and four blocks from St. Charles Avenue—not far from major parade routes during Mardi Gras. Beyond parades, the property’s Uptown neighborhood has a Walk Score of 93.

The asking price is $619,000. Priced at $248 per square foot, the home is $16 less than the neighborhood average of $264.

At first glance, the Touro camelback has a beautiful facade, complete with a large sitting porch and a modest landscaped garden.

The multi-family cottage has two separate units. The owner’s unit, 1121 General Pershing Street, has three bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and 1,502 square feet of livable space. The smaller unit, 1117 General Pershing Street, measures in at 998 square feet, with one bedroom and one bathroom.

The owner units has an open floor living and dining space that has beautiful wood flooring, high ceilings, and a mantel fireplace.

The kitchen, which seamlessly blends into the open floor layout, has granite countertops and custom wooden cabinetry.

In the owner’s unit, the two bedrooms are located on the second floor. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet. The owners recently overhauled the master bathroom, which includes dual vessel sinks and connects to a laundry room.

The smaller unit has pocket doors that separate the living and dining rooms, and a simple kitchen. The master bedroom has a compact walk-in closet.

At the rear of the home, both units connect to an uncovered, shared wooden deck that overlooks the private landscaped backyard.