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4 open houses you shouldn’t miss this weekend

From French Quarter condos to a St. Charles Street mansion

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, March 30 to April 1.

237 South Solomon Street

Via Carolyn Freeman/Dorian Bennett Sotheby’s International Realty

This raised basement home near South Carrollton Avenue in Mid-City lists for $399,000. At first glance this home has off-street parking and a covered sitting porch. It opens to a vibrant open floorplan. It has tall ceilings, hardwood floors, transoms, and track lighting. We love its kitchen, including its bright red wall, open shelving, granite countertops, and custom cabinets. Measuring at 1,420 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. A lovely garden and patio sit at this home’s rear. You can visit this home on Saturday, March 31, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

4827 St. Charles Avenue

Via Katie Witry and Brett Rector of the Witry Collective

One of our favorite 19th-century mansions in New Orleans hit the market for $2.15 million last week. We’re impressed by its private landscaped ground, large sitting porch, and wraparound balcony. This home has gorgeous archways, stained-glass windows, soaring ceilings, and a grand staircase. Measuring at 4,961 square feet, this home has five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. Its master bedroom has a luxurious ensuite bathroom and a walk-in closet. This mansion has an open house scheduled for Saturday, March 31, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

933 Orleans Avenue unit #5

Via George Jeansonne and Richard Jeansonne of French Quarter Realty

In the French Quarter you can buy this freestanding condo that was renovated in 2013 for $590,000. It has an amazing open floorplan, complete with exposed beams, Spanish stone floors, and a gorgeous staircase. Its spacious kitchen has granite counters and custom cabinets. Measuring at 1,350 square feet, this three-story home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. HOA dues are $375/month. It’s open on Saturday, March 31, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

837 Burgundy Street unit C

Via Lyn Arceneaux/Latter & Blum

This modest condo on Burgundy Street goes for $399,999. This second-story unit has 14-foot ceilings, exposed brick, mantels, and lovely hardwood floors. Its kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and bar-top seating. Measuring at 640 square feet, this home has one bedroom and one bathroom. It also comes with a washer and dryer. HOA dues are $225/month. You can visit this home on Sunday, April 1, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.