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5 open houses you shouldn’t miss this weekend

From layouts to patios, these homes have it all

New Orleans has several beautiful homes on the market. Some listings date back to the 19th century, while others have captivating stories behind their constructions. Here’s a list of five exceptional open houses you shouldn’t miss this weekend, April 28 and April 29.

621 Mandeville Street

Via Lisa Fury/Urban Vision, LLC

In the heart of the Marigny Triangle is this 19th-century townhouse that sits on a 155-foot-deep lot. This two-story home has pleasing French doors and shutters. It opens to a sizable living room. Highlights include mantels, exposed brick, and pocket doors. Measuring at 1,942 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Behind the home sits a landscaped garden with two separate patios. Its asking price is $825,000. You can visit this home on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

1027-29 Alvar Street

Via Sarah Martzolf and Kristen Nelson of the Martzolf Group

Asking $485,000, you can buy this Victorian double in the Bywater. Both units have an open floorplan, original wood floors and mantels, and 12-foot ceilings. The owners unit has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,026 square feet. The second unit, which rents for $1,500/month, has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,026 square feet. An open house is scheduled for Sunday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

420 Pacific Avenue

Via Michael J.D. Verderosa/Later & Blum

If the West Bank is more your style, check out this charming home that asks $374,900 in Algiers Point. Built in 1895, this home maintains its curb appeal, particularly with its eye-catching columns, and both of its sitting porches. This home has a vibrant interior that has crown molding, hardwood floors, and tall ceilings. Measuring at 1,755 square feet, it has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. A wooden deck and patio sit at the rear of this home. It will be open on Sunday, April 29, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

5736 Marigny Street

Via Betsy Birdson/EXP Realty, LLC

Built in 2013, this raised home with a giant front yard wants $224,900. This home was built with energy efficiency in mind: It has spray-foam insulation, and low-flow pluming. Highlights include its hardwood floors, furnished kitchen, and 9-foot ceilings. Measuring at 1,368 square feet, this home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. A covered porch, patio, and expansive yard sit behind the home. You can visit this new construction on Sunday, April 29, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

4524 Laurel Street

Via Margret Stewart/Latter & Blum

Between Magazine and Tchoupitoulas Street, you’ll find this cottage with a cute sitting porch, asking $519,000. Highlights include its airy floorplan, built-in bookcases. It has an eat-in kitchen with granite counters, an island, and stainless steel appliances. Measuring at 1,760 square feet, this home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. You’ll find a private brick patio out back. This home will be open on Sunday, April 29, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.