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Buy this Victorian shotgun with a guest apartment for $475K

It has plenty of space and a workshop

2816 Banks Street.
All photos courtesy of Eric Wilkinson/French Quarter Realty

Built in 1890, this former shotgun double (now a single-family home) in Mid-City just hit the market. The home sits on Banks Street, about four blocks from Canal Street. A detached apartment sits at the rear of the property. Its asking price is $475,000.

At first glance the home has a large front yard, a covered sitting porch, and two tall windows. You’ll also find two unique stained glass designs of flamingos on both doors.

The home opens to airy rooms. You’ll find heart pine floors, pocket doors, mantels, 11-foot ceilings, and archways. Its den has a towering bookcase and a spiral staircase. Its airy kitchen that has custom cabinets and exposed brick.

The main home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,446 square feet of space. Its master bathroom, which runs deep, has an imported tile mural.

Out back is a modest rooftop terrace and patio.

Behind the main home is a 572-square-foot apartment that has one bedroom and one bathroom. The apartment sits next to the home’s workshop.

Interested? An open house is scheduled on Tuesday, June 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.