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5 open houses scheduled for this weekend in New Orleans

From Creole cottages to a midcentury home by the lake

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 five exceptional open houses you shouldn’t miss this weekend, June 16 to June 17.

2816 Banks Street

Via Eric Wilkinson/French Quarter Realty

In Mid-City, you can buy this double-turned-single-family shotgun for $475,000. At first glance we appreciate the home’s tranquil facade, complete with a covered sitting porch, transoms, and stained-glass designs on both of it doors. Measuring at 3,018 square feet, the home has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Its den has a spiraling staircase and a towering bookcase. Out back is a detached 572-square-foot apartment that has one bedroom and one bathroom. An open house is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2819 Bell Street

Via Christy Little/Superb Realty, LLC

In Bayou St. John, this renovated cottage with off-street parking is on the market for $519,000. The home has a modest garden, a covered sitting porch, and shutters at its facade. Highlights include pocket doors, 10-foot ceilings, and hardwood floors throughout. Its giant kitchen has granite counters, custom cabinets, and a farm sink. The home has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,665 square feet of floorspace. Out back is a wooden deck that overlooks the home’s tranquil garden. You can visit this home Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

10 Swan Street

Via Delish Boyd and Krissy Young-Boyd of Delish Boyd, LLC

Moments from the Lake, you’ll find this massive midcentury home on the market for $2.2 million. We’re impressed by the home’s large front yard and wide brick porch. You’l find tall ceilings, large windows, and airy rooms. At 6,115 square feet, the home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Its master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet, and a built-in bookshelf. You’ll find a pool, landscaped garden, and patio at the rear of the home. An open house is scheduled Saturday, June 16, from 2 p.m. on 4 p.m.

1200 Clouet Street

Via Michelle LaBanca/French Quarter Realty

For $325,000, you can buy this renovated Creole Cottage in St. Claude. Built in 1895, the interior of the home has a roomy floorplan, 11-foot ceilings, crown molding, and hardwood floors. The updated kitchen has open shelving, a large sink, subway tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. Measuring at 1,506 square feet, you’ll find three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. You can visit the home on Saturday, June 16, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

2021 Dumaine Street

Via Jeremy Reneau/Keler Williams Realty

In Treme, this renovated Creole cottage is on the market for $389,000. The home has an open floorplan that’s outfitted with exposed bricks, hardwood floors, and exposed beams. The simple but capable kitchen has a center island, open shelving, and stainless steel appliances. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,818 square feet of floorspace. Out back is a sizable wooden deck. An open house is scheduled for Sunday, June 17, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.