With its spacious 2,349-square-foot floor plan, multiple porches, and backyard pool, this Victorian shotgun looks like a home you’d find perched on a grassy lawn in Uptown or Mid-City. That’s why it’s surprising to see the shoebox-shaped abode wedged in tightly between two balconied French Quarter townhomes—and why the cottage combines the best of Uptown and downtown living.
The circa-1871 cottage sits behind a brick-and-iron gate, and though it’s slotted snugly between its neighbors, there’s room for a walkway lined with potted plants, which leads to a generously sized courtyard. It accommodates two seating areas, lounge chairs, and a stylish square pool with a mineral pure ionization system.
The luxury continues inside the jewel-box like home, which places a master bedroom, sitting room, en suite bath, and walk-in closet at the very front of the house. Highlights include mantels and built-in bookshelves. A side porch provides access to the house’s midsection, beyond which a dining room and open living area/kitchen await. Wood paneling, crown molding, and a black-and-white checkered ceiling lend the space panache.
The guest bedroom and bathroom sit upstairs in a camelback setup. The home has two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a prime address right on Royal Street. It’s asking $1,750,000.
Via: Lynn Arceneaux of Latter & Blum