We know that everyone is all about tiny houses right now, but for some people bigger will always be better. In that spirit of extravagance, we scoured Realtor and found the 10 biggest houses on the market in New Orleans right now. Including old Victorian mansions and new-money monoliths alike, the houses range from 7,043 square feet to 10,858 square feet.Read More
Mapping the 10 Biggest Houses on the Market in New Orleans
5668 Bancroft Drive
Size: 10,858 sq. ft.; 6 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms, 2 half-bathrooms
Asking price: $2,995,000
The skinny: This massive estate has a pool from which you can overlook the non-chlorinated waters of Bayou St. John. The home's new-money amenities include 24-foot ceilings, a home theater and a bathtub flanked by columns.
1415 Third St.
Size: 10,516 sq. ft.; 7 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 2 half-bathrooms
Asking price: $7,999,000
The skinny: The most expensive home on the market in New Orleans is also one of the biggest. The grand Garden District Italianate includes a pool and a carriage house.
1448 4th St.
Size: 9,800 sq. ft.; 6 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 half-bathrooms
Asking price: $5,850,000
The skinny: Known as the "Cornstalk Mansion" because if its iconic decorative fence, the Henry Howard-designed Garden District estate recently got a price chop.
1633 Dufossat St.
Size: 8,813 sq. ft.; 6 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 2 half-bathrooms
Asking price: $2,650,000
The skinny: The headquarters for the second season of "The Real World: New Orleans" and former home of Hornets baller Baron Davis recently hit the market again after a hiatus.
260 Bellaire Drive
Size: 8,447 sq. ft.; 5 bedrooms, 4-and-a-half bathrooms
Asking price: $2,850,000
The skinny: Located in the Country Club Gardens subdivision of Old Metairie (though it bears a New Orleans zipcode), the home boasts a sun room, a well-manicured backyard and pool.
1215 Royal St.
Size: 8,235 sq. ft.; 6 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 2 half-bathrooms
Asking price: $4,200,000
The skinny: The $4.2M price tag gets you four floors of French Quarter splendor, with Victorian details like fireplace mantles and chandeliers filling the rooms.
521 Governor Nicholls St.
Size: 7,645 sq. ft.; 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, two half-bathrooms
Asking price: $6,500,000
The skinny: Brangelina recently put their French Quarter mansion on the market so they can search for a New Orleans home that's more "off the beaten path."
2503 St. Charles Ave.
Size: 7,639 sq. ft.; 7 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bathrooms
Asking price: $2,475,000
The skinny: The price on this Thomas Sully-designed Queen Anne Italianate mansion in the Garden District was recently reduced. Gorgeous details like ornate archways and huge windows fill the home.
2929 Prytania St.
Size: 7,089 sq. ft.; 7 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 3 half-bathrooms
Asking price: $2,885,000
The skinny: The price on this super cozy Garden District Greek Revival dropped down a notch recently.
44 Audubon Blvd.
Size: 7,043 sq. ft.; 6 bedrooms, 6-and-a-half bathrooms
Asking price: $2,275,000
The skinny: This old-money estate on the tony Audubon Boulevard includes an elevator, a three-car garage, red oak hardwood floors, a screened porch, and a massive basement with a gameroom and bar.