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The 10 oldest homes for sale in New Orleans, mapped

Some of these homes are nearly 200 years old

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New Orleans has an abundance of historic neighborhoods and architecture. From its native shotgun to its Creole cottage, New Orleans’s architecture makes the city a living, breathing history book.

Here’s a list of 10 of the oldest homes for sale in New Orleans, ordered from oldest to newest.

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1. 1208 Ursulines Avenue

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1208 Ursulines Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built 1803

This $975,000 property sits near Louis Armstrong Park. Highlights include is 14.5-foot ceilings,  Art Nouveau tile fireplace, and majestic stained-glass windows. Measuring at 3,456-square-feet, this home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The exterior of 1208 Ursulines Avenue in New Orleans. The facade is red with blue shutters and a balcony on the upper level. There is a flat roof. Via Andrew Grafe/French Quarter Realty

2. 620 Ursulines Avenue

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620 Ursulines Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built in 1812

When this home hit the market in 2017, it toppled the lists for the largest, most expensive, and oldest homes in New Orleans. Measuring at 12,365 square feet, this home has eight bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms. Beyond its grand rooms and luxurious finishes, it has a unique view of Ursulines Avenue from its third-floor widow’s walk. You can buy it for $10.3 million.

A large house with a tan facade and flags hanging from a balcony on an upper level. The roof is flat. Photo courtesy of Eleanor Farnsworth/Luxury Portfolio International

3. 631 Burgundy Street

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631 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70112

Built in 1830

Curbed NOLA listed this 19th-century home as one of the most gorgeous Creole cottages for sale in New Orleans. Asking $1.8 million, we’re in love with its formal rooms, tall ceilings, and gleaming hardwood flooring. It also has a lovely courtyard at its rear.

The exterior of 631 Burgundy Street. The facade is light green with a dark blue roof. There are trees in front. Via Clare Folson/Urban Vision, LLC

4. 1114 Burgundy Street

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1114 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built circa 1830

This charming Creole cottage that has an overhauled interior is on the market for $2.15 million. It has 12-foot ceilings, wood floors, and French doors. It has a landscaped courtyard, lap pool and guest cottage at its rear.

The exterior of 1114 Burgundy Street. The facade is light yellow and there are trees in front.

5. 1103 Royal Street

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1103 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built 1831

The owner of this home claims that’s this is the first time in six generation that this home hit the market. This abode (that has a gorgeous facade, has two attached apartment and two detached guest suites. Its asking price is $1.749 million

The exterior of 1103 Royal Street in New Orleans. The facade is yellow and there are multiple balconies on the upper levels. The roof is flat. Via Susan Dwyer/Village Properties

6. 825 Dumaine Street

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825 Dumaine St
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built in 1831

Located on Dumaine Street is this $1.695 million luxury cottage. Highlights include a walk-in wine cellar that can hold 500 bottles. It also has a 40-foot saltwater pool located at the rear of the home. The 2,450-square-foot cottage has two bedrooms and three bathrooms. 

The exterior of 825 Dumaine Street. The facade is white and there are black shutters. Via Robert Ripley/French Quarter Realty

7. 515 Ursulines Avenue

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515 Ursulines Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built in 1837

This home is an exemplar of luxury in the French Quarter. We’re drawn to its 17-foot ceilings, floating staircase, and open layout. At 3,456 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. It also have a private 300-square-foot rooftop terrace and a brick courtyard. This home lists for $2.199 million. 

The exterior of 515 Ursulines Avenue. The facade is white with many arched windows and a flat roof. Via Bryan Francher/Gardner Realtors

8. 621 Mandeville Street

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621 Mandeville St
New Orleans, LA 70117

Built 1837

The Marigny Triangle holds this 19th-century townhouse. Standing two stories tall, it sits on a 155-foot-deep lot. It opens to a sizable living room. Highlights include mantels, exposed brick, and pocket doors. Measuring at 1,942 square feet, you’ll find two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Behind the home sits a landscaped garden with two separate patios. Its asking price is $799,000.

The exterior of 621 Mandeville Street in New Orleans. The facade is dark red with purple shutters. The roof is flat. There are trees and shrubs in front of the house. Via Lisa Fury/Urban Vision, LLC

9. 833 Esplanade Avenue

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833 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built in 1837

Located at the cusp of the French Quarter and Marigny neighborhoods sits this delightful Creole Cottage. Another feature on Curbed NOLA’s map of the most gorgeous Creole cottages for sale, this 4,280-square-foot home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Highlights include its heated pool and landscaped courtyard. This home is on the market for just under $1.495 million.

The exterior of 833 Esplanade Avenue. The facade is light yellow with white shutters and a white roof. Via Samara Poche/Keller Williams

10. 833 Barracks Street

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833 Barracks St
New Orleans, LA 70116

Built 1838

This 19th-century townhouse asks $899,000. Highlights include its light fixtures, five fireplaces, and grand windows. Though, we’re most in love with this home’s airy double parlor. Measuring at 2,100 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Its third floor holds a large bonus room and bathroom with vaulted ceilings.

The exterior of 833 Barracks Street in New Orleans. The facade is yellow with green shutters and a balcony on the upper level. Via Lisa Shedlock/French Quarter Realty

1. 1208 Ursulines Avenue

1208 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
The exterior of 1208 Ursulines Avenue in New Orleans. The facade is red with blue shutters and a balcony on the upper level. There is a flat roof. Via Andrew Grafe/French Quarter Realty

Built 1803

This $975,000 property sits near Louis Armstrong Park. Highlights include is 14.5-foot ceilings,  Art Nouveau tile fireplace, and majestic stained-glass windows. Measuring at 3,456-square-feet, this home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

1208 Ursulines Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

2. 620 Ursulines Avenue

620 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
A large house with a tan facade and flags hanging from a balcony on an upper level. The roof is flat. Photo courtesy of Eleanor Farnsworth/Luxury Portfolio International

Built in 1812

When this home hit the market in 2017, it toppled the lists for the largest, most expensive, and oldest homes in New Orleans. Measuring at 12,365 square feet, this home has eight bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms. Beyond its grand rooms and luxurious finishes, it has a unique view of Ursulines Avenue from its third-floor widow’s walk. You can buy it for $10.3 million.

620 Ursulines Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

3. 631 Burgundy Street

631 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112
The exterior of 631 Burgundy Street. The facade is light green with a dark blue roof. There are trees in front. Via Clare Folson/Urban Vision, LLC

Built in 1830

Curbed NOLA listed this 19th-century home as one of the most gorgeous Creole cottages for sale in New Orleans. Asking $1.8 million, we’re in love with its formal rooms, tall ceilings, and gleaming hardwood flooring. It also has a lovely courtyard at its rear.

631 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70112

4. 1114 Burgundy Street

1114 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70116
The exterior of 1114 Burgundy Street. The facade is light yellow and there are trees in front.

Built circa 1830

This charming Creole cottage that has an overhauled interior is on the market for $2.15 million. It has 12-foot ceilings, wood floors, and French doors. It has a landscaped courtyard, lap pool and guest cottage at its rear.

1114 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70116

5. 1103 Royal Street

1103 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116
The exterior of 1103 Royal Street in New Orleans. The facade is yellow and there are multiple balconies on the upper levels. The roof is flat. Via Susan Dwyer/Village Properties

Built 1831

The owner of this home claims that’s this is the first time in six generation that this home hit the market. This abode (that has a gorgeous facade, has two attached apartment and two detached guest suites. Its asking price is $1.749 million

1103 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70116

6. 825 Dumaine Street

825 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116
The exterior of 825 Dumaine Street. The facade is white and there are black shutters. Via Robert Ripley/French Quarter Realty

Built in 1831

Located on Dumaine Street is this $1.695 million luxury cottage. Highlights include a walk-in wine cellar that can hold 500 bottles. It also has a 40-foot saltwater pool located at the rear of the home. The 2,450-square-foot cottage has two bedrooms and three bathrooms. 

825 Dumaine St
New Orleans, LA 70116

7. 515 Ursulines Avenue

515 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
The exterior of 515 Ursulines Avenue. The facade is white with many arched windows and a flat roof. Via Bryan Francher/Gardner Realtors

Built in 1837

This home is an exemplar of luxury in the French Quarter. We’re drawn to its 17-foot ceilings, floating staircase, and open layout. At 3,456 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. It also have a private 300-square-foot rooftop terrace and a brick courtyard. This home lists for $2.199 million. 

515 Ursulines Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

8. 621 Mandeville Street

621 Mandeville St, New Orleans, LA 70117
The exterior of 621 Mandeville Street in New Orleans. The facade is dark red with purple shutters. The roof is flat. There are trees and shrubs in front of the house. Via Lisa Fury/Urban Vision, LLC

Built 1837

The Marigny Triangle holds this 19th-century townhouse. Standing two stories tall, it sits on a 155-foot-deep lot. It opens to a sizable living room. Highlights include mantels, exposed brick, and pocket doors. Measuring at 1,942 square feet, you’ll find two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Behind the home sits a landscaped garden with two separate patios. Its asking price is $799,000.

621 Mandeville St
New Orleans, LA 70117

9. 833 Esplanade Avenue

833 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
The exterior of 833 Esplanade Avenue. The facade is light yellow with white shutters and a white roof. Via Samara Poche/Keller Williams

Built in 1837

Located at the cusp of the French Quarter and Marigny neighborhoods sits this delightful Creole Cottage. Another feature on Curbed NOLA’s map of the most gorgeous Creole cottages for sale, this 4,280-square-foot home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Highlights include its heated pool and landscaped courtyard. This home is on the market for just under $1.495 million.

833 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

10. 833 Barracks Street

833 Barracks St, New Orleans, LA 70116
The exterior of 833 Barracks Street in New Orleans. The facade is yellow with green shutters and a balcony on the upper level. Via Lisa Shedlock/French Quarter Realty

Built 1838

This 19th-century townhouse asks $899,000. Highlights include its light fixtures, five fireplaces, and grand windows. Though, we’re most in love with this home’s airy double parlor. Measuring at 2,100 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Its third floor holds a large bonus room and bathroom with vaulted ceilings.

833 Barracks St
New Orleans, LA 70116