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10 smallest single-family homes for sale in New Orleans

Ranging from 690 to 770 square feet

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Earlier, Curbed New Orleans looked at 5 condos under 500 square feet. If you’re thinking about downsizing, but not going that small, check out this map of the 10 smallest single-family homes for sale in New Orleans.

Starting at 690 square feet, these homes span from Mid-City to New Orleans East.

Looking for a starter home in New Orleans? We have a map for that, too.

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1. 4527 Croyden Avenue

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4527 Croyden Ave
New Orleans, LA 70131

This 680-square-foot condo in Algiers, right by the Mississippi River, asks $84,900. It manages to fit two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a relatively spacious living room. Highlights include its original hard wood floors and oversized lot.

2. 2324 North Robertson Street

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2324 N Robertson St
New Orleans, LA 70117

Listed as one of four fixer-upper shotguns to watch on Curbed New Orleans, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Built in 1975, it’s in need of major interior renovation. On the bright side, the owners asks $86,000 for this 690-square-foot home.

3. 415 Socrates Street

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415 Socrates St
New Orleans, LA 70114

If you’re a fan of philosophy, you’ll love living on this street. Built in 1937, this 707-square-foot Algiers cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom. This home asks $69,000.

4. 3025 Deers Street

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3025 Deers St
New Orleans, LA 70122

While this Gentilly home does not have the most exciting exterior, it does have a functional interior. Built in 1967, this 720-square-foot home is listed for $45,000.

5. 1730 Erie St

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1730 Erie St
New Orleans, LA 70114

Another Algiers home makes the list of the smallest single-family homes in New Orleans. Asking $65,000, this modest 720-square-foot home has one bedroom and one bathroom. It’s a great pick if you have a love for awnings.

6. 5118 N Rampart St

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5118 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70117

This Holy Cross home was redesigned from the ground up. Measuring in at 727 square feet, it has 10-foot ceilings, an airy floor plan, and a fireplace. Arguably, this is one of the best-looking listings on this list, inside and out. While its one of the most expensive homes on this list, you can buy it for $224,900.

7. 2550 Lavender St

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2550 Lavender St
New Orleans, LA 70122

Noted as an exceptional shotgun in New Orleans by Curbed NOLA, primarily due to its functional floor plan and $90,000 price tag, this shotgun is also one of the smallest single-family homes in the City. Located in Gentilly, it has 731 square feet. It also makes for a great starter home in New Orleans, too.

8. 827 Congress St

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827 Congress St
New Orleans, LA 70117

Another home from Curbed NOLA’s map of exceptional shotguns, this vibrant abode has 10-foot ceilings, an updated bathrooms, and a fully-furnished kitchen. Measuring in at 736 square feet, it has one bedroom and one bathroom.

9. 7721 Downman Rd

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7721 Downman Rd
New Orleans, LA 70126

This New Orleans East home underwent a full renovation. Nestled on a 5,200-square-foot lot (take a look at that front yard), this 750-square-foot home manages to fit three bedrooms and one bathroom. It asks $75,000.

10. 1527 Leonidas St

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1527 Leonidas St
New Orleans, LA 70118

Built in 1942, this renovated home sits four blocks from Oak Street. While it has a peculiar facade, this home does have a sensible floorplan. It has its original doors, bead-board ceilings, and charming repurposed mantels. At 770 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The largest on this list, you can buy it for $165,000.

1. 4527 Croyden Avenue

4527 Croyden Ave, New Orleans, LA 70131

This 680-square-foot condo in Algiers, right by the Mississippi River, asks $84,900. It manages to fit two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a relatively spacious living room. Highlights include its original hard wood floors and oversized lot.

4527 Croyden Ave
New Orleans, LA 70131

2. 2324 North Robertson Street

2324 N Robertson St, New Orleans, LA 70117

Listed as one of four fixer-upper shotguns to watch on Curbed New Orleans, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Built in 1975, it’s in need of major interior renovation. On the bright side, the owners asks $86,000 for this 690-square-foot home.

2324 N Robertson St
New Orleans, LA 70117

3. 415 Socrates Street

415 Socrates St, New Orleans, LA 70114

If you’re a fan of philosophy, you’ll love living on this street. Built in 1937, this 707-square-foot Algiers cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom. This home asks $69,000.

415 Socrates St
New Orleans, LA 70114

4. 3025 Deers Street

3025 Deers St, New Orleans, LA 70122

While this Gentilly home does not have the most exciting exterior, it does have a functional interior. Built in 1967, this 720-square-foot home is listed for $45,000.

3025 Deers St
New Orleans, LA 70122

5. 1730 Erie St

1730 Erie St, New Orleans, LA 70114

Another Algiers home makes the list of the smallest single-family homes in New Orleans. Asking $65,000, this modest 720-square-foot home has one bedroom and one bathroom. It’s a great pick if you have a love for awnings.

1730 Erie St
New Orleans, LA 70114

6. 5118 N Rampart St

5118 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70117

This Holy Cross home was redesigned from the ground up. Measuring in at 727 square feet, it has 10-foot ceilings, an airy floor plan, and a fireplace. Arguably, this is one of the best-looking listings on this list, inside and out. While its one of the most expensive homes on this list, you can buy it for $224,900.

5118 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70117

7. 2550 Lavender St

2550 Lavender St, New Orleans, LA 70122

Noted as an exceptional shotgun in New Orleans by Curbed NOLA, primarily due to its functional floor plan and $90,000 price tag, this shotgun is also one of the smallest single-family homes in the City. Located in Gentilly, it has 731 square feet. It also makes for a great starter home in New Orleans, too.

2550 Lavender St
New Orleans, LA 70122

8. 827 Congress St

827 Congress St, New Orleans, LA 70117

Another home from Curbed NOLA’s map of exceptional shotguns, this vibrant abode has 10-foot ceilings, an updated bathrooms, and a fully-furnished kitchen. Measuring in at 736 square feet, it has one bedroom and one bathroom.

827 Congress St
New Orleans, LA 70117

9. 7721 Downman Rd

7721 Downman Rd, New Orleans, LA 70126

This New Orleans East home underwent a full renovation. Nestled on a 5,200-square-foot lot (take a look at that front yard), this 750-square-foot home manages to fit three bedrooms and one bathroom. It asks $75,000.

7721 Downman Rd
New Orleans, LA 70126

10. 1527 Leonidas St

1527 Leonidas St, New Orleans, LA 70118

Built in 1942, this renovated home sits four blocks from Oak Street. While it has a peculiar facade, this home does have a sensible floorplan. It has its original doors, bead-board ceilings, and charming repurposed mantels. At 770 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The largest on this list, you can buy it for $165,000.

1527 Leonidas St
New Orleans, LA 70118