The Dabney House on St. Charles Avenue tops weekly sales
The highest and lowest priced homes sold in the New Orleans area for June 29 – July 5
Address: 2265 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
Sales price: $1.365 million
Asking price: $1.595 million
Listing agent: Barbara Bedestani
Selling agent: Kaitlyn Demoran
Designed by renowned architect James Gallier and built in 1857, The Dabney House’s original owner was Lavania Dabney, one of the first women to own her own home in the Garden District.
The three-story Greek Revival home is near the streetcar line, a block from Jackson Avenue, and has been renovated several times over the past decade. At 6,124 square feet, it has five bedrooms and three and a half baths, 14-foot ceilings, double parlors, original plaster medallions and marble fireplace mantles, pine floors and unique millwork on its mahogany staircase and exterior columns. The side yard has patios, fountains and ironwork, according to listing information.
The home went on the market last September with a price tag of nearly $2 million. After a price drop, it went under contract in late May for nearly $1.4 million.
Address: 189 Rue St. Martin, Vacherie
Sales price: $25,000
Asking price: $59,900
Listing agent: Vanessa Scott
Selling agent: Tiesha Claborn
The “fixer-upper” at 189 Rue St. Martin is located off Lac Des Allemands in the Pleasure Bend area, and the new owner can cast their fishing line from the kitchen, according to listing information.
At 965 square feet, the house has three bedrooms and one bath, a living room with a fireplace, attached storage areas, a concrete back porch, a workshop and a carport. The property is located within one mile of new construction in the Heron Bay subdivision.
Other high priced home sales in the past week:
1839 Calhoun St.
Sales price: $1.079 million
Asking price: $1.199 million
Listing agent: Eleanor Farnsworth
Selling agent: Eleanor Farnsworth
300 Lake Marina Ave. #PH18G
Sales price: $1.05 million
Asking price: $1.1 million
Listing agent: Mary Ann Theriot
Selling agent: Conrad Abadie
6112 Hurst St.
Sales price: $1.015 million
Asking price: $1.095 million
Listing agent: Margaret Stewart
Selling agent: Billy Alpaugh
1 Bamboo Road
Sales price: $889,000
Asking price: $939,000
Listing agent: Ryan Wentworth
Selling agent: Angela Murtagh
33 Chateau Mouton Drive
Sales price: $795,000
Asking price: $795,000
Listing agent: Maureen Matthews and Sandra Green
Selling agent: Diane Rosenbach
- Information provided by Georgia Saucier, Manager/Realtor, Dorian Bennett Sotheby’s International Realty