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French Creole Cottage

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Come stay in your own private cottage in downtown historic Natchitoches!

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Last updated: 11/05/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
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Natchitoches cottage description

This 1850's French Creole cottage has been completely restored and offers you all of the comforts and privacy of home. It is located only one block from downtown historic Natchitoches as well as the Natchitoches Events Center and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

The home has original double French doors and windows on the galley front porch, where you may relax in a swing or a plantation rocking chair. One half of the home features a cozy living room with fireplace, a dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen with new appliances. The other half of the house comprises a bedroom with queen size bed and bath, a second bedroom with king size bed and bath and an adjoining sitting room/library. The ceilings are high and there are ceiling fans in every room. Luxury mattresses and linens as well as down duvets are provided. Off street parking behind home.

Enjoy the covered back patio with comfortable furniture.

Natchitoches is the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase territory (1714) four years older than New Orleans in fact. There are car tours to several antebellum homes down the River Road, as well as horse and buggy tours of the Landmark Historic District. There is easy access to Cane River Lake as well as Red River. Natchitoches is known for its festivals and there are many to choose from. Live entertainment is provided at several of the downtown restaurants and bars, and in the summer the Green Market is held every Saturday on the riverbank.

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Smoking Allowed:

                Smoking allowed outside on the deck...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Close walking distance to historic downtown Natchitoches, the Events Center, the Parish Courthouse. Close proximity to Cane River Lake and boat launch, five miles to Red River boat launch....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Gas log fireplace...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Cozy living area with open floor plan to dining and kitchen. French doors lead to front porch....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Off street parking behind home...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking off street behind home...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Table & chairs with umbrella on patio as well as comfortable chairs for lazy afternoons....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  First night's stay deposit required. Cancellation policy observed.
                  Rates: weekday $145/night (one bedroom) .. $175/Night (two bedrooms)
                  weekend rates $195/night (use of one or two bedrooms) two night minimum
                  * Higher rates may apply for holidays and festivals.*
                  Security deposits may be required. The house may not be used for
                  family reunions or parties.  It is intended only for the rental
                  occupants' use only.
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Last updated: 11/05/2014
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                  Location

                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Shreveport or Alexandria

                  Northwestern State University, the Louisiana School for Math, Science & the Arts, Genealogy & Historical Assoc., National Park Service, antebellum plantations and historic homes, horse and buggy rides, wonderful restaurants and shopping, alligator farm.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1960

                  About the owner: This property has been in my family for about 50 years. One of my close friends really wanted to open a bed and breakfast and she approached me about buying into my property and doing a guest house together. We have worked very hard to make this home something to be proud of and comfortable for people to enjoy and use. We have had many comments in our journal and guests truly seem to appreciate our efforts. Natchitoches is a lovely place to visit and explore. Carrie and Pat

                  Why the Owner Chose Natchitoches:
                  Natchitoches has so much to offer to visitors and it's surprising how many people have moved here after one visit. There is also a very active artist community and there's certainly plenty of material to foster creativity. Northwestern State University has a wonderful music department and throughout the year has many concerts. The drama department also features plays on a pretty regular basis. Many people come here to research their genealogy either at the college library or the Old Courthouse where many records are kept.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  This property is unique because it is so close to locations of interest within the city. The Natchitoches Events Center is about a block away. The Parish Courthouse is about two blocks away and the downtown area and restaurants are all within short walking distance.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  • Come stay in your own private cottage in downtown historic Natchitoches!

                    Come stay in your own private cottage in downtown historic Natchitoches!

                  • Queen bed with private bath & french doors to porch

                    Queen bed with private bath & french doors to porch

                  • Full kitchen for your enjoyment.
We even leave a few goodies for you!

                    Full kitchen for your enjoyment. We even leave a few goodies for you!

                  • Large covered back porch

                    Large covered back porch

                  • Large living area opens to dining
Gas fireplace & french doors

                    Large living area opens to dining Gas fireplace & french doors

                  • King size bed in back bedroom with private bath

                    King size bed in back bedroom with private bath

                  • Enjoy your stay

                    Enjoy your stay

                  VRBO #288807

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Monday, November 24, 2014

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 11/05/14
                  Owner
                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 24 hours
                  • Response rate: 80%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/05/2014
                  Email owner

                  (318) 352-8744 (Louisiana, USA)

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