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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: 09/03/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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

              • Smoking Allowed:

                Smoking allowed outside on the deck...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Dining
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

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

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking off street behind home...moreless

              • Parking:

                Off street parking behind home...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Gas log fireplace...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided

              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

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

                  Communications

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

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

                      Theme

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

                      Activities

                      • Zoo
                      • Tennis
                      • Hunting
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Fishing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Medical Services
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Antiquing
                      • Hiking
                      • Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Festivals
                      • Cinemas
                      • Marina
                      • Library
                      • Churches
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Boating
                      • Swimming
                       

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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: 09/03/2014
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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 - Saturday, August 16, 2014

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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 09/03/14
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                      (318) 352-8744 (Louisiana, USA)

                      Speaks: english
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                      French Creole Cottage

                      Natchitoches #288807

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