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La Petite Maison, 'The Little House', is a beautiful home built in the 1870's. The home is set on a truly beautiful southern setting with gorgeous 200 year old live oak trees surrounding it. The home is on 8 acres of very secluded property that includes a beautiful Cabana and pier with a gorgeous view. Renovated in 2008, the home retains its antique look and feel. This New Orleans style home has beaded board walls and 12 foot ceilings throughout with an open floor plan.
The Kitchen is quite large with all new appliances and beautiful copper countertops. A large bar is attached to the kitchen island with four bar stools. The dining table is built from southern cypress and measures nearly seven feet in diameter with seating for eight. All dishes, utensils, pots & pans are provided.
The master bedroom has a queen bed and the second bedroom has two twin beds with an additional trundle if needed. The living room has two very comfortable sofas and a large 56' LCD HD Television. DirecTV programming is available on all TV's in the home. Wireless broadband internet access is also provided.
There are two spacious porches on the front and back of the home as well as a separate concrete patio area canopied by live oak trees with custom made BBQ pit, hammock and swing.
Historic Downtown Hammond has great shopping and a variety of excellent locally owned restaurants. A newly constructed shopping center with major retail stores and movie theater is also located in Hammond, just 10 minutes away. Ponchatoula, LA is Hammond's sister city known for it's antique shops that line the cities downtown area.
The French Quarter is only an hour drive south down scenic Interstate 55. On the way is Middendorf's restaurant... The best seafood platter around!
The home is not in a subdivision which provides guests with a relaxing, private and super quiet getaway that is also close to New Orleans and other interesting south Louisiana locations.
La Petite Maison is also available for Executives and Corporate Rentals. We can arrange for short and long term rentals depending on availability. Snowbirds are welcome, escape the freezing temperatures of the north and enjoy south Louisiana's warmer climate.
Parking is available for multiple vehicles with plenty of other space on the property for RV's and Boat Trailers.
***This house is not for family reunions, weddings, receptions, parties or any type of gathering over 10 people.***
Long Story Short: - Beautiful Home w/ Excellent Furnishings/Amenities - Beautiful Property - Super Quiet, Private, Very Relaxing - Great Resturaunts/Shopping 10 minutes away - One hour drive to French Quarter - Excellent Patio Area - Things to do: - Visit New Orleans - Dine at Amazing Local Restaurants - Global Wildlife Center (3000 Animals on 900 acres) - Klibert's Aligator Farm (from TV's Swamp People) - Tickfaw State Park (1 mile of boardwalks thru Louisiana Swamps) - Cajun Pride Tours (Swamp, Plantation & City tours) - Shopping (Retail & Antique) - Relax!
Destinations and Distances: Downtown Hammond - 8 miles New Orleans Airport - 55 miles Baton Rouge, LA - 43 miles Covington/Mandeville - 29 miles
Keywords: plantation, antique, quiet, private, live oak, new orleans, baton rouge, louisiana, hammond, covington, mandeville, french quarter, executive, corporate
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The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House: Relaxing and extremely quiet getaway. Short drive to New Orleans and other locations.
Global Wildlife Center with 3000 animals on 900 acres is only a few minutes away.
Klibert's Aligator & Turtle Farm - Meet the real 'Swamp People'
Cajun Pride Tours - Swamp tours, Plantation tours only 30 minutes away.
Tickfaw State Park - featuring over 1 mile of boardwalks through the south Louisiana swamp land.
The Swamp Walk - Boardwalk through the Joyce Swamp. Excellent bird watching and nature photography opportunities.