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Romantic New Orleans Creole Cottage

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Esplanade Ridge cottage description

The Grand Jazz Fest Cottage is a single home Creole Cottage built in 1901. The cottage has been constantly maintained since that time having had only 3 owners. We just completed a major renovation and re-landscaped in early 2013.

1000' feet, Sleeps 4. 1 Bedroom, Queen Sofa Bed in the Living Room, 1 Bathroom, Living Room, Full Kitchen, and a Large Back Yard for relaxing and Barbecue. There are two bicycles for your use. You can jump on your bikes and cruise to City Park to enjoy all that it has to offer or even ride to the French Quarter or Garden District.

The Living Room's flooring is gorgeous antique wide-plank heart pine and the walls are wainscot complete with chair rail molding. There are 12 foot ceilings draped in full length fleur de lis embroidered drapery. The sofa opens into a queen size sofa bed. The television is a 43inch plasma with cable channels. Enjoy the Bose radio/cd player during your stay. The accent cabinet below the television stores cds and books for your use.

The kitchen's floors are slate tiles and the cabinets are custom built. The counters are granite with a deep stainless steel sink. The kitchen is fully stocked and includes a full size stainless steel refrigerator/freezer, ice maker with dispenser on the door. Microwave, Range, Oven, Dishwasher, Coffee Pot, Food Processor, Toaster, Magnalite Pots and Pans, Dishes, Glassware, Bar Glasses, Utensils, Serving Dishes, and all that you will need to prepare and enjoy meals at home. A propane gas grill is available for your use in the back yard. And the two local grocery stores and wine store around the corner can provide all of your needs.

The bathroom has a tub with shower. Body Wash, Shampoo, and Conditioner are provided as well as tissue and toilet tissue. High quality bath and hand towels, face cloths, and floor mats are included.

A full size washer and dryer is provided along with clothes detergent and fabric softener for your use.

The bedrooms is a beautiful, romantic, and relaxing retreat. The wood floors are beautiful and it is wainscot in bead board painted creamy shades of white. The four poster King-Size Iron Bed is plush and complete with quality linens. There are two large storage closets in the bedroom, a vanity, and a desk. Relax and watch television on a lazy morning before strolling down to the coffee house for breakfast.

The backyard has just been landscaped and is a nice place to relax and enjoy the morning sun and shade in the afternoon. It is a beautiful place to relax and grill after a long day.

The cottage is a sweet, romantic retreat in the middle of the most charming city in the country.

We hope you enjoy our cottage and our home town as much as we do. When you love New Orleans, it loves you back and makes you feel like you are home.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 Years of Age. ...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Four Poster Iron King Bed...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen Size Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room...moreless

              • Large bedroom with hardwood floors and creamy shades of white walls. Ample storage. Television, desk, vanity, and comfortable seating. Ceiling fan....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

                Washer and Dryer...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Our cottage provides everything you should need during your stay other than the food to you'll need to barbecue and prepare your own meals. All linens, paper products, cleaning products, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hand soap, dishwasher and clothes detergents, and fabric softener are provided. The kitchen is fully loaded with cooking utensils, dishware, flatware, serving pieces, glassware, wine glasses, wine opener and much more. There are two bicycles for you to cruise around the city. Barbecue grill and tools to relax in the back yard. All the comforts of home and then some. The cottage is meticulously maintained and should you find anything out of order, please let us contact us....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo:

                    Bose CD/Radio...moreless

                  • Television:

                    42' Plasma in Living Room. 22' Plasma in the Bedroom....moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        Grand Route St. John is just steps off Historic Esplanade Avenue in a charming neighborhood of colorful historic houses. The French Quarter is 2 miles close....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central Air Conditioning and Heating. Ceiling Fans....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        2 Schwinn Cruiser Bicycles...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Living Room:

                        Queen Sofa Bed, 42' Plaza Television, Bose CD/Radio....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Street Parking Available....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bath, Hand, and Face Towels of high quality. Shampoo, Conditioner, and Body Wash Provided....moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Detergent and Fabric Softener Included....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        Fully stocked with quality cooking utensils....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator:

                        Side by Side refrigerator/freezer. Dispenser on door....moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Gas...moreless

                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Bicycles:

                        Two Schwinn Cruisers and Bike Locks....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Large Beautifully Landscaped Back Yard with Grill and Patio Furniture...moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall/Winter
                          Sep 16 - Feb 6, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $140 $150
                          Fri, Sat
                          $945

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          Mardi Gras First Weekend
                          Feb 6 - Feb 8, 2015
                          3 night min stay

                          $900
                          flat fee
                          Mardi Gras Week
                          Feb 13 - Feb 17, 2015
                          5 night min stay

                          $1,550
                          flat fee
                          Spring
                          Mar 1 - Jun 1, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $140 $150
                          Fri, Sat
                          $975

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          Jazz & Heritage Festival
                          Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          $1,500
                          flat fee
                          Jazz and Heritage Festival
                          Apr 30 - May 3, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          $1,600
                          flat fee
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $130 $150
                          Fri, Sat
                          $855 $2,800

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $89
                          • Cleaning Fee $75
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Rates May Vary Until Time of Booking. Evidence of Smoking or Pet present in the cottage may result in a $250 charge to your credit card.


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                          Location

                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Cafe Degas, Lola's, Liuzza's By The Track,SanteFe
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Oak Tree Lined Esplanade Avenue
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Cafe Degas, Lola's, Liuzza's By The Track, SanteFe
                          60 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Mississippi Gulf Coast

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Located in the Heart of New Orleans, our Cottage is centrally located and just steps off Historic Esplanade Avenue. Our neighborhood is safe and within walking distance of the New Orleans Museum of Art in City Park, the Fairgrounds (Jazz Fest and horse racing), and 2 miles from the French Quarter. The neighborhood is a colorful gem and one of the most desirable areas of New Orleans.

                          We enjoy strolling to dinner or to have cocktails at Cafe Degas, Lola's, Nonna Mia, Liuzza's By the Track, or Santa Fe. You'll notice lots of locals enjoying our Alcee Fortier neighborhood park relaxing and enjoying the weather or maybe playing checkers! Around the corner you will find everything you need - all locally owned grocery stores, a wine store, spa, book store, and coffee shops.

                          From our cottage, there is no need to rent a car to explore New Orleans. Walk less then one block to catch the Esplanade Avenue/French Quarter bus into the French Quarter or enjoy the 5-block watch down Esplanade Avenue to City Park to catch the streetcar.

                          Getting around New Orleans by streetcar is a great way to see the city. Walk from the cottage to catch the street car in front of the majestic New Orleans Museum of Art. Streetcars in New Orleans offer and can be paid with exact change when you board. 1, 3, and 31-day unlimited ride Jazzy Passes are also available. The streetcar symbolizes the charm and romance of the City of New Orleans. This streetcar will take you along the scenic route to the CBD and the French Quarter/Aquarium of the Americas.You can then connect to streetcar lines to Uptown New Orleans, Tulane University and the Audubon Zoo. Or transfer to the streetcar that runs along the Mississippi River through the French Quarter. See the Quarter, the St. Louis Cathedral, Cafe du Monde, Jackson Square, and the French Market.

                          One of the most beautiful and enjoyable areas of New Orleans is City Park. Devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the 1300 Acre New Orleans City Park has been completely restored and expanded. City Park attractions: The New Orleans Museum of Art, Botanical Garden, Sculpture Garden, Boat and Bike Rentals, Tennis Center, Fishing, Picnic Shelters and very soon Miniature Golf! You can even enjoy Beignets and Cafe au Lait at Morning Call in the Park.

                          Visit their website for details.

                          Keep your walking shoes on and visit the Audubon Nature Institute's Audubon Zoo (my grandsons love the Cool Zoo sprinklers and water features), Aquarium of the Americas, Insectarium, IMAX Theatre, and the Audubon Park and Golf Course. More info at www.auduboninstitute.org.

                          Don't miss a visit to The National World War II Museum. The museum presents the American experience during the WWII era with moving personal stories, historic artifacts and powerful interactive displays. Visitors to the museum are encouraged to allocate roughly 2½ to 3 hours to tour the museum. An award-winning 4-D film, Beyond All Boundaries, is an overview of the war on every front. A variety of other multimedia displays are part of the museum's exhibits, notably dozens of video oral histories conducted with veterans by museum staff. The museum includes two restaurants, the American Sector and the Soda Shop, both operated by noted chef John Besh. www.nationalww2museum.org

                          And then there is....The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival! Imagine leisurely walking two blocks to the entrance to Jazz Fest! No hassles with traffic, parking...pure heaven. After an exciting day at the Fest, walk over to Liuzza's By The Track to continue partying or to one of the restaurants to carry on with the incredible food and beverages. Nothing beats this....HEAVENLY

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2006

                          About the owner: My wife and I purchased the cottage in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina flooded our home with 11.9 feet of water. After the Hurricane we moved 3 times in a little over a year. At that time we had not started rebuilding our home in Lakeview and decided that we needed a home to call our own knowing that the rebuilding would be long and tedious due to the lack of available contractors. Anne always dreamed of owning a Creole Cottage and even visualized this Cottage in her dreams. She road the neighborhood for weeks on end looking for the Cottage and one lucky day, there it was. She called me at work so excited she could hard contain herself and the rest is history. We were fortunate enough to purchase the Cottage and moved in in early 2006. We enjoyed living in the neighborhood for over two years until moving back home in 2008. We had a lovely friend in graduate school who treasured the Cottage live there until she completed her Ph.D. and relocated. So now we are ready to share this jewel of Esplanade Ridge with visitors from all over the world.

                          Why the Owner Chose Esplanade Ridge:
                          I spent the first 24 years of my life in this neighborhood until my wife and I married. We both dreamed of owning a cottage in this neighborhood and, for me, it was like coming home. This neighborhood and cottage is something you have to experience. It is a slice of heaven and we hope that you feel the same way about our Cottage and the neighborhood.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Our Creole Cottage is centrally located just steps off Historic Esplanade Avenue. You can quickly get to any of the many attractions the City of New Orleans has to offer with a quick walk, trolly, bus, or taxi ride within minutes. Enjoy walking, biking or just people watching from our home. Or, leisurely take in all of the activities in our area ... people are walking and chatting, eating and enjoying beverages in the many outside cafes and pubs. People are running, relaxing in the park. Enjoy watching the bike tours riding by our home viewing all of the Historic architecture in our neighborhood. The cottage was completely renovated in early 2013. It is a single dwelling with keyless entry specific to each guest. Paper products, kitchen staples, bath products, linens, barbecue pit and tools. We aim to provide all of the comforts you expect from a luxury hotel with the benefit of a well appointed kitchen. Visitor satisfaction is important to us. We live very close to the Cottage and will be available to you. We will be happy to provide you with recommendations, directions, advice on the best way to enjoy our city. We are a telephone call away if you need us. Otherwise, enjoy your privacy and love our City.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • New Orleans Creole Cottage

                            New Orleans Creole Cottage

                          • Living Room from the Kitchen

                            Living Room from the Kitchen

                          • Bedroom 2

                            Bedroom 2

                          • Living Room with 42' Plazma TV, Bose Radio/CD.  Cabinet below holds cds & books

                            Living Room with 42' Plazma TV, Bose Radio/CD. Cabinet below holds cds & books

                          • Bathroom Sink, Storage Cabinet. Hand soap, toilet and kleenex tissues provided.

                            Bathroom Sink, Storage Cabinet. Hand soap, toilet and kleenex tissues provided.

                          • Kitchen with table for 2.  Side by Side Refrigerator/Freezer with Door Dispenser

                            Kitchen with table for 2. Side by Side Refrigerator/Freezer with Door Dispenser

                          • Wrought Iron Dining Set

                            Wrought Iron Dining Set

                          • Cafe Degas 
Romantic French Restaurant - Seating Open onto tree lined Esplanade

                            Cafe Degas Romantic French Restaurant - Seating Open onto tree lined Esplanade

                          • Short Walk to Catch the Streetcar to the Quarter.  A great way to see the city.

                            Short Walk to Catch the Streetcar to the Quarter. A great way to see the city.

                          • Liuzza's By the Track.  Great creole food.  Local hangout.

                            Liuzza's By the Track. Great creole food. Local hangout.

                          • Paddle Boating in City Park

                            Paddle Boating in City Park

                          • New Orleans Museum of Art in City Park

                            New Orleans Museum of Art in City Park

                          • Living Room from front door.  100 year old wide plank heart pine floors.

                            Living Room from front door. 100 year old wide plank heart pine floors.

                          • Bedroom
King Size Four Poster Iron Bed

                            Bedroom King Size Four Poster Iron Bed

                          • LivingRoom
Queen Size Sofa Bed

                            LivingRoom Queen Size Sofa Bed

                          • Bathroom
Body Wash, Shampoo, and Conditioner Provided.  Luxury Linens

                            Bathroom Body Wash, Shampoo, and Conditioner Provided. Luxury Linens

                          • Kitchen from Living Room.  Dining seating for 4 or fold down sides for 2.

                            Kitchen from Living Room. Dining seating for 4 or fold down sides for 2.

                          • Schwinn Cruisers
Propane Grill

                            Schwinn Cruisers Propane Grill

                          • Wisteria

                            Wisteria

                          • Swirl Wine Shop
Free Wine Tastings on Friday Nights

                            Swirl Wine Shop Free Wine Tastings on Friday Nights

                          • Walk to Lola's Spanish Restaurant.  Fresh Sangria :-)

                            Walk to Lola's Spanish Restaurant. Fresh Sangria :-)

                          • French Market - Cafes, Live Jazz Music, Fresh Produce, and a Flea Market.

                            French Market - Cafes, Live Jazz Music, Fresh Produce, and a Flea Market.

                          • Walk to Morning Call in City Park for Beignets, Cafe Au Lait, and Jambalaya.

                            Walk to Morning Call in City Park for Beignets, Cafe Au Lait, and Jambalaya.

                          • The National World War II Museum

                            The National World War II Museum

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

                          $130 - $150 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

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                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Romantic New Orleans Creole Cottage

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