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The Castle...a Luxurious Vacation at Reasonable Cost

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Last updated: 08/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gentilly castle description

4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Baths with wrought iron balcony furnished with taste of New Orleans and french decor. Beautiful area to walk in across the street from University of New Orleans Lake Front, 2 Blocks from Lake Pontchartrain, 3 bedrooms have their private bathrooms, enjoy the luxury of a Greek shower in the master suite, and private courtyard/atrium. The house is so typical of the New Orleans architecture with the house built around an open courtyard and windows for walls on 3 sides of the open area. This arrangement gives you the feel of living outside but the benefits of being in the regulated temperature. The family room offers relaxing comfort in the leather couch and recliners arranged to view the large flat screen TV with Direct TV satellite service. The neighborhood is perfect for taking a nice morning walk through the area with each house distinctive and custom built and viewing the beautiful landscaping they offer. And if you would rather stroll along the seawall of Lake Ponchartrain, you would have but a short 3-4 block walk to get to the Lake. You can then stroll for miles along the seawall, watch the fishermen, the seagulls, pelicans, ducks and enjoy the Lake breeze. The location also lends itself to taking bus 55 on Elysian Fields which will take you to the French Market, Café Du Monde, Jackson Square, or Canal Street without having to transfer or change buses. The ride is only about 15 minutes. Then if you want to transfer, for the same price you can catch the streetcar and travel up through the Garden District all the way to Audubon Park and the Zoo. It lets you be in the middle of all the activity when you choose to be, but then able to enjoy the peace and tranquility when that mood strikes you.

Property Type

  • Castle
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Lots of room for children....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25years old to reserve...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Each of the 3 bedrooms with the King and Queen beds has its own private bathroom in the bedroom. The loft area with single beds is the only room that doesn't have a private bath. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Greek Shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet

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          • master bath has a shower room with marble and mirrors surround.

          Kitchen & Dining

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            circulat driveway to park in as well as in street at no charge...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            clothes dryer provided...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            bed linens provided...moreless

          • Living Room:

            recliners, tv etc....moreless

          Entertainment

          Communications

          Outdoor Features

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Spa
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Activities

          • Botanical Garden
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Antiquing
          • Boating
          • Sight Seeing
          • Shopping
          • Walking
          • Medical Services
          • Scenic Drives
          • Museums
          • Live Theater
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Restaurants
          • Playground
          • Marina
          • Churches
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Fishing
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Sugar Bowl
          Dec 29 - Jan 5, 2015
          8 night min stay

          $2,900
          flat fee
          Mardi Gras
          Feb 12 - Feb 18, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $2,900
          flat fee
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          $375
          $2,625

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Extra person fee $25
          • Cleaning Fee $350
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
          • Taxes Not included

          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 08/06/2014
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates
           

          Location

          13 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
          5 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          610 Highway
          0.01 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Daquaris To Go
          3 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          City Park
          0.5 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          East of Italy

          2 Blocks from Lakefront Arena, 4 miles from fairgrounds - site of the Jazz Fest, 3 miles from City Park which has golfing, art museum, and botanical garden, 6 miles from the convention center and Mercedes Benz Superdome, Free Parking, 5 miles from the French Quarter, on direct bus route to Quarter/River/Canal St.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2009

          About the owner: Grew up in New Orleans, attended high school there. Now living in St. Louis doing property management. But New Orleans will always be my home. Once you've been there you always miss it and want to return. I still have many old friends there and some relatives. I love to go antique and flea market shopping. I lived in France for a year many years ago and still love all things French.

          Why the Owner Chose Gentilly:
          The Castle has good energy; very peaceful, quiet, and not just a place to stay but is an event in itself. It is filled with my favorite things that remind me of Old New Orleans or Europe, particularly France. The private courtyard is something that is typical of New Orleans but not often found in the more modern architecture. Its located very convenient to the French Quarter by car or by bus, but yet it is in a neighborhood with schools, grocery stores, restaurants and other amenities not found in the middle of town.

          The Unique Benefits at this Castle:
          When youy walk into the foyer through the massive front door and see the slate floor, the beautiful glass walls looking into the courtyard you will surely fall in love with The Castle as I did. Then the twin staircases going up to the loft and looking down on the typical Old New Orleans twin chandeliers add such unique beauty and character to the home. The Greek Shower Room off the master bedroom is a relaxing retreat from all the excitement and partying you will experience in the Big Easy. You will experience the beauty of things from long ago with the conveniences of the modern day.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • Front entrance

            Front entrance

          • View of foyer that looks out into courtyard as you walk into the house

            View of foyer that looks out into courtyard as you walk into the house

          • Formal Dining Room

            Formal Dining Room

          • Right side of the twin staircase

            Right side of the twin staircase

          • Family Room

            Family Room

          • View of courtyard from kitchen.

            View of courtyard from kitchen.

          • View of Dining Room looking down from loft.

            View of Dining Room looking down from loft.

          • Master bathroom

            Master bathroom

          • View of courtyard from master bedroom

            View of courtyard from master bedroom

          • Queen bed in bedroom 2

            Queen bed in bedroom 2

          • View of dining room from loft

            View of dining room from loft

          • View of living room from loft

            View of living room from loft

          • Side angle of The Castle with guests.

            Side angle of The Castle with guests.

          • Living Room

            Living Room

          • Left side of the twin staircase

            Left side of the twin staircase

          • View of loft from front entry.

            View of loft from front entry.

          • Feel the New Orleans kitchen

            Feel the New Orleans kitchen

          • Eat in kitchen

            Eat in kitchen

          • King bed in master bedroom

            King bed in master bedroom

          • Greek shower in master bath

            Greek shower in master bath

          • King bed in bedroom 1

            King bed in bedroom 1

          • Loft bedroom with two twin beds and futon.  Walks out onto a balcony.

            Loft bedroom with two twin beds and futon. Walks out onto a balcony.

          • View of foyer from loft

            View of foyer from loft

          VRBO #500959

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Sunday, June 01, 2014

          $375 per night (USD)
          4

          4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

          View calendar: Updated 08/06/14
          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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