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The Castle...a Luxurious Vacation at Reasonable Cost

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-8 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Castle
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

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

    25years old to reserve...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Lots of room for children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    pets are not allowed....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    It's on level ground and could be accessed in wheel chair....moreless

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.

Entertainment

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Formal Dining room also seats 6 as well as 4 in kitchen dining area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

Kitchen

Outside

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sugar Bowl
Dec 29 - Jan 5, 2016
8 night min stay

$2,900
flat fee
Mardi Gras
Feb 5 - Feb 11, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,900
flat fee
French Quarter Festival
Apr 6 - Apr 11, 2016
6 night min stay

$2,900
flat fee
First Week Jazz Fest
Apr 20 - Apr 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,900
flat fee
Second Week of Jazz Fest
Apr 27 - May 3, 2016
7 night min stay

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

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $375 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

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

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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Location

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

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Castle
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 08/25/2015
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