Satsuma is situated in the heart of historic and hip/happening Faubourg St. John along the Esplanade Ridge. Walk out your front door to find 7 wonderful restaurants, 2 little grocery stores, a coffee shop, a wine shop, a salon/spa, and a washeteria--ALL WITHIN 1 SHORT BLOCK!
Walk down tree-lined Esplanade Ave. to CITY PARK (home of Voodoo Fest, New Orleans Museum of Art, amusement park, tennis, coffee & beignets under the oaks...), or only a few houses over to the FAIRGROUNDS (Jazz Fest, horse racing), or around the corner to delightful BAYOU ST. JOHN (Bayou Boogaloo, kayaking).
You might not want to leave the neighborhood! But if you do, it's easy and quick, and you're close to everything:
* 5-10 min drive to the French Quarter/Frenchman St.
* 50 yards to Esplanade Ave. bus stop to French Quarter/Frenchman St.
* 5-10 min walk to the streetcar to French Quarter/Downtown
* bike lanes to French Quarter and along Bayou St. John to Lake Pontchartrain
Satsuma is the entire upstairs (except 1 room) of a beautiful home--comfortable, colorful, and spacious, with 10 rooms and roughly 2,000 square feet. It includes:
3 bedrooms, living room, dining room, den, 2 extra living areas/studies each with a pull-out sofa sleeper, 2 bathrooms, a fully-functional kitchen, ceiling fans in every room, central air/heat, hardwood floors, a hand-made piano, local artwork, off-street parking for 3 cars, and very importantly--a huge and lovely front porch that overlooks a delightful park and restaurants/shops.