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***10% off Special through the end of April*** Big Branch Woodland Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 28 nights


About the property

***10% off thru the month of April***

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The Big Branch Woodland Retreat is a wonderful air-conditioned refuge located adjacent to the 17,000 acre Big Branch Wildlife Refuge. Located just 45 minutes from the French Quarter, this 4-acre private retreat is a great place for families, large groups, hunting trips, and an opportunity to get away from it all. You can enjoy hunting in the refuge, take a 1-min bike ride to access the 31-mile Tammany Trace, or book a kayak tour of Bayou Lacombe through Bayou Adventures.

There are three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king size bed with an attached dual bathroom with dual vanities. The second bedroom sleeps 3 and has a bunk configuration with an upper extra-long twin, and a lower queen size bed, the third bedroom has an extra-long bunk beds that sleep two. There is a sleeper sofa in the living room and the upstairs loft. Each sleeper sofa sleeps two.

More Details

Peter and Heidi McClellan
Member since: 2018
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Peter and Heidi McClellan

We are a family of four, with lots of critters, and we love to homestead. We moved to Louisiana from California in 2011, and we love Louisiana so much, we consider it home. We love jamming and jarring, gardening, venturing into the refuge, and taking the one-minute ride to the St. Tammany Trace.

We also love taking a jaunt into the French Quarter for Bananas Foster at Arnaud's or taking a swamp tour in Honey Island.

Peter and Heidi McClellan purchased this house in 2012

Why Peter and Heidi McClellan chose Lacombe

If you're looking for privacy and serenity, then this is the place for you. It is set back from the road, and there are no neighbors. In fact, for many years we didn't have window coverings because it was so private! lol. I use VRBO and other vacation rental services almost exclusively, so I set this up how with all the things I'd like to see and have in a vacation rental.

What makes this house unique

I am a seasoned vacation rental guest, turned host. I know what guests expect and what they like. The house is very private, and provides solitude. There is access to many outdoor activities, including the wildlife refuge, the St Tammany Trace (a 31-mile bike or walking trail), which is a 1-minute bike ride from the house, and Bayou Lacombe, where you can do a kayak tour of the bayou, and a 5-minute drive to the end of Lake Rd, where you can fish and crab.


Lacombe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Do not move the furniture.
  • Upon departure, please leave the house as you found it. If any damage or additional cleaning is required, your deposit will be forfeited.
  • Wash and put away all dishes prior to departure.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles


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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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