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Gypsy House W/ Courtyard, Marigny Close to Frch.Qtr,

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to the Historic Marigny neighborhood! A REAL DEAL New Orleans experience in a brick home built in 1830! Area has a nice European feel to it...We are 10 blks to the French Quarter, and without all the noise and expensive parking-- all you need within walking distance-- 2 blocks to a huge 24 hour grocery, only 8 blocks to famous 'Frenchmen St'. (has great restaurants/live music), there are 15 restaurants and coffee shops all within a few blocks of this home. My favorite is a vintage junk shop--i always find treasures every time i go--just 3 blocks away......

This building is a Creole corner store built in 1830. It's an incredible open space-1650 square ft--plenty of room to hang out and enjoy!! The living/kitchen/dining is all open. It used to be a cafe years ago. Has 12 foot ceilings in living area, exposed brick walls, a tropical courtyard-- Has charcoal grill. This is the whole downstairs, 1650 square feet + courtyard, 2 bedrooms with a KING bed in 1 bedroom + queen bed in 2nd bedroom. We have a queen mattress for living room-- 3 beds, sleeps 6 total. I only allow 6 since it only has 1 bathroom.

I also have 1 unit upstairs available with a HUGE balcony #208257, and a studio next door #504978 if you have 2-4 extra people. These can be rented simultaneously if you have a large group- 16 people maximum This is a residential area, so WE CANT ALLOW BACHELOR PARTIES OR PEOPLE UNDER 25 TO STAY HERE, sorry. AND IF YOU ARE A LOUD GROUP- YOU MAY WANT TO TRY ANOTHER HOME- we are strict about 10pm noise rule.

Across the street is a beautiful 200 yr old church building. The neighbors are friendly; you won't want to leave!!

Home has all you need-- 'full kitchen'/all new linens/towels. I got so many customers from my other unit, so I had to expand........See my other listings if this isn't what you are looking for vrbo #208257, #445937, 432616 or #432617 or #476331, #607462

ENJOY!!! If this unit is full, the other one might be available!! Its best to email me for questions or to book.

Parking is Free on the street, but you always get a spot next to the house, and there are no meters to pay. yea!!

Recommendation-- rent or bring bicycles!! THE best way to see the City!!!

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More Details

Heather McIntosh
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 30, 2017

About Heather McIntosh

I own a vacation rental business called Carries Cool Properties, and i just love it here. I have loved New Orleans for over 20 yrs, and am happy to have a business here to stimulate the economy and rebuild this amazing city I care about so much. I live here- just 5 minutes away if you need anything.

Heather McIntosh purchased this house in 2008

Why Heather McIntosh chose Marigny-Bywater

The Marigny is a historical area just 10 blocks to the French Quarter. It has a nice European feel to it.....Only 8 blocks to Frenchmen St. (my favorite area for dinner/live music). This area has all kinds of fun restaurants, coffee shops, vintage shops, bars, huge grocery--ALL within walking distance!

What makes this house unique

Nice courtyard with bamboo. building has 14 ft ceilings--a nice open feel to the place, along with lots of windows.......walk or ride a bike to everything you need! LOCATION, LOCATION


Bywater House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 KING BED, Queen size Beds (1), 1 extra queen mattress for living rm floor.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
private courtyard-


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

Gypsy House W/ Courtyard, Marigny Close to Frch.Qtr,
average rating of 4.6603775 based on 53 reviews

A large, comfortable, quirky house just close enough to the action

  • 4 of 5

We loved our week in NOLA in the spring and the location and comfort of this property was an important ingredient. It is exactly as advertised, large and very comfortable, with a little court in the back where we would sit and read in the mix of sun and shade at the end of a long day. In the NOLA fashion, you should know that the two bedrooms are not on a hallway - you need to pass through one of them to get to the other. The big wooden sliding doors are noisy in the night, as are the train whistles at the level crossing just down the street. But none of this detracted from our overall enjoyment of this well-equipped, clean and perfectly-located house. It is in a quiet residential area and just walking around the neighbourhood, with the brightly painted Victorian-French-Spanish architecture, was a constant pleasure. It is just a 10-30 minute walk to the main action of the French quarter, depending on where you want to go - 10 minutes to the music clubs on Frenchmen street, where we spent several evenings enjoying the jazz (no worry for us two "elderly" ladies walking home in the wee hours); 30 minutes to Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, or Louis-Armstrong Park. Otherwise, Uber was super-efficient. Our favorites : The Franklin, a superb little restaurant just two blocks away, corner Dauphine and Franklin, pricey but definitely worth every penny; Mimi's, also close by, where we were disappointed because there was no live music (unless it started after we left) but the wonderful food, tapas-style, the atmosphere and recorded music made for a very lovely evening; the Three Muses, on Frenchmen Street, with live jazz and again, wonderful food, also tapas-style; Louis Armstrong Park and the environs (the Treme) - and another great little place for lunch, Mister Gregory's ; City Park (beautiful wildlife!) and the New Orleans Museum of Art ; and to get out of the heat, if necessary, the very interesting Cabildo museum of the history of Louisiana, just next to Jackson Square. We would return to the Gypsy House without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great comfortable spot in a excellent neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast here! Lovely spot with all the amenities situated in a good location - close enough to walk down to Frenchmen, but far enough away to quietly relax if desired.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location. Had an awesome time.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here!! Very accommodating! Will book again!!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Good location, unique and artistic house, very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We loved it! Enjoyed the extra space, glad we didn't stay in a hotel. Quiet, safe neighborhood, would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great NOLA house with perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls' trip to NOLA and stayed at this great house. Plenty of room especially the kitchen/den area. We were celebrating two birthdays so the open design made it great for making drinks and decorating the table with cake and snacks. The property owners were easy to work with and very helpful. Uber & Lyft were the perfect option for getting rides to and from wherever we wanted to go. We even walked to a quaint restaurant down the street called The Franklin for oysters and martinis! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
2 blks- mimi's
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
2 blks- Feelings
Car: recommended

rent a bike-- best way to see the area!!!!


Rates & Availability

Bywater House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 4th/Essence Fest
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Jul 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day wkd
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Halloween/Voodoo Fest
Oct 27 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Winter 2016
Dec 1 2017 - Jan 25 2018
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Krewe de Vieux
Jan 26 2018 - Jan 27 2018
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Mardi Gras 2nd wkd
Feb 2 2018 - Feb 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Mardi Gras
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

MAID $110 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 3.0%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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