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Large Balcony View Uptown, Near Magazine, #1 Restaurants, Streetcar & Fq

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Beautiful Victorian home with wrought iron fencing, and a brick courtyard.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths

Recent New Orleans Short-term rental ordinance changes requires that this listing be shown as a 3 bedroom with 2 people in each room. Prior to the ordinance change, this unit was set up to sleep 8 and is still capable of doing so.

Relax on the front balcony under stately oaks in Uptown New Orleans; just blocks to St. Charles and Magazine Streets. Live like a local New Orleanian, soaking in the tropical atmosphere of the Old South at this spacious and accommodating abode. This charming 1880s home, once owned by a Senator has been charmingly renovated in 2008 and 2009. Included are fabulous makeovers in the new kitchen with granite countertops, bedrooms, and baths...renovated to perfection!

From the elegant master bedroom, step through time; step through the floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook majestic Napoleon Avenue. Beautiful pine floors, original to the house have been redone and glisten. This stately home features original cast iron fencing and gate, an old St. Louis brick pathway to a courtyard, stained glass, high ceilings, ceiling fans, fireplaces, formal dining room, transoms, a balcony bistro set, ceiling medallions, crown molding throughout, and with all the fine amenities to make your stay enjoyable and memorable.

This comfortable atmosphere has the features of home with a furnished kitchen with all new appliances including a full-size microwave, dishwasher, stove, coffee maker, hot water dispenser, and disposal. A new washer and dryer are within the unit for your use. All these features comfortably accommodate up to 8 guests.

This stately home is surrounded by the ole New Orleans charm with streetcars just blocks away that will take you to many destinations throughout the city including the French Quarter, Superdome, Canal Street, Lower Garden District, Central Business District, City Park, Audubon Zoo, and historical cemeteries. The streetcar would be a great choice to take you to the historic universities Loyola, Tulane, and Xavier. Magazine Street is two blocks in the other direction which is well known for its eclectic shops, antiques, French pastries, and local restaurant favorites. Visit New Orleans, for pleasure or business, and you will find a relaxing and comforting environment that welcomes you back again.

Why choose our place over others? There are a lot of reasons.

** Location! Location! Location! The Napoleon House is located to all sorts of restaurants (from fine dining to very casual and in many cuisines), varied shops, Tipitina's (where Professor Long Hair played), generational bar (Mae's), grocery stores, streetcar, bus lines and the list goes on.... If you're into sports, there's Lawrence Square at the corner which has a basketball court, soccer field and a playground for small children. In the next block there's also a library and a spectacular Catholic Church which is worth a tour.

** Architectural Neighborhood!! You could walk for miles and never see the same house twice. The varied styles, bright colors and architectural features are unique with each beautiful home.

** If it rains and you want to stay in - enjoy watching TV on a large' HD screen watching movies or sports on Cox Cable. You can also access the web with complimentary wifi access.

** All items are of high quality and is fully furnished so all that is missing is you.

** Great for those get-togethers with family and friends.

To help plan for your upcoming trip, explore http://www.neworleansguidebooktours.com/.




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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, Sign language and some Spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Has two large walk-through windows that open to balcony....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3

    Trundle bed: either a full or pulled apart to make 2 twins...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 queen

    Queen-size convertible bed from living room sofa...moreless

  • Recent New Orleans Short-term rental ordinance changes requires that this listing be shown as a 3 bedroom with 2 people in each room. Prior to the ordinance change, this unit was set up to sleep 8 and is still capable of doing so. Beds are: 2 Queen size beds (one queen includes the queen pull-out sofa sleeper). 2 double beds in a multi-level, two-bedroom loft where one bed is a trundle that opens to a full-size bed or two separate twins....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Marble surround tub/shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Marble surround tub/shower...moreless

  • Both bathrooms have been updated and have marble surrounds, decorative tile and ornate basins with cabinet. Hand-held showers have also been installed....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 1880s Victorian with architectural value that overlooks a popular Mardi Gras parade route; blocks from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar that takes you to the historic French Quarter; walking distance to famous restaurants and chic stores on Magazine Street....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A variety of magazines and other reading materials are available mainly in the living room. ...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    New flat screen televisions...moreless

  • Stereo:

    You can also play your CDs in this stereo....moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat screen TV in the living room and a second TV in the queen bedroom. All TVs have Cox Cable with movie, sports and music channels...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    St. Stephen's Church steeple...moreless

  • River:

    On occasion, you can hear the whistles blow from the ships as they pass one another on the river. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    This is a formal dining room with 14' tall ceilings, shiny wooden floors hosted under an antique chandelier with a buffet that has a black granite top with other serving items in the cabinet if needed...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air supported by Trane....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full-size dryer that offers various settings such as delicate and time dry. The dryer is located within the unit. ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    There is a fireplace in the bedroom and due to hurricanes, they are no longer operational. The facia aspect of the fireplaces are still ornate and add charm to the room. ...moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heat supported by Trane...moreless

  • Internet:

    Provided at no additional cost....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All new linen provided such as bed linens, towels, hand towels, face cloths, and kitchen linen such as towels and pot holders....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with both a sofa and a love seat. Also included is a recliner, coffee table and a console with a flat screen TV showing many Cox cable channels...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Free parking in front of the house...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    1-2 cars may be provided in an off-street parking, gated yard especially for parades and must be pre-arranged for a minor fee....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    All fresh towels provided either under the sink or in the wash room cabinets....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full-size washing machine with assorted features such as delicate, permanent press... The washing machine is within the unit for easy access....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Provided at no additional cost. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Full-size, 12-cup coffee maker with automatic brew time so you can wake up to a fresh cup every morning....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All provided. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes, eating utensils, pots, pans and larger items are furnished for completing full meals whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Conveniently located next to the sink for ease of transition....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Ice trays are present so that you can make ice. ...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    All new appliances including a full size microwave, toaster oven....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full-size microwave with rotating table, night light and other electronic features. A microwave cover is included to help keep splatters down....moreless

  • Oven:

    Full-size oven with two racks to cook multiple items at one time....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, and perhaps a few other items. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full-size refrigerator with freezer section....moreless

  • Stove:

    Full-size stove with four electric burners and an overhead vent and light...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Beautiful and relaxing balcony to enjoy your morning coffee or take in the sights of the Avenue. This is a great location to also enjoy all the many parades that stroll in front of the house. ...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles:

    Mike the Bike Guy 4411 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115 (504) 899-1344 Hours: Usually 10AM–6PM Ride to French Quarter, Convention Center, Ogden, WWII Museum, Mardi Gras World, Garden District, CBD ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Typical of New Orleans, there is a beautiful brick patio at the back of the house with seating for up to about 10 people. There's a large, round concrete table with benches to enjoy the moments....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There are small gardens in the front, back and along side of the house that feature banana producing trees, azaleas, cast iron, rooster plants, junipers and assorted irises. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Found in the brick patio that has outdoor furniture with banana trees and a private area for fun times....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

4.7
from 19 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring II
Jun 6 - Jun 26, 2017
3 night min stay
$299

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Essence & 4th of July
Jun 27 - Jul 6, 2017
3 night min stay
$450
Mardi Gras 2018, Weekend 1
Jan 31 - Feb 5, 2018
4 night min stay
$650 $699
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Mardi Gras 2018, Weekend 2
Feb 6 - Feb 15, 2018
5 night min stay
$995 $1,025
Thu, Fri, Sun

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$365 $399
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Cleaning $125
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

Cleaning may be more depending on the event and/or number of people staying at the Napoleon House. The cancellation policy is a 30 day notice for a full refund. For Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest, a 60 day notice is necessary for a full refund.

New Orleans is a destination for many events and festivals and not all are reflected in the posted nightly rates. Prices are subject to change depending on upcoming events so please e-mail the owners to confirm nightly rate(s).


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Moisant (13 miles) and Lakefront (7 miles)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mae's (it's been around for generations)
3.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Downtown New Orleans
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Audubon
2.8 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak at Howard
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Tchopitoulas or Carrollton
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Casamento's (been around for generations, oysters)
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Water skiing in Lake Ponchatrain
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pontchatrain

Car: Not Necessary

Blocks from the historical Garden District where celebrities reside; near cruise terminals; on the parade route (priceless); near Audubon Park, the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, Tipitina's within walking distance, 4 grocery stores in the nearby area besides corner stores, fantastic range of ethnic and cultural restaurants from casual to white linen, park for children within a block, French bakery within walking distance, and too many more to list....location, location, location!

 

Owner info

The Napoleon Houses on the Avenue

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: As a native of New Orleans, I enjoy preserving the beautiful homes and architecture of the city and after Katrina, this Victorian enjoyed a facelift.

Why the Owner Chose Touro, New Orleans, LA, USA:
Location! Location! Location! And the home is so charming that I think others would appreciate all the fine Victorian architecture so fitting for this great city of New Orleans! Because of its location, you can try a broad range of ethnic and cultural restaurants which are either Zagat rated or have been around for generations. There's live music venues such as Tipitina's, a French bakery, four grocery stores (i.e. Rouse's and Whole Foods) in the area and fun things to do all within walking distance. Walking distance: Mona's, Baru: Petite Grocery, Lilette; Theo's pizza; Nirvana; Casamento's; Savvy Gourmet Restaurant; Superior Grill; Canon's; Magazine Perks; Le Bon Temps Roule; Ms. Mae's; world renown Tipitina's; eclectic shops on Magazine St. Very close (longer walk or short drive): Dick and Jenny's; La Crepe Nanou, Frankie's and Johnny's; Column's Hotel; Commander's Palace; Kyoto; Upperline Restaurant, Cafe Rani, August Moon; Mahoney's Po Boy Shop; Delachaise; Canon's Restaurants; Nacho Mama's; Reginelli's Pizzaria; Byblos; Prytania Theatre; cemetaries, Garden District walking tours, Whole Foods and Rouse's. Streetcar ride: French Quarter, Convention center, Superdome, New Orleans Arena, Downtown, Audabon Park and Zoo, The River Walk, New Orleans Center, Train station, countless restaurants and shops.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The majestic oaks that cool the front balcony overlooking Napoleon Avenue; great for morning coffee and evening glass of wine or to watch those colorful parades.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Sign language and some Spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Photos

  • Beautiful Victorian home with wrought iron fencing, and a brick courtyard.

    Beautiful Victorian home with wrought iron fencing, and a brick courtyard.

  • Beautiful crystal chandelier that hangs over the dining room.

    Beautiful crystal chandelier that hangs over the dining room.

  • Sturdy columns that line the front porch.

    Sturdy columns that line the front porch.

  • Original wood floors, stained glass windows and post at the top of the stairs.

    Original wood floors, stained glass windows and post at the top of the stairs.

  • Comfortable living room with a queen pull-out sofa bed.  Large flat screen TV.

    Comfortable living room with a queen pull-out sofa bed. Large flat screen TV.

  • A view into the master bedroom from the en-suite bathroom.

    A view into the master bedroom from the en-suite bathroom.

  • Beautiful, decorative fireplace original to the home, located in master bedroom.

    Beautiful, decorative fireplace original to the home, located in master bedroom.

  • Cute master en-suite bath with tub, marble surround, and vintage sink/cabinet

    Cute master en-suite bath with tub, marble surround, and vintage sink/cabinet

  • Third bed is a trundle used either as a full or two twins to best fit your needs

    Third bed is a trundle used either as a full or two twins to best fit your needs

  • New kitchen with granite countertops, oak cabinets,  and full-size appliances

    New kitchen with granite countertops, oak cabinets, and full-size appliances

  • Full-size washer and dryer available to you.

    Full-size washer and dryer available to you.

  • Enjoy coffee in the morning or wine in the evening on the brick patio.

    Enjoy coffee in the morning or wine in the evening on the brick patio.

  • Large, beautiful dining room: wood floors, tall ceilings, buffet and chandelier

    Large, beautiful dining room: wood floors, tall ceilings, buffet and chandelier

  • An ornate, wrought iron gate and fence original to the home.

    An ornate, wrought iron gate and fence original to the home.

  • Large stained glass windows original to the home.

    Large stained glass windows original to the home.

  • Large living room with dual 12' tall windows, a fan, and a flat screen TV; enjoy

    Large living room with dual 12' tall windows, a fan, and a flat screen TV; enjoy

  • Majestic view from the master  bedroom looking onto the front balcony and oaks

    Majestic view from the master bedroom looking onto the front balcony and oaks

  • This is the large master bedroom, brick fireplace, large windows, silk curtains

    This is the large master bedroom, brick fireplace, large windows, silk curtains

  • Cute, decorated transoms in master en-suite bathroom.

    Cute, decorated transoms in master en-suite bathroom.

  • Nicely decorated bedroom with a fan to keep you cool

    Nicely decorated bedroom with a fan to keep you cool

  • New kitchen with large Kohler sink, hot water dispenser, oak cabinets, granite

    New kitchen with large Kohler sink, hot water dispenser, oak cabinets, granite

  • Full bathroom with a full-size tub, marble surround, and ceramic tile floors

    Full bathroom with a full-size tub, marble surround, and ceramic tile floors

  • Relax on the front balcony sipping coffee at the bistro set on a nice afternoon

    Relax on the front balcony sipping coffee at the bistro set on a nice afternoon

  • Additional seating on the brick patio at the back of the house.  Seating for 10+

    Additional seating on the brick patio at the back of the house. Seating for 10+

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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