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Come stay in your own private cottage in downtown historic Natchitoches!

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Last updated: 12/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This 1850's French Creole cottage has been completely restored and offers you all of the comforts and privacy of home. It is located only one block from downtown historic Natchitoches as well as the Natchitoches Events Center and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

The home has original double French doors and windows on the galley front porch, where you may relax in a swing or a plantation rocking chair. One half of the home features a cozy living room with fireplace, a dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen with new appliances. The other half of the house comprises a bedroom with queen size bed and bath, a second bedroom with king size bed and bath and an adjoining sitting room/library. The ceilings are high and there are ceiling fans in every room. Luxury mattresses and linens as well as down duvets are provided. Off street parking behind home.

Enjoy the covered back patio with comfortable furniture. Bring your own wine and relax!

Natchitoches is the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase territory (1714) four years older than New Orleans in fact. There are car tours to several antebellum homes down the River Road, as well as horse and buggy tours of the Landmark Historic District. There is easy access to Cane River Lake as well as Red River. Natchitoches is known for its festivals and there are many to choose from. Live entertainment is provided at several of the downtown restaurants and bars, and in the summer the Green Market is held every Saturday on the riverbank.

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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed outside on the deck...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Close walking distance to historic downtown Natchitoches, the Events Center, the Parish Courthouse. Close proximity to Cane River Lake and boat launch, five miles to Red River boat launch....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The Cottage is located one block behind downtown Natchitoches. Front Street (downtown) has beautiful brick streets, iron balconies and lots of shops & restaurants. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas log fireplace...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Cozy living area with open floor plan to dining and kitchen. French doors lead to front porch....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking behind home...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking off street behind home...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Off street parking behind home...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    high speed internet...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Home has a fully equipped; coffee, tea & juice provided....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Table & chairs with umbrella on patio as well as comfortable chairs for lazy afternoons....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$159 $225
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $55

Notes:

We have higher rates during the Christmas season mid-November through Jan. 1. Every weekend is a different rate so you will have to call for the weekend you're interested in.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 12/03/2016
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Shreveport or Alexandria

Northwestern State University, the Louisiana School for Math, Science & the Arts, Genealogy & Historical Assoc., National Park Service, antebellum plantations and historic homes, horse and buggy rides, wonderful restaurants and shopping, alligator farm.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1960

About the owner: This property has been in my family for about 50 years. One of my close friends really wanted to open a bed and breakfast and she approached me about buying into my property and doing a guest house together. We have worked very hard to make this home something to be proud of and comfortable for people to enjoy and use. We have had many comments in our journal and guests truly seem to appreciate our efforts. This Cottage is really a home away from home! Natchitoches is a lovely place to visit and explore. Carrie and Pat

Why the Owner Chose Downtown Historic, Natchitoches, LA, USA:
Natchitoches has so much to offer to visitors and it's surprising how many people have moved here after one visit. There is also a very active artist community and there's certainly plenty of material to foster creativity. Northwestern State University has a wonderful music department and throughout the year has many concerts. The drama department also features plays on a pretty regular basis. Many people come here to research their genealogy either at the college library or the Old Courthouse where many records are kept.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This property is unique because it is so close to locations of interest within the city. It is located one block behind Kaffie Frederick General Mercantile, the oldest store in the state of Louisiana. You won't want to miss a visit! The Natchitoches Events Center is about a block away. The Parish Courthouse is about two blocks away and the downtown area and restaurants are all within short walking distance.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

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  • Come stay in your own private cottage in downtown historic Natchitoches!

    Come stay in your own private cottage in downtown historic Natchitoches!

  • Queen bed with private bath & french doors to porch

    Queen bed with private bath & french doors to porch

  • Full kitchen for your enjoyment.
We even leave a few goodies for you!

    Full kitchen for your enjoyment. We even leave a few goodies for you!

  • Large covered back porch

    Large covered back porch

  • Large living area opens to dining
Gas fireplace & french doors

    Large living area opens to dining Gas fireplace & french doors

  • King size bed in back bedroom with private bath

    King size bed in back bedroom with private bath

  • Enjoy your stay

    Enjoy your stay

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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