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'Breads on Oak Bakery' Guesthouse: Spacious, Quiet, Walk to Streetcar

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House attached to Bakery, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Short Term License rental #17STR-04467

Attached to the Breads on Oak bakery ( is this beautiful (1800sf.) 100 year old house with 3 bedroom and 2 baths, plus a pull out loveseat, sleeping 6. The house includes a full kitchen stocked with all appliances except for a full oven; instead we have a toaster/oven broiler. (Also see our "Bakery Studio for 1 to 2 guests, VRBO #691222. which can be added to the house at a discounted rate for up to 8 guests). The bakery is open Wednesday thru Sunday for organic artisan breads, coffees, sandwiches, soups, salads & vegan pastries! Bakery House is located on New Orleans' famous & fun (yet non-touristy) Oak Street, full of restaurants, music clubs, antique stores and clothing shops. And we're only six blocks from the streetcar line for easy access to the Historic French Quarter, Garden District, Universities, Audubon Zoo and Park, Convention Center and Superdome, and just 1 block from the paved river levee path for miles of walking, running or biking.

Although on Oak Street, the house is tucked away and pretty quiet except for the occasional train whistle which adds to the charm. Bakery House has just been renovated and is fully furnished and decorated with a cool collection of vintage and modern furniture and art.

Amenities include free WiFi and Cox cable with a large screen tv, covered parking for one car (additional covered parking for a 2nd car is $15/day) plus easy street parking as well. The first floor bedroom has a king size bed with a tv next to a private bath. Upstairs there are two adjoining rooms, one with two twin beds which can join to form a king and another room with a full size bed and a precious little nook where kids love to sleep. The shared second bath is off the room with the full bed (note: twin room guests must pass through full size bedroom to get to upstairs bath). All beds and linens have super comfy 100% cotton linens--with mostly organic cotton--and we use no chemicals in our cleaning products.

We provide a plate of our bakery's pastries for your stay. Also available are coffee, tea, and other goodies to make your stay special and enjoyable. You have a private patio, too!

The best part of staying at Bakery House is that you'll be able to wake up to the smell of fresh baked breads from our artisan bakery, Breads on Oak (bakery is open Wednesday through Sunday)!

Keywords: house, cottage, Oak Street, Carrollton Ave, bakery, breads, levee, river

More Details

Owner
Chamain O'Mahony
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Chamain O'Mahony

Sean & Chamain bought the building & house in December of 2011 to create a bakery for artisan breads with an attached guesthouse. Sean has been a financial systems consultant, traveling the country to universities and Fortune 100 businesses, but would rather bake bread. Chamain is an artist (paints the Creole Cat) and principal with The BOS Group, a business consulting firm, who loves healthy baking and eating vegan muffins & sweets.

Chamain was born and raised in New Orleans, graduating from Tulane in chemistry with an MBA from Emory. While in Atlanta, Chamain met Sean in an Italian Restaurant where they both worked. They married and later moved home to New Orleans while Sean received his MBA from Tulane. That was almost 20 years ago. Sean & Chamain have been married 25 years and have 2 precious Siamese cats & 2 rescue kitties at their primary home. They love traveling abroad and discovering healthy, new & exotic foods. They both enjoy exercising--Sean likes running and Chamain prefers yoga--but both loves walking on the levee right outside of Bakery House!

Chamain O'Mahony purchased this house in 2011

Why Chamain O'Mahony chose Uptown-Carrollton

The bakery & guesthouse are 5 minutes from the O'Mahony home, which is right between the airport and the French Quarter--and only a block from the river for biking, running or walking the levee. Oak Street, is the coolest neighborhood in NOLA, too!

What makes this house unique

We love walking Oak Street, with all the fun antique shops, restaurants, coffeehouses, consignment shops and the streetcar line. And the river, where you can walk, bike or run the levee (no cars allowed), is only a block away!

Guestbook comments from the owner

To Chamain



The Quinns came to the town of New Orleans

To see the many famous sites and scenes.

We sojourned at a place called Breads on Oak

We thought it really must have been a joke

For back in Canada we never saw

Bread growing on a tree—it’s against the law.



We rode a boat way deep into a swamp

Where gators, turtles, snakes are known to romp.

And toured the Quarter on a cart and horse

For Bourbon Street we had to see of course.

A city tour by bus was very good.

By morning’s end we surely understood

The ups and downs of NOLA’s quite a range

We saw the god, the ugly and the strange.



We maneuvered Grandma’s wheelchair all around

Where narrow streets and traffic do abound.

And grandson Levi most enjoyed the zoo

Along with all the many school kids, too.



The City Park is something to enjoy

We spent a lovely morning there, oh boy.

The sculptures are amazing I must say

Though some of them are quite a bit risqué.



The City is a place of big parades

Where people celebrate for days and days.

And beads are given tourists by the ton

And thousands hand in trees when all is done.



So many thanks we offer you Chamain.

We hope someday to visit you again

And taste again the goodies that you bake

If journey back to NOLA we can make.



--Gene Quinn
Mar 2013
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Amenities

Uptown-Carrollton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full bathrooms (separate studio has 1 full bathroom)
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2). Pull-out twin bed (1). Separate studio queen bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis
Notes:
House is attached to Breads on Oak, a cafe' and bakery of artisan breads, as well as a studio apartment. All guests get a plate of our wonderful breakfast pastries to enjoy!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8247423 based on 98 reviews
5

Excellent in every way.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I came down for new years with a couple of friends and this was a great way to save on housing so we could have more fun in this great city. We all had plenty of space, the house itself was clean and well stocked, and the beds were cozy. The bakery' s resident cats were a lovely surprise. The bakery itself is fantastic and there's a lot to explore just down oak st. There are trolleys and buses nearby to get around the rest of the city. We all had a really wonderful trip and hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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5

Will book again!

  • 5 of 5

Very convenient location in a great part of town. Lots of room and extremely kind and thoughtful owners. Thanks for a wonderful Christmas break!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte
5

Just as excellent the second time!

  • 5 of 5

The Bakery House is great! You really feel at home, especially when you're staying with friends and family. We have stayed here twice now and will be back! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent location and spacious

  • 5 of 5

I loved this neighborhood and home! The owner was easy to work with and having the bakery attached was wonderful in the morning as we all woke up at different times.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy, convenient, old home; fun local street

  • 4 of 5

Cozy quiet old home, tucked behind a bakery on a busy local NOLA street. Close to restaurants and nightlife. Easy parking. Perfect for our family group of 5 adults. Comfy beds, dining room big enough for all of us, and a great kitchen for morning coffee. Chamain is delightful, very friendly, and made sure our stay was perfect.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We recommend the Breads On Oak

  • 4 of 5

We didn't want to stay in a noisy hotel in the French Quarter in NOLA. The "Breads" was a great alternative. Oak Street is a nice safe area with good restaurants , and an easy walk to the St Charles streetcar that drops you off at the Garden District, or the French Quarter, or many places in between. The place was spacious, well stocked, and the beds were comfortable. You do have to wait awhile for hot water upstairs. We saved time by having our breakfast in the bakery, and got a headstart on our days in NOLA. The bakery choices were outstanding, really. You don't need a car for most things in NOLA staying at The Breads. If you want a quiet base of operations, and get a feel of a New Orleans neighborhood, stay at The Breads, ride the streetcar, and you'll be glad you did. A further recommendation: hire a guide for a full day tour .We had Dominick from Tour By Locals. His full day French Quarter Walking and Citywide Driving Tour will set you up for the rest of your stay "knowing the city". We left our four day stay wanting to come back.

Tom & Carol Wright

Wisconsin

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Car: not necessary

Attached to Bakery House is our artisan bakery & cafe, with organic breads, pastries, sandwiches & soups. And within blocks are funky bars, restaurants, coffeeshops & antique shops, walking & biking path along the Mississippi River, Streetcar rides to the French Quarter. There's also Hollygrove Market for fresh produce and other goodies open every day. We also have listed the "Bakery Studio" for one or two guests.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

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.