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Deluxe Country Home - Tranquil Setting surrounded by trees

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

A 1200 sq foot deluxe house located on a gated 17 acre property with a pond, horses, geese and dogs. Slate tiles throughout with an open floor plan. Wide screen TV, fully furnished kitchen and washer and dryer. The beamed ceilings, brick wall and a wood burning furnace add character to this charming place. Fenced back yard and delightful screen porch for your morning coffee. There is a queen sized bed down stairs and a day bed and a single bed upstairs (slightly steep stairs). The kitchen is fully equipped and will come stocked with food for an additional charge if requested. Yes, there is internet service (3G per week).


Owner
Brenda S. Jones
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Brenda S. Jones

My husband and I have live in the main house on the property since 1994. The guest house was built a couple of years later. We have two children. My son is an aerospace engineer at Tinker AFB in OKC. My daughter an interior design professional in Greenville, SC. I grew up in New Orleans and my husband in Lake Charles, LA. My husband sold his Internal Medicine practice in Hammond last year and now is working at the VA in Biloxi and Chief of the Primary Care Clinic. He is also a retired Lt Col from the Air National Guard. I am a retired CPA and more more recently, a retired home school mom. I manage 3 short term rental properties.

Brenda S. Jones purchased this chateau / country house in 1997

Why Brenda S. Jones chose Hammond

This property located in a peaceful setting with camellias blooming from late September through late April, followed by the azaleas. It would be an excellent place to stay while waiting for an Act of Sale to go through, on your way to an LSU Tiger football game, or as a temporary professor at SLU. We have taken in many surgery patients while they are recuperating. Everyone enjoys the peaceful setting and says that pictures don't do justice to the place. I am a hands on owner/operator and try to do whatever I can to make your stay perfect. I have many repeat guests who have become like extended family to me.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This unit has everything that you need for a comfortable stay. It is also good for handicap guests with bars in the bathroom and wide doorways. The in-house laundry is also very convenient. If you have a pet, it may also be possible for us to accommodate them for an extra charge. The pantry will be stocked upon your arrival with you favorites for cost plus 10%.

Amenities

Hammond Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large closet/Bath attached
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom two is upstairs. The stairs are slightly steep.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
5

Genuine Southern Hospitality!

  • 5 of 5

The Guest House is a beautiful home in a gorgeous setting. Beginning at the gated entrance and proceeding down the long drive past exquisite fauna and ancient trees, I found myself always smiling as I entered this enchanted property. I normally speed everywhere I travel but instead I always found myself driving slowly absorbing the beauty of this park-like property. I felt like I was on an adventure, following this peaceful road past white plank fences, handsome Arabian horses, massive azaleas and camellias and then through the woods to find this gracious home tucked in a tranquil, sun-dappled spot. It is absolutely a dream location! The home itself is beautiful with so many outstanding touches - from the tall ceilings to the mahogany woodwork to the beautiful slate floors. It is spacious and bright with plenty of natural light from large windows. It has a huge kitchen and very nice bath - and plenty of room to relax. And the screened porch is perfect, too, for sitting peacefully and enjoying nature. However, the best part of my stay was the owner - Ms. Jones. What a lovely lady! She truly epitomizes the definition of Southern hospitality and grace. And she went far, far out of her way to help me set up and host a bridal luncheon in her Guest House back yard. It was amazing - with stunning dappled light through the trees - it was everything I dreamed it would be and more. I heard the word "enchanted" many times from the guests - and that is truly what it was. I can not thank Ms. Jones enough! Thank you! I wholeheartedly recommend Ms. Jones' Guest House for a relaxing retreat. It is truly an outstanding property with an amazing and gracious owner.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for extended stay

  • 5 of 5

The place was great - plenty of space - and close to Hammond and SLU. Quiet little house on acreage. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Rhea and Brenda for sharing your beautiful Guest Cottage. We could not have asked for a more comfortable and peaceful stay. Wonderful owners and my favorite rental yet. Missing it already!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice, quiet and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The guest house was nice and quiet and a great place to relax. Easy access to town and to the highway. Would stay again next time I'm in town.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed our second stay as well as our first stay.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our first stay so much, that we decided to spend our honeymoon at the "Guest House". Ms Brenda is great and was very helpful in ensuring that we were enjoying our stay, even though she was out of town. The house is secluded on the grounds, and we enjoyed seeing the horses every morning as we made our trips to Baton Rouge and other places around. We are looking forward to returning again for another stay, and would recommend this place for any couple looking for a nice get-a-way.

Don and Tracy Mieger

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We went to the Guest House as locals to the area to have some quiet for the July 4th holiday, and it was great! The owner was very accommodating and the house had everything we needed. Beautiful grounds, lovely horses, very nice house. You forgot you were in the middle of Hammond! However, you are extremely close to the local park (great for kids) and downtown Hammond, with great restaurants, etc. The only negative was the mosquitoes. Just remember to put on bug spray!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

The Guest House is located 10 minutes from Southeastern Louisiana University and downtown Hammond. The are various festivals held throughout the year in this area. It is also an easy drive to Baton Rouge, New Orleans and the North Shore. Global Wildlife, an animal park, is only a 15 minute drive. Neighboring Ponchatoula (our sister city) is know for it's strawberries in Spring and their antiques year-round.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Pet Fee $50

Pet Fee varies depending on pet and length of stay. Each pet is subject to approval.
Deposit varies with length of stay. A credit card number can be taken in lieu of deposit if preferred
Staying more than two nights but less than a week? Ask about a discount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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