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1929 Beautifully Renovated Home 4 Blocks From Ferry to French Quarter

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Queen/Full Sleeps 6 with full Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room, & Laundry

This is a Raised 'Shotgun' Double built in 1929, completely renovated in 2006. The rental includes Living Room, Dining Room, Full Kitchen w/ Island, Laundry, 2.5 Baths, 3 Bedrooms (2 Queen/1 Full), Front and Rear Porches, & Back Yard.


Owner
Bruce Blew
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Bruce Blew

Hello! My name is Bruce. Welcome to New Orleans. I am a retired Chemical Engineer, who presently owns & operates The Junque Shop Antique Store in the Faugborg Marigny, at the base of world famous Frenchmen Street. I personally renovated my home in 2005-2006.

Bruce Blew purchased this house in 2005

Why Bruce Blew chose New Orleans

This is a Raised 'Shotgun' Double built in 1929, completely renovated in 2005-2006. It is located in historic Algiers Point, the second oldest settlement in New Orleans. It was built by a lumber yard owner. The walls are 6 inches thick & reinforced diagonally. The 2006 renovation opened the home to one living area upstairs.

What makes this house unique

My home is an economical alternative to the French Quarter, and yet is just a four block walk or drive to the Algiers/Canal Street Car/Passenger Ferry. Historic Algiers Point is a quiet alternative to the fast French Quarter pace, and yet close enough to enjoy the full benefits of the French Quarter and all of New Orleans.

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Kenner, LA
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Old Point/ Dry Dock/ Crown & Anchor
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
Canal Street
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Audubon Park/ Brechtel Park5
Nearest Train
2.3 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
2.3 Miles
US 90 Crescent City Connection
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Toute de Suite
Nearest Beach
64 Miles
Waveland Mississippi
Car: not necessary

My home is a four (4) block walk or drive to the Algier's Point/Canal Street Ferry. A five minute ferry ride to The base of the French Quarter leaves you by Harrah's Casino, Riverwalk Mall, Canal Mall & Cinema, and a short walk to all of the French Quarter.

Amenities

Algiers House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Pedastol Sink
  • Two Full Baths w Sink, Cabinet, Tub/Shower, & Toilet separate Bedrooms w Privacy Doors. Half Bath is located on the opposite side of Bedroom 2 towards Laundry & Kitchen w Pedastol Sink & Toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis

Reviews

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1929 Beautifully Renovated Home 4 Blocks From Ferry to French Quarter
average rating of 4.9135804 based on 81 reviews
5

Great property, gorgeous antiques, very organized

  • 5 of 5

The property location is ideal, with ferry access to New Orleans; makes it easy. Neighborhood is quaint. Bruce is a fast, clear and well organized communicator and his vrbo is clean, beautifully arranged and has all the creature comforts.

Good experience

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Hope to see you again.
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5

Girls' Trip

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as depicted in the listing. There were 6 of us, and the house was very spacious for us. We especially appreciated having the 2 full baths as well as one half-bath. The beds were very comfortable! The walk to the ferry was enjoyable - we did that 2 days and didn't have to use our car at all those days. We also ate a couple of times at the restaurants close to the ferry; we walked from that area back to our house after dark and felt perfectly safe. Our final morning, we walked around the corner to the local coffee shop, and we had an absolutely delicious breakfast. The neighborhood is really delightful. We didn't really cook much, but the kitchen was beautiful and well-equipped. The only suggestion I would make is that it would be nice to have comfortable seating for 6 in the living room, along with a TV and DVD player. The owner was very accessible if we needed him. We had a wonderful time in NOLA, and this charming house was perfect for us!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Elegant and posh

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, classic NOLA home in a quite neighborhood. But a walk to the ferry gets you to the middle of the action. The ferry ride is only $2 a person each way. Even though we would stay past the last trip back, an uber was quick and inexpensive. It sure beat paying and hunting for parking. Would stay at this house again, was definitely well worth it. And the owner Bruce was very gracious.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Loved the neighborhood and the house was great.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice and spacious house, clean and everything we needed we didn't have was available.

  • 5 of 5

Home is located in a nice neighborhood just a few minutes walk from the ferry. There is a nice coffee shop just a short walk around the corner. There is a little Park on the corner that is great for kids. The neighborhood is quite and very safe to walk around in. We had no problems getting both cars in the driveway. Great place to stay with a large group plenty of room, how the house is split you kind of have your own sides of the house and privacy.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just What I Expected

  • 5 of 5

Great stay and everything was stated correctly as to what I can expect during the visit. Will recommend & stay again for a large gathering/group. The whole process was good, easy to set up, and enjoyable for all that attended the trip. They loved the stay and how the house was setup. The ferry ride was great and owner Bruce explained things just the way it was asked of him. Thanks for making my daughter's 21st birthday the best ever. The only thing that needs to change are the streets need to be re-paved and better parking.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had s great stay and enjoyed the house. I'll have to work on the city to replace the streets. It's New Orleans.
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 9.0%

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.