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Experience South Louisiana Nature on the Bayou in This Private, Gated Estate.

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

Raised Acadian cottage on 8 park-like acres with 550' of water frontage and 30+ live oaks. Enjoy nature's paradise in this newly renovated 100 year old home. See pelicans, egrets, rabbits, fox, deer, and an occasional alligator. Bring your boat or rent one up 'da bayou'. Fish or crab from the pier and or if you prefer, Kenney's Seafood ( 1mi.) has fabulous live and cooked seafood including crawfish. Enjoy water sports on the bayou or relax in the large swimming pool. Large back and front porches, as well as ample space to grill, boil and eat under the house. Four bedrooms/four baths, three large living areas, gameroom, wet bar, stainless appliances in kitchen, granite countertops, completely renovated. Three bedrooms have queen beds, one bedroom has a single bed and a double bed. New mattresses and bedding, and always clean. The Bayou Liberty area of Slidell is thirty minutes to the French Quarter on I-10.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be 25 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    the steps make it impossible and there is no elevator...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    This bedroom has an adjoining bathroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This bedroom shares a bathroom with bedroom one ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4

    Master bedroom. Bath has jacuzzi tub and sep. shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    bedroom one has a twin bed, and a double bed...moreless

  • Bedrooms one and two have wooden floors. Bedrooms three and four have new carpet. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Master bathroom has private toilet area...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2 is by the gameroom and also services the outdoor areas and pool...moreless


  • Books
  • Game Room:

    upright video cabinet with 80 video games. Ping pong table. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Several board games...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    full cable services...moreless

  • Stereo:

    wireless blue tooth speakers for Pandora or ipod music....moreless

  • Television:

    two televisions with cable...moreless

  • Video Games


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Property is located on an 8 acre tract with century oaks, directly on Bayou Bonfouca (deep water)....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    There are three dining areas. Informal dining in kitchen, formal dining in dining room and and outdoor dining area on back porch....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed internet and wifi included with rental. Password on third floor or call owner for details....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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

    stainless steel appliances, new cabinetry and granite countertops, wood floors, small breakfast area...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Front and rear porches overlooking the grounds and waterway. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Functional boat slip on property. Bring your own or boats can be rented up the bayou at Slidell Marine. Five minute, lovely ride to the Lake down scenic Bayou Bonfouca....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Space under house relaxing or getting out of the sun or rain. Breezy and cool....moreless

  • Golf:

    Several public courses nearby...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    8 manicured acres...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal burning kettle type grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Ski gear can be rented at Slidell Marine....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    with jacuzzi. Pool and jacuzzi not heated....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer rates
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,950 $7,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$2,800 $7,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee $175

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Slidell, LA
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Oak Harbor Course, Pinewood Course
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Highway 11, Slidell
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nathan's Restaurant and Nick's Bar
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulfport, MS

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: I'm born and raised in New Orleans. I currently work in New Orleans but live on the North Shore of New Orleans. My family (three children) grew up in this house until Katrina took it away. 8 years later, the kids are all in college, we live in another house but have just finished bringing this one back. We can't forget the wonderful memories, the great times or the tremendous ambiance of this place. So we use it when we can. But you can use it when we can't!! Don't miss out on the Bayou Moon from the rear porch. It is truly special..

Why the Owner Chose Slidell, LA, USA:
We bought it because it was on the navigable bayou (5 mins to Lake Pontchartrain by boat), we could water ski, boat, fish, crab or just enjoy the awesome wildlife and nature that the bayou affords. We bought it because of the 8 acres (which we cleared and now manicure), and the 30 plus oak trees with Spanish moss, some of which are over 200 years old. We've played many football, soccer, and baseball games in the large fields. Drive a golf ball or fly a kite! We named it Bayou Moon, because for all its splendor, at the end of the day when you sit on the back porch and look up - you see this awesome moon reflecting on the bayou! This area is a historic Creole settlement that dates back into the 1700's. So after we bought it, we got to know our wonderful neighbors, many of whom are ancestors of the original settlers. FYI before we could rebuild this house after Katrina, it needed to be raised and we just completed this 'raise and renovate' six months ago.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
There are so many unique features of Bayou Moon. The nature, the wildlife, the expanse of the acreage, the oak trees, the privacy, the water frontage, the water sports, the fishing and crabbing, the boat dock, the swimming pool, the house with its incredible views, the porches and decks, the gameroom but most of all the Bayou Moon!

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Front of home

    Front of home

  • Living area on main floor

    Living area on main floor

  • wetbar and fireplace

    wetbar and fireplace

  • kitchen w granite and stainless appliances.

    kitchen w granite and stainless appliances.

  • gameroom


  • view from top floor deck of back four acres

    view from top floor deck of back four acres

  • main floor bedroom #2

    main floor bedroom #2

  • upstairs living area

    upstairs living area

  • master bathroom with hot tub and separate shower

    master bathroom with hot tub and separate shower

  • fourth full bathroom

    fourth full bathroom

  • view of back yard and Bayou Bonfouca

    view of back yard and Bayou Bonfouca

  • Bayou Bonfouca

    Bayou Bonfouca

  • View from front porch

    View from front porch

  • entry, wet bar, dining area and main living room

    entry, wet bar, dining area and main living room

  • living area

    living area

  • kitchen and informal dining area w/view into gameroom

    kitchen and informal dining area w/view into gameroom

  • rear porch with view of grounds

    rear porch with view of grounds

  • main floor bedroom

    main floor bedroom

  • main floor bathroom

    main floor bathroom

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • 4th bedroom

    4th bedroom

  • view from the rear of home

    view from the rear of home

  • Bayou Bonfouca

    Bayou Bonfouca

  • Bayou Bonfouca

    Bayou Bonfouca

VRBO #493304

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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