Acadian Style Home - 3.5 Miles from Downtown Breaux Bridge.(69 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home In A Quiet Rural Area Shaded By Oak And Pecan Trees
Unique Cajun Country getaway in a fully restored Acadian built house in a pastoral setting not far from Lafayette and St. Martinville. A perfect place to experience the food, music, culture, faith and 'Joie de Vivre' (Joy of Living) of the Cajun people.
'La Petite Voie de St. Therese' is situated on 2.5 acres of ancestral farmland near Bayou Teche in the heart of Acadiana. A large wrap-around porch with a swing and rocking chairs provides the ideal setting for enjoying outdoor pleasures, such as a large outdoor patio with grill, pecan, oak, cypress, and magnolia trees, azaleas, sugar cane fields, horses, birds, and squirrels. Guests will experience peace, serenity, tranquility, and southern hospitality in the heart of Cajun Country.
'La Petite Voie de St. Therese' is a fully restored l935 Acadian Home with 3 bedrooms, two full
baths, a modern kitchen, dining room, parlor/sitting room, and a music/entertainment room. The 'St. Therese' bedroom features an antique full size bed with matching vanity and armoire. It also has a connecting bathroom with antique tub and a separate full sized shower. The 'St. Mary' bedroom has a mahogany queen size bed with armoire and vanity with connecting full bath with antique tub/shower. The 'Evangeline' bedroom features a white iron single bed with vanity and armoire.
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Member since: 2013
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Pier Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 8.5%
One couple - No Fees
Two couples - $50.00
Three couples - $75.00
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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SHOP OUR HISTORIC DOWNTOWN AREAS AND DISCOVER A WONDERFUL SELECTION OF ANTIQUES, ARTS, Bayou Town Flea Market, AND UNIQUE BOUTIQUE. VISIT MUSEUMS OF CAJUN AND CREOLE HISTORY LOCATED IN ST. MARTINVILLE, THE HOME OF LONGFELLOW'S EVANGELINE. TASTE AUTHENTIC CAJUN AND CREOLE CUISINE IN OUR MANY FAMILY OWNED RESTUARANTS AND CAFES, FEATURING LIVE CAJUN & ZYDECO MUSIC; ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY MORNINGS AT CAFE DES AMIS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN BREAUX BRIDGE, AND VOTED ACADIANA'S BEST BURGER IS ANGELLE'S RESTAURANT LOCATED ON BRIDGE STREET. OTHER POPULAR RESTAURANTS INCLUDE PONT BREAUX'S CAJUN RESTAURANT, CRAZY 'BOUT CRAWFISH, MAIN STREET PIZZA, JOIE DE VIVRE, BUCK AND JOHNNY'S PIZZA. MUST DO ACTIVITIES INCLUDE LAKE MARTIN BIRD SANCTUARY AND SWAMP TOURS. TRAVEL TO HENDERSON - THE GATEWAY TO THE ATCHAFALAYA BASIN, WHOSE ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE McGEE'S AND WHISKEY RIVER LANDING. ON SATURDAY NIGHTS
VISIT LA POUSSIERE (DUST) FOR CAJUN DANCING.
Year Purchased: 1985
About the owner: I am a direct descendant of the original Acadian people. My ancestors were deported from Nova Scotia to France. The Spanish government transported Acadian exiles from France to Louisiana on the ship 'Le Saint Remi,' and it arrived in Louisiana on September 9, 1785. I was raised in a family of seven children . Since I was the oldest girl I helped my parents with the younger children, and helped in the family business. In high school I was a cheerleader, a band member, and in l960 I was crowned the 1st Crawfish Queen. I love music, cooking, gardening, and flower arranging. I have four beautiful children and twelve grandchildren. I love speaking in French, and meeting people.
Why the Owner Chose St. Martinville, LA, USA:
In June 1986, my Mother gave me two and a half acres of property that belonged to her grandfather, Renee Chauffe, Sr. It was through the grace of God that I stumbled onto an old house built by Andre' Boudreaux in 1935. I was taken by surprise when in the house there was a picture of Christ as the High Priest holding the Chalice and the Eucharist and it said,'Christ Wants Your Heart.' I knew instantly that this house was very special, and in 1989 I began remodeling it with the understanding that one day I would love to tell my story of 'La Petite Voie'. I am so proud of my Acadian heritage and so thankful that my mother and father gave me a piece of history and today it is my privilege to invite guest to feel the peace and tranquility of 'La Petite Voie de St.Therese.'
The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is with true devotion that I invite you to 'La Petite Voie' de St. Therese knowing full well that you will feel the Spirit of Peace, Love, and Understanding. The home accommodates 5 people comfortably with a precious full kitchen, and a lovely dining area. The living area, bedrooms, and bath are enhanced with antique furnishings and allows one to feel that they are taken back in history. A small box of Coty powder is placed on the bedroom vanity exactly like I remember it in the Chauffe Plantation House. The foyer and the living area is really quite charming and there you will enjoy satellite TV, music video, and books to read. Guest will definitely feel comfortable on the outdoor wrap around porch with a swing, cypress rockers, and sofa sitting areas. A unique cypress piece is the outside cistern that preserves water for watering the plants. There is statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus that comes from the Convent in Grand Coteau and a statue of St. Therese, my patron saint, was given to me by my RCIA class. The azalea bushes in the springtime are beautiful and the live oak trees are so stately and are always bursting with beauty. There are pecan, golden rain, red tip maple, magnolia, and Bradford pears trees that are waiting to greet you when you come to visit. It will be a pleasure to welcome you into my home with heartfelt gratitude. Come share an experience of Cajun Country hospitality. and a retreat away from home. ,
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This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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