Welcome to New-Orleans!
Bienvenue à La Nouvelle-Orléans pour les francophones! Oui, on parle francais.
We survived Katrina, no floods, ( the cottage was built on high grounds, facing the Mississippi river, where Native Indians, early French settlers and their West-African slaves used to live in the 1720's).
We are blessed and thankful. Our thoughts still go the victims of this disaster.
Come and visit our great city !
Our legendary 'Joie de Vivre' can't be lost!
Thank you very much to check availability before contacting us.
A site manager is here, living at the back of the property/ next door/ always ready to help you ).
1900 square feet, not including the front porch and front yard/ high ceilings, original mantels & cypress wood floor.
The longer you stay in N.O, the more unfit you become to live anywhere else...
Galleried Historic Creole cottage (Caribbean/Haitian style) in its tropical setting (petit jardin Gumbo Kreol traditionnel), built 1807, in a time of survival, by a wealthy free woman of colour, Madame Laporte. It is the oldest house in the legendary 'Faubourg Marigny', with original cypress woodfloor, mantels.
2 blocks from the French Quarter and Bourbon street, also 2 blocks from Frenchmen street where locals go to listen to the best traditionnal & contemporary, progressive jazz in town (14 music clubs), go to great and very affordable restaurants (créole, italian, french, japanese, lebanese... ect... ), bookstores, great restaurant and many more attractions.
Safe and very family oriented neighborhood.
Robert's fresh market is 3 blocks (groceries).
Private frontyard and front-porch.
Fully furnished with 1800's antiques from Louisiana, Paris, Versailles & Sénégal. Also, Art-Déco unique pieces found here & there.
Your perfect bohemian- shabby chic ' Nouveau-Soul/ Afro-Créole style' place to stay.
Two separate bedrooms ( a third bedroom/studio with a full bathroom with tub & classical shower is now available on the second floor )/ an elegant double parlor, living-room with a comfortable sofa bed for 2 persons/ updated kitchen/ and bathroom with shower + jacuzzi.
Sleeps 1-8 persons.
The 'best hidden secret' in New-Orleans!