check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit
Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-829-7076
Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-829-7076

Lovingly Restored Spacious Shotgun

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the VRBO checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, in the heart of Bywater

Newly, beautifully, and lovingly restored, this outstanding historic home is immaculately clean. A serene sanctuary located in one of the liveliest areas of our city.

Two California King Pillow Top beds invite your slumber. The lovely leather sectional encourages your repose, while the kitchen insists that you prepare and partake of your victuals in contented grace.

The Bathroom!

1937 is the year that inspired this room's style. The clawfoot tub is original to the house and is sure to spark fights over who gets to soak or shower in it. Plenty of luxurious towels ensure your pleasure. Our lavatory was specially chosen for its beauty and function, as well as the ability to withstand a century or more of use. Once you seat yourself upon The Throne you will never want to stand up again, and the marble floor makes your experience one of Divinity.

Our pad is decked out in some of our favorite local art featuring people such as Red Metal, Generic Art Solutions, Jayme Kalal, Adam Farrington and Kourtney Keller.

For those of you who enjoy television, we do not offer this feature at this time. We do have Wi-Fi internet service available.

There are two king sized beds located in separate bedrooms, one queen sized air mattress and two single air mattresses. There is ample floor space but with a crowd of seven it would be cozy.

Our home is located in the main thoroughfare of the Bywater neighborhood with several restaurants and bars within a short walking distance: Oxalis, Booty's, Maurepas, Markey's Bar, Suis Generis, and Satsuma are within a block. The Country Club, a one-minute-walk, not only offers an exciting food menu and bar, but a swimming pool, hot tub, and sauna as well. There is also an excellent yoga studio, Yoga Bywater, that offers daily classes. The recently developed Crecent Park is an easy walk away and provides a sweeping view of the grand Mississippi River and downtown New Orleans.

Our neighborhood is a thriving and bustling enviornment that is a short walk, bike ride, or drive away from the Faubourg Marigny and French Quarter, and the Fairground is well within easy reach.

Come and enjoy all that New Orleans has to offer and sneak home to the comfort and bliss of our lovely home!

More Details

Jeff & Melissa
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2017


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Lovingly Restored Spacious Shotgun
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Great location, comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

The location is really wonderful. In the day we walked to the French Quarter and at night we ubered everywhere. Really great bars at the corner, the Country Club and Markeys. There were 4 of us, my husband and our 2 adult kids, one of whom slept on the inflatable mattress. The beds were big and comfortable, the rooms attractive and pleasant. There is no tv which was a bit inconvenient. The kitchen was pretty sparse: coffee, no tea, only 3 cups and a folding card table and chairs. No common coveniences like paper towels, napkins, pot holders, and oddest of all, no microwave. There are full size washer and dryer available. Hosts were accommodating and considerate. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Beautifully Updated & Most Comfortable Beds EVER

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully updated interior - just what you want from a classic NOLA double shotgun. Really cool art inside. The most gorgeous bathroom I've ever seen and a great kitchen set up.

Plus, the most comfortable beds we've ever found in a rental. Awesome place!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great place, nice neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Had there been anything to comment or complain about, I'm sure we'd have found it during our very long stay. There isn't.

Owners next door keep a respectful yet friendly distance, but are there when you need them.

Three good restaurants, one daytime and two evening, are mere seconds away. Crescent Park is at the foot of Piety, don't forget to pay a visit.

The honking of the trains at the nearby (five blocks) crossings took some getting used to, and the wifi might be a bit slow--but only if you're uploading backups of photograpy like me, otherwise you're good.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property. It was very clean and comfortable. There is a full washer and dryer which was just great with the rain we had during our stay we got soaked a couple of times! The neighbourhood is interesting with restaurants and bars within easy walking distance. If you use Crescent Park you will be at the French Market in about 15 minutes or Chartres Street takes you to Frenchmen Street in about the same time. There is also a bus route just on the corner which will take you to Canal Street but it only goes to 7 pm. The house is huge with lots of room for 3 adults and just lovely with lots of sunshine and comfortable beds. There is a full stove and frig which is so nice. There are gorgeous antiques in the house and it was just so cool to stay in a shotgun house in New Orleans. The only thing is the front entrance does not look like the picture posted so don't be shocked - open the door and beauty will greet you!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
New York

Weekend trip with 6 people

  • 5 of 5

We all had an amazing experience at this house. Jeff and Melissa were very accommodating and quickly responded to every one of our questions. The house was beautifully decorated, clean and comfortably fit our group. They also suggest places to eat and drink nearby which was greatly appreciated. The neighborhood is quirky and easy to walk to any area in New Orleans, especially Frenchman St! Overall we all had a great stay and really appreciated all of the owners help. Would recommend anyone to stay here for a weekend trip with family or friends!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

New Year's in the Bywater

  • 5 of 5

We have nothing but praise for this charming house and our time in the Bywater. Beautiful, CLEAN, comfortable accommodations. After talking to friends about some of their unpleasant experiences with bugs, and shady neighborhoods in N.O., we were anxious about what we would find. Could not have been happier. Never worried for our safety for a moment and never saw a bug!! The funky neighborhood is in a great location to access New Orleans and especially Frenchman St. and its bars and Jazz Clubs. We enjoyed some of the wonderful restaurants and bars in the neighborhood that were easy walking distance for us and our two teenage daughters. Had an awesome breakfast at Elizabeth's, that truly was one of our highlights in an event-packed 5 day stay. Walked to Cresent Park for New Year's fireworks display over the N.O. Riverfront. Met Jeff and Melissa and they quickly responded by text to any questions we had. Thanks for a most memorable stay!! Would love to return and highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Bywater House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mardi Gras
Feb 22 2017 - Mar 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
French Quarter Fest
Apr 6 2017 - Apr 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jazz Fest
Apr 19 2017 - May 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
early summer
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
labor day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 27 2017 - Nov 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $75

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Bywater House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • See main description
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Cal king. Antique armoire.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Cal King. Antique armoire.
  • Quiet. Comfortable. Inviting.
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties