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Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights


About the property

Uptown Gem w POOL

Uptown Gem Perfect for Families. Gorgeous Victorian home, sun-filled, 14-foot high ceilings, exquisite and spacious, luxuriously furnished, updated 4 bedroom, enormous living room, parlor, large kitchen and breakfast room, stately dining room, lovely sunroom leading out to lovely pool are with an outdoor shower. Updated but with original architectural details, ornate moulding, ceiling medallions. Private, well-Lit, secure entrance.

An Oasis in the safest, most beautiful neighborhood in Nola, perfect for families.

In Uptown 10 minutes from French Quarter, 3 minutes from the JCC, 1 minute from St. Charles streetcar line, 1 block to Prytania Village which boasts Le Thai, Kyoto Sushi, Crepe Nanou, Creole Creamery and Manhattan Jack Confectionary and Bakery, and 24-hour CVS. A few more blocks to Magazine Street Boutiques. 5 minutes on the streetcar takes you to the lovely Audubon Park.

Hi-speed Wifi, full kitchen w/ granite countertops, washer/dryer, central heat & a/c, Kentwood Springs water cooler, off street parking, security system, garbage service, fresh linens all included.

An Orleanean Sanctuary In The Heart Of Uptown w Pool

A relaxing sanctuary... Not a party house but perfect for families. We look forward to hearing from you

More Details

Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2018

About Tom

Tulane Professor

Tom purchased this house in 2012

Why Tom chose Uptown

The big old houses of New Orleans, architecturally distinct inside and out, are the treasures of the city. This house is one of them. Lovely pool, Updated interior with classic details, beautiful open space and light often hard to find in Nola houses. The location is unusual in that it is in walking distance to many stores, amenities, the streetcar, a beautiful library.

What makes this house unique

Swimming, unique architectural details, wonderful, quiet, privacy, open space and light, yet minutes walk from restaurants, bank, shops and more.


Uptown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3.5 bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Everything available at your fingertips. Owners available for questions 24/7


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We took two families, 4 adults and 5 children (ages 3-9) to New Orleans for spring break. It was everyone's first time visiting. The house is on a beautiful, quiet, family friendly street only two blocks away from the nearest St. Charles trolley stop. Even with five young children, we did not have to use our cars during the entire stay with the exception of one very stormy day that would have made the trolley difficult for the kids. We walked to the trolley every morning, explored different areas of the city during the day, enjoyed the pool for a couple hours after returning in the afternoon, and were able to walk from the house to a different restaurant each night, all of which were wonderful. We almost could not believe how much convenient access we had to all of the different things we wanted to do. The owner was there to meet us when we arrived, was very responsive to questions during our stay, and provided us with great recommendations for restaurants, and activities for the kids. The house had more than enough sleeping and living space for all of us, and although we didn't really use the kitchen for anything, everything looked in great order. I would definitely recommend this location for anyone traveling to New Orleans who enjoys busy days in the city and peaceful nights at home.


  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious House, perfect location, just a little tired

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time in this house and for the 7 of us we had plenty of room, the house is extremely spacious. Tom the owner was extremely helpful even though he was out of the country always responded to emails very quickly. The location was perfect literally 5 mins walk to the streetcar (trams) and about 10 mins the other way to the Bus - we used them everyday. The Kitchen was a good size however we did struggle with the amount of cups, plates and cookware for the 7 of us and number of pieces of china were chipped or cracked and certainly not enough crockery to use the dishwasher as once full their was very little left in the cupboard. We didn't use the oven as the door didn't close and the bottom one didnt work plus it wasn't very clean so we used the hob which was fine however we were sure we could smell gas but having spoken to Tom he assured us it was all perfectly safe. The Pool was a good size and was very welcoming after a very hot day out however the surroundings of the pool do need attention - just concrete which was old and tired and a number of weeds growing - could do we a few more seats outside their were 2 chairs and 3 camping chairs which we had to get out from between the pool and pump house and clean off. The outside shower was definitely a bonus - lovely and warm and perfect to have a proper shower after you have used the pool. All in all we had a fantastic holiday and thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the house - it is just a little on the tired side and certainly needs restocking with crockery and pieces of furniture replaced rather than covered up. One other thing it would of been nice to have had a book with information on how to work some of the appliances and also a folder with information on local things to see and do.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great location uptown - we walked to local coffee shop and ice cream parlor. Easy walk to the streetcar to the quarter. Perfect house for 2 families- very very family friendly and oriented. Tom greeted us upon arrival and he could not have been more pleasant, encouraging us to make ourselves at home. It was well appointed with minor quirks but we never felt we needed anything nor that it was upscale in a way we'd be concerned with the kids. We would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great neighborhood, great host, great house, yet furnishings don't meet the quality

  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing week at this very spacious house. The neighborhood is perfect for families or anyone who loves walking access to great restaurants, beautiful architecture, little traffic and great for a stroll or a jog. We parked two cars without a problem but also walked and rode the street car. The kitchen was well equipped with great cookware. The gas range seems very old but was of high quality and probably top of the line back in the day. We didn't use the stove. Plenty of counter and storage space. The pool is a great size for splashing around and doing a couple of strokes. It is not heated, which is probably normal but sometimes a surprise for northerners. The concrete looks old and worn. Despite all that we spent a lot of time in the pool and had a great time. There is a very functional child fence/screen that would block the entire pool from children although we didn't end up using it because we could lock the door from the house out to the pool. There is also a fenced front yard with a pergola. Back inside, the furniture is fine at first glance. But soon you notice many pieces are overly worn out. Recent reviewers must not have had a problem with the furniture which is surprising. There is a couch in each downstairs room and there are sheets on them used as furniture covers, covering up very worn upholstery. They are far below the quality I would have expected in such a nice house. The beds were comfortable for everyone in our group, but one mattress is on a box frame directly on the floor which might bother some people. The linens were mixed. Towels and most sheets were great, but some linens were worn or didn’t fit the beds right. If you have kids, they will definitely be happy here. There were so many toys, so many books, and even a little piano and some other instruments. I can’t emphasize enough how much the kid experience exceeded our expectations. And happy kids make happy parents. The bathrooms were fine and the plumbing worked but like several things in the house, might need a refresh. The host was fantastic. I’ve rented several VRBO and Airbnb and he was among the most responsive. And I think truly cared about our experience. I want to give this 5 stars because I had such a great time, but don’t want people to expect a perfectly polished rental property.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a treat!

  • 5 of 5

Usually my husband Tom and I meet our daughters and their families in NOLA for a few days every March. Up until this year, we have stayed in a hotel in the French Quarter. For this vacation, we decided we would rent a house in uptown. I'm so glad we rented this home. The owners were so gracious and were very anxious to make our stay as comfortable as possible.

Uptown is a marvelous little secret! We loved walking around and looking at all of the beautiful homes. The darling shops were so much fun (you must try the ice cream shop!) and the restaurants were crazy good! The streeetcar was only two short blocks away from the house so getting to the French Quarter was no problem.

We had family who came in from Diamondhead MS one evening to visit. We had arranged for a caterer and the dining room was just perfect for all of the family to gather around to enjoy the food and company. The house is itself is a work in progress as are the outside areas but this is not a problem. It is easy to succumb to the feel of history and charm of the house. The high ceilings, bookcases and wooden floors made this large home feel comfortable and welcoming. We would absolutely stay here again. We would like to say thank you to our hosts for letting us stay in their home and being so warm and welcoming!

Tom, Libby, and family

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are most welcome! And thank you, in turn, for being such lovely, conscience guests. We were glad your family enjoyed the place as much as you did. Please come again!
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Spacious and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place, great location, all in all... couldn't ask for more!

Thanks, and i look forward to coming back again soon. :)

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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St. James Cheese Company
Around the corner of our place. Excellent for cheese and savories of all kinds, a great plac...
LA Thai
Creole Creamery
CVS Pharmacy | Photo
La Crepe Nanou
French Bistro, lovely atmosphere, two minute walk.
Chase Bank
Upperline Restaurant
Prytania Theatre
Liberto Cleaners
Zara's Lil' Giant Supermarket & Po-boys
Whole Foods Market
CC's Community Coffee House
CC's Community Coffee House
Casamento's Restaurant
Oysters. Old School.
Laredo Printing & Graphics
If you need digital printing done this is your spot, but it is worth visiting regardless, ju...
Danneel Playground
Lovely spot. Great for toddlers, bigger kids, includes a meadow. Watch the streetcars go by ...
La Boulangerie
Wonderful spot. Fantastic bakery - all kinds of wonderful croisants, fresh bread - and coff...
Milton H. Latter Memorial Library
The books, of course, and a nice children's area. The grounds are wonderful, a park in itse...
Guy's Po-Boys
Old school and delicious.
Tulane University
Audubon Park
Bird watching galore.
Audubon Zoo
Cascade Stables
Pony rides: $5!
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Le Thai
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Audubon Golf
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Crepe Nanou
Nearest Beach
33 Miles
Pass Christian

1 block from streetcar, 3 minutes to Audubon Park & Tulane, , 10 minutes to French Quarter, 2 blocks from Crepe Nanou, Manhattan Jack, Creole Creamery, Le Thais, Kyoto and a 24 hour cvs. 5 blocks from Uptown JCC.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $400
Damage Deposit $500

Security Deposits of 20% of total rent must be made at the time of booking and will be returned within 2 weeks of departure if premises are left in good condition. Cancellations must be made 90 days in advance for security deposit to be refundable .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.