This spacious apartment has an enclosed and comfortable front porch where guests can sit out and enjoy the cool of the evening while sipping their favorite beverage. The living room has a 32" TV and DVD player with a selection of music and movies for your enjoyment. The living room sofa opens into a queen bed. The entire apartment has lots of art celebrating the culture and heritage that is unique to New Orleans. The separate dining room has seating for 6 as well as a breakfast bar with 2 tall stools for a quick bite. The office area has a desk with a printer, a bookcase with a collection for your enjoyment, and a comfortable chair and lamp. The 3 bedrooms are completely separate and all have plenty of closet space. The front bedroom has a queen-sized bed; the largest rear bedroom has two XLTwins beds that can be either separate or placed together to form a king-size bed. The second rear bedroom has a queen-sized bed. There is a television in one of the rear bedrooms. The apartment has 2 full baths with a tub/shower. The enclosed rear porch leads to a landscaped yard with two patio areas. There is both a meyer's lemon tree and a blood orange tree that has just started to bear fruit. Guests are invited to pick whatever is growing. One area has table, chairs and umbrella for 4 and the other has the same configuration except for 8. Central heat and air to keep the home cool in summer and warm and cozy during winter months. While the house can sleep 8, guests are always asked to consider what is comfortable for their needs.
Guests will have a kitchen with pots/pans, dishes and flatware for 8, coffee maker, microwave, toaster and convection oven. There is an energy efficient washer and dryer in the kitchen area as well as a counter with 2 bar stools for casual dining. The cabinets are stocked with condiments, salt/pepper, spices, sugar, honey, coffee and tea. Extra sheets, towels, and blankets also provided.
Freret Street is located Uptown and is dubbed the Freret Arts and Entertainment District. It is an area that is experiencing revitalization to bring it back to its former glory. The Freret Corridor is just 8 blocks long but can claim great restaurants, cafes, a bakery, unique bar and other local flavors. Every April, the Freret Street Festival blocks the street for food trucks, musicians and over 200 vendors. The first Saturday of each month, at the corner of Napoleon and Freret is the Freret Street Market. The market is divided into food, art and flea, and is a great place to explore, eat and enjoy the music. Eat too much? Stop in at Anytime Fitness, open 24/7. Explore BrottWork Design Studio to see custom art glass or Freret Clay Center nearby. From the apartment it is just 8 blocks to St. Charles Ave. which is a major parade route during Mardi Gras. The St. Charles streetcar takes you to downtown, the Convention Center, Harrah's Casino and the French Quarters. It's 2.5 miles from the Super Dome and just a 15 walk to Tulane and Loyola Universities. For Jazz Fest, the Fairgrounds are just 5.17 miles away by car. Oschner/Baptist Hospital is a few blocks away.
A manager lives in one of the lower units and is available as needed. There are security cameras as well.
The bus stop is at the corner. It is a 20-30 min. drive from the airport depending on traffic.
Currently only two of the apartments are rented. Guests are expected to respect the privacy and overalll atmosphere of the building. Party responsibly. Pets allowed ONLY with pre-approval of the owner. Smoking on the front porch ONLY with open windows.