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Classic Shotgun Near Beautiful City Park, Lafitte Greenway & 2 Streetcar Lines!

(19 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, *Sleeps Maximum of 4 Adults; 5 with kids

This property is located in the City Park section of Mid-City New Orleans, where you can live like a local in a great neighborhood, three short blocks from the ancient live oak trees and 1,300-beautiful acres of New Orleans City Park. The house has a nice front porch and private backyard. It is a five minute walk to the Canal Street or Carrollton Street streetcar lines, Lafitte Greenway (20 minute bike ride to the French Quarter), New Orleans Botanical Garden, Museum of Art, plus plenty of local restaurants and bars.The property is one full side of an owner-occupied, newly renovated, classic New Orleans shotgun double house. There are two bedrooms, each with a sizable closet and new queen size beds. There is a brand new eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops and fully stocked stainless steel appliances. Living room has a flat screen TV with roku and a sofa sleeper. New bathroom with shower and bath and central a/c & heat throughout.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Queen size bed, double door closet and chest of drawers...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Queen size bed, double door closet and chest of drawers...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Although we do not have off-street parking, we do generally have sufficient and safe on-street parking either on our block or the blocks adjacent to ours. All standard parking regulations apply for our neighborhood: * Parking is prohibited within 15 feet of a fire hydrant. * Parking is prohibited within 20 feet of intersections, crosswalks or stop signs. * Parking is prohibited against the flow of traffic. * Parking is prohibited within 3 feet of a driveway on either side. * Parking is prohibited on a parade route 2 hours before the parade start time. ...moreless



  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster




from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer Special
May 30 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
July 4th/Essence
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Special
Jul 5 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$135 $155
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $55
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


The maximum capacity of our home is 4 adults. A 5th guest (child), is an additional $25 per night.

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancellation occurs 30 days or more before check in date; 50% refund if cancellation occurs 14 days or more before check in date.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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Car: Not Necessary

City Park is 3 short blocks away. The 1,300-acre Park is one of the nation’s oldest and most unique urban parks. The Park features the oldest stand of Live Oaks, plenty of paths for walking, running and biking, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Botanical Gardens, New Orleans Museum of Art, Playgrounds, Amusement Park, Miniature Golf, Storyland, Beignets and Cafe' au lait at Morning Call, and much more.

Local restaurants, bars, and cafes ~1/8-1 mile away. Plenty of unique local offerings.

Canal Street and Carrollton Street Streetcar lines ~5-10 minute walk away. These two streetcar lines (called trolleys in other regions) are primary public transportation arteries to get you downtown, to the French Quarter, Riverbend, Audubon Zoo/Park and the Garden District.

Bayou St. John- ~3/4 mile away. Early portage of the Mississippi River that attracted early explorers, traders, trappers and settlers.

Fair Grounds Race Track ~1 mile away. Thoroughbred horse racing November-March and site of the iconic New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

French Quarter ~2 miles away. Travel down Orleans or Esplanade Avenues and be in the historic French Quarter in minutes.

Audubon Zoo ~3 miles away. Either jump on the Carrollton Streetcar or a short drive away.

Lake Pontchartrain ~3 miles away. Travel up Marconi Drive to the south shore of this beautiful lakefront.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome ~3.5 miles away. Where the New Orleans Saints play home games and the annual College Football Sugar Bowl is held. Plus many other events.

Morial Convention Center ~4 miles away.

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve ~12 miles away. Great trails to walk and explore local bayous, swamps and visit their interpretive center.

Mardi Gras Parades ~1/4-5 miles away. Plenty of traditional Mardi Gras parades pass close to this house, including Endymion, the Saturday before Carnival Day.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We're native New Orleanians

Why the Owner Chose City Park, New Orleans, LA, USA:
We searched long and hard to find a place in this neighborhood because we love it so much. The property is a true New Orleans classic.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Proximity to: City Park, the Botanical Gardens, New Orleans Museum of Art, NOLA Sculpture Garden, Bayou St. John, The Canal and Carrollton street car lines, The Lafitte Greenway (20 minute bike ride to the French Quarter), the Fair Grounds Race Track, the French Quarter, Lake Pontchartrain, plenty of truly great local, long-standing restaurants, cafes, and bars, Jazz Fest, Bayou Boogaloo and a number of the best Mardi Gras parades, are all lagniappe!

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

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  • Bathroom vanity

    Bathroom vanity

  • Washer and dryer located onsite

    Washer and dryer located onsite

  • Living room showed with sofa sleeper

    Living room showed with sofa sleeper

  • Morning Call Beignets

    Morning Call Beignets

  • Second Line Brewery

    Second Line Brewery

  • Mid City Sunset + A. Brocato Spumone & Ice Cream

    Mid City Sunset + A. Brocato Spumone & Ice Cream

VRBO #569334

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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