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Historic Cajun Home with Great Charm and Modern Amenities!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Circa 1890, This Historic home has lots of unique character you will not see elsewhere. Consists of 12ft ceilings and all original wood floors throughout. The master bath has a large brick walk in shower with 3 shower heads. House is fully furnished including king size bed, sofa sleeper, chair twin sleeper, 6 burner Wolf range with all the cookware you can imagine. The original millwork, hardware and painted walls have been preserved. A front porch has 2 rockers great for watching the sunrise. You can also relax on the large covered wooden deck at the rear of the home that opens onto a brick laid patio. Located in peaceful area right outside Lafayette city limits but still close to everything. Amazing place for Cajun Country visitors or anyone just looking for a getaway!

Jared Richard
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, Some French
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Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Historic Cajun Home with Great Charm and Modern Amenities!
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a place in the Lafayette/Scott area for any reason, look no further. "Book-it, Danno!" The girls and I fell in love with The Castle before we even opened the front door, and from then on we were crazy in love!! Let me throw a few adjectives out there: Clean, neat, well-appointed, well-maintained, charming, spacious, comfortable, warm, inviting, lovely, delightful, fun... I could go on and on and on. That stove... and that SHOWER!?! Robert and his family (and friends) were just as friendly and helpful as could be, promptly responding to my request on how to light the fire pit (by coming over to personally show us)! We may very well have found a permanent spot for our annual girls' weekend if for no other reason than to stay at The Castle. Since this was a girls' weekend where we planned ahead to hole-up and cook all weekend, we only ate out once: Brunch at French Press in downtown Lafayette on Sunday. Very nice and highly recommended.

As we said in the book, "Big love from Texas!" Thanks again, guys!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved The Castle. There wasn't one thing we would have asked to be different. The decor was wonderful. The kitchen was very well done. It was like a home away from home. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Laura for the sweet review! Glad you enjoyed the home and the kitchen! Love hearing good feedback! Hope you all return again soon!
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San Antonio, Texas

Back again! Best find on

  • 5 of 5

This place was even better the second time around! What a beautiful home, we'll maintained, clean, and simply a Cajon dream! This is our second trip back and just really enjoyed our stay! The owners of this property have paid attention to every little detail!! Robert, thanks for sharing your home to us! 5☆☆☆☆☆!!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you Kristie for the review! Was a pleasure having you all back for a second time. Hope to see ya'll again soon!
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The Castle

  • 4 of 5

The Castle is very nice place. It's convenient to everything that we wanted to do. It's a quiet location. Would definitely recommend it and would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tyra! Glad you had a great time during your stay at The Castle!
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Dayton, Ohio


  • 5 of 5

enjoyed our stay near lafayette la! We were in the country but less than 10 minutes to downtown lafayette.

The home is an incredible remodeled cottage with all amenities provided: WIFI, cable, Wolf range, washer/dryer and a great country - cajun radio station was tuned in upon our arrival.Dishes are washed by hand:)

Furnishings are often of vintage or antique style and clever attention has been made for placement of decorative items thru this home.

There is a huge back porch deck and also an open fire pit for plenty of people.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this review Deborah! We hope you visit us again soon.
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Great home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful! Well stocked with everything we needed--towels, cookware, dishes, etc., but not cluttered. It was clean and quiet and had a lot of antique charm, but with all the modern amenities. Mornings in the front porch rockers were heavenly. Enjoyed watching the cows and eastern bluebirds from the back porch (wooden benches are nice and sturdy.). Close to Lafayette but far enough away to feel rural. We enjoyed this historic home and look forward to staying here again. Thanks for allowing well-behaved pets!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing all the things you enjoyed about the home with us! Always a pleasure to get positive feedback. Definitely hope you return for future visits!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Lafayette Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Hole in da Wall; Cowboys Nightclub
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
The Wetlands
Nearest Motorway
2.8 Miles
Located south of I-10
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Fezzo's Cajun Seafood and Steakhouse; Richettos
Car: necessary

Acadian Village - 4.5 miles

Downtown Lafayette - ~ 6.5 miles

Acadians Mall - 5.5 miles

Rip Van Winkle Gardens - 26 miles

Tabasco at Avery Island - 33 miles

Chretien Point Plantation - 12 miles


Rates & Availability

Scott House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mardi Gras
Feb 25 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Festival Internationale
Apr 28 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Festival Acadiens
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.0%

$150.00 per night based on double occupancy - $20 additional per extra guest.
Weekends require 2 night minimum.
Special event times have a 2-3 night minimum stay requirement & possible increased rates.
Pet fee of $75 will apply to any guest who has a pet. MUST notify owner anytime pet is present.
Extended stays (1 week or longer) are an option and can be discussed.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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.
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Scott House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Extra Large Walk-in Shower / No Tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King size Bed with Simmons Beauty Rest Mattress
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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