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Historic Mid City Home on Streetcar route

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

A 5 bedroom 1910's charmer in the heart of town!

Welcome! The Okra Inn is a renovated Camelback cottage in historic Mid City area on the Canal Street Car line. The house was formerly a double, but has been converted with doorways into one home. Enjoy a 10 minute walk to Bayou St John and City Park (home of New Orleans Museum of Art), and a 15 minute street car ride to the Historic New Orleans French Quarter. Around the corner from the famous Angelo Brocato’s and many other restaurant options. Blocks away from many other famous New Orleans restaurants, such as Mandina’s, Liuzza’s, and Katie’s. I also have tons of insider knowledge on exploring the City!

The house is great for groups, but I have neighbors who need to be respected. This house is best for groups who plan to do their partying away from the house.

More Details

Property Manager
Lindsay Pick
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Lindsay Pick

I am a born and raised seventh generation New Orleanian, and am the former co owner of Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours, we provide educational kayak tours of Louisiana's vanishing wetlands primarily by kayak. Prior to owning The Okra Inn, I was the producer and writer for a PBS television series that focused on coastal land loss in Louisiana. I received a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of New Orleans program, where I focused on issues of flood protection and coastal restoration. I believe the survival of our communities is dependent upon public interest and involvement. Being a New Orleans native, I offer an extensive knowledge of the area, and I'm educated in southern charm.

Lindsay Pick purchased this house in 2010

Why Lindsay Pick chose Mid-City

I chose this house because I fell in love with it 7 years ago- the stain glass and crown molding are hard to beat. This beauty from the 1910's has abundant space, with two living rooms and two dinning rooms and two kitchens. It's a fantastic location in beautiful Mid City, convenient for the French Quarter, CBD, Uptown, City Park, Bayou St John, the Interstate and The Lake. And I'm located right next door and easily available for questions and advice on exploring the town.

What makes this house unique

New Orleans is a City for stoop sitting and chatting with neighbors and passerby's. One of my favorite recommendations is going around the corner to the seafood market and buying a few pounds of crawfish or shrimp and sitting on the porch with some beer. In the evening time they'll be plenty of folks on their way to the popular Venezia's and Angelo Brocato's down the street. It's a great way to people watch and even meet some locals. The New Orleans tradition is to do this in a laid back and respectful way-- the friendly neighbors do react to loud parties.


Mid-City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Smoking is welcome on both the front porch and back balcony but please not in the house.
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Charming Room - 1 double
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Balcony Room - 1 double , Room
    Balcony Room 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • tennis


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Historic Mid City Home on Streetcar route
average rating of 4.645161 based on 31 reviews

Wonderful mid-town house.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at the Okra Inn. Great spot and great host. Thank y’all.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Incredibly charming property.

  • 5 of 5

Great place for our extended family who gathered for a New Orleans wedding at the Degas House. We don't get to see each other often, so this was wonderful - way better than separate hotel rooms. The Mid City location is very convenient to all. Lindsay was very helpful and accommodating. My daughter and my sister both reported being gently rocked in a bed in one of the upstairs bedrooms and we wondered if anyone else has reported this in the past. If you appreciate historic architecture and charm with modern conveniences, this place is for you. If you are offended by shabby chic and need everything ultra modern, probably not the place for you. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Holly Kotiadis

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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couldn't ask for more in a vacation stay

  • 5 of 5

Lindsay was a great communicator and a great hostess. Although we arrived a few hours early, she was happy to make arrangements with us to drop off luggage so that we could explore the city.

The property is really unique and beautiful. It is also the perfect distance from which to quickly get to Bourbon St/Superdome while also being far enough away to decompress from the madness.

Cant wait to get back there!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place. Lindsay was very nice and our experience in that house was amazing.

  • 5 of 5

Great place.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Great family space

  • 4 of 5

Location was perfect for our NOLA trip for Loyola's 2017 graduation. Lots of eateries nearby. Very friendly neighborhood with a good deal of foot traffic. Would have given 5 stars if the duplex had internal access between the two sides. Instead, entrance to each side was from the exterior doors only.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time!!

  • 4 of 5

Loved the ambiance!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
12.2 Miles
New Orleans International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Witt's Inn
Nearest Ferry
2.9 Miles
Algiers Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.7 Miles
North Course at City Park
Nearest Train
2.9 Miles
Union Passanger Terminal
Nearest Motorway
1.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Venezia's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
60.2 Miles
Bay St Louis, MS




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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