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Historic Mid City Home on Streetcar Route

(26 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A 5 bedroom double 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. 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.

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Manager

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is welcome on both the front porch and back balcony but please not in the house. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The house is raised and requires 5 steps up to access. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Two dining areas- one on each side. One side fits 4-6, the other side fits 8-10....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace:

    But it is just for show!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Street parking is never hard to find!...moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    I have a kayaking tour business that takes people on educational tours of the swamp. I would love to have you join a tour! Check it out at lostlandstours.org ...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 9%

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: I am a born and raised seventh generation New Orleanian, and am the 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.

Why Mid-City, New Orleans, LA, USA:
The Okra Inn is a double, so it can be rented as a five bedroom or three bedroom place-both options offering total privacy for your group. (Note, the two sides do not connect through the interior of the house.) I chose this house because I fell in love with it 7 years ago- the stain glass and crown molding are hard to beat.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.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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Photos

  • Balcony

    Balcony

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

VRBO #608073

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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