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Premium Apartment In Heart Of Warehouse District

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 BR/1BA With Front And Rear Balconies

Fully furnished and premium decorated second floor apartment approximately 1000 square feet. Original historical features from the 1840s have been maintained and preserved. Open floor plan connects Living/Dining Room and Bedroom. King bed in bedroom and queen sleeper in living room. Original pocket doors allow separation of two rooms for privacy as needed. Semi private balcony overlooking courtyard. WIFI, Cable TV, Bluetooth Speakers, Central A/C Heat and W/D. One off street parking spot available if needed.


Owner
Damon
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

Why Damon chose New Orleans

The elegant townhouse at 838 Camp Street was designed by James Harrison Dakin (1806-1852), an influential architect in New Orleans who also designed the landmark St. Patrick’s Cathedral down the street. The land was first owned by Gasquet, Parish & Co., a commission merchant company largely responsible for the initial development of the American Sector. Construction on this townhouse, originally one of nine sister “rowhouses,” began in the early 1840s.

The first known inhabitant of the townhouse was Walter Cox, a cotton merchant and owner of the cotton firm W. Cox & Co. established in 1858. It appears that the Civil War resulted in Cox’s firm going bankrupt, as his home was sold in a sheriff’s auction in 1867. The house was purchased by attorney Alfred J. Philips, partner in the esteemed New Orleans firm of Roselins & Philips. Sometime during the 1870s, ownership of the property transferred from Philips to his brother-in-law, influential attorney John Blackstone Cotton from Georgia, who married Alfred’s younger sister Sophia in 1852. Blackstone served as a New Orleans City Attorney in 1850, as a District Judge (1853-1857) and as Superintendent of Elections (1857-1858). During the Civil War, Cotton served as a Confederate Army Officer from 1861 until he fell ill in the field in 1862.

Margaret Robinson Barnett (1887–1977) purchased the property in May of 1921. Margaret owned and operated “Dixie Stove Works” out of what is now the property’s commercial space at 840 Camp. The company boasted itself as “the South’s largest manufacturer of stove parts.” Margaret and her husband also housed “Roomers” in the properties residential units beginning in 1930. These renters hailed from such varied places as Germany, New York, Louisiana, Minnesota, and South Dakota. The residence had become primarily commercial in the latter half of the 20th century, with Dixie Stove Works as its last commercial occupant.

Amenities

Arts-Warehouse District Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Private bedroom with king-sized bed. (Living room has full-sized pullout sofa sleeper.)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading
Notes:
Beautifully renovated and furnished apartment in historical home the heart of the Warehouse District. Property is near Camp and Julia Streets. Within walking distance from Super-dome, French Quarter, WWII museum, great restaurants and everything else the city has to offer. Apartments have all amenities and appliances, including dishwashers, w/d, central a/c & heat, cable and WIFI. All units have balcony areas. One off-street parking spot is available for each rental.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Premium Apartment In Heart Of Warehouse District
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
4

Chic Warehouse District Apartment on New Orleans

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our apartment in the Warehouse District, which was quiet and out of the noisy craziness of the French Quarter. It was a nice walk to the French Quarter and only a few blocks from the St. Charles Street streetcar so we thought the location was perfect. The apartment looked like something out of a Restoration Hardware catalogue! Lovely. My only criticism would would be that I would give the bathroom and kitchen a C- (max) for cleanliness. Over all, however, we thought it was quite a find and we were happy to have found such a nice apartment in an historical building.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great location!

  • 3 of 5

I would give this apartment a 5 stars for customer service. Our host was so attentive and helpful. He met us at the apartment even though we were late getting there and explained everything completely. He was always just a text or phone call away and immediately responsive. The owner's rep, Kevin, was heads above what I have come to expect over the past five years we have come to visit our son on numerous occasions and rented in all areas of the city.

The unit was clean and pretty much as shown in the listing. I have shared my concerns with the owner as to improvements. However, they are minor and this property is such a great value for it's location.

We could not have asked for a better location. Two blocks to the WWII museum and other amazing art museums, one block to the Julia street

art galleries. If you want a true local flavor, try LaCasita bar on Julia Street, great happy hour. The appetizers and drinks are worth the visit. Not to mention Pesche and our favorite Cochon, just minutes away. It is a wonderful walk to the Quarter, maybe 20 minutes, through beautiful historic buildings in the business district. We spent all day and not enough time at the amazing WWII museum and our tired feet were so happy it was only about 2 blocks back! I even forgot to mention the parking. That is such a huge plus if you are driving or renting a car or visiting someone with a car.

My only reason for not four stars are the minor concerns I shared with the owner (I am a very spoiled visitor to NO) and that it is not quite ready for this level but given the price it is a true taste of New Orleans charm,. It is a very local, architecturally correct building. With only a few minor improvements, I would definitely rent this unit again.

Thank you for sharing your place.

June

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this apartment was perfect for us. It was large and spacious, Within a mile walk of all the activities on our to do list and close to the convention center where I had some meetings before having a few days of fun. Everything went very smooth with Damon's assistant Kevin ensuring we had what we needed for an enjoying stay in NOLA. We relayed on a couple of small suggestions such as having incidentals like coffee filters in the kitchen and shampoo etc in the bathroom. All in all, it was a great place for a couple on a getaway!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A really great experience

  • 5 of 5

My very first impression of the building is that it's charming and very representative of the neighborhood. The entrance/foyer/staircase is elegant and grand without being stuffy. I could not help but be impressed with the apartment's large size. Two very generously sized rooms, beautifully furnished - a nice kitchen and bathroom (nothing special - but clean and functional) - and my favorite part - a large porch with a comfy sofa.

I was attending a professional conference at the Convention Center - and it was so nice to get away from busy carpeting and too-bright lights. I hosted a little get-together at my place for business associates, and everyone was impressed with how nice my place was. I also stopped in at some of my colleagues hotel rooms - which made me seriously happy that I was not in any of them.

The location is really amazing - I got lucky. The place is perfectly situated between the French Quarter, the Convention Center, and the Garden District. I was only about a block further than my friends' hotels - and it was well worth the extra 4 minutes it took to walk. I also found a great little neighborhood grocery store, lots of restaurants, and even a parade within blocks of my temporary home.

My new favorite place to stay in NOLA.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very convenient location in NOLA, attentive and courteous owner to guests needs

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended for a comfortable, convenient place in CBD section of NOLA.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

A very nice weekend getaway...;

  • 5 of 5

Well-located in the CBD. All the amenities we needed for a really nice weekend seeing family in NOLA. Owner is very nice and helpful.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
14.3 Miles
Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Circle Bar
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Union Passenger Terminal
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pêche Seafood Grill
Car: not necessary

One block from the Contemporary Arts Center, Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the D-Day museum. Great restaurant like Pêche Seafood Grill, Emeril's, Herbsaint, La Boca and Rock-n-Saki are just a few blocks away.

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Rates & Availability

Arts-Warehouse District Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Remaining April-June
Apr 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
essence
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Halloween
Oct 27 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$3,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 4.0%

I want a couple preferably older (30+). It is important the tenant is not overly loud in the unit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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