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Victorian Shotgun Home In The Heart Of New Orleans. 1

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom Private Victorian Shotgun Home In The Heart Of New Orleans.

This is a spacious shotgun style home dating back to the early 1900's. Here in New Orleans we like our old homes to be quirky and pleasantly crumbly in all the right spots. We hope that you enjoy the authentic character that brings to your stay. There is a queen bed, 2 full sized European pillow top beds and a queen sleeper sofa. You will be staying on the first street that begins Central City and is adjacent to the Garden District. It is a working class family neighborhood with many generations of the same family on one street. I lived in this house for 12 years and have a great deal of respect for the neighborhood's uniqueness and deep historical roots. If you're lucky, during your stay, you might catch a Mardi Gras Indian 2nd line parade. Although it's quiet in the house, once you open the front door you'll hear the sweet sound of a brass band coming down the street. During Mardi Gras time the Uptown daytime and nighttime parades are only 1 1/2 blocks from the front door! On the corner is Verret's bar and lounge. They have a full bar and back patio where music and dancing can be enjoyed. Occasionally they serve food such as a Monday night pig roast.

The Saint Charles street car can take you to the French Quarter or further Uptown to the Audubon Zoo and University Area. It is not heated or cooled, so please keep that in mind when dressing for the day. The city bus is also an option and will meet you at the same stop.

There are a couple of cab companies that I would recommend but are unreliable during our cities major festivities. Also available for your transportation needs are bike rental shops. If you are driving, there is free parking on the street. Uber is also a great service this city can offer.

Wireless internet is available. There is also a fully functioning kitchen with dishwasher. Although with all the excellent restaurants within walking distance, you probably won't be using the kitchen much. My husband and I love this city and its rich history. We'll be happy to give any recommendations or answer any questions you may have. We are also more than happy to hand over the keys and give you your privacy. We no longer live on the premises but are a phone call, text, or 15 min drive away.

Please note that when traveling in the summer, specifically July and August, that Louisiana gets extremely hot and humid. Private homes will be on the warmer side. My family and I lived in the home for 12 years and found the window units in each room to be more than sufficient. If you're used to ice cold air conditioning or have never been to a tropical climate than a hotel may be a better fit for you.

This property is a licensed and registered short-term rental with the city of New Orleans #17STR-09866

More Details

Owner
Kelly Thompson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
15.8 Miles
MSYLouis Armstron New Orleans International Airpor
Nearest Barpub
Verettes Bar and Lounge
Nearest Train
1.8 Miles
Amtrak New Orleans

Amenities

Faubourg Delassize House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Victorian Shotgun Home In The Heart Of New Orleans. 1
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews
5

Wonderful place at a great location.

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I couldn't ask for a nicer place and better experience. The location was perfect for our group with the house being half way between the French Quarter and Tulane University. The home was very clean, cool (air conditioning), and comfortable. The shotgun style home was New Orleans at its best. And most of all, the owners were very accommodating to our travel needs. I can't say enough about the place and our stay. If available - this is the place to book. Good luck and enjoy.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming home but neighborhood is pretty rough.

  • 3 of 5

The good:

-Home is charming

-Owner is very good at communication

-A/C works great

-Very close to a bar and convenience store

-Price

The bad:

-Neighborhood is pretty rough (Homes down the street abandoned, people out on streets 24/7, looks like high drug abuse, while getting bottled water from liquor store four doors down, I witnessed store manager chasing someone with a broom. When I asked him what was going on he said the guy was trying to sell crack in front of the store)

-Beds are not the most comfortable (Especially the one closest to the kitchen)

-We saw multiple cockroaches in the kitchen during our stay and one actually made his way into my suitcase (This could be completely normal for this part of the country, I am not sure. I don't really know. First time in the south during warm humid summer weather)

Overall, pricing was very reasonable and I did not mind the cockroaches too much, but this trip was with myself and 3 other grown men. If I come back with my wife and children I will probably find something in a different neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great space & location

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for a big group! Easy to check in/out. Great space and location.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This place is soooo cool! It is New Orleans. Will recommend over any Hotel!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here on a short visit to NOLA. The Neighborhood is safe and friendly. We walked daily to St Charles to get on the trolley to go to the Quarter. The pics don't do it justice. It is beautiful inside. Beds are comfortable and clean. The house is VERY clean. I would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge, LA
5

Highly recommended!!!

  • 5 of 5

Kelly's place was immaculate! Beds were extremely comfortable and the place was beautiful! Perfect location to everything. Neighborhood was great and nice neighbors. Will defiantly come back! Highly recommended for family events

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon
5

Darling shotgun house in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this house! The Gracious cafe and bakery was 2 blocks away and delicious for your morning coffee and treats!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.