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Historic Marigny Lofted Cottage Open Floor Plan WALK to Frenchmen St & Fr.Qrt.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Magical spot: beautifully renovated Cottage with lofted bedrooms sleeps four.

This property is newly refurbished and elegant when you walk in, boasting 10 foot ceilings, a fireplace and an enticing staircase leading to the lofted second floor. It also features hardwood floors, three skylights and the lofted bedrooms that make this destination a one and only tribute to New Orleans, the Marigny, Frenchmen Street and the French Quarter. This picturesque hidden gem is for Mardi Gras people, friends who want to party in the 'Big Easy', couples, and a great spot for a guys getaway or girls retreat. It sits within the gated property of an ornate 1800's Victorian Home and it is on the National Registry of Historic Properties. The neighborhood is blossoming with coffee shops, cafes and unique retail shops. If you go one block to St Claude St you have a bustling area with: karaoke, brass Bands, jazz and music of all kinds with four bars and clubs within that block of Marigny and St. Claude alone. A couple blocks down St Claude is St Roch's Market with all types of food and shops including a wellness center. New Orleans has it all: SuperBowl, Final Four, Saints, Pelicans, Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, VooDoo Fest and Southern Decadence just to name a few.

Debra & James Falco
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Debra & James Falco

We are from New England with ties to New Orleans. Our cousin lived here for many years working at LSU. Our youngest daughter attended Loyola University, graduating just recently and now working on a PHD in chemistry at Boston College. This gave us a good reason to come down and visit. We fell in love with New Orleans at first site: the music , the people , the food and our properties! The fact is, the people here are just great; so hospitable and welcoming. The experiences we have had here are heart- warming. Since our kids have all moved out we now have two dogs and other animals. The last addition to our household is from New Orleans himself, a sweet mix breed that we adopted from the street. He is a gentle, beautiful dog you see in the photo of the property! You don't have to worry though if you're not a dog lover, he is not at the Marigny street property, he is home with us!

We pride ourselves on having guests enjoy our property here. If you choose the "Painted Lady Cottage" you would have made a great decision. It is a clean NOLA style cottage with art and a homey feeling. It's a great little place with a lot of feelings and it will inspire you to love life and be yourself.

Debra & James Falco purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Debra & James Falco chose Faubourg Marigny

It's an Historic Property close to everything. It is the cottage behind the estate home called the "Painted Lady" on the National Registry and a landmark for New Orleans. Many visitors stop by just to take pictures of the beautiful Estate home which leads to the cottage around back of the estate. The Cottage is small with open lofted area and staircase that accents it's beauty. Plus, New Orleans speaks for itself: Great night life, shows, tours, entertainment, sporting events, The Garden District, Bourbon Street the French Quarter and Frenchmen St. With all the goings on here: Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, Southern Decadence, the grand Mississippi River, Jackson Square, The Super Dome, Sugar Bowl, Super Bowl and Final Four, The Saints and The Pelicans, Golf, Fishing, Parades, Parties, People; plus, Tulane and Loyola... it's the best place in the USA for a good time! Also, along the Mississippi at Jackson Square are horse drawn carriages and Café Du Monde, the home of the beignet.

What makes this cottage unique

Location, location, location and the location is simply fantastic: if you walk one block to St Claude you have jazz clubs, big bands or street performers and restaurants galore usually Cajun style, if you can handle it! If you go the other way, on Esplanade, there is The "Port of Call" restaurant or a bit further toward the Quarter you may run into a marching band or a corner quintet or a solo guitarist. They are all great and at all times of the day or night. Don't forget the neighborhood cafe and coffee shops that are everywhere. Just west is the Garden District, not far away either. Hop on the trolley at St Claude or take a cab or Uber and stroll down the magnificent St. Charles Ave. and visit the many elegant mansions, shops, hotel bars and diverse restaurants. And while there, don't forget to visit Magazine Street, another popular hangout for a great shopping, dining and entertainment experience. Continue along the trolley route to Audubon Park, the Golf Course and the Zoo. Here you will see the great architecture of Loyola and Tulane Universities. Tour the mansions neighborhoods to get another view of early 1900's New Orleans history and the Garden District. The Homes over there are spectacular, to say the least!


Faubourg Marigny Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please leave cottage in same condition upon check in. There will be an additional charge if excessive cleaning is required upon check out.
  • Please be considerate of noise level as there is a tenant in the main house on the property.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Plenty of towels and linens available.
  • full bathroom with stand up shower stall; towels and linens provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , sleeps two comfortably
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , sleeps two comfortably
  • Open loft with a bedroom on each side with skylights, accessible by staircase with safety railings. For privacy, there are curtains to hang on each side of loft. There is an air mattress for an additional guest which can be used downstairs in family room. The cottage is ideal for 2-4 guests.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
This property has all you need for your visit to New Orleans. It is walking distance to Frenchmen St for local music, food and great entertainment. Walking distance to French Quarter and the famous Bourbon Street. Walking distance to Mississippi River and French Market shopping. Best location in New Orleans! Closest corner is Marigny St. and Rampart St. next to the OLD TOWN INN!


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Historic Marigny Lofted Cottage Open Floor Plan WALK to Frenchmen St & Fr.Qrt.
average rating of 4.5757575 based on 33 reviews

Exceptional spot and accessible to everything and space was comfortable. Perfect for Nola getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this clean, cozy cottage at the back of the property. What impressed is it's location! We walked to Frenchmen St and the French Quarter in minutes. We ate, drank and and listened to jazz and rock groups all over the city! It's simply a great place to getaway and enjoy NewOrleans! The owners were available whenever we had a question.

The "Joint" has the best BBQ food in the Bywater along the Mississippi!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nola trip

  • 4 of 5

The house was very nice and clean. However it was not as close to the French quarter as we all thought it would be. We had to uber every time otherwise it would be like a 25 minute walk and we weren’t sure how safe the area was at night. The downstairs portion of the house gets very cold while the loft if you leave the heat on it gets extremely hot. There was not really a balanced temperature which was a bit frustrating. Overall it was a nice place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it. Very comfortable. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

It was really perfect for us. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Floor Plan & Location

  • 3 of 5


- Great proximity to French Quarter attractions. We walked daily and enjoyed the scenic route.

- Ample street parking

- Perfect size for two adults. I loved the floorplan.


- As mentioned in previous reviews, the cottage could use a little TLC. We waited to report plumbing issues since it was a holiday, but the toilet had low water pressure and sulfur smells since our arrival Thankfully the owner was able to send someone once we reported them. I encourage future guests to report immediately because older homes can have serious issues.

- There was leftover trash inside and a feminine product left on the front stairs when we arrived. I researched nearby properties in the $100 to $200 a night range, and the $100 cleaning fee is steep in comparison... so I would expect that those things would have been cleaned up prior to our arrival.

- We had a few odd interactions with the tenant in the main house. For example, she cursed out the plumber for blocking her driveway. A simple request to move the car would have been sufficient.

- A couple of the boards by the front door on the porch were quite loose and I could see that posing a problem in the future.


- Kebab (Mediterranean down the street) was underwhelming. Would not return.

If you love music but don't want to head to Frenchmen, make sure to check out the following:

- Vaughan's Lounge is an awesome dive bar nearby (we Ubered). Saw great live music (Corey Henry) who plays there on some Thursday nights.

- Also an easy Uber to Bullet's Sport Bar where Kermit Ruffins plays on Thursdays at 6pm.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great location within walking distance to great restaurants on Frenchman street.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was absolutely adorable. We were able to park right out front with no issues, and didn't drive the entire weekend. Perfect location. Cutest coffee shop, Who Dat, right around the corner. Would def stay here again. Thanks so much for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, it is a magical area with so much to do. We are glad you found everything in order and hope you will book again. New Orleans is the number 2 destination in America for vacationers!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Louis Armstrong Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Kajuns Pub
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Canal Street Ferry to West Bank
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Audubon Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
St Claude and Elysian Fields
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
St Roche at St Claude
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain
Car: not necessary

This residence is one block to Elysian Fields and another two blocks to Esplanade. There is public transportation one block away at the corner of St Claude and Elysian Fields. The cottage is only 2 blocks to Frenchmen Street with many restaurants and music establishments and another 3 blocks to the French Quarter. Many nights you will actually see live brass bands playing on the street at Frenchmen St.

On Frenchmen Street there is an 'art gallery' for all your Nola treasures and your shopping pleasure. It is also about a ten minute walk to Bourbon Street! The Super Dome is 2 miles and the Garden District about 4 miles. This is a great place to come for Tulane and Loyola graduations! Louis Armstrong Park is only about 1/2 mile walk. The Mississippi River tours are just a short walk away along with Harrah's Casino and the famous Café Du Monde and the Original French Market coffee stand. Additionally, Canal street is a bit further up which runs into Bourbon Street and the Parade routes. There are coffee shops, local bars with entertainment and some of the best food New Orleans has to offer. Decatur Street is the place for some of the best seafood around. Enjoy the street music daily which is an integral part of the home of Jazz music, New Orleans! There is also a horse race course 3 miles called the Fairgrounds.




Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are based on up to 4 people per night. Additional guests are charged $25 per night, per person.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Unless arranged otherwise, check-in is 3:00 PM and check out is 11:00 AM!
Cancellation Policy: 100% if canceled 30 days prior to arrival date.

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

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