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2 Story Penthouse!!!

Faubourg Lafayette, New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Apartment
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Spectacular Elegance and Views in Private 2 story 3 bed 2 1/2 bath Penthouse

One of a kind, 2 story, penthouse apartment on 3rd and 4th floors of historic 1850s New Orleans Townhome! Best Location to see everything New Orleans has to offer! 1 Street off of St Charles, walking distance to museums, shops, restaurants or short streetcar to French Quarter, Magazine Street Antiques, Boutiques, restaurants, bars, cemetery tours, Audobon Zoo, Harrah's Casino, Superdome, New Orleans Smoothie King Arena, Historic Mansions, Golf, Riverwalk Outlets etc! This location is quiet yet right in the middle of everything! Located on a quiet street just steps away from St. Charles where Mardi Gras action is the best!


Missy Taranto

Member Since 2016
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Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Missy Taranto

We have lived in New Orleans for 15 years and the city has never been better! Come see why New Orleans is the fastest growing city in the Country! We have festivals for literally EVERYTHING! We have the best food you will find just steps away from our building! Come enjoy the music and entertainment in the Big Easy!

Missy Taranto purchased this Apartment in 2012

Why Missy Taranto chose Faubourg Lafayette

Enjoy New Orleans in this private 2 story Penthouse apartment on the 3rd and 4th floor of the 1850s townhome. Enjoy magnificent views of the Superdome and the Mississippi Bridge! The location couldn't be better to enjoy all that New Orleans has to offer! You can experience the city like the locals, steps away from St. Charles Street where you can jump on the streetcar for a short trip to the CBD for the D-Day or World War 2 Museum and local art Museums (Central Business District) or French Quarter! Stop by the apartment on your way to shopping on Magazine Street and dinner at Commander's Palace- all accessed easily from our central location! Enjoy Mardi Gras where the best throws are given! This is where the locals come for Mardi Gras! Less than a mile from the Superdome and Arena, you will easily get to the concerts and sporting events from this apartment!This private building built in the 1850s has lovingly been renovated with solid hand milled construction! The floors are antique heart pine, each door and window is custom made locally! The staircase leading the the2nd and 3rd bedrooms is hand turned on Magazine Street! The quality is evident and your stay will be even better because of the attention to detail! 3 huge bedrooms, all with king beds; Master with all marble en suite on the first floor and 2 huge king bedrooms with vaulted ceilings on the second! Gourmet kitchen with marble countertops open to living room with flatscreen tv and separate office with views of the Superdome! Fold out sofa in Living room allows for more people to share in the vacation!

What makes this Apartment unique

Best location to enjoy all of what New Orleans has to offer! Upscale custom milled renovation! Quality in every detail!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Master with King bed, flat screen tv, en suite
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, Private King with vaulted ceilings and sitting room
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, Huge King bedroom with views of Superdome!
      • 3 king bedrooms, marble bathrooms! Luxury mattresses and new furniture!


      • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Double vanity and walk in white marble shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, Powder room!
      • 2 and 1/2 white marble bathrooms!

      Location Type

        • Downtown
          Streetcar to French Quarter, Downtown, Uptown Shops! Perfect Central Location to Efficient City Transport, Walking or driving!


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      Plenty of street parking, it's a quiet street!
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Coffee, cookware,
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove


                            • Dining
                              It's New Orleans, you want to eat out!! The best restaurants await you steps from the apartment! Emerils Delmonicos, Houtons, Commander's Palace, etc all walking or a quick streetcar ride!
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Books
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television


                                    • wheelchair inaccessible


                                        • churches
                                        • festivals
                                        • health/beauty spa
                                        • library
                                        • live theater
                                        • museums
                                        • playground
                                        • restaurants
                                        • synagogues
                                        • zoo

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • antiquing
                                            • gambling casinos
                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • paddle boating
                                            • photography
                                            • scenic drives
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital
                                                • massage therapist
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • golf

                                                      House Rules

                                                      Check-in: 1:00 PM

                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                      6 Reviews


                                                      Latest reviews

                                                      Even better than expected

                                                      Nathan M.

                                                      Really nice place close to many shops / restaurants on St. Charles. Missy was an excellent host! The dishwasher broke, and she took care of it within a day - very impressive.

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      Thank you for being our guests and such wonderful guests at that! We are so glad you had a good visit and hope you will stay with us again next time you visit New Orleans!

                                                      Nice, roomy place, and a great location!

                                                      John B.Pittsburgh, PA

                                                      Stayed here with my family for a little vacation and wedding in New Orleans. The apartment is a block away from St. Charles street and the historic streetcars that run there. Tons of restaurants and bars within walking distance, and the streetcar can get you just about any where as well (Only 10-15 minute ride to the French Quarter). Missy was also really helpful, letting us check-in early and telling me a great spot for fresh coffee and beignets with no wait! I don't know when I'll get back to the Big Easy but when I do I'll look this spot up again!

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      So glad y'all had a nice visit and we appreciate he great review! We hope you will come back and stay with us again! It's hard to stay away from New Orleans! The beignets will be waiting for your return! 😀

                                                      Beautiful & cozy

                                                      Antoneia R.

                                                      This place is amazing! Not only is it beautiful but very comfortable. The beds - oh my goodness!! I slept in the master suite downstairs and the bed just wrapped itself around me. The location is great - St. Charles Ave is one street over with plenty of restaurants & bars, plus the trolley stop. The hosts were great and responded quickly to everything we asked. They definitely put a lot of thought into making the property cozy and feel like home. The penthouse is on the 3rd floor so if you can climb stairs easily, I definitely recommend staying in the penthouse. If not, try one of the apartments below. They're owned by the same hosts so I'm sure you won't be disappointed. Would absolutely stay here the next time I'm in New Orleans!

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for the beautiful review! We appreciate it and hope you come back to stay with us again soon!!!

                                                      BEAUTIFUL place we had everything we need!

                                                      Lillian T.Laredo TX

                                                      Easy central location to French Quarter.


                                                      Marquel B.

                                                      This building is absolutely stunning! We had a large group (14) of friends staying in the first floor apartment and penthouse over New Years Eve weekend (5 nights). There were 5 couples and 4 singles and this was the perfect place for us to stay. We loved the beds, they were so comfortable. Even with all those people we never felt like we were cramped.

                                                      The location was great. We were surprised by how much there was in the area to do and we were there over a day before we made it to Bourbon St. We were able to watch our home team (Ravens) play at the Blind Pelican a couple blocks away. There was a liquor store and Walgreens in walking distance where we were able to pick up a few things to stock the house. We did use the trolly, also super convenient from the house.

                                                      The only small complaint we had were there were only mirrors in the bathrooms of the penthouse. When all the girls were getting ready, it was little crowded in the bathrooms. A full length mirror or extra mirror in a bedroom would have been helpful. However, that trivial detail was the only downside to these amazing apartments.

                                                      We can't thank Missy enough for her quick responses and letting us stay in her gorgeous home. I can definitely say if we go back to New Orleans we already know where we will be staying.

                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                      We are so glad you had a great vacation! And thank you so much for the suggestion of extra mirrors! That is an easy fix and we will add this week! Thank you for taking the time to suggest and for your lovely review! We look forward to you all coming back and staying with us next time you come to New Orleans! Happy new year!!

                                                      Gorgeous townhouse, great location!

                                                      Drew P.Austin

                                                      I spent a long weekend in New Orleans before the Thanksgiving holiday, and it was fantastic. The penthouse is beautifully remodeled and had plenty of room for our group of three adults and two small children. Being only one block off St Charles is very convenient, we took the street car several times to the French Quarter and Warehouse districts. The only caveat with this property is that there are a LOT of stairs to get to the penthouse, which could be a problem if you have bad knees or limited mobility. The only other thing the property is missing is a kitchen table, but with so many great restaurants around it wasn't a problem for our group. Missy was VERY responsive and helpful - she made sure we had a fantastic experience. We look forward to visiting again soon!


                                                      Faubourg Lafayette, New Orleans, LA, USA

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