Relax on the front porch overlooking the Avenue under stately oaks or on the brick patio under banana leaves sipping a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Enjoy the great Uptown location with all its restaurants, shops and nightlife; just blocks to either St. Charles Avenue or Magazine Street. Live like a local New Orleanian, soaking in the southerly atmosphere of the Old Bouligny Plantation that once encompassed this area.
Enjoy this recently totally renovated 5000 square foot home that was built back in the 1880s which was built for a Senator. The fabulous makeover includes a new exterior which is in the same style and design that the house was originally built. The home also offers a spacious great room, four separate sleeping rooms, two bathrooms kitchens should you need it. The Napoleon House has high ceilings with beautiful chandeliers and plaster medallions to top off the exquisiteness of this home. All rooms offer ceiling fans to help keep you cool, original fireplaces as depicted by the craftsmanship of turned wood columns and decorative moldings. Other original brick fireplaces can also be seen in the bedrooms which one once served as a kitchen when initially built. Over some of the tall doorways, there are original transoms which were used to provide air flow in the home. It's all about the finer details such as the solid wood doors, decorative glass in the doors, ornate hinges and crystal doorknobs to give you a great feel of the quality and imagination that our craftsman had in building a home. Marvel in its features and sink back into the fine amenities to make your stay enjoyable and memorable.
In the pictures you'll see how the original pine wood floors were salvaged and brought back to a beautiful luster; they glisten. This stately home features the original cast iron fencing around the front yard and its ornate gate. Old St. Louis brick paves the pathway from within the front yard and all along side of the house to the quaint courtyard at the back of the house where there is a grill and seating area to enjoy the early mornings and afternoon shade. Around the home features various stained glass windows, both small and large.
This comfortable atmosphere has the features of home with a furnished new kitchen with all new appliances including a full-size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, stove, coffee maker and toaster oven.
This home is surrounded by the ole New Orleans charm with streetcars just two blocks away that will take you to many destinations throughout the city including the French Quarter, Superdome, Canal Street, Lower Garden District, Central Business District, City Park, Audubon Zoo, and historical cemeteries. The streetcar would be a great choice to take you to the historic universities Loyola, Tulane, and Xavier. Magazine Street is two blocks in the other direction which is well known for its eclectic shops, antiques, French pastries, and local restaurant favorites. Visit New Orleans, for pleasure or business, and you will find a relaxing and comforting environment that welcomes you back again.
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