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Greenhouse Camelback in the Bywater

Bywater, New Orleans, LA, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay4 - 5 nights

3 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms in the Bywater close to the Marigny & French Quarter

This recently renovated 2700 sq ft. Camelback Shotgun is an unusual out of the box Bywater Casa for the discerning Artist/Musician/film crew in residence, or short or long term travelers.

Meticulously designed by the owner/designer with 5 batches of reclaimed wood from various Louisiana locations: Lafayette, Covington, New Orleans and Natchez Mississippi as well 1600' of pine from the Hosier state of Indiana. This is a real living residence and not your typical Nola vacation rental property.

Greenhouse features a generous entry foyer, music parlor complete with Yamaha upright piano, Danelectro and Acoustic vintage amps, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large open kitchen/grand room 800 sq ft. with 12' farm table, Verona Italian cook stove, 9' maple top island with complete pantry. The big kitchen room has 2 doors opening onto the 26' x 8' covered porch looking on to the west facing bucolic garden adorned with 6000 aged St Joe bricks and splendid church steeple views of the Marigny beyond. The kitchen space and music parlor can be made into one big space by opening up the 5' sliding barn door.

Designed with 1920's thru 50's Holophane, Dazor, Mg Wheeler and Benjamin lights, Emeco and Steelcase tanker chairs and Toledo, Lyon stools, this house is a throwback to the early days of ole American living. One of the best features of Greenhouse NOLA are it's vintage Philco, Zenith,Telefunken and Normande tube radios always tuned to the best of Nola's superb radio stations. There is a radio in each bedroom and in the kitchen. The House of Green comes with various books and music libraries and original artworks. Greenhouse's interior sheds character and charm from its carefully crafted reclaimed walls, use of vintage lighting, foundry molds and Americana artifacts throughout. There is also a sumptuous 600 CD archive of Jamaican, Brazilian, Latin, Indie, and assorted folk, blues, R&B, Jazz and Roots CD's.

This 9th Ward house is in proximity to St Roch, Crescent Park, The Marigny, Treme and The Quarter. The Bywater is infamously known for it's dive bars: Vaughn's, J&J's, BJ's, Markey's, and Bud Rips. Bacchinal and Mimi's are also close by. Greenhouse's "nom de rue" is mentioned in the 6th verse of Bob Dylan's "Tangled up in blue", and for those who are inclined to hear real good Live Music and don't want to just go to Frenchman Street, there's a large house list of the best music clubs in Nola and many recommended restaurants as well. This house uses energy efficient gas appliances, gas direct hot water heaters, mostly 60 watt bulbs or less, all dimmable and encourages a low carbon footprint for all users. Greenhouse caters to respectful Artists and parties and is geared to longer short term visits. There is an active train line that runs through the Bywater and Marigny neighborhoods. It's a great house and we wanna keep it that way. The pixs above should give ya a good vibe of what the house is all about, better pictures than words. Cheers and looking forward to seeing you soon.

Owner

Travis

Member Since 2016
Response rate:
90%
Response time:
within two days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Mar 26, 2018
About Travis

Jedi has been a designer and Music guy for most of his adult life. In the early 1970's, he attended Fairhaven College in Bellingham Washington and dropped out and booked Fast Eddy's bar and turned into a mixed music space that featured various American Roots acts, Rock and lots of African bands from the Seattle scene pollinated thru Dumi a musician/professor at the school of ethnomusiciology at UW. Jedi returned to NYC in the late 70's and went to Parsons school of Design. He was an architectural designer and car messenger mostly thru the 1980's. In the 1990's Jedi built "The Cooler" in NYC's Meat Packing district and it quickly became a Artist Hub and gathering place for lots of mixed genre artists. Gil Scott Heron, RL Burnside, Sonic Youth, Autecre, Cat Power, Elliott Smith, Mad Professor, The Fugees, Eminem and Modest Mouse were just a few acts who graced the doors there over the years. Jedi resides at Barkaboom, his Catskill farm and Studio and Greenhouse.

Travis purchased this House in 2015

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen

        Bathrooms

        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, Downstairs Bedroom
        • Bathroom 3
          toilet, tub, shower, bidet

          Meals

            • Guests provide their own meals

              General

                • Air Conditioning
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                • Internet
                • Iron & Board
                • Linens Provided
                • Living Room
                • Towels Provided
                • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

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

                      Dining

                        • Dining
                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 12 people

                          Entertainment

                            • Books
                            • DVD Player
                            • Music Library
                            • Satellite / Cable
                            • Stereo
                            • Television

                              Outside

                                • Deck / Patio

                                  Attractions

                                    • arboretum
                                    • botanical garden
                                    • churches
                                    • cinemas
                                    • festivals
                                    • library
                                    • live theater
                                    • museums
                                    • restaurants
                                    • zoo

                                      Leisure Activities

                                        • antiquing
                                        • gambling casinos
                                        • outlet shopping
                                        • photography
                                        • shopping
                                        • sight seeing
                                        • walking

                                          Local Services & Businesses

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

                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                • cycling
                                                • golf
                                                • tennis

                                                  House Rules

                                                  Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                  Check-out: 1:00 PM

                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                  4 Reviews

                                                  5/5

                                                  Latest reviews

                                                  Wonderful Cozy Art Inspired home.....

                                                  nina d.

                                                  From the moment you walk into the Greenhouse you are surrounded with so many interesting details that you can’t wait to settle in.

                                                  First off there is a magnificent large kitchen, appointed with everything you could ever imagine... leading out to an outdoor terrace/ garden great for sipping wine, or having a morning coffee

                                                  However, its the reclaimed wood in the entire house, with all the vintage artwork, radios and multitudes of compelling books and music that just envelops you... leaving you with a feeling of such warmth and history .

                                                  I loved both dens/living rooms; one downstairs.. very cozy to hang after a long day and sit with a book, and the one upstairs where its nice and quiet to listen to music or watch tv.... both spaces are very inviting

                                                  the house is in a wonderful neighborhood where you get the full appreciation of the architecture.. i learned all about shot guns, craftsman and creole cottages... there are lovely streets to walk and so many eateries than you can imagine.. the quarter is close by yet far enough away to feel some privacy . .... and its an easy transport to see other parts of the city.

                                                  i really loved the greenhouse. my bed was super comfortable, my room an oasis... and i’d be so happy to be able to come back and share with others again,.

                                                  Great location and unbelievable home.

                                                  Kimberly K.Birmingham, Alabama

                                                  House was fantastic. Our group loved the Bywater area and took advantage of all the places nearby. It was a great home to relax in-between outings. The owner has remodeled the home and has many interesting details to see throughout the home. Travis met us with the keys and gave us a quick rundown of all we needed to know about the area and the house. This is the perfect place if you want to stay out of the insanity of the quarter, but close enough that you can visit. We hope to visit again soon.

                                                  this house is a work of art!

                                                  Margaret Q.

                                                  Wow! This home is truly impressive; the time and energy put into it's design and details are incredible. It's so enjoyable to spend time here-- the layout is smart and the unique finishes are so fun to marvel over. This owner/designer has put lots of thought into this space and it translates into a beautiful experience for all who stay here.

                                                  There was plenty of space for our family to spread out and have privacy and we also enjoyed gathering around the large dining table, as well as the backyard for group meals and activities.

                                                  The Bywater is such a great place to explore, and its just close enough to the French Quarter for more typical tourist-y excursions.

                                                  Travis was so helpful in getting us set-up and settled and was always a phone call away when we had questions. All is as described in this listing and the house was clean as could be upon arrival. Thank you for such a wonderful experience! I hope to be back soon.

                                                  Great stay at Green House

                                                  Ty P.

                                                  Had a great stay at Greenhouse. The house is beautiful and the garden is a really great place to sit and relax. Nice to be within walking distance to many points of interest. Would highly recommend

                                                  Location

                                                  Bywater, New Orleans, LA, USA

                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                  Cleaning Fee
                                                  $275
                                                  Additional Guest Fee
                                                  $65
                                                  Damage Insurance
                                                  $79

                                                  Special Event Rates: $750.00 to $950.00 per night with a (5) night minimum. All Rates based on 4 Guests $65.00 per night per additional Guest. Greenhouse is for house rentals only. No house parties and no unauthorized photoshoots. When on the porch or in the garden after 10 at night, please be courteous of our neighbors Absolutely NO SMOKING in the house. Smoking on the porch only.

                                                  $486avg/night
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                                                  For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                  Property # 978180

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