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Property Details

Updated: May 13, 2015
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

This historic renovated home has a master bedroom with Queen size bed and en suite master bath with Jacuzzi tub and large walk in closet on the first floor. The second bedroom on the first floor comes with futon and doubles as a study/meditation room. A full bathroom is located conveniently across the hall along with the laundry room with washer/dryer. Upstairs in the loft are two full size beds with another full en suite bathroom. Ample storage for clothing and gear throughout the home. Front and back porches for kicking back before hitting the town or rehashing the nights events. Large back yard with private gated off street parking for you and your guests.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I purchased this house in 2000 as a blighted piece of property. It was the worst house in the neighborhood and everyone laughed at me when I showed it to them. It seemed only I could see the potential of this beautiful lady. With the help of award winning architect Jackie Case and her husband Mark Redding, who was the contractor, we were able to return her to her former grandeur with a modern touch. Some of the design ideas that allowed for a full size third bathroom were contributed by my late mother who is a collected folk artist. Her works are collected by the likes of Delta Burke and Neil Young among many others. Some of the art work in the house is hers. In 2004 I met the love of my life Julie. Julie is a dentist in Baton Rouge. We quickly split our time between Baton Rouge and New Orleans while starting our family. So many memorable times have been spent in this home. We truly love to entertain and welcome you to share in this beautiful home with us. I have enjoyed this home as a bachelor while running my Naturopathic business in the dining room area. As Julie and I dated we enjoyed many romantic walks to and from all the exiting sights, sounds, and tastes of the city. Mostly, we never ventured more than a 15 minute stroll from our home. ; ) We still continue to enjoy the city with our two children in tow. Julie's business and family keep us more ensconced in Baton Rouge, so we don't get in as much as we'd like to….so we are sharing our precious lady with you. If there is anything that we can offer to you that is not already provided for, please ask. New Orleans has been my home for over 20 years and continues to be one of the best places in the world for friends, family, and fun. Oh, and my friends who laughed at me for buying this bit of then blighted property, well, they are some of our most frequent guests. I hope you enjoy our little piece of paradise as much as we have.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Our "home" in New Orleans was one of the highlights! We will absolutely recommend this to friends! You all should come to Fargo, ND and stay at our house - Fargo is Fabulous as well - and very unknown in that region. Thanks Miss Pat and Sam - it has been a pleasure and we hope our paths cross again.
Jan 2014
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19 Reviews

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Luxury Home Near Superdome And French Quarter!!!
Warehouse District Downtown

Fantastic, beautiful home

  • 5 of 5
We had a very large group and we're so thankful for the three bathrooms. The house is beautiful and within walking distance of some AWESOME spots (don't miss Butcher right around the corner!). Had all the amenities we needed and we just can't thank everyone enough for helping our epic trip be even more amazing.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words - in designing the home, bathrooms were a top priority - and three full stocked fully furnished clean bathrooms comes in handy in making everyone comfortable. Pat and I thank you for taking great care of our home - it really helps when guest take out the garbage, empty the refrigerator and wash a load of towels - wow, thank you! We are glad you all enjoyed our home. See you soon. Sam
Luxury Home Near Superdome And French Quarter!!!
Warehouse District Downtown
Arlington, VA

Wonderful home in New Orelans

  • 5 of 5
Four friends and I stayed in Sam's house in early April 2015, and it was perfect for our needs. The house was clean, spacious and had all of the amenities we needed. The house also has a really nice back porch and a huge backyard. The location is great, a little over a mile from the French Quarter, and with plenty of restaurants and shops within short walking distance of the house. Sam and Mrs. Pat (our host) were very easy to get in touch with and communicate with. I'd highly recommend staying here, and would definitely stay here again next time I visit the Crescent City.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael and Guest. We appreciate you all for taking great care of our home as you all enjoyed the city. We try to share our home with people who truly want to "live" and enjoy the city from both a local and a visitors perspective and that happens when everyone is safe, comfortable and relaxed. See you soon. Sam
Luxury Home Near Superdome And French Quarter!!!
Warehouse District Downtown
Baton Rouge, LA

An Authentic New Orleans Retreat

  • 5 of 5
I rented Sam's home to entertain a group of friends from out of town, many who had never been to New Orleans. We were all completely charmed by the design and decor of this home.

Sam & Mrs. Pat were very accommodating and allowed us an early check-in which really gave us an extra day of vacation! The home and backyard are completely private, and the off street parking is so nice to have as well.

I've rented other homes that claim to accommodate 8+ people, only to arrive and find sparse linens, towels, and dishes. Not the case here! We truly had everything we needed. A very thoughtfully appointed home.

We loved having the Rusty Nail bar just 4 doors down. The Poeyfarre Market 1 block away was super convenient for coffees, small grocery items, and wine selections. The neighborhood is a foodies dream, with multiple award winning restaurants just blocks from each other.

The location of this home was very versatile as we could walk to the french quarter, take the streetcar uptown conveniently, and cab anywhere else with ease.

I could not give a glowing enough review of our experience - thank you Sam and Mrs. Pat for your hospitality!
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our home does offer a one of kind experience for those visiting New Orleans. We thank you for taking such good care of our home and property. We are grateful that you were able to enjoy the city to the fullest as a result of our beautiful home and "her" furnishings. We have open arms to your future arrival - let us know and we will open the garage door for your entry! Meanwhile, continue to reflect on all those good times that you enjoyed from music, food and people watching in the Quarter - we will see you soon.
Sam and Pat
Luxury Home Near Superdome And French Quarter!!!
Warehouse District Downtown

Great, convenient home!

  • 5 of 5
I stayed here with 8 of my girlfriends for my bachelorette party and it was perfect. It's a little over a mile walk to the quarter (which is quite doable) or an $8 cab ride. There are plenty of great restaurants and bars close by as well.

Sam provided an air mattress for us - although it leaked and was almost flat by morning - it didn't deter us from having a great time. There are plenty of spots for sleeping and 3 full bathrooms. We'd stay here again!
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Your comfort and enjoyment is our utmost concern and I want you to know that the air mattress has been replaced - thank you for bringing this to our attention (I wish sooner than later) as I would have made arrangements for you! I am grateful that our home offers flexibility in sleeping arrangements in addition to the 3 full bathrooms. Despite not knowing about the hole in the mattress, I am glad you were able to get a good nights sleep. We do strive to make our guest feel welcome and comfortable in a clean living environment as they visit New Orleans most famous and not so famous icons. We look forward to seeing you soon. Sincerely, Sam Bridges
Luxury Home Near Superdome And French Quarter!!!
Warehouse District Downtown

Absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5
This trip was for a bachelor party weekend getaway. The house was amazing. Backyard amazing. Personal garage was helpful for parking. The local bar and close restaurants were great and convenient. All in all a great place to stay to enjoy an amazing city. And the owners are EXTREMELY helpful and provided great customer service. Thanks again.
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We appreciate your kind observations. Our home truly is a rare opportunity to enjoy the city of New Orleans. Our off street parking does offer a hassle free alternative to on the street parking. We are happy you enjoyed our space and thank you for appreciating our over the top service to our guest. In addition we thank you for taking such great care of our historic beauty. We look forward to seeing you all soon. And last but not least, congratulations on your up coming life adventures. Sincerely Sam
Luxury Home Near Superdome And French Quarter!!!
Warehouse District Downtown

Christmas Time in New Orleans

  • 5 of 5
Our family wanted to experience New Orleans and we did so in such a perfect way. Sam's house is located within walking distance to everything! Oh! and what a beautiful, historic home with everything you need to be comfortable, the 6 of us settled right in after being greeted warmly by Mrs. Pat. Since we drove to NOLA from Houston, the secure off street parking was a plus. Sam....your suggestions for dining were right on too!! Did not take us long to find our favorite at The Annunciation...the owner and staff and food were outstanding. Thanks again for sharing your home with us and helping make our NOLA Holiday adventure a huge success.
  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Dear Sandy, Thank you for your kind remarks and observations. We strive to accommodate each of our guest as they discover our unique home - surrounded by many of New Orleans favorite places and combined with gated off street parking makes visiting a little less stressful. I am glad you enjoyed several of our recommendations including Annunciation. We look forward to your re-visit soon!


From the Owner

With the French Quarter a mere 1.1 miles away, I saw a fabulous opportunity to be able to play in the Quarter without the daily struggle of having to enter and exit the Quarter. Having lived in the Pontalba Apartments at Jackson Square I only knew too well the reality of the logistics of parking and the desire for a quiet nights sleep. Another of my loves is restoration and preservation. Care was taken to preserve as much of this homes original bones and structure while including some modern changes to make this double shotgun into a more livable family home. Additionally, I purchased two additional pieces of property that were deemed unusable right away to give this home a private gated driveway and an actual yard that the children could play in. This is unheard of in the CBD/Warehouse/French Quarter districts.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Louis Armstrong International Airport at 15.17 Miles Nearest Barpub : Annunciation, Cochon, Rusty Nail, Sun Ray Grill at 0.06 Miles Nearest Ferry : Canal River Ferry at 1.11 Miles Nearest Golf : Audubon Park, City Park, THE ENGLISH TURN!!!! at 4.95 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrack at 0.85 Miles Nearest Motorway : US 90 at 0.04 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Annunciation, Cochon, Rusty Nail, WWII at 0.06 Miles Car: not necessary

Truly Rare! One of only three single family homes in the Art's District!

Located in the Warehouse District of New Orlean's Central Business District. You have found the only available single historic 'shotgun' style home in the District.

Fully renovated by the owner and an award winning architect, this home offers 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths for your luxurious enjoyment.

Resurrected from blight, this unique 1860's property survived and has become one of New Orlean's favorite shotguns as featured in the Preservation Resource Center's titled book 'New Orlean's Favorite Shotguns'.

A convenient walk will find you saying 'Look, there's Emeril's, The D Day and World War II Museums, Restaurant August, Harrah's, Convention Center, River Walk, French Quarter, Superdome ' and on and on….

Our beloved and cherished home has anchored the area and even been referred to as 'The Georgetown' of the Warehouse District.

Step onto your private porch for a night of starlet gazing(Hollywood loves this off beat area), conversation, or reflection. Better yet, hit the streets and enjoy the energy of a night of entertainment visiting the equally hot and delicious famous restaurants and local watering holes.

This jewel comes with the oh so standard amenities of WiFi, two big smart TV's, cable, phone, business fax and other office accommodations.

Our home has been the host of event parties, celebrations, and those seeking to explore NOLA both for business and pleasure.

Easily accessed, private gated entrance just minutes from Louis Armstrong International airport and literally a few blocks from the Amtrack, our home offers a unique private setting unheard of in most metropolitan areas.


From $400 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring
May 4 2015 - Jun 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
Jul 7 2015 - Aug 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
Southern Decadence Festival
Aug 27 2015 - Sep 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 2 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
Halloween/VooDoo Festival
Oct 30 2015 - Nov 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
Nov 2 2015 - Nov 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
Bayou Classic - Thanksgiving
Nov 27 2015 - Nov 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $200.00
  • Property Damage Protection $99.00
  • Cleaning Fee $150.00

Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed. A phone number is necessary to call you and verify your Book It Now request. Thank you for your consideration.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Updated: May 13, 2015


From the Owner

The unique benefit of this now home is it's proximity to all the fun of the French Quarter, the business of the CBD, and the shopping of the Uptown and the Garden Districts. Being a consultant that travels, the airport is conveniently a mere 20 minutes away. The added benefit of being able to be anywhere I want to be in the city in 15 minutes by foot, car, or trolly is why I chose this most unique setting.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Downtown


  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading

Floor Area

  • 2050 sq. ft.


  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, This en suite master bath has a large walk in closet.
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, This bathroom is across the hallway from the 2nd bedroom.
  • Upstairs bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower, This is an en suite bathroom.
  • All three bathrooms are full bathrooms with custom crafted cypress cupboards and countertops.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upstairs third bedroom - 2 double, This bedroom has an en suite full bathroom with tub also!
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen, This master bedroom has an en suite bath with Jacuzzi tub.
  • Second bedroom downstairs. - 2 sleep sofa /futon, This room has it's own private full bath across the hall.
  • Master bed room includes an en suite full bathroom and executive office for those that are working away from home. The second bed room downstairs can alternatively be used as a meditation room or spill over for large parties from the dining and living room areas. The upstairs bedroom also has an en suite bathroom. All bedrooms have additional linens and blankets. Additional sleeping for infants and toddlers upon request.


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

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