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Riverfront Stunner Near Magazine St. And Tipitina's in New Orleans

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vacation rental description

Our inviting home embodies the storied panache of New Orleans, combining modern comfort with eclectic but luxe style. Stunning local art from talented artists, photographers and sculptors adorn our walls. Expansive ceilings soar overhead, with rich reclaimed pine hardwood floors underneath. Natural light pours in (but luxurious drapes allow you uninterrupted sleep). We feature abundant entertaining space, including a gorgeous “oyster palace” dining room, a great room banquette seating 7 under an exquisite chandelier (perfect for a casual meal, spirited card game or a quiet puzzle), and an outdoor table set and gas/charcoal grill on the beautiful deck. The sleek marble gourmet kitchen offers you a microwave, combination espresso/regular coffee maker, blender, toaster, cookbooks and cocktail guides, and a charming pot filler to start that pot of gumbo. Four high-end grocers and several delectable dessert emporiums are located nearby, as well as the #1 cheesemonger in America! Three spacious bedrooms furnish lush overdyed rugs, plush linens, new tvs, antique chairs and plentiful storage. Our bedrooms accommodate a master king bed, guest queen bed and middle room full-over-full bunk bed with a single trundle (appropriate for children or adults). Bunk beds can hold up to 220 pounds per bunk. In a pinch, a quality air bed can be employed. A comfortable leather sectional and swivel chair anchor the great room, along with a 56” tv and several Russian double-eagle chairs (featured in the Oscar-nominated film “Anna Karenina” and shipped straight to us from the studio in London) - a perfect set-up for watching the big game! Wi-fi access is available and a security system to keep you safe. The backyard is lushly landscaped with key lime and japanese blueberry trees and colorful solar lanterns, inviting you to sit at the fire pit or on the deck to toast the stars with a cold iced tea, favorite cocktail or glass of wine from the award-winning wine shop down the street. You may never leave the house!

If you do leave the house to explore the city that Jimmy Buffett called “either the beginning or the end of the Caribbean, depending upon your point of view”, we provide an extensive library of local tour books, dvds, fiction, children’s books and coffee table books for your enjoyment, and upon request can provide suggestions for dining and entertainment that fit your style, interests and budget. We’ll tell you where the locals go – just keep it a secret!

Maison Thombeau is a particularly perfect option for:

• 2-3 couples on holiday, eager to imbibe local music, food, art and cocktails!

• Families - our middle bedroom sleeps 5 kids or adults, and keeps kids entertained with a wii gaming system, books, games and a few other cute surprises (perfect for two families traveling with 4-5 children).

• Film professionals (great spot to relax after a long, hard day on set)!

• A sophisticated girls’ weekend of up to 9 women – art galleries, cute shops, famous jeweler, a day spa, the city’s best french restaurant, and even a high-end bridal shop, all within 3-5 blocks.

• Parents visiting students at Loyola or Tulane for graduation or parents’ weekend.

Sorry, no bachelor or bachelorette parties, renters under 25 years of age or loud outdoor parties – we ask you to respect our wonderful neighbors as we would!

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house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • house
    • floor area 1818 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Theme
    • historic
    • family
    • tourist attractions
  • General
    • living room
    • heating
    • towels provided
    • air conditioning
    • iron & board
    • hair dryer
    • clothes dryer
    • linens provided
    • washing machine
      • Super-efficient washing machine and dryer.
    • internet
      • WiFi.
    • fireplace
      • Outdoor firepit (no indoor fireplace).
    • parking
      • Offstreet parking for 2, with an additional 1 space in front of home.
  • Kitchen
    • dishwasher
    • toaster
    • oven
    • microwave
    • stove
    • refrigerator
    • coffee maker
      • Combination espresso/regular coffee maker.
    • dishes & utensils
      • Everything you need for a holiday meal.
    • kitchen
      • Crisp, modern, marble gourmet kitchen features cookbooks and cocktail guides and everything you need!
  • Dining
    • dining area
    • dining
      • Formal dining seats 6; great room banquette seats 7 for a spirited card game, casual meal or quiet puzzle; and patio table/set on deck seats 4 if overflow.
  • Bathrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, Marble master bath, complete with linens.
    • bathroom 2: toilet, shower, Hallway bath is spacious and features a modern shower.
  • Bedrooms
    • 3 bedrooms, sleeps 9, beds for 9
    • bedroom 1: 1 king, King master with ensuite bath, TV, storage and luxe linen.
    • bedroom 2: 1 queen, Front guest room with queen, TV, luxe linen, storage.
    • bedroom 3: 2 double, 1 twin/ single, Full over full bunk bed with trundle, TV, Wii. 220lb max top
      • Three spacious, bright, relaxing, art-filled bedrooms sleep up to 7 adults comfortably (and up to 9 if children take the middle room bunk bed). Antique chairs, TVs, Wii in bunk room, luxe linens. Lots of closet space.
  • Entertainment
    • games
    • video games
    • satellite / cable
    • dvd player
    • television
    • video library
    • stereo
    • books
      • Library of guidebooks, local fiction, coffee table books and children's books provided.
    • toys
      • Wii, board games and several other little surprises for the kiddos!
  • Outside
    • deck / patio
      • Spacious deck with grill and patio set leads down to lushly landscaped patio with Japanese blueberry and key lime trees, solar lanterns, and a firepit with chairs.
    • outdoor grill
      • Combination gas/charcoal grill.
  • Suitability
    • non smoking only
    • events allowed
    • long-term renters welcome
    • pets not allowed
    • wheelchair inaccessible
    • minimum age limit for renters
      • 25
    • children welcome
      • Maison Thombeau is perfect for children - bunkbeds, Wii, games, books and several surprises just for them!
  • Notes
    • While a car is not necessary, and public transportation options abound, a few of our guests have preferred to have a rental car for their own comfort and flexibility. Downtown is about a 10-15 minute cab ride away.

activities and attractions in New Orleans Louisiana

  • Attractions
    • water parks
    • festivals
    • library
    • restaurants
    • synagogues
    • live theater
    • museums
    • zoo
    • botanical garden
    • churches
    • playground
    • recreation center
  • Leisure Activities
    • walking
    • sight seeing
    • photography
    • gambling casinos
    • eco tourism
    • antiquing
    • bird watching
    • scenic drives
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • golf

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vacation rental rates


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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Easter
Apr 18 2014 - Apr 20 2014
$500
3 nights
 
 
Jazz Fest
Apr 23 2014 - May 5 2014
$525
5 nights
 
 
Essence Festival
Jul 4 2014 - Jul 7 2014
$500
3 nights
 
 
Voodoo Fest
Oct 23 2014 - Oct 26 2014
$500
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$375
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $200
50% down payment upon booking. Various cancellation fees may apply depending upon the specific stay (please ask for a contract and specific quote). Invoices sent via PayPros.
WE WILL NOT CONSIDER BOOKINGS FOR FALL 2014 AND YEAR 2015 UNTIL AFTER LABOR DAY 2014. PLEASE CONTACT US OR CHECK OUR UPDATED CALENDAR AFTER LABOR DAY 2014 TO SEE IF THERE IS ANY AVAILABILITY FOR THESE DATES (INCLUDES THANKSGIVING/XMAS 2014 AND MARDI GRAS 2015).

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traveler reviews for this new orleans house rental

Wonderful stay in NOLA. Incredible House!

Review submitted: April 10, 2014   Date of arrival: April 4, 2014

The owners of this property were excellent with communication and with wonderful recommendations. The house is fantastic, and we really felt a home away from home in NOLA. The property was immaculate, and we loved the artwork in the home (indeed, one of my girlfriends bought a piece done by one of the artists displayed in the home!). There was plenty of space, the home was well-equiped with anything you might need. The pictures don't do the place justice-- it's much bigger than it seems from the pictures. We were a party of 6 longtime girlfriends-- and it was more than enough space for us.

We had no problem getting around NOLA, even without a rental car. We took the streetcar easily and enjoyed the uptown neighborhood.

I would highly recommend this property. We had a fabulous time, and the trip was especially wonderful because of our stay in this beautiful home.

Owners response: So happy that you had such a good time. We love our local artists, so thrilled that you fell in love with them too! Hurry back!

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Almost as charming as Magazine Street itself

Review submitted: January 21, 2014   Date of arrival: January 17, 2014

We heart Maision Thombeau! Our group of 8 ladies was very comfortable in this lovely home. The descriptions were spot on and the house was even more beautiful than the photos depicted. The location is great for discovering the Uptown/Magazine Street neighborhood, which really gives you a feel for the true charm of New Orleans. The Quarter is a short 10 minute cab ride for around $15.
The property itself is spotless and in immaculate condition. We mostly gathered in the open floor plan kitchen/dining/living room and on the back porch which gets great sun exposure.
The best thing about our Homeaway experience was working with the owners, Andy & Danetta. They provided super prompt responses to our questions ahead of time, plus gave tons of restaurant and shopping recommendations, and even a live music calendar for the dates of our trip! Their love for the city made all of us even more relaxed in and charmed by New Orleans.
I would definitely recommend this property to others and would love to stay here again in the future!

Owners response: A genuine pleasure having you all as our guests. Hurry back!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

FANTASTIC! Great location and very accommodating!

Review submitted: January 21, 2014   Date of arrival: January 17, 2014

We had a WONDERFUL time on our girls weekend/bachelorette trip at the Maison Thombeau. The home was spacious, clean and in a great location. We had no problems with the property and the owners were responsive and caring for all our needs. It was lovely to be so close to Magazine Street (great shopping and bars!) and it was easy to get downtown from the house. I would absolutely recommend this property to others. Thank you so much Maison Thombeau!

Owners response: We loved having you and your friends for an important occasion. Do hurry back soon!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

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This vacation rental has been listed since 10/8/2013.