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Historic & Hip Creole Cottage! Best part of Magazine shopping, food, & bars.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

One word for this place... (ok... maybe 3 or 4): Hip, Best Location, True New Orleans Living. It is perfection!

Let's take one thing at a time.

Hip: We decorated this condo for maximum comfort and feeling like you are in a bright, beautiful and welcoming home. Lots of local art and comfortable furniture to hang out on. Make yourself a cocktail in front or grill some fresh fish from the Big Fisherman (right there on Magazine) with a cold beer or daiquiri in back. This place is designed for hanging out and feeling like a local.

Best Location: There is no better location in New Orleans. It is quiet and historic, but with everything you need at your fingertips. Watch the parades and walk back to use the bathroom or chill out. Wander through the shops and eat your way through town without needing a cab or a car. This is the Irish Channel... a historical and eclectic neighborhood with all the funk you need within a few blocks. Plenty of parking in front.

True New Orleans Living: Whether you just want to hang out in the condo and read or go listen to brass bands til 3AM, this condo lets you do it all. Your neighbors all live and work in New Orleans and there are very few tourists around. You can truly feel and live like a local.

Note... this area of town is on high ground was not flooded!

NO PETS OR SMOKING!

Keywords: Patio, Shopping, Hip, Bars, Food Restaurants, Private, Patio, Eating, Shopping, historic, streetcar, mardi gras, tulane, uptown

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About The Owner

My husband and I have owned this place since 2005. We renovated the condos and sold them off, keeping one for ourselves as a getaway from grown-up-land. We are excited to share it with you!

The Owner purchased this condo in 2005

Why The Owner chose Central City/Garden District

This is our favorite part of New Orleans. It is quiet, eclectic, historic and near everything we love. Walk to the parades or chill out at one of the bars only a few short blocks away.

What makes this condo unique

You will feel like a real local. Stuff yourself in one of the incredible restaurants and stagger home for a nice nap in the air conditioning. No matter what time of year, something fun is always happening in New Orleans!

Guestbook comments from the manager

OK. We LOVED this place. It is beautiful. Wood floors, old world feeling, very hip. Magazine street is amazing and right there. We found the kitchen totally fine and great. The back patio is funky and fun and cozy and private. Yay! Definitely coming back.
Nov 2012
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(72 traveler reviews)

4

Great location clean and friendly owner

  • 4 of 5

The housing on my stay was great. Everything described in the add was true to form. The amenities were just what we needed. A comfortable bed, cozy home and a nice little kitchenette to make breakfast every morning.

We did have a hiccup with the heat but our owner quickly responded, supplied a heater, fixed the issue and went above and beyond to make sure we were accommodated.

Her advice for where to go and what to see was perfect for us, great food, great music. Couldn't ask for a better trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

My family of 3 just stayed for 5 nights. Jenny was very responsive when dealing with her. I read a previous review about it being clean. It was clean enough, but could have used a little deeper clean. The house is quirky...The only TV is in the bedroom area and a couple of cats have claimed the chairs on the patio. This is a great option vs. a hotel. The location was great for us. A short walk to Magazine street with all of the great shops and restaurants can't be beat. We ate 3 times at Arana which had delicious Mexican, from 3-7 happy hour with half priced drinks and tacos! Saucy J's BBQ was also a great place to eat. There is parking out front of the house which is a bonus. The house had everything we needed for our stay. The patio in the back is great for morning coffee. There were some games at the house..Scrabble and Yahtzee that my daughter and I enjoyed playing each night and the washer and dryer worked great. We packed less knowing we had that at the condo to use. I would recommend Jenny's condo to any of my family or friends looking to experience NOLA.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cute little spot in great location

  • 4 of 5

A cozy stay over New Year's -- we loved being in walking distance of the shops and restaurants on Magazine Street, and there was room for four of us to relax comfortably during our downtime. It was very bare bones -- three bath towels, no coffee filters, etc -- but we made ourselves at home and had a great time. Thanks for the stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had fun! I'm sorry you didn't find the things you were looking for as they were right there. There are tons of towels right under the bathroom sink in the vanity. We just bought all new towels. Same with coffee filters... right under the sink in the kitchen. Not bare bones at all. You just need to open a door or two.
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3

Great neighborhood and cute house.

  • 3 of 5

House was not very comfortable. Kitchen was very poorly equipped--no oven (which we could have lived without had there been a toaster).

The tv would have been much better in the living room. The bathroon needs an exhaust fan. An ironing board would have been nice, too.

But, as warm as New Orleans was when we were there, the ceiling fan and a/c were a god-send. Enjoyed the patio, too.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always so disheartening to get reviews like this when it says everything we have and don't have in the property description and photos of the whole place, including the kitchen. Also hard when you've been really kind and accommodating to needier guests like this. I think it is important to remember these are people's own places, put together with love. For $110 a night you couldn't get a better deal. Sigh.
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

This cottage was very cute and comfortable, it was the perfect size for my husband and me. Also the location was great! Very walkable to our favorite spots on magazine and also about a 20 min. walk to the streetcar. My only suggestion would be to add some sort of patio lights in the back courtyard. It's such a great place to enjoy a cocktail, but it does get rather dark at night.

Jenny was easy to reach with any questions, she was also very accommodating. Since there were no guests staying immediately after us she allowed us to keep our luggage in the cottage while we enjoyed one last day in NOLA. It was a relief not having to lug our bags around with us all day before our late flight.

All in all very good value for the money and we would definitely book here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WONDERFUL ACCOMMODATIONS !

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The cottage was clean and had all we needed to feel at home. It was in a great location and we walked to Magazine St. to shop and eat out. We definitely recommend it for a weekend getaway. Jenny was always available if we needed help, but we didn't. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Jazzfest
Apr 27 2017 - May 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
$700
$2,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85

Money paid is not refundable unless we can re-rent for the same period. French Quarter Fest, Bowl Games, etc. have higher rates. For Jazzfest must take one or both weekends with 5 night minimum. Can't split weekends in half.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

East Riverside Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 520 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Brand new and so comfy. Baby Crib (1) We have a pack n' play., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Great couch that folds flat to a double bed. Super duper comfy. We also have a blow up double mattress if you need it for an extra person or two.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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