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Magnolia Bluff - Beautiful, Updated Home on Secluded River

owner/property manager

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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owner/property manager

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2015
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Magnolia Bluff - Beautiful, Updated Home on Secluded River

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Covington House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Beautiful, completely updated waterfront home in the heart of Covington on the North Shore of New Orleans. Enjoy the modern, upscale interior and quiet, wooded setting on the scenic Tchefuncta River. Minutes from downtown Covington, antique shops, great restaurants and all the amenities of this popular destination. Just 40 minutes from downtown New Orleans and all the city has to offer. 2 miles from the trailhead of the Tammany Trace cycling trail.

Beautiful antique pine floors throughout with cypress beams and high ceilings in the open great room and kitchen. Master and one other bedroom are downstairs with three more bedrooms upstairs. King size bed in the Master and a Queen bedroom downstairs. Upstairs has three bedrooms including one with a King plus a Twin, one with a Queen plus a Twin and the last one has a Full plus a Twin.

There are TV sets in each bedroom plus a 42' LCD in the Living Room. Each TV has cable and wireless Internet service is also provided. Fully equipped kitchen has all utensils and serving items you need to prepare meals in the island kitchen with granite counters and upscale stainless appliances. Seating for 6 at the dining table with room up to 4 more at the granite bar next to the table.

Large raised deck overlooking the river is a great place to drink your morning coffee and watch for wildlife. Large screen porch off the kitchen and dining room is especially nice for relaxing outside in the evenings where you can enjoy the breeze from the river.

Bed linens, towels, toilet paper, paper towels, soap, shampoo, coffee / supplies and trash bags are provided during your stay. House has a selection of board games, videos, puzzles and books for all ages. Laundry room with full size washer and dryer are available for your use during your stay. The river is navigable and a public boat launch is available about 5 minutes away.

Keywords: Covington, North Shore, New Orleans, Mandeville, Slidell, Hammond, St Tammany

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
owner/property manager (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2015

Why owner/property manager chose Covington

This is the home my wife grew up in and then we ended up buying it in 2001. We held it as a yearly rental property but decided in 2011 to renovate it completely and use it as a second home and vacation rental. We went down to the studs and completely redid the interior with all new windows, plumbing, electrical, cabinets, 2 central AC units and refinished the antique wood floors. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

What makes this house unique

The downstairs is set up with the kitchen, dining and living room serving as a great room with a double-sided fireplace. You'll love the large new deck overlooking the river. The house is situated on an acre with lots of trees, bamboo and azaleas. There are neighbors on each side but they are not that close to our house and the lush foliage and trees will make you feel very secluded. All the amenities of the North Shore are just minutes away or drive to New Orleans in about 45 minutes.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 28 traveler reviews

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Magnolia Bluff - Beautiful, Updated Home on Secluded River
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
North Carolina
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This spacious VRBO had everything we needed - and more. Very well situated down a private drive with plenty of parking - but close to stores and interstate. Extremely comfortable beds, plenty of hot water and towels, and well supplied kitchen. We had 8 adults gathering for a wedding and there was plenty of room for us to get ready, cook, enjoy a meal together around the huge dining table, and relax on the deck or in the family room. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Cypress, TX
5

Just like home, but better!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location on the river and everything needed to make it a very memorable stay for our Niece's first Christmas. Ray and Nancy made it so easy with all the little details thought through beforehand so the stay was low on stress and high on enjoyment. The location on the river was great while we were there, but also close enough to New Orleans and historic old Covington to use as a base to do some exploring as well. We really appreciated all of the touches of home that were provided and look forward to visiting this beautiful property again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Atlanta, ga
5

Perfect for our family visit

  • 5 of 5

We got to stay at this beautiful location while visiting family in Hammond. The airline lost our pack-n-play, but Nancy and Ray had one in the house! It made what could have been a nightmare into a non issue. We loved cooking big breakfasts in the morning in the gorgeous kitchen and sipping coffee on the deck. We can't wait to come back for another visit!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Baton Rouge
5

fabulous woodsy retreat

  • 5 of 5

We loved the tranquil woodsy ambiance at Magnolia Bluff. The house was recently remodeled with beautiful granite counter tops in the kitchen and baths and gorgeous wood floors throughout the entire house. The house is incredibly spacious with very large bedrooms and living areas. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Harrogate, UK
5

Comfortable, has everything you would need.

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for almost two months to spend the summer with relatives in the area. Perfect location to reach downtown Covington, Mandeville and Madisonville. Comfortable, clean and beautifully decorated. Owner easily reachable and accommodating. Kitchen well appointed for cooking and entertaining. Everything in excellent working order. Would highly recommend for families, family reunions or people wanting to spend some time in beautiful historic Covington.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Nashville
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully maintained home. We really enjoyed our mornings having coffee on the deck overlooking the river. I highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From $500 Per night

Covington House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$500
$2,975
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Std Cleaning & Linens $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Covington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Master bath downstairs has tub/shower plus vanity seating area. 2nd Bath down has walk-in shower and is located near 2nd Bedroom. It also serves as the Guest Bath off the Living Area. 3rd Bath upstairs has tub/shower plus vanity seating area.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master Bedroom (Downstairs) - 1 king
    2nd Bedroom (Downstairs) - 1 queen
    3rd Bedroom (Upstairs / River-View) - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    4th Bedroom (Upstairs / River-View) - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    5th Bedroom (Upstairs) - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • House is ideally set up for a capacity of 10 people but can accommodate up to a maximum of 13 upon request. King size beds (2) with a Bed in the Master and another upstairs, Queen size Beds (2) with one upstairs and one down. Full size bed (1) upstairs. Twin or Single Beds (3) with one built-in in each of the upstairs bedrooms. Baby Crib (1) Pack-n-Play available on request for additional fee.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
River Front Home

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