Sunny, private, peaceful, country cottage-like 2-bedroom, 2 bath apartment on a quarter of a tropically-landscaped acre, hardwood floors, 12-ft ceilings, newly renovated, new ceiling fans in every room, large custom oak bedroom closets, LG flat screen TVs, dvd, vcr, ipod compatible stereo, cable, wireless internet; granite countertops, LG high-end stainless steel appliances: gas range, side-by-side refrigerator, dishwasher, stackable washer and dryer; marble shower, 2-person bath tub, large antique cypress French windows opening to a banana tree grove above bathtub in bathroom, custom open kitchen oak shelving; bicycle rentals nearby
Safe, quiet, great neighborhood; 1890’s renovated architecturally beautiful home; off-street parking. Apartment is furnished with two high quality queen beds, a white upholstered Pottery Barn sleeper sofa (as well as a quality queen and 3 twin air mattresses), white upholstered armchairs and ottomans, quality linens, down comforters, towels, dishes, stainless steel cookware, country antique furniture, etc; Quarter of an acre landscaped with citrus, fig, papaya, banana grove, palms, ginger, sweet olive, camellia, gardenia, wisteria, angel trumpet, plumeria, roses, herbs, potted plants; Responsible landlord who addresses issues/fixes problems immediately; new electrical, plumbing, appliances, paint, bathroom, kitchen, etc.
Within 5 minute walk to the Jazz Fest, 2 neighborhood coffee shops (Fair Grinds and CCs), Sip wine bar, 5 excellent restaurants/bistros (Café Degas, Lola’s, Nomma Mia, Sante Fe, Liuzza’s by the Track), 2 neighborhood markets (Canesco’s and Terranova’s), Carrolton Ave street car, NO Museum of Art, City Park (including botanical gardens, sculpture garden, tennis courts, golf, country children’s amusement park), Bayou St John, bird watching, kayaking, paddleboarding, biking, fishing. Less than 2 miles to French Quarter, Superdome, Frenchman, Treme, Bywater and Marigny neighborhoods, central business district (CBD), and the I-10; Approximately 5 miles to Uptown, Magazine St, St Charles, Tulane University, Loyola University, Garden District, Audubon Park, and Audubon Zoo; Half a block to bus stop on Esplanade Ave @ CC’s coffee shop; 5 blocks to street car @ Esplanade Ave and Carrollton Ave; Home has never flooded; most BSJ neighborhood homes did not flood during Katrina due to a higher elevation on Esplanade Ridge
Apartment is the back apartment of a renovated 1890’s home, separated into 3 apartments. The two front apartments do not have backyard access; the backyard is only for the back apartment to ensure privacy; Bayou St. John neighborhood listed in Top 10 Neighborhood’s in American in Men’s Journal Magazine “…The winding waterway where picnickers lounge on grassy banks and kayakers paddle their way up to Lake Pontchartrain creates a pastoral backdrop for Bayou St. John’s bungalows. It’s all within shouting distance of NOLA’s top art museum, a huge city park, and the barbecue shrimp po’boy at Liuzza’s By the Track.” – Men’s Journal Magazine
Dining ideas: http://www.nola.com/dining-guide/
Some favorite food spots: Irene's, Bacchanals, Parkway Bakery, Adolfoes, Cafe Amelie, Liuzza's by the Race Track
Great food spots- Marigny/Bywater: Bacchanals, New Orleans Cake Cafe, Satsuma, Ruby Slipper
Great food spots- Bayou St. John: Parkway Bakery, Liuzza's by the Race Track, Crescent City Steak House, Nomma Mia, Cafe Degas, Lola's, Santa Fe
Great food spots- French Quarter area: Irenes, Port o Call, Cafe Amelie, Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, Maximos, Galatoire's
Great food spots- CBD: Luke's, Herbsaint, Couchon, Rio Mar, La Boca, Root, Delmonico
Great food spots- Uptown: Crepe Nanou, Le Petite Grocery, Lilette, Coquette, Baru, Jacques-Imo's, Surrey's Cafe
Bike rental companies: Greg's Antique's- French Quarter, Decatur St; Bike Nola; Joy Ride
Good music: Bacchanals, DBA, Bullets (Kermit Ruffins on Tuesdays), Spotted Cat, Apple Barrel, Maple Leaf, Frenchman St joints
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paddle boarding in Bayou St John
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