The Carrollton area is by turns sleepy and lively, with lovely streets populated by stately Oaks and a history of being where the erudite summered in New Orleans, beautiful Victorians line this streecar boulevard. The Claiborne is situated along historic oak-lined Carrollton Ave, mere steps from the St. Charles Ave Street car. This 3 BR/2 BA, is one of six flats in a lovely Historic home that has been faithfully restored to it's original grandeur with a mix of the historic and the modern, featuring two master bedrooms, each with a Queen bed, full-closet and one with an en-suite full bath. A junior bedroom also features a Queen bed and full-closet. The heart of the home is a cozy kitchen with a large eating/lounging area, flat screen TV/DVD, cable and Wi-Fi internet. Plenty of room for all to gather and pass an evening, host a dinner party, or settle in for a quiet dinner for two. Spacious yet intimate, the Claiborne is perfect for families or several couples traveling together.
Carrolton Avenue: Before being annexed by the city of New Orleans, the town of Carrolton was a summer resort community where the well-to-do kept a summer cottage and enjoyed the shady woodlands, meadows and breezes from the nearby Mississippi river. The Claiborne is a stone's throw from beautiful Palmer Park. Family friendly with a new 'Kaboom' playground, Palmer Park hosts many community and cultural events. The last Sat. of every month Palmer Park comes to life during the Arts Market with tents of arts & crafts vendors, refreshments and live music. The St. Charles Street car -the oldest street car line in the world! -runs directly past The Claiborne, rolling on to destinations such as : The French Quarter, Canal Street, Audubon Park/Zoo, Aquarium of the Americas, The Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery. The Claiborne lies within easy walking distance of Historic Oak street and it's eclectic shops, boutiques, and various restaurants of all sorts, local groceries, pharmacies -even good old American fast food!
Good Eats!: Camelia Grille, Jacque Imo's, Maple Leaf Bar, Ninja Sushi, Rue De La Course, Oak Bar, Curry Corner, Mona's Mediterranean, Oak Street Cafe, Sno Balls, Lebenon Cafe, Cafe Greneda, Panchito's Mexican, Little Tokyo, Saltwater Grille, O'Henry's, Brigsten's, Matt and Naddies, Dante's Kitchen, China Orchid, Hana, Cold Stone Creamery, Cooter Brown's Oyster Bar, New Orleans Daiquiri, Le Madelaine, Lousiana Pizza Kitchen to name a few...all within a quick 15 minute walk!
Other Activities: Swamp tours, French Quarter Tours, Cemetery Tours, Walking, Jogging, Bicycling, Rollerblading and Horseback riding on the Mississippi River Levee. Easy access to Saints games at the Superdome and Hornets games at the Arena via S. Claiborne Avenue. Live music nightly at the Maple Leaf Bar on Historic Oak Street. You'll enjoy your stay from start to finish.