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The Marsh House - New Orleans Getaway on Bayou Liberty

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + 3 sofas, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

The Marsh House is a unique home located on Bayou Liberty in Slidell. Bayou Liberty joins Lake Pontchartrain and is one of the most scenic bayous in Louisiana providing an important bird sanctuary for many species, marshes, cypress tress, and moss-draped live oaks. Guests are welcome to bring their own boat(s) and use the 100-foot dock or rent boats in the area.

The 3,500 square foot home is spacious and perfect to entertain a large group in. There are two living rooms with wood-burning fireplaces ,a formal dining room accommodating 12, and a very large kitchen stocked with ample plates, glassware, pots and pans for large get-togethers. In addition, there is a screened porch off the living room with an outdoor stove and BBQ pit, an ideal setting for watching a sunset on the bayou. Above, there is even a moon deck. A very large yard makes for a makeshift family football game (football provided).

The Marsh House has a front and back porch which extends the length of the home. Off of these porches are 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 of which have kings, 2 have queens, and there is also a futon and baby's pack and play.

For fishing enthusiasts, the nearby Lake, as well as the bayou are teeming with speckled trout, redfish, crabs and other brackish water species. Fishing charters are available in the area. There are several fish markets in the area, if you would rather someone else do the fishing.

There are two public golf courses within a fifteen minute drive as well as a multi-plex Imax theater, swamp tours and other recreational attractions.

The Marsh House is close to visit New Orleans or the Gulf Coast - about 30 minutes away. It's a wonderful home for family reunions or just getting friends together. Laissez bon temps roulez!

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Beth McFarland
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017



Slidell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Boat dock for two. Large home for entertaining.


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The Marsh House - New Orleans Getaway on Bayou Liberty
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
Champaign, IL

Charming escape with an easy drive to downtown New Orleans

  • 5 of 5

Beth was a fantastic hostess! She answered all our questions and was quick to respond during the booking process. The property is amazing; spacious and quiet, a perfect escape from the hustle of New Orleans. It is well maintained and very comfortable. And there's a resident gator in the marshes, so cool!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, thank you! I hope y'all will come again. I do think Marsh House provides a great get-away and makes for easy day trips to the city and other points of interest to explore while providing a relaxing place to get away to at the end of the day.
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Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were there for a week in aug, wow what can I say, beautiful if you ever get a chance to go to La this is the place to stay at. Gators and much more, very clean and wonderful stay

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming! Enjoyed having you, and I hope to see you next year!
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Dothan, AL

Great family reunion spot.

  • 4 of 5

Plenty of space for the twelve of us. This property was ideal.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house, loved the screened in back porch

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your stay!
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great for large groups

  • 4 of 5

We had a family reunion in Slidell for my parents 70th wedding anniversary. The house is very well equipped for entertaining with large dining room table, large kitchen for cooking for large parties and a wonderful screened porch for warm evening meals and lounging. Nice to have the washer/dryer with laundry soap provided. Was put to good use with several small children. House worked well with the small children, and they were amazed to see alligators in the lagoon! Nice area for morning walks also.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and I am so happy that the reunion was a success!
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We ABSOLUTELY Loved our stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for an awesome, spacious house for a group of people, no matter the occasion, no need to look any further!!! We were on a couples trip, group of 10, and this house fit our every need!!! We spent most of our time in New Orleans for different events and hate we didn't get to spend more time just there at the property. The owner, Mrs Beth, is very nice and accommodating.... Everything from checking in to our departure was very smooth!! Anything you think you may have forgot I promise they are surely to have it there!!! Just so so much to enjoy at the Marsh House!!! We are now PERMANENTLY SOLD, including our hold group of 10!! This is surely our first choice of places to stay for any trips back to visit New Orleans. The drive was only about 35 minutes... We enjoyed our trip!!! Hope you love the Marsh House as much as we did!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that y'all had a good time! Hope the birthday will be a memorable one.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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