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Luxurious and Famous Royal Street Mansion with Courtyard

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come stay on the main floor of a pristine, historic 1823 mansion in the heart of the French Quarter. With 14-foot ceilings, this flat is over 2,400 sq. feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Step from gorgeous kitchen to back covered porch, patio and a stunning private New Orleans garden. A charming & comfortable carriage house in the rear of the garden with bathroom & kitchenette that sleeps 4 is also available for booking either additionally or separately. (See VRBO #353791 for carriage house listing and VRBO #633488 for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom second floor with a 47 by 8 foot gallery on Royal Street.)

A beautifully renovated SECOND floor of this historic property is also available for rent either additionally or separately. 3 Bedrooms - a 47 foot balcony overlooking Royal Street - luxury throughout, sharing the same gorgeous garden and patio. VRBO listing 633488

Perfect for weddings or corporate events.

Call me for details!

The main house offers:

* Master bedroom with King Bed

* Second bedroom/media room/office with ensuite bathroom and new Queen bed pullout sofa

* Third bedroom with 2 designer twin bunk beds and ensure bathroom shared with 2nd bedroom/media room/office


The carriage house offers:

* Queen bed

* Pullout queen sofa

This is the former home of actors Delta Burke (Designing Women) and Gerald McRaney (A-Team, Simon and Simon, Major Dad), decorated in an elegant and festive Tuscan style. Near Ursuline St., you can sit on the front stoop for 5:00 cocktails and watch the world go by or walk anywhere in the French Quarter. The main floor parlor/living room features a bar with ice machine, large windows facing Royal Street, leather sofas, and a Baby Grand Piano. Relax in a private garden with outdoor seating and huge covered porch featuring shade awnings to protect you from the midday sun. In the center of the courtyard garden is an ornate fountain stocked with lovely koi. Step inside from the back porch to a large stylish kitchen with copper pots hanging from 14-foot ceilings and a huge island with stools for meal prep and dining. There is also a pretty and festive formal dinning room for guests and a den/TV room featuring a big-screen TV and pull out sofa.

There are gas heaters in the garden and on the porch for cooler evenings - even an outdoor shower!

This is our home, not a rental property, so we are looking for visitors who will respect and appreciate that. Please know that if you are considering staying here you will have the real French Quarter experience. Please call or write if you have questions or want to see more photos. This stunning home is for the discriminating few.

Keywords: Historic, mansion, garden setting, elegant, spacious

More Details

Samantha McRaney
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017


Faubourg Marigny House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Carriage House - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Den/Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Carriage House - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Carriage House rents separately, VRBO 353791
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
This 5-star home is centered on one of the most beautiful blocks on historic Royal Street in the French Quarter; iron gate leads to back gardens with beautiful courtyard, fountain and large covered porch. The carriage house is 'tucked' in the back, surrounded by lush landscaped garden, brick walled privacy, and open to the entire large patio. Please see photos for details. VRBO 353791


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

Luxurious and Famous Royal Street Mansion with Courtyard
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 51 reviews

Not great

  • 2 of 5

Great location but not as updated as I would've liked for the price. Caretaker was somewhat rude and not accommodating. We won't be coming back to this house

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay! Perfect location - classic French quarter home with wonderful courtyard

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful spot for our girls weekend - the 2nd floor is optimal but first floor is wonderful too - don't forget to ask about the "hidden bathroom" on the 1st floor!! Thanks for a great stay

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing location, wonderful rooms, and friendly hosts

  • 5 of 5

Samantha's place on Royal street is not only historical, but also kept up to date with wonderful facilities. As a first timer at New Orleans, I was fortunate enough to line up this location for my family. It's location is walking distances to all the fun, while quiet in the evening.

Samantha and Ina (the house manager) were super friendly, and they made us feel at home. They were ready to assist for any questions or inquiries, and they provided us with wonderful guidance on local must-sees and must-eats. They also connected us with Randall, who drove us to/from the airport. Randall is awesome, and he really knows New Orleans!

This is a wonderful place, and we are looking forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Property, Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

As an employee of HomeAway I travel frequently and have stayed in dozens of properties across the United States, this 5-Star property on Royal Street is by far the most alluring property I have stayed in. From the freshly polished silver to the beautifully manicured French courtyard every spot of this property was absolutely stunning.

The booking process itself was made very simple by the owner of the property, once we arrived the house manager (Who lives nearby) was extremely helpful guiding us to parking, answering any questions we had about the property and area, and was willing to help us with any problems we encountered during our stay, she made our time at the property truly one of a kind.

Once settled in, just exploring the property was like going back in time. The beautiful piano, elaborate furniture and decorations, this property is a true reflection of old time French Quarter aristocracy. Very clean, very well maintained.

The large French courtyard was in full bloom and really complimented the property well, there were plenty of chairs for company and a great back drop for small events. This property is located right on Royal St, 1 block from the Bourbon St. and within walking distance to all activities and restaurants in the French Quarter. It was an amazing experience relaxing in the formal living room listening to the foot traffic of the locals on Royal St. The property comes with a very large marble antique bar complete with ice maker, bar stools, bar accessories like shaker cups, coasters etc. Great conversation piece and area to have a drink in.

Beautiful kitchen, lots of room, large island, large refrigerator. Great covered back porch area with rockers and couches that lead to the courtyard.

The pictures really do not do justice for this property; it is something you must see in person to really get the full experience. I would recommend this property to any family or friend planning to travel to New Orleans, my expectations were blown away

Thanks for sharing your home with my family, we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Picture Perfect Setting!

  • 5 of 5

This house was a picture perfect setting for our wedding! We rented the entire property (all 3 rentals) for our wedding weekend, and we, our family, and our friends had an incredible time. The picturesque courtyard, the beautiful decor, the amazing location—all make this home second to none. The house manager, Ina, was kind, responsive, and amazingly helpful, too.

The convenience of venturing out to explore the city on foot, watching the horse-drawn carriages clip-clop past the front windows, savoring an evening cocktail in the shaded courtyard—it's a true New Orleans experience that we'll never forget and hope to visit again. We visit New Orleans often, but have never had an experience quite like this. Truly special.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing home in the heart of the French Quarter! You won't be disappointed!

  • 5 of 5

A group of six women recently stayed on the first floor of the house and in the adorable cottage in the back to celebrate a 50th birthday. It is a wonderful property and in an excellent location. We walked everywhere that we went and felt safe at all times. This home is beautifully decorated and the new bathroom recently updated could be in architectural digest it is that gorgeous! The host Samantha was awesome to deal with and most accommodating and attentive to our needs. Her property manager Brittney was so helpful as well with any requests like airport transfers, assisted with a plantation tour upon arrival, water at the rental when we arrived etc.(for a small fee). She was so helpful, friendly and offered suggestions of hot spots to go to etc. If you need a limo either for an airport transfer or other sites Randall was the best! Professional, friendly and always on time. There is so much to see and do in NOLA that we did not spend a lot time in the rental but our favorite was every morning sitting on the back patio attached to the main house. Plenty of room for a large group like ours and coffee shop near by, CC's, to relax and plan our activities for the day! I highly recommend this home if you are coming to NOLA! The location is the best in the heart of French Quarter but off a little so not horribly loud. I would stay here again in a heartbeat! Ready to come back as there is more to see and do! Thank you Samantha and staff for a wonderful visit to your charming and fun city! Kim and girls.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Algiers Ferry
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrack Station
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Pass Christian, Mississippi
Car: not necessary

While this home is on an elegant residential block, it is just steps to restaurants, clubs, shops, galleries and many historic attractions.


Rates & Availability

Faubourg Marigny House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jazz festival
May 4 2017 - May 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 14.0%

Please ask owner for quote for all special events!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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