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Debbie Khoury

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Great Old Single-Family Home in Historic Neighborhood

21 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Downtown House Rental Photos and Description

This shotgun house,(meaning 'no halls, one room after another'. You could shoot a shotgun from the front door out the backdoor, but please don't) is in one of the oldest residential neighborhoods outside of the French Quarter (the original city of New Orleans). Many of the people that originally lived in the Bywater were craftsmen, so the houses are not fancy, but have character.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Debbie Khoury (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Debbie Khoury

My husband and I are retired educators who left New Orleans post-Katrina for a warm, dry place to spend our 'golden years'. After 2 1/2 years in Phoenix (which is a lovely place), we miss New Orleans terribly and hope to return as often as possible. There is no place like it in the world.

Debbie Khoury purchased this house in 2000

Why Debbie Khoury chose Downtown

This was a rental house until we renovated this house for our use when we return to New Orleans for frequent visits (a must). It is not glamorous, (nor are we), but very clean, cute, comfortable and convenient.

What makes this house unique

New Orleans is a city of 'neighborhoods' and this one is a diverse and unpretenious neighborhood of real working New Orleanians, but close enough to enjoy all that the French Quarter and Downtown have to offer. The house has old-world charm in it high ceilings, pine floors and pocket doors. It has a fenced yard for privacy, but notice how the neighbors 'porch-sit' and everyone speaks to everyone.

Reviews

4.9
based on 21 traveler reviews

Great Old Single-Family Home in Historic Neighborhood
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
5

Adorable house, great location

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I loved staying in this house. The pictures don't do justice to how cute and spacious it is inside, and the owner was super responsive. The house is just a couple blocks from the 88 bus, which goes into the French Quarter and meets up with the streetcar. You can also walk to the French Quarter if you like long walks. There are a bunch of fun places in the neighborhood including the Shake Sugary bakery and the Sneaky Pickle, which have tons of vegetarian and vegan options. There are also neighborhood roosters, chickens, and cats, which hang around being adorable.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! Adorable shotgun, nicely decorated, lots of room. Especially loved the back yard patio for enjoying coffee in the morning and wine in the evening. Also appreciated the driveway with a locked gate. We had a rental car and it felt safe locking it up at night. Nice neighborhood. Talked with several friendly neighbors while sitting on front porch. Thought it might be noisy on the weekend, but it was quieter than my own neighborhood on a warm Sat. night. Close to French Quarter also. Loved that there were many eateries in the neighborhood, so that we didn't have to drive downtown and pay to park. A few blocks away is St. Roch's Market - an eclectic marketplace with many vendors to choose from. You could eat there every night and have something different! Desserts, Asian, Mexican, seafood, wine, etc. Elizabeth's, a few blocks away, was also good eating. And if you're vegetarian, The Sneaky Pickle on St. Claude. Looks like a "dive" on the outside, but food was great! Also ate at Cafe Dauphine, food was good, but service was slow and they got our order wrong, which made the wait even longer. All in all, I think we made a great choice picking this rental!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent location, very charming home

  • 5 of 5

From the pictures, I understood the layout of a shotgun house, but the pictures do not do justice to how large the rooms are or how the decor gives this home a local flavor. The backyard was great for relaxing and having coffe during the mornings, and a little bonus was it was on a two-way street ( which is not the norm in NOLA). Another bonus was that Uber was always $8 or less to and from Bourbon ST and the French Market, and the one night after the Krewe of Nix parade ended and we took a taxi back it was $14, which should give you a hint to this homes awesome location. If you do get a chance to stay here, there is an awesome little bistro just down the street called "the Cheezy Cajun" I would definitely recommend. The St. Vincent cemetery is a short walk away, and if you have young children the city park is also fairly close.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Clean Shotgun Home-Great Bywater location

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed are stay at Deborah's place. House was very clean and comfortable and tastefully decorated. Nice backyard to relax in. Great Bywater location right off St. Claude. We rented bikes from Gerken's Bike Shop on St. Claude and used them to get around to all the Bywater restaurants, Frenchman Street and the French Quarter. Would highly recommend staying here and plan to do so again.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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5

Great choice.

  • 5 of 5

Super friendly and helpful Loved the accommodations, filled with charm and class. neighborhood was full of character and nice people. We would stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Good value for a comfortable house.

  • 5 of 5

The house has a lot of room and character. My Jack Russell terrier loved the yard and the shotgun style house allowed him to expend his energy when weather kept him indoors. There are several restaurants/cafes nearby along with the Crescent Park. The Quarter is about a half hour walk. There is space for two cars if you are driving or renting a car. Debbie always responded to my many emails promptly and provided us with a lot of helpful tips on things to do and good restaurants. One caveat, if you are the kind of person that would be aggravated by a rooster awakening you in the morning maybe this isn't for you.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Moissant
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Saturn
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Canal St
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
City Park
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Downtown
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Elizabeth's, Prime Grill, Satsuma's
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
None

In a Historic residential neighborhood, with local restaurants, bars and local characters. Only about 1 1/2 miles from Frenchmen St. a great place for entertainment, and the French Quarter with not only food and music, but the Aquarium, Insectarium, carriage rides and paddlewheel tours of the Mississpippi. About 2 mi. from Harrah's Casino or the Superdome. About 3 miles to the WW II Museum and the historic Uptown, which can be reached by the streetcar. City Park and the Art Museum are a couples of miles North. Outside of the city. Visit plantations or take a swamp tour.

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Rates & Availability

St Claude House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$125
$700
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning 1-3 people $100

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Amenities

Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 full bath with tub and shower, 1 powder room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) , Queen-size sofa sleeper in 2nd parlor (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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