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Magazine St. Elegance w/huge Courtyard, Private Gated Parking

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bdrms + extra 5th room, 5 1/2 baths, on Magazine St.

FRENCH QTR FEST OPEN! JAZZFEST OPEN!--Elegant 1860 Greek Revival historical home with that special New Orleans charm--Look no further-- DO IT IN STYLE! Welcome to the Magazine Street Beauty. 3000 sq ft, 4 bedroom, wow- 5 1/2 baths--rare to have that many, and they all connect to each bedroom. 5th bedroom can be created from living room. LOCATION Location! We are right ON Famous Magazine Street with coffee shops, restaurants, excellent antique shopping only 2 blks away, and you are right at the gorgeous Garden District to your left, 6 blks right to Downtown for business people, and 18 blocks (5 minute drive) to the French Quarter! You can walk to the street car line on St. Charles! Only 1/2 mile to the Convention Center. Coliseum Park is 2 blocks from the house.

ROOM LAYOUT-- 4 private Suites with queen bed + murphy bed in wall-- each have a connecting LARGE bathroom. 1 EXTRA Room is used as the living room, or can be the 5th bedroom, which also has private bath, and room can be closed off for privacy. Home has a Full kitchen that has all you need to cook and enjoy. Seats 12 + 2 more at bar. Home has a large LUSH courtyard with a turtle pond, and outdoor furniture (seats 12), next to the private electric gated parking that can hold up to 3 small cars, or 2 large.

Each suite is large with Queen bed, HDTV, WIFI, and bathrooms are large with shower and tubs. Rooms each sleep 3, each room has either a murphy bed or sleeper sofa. Suite #2 can sleep 4. Living room furniture is in Suite #1 to have a 'hang out' room or can be a bedroom if needed. Suite's 3, 4, 5 all have queen beds + a single sleeper or murphy bed.

Enjoy Elegance at Magazine Beauty-- crystal chandeliers everywhere, rich velvet drapery and antiques throughout this Greek Revival 1860 home. We also have gated private parking for 2 cars. Much needed in NOLA. If home is booked, I have 4 other homes in other areas near the FQ in the Marigny & Bywater Neighborhoods. Email is best to communicate- email me specifically what you need, and I will take care of you! NO BACHELOR PARTIES OR WEDDINGS ALLOWED. MUST BE OVER 25 TO STAY HERE OR ONLY WITH PARENT PRESENT. NOT SUITABLE FOR A GROUP WITH MANY SMALL CHILDREN. Also see #445937, #842913,#256427, #202717, #850189

More Details

Owner
Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager

I own several vacation home properties here in NOLA, & Austin, TX, and have managed this business for 11 years. I love to take care of people as they partake in the most important thing in life-- vacation!! This includes you business people too! My phone # shows out of state, but I live in NOLA!

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2013

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Central City/Garden District

LOTS of reasons-- beautiful building and courtyard with that old New Orleans feel, excellent location and neighborhood, gated parking, home has huge master suites, adjoining large baths-- gorgeous. I also have several other homes in the Marigny and Bywater close to the FQ. I want to give my customers choices for the area they want!

What makes this house unique

You are right ON Magazine street-has lots of restaurants/coffee shops/antique shops, and 5 minute drive to the French Quarter or Downtown. I own several other buildings if you need another part of town.

Amenities

Lower Garden District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 15
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • All bathrooms are LARGE! Better than mine at my own home!
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 murphy bed , upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 murphy bed , downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , upstairs, extra sitting room, private balcony
    Bedroom 1 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , downstairs combo living room- has queen sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(71 traveler reviews)

Magazine St. Elegance w/huge Courtyard, Private Gated Parking
average rating of 4.7887325 based on 71 reviews
5

A great house at a great price!

  • 5 of 5

It was my second time staying at this fantastic home, and it will remain my top choice for future trips to New Orleans. The house is perfect for large groups, it's very clean, and it has all the amenities you need for a stress free vacation. Check in and check out is easy. This historic house has great character and is just a short Uber ride to the French Quarter. I would highly recommend it to any looking to stay in the Garden District or that wants to be centrally located to the popular areas outside of the Quarter.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great House in a Great Area

  • 4 of 5

House was very big for our needs, we had 8 people and everyone had a space to sleep. Would have given 5 stars but most of the beds were a bit uncomfortable. 4 real beds, the rest are either fold outs or murphy beds. Place was clean and New Orleans Quirky! Turtle pond out back, neighborhood friendly cats and really great outside area to hang out in the mornings. Possible ghost, we didn't see or hear anything but was fun to think about. There is an AWESOME coffee shop on the corner (Momo's) which was really convenient for us. Lots a bathrooms and space.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Good with reservations

  • 4 of 5

This is a great location, and the house works well for a group. Multiple bathrooms, and separate spaces allow good relations while the common rooms are quite usable. That being said, if you want to cook for your group, the kitchen leaves a lot to be desired. No usable knives, no can opener, no bottle opener, no corkscrew, no tongs. The stove is an antique and works poorly, one burner never worked. The patio grill needed to be propped up on bricks and we had to get propane. The fridge is seriously off level.

Many light bulbs were burned out. Joe helped with that, but forethought would have been better. Some beds were ok, some were very uncomfortable.

The decking on the upper gallery was soft in places, which was a concern as it's a long fall from there.

The patio is great, we used it a lot.

Two other things I fixed to get through the week were one of the toilets, and the dishwasher.

In short, we loved the spot and the accommodation for a family, but the owner attention to detail was terrible.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and a lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this property was perfect. So convenient to the street car, restaurants, antique shopping & it was an inexpensive and quick trip via Uber to the French Quarter/Frenchman's street/River Walk, etc... There were 9 of us staying, so we lost the living room as a hang-out spot, but we thoroughly enjoyed our time there and loved the privacy each room provided to the group. We would definitely recommend this place to a larger group.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful time in NOLA. We had everything we needed and more.

The back patio with the pond and turtles were so enjoyable and we loved the cats.

So easy to work with, will definitely stay with Carrie again!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Guys Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This place is great! My buddies and I took a trip down to NOLA to get me prepared for my big day, and this was a fantastic place/location to stay. The place was spotless when we arrived and had the AC ready for guests (it was a hot day in LA). We arrived about 2-3 hours before check in and Guy, the property manager, was very accommodating about letting us drop our things off and also making sure that everything was as expected. Guy is friendly and does a great job of making guests feel at home. The management is out of the way but are accessible if needed... Everything was perfect with the house, the linens, the AC, the kitchen, the back patio, etc. so we didn't really need them for anything but it was nice to know they were there. The back patio/courtyard is awesome! It has a charcoal grill, two tables with umbrellas, a pond with turtles, beautiful plants, etc. I would highly recommend grilling out at least one night (kitchen is stocked with all needed utensiles). There were only six of us so we had plenty of room and could have easily fit twice as many people. The house itself is historical, built in the 1870's, but is up to date with all modern amenities so it is a great way to get some of the historical NOLA vibe without making any compromises. The neighborhood is extremely quiet, which is nice, and this did not prevent us from enjoying ourselves on the back patio at night... You just have to be respectful of the neighbors. We all felt extremely safe in this place and felt like we were in a safe area of town. Obviously, you are in a big city so you still have to be smart, but the house is in the Garden District so you are in a good area. The location is ideal! You are about a 35 minute walk to Bourbon St., but I would recommend checking out the Garden District (Parasol's firecracker shrimp Po'boy is the best sandwich I have ever had and is only a 10 minute walk away) as it is also really cool! I will be staying here again the next time my friends and I hit NOLA. Very nice house in an awesome city!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Lower Garden District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
FR QTR FEST
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,985
Flat fee
 
 
JAZZFEST 1st wkd
Apr 28 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,985
Flat fee
 
 
JAZZFEST may
May 5 2017 - May 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,985
Flat fee
 
 
MEM WKD
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,985
Flat fee
 
 
July 4th
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,985
Flat fee
 
 
SUMMER
Jul 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$495
$3,325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,000
Flat fee
 
 
DECEMBER discount
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$495
$2,800
 
 
XMAS
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$4,800
Flat fee
 
 
NEW YRS
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,600
Flat fee
 
 
Winter
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$595
$3,500
 
 
MARDI GRAS
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 13 2018
5 night minimum stay
$7,500
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$750
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
MAID FEE $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.0%

YOU CAN CHANGE ANY HOLIDAY DATES- 2 NT MINIMUM. DISCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN 3 NTS. AT ANY TIME. WE TAKE CHECKS, PAYPAL, OR CREDIT CARDS, OR YOU CAN PAY ONLINE. EMAIL FOR EXACT QUOTE
FOR MORE THAN 8 PEOPLE, nightly rate and MAID FEE INCREASES.
SORRY, NO PETS, NO BACHELOR PARTIES OR WEDDINGS ALLOWED. 3% CREDIT CARD FEE INCLUDED. IF YOU PAY BY ECHECK, THE 3% FEE WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU AFTER YOUR STAY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
15 miles, or 22 minutes from property
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
3 blks from house
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Algiers Ferry, 5 minutes from house
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
at City Park, others too.
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Street car- 4 blocks walk
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
I-90 that becomes IH-10 is 7 blks away
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
1 blk from house
Car: recommended

In the Heart of it all!! You are on the famous Magazine Street-- 2 blks to the restaurants, grocery, and exquisite antique shopping. 6 blks to Downtown, and 18 blks to the French Quarter

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