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French Quarter Luxury Home in the Heart of the Quarter

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

Luxury Creole Cottage located in the French Quarter, on Dauphine Street, one block from Bourbon Street and three blocks from Jackson Square. This historic home, built in 1875, has been lovingly restored while maintaining its Old World charm. Two bedroom and two baths, as well as a large living room and den, are meticulously maintained. The kitchen and baths are newly renovated, with marble and granite, including stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The furnishings are antique and the house has been decorated by a professional designer.

One bedroom contains a queen bed and the other contains two queen beds. The beds have new pillow top mattresses and all cotton linens. There are two adjoining full baths next to the bedrooms. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in the den. It has a fully equipped kitchen. The amenities will make your stay equal to a luxury hotel. There is a relaxing patio, enclosed by brick and wood fencing, a perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening cocktail or glass of wine.

The house is near all of the French Quarter's attractions: Restaurants, Nightclubs, Harrah's Casino, Jackson Square, The French Market, Aquarium, River Walk, Canal Place, Preservation Hall, Royal Street antique shops and Bourbon Street jazz clubs.

To be honest, the house is not really suitable for families with young children. The antique furniture and fabrics are not child friendly. It is best suited for adults who are looking for a beautifully decorated retreat. It is perfect for two couples.

We also have for rent a perfect beachfront condo in Perdido Key (Pensacola, FL) VRBO Listing # 294983, and two lovely mountain homes in Highlands, North Carolina, VRBO Listings # 303786 and # 298029.

Keywords: French Quarter, New Orleans, one block from Bourbon Street, Luxury Cottage, Antiques

More Details

Owner
MaryAnne McAlpin
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2017

About MaryAnne McAlpin

We bought this lovely Creole cottage in 1990 and restored it to its original uniqueness. It is family owned and we have used it as a second home as well as sharing it with friends and extended family over the years.

MaryAnne McAlpin purchased this house in 1990

Why MaryAnne McAlpin chose Downtown

New Orleans is a charming city with a sophisticated European feel. The city is imbued with an ambiance like no other city in the country. I went to college in New Orleans, Tulane University, and fell in love with the city and decided that a place in the Quarter would be a perfect location to enjoy the food, the wonderful architecture and, most of all, the people of the city. My brothers agreed, and we found this Creole cottage in 1990 and we have enjoyed it immensely ever since.

What makes this house unique

You walk out the door and are surrounded by the French Quarter experience. Bourbon Street is one short block away, Jackson square is three blocks away. You can walk to all of the legendary and iconic sites within the Quarter, enjoying the restaurants, bars and historic buildings, all right outside your door. There is no better location because you are in the almost exact center of the French Quarter.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you so much for the wonderful hospitality in your gorgeous French Quarter house. What a treat to walk into the door and feel like we were in a movie star abode."
Mar 2010
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Amenities

French Quarter House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3) Two queen beds in one bedroom and one queen bed in the second bedroom. New pillow top mattresses and luxury cotton sheets.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
Notes:
Center of the French Quarter, one block from Bourbon Street and three blocks from Jackson Square, almost in the exact center of the French Quarter, the location could not be better for enjoying all of the restaurants, bars, and sites within the Quarter, close to River Walk, the Aquarium, Canal Place, the New Orleans Convention Center, Harrah's Casino and the Super Dome..

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

French Quarter Luxury Home in the Heart of the Quarter
average rating of 5.0 based on 57 reviews
5

Absolutely loved this house!

  • 5 of 5

This house has such a great location, and the layout is excellent- the bathrooms and bedrooms are great sizes and the backyard space was perfect. The house was also well stocked (2 blowdryers, 2 irons, plenty of towels and pillows and blankets). My husband and I shared this house with family (6 of us in total) and it fit us all more than comfortably. I am also obsessed with the decor. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location, Great House!

  • 5 of 5

This was a PERFECT house for a week's stay in New Orleans. We loved being in the middle of the French Quarter & only 1 block off of Bourbon St. The decor of the house was amazing (over the week, there was always a new painting or artifact to discover) and added to the entire NOLA experience! It's a perfect house for 2 couples with 2 full bathrooms. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. The beds & pillows were very comfortable. The house was well-stocked with everything we could possibly need (lots of toilet paper, soap, etc.). Mary Anne is a very professional & gracious owner and returned our security deposit so promptly! Would love to stay at the house again! Thanks Mary Anne!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Decatur, Al
5

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd time we rented Mary Ann's house. The location is great. In the middle of the Quarter but not on a street that never sleeps. Great place for 2-4 couples depending on how good of friends you are. Patio is cozy and a great place to sit and have a glass of wine.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sugar Grove, PA and Sweden
5

Joe n Linda, Mikael n Asa

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, house well stocked, very clean, 2 bathrooms are modern and great, beds comfy! Would highly recommend this cottage with courtyard and period furnishings. Best of New Orleans flavor and modern convenience!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous place!

  • 5 of 5

My brother and I just returned from this beautiful place in NoLa celebrating his 50th birthday. We could not have asked for anything better. We were able to walk anywhere we needed to go. The house is beautifully decorated and the owners were very helpful in assisting us with recommendations, etc. We are going to return! (hopefully every year)

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

NOLA at its finest!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 6 traveling with our adult children to spend Thanksgiving together!The house was old New Orleans but comfortable . We walked everywhere,!The owner was great to work with.She answered questions in a timely manner ,offered great suggestions where to wine and dine and the house was well supplied with everything we needed! So happy we decided to stay at this beautiful home to celebrate our Thanksgiving!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
New Orleans

Bourbon Street, Jazz Clubs, New Orleans Restaurants, Royal Street Antiques, French Quarter Shops, Super Dome, Harrah's Casino, New Orleans Convention Center, Jackson Square, Aquarium, River Walk, Preservation Hall, Canal Place shopping

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Rates & Availability

French Quarter House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
French Quarter Fest
Apr 6 2017 - Apr 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Jazz Fest
Apr 26 2017 - May 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Sugar Bowl 2018
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
Mardi Gras 2018
Feb 7 2018 - Feb 15 2018
6 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
French Quarter Fest 2018
Apr 11 2018 - Apr 17 2018
4 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Jazz Fest 2018
Apr 25 2018 - May 9 2018
5 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

There is a $500 reservation/security deposit due at booking.
This will be returned after your departure if no damage is done to the property.
It is non-refundable if you cancel your reservation.
The full rental payment is due 30 days before arrival.
Higher rates and longer minimum stays during Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, New Year's, Halloween, Sugar Bowl, and other major events.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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