THE 5-STARS "BREATHTAKING" OULALA HOUSE19th-century LUXURY NEW ORLEANS HOME WITH LUSH TROPICAL GARDENS, FOUNTAINS, LARGE ENTERTAINING PATIO AND POOL FLANKED BY A FLOWING FRENCH WALL FOUNTAIN, LOCATED ONLY STEPS TO ST. CHARLES AVENUE AND THE HISTORIC STREETCAR ROUTE AND TWO BLOCKS FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. GUESTS CALL MY PROPERTY "AN OASIS IN THE CITY," LOCATED IN A VIBRANT & POPULAR WALKABLE SECTION OF UPTOWN NEW ORLEANS WITH MANY AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANTS A BLOCK AWAY AND ONLY A 10 MINUTE WALK TO THE MAJESTIC OAK-LINE TREES OF AUDUBON PARK & ZOO ACROSS FROM TULANE UNIVERSITY.
Located less than 1/2 block from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, in a fabulous section of Uptown New Orleans, over 50 past guests have given the Oulala House/ Pool & Gardens 5-STAR Reviews. Many have proclaimed it as "Breathtaking!, " Simply Gorgeous!," and "An Oasis in the City!". This classic 19th century New Orleans two-story home with 12-14 foot ceilings throughout has lush tropical gardens, flowing fountains and an expansive outdoor pool area. The property stretches over a whole city block divided by several walled gardens. Guest have called it "Magical at night!". The property is located in the most vibrant section of the city with hundreds of great restaurants, shops and music venues within walking distance. This spacious and luxury 5-STAR historic 19th-century house/pool and gardens is a destination experience with guests returning again to enjoy its unique New Orleans glories. It is only a few blocks away from of the Audubon Park and Zoo & its 18 hole golf course, the campuses of Tulane and Loyola Universities.
Guests claim the pictures do not do it justice, as they are always thrilled when they enter this enchanting property.
The 4800 square foot two-story historic OULALA house is appointed with fine art and antiques throughout. It offers a classic New Orleans experience with all the modern amenities one would expect to be found in a luxury property. It has 4 beautiful antique appointed bedrooms with queen beds and 3 full baths.
For guests on a budget, consider renting the onsite guest house located in a separate garden secluded from the main house. The property's guest house is part of another section of this large 19th century home and can sleep up to 6 people. It has two private bedrooms with queen beds, a bunk bed in a nook in the open air-floor plan, a full bath, central air and heat, wireless internet, flat screen cable tv and a fully stocked kitchen. The upstairs garden guest house has a separate private entrance that enters into a beautiful French country courtyard with a French Provincial Town fountain flowing in the middle of it and has a large provincial wooden table for outdoor dining. The upstairs guest's house rents for $275-350 plus taxes and fees a night depending on the season. It is a light-filled space offering beautiful views of the gardens and fountains below. Inquiry if you would like to rent this part of the property and not the main part of the house that sleeps up to 6 people. We will send you a Smile Box slideshow on both the main house and the Guest House if you make an inquiry for your selection
The property spans a whole block and has two entrances on two separate streets. It is enclosed by 7-foot high stucco walls with several lush and tropical gardens. Cascading French fountains flow in each enclosed garden setting. The large main gardens include a sparkling pool flanked by a flowing wall fountain, a covered outdoor charming gazebo, and outdoor grill, numerous seating areas for dining or visiting and a profusion of changing seasonal plantings in the many garden beds. The gardens are magical at night with all of the twinkling lights for outdoor dining and gazing at the stars.
The spacious and beautifully decorated 4 bedrooms of the Oulala House all have with queen beds with luxury linens. Each bedroom is appointed with antiques and fine art. All have ceiling fans, 12-foot ceilings 19th c armoires. The Master Bedroom has a view of the pool through its bay windows and a private bath with a large walk-in open shower; the upstairs Veranda Suite adjoins the upstairs library with an antique daybed that overlooks the outdoor balcony veranda. The upstairs Blue Room has an antique iron bed, armoire and ceiling fan; and the downstairs Parlour suite is appointed with Louis XVI antiques including an armoire and a chaise lounge nestled in the bay windows. . All of the three bathrooms have full baths with two having tubs and all three having showers. The upstairs hall bathroom has a jetted tub.
Elegant dining can be had in the formal dining room that can accommodate up to 10 diners comfortably, complete with a 19th-century crystal chandelier, 19th plaster ceiling medallion, and console piano. The adjacent French country kitchen has a French 19th c table that seats 6.
There is plenty of outdoor seating in the expansive patio around the pool with a covered marble dining table and a charming covered gazebo. There are several groupings of outdoor dining tables and seating around the pool which is flanked by a flowing French wall fountain. At night, string lights throughout the gardens create a magical setting for guests to relax, BBQ, dine outdoors and enjoy the stars.
The spacious kitchen comes with all of the Louisiana spices, gourmet cookware, lots of tableware, and table linens. There are flat screen televisions in all of the bedrooms of the main house and in the family seating area all equipped with cable. There is high-speed WI-FI, central air and heat, and a laundry room with a washer and dryer.
Just two blocks away is the Mississippi River levee where you can take sunrise and sunset walks to enjoy breathtaking views of the large ships gliding down the river. Guests who have stayed here have raved about the home and enjoyed its historic character and details. It is a wonderful home for family entertaining as the flow from the kitchen onto the patio deck overlooking the gardens is perfect to oversee the large lush gardens with several bistro table sets, flowing fountains, antique gates, and pool.The walled gardens spread over the block and the property has two separate entrances on two streets. There is off-street parking for two cars on site.
From the elegant foyer entrance, the formal dining room to the large French country kitchen equipped with gourmet cookware, the Oulala House offers a memorable experience for friends and family gatherings.
The home is located in a fabulous section of Uptown less than 1/2 block from the St. Charles Avenue famous streetcar line which can take you all along the magnificent live oak tree lined avenue right to the famous French Quarter. The St. Charles Avenue streetcar line runs 24 hours a day providing entertaining and reliable transportation from Uptown to downtown.
This gorgeous historic property was honoured and reviewed by the VRBO BEARS (see review above listing) who called it 'Magnificent' and awarded it 5 Stars.
Keywords: OULALA HOUSE/POOL & GARDENS: Beautiful historic classic 19thc Uptown New Orleans home Pool and Gardens and patio blooming with tropical foliage. Only 1/2 block from St. Charles Avenue streetcar route this 4800 sq. foot two story home is appointed with antiques and art throughout and has large bedrooms and 3 full baths, a formal dining room and a large French country kitchen equipped for a gourmet. WIFI, Flat screen TVs and Central AV, Washer Dryer, and chair lift to the second floor.
We have a Smile Box slide shows that we send to our guests that inquire about the property for their vacation plans. And, if you book a reservation you get an informative newsletter written by my sister, Lisa LeBlanc- Berry, who is a well-known local journalist and food critic in New Orleans. Her Oulala Newsletter gives you the hottest tips on trends in local restaurants and recommends the coolest things to do during the time you are visiting. Trained at the Cordon Blu in Paris, Ms. LeBlanc-Berry also offers private chef dinners and Cajun cooking classes. We practice "BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR
Other gratuitous amenities included: reserved off-street parking for two cars; snacks, basic breakfast foods, bottled water, coffee, milk and a bottle of wine for your arrival; making reservations for popular restaurants; and around the clock staff foreman for assistance if needed.
In-house Services for a fee include: private driver with SUV to and from events; unique private dining experiences at some of the city's best restaurants; farm to table private chef dinners; BBQ by Pool with tiki lights and local brew; Cajun dance lessons and or cooking classes; tours to Cajun country and airboat ride swamp tours; private shopping experiences at some of the city's finest antique stores; bike rentals; and a insider's night on the town to the hottest music clubs.
We know you will just love your stay at my historic 19th century Uptown New Orleans Oulala Home/Pool and Gardens. Our calendar is booking fast for next year, so book now if you would like to reserve this jewel of a vacation rental.
MICHELLE LEBLANC / OWNER
IDEAL FOR FAMILY GATHERINGS TO CELEBRATE.
THE ELEGANT ENTRANCE FLOWS INTO A LARGE KITCHEN AREA THAT ADJOINS THE FORMAL DINING ROOM, OUT TO THE DECK that overlooks the pool and gardens.
We are proud to be an official a City of New Orleans licensed and permitted vacation rental (PERMIT NUMBER #17STR-10387). With over 50 FIVE star reviews, our guests know that we are a luxury property that is up to code for the requirements of vacation rental properties in New Orleans.
Because we are an official City permitted property, we have fulfilled all the requirements to assure your stay is safe and protected. The Oulala House has annual inspections of fire alarms, extinguishers. We have a million dollar liability policy. And we are members of the neighbourhood association's security guard patrol.