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1830's Shotgun Home-4 Blks to French Quarter 2 Bedroom

43 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Faubourg Marigny

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Voted one of the nicest neighborhoods in America! Marigny St sits 2 blocks from the local hot spot, Frenchmen St, which features 'Snug Harbor' as featured on HBO series, 'Treme.' The French Quarter is only 4 or 5 blocks away. Coffee, Restaurants, bars and shopping as little as 2 blocks away.

This adorable, nicely decorated with antiques is an 1830's shotgun private house. On street parking is free and simple right in front of the house. Sit on the front porch, relax in the living room, have a drink in the dining room, or enjoy the back brick patio table.

Two separate bedrooms, each with a double bed, with bathroom between. A fifth or sixth person could sleep on the couch or on an air mattress.

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Keywords: Frenchmen, antique ,house, private, bungalow, treme, dauphine, bourbon, royal, marigny, new orleans, 2 bed, historic

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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About The Owner

I'm a real estate broker in SouthWest Louisiana and have a passion for historic architecture.

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why The Owner chose Downtown

It's close enough to the action but away from the craziness. We love the artsy neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

It's a fun quiet neighborhood.


based on 43 holidaymaker reviews

1830's Shotgun Home-4 Blks to French Quarter 2 Bedroom
average rating of 4.6511626 based on 43 reviews
San Francisco

Great house with super fun decor

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 3 others greatly enjoyed staying here in the Marginy! The location was great for bicycling around the city. The house itself was very clean, with high ceilings, wood floors, and super fun and funky decor that we loved. Would definitely stay here again. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Tx

The Best Place to Stay in New Orleans!

  • 5 of 5

Wow!!! My wife and I stayed here for four nights and I can easily say this is the best place we have ever stayed in N.O. We have stayed at "boutique" hotels, upscale hotels, and everywhere in between, but we will definitely try to stay at this house in the future. The house: An immaculate shotgun style home decorated with beautiful artwork and amazing antique furniture throughout. Beautiful hardwood floors and high ceilings plus cold air condition made it comfortable to return to after a day of tourist walking. The kitchen is fully equipped to cook or just chill. There's also a neat backyard to relax for an afternoon drink or morning coffee. The house is furnished with a washer and dryer that was very handy. It is definitely bigger than the pics show! The location: A cool neighborhood where people are very friendly. Literally 2 blocks to Frenchmen St and about a 10 minute walk to the French Quarter. Another bonus: Only one block to the bus route! We bought a 3 day bus pass for a couple of dollars that covers the bus and the streetcar lines. We got to any destination in N.O. in minutes, although our favorite area is Frenchmen St. We got to enjoy all the live music venues without the noise at home. We would definitely recommend this rental for anyone/group looking to enhance their experience in New Orleans!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Mitch, you're welcome back anytime.
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Chandler, Arizona

Very Convenient Location

  • 4 of 5

This property was conveniently located to all the tourist areas of New Orleans. The house is exactly as described, 2 bedroom shotgun style with 2 double beds. Parking was right outside the house on the street and we never hard trouble finding a parking space. We walked to the New Orleans Food Co-op in 10 minutes to pick up some groceries and a fun restaurant is across the street, picture food truck style in one large air conditioned building. Highly recommend a visit there. A drug store is also a short walk away. The kitchen has all the basics and the washer and dryer was very handy, we appreciated having laundry detergent available for use. The house is very quiet, while you could hear noise from the living room, the bedrooms were very quiet. The updates for the property I would suggest is to invest in more plates and bowls for use in the kitchen, and buy new pillows, the ones you have are old, stained and ready for replacement.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unique property, probably wouldn't pick it again

  • 3 of 5

I took my family to NOLA for a little work and family vacation. The property manager was very friendly and available for via text messaging, which was handy.

The property itself was in pretty good shape. There were a few missing door knobs and creaky floors, which I just chalk up to being a vintage charmer. There were also things like parts of the ceiling that aren't painted fully and extremely low water pressure, which was less charming. My kids (age 4 and 6) were afraid of the decorations. They had lots of masks and legs, which creeped them out. I think it goes pretty well for the city though.

It's a pretty easy walk to the French Quarter (which is where a lot of tourist stuff is). Maybe 10 minutes and 5 minutes to Frenchmen street.

They had extra air mattresses if you need more beds but there were 4 towels total, which was enough but we went to the beach one day, so that ended up being hard for showers the next day. Also the existing beds are double beds, so it's pretty tight for two people.

There is no dishwasher, but there is a clothes washing machine and dryer.

The biggest two issues for me were:

a) the neighborhood is not real safe at night. I talked to people from there and they recommended not going anywhere on foot. I like things quieter, so I would probably target the garden district or warehouse district next time. On this trip I also stayed at and liked the Hampton inn across from the convention center quite a lot, which I was not expecting to like at all.

b) I was severely allergic to something in there, most likely it was dust although the house was clean. Could also be dogs though I saw no signs of that. I would ask if you have allergies.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ok. Never had any of these issues before I have a 3 and 7 year old. We enjoy the eclectic decor. Never been scared. Never heard anyone not like this location. Almost everywhere is somewhat unsafe at night right now. Other districts have the same issues. Beach? In Nola? We also have allergies. Never had issues either. Regina keeps it very clean. Listing states the beds are double. Check out every other 200 year old home in Nola. They're all in similar shape. 200 year old house will have some issues; although missing doorknob is news to me. Unless you're referring to the pocket doors and the kitchen door that swings. Straight up, strange.
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Comfortable and Charming shotgun.

  • 4 of 5

We spent the week in New Orleans for French Quarter Fest, arriving Monday, 4/4 through 4/11, to get oriented, and see some of the local sites, and then spend four days listening to all the music New Orleans has to offer.

The location of the house on Marigny was very convenient for forays into the French Quarter, and quiet when we were there to sleep, bathe, or sometimes eat, though in reality we mostly ate out at restaurants, cafés, or food vendors at the various music venues around the Quarter.

The missing fifth star is only a few minor quibbles, otherwise this rental would be a perfect five! It should only be a missing fraction of a star really...

The quibbles?

OK. It looks like there was a dishwasher. There's not. There probably could be again. It would be nice, but was not a big issue, since we mostly ate out. (It's New Orleans after all!)

The water supplies to the washer are switched, so hot is cold, and cold is hot. It could be a problem if you're washing delicates or wool. It didn't hurt any of our clothing, and having a washer was a great thing! An easy fix to switch them.

And lastly, the wireless modem is at the back of the house on the back porch, so the signal is weak at the front. A booster would fix that, I think.

Regina was very responsive, and cordial upon our arrival. She's a great property manager for the owners!

I work with several, and appreciate good communication and her excellent attitude.

Thank you Regina

And Thank you Samantha Lejeune for a first class rental!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home Close to Everything

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house and had everything we needed. 4 min walk to Frenchman and 15 to French Quarter! I would definitely stay here since it's on a quiet street. It was very easy to check in and out too!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. Welcome back anytime.
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Jackson Square
"Beautiful park, shopping, street performers and restaurants"
The French Quarter
"Beautiful architecture "
Frenchmen St
"Better music and atmosphere than Bourbon St"
"Great breakfast and lunch. Located on Gallier St"
Cake Cafe
"A local breakfast favorite"
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Metres
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Metres
Car: not necessary

The Marigny is a hip and artsy neighborhood. It's a pleasant safe place to enjoy a walk. There are several coffee shops in walking distance. Sushi, Italian and soul food are all on Frenchmen St; only 3 blocks away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Faubourg Marigny, Downtown

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
28 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
1 night minimum stay
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24 Dec 2016 - 25 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
24 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
26 Apr 2017 - 7 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £99
Tax Rate 4.0%

The cleaning fee is to be paid in cash at check in to our property manager.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Faubourg Marigny in New Orleans

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is located in a small hall between the two bedrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have full size beds. One room has a flat screen television.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank

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