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Deluxe Country Home - Tranquil Setting surrounded by trees

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A 1200 sq foot deluxe house located on a gated 17 acre property with a pond, horses, geese and dogs. Slate tiles throughout with an open floor plan. Wide screen TV, fully furnished kitchen and washer and dryer. The beamed ceilings, brick wall and a wood burning furnace add character to this charming place. Fenced back yard and delightful screen porch for your morning coffee. There is a queen sized bed down stairs and a day bed and a single bed upstairs (slightly steep stairs). The kitchen is fully equipped and will come stocked with food for an additional charge if requested. Yes, there is internet service (3G per week).

Brenda S. Jones
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2018

About Brenda S. Jones

My husband and I have live in the main house on the property since 1994. The guest house was built a couple of years later. We have two children. My son is an aerospace engineer at Tinker AFB in OKC. My daughter an interior design professional in Greenville, SC. I grew up in New Orleans and my husband in Lake Charles, LA. My husband sold his Internal Medicine practice in Hammond last year and now is working at the VA in Biloxi and Chief of the Primary Care Clinic. He is also a retired Lt Col from the Air National Guard. I am a retired CPA and more more recently, a retired home school mom. I manage 3 short term rental properties.

Brenda S. Jones purchased this chateau / country house in 1997

Why Brenda S. Jones chose Hammond

This property located in a peaceful setting with camellias blooming from late September through late April, followed by the azaleas. It would be an excellent place to stay while waiting for an Act of Sale to go through, on your way to an LSU Tiger football game, or as a temporary professor at SLU. We have taken in many surgery patients while they are recuperating. Everyone enjoys the peaceful setting and says that pictures don't do justice to the place. I am a hands on owner/operator and try to do whatever I can to make your stay perfect. I have many repeat guests who have become like extended family to me.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This unit has everything that you need for a comfortable stay. It is also good for handicap guests with bars in the bathroom and wide doorways. The in-house laundry is also very convenient. If you have a pet, it may also be possible for us to accommodate them for an extra charge. The pantry will be stocked upon your arrival with you favorites for cost plus 10%.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Hammond in Tangipahoa Parish

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Large closet/Bath attached
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom two is upstairs. The stairs are slightly steep.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf


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(42 traveller reviews)

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Deluxe Country Home - Tranquil Setting surrounded by trees
average rating of 4.928571 based on 42 reviews

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the month of February and you couldn't ask for a better location. The guest house was peaceful and quiet and great to come "home" to after a hectic day of Mardi Gras fun. Centrally located to enjoy New Orleans and you can get there the back way and not have to drive the causeway or enjoy the parades and great restaurants on the Northshore. Would love to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Would love to have you visit again. By the way, if you are missing a belt to your robe, let me know. I can mail it. Thanks for staying with us.
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Privacy and good location

  • 5 of 5

This home had everything a traveler needs. We spent a month to be near family and really only slept there but found it met all of our needs. Owners are accessible and helpful. We enjoyed seeing the horses each morning.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. Thanks Brenda for all the ways you made us welcome

  • Review Submitted: 25-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, Comfortable Home

  • 4 of 5

This was a beautiful, amazing little cottage tucked away in the woods. It really added to our visit making it that much more enjoyable. The grounds are gorgeous. The house is gorgeous, and perfectly fit our needs. If I had to improve anything, I'd add a half bath that was accessible from elsewhere than the master as right now it can be a little busy in there in the mornings.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Genuine Southern Hospitality!

  • 5 of 5

The Guest House is a beautiful home in a gorgeous setting. Beginning at the gated entrance and proceeding down the long drive past exquisite fauna and ancient trees, I found myself always smiling as I entered this enchanted property. I normally speed everywhere I travel but instead I always found myself driving slowly absorbing the beauty of this park-like property. I felt like I was on an adventure, following this peaceful road past white plank fences, handsome Arabian horses, massive azaleas and camellias and then through the woods to find this gracious home tucked in a tranquil, sun-dappled spot. It is absolutely a dream location! The home itself is beautiful with so many outstanding touches - from the tall ceilings to the mahogany woodwork to the beautiful slate floors. It is spacious and bright with plenty of natural light from large windows. It has a huge kitchen and very nice bath - and plenty of room to relax. And the screened porch is perfect, too, for sitting peacefully and enjoying nature. However, the best part of my stay was the owner - Ms. Jones. What a lovely lady! She truly epitomizes the definition of Southern hospitality and grace. And she went far, far out of her way to help me set up and host a bridal luncheon in her Guest House back yard. It was amazing - with stunning dappled light through the trees - it was everything I dreamed it would be and more. I heard the word "enchanted" many times from the guests - and that is truly what it was. I can not thank Ms. Jones enough! Thank you! I wholeheartedly recommend Ms. Jones' Guest House for a relaxing retreat. It is truly an outstanding property with an amazing and gracious owner.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for extended stay

  • 5 of 5

The place was great - plenty of space - and close to Hammond and SLU. Quiet little house on acreage. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Guest House is located 10 minutes from Southeastern Louisiana University and downtown Hammond. The are various festivals held throughout the year in this area. It is also an easy drive to Baton Rouge, New Orleans and the North Shore. Global Wildlife, an animal park, is only a 15 minute drive. Neighboring Ponchatoula (our sister city) is know for it's strawberries in Spring and their antiques year-round.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Hammond, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £43.33
Pet Fee £36.1

Pet Fee varies depending on pet and length of stay. Each pet is subject to approval.
Deposit varies with length of stay. A credit card number can be taken in lieu of deposit if preferred
Staying more than two nights but less than a week? Ask about a discount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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