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Harmony House - The Bridge B&B

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Great for a group of friends where its sister property is best for 2 couples

Harmony and Melody House are two connecting but secluded hideaways in the Tunica Hills at St. Francisville. Perched on 7 acres and separated by a 150' long bridge and 60' high wooded vistas, these cottages are 2200 and 2000 sq ft respectively. Enjoy one home or both, alone with family, friends, or host an office meeting, crawfish boil, yoga weekend, all enjoying the flora and fauna you have not experience in Louisiana. Wildlife is abundant with festivals, rodeos, garden tours, plantations, scenic parks and wildlife reserves, all at your fingertips. Call us to book your next relaxing weekend in the most unique area in the region. Summers are cooler under the canopy and winters are warmer with the many indoor and outdoor fireplaces.

Vincent Chatelain
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Vincent Chatelain

I moved to St. Francisville in 1996 and had the opportunity to renovate over 11 beautiful properties, some historic, some simple, all with history and the care of this charming and special countryside. I sold the B&B to a favorite customer who improved it more than i could have imagined.

Vincent Chatelain purchased this house in 1999

Why Vincent Chatelain chose Louisiana

This area is home of Ouida Plantation, originally purchased by in 1997, and vacant for 75 years prior. After a total renovation, Ouida and its' cemetary sits quitely down the road. Harmony House was a caretakers' cottage style built for Ouida in 1999, then turned into a deep woods rental. It was built among much fanfare as the first 'new' property ever admitted on Audubon Pilgrimage in 1999 for one day, but.... over 3000 people came to tour in 3 days, making it the most successful pilgrimage the historical society has ever put on, with even Governor Murphy Foster and our first lady visiting his great grandmothers' home place and the house that Senator Foster married her in 1895. History runs deep here.

What makes this house unique

This home is a modern gem surrounded by seven acres of trees, decks, bridges and ravines. It is truly a unique property that can adapt to the specific type of rental you are looking for. As it is, you have a relaxing weekend getaway like no other. With additional seating and lighting, this property is a beautiful backdrop for a party.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St Francisville, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Jacuzzi , Outdoor Shower , And another house
  • Hot and cold water outdoor shower from the perfect well water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Plush, Private dutch beds, with your own books, fan, curtain, and tv hookups. It is if you are traveling on a train. Your nest for reading and relaxing. Then there is another house!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • tennis
The Bridge Bed & Breakfast is located at 10 miles off of Hwy 61 in St. Francisville, Louisiana. Its location captures the essence of serenity in the nature of the Felicianas. Both houses at The Bridge are available to rent. Although they are both comfortably equipped with double fireplaces, screened porches, tranquil decks and full kitchens, one may be better suited for your plans. Harmony House has three bedrooms and two and a half baths. It comfortably sleeps eight people and has a gazebo for entertaining groups. The three acres it sits on is perfect for hosting an outdoor event or playing a game of football with your friends and family. Melody House is ideal for one or two couples to enjoy the peaceful landscape while catching up over a glass of wine. The outdoor living area spaces at Melody House allow guests to enjoy several venues on this naturally defined property. It has 1 King Master Suite, 1 Queen Suite, and fold out bed sofa


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Harmony House - The Bridge B&B
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Harmony House in St. Francisville, LA

  • 5 of 5

House and grounds were beautiful. We really enjoyed our stay. Thanks for the hospitality. Paul

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pass Christian, MS, USA


  • 5 of 5

A DELIGHTFUL stay with friends renting Harmony House and Melody House together. Charming, comfortable and a perfect setting for a relaxing visit. Definitely an exceptional property in design and features. Highly recommend this pair of homes.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joanne, Thank you for staying with us and for that kind review. Happy to hear you all had fun and it was all that you expected. Please return soon! KINDEST REGARDS, The Bridge BNB
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New Iberia, LA

Amazing wooded retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Words can not describe how peaceful and relaxing this place is. Everything we needed and more was avaliable for us to use. Great for families, couples, and friends looking to enjoy nature in style and comfort. Highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lucedale, MS USA

Great overall experience, AGAIN!

  • 5 of 5

Once again, my group of travelers had a wonderful stay at The Bridge. Our group of 10 rented both houses for a great time of fellowship in a quiet serene setting. We toured St. Francisville Friday and Saturday and then made our way to Angola for the rodeo, museum and tour. I left a few things and before I could get home, Keith texted about the items; very willing to take care of them until I could return.

Should we decide to do the Angola Rodeo again, this is the PERFECT place. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay at Harmony House

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! The house and grounds were beautiful. The grandkids loved the sleeping nooks and we relaxed, explored and enjoyed visiting with each other. Clark State Park and the Pond store were just a short drive away. The screened in porch and outdoor shower and covered gazebo all were utilized. My husband and grandson actually slept on the porch both nights. We are already planning to return and stay longer!

Thanks so much for providing a great house.

(If the kitchen had a measuring cup we would have given it a 5 star rating!)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Cozy Cottage in one of Louisiana's Finest Places

  • 5 of 5

The evening we arrived we started off sipping Mohitos on the large but comfy screened porch as we listened to the sound of rain hitting the tin roof and watched the lightening light up the canopy of trees surrounding us. As the temperature dropped we warmed ourselves by sinking deep in the day beds flanking the porch"s fireplace that was already stocked with wood. Once the drinks and thunderstorm had relaxed us to the point of sleep we climbed into the jacuzzi tub to wake ourselves up, if nothing more than to say good night to our new found wonderland. When morning came we felt a little guitly for having slept so late but the heavy drapes had concealed the sun's first light. If not for the convenience of the fully stocked coffee bar and excitement over exploring the grounds we might have stayed in bed longer. Once wide awake we ventured out, crossing the wooden bridge over the big raven that bordered the house. Nature trails ran in every direction, too many for us to tackle in one day. Next it was time to shop so we quickly cleaned up, pausing a little to endulge in the outside shower. St Francisville was full of things to do. Antique stores, art galleries, and botanical gardens consumed the rest of our day. Day two, time to relax, enjoy, and eat! Not a problem since there was a complete kitchen with everything a homemade chef could expect, satellite television/DVD, and a library to back it up. The whole place, inside and out, is piped for sound which made enjoying the surroundings so much more remarkable with the right music. When the time came to leave several days later we had to stop pretending that the world was perfect and say good bye to our new get away. We can"t wait to go back and pick up where we left off.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
baton rouge
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Hwy 66
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Car: necessary

Sightseeing 'the Old South', golfing difficult courses, playing blackjack, is all within 30 minutes away. You are deep in plantation country. Do not miss the museum at Angola, the falls of Clark Creek, the drives through the country side to Natchez, and St. Francisville. Stop in nearby Woodville for lunch and visit the square for antiques and the old courthouse.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in St Francisville, Louisiana

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £52
Refundable Damage Deposit £399

Rates are subject to change until the initial 50% is paid.

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