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Family-friendly Home In Central Location

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Beautiful 3-Bedroom, 3-Bath Home With A Private Yard, Gorgeous Pool, and Hot Tub

Our home is located in a quiet, residential area in the heart of Lafayette. It feels very private and safe (single-family homes with yards and driveways, lots of trees), but is minutes away from major streets, shops, restaurants, etc. The house is very spacious and light with an open concept and new furnishings throughout. The large master suite is located in the back of the house with direct access to the pool area.

Claire Willhite
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

About Claire Willhite

Hello, I'm Claire. I am originally from New England but live in San Francisco, California. My husband was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana and we purchased a home there to be able to spend more time with family.

Claire Willhite purchased this house in 2011

Why Claire Willhite chose Louisiana

We LOVE Lafayette! Owning a home there means lots of time with family, who are just down the road and all over the general area. We fell in love with this particular house partly due to its convenient location, but mostly for the privacy and layout. The backyard and pool area are completely private, and feel like a tropical oasis. We love the layout of the house and the open feel. It's the perfect place for our family of 3 (we each have our own bathroom!) and it's also an ideal location for hosting our family, especially with our large dining area, outdoor patio, and swimming pool.

What makes this house unique

The yard is beautifully landscaped and maintained, with charming touches throughout (statues, wind chimes, a fish pond, outdoor seating and benches, a little pergola, etc.). There are also various areas available for meals, including seating at the breakfast bar, a kitchen table, a large dining table that seats 10, and an outdoor eating area which is protected by the sun (and has a ceiling fan!) and looks out into the pool area. The living room is central to the open home and has beautiful couches and a 50 inch television. We find that staying at the house feels like a real home as well as vacation getaway--the best of both worlds.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lafayette, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , the jetted tub is very deep and has a hand-held shower head
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , cal-king bed, memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , queen-size bed, memory foam mattress
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Check-in time is 3 PM Check-out time is 11 AM


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

Family-friendly Home In Central Location
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews

Large roomy home; we were able to spread out and prep for a wedding weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, well maintained and welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Weekend Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Home is in a great location. Nice and quiet neighborhood. Great weekend getaway just to relax. We really enjoyed our stay! Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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it was perfect for our family and extended family

  • 5 of 5

we got to "host" our family for a holiday gathering there

it was perfect

  • Review Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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comfortable relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this comfy house. Very open house plan, and so much room! really , everything we needed was available to use, from utensils, to paper products, to dishes and cookware. and the sun porch? with the long, beautiful table? We sat there most of the time enjoying the space and visiting. The yard with a pool was great to enjoy as well. This is a nice neighborhood and we would love to visit again. A home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique & Peaceful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Lafayette. This home was a peaceful haven away from our busy schedules. We definitely plan on returning!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful haven in the midst of the Louisiana floods

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed in Claire's house in August for our daughter's wedding. The gardens, fish pond and pool outside are amazing. Our experience was a bit unusual since the rains came and we were preparing for a wedding in the midst of the "1000 year" flood. We still were able to have enough room in the house to make all the bridal bouquets and have the hair and and makeup done for the bride and bridesmaids. The house was such a welcome retreat from the stress of dealing with the flooding in other parts of the city. Claire's sister was very helpful in making sure we were ok and so very nice. If we come back to Lafayette again, we will stay here! You should too!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6.5 Miles
Lafayette Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
6.2 Miles
Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ruffino's on the River
Car: necessary

Lafayette has a rich Cajun and Creole culture that includes lots of great food, art, and music. Lafayette is well known for its Festival International de Lousiane in the Spring.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lafayette, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Festival International 2017
26 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £120
cleaning fee £80

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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