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MARGINY'S SLICE OF THE CARIBBEAN --CHARM, CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT!!!

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Larger than it looks. Brimming with charisma & walking distance to all the fun!

This bright space is 800 s.f. of the Caribbean charm hidden away in the heart of the Marigny--which puts it pretty much close to everything. The bustling, up-and-coming St Claude Avenue is one and a half blocks away. The Avenue is alive with funky dive bars, art galleries, junk and thrift shops, and even theatres. Coffee shops are all around! And eateries of all kinds seem to pop up over night.

The entire rest of the Crescent City is easily at hand. We are 10 walkable blocks from the French Quarter.

Mardi Gras? The Season begins just 3 blocks from here with the irreverent Krewe de Vieux and ends in the same spot with the Ste. Anne Walking Parade--where EVERYONE is in the Krewe and the bar is set sky high for costuming!

Jazz Fest? French Quarter Fest? Chaz Fest? Oyster Fest? VooDoo Fest? It seems that we have parades, 2nd lines and festivals one after the other in close formation. Or maybe you’re here for a convention. There are oodles of them here every year. The CBD is just minutes away by cab or Uber.

Restaurants abound. From funky/trendy to 4 star: running the gamut from run-down-your-arm juicy poboys, thick gumbos and firey crawfish boils to the finest dining at Commanders and Bayona: from Baccanal at the far-end-elbow of the Bywater to Maurapas or The Three Muses on Frenchman Street. But even in this lush landscape, it’s sometimes just right to eat at “home”. You’ll have a spacious, fully equipped kitchen here to rustle up a home-made meal. With the Food Co-op just a block away, you can conveniently “make groceries” for whatever inspires you.

We’ll have information on all the above including plantations and swamp tours and everything in between available when you arrive.

ABOUT THE SPACE:

You’ll just enter through the green security gate with coded entry, walk down the lighted drive to find your "home-away-from-home" with a deck in the back corner of our good-sized back yard. The entire colorful house is yours. With 800 cozy square feet, you’ll have one bedroom and one bath with a large kitchen/eating area, living room, front porch plus a deck for morning coffee or that last cocktail before you call it a day. This out-of-sight hideaway can be just the reprieve you need from the abundant action of the Crescent City.

Parking is on the street and rarely an issue. If you don’t feel like walking (which is a great choice), bicycles can be rented in several places nearby (a great way to get around the city). Buses are found on St Claude and

Lyft or Uber are only an app away. We are thrilled that the new North Rampart street car line is only 5 blocks away and it will get you all over town for a song.

The large back yard is shared with us. We live on site in the historic front house. We have a workshop across the space from you and we have two dogs who will keep us company. They do not come into the cottage and they are never outside without us. Chances are that you will meet them! If you’re not a “dog person” another spot would probably be a better fit for you. The entire outside area is well kept and, depending on the time of year, filled with foliage and greenery.

A laundry shed is located behind our house and we are happy to share it with you.

Smoking on the deck and the covered patio is acceptable.

YOUR HOSTS:

Your hosts are two sisters. Stephanie has an extensive and creative background in antiques and furniture refinishing while Marna has been busy for years rehabbing as much of the historic architecture in New Orleans as she can manage. While we’ll give you your space and privacy, we ARE on hand with hopefully helpful information--or help--if needed.

More Details

Owner
Marna David
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Marna David

Your hosts are two sisters. Stephanie has an extensive and creative background in antiques and furniture refinishing while Marna has been busy for years rehabbing as much of the historic architecture in New Orleans as she can manage. While we’ll give you your space and privacy, we ARE on hand with hopefully helpful information--or help--if needed.

Marna David purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Marna David chose World

If you're looking for privacy that is within walking distance from a boatload of amenities, attractions and actions: this is your place! You'll have a peaceful hideaway when you want a break from the hustle and bustle. And easy access to the rest that the city has to offer when you're ready.

What makes this cottage unique

LOCATION!

PRIVACY! THROUGH A GATE AND DOWN A PRIVATE DRIVE.

CHARM!

A FULL KITCHEN

LOTS OF SPACE

A REALLY COMFORTABLE BED (HONEST)

CABLE TV

QUIET CONVENIENCE

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Marigny around the North America

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • It's a full bath--with shower and tub. We'll supply basic toiletries and all towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom has a queen-sized bed. Lots of closet space and dresser space, too.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
This cottage has the best of both worlds. It is close to all the action New Orleans is famous for. Yet it's location will provide you with that needed respite we all need when the day is done.

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(60 traveller reviews)

MARGINY'S SLICE OF THE CARIBBEAN --CHARM, CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT!!!
average rating of 4.95 based on 60 reviews
5

Three wonderful weeks!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 3 wonderful weeks staying here. The unit is very well equipped and spacious with a very comfortable bed. It is in a quiet residential location yet close enough to walk easily to Frenchmen St and, a bit further, to the French Quarter. The neighbourhood nearby is great. We especially liked The Franklin Restaurant and the Faubourg wine shop.

We enjoyed sitting outside for breakfast every morning. Marna and Stephanie are delightful company and the dogs, Beaux and Liza, are very friendly. We felt that we were leaving good friends when the sad time came to say goodbye. Thanks, Marna and Stephanie, for making our stay so enjoyable and we hope to return very soon.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: With your 3 week stay, we came to think of you as neighbors and friends! Even Beaux and Liza wonder where you went. Thanks for the wonderful things you had to say about your stay, our sweet place, and the neighborhood that is so full of rich and colorful places to discover. You can be sure that we'll be looking forward to your return!
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5

Beautiful, Charming, Comfortable Property

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. The bed was extremely comfortable. The grounds were lovely and well kept. Everything was perfect and our hosts were friendly and helpful. Great neighborhood, close to the French Quarter and great places to eat nearby. We hope to return again. Thank you ladies!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so welcome! We're happy that you found the haven you needed here. You were fantastic guests--and we definitely hope to see you here again. Any time.
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5

a great getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. The cottage has everything you would need and is in a super peaceful environment, plus comes with 2 very sweet and well behaved canines. :) The area is safe if you are wondering or factoring that in to where you stay. Public transportation is close by and super easy to navigate, and the walk to the French Quarter is easy- (even for a short, plump person! haha) Too much to see and do in one week!! Pick your top 3 and then add on an activity/site. The World War II museum is very informative, but if you like to read each marker as you see the exhibit then I would allow a whole day- a lot to see there, but so worth it.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey.....thanks for the great words!! You covered the high points so well. We love that the Street Car now comes so close to us--and thus connects you well all around town. Glad you mentioned the WWII museum--it is SO amazing. And, always, it's good to hear folks comment on how peaceful the Cottage is. We as SO lucky in our location. Of course--come back ANYTIME.
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5

A quite place close to the fun

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had an enjoyable stay. Comfortable cottage. Very nice hosts. Walking distance to French Quarter. St Roch Market just up the street.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay here. We are SO lucky with our location--close to all the fun--but still a quiet retreat. Come stay with us anytime!
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4

Quiet oasis

  • 4 of 5

Tucked back from the street in a quiet backyard the cottage has plenty of space. Enjoyed chatting with the owners and learning about the history of the property. Walking distance to fun but in a peaceful neighborhood to get a good night's sleep.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that you hit all the sweet highlights about the Cottage. And we always love it what someone can say that it feels like an oasis. We feel that it is too! Thanks for being such great guests.
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5

Fantastic property.

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, very comfortable, and great location. Marna and Stephanie, the hosts, are very gracious and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow. This was fast! You were wonderful guests--real pros in the festival department. BTW, Ronnie--you left your bananas ripening on the red chair! (They're doing fine). ;-) Do come again--Y'all were great guests.
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Location

The Franklin
The Joint
Lost Love Lounge
New Orleans Food Co-Op
Country Club
Mimi's in the Marigny
Feelings Cafe
"Best Courtyard around!"
Maurepas Foods -- CLOSED
Booty's Street Food - CLOSED
Fatoush
Cake Cafe
"Breakfast!"
Elizabeth's
"Breakfast and the best Blue Cheese Burger anywhere!"
Pizza Delicious
"Yummy!"
Shake Sugary
"Gluten Free and Fabulous treats."
Oxalis
Satsuma Cafe
"Coffee!"
Sound Cafe -- CLOSED
"Coffee, wi-fi and treats."
Siberia
The AllWays Lounge & Theatre
"Funky and fun. A little bit of everything."
d.b.a.
Three Muses
"Great for small plates and intimate spot for music."
The Marigny Brasserie
"Upper end Frenchman Street watering hole and classy restaurant."
Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
"Two shows a night with New Orleans Jazz legends. Restaurant too."
Bacchanal Fine Wine & Spirits
"Very hip. Music and great food!"
Sweet Lorraine's
"Jazz Club"
Buffa's Bar & Restaurant
"The best Jazz buffet breakfast in town. Don't miss it!"
Car: not necessary

Coffee shops abound! The local Fresh Food Co-op is one block away and groceries can be 'made' at the Mardi Gras Zone just a few more blocks away. Funky dive-bars and craft cocktail watering holes are plentiful and within walking distance. Restaurants from fine dining (The Country Club, Feelings), BBQ (The Joint), to the uniquely quirky (Lost Love Lounge), Middle Eastern (Cafe Istanbul)...you name it. It's all here. Night life litters St Claude Av and the local gold standard of Frenchman Street is plentifully at hand. Art galleries. Even two theatres (offering small presentations, slam poetry and The Goodnight show) are up the block.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage around the Marigny,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Essence Fest
1 Jul 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£540
for 4 nights
From
£121
 
 
August Special
1 Aug 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£251
for 4 nights
From
£48
£396
 
 
Labor Day/Southern Decadence
31 Aug 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£121
 
 
Halloween
27 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£121
 
 
Thanksgiving/Opening Day Track
23 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
From
£80
£621
 
 
The New Year!
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£621
for 4 nights
From
£141
 
 
Early Mardi Gras!
2 Feb 2018 - 6 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£121
 
 
Mardi Gras 2018
7 Feb 2018 - 14 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
£902
for 5 nights
From
£169
 
 
JazzFest 2018
26 Apr 2018 - 7 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£765
for 4 nights
From
£177
£1,103
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£299
for 3 nights
From
£80
£621
£1,666
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £57.98
Tax Rate 4.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Rates for Mardi Gras, Jazzfest, holidays and other high demand seasons will vary and will be available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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