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Melody House - The Bridge B&B

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Great for two couples where it's sister property is good for a group of friends

Melody House is a 2000 square foot cottage featuring all that you want in a getaway weekend in the Felicianas. Perched 60 feet in woodlands (you enter on the ground level) with indoor and outdoor fireplaces, fully stocked kitchen and baths, open floor plan complete with HDTV, stereo surround sound, and wifi. Included are 2 bedrooms, one king with full bath including whirlpool and separate shower, one queen with private shower bath, and a sofa sleeper in the main room, so sleeping six is not a problem. Enjoy the flora and fauna St. Francisville has to offer.

Vincent Chatelain
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017

About Vincent Chatelain

Hospitality Driven

Why Vincent Chatelain chose St Francisville

Seclusion, peace, nature, scenic drives, and close enough for all else.

What makes this house unique

Raised high in the Tunica Hills of Louisiana


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St Francisville in West Feliciana Parish

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , double vanity
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , pedestal lavatory
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Melody House - The Bridge B&B
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Malvern, Arkansas


  • 5 of 5

Me and my husband along with another couple got to kick back in this very inviting home! We thoroughly enjoyed sitting outside in the screened in porch keeping warm by the fire. We hope to come back again next year and stay a little longer so we can fully enjoy all that the area has to offer. Thanks for a great weekend!!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carrie, Thank you for the kind review. So pleased you all used the fireplaces. We look forward to your return next year! Regards, The Bridge
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Beautiful - comfortable - tranquil!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home - so comfortable and has everything there except groceries. They even provide wood for the fireplace.

It has porches to sit and enjoy nature.

The Melody House is connected to the Harmony House by a long board walk through the woods. Harmony House is a larger home but just as beautiful decorated and comfortable as The Melody House.

These 2 homes are convenient to the Desert Plantation and worked for our family weekend wedding events!

A great place to stay!!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the private setting. Loved that we were connected by a bridge to the h next cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We had a small intimate wedding and due to the weather we were able to utilize the carport area for the event. It was perfect. The bride and groom stayed in the smaller cabin and the parents stayed in the la r get cabin. Our guests lived in B a ton Rouge and went home a fter t he wedding with the exception of two f a miles that stayed in the Magnuson. That restaurant was so close and convenient. Great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful and peaceful stay

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and spacious home. Surroundings were great. Convenient to where we needed to go. Would stay again if I return to this area

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Hope the weekend was fun and mostly memorable.
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Great place for a getaway

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Melody House. The house is very nice and was very clean upon our arrival. The back porch and deck were great for relaxing and enjoying dinner and drinks. It's mostly secluded with a wonderful view of the woods. The giant window in the master bedroom was great to wake up to. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were very impressed with the home and property. The Melody house we stayed in had a log cabin feel to it with all the amenities of your own home and more. The home was very clean and well maintained. The views from the Melody house were spectacular and very peaceful. Our first day we went to Tunica Hills for some hiking and returned before the rain came. We enjoyed some wine and a fire in the fireplace on the outside covered porch while it rained. The next day was spent visiting some plantation homes and the historic parts of St. Francisville. Our favorite restaurant was Satterfield's in New Roads because we got to eat outside on the water. We returned home on the third day telling all our family about our little trip and showed lots of pictures. I booked this trip for my husband's birthday. He deals with a lot of stress at work and i wanted something peaceful for him. He really enjoyed the peacefulness of the property and relaxing while at the Melody House. I never had a chance to meet the owner of the property, but he is only a text away. A few times I texted him and he responded immediately and is very courteous.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you and your husband had a nice, relaxing time at Melody. Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your thoughts and the sharing of your experiences. You all did a lot! Come back some time soon!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
baton rouge
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
M&J Mobil Station
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
The Bluffs Golf and Racquet Club
Nearest Train
30 Miles
baton rouge
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway LA66
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Myrtle's, South of the Border, Magnolia,
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
bayou sara
Car: necessary

Local festivals and things to do: Clark Creek State Park, Tunica Hills State Park, Cat Island State Park, The Bluff Golf and Country Club Resort, Angola Prison Museum, Angola Prison Rodeo, Tunica Hills flora and flauna, Locust Grove Historic Park, Rosedown Plantation, Myrtles Plantation, Greenwood Plantation, Audubon State Historic Site, Oakley Plantation, and festivals such as Audubon Pilgrimage Spring Festival, Aububon Country Bird Fest, Christmas in the Country, The Day the War Stopped, Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration, Polo and Pearls, Southern Garden Symposium, The Myrtles’ Halloween Extravaganza, Yellow Leaf Arts Festival, tours and cycling, hunting,


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in St Francisville, 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
1 Sep 2017 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Peak Season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £375.8
Cleaning £52.61

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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