HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Melody House - The Bridge B&B
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 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
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a stay at the Melody house that we coordinated with friends who booked the neighboring Harmony House. Our kids loved trekking across the bridge that connects the two homes and exploring the woods around them. And, the living spaces and kitchens were very well equipped for our evening dinners and relaxing by the fire. We also enjoyed a fun afternoon hike at Tunica Hills -- only 15 minutes away. All in all, a wonderful change of pace and a GREAT weekend. Many thanks!!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review! We are happy you all took advantage of all that the Tunica Hills has to offer and a return visit is forthcoming.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

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
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

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
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

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.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

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
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


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:
Convert Currency
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 £36 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £357.15
Cleaning £50
Tax Rate 13.0%

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.
Ask Owner a Question