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“Mandeville Treehouse” Home Located in Historic Mandeville Lakefront Area

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

2 bdrm, 2 bath, raised cottage, near Lakefront, yacht club, New Orleans

Our Mandeville Cottage, steps from the Old Mandeville Lakefront, is second to none! The home is well equipped and comfortable for any family or couple.

Enjoy the tranquil views on the front porch while sipping coffee in the morning or your favorite beverage in the afternoon! We love to call our home the “Treehouse” because of the views from every window and the porch. The raised cottage gives you the feeling of being in a treehouse!

Get away from the hassle of staying in overpriced/crowded hotels. Avoid the hustle and bustle of downtown New Orleans by staying on the prestigious Northshore in Mandeville, LA.

Take a leisure walk or bike ride on the historic Mandeville lakefront or experience an adventure on the famous paved Tammany Trace. The Tammany trace is only 2 minutes away from the house. Venture East on the Trace 3 miles to Fontainebleau State Park on Lake Pontchartrain or you can bike North to the quaint town of Abita Springs. Launch your boat or Jet Ski across the street at the free public Mandeville boat launch. Dine at one of dozens of famous local cuisine restaurants within walking / biking distance from our home.

*Only minutes to the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on your way to New Orleans.

*Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is less than 45 minutes away!

*Historic French Quarter, Audubon Zoo and Aquarium, New Orleans Convention Center, Superdome... all less than 45 minutes away!!

*Baton Rouge (LSU) and the Mississippi Gulf Coast are only an hour away.

*Charter a fishing trip in Lake Pontchartrain or in one of numerous estuaries within an hour drive from Mandeville.

*Cook in your fully furnished kitchen and dine inside at the 4 person dining table or outside on the front covered porch.

* Shop for local seafood within minutes of the house.

* 3 minutes to Walgreens.

* 4 minutes to Neighborhood Walmart.

* 5 minutes to Rouses Supermarket.

* 2.4 miles from Pelican Park Castine Center.

* 3 miles to Fountainbleau State Park

Whether on a weekend getaway, visiting New Orleans for a Saints game, Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, on vacation or business, our Mandeville “Treehouse” is the perfect place to stay!

Moving between homes and need a place to stay? Ask about our monthly rates.

'Snow-bird' specials for stays 30+ days!

Keywords: private house,condo,raised cottage,bungalow,treehouse,vacation rental,single family home

More Details

Property Manager
Val and Renee Morel, 850 377 9130, info@SeaAndSkyRentals.com
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2016

About Val and Renee Morel, 850 377 9130, info@SeaAndSkyRentals.com

About the Property Owners:

Our names are Lucretia and Bob. We currently are retired and live in South Carolina. Bob was an engineer and through employment assignments, we have been able to travel and live in many locations, both in USA and abroad. We spent several years in Dubai, UAE and Singapore. Lucretia is a native New Orleanian while Bob is originally from West Virginia. We were married at the St. Louis Cathedral in the French Quarter and lived previously ten years in Mandeville.

About the Managers:

The managers of the Mandeville Tree house, Renee and Val More, are also native New Orleanians and are readily available to assist you.

Why Val and Renee Morel, 850 377 9130, info@SeaAndSkyRentals.com chose Louisiana

Why Mandeville ?

Being born and raised in NOLA, Lucretia has always missed the Louisiana culture. Old Mandeville offers small town charm yet big city conveniences. We loved Old Mandeville when we lived here and love it even more now. The Mandeville Tree house is our return home cottage. We hope you will enjoy the Mandeville Tree house as much as we do.

What makes this cottage unique

Benefits of the home :

This home is located on the north shore in Historic Old Mandeville, just one short block from Lake Ponchartrain Lakefront. The Lakefront offers beautiful views and opportunities for walking, biking or just relaxing on the seawall. It also offers a playground and water fountain for children to play in. Numerous excellent restaurants are located within walking distance from the home. The St. Tammany Trace (bike trail) is nearby and the New Orleans French Quarter is an easy drive away. The home itself is in a beautiful setting, privately located within a grove of large oak trees. Enjoying refreshments on the covered front porch is very enjoyable.


Very Good! 4/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

“Mandeville Treehouse” Home Located in Historic Mandeville Lakefront Area
average rating of 4.0 based on 12 reviews

good but expensive

  • 3 of 5

We were a little disappointed at what we'd spent So much for. The kitchen and amenities were nice. It was not on the water but down the street and a little hard to find. When we called about the wifi not working we had to wait at the house for two days for AT&T to come out to fix it. When I called about the house sleeping 6 we were incorrectly told about there being a sofa bed and then she called back to correct the mistake and were told about the air mattresses in the closet. I found the mattresses but there was nothing to blow them up. We ended up putting my niece on the couch. I would recommend this house for no more than four people, that would be the perfect number.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as advertised... actually better.. A beautiful home, very neat and clean, and we totally enjoyed our stay!!! Recommended highly!!! Close to a lot of fun stuff, just a hop and a skip to the water!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2016 Labor Day Weekend

  • 4 of 5

The Tree House was as advertised. Clean and roomy, no complaints.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Wedding

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at the Mandeville Treehouse. My family of six plus my son's girlfriend were in town five days for a family wedding. I was initially concerned about fitting comfortably in the two bedrooms with my four young adult children (ages 17-24) and then the girlfriend came along too, but it was no problem at all! The couch and air mattresses were perfect in the huge, open family room. Overall, it is a beautiful, well-appointed home. We enjoyed everything: the large deck for an extended family cookout, comfortable beds, great kitchen, large bathrooms, morning and evening walks on the lakefront, and convenience to everything! The price made this wonderful house affordable and much more comfortable than staying in two hotel rooms. For years, we've piled in at the relatives' house when we visited Mandeville, but no more. We will stay at the Treehouse from now on!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would recommend staying here.....nice place, lots of space, great location!

  • 4 of 5

The ONLY reason this place didn't get the highest rating was due to the fact that there is NO way to sleep in if you are light-sensitive, because there are skylights in both bedrooms and in the living room (at least 15 feet above your head, so you cannot possibly cover them up at all.......now way, no how). So, if you are light-sensitive when it comes to sleeping, get ready to be up at the crack of dawn, or bring along a sleep mask!!

Otherwise, this place is truly fantastic!!! It could use some area rugs in the bedrooms to soften its presentation, but it's still super comfortable, as was the king sized bed.

Yes, the water was SUPER "eggy" the first night, even when you ran strictly the hot water for several minutes, but we never ever had that problem again the rest of our stay. No "eggy" smell after the first day at all, even though the smell was strong (sour) on the towels and face cloths (that's just Louisiana towels for you, though.....a product of the water used to wash clothing in this region of Louisiana.)

The location of this place could not POSSIBLY be better unless it was on the waterfront itself. SUCH a great location. You can easily walk to the waterfront about a block and a half away, and the park was close enough to keep my 2 year old busy when he got antsy.

We enjoyed our stay here, and would totally recommend it to anyone who doesn't mind being up early in the morning; if you DO mind being up early, simply come prepared with a sleep mask!


PS - A REALLY great local restaurant with authentic and fresh (and affordable) seafood is Mandeville Seafood Market. OMG.......scrumptious (I'm a native New Orleanian, so I know firsthand how authentic it is!)

La Lou (formerly called "the Broken Egg") was fantastic, too! SO cute and quaint with a great breakfast menu!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Mandeville Treehouse and offered some restaurant recommendations. We also appreciate that you alerted us to the inconvenience that light from the bedroom skylights created. Since your stay we have installed skylight blinds on the skylights located in the bedrooms to eliminate this inconvenience. This should not be a issue in the future. We hope you will come back again soon.
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Great location, comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

This area of Louisiana affords visitors an opportunity to experience & see a very interesting part of the state. Mandeville is a lovely and relaxing spot. It is quiet & beautiful with an abundance of moss covered ancient oak trees. The climate is pleasant & mild. The shore of Lake Pontchartrain is less than a block from the property & visitors can leisurely walk and enjoy the view of the water and numerous antebellum style homes along the shoreline. The property is located very conveniently to numerous excellent Louisiana/Cajun style restaurants. Should renters want to venture into New Orleans, it is close enough to drive for a day's excursion or for a special evening event. The house is comfortable & clean and has all the conveniences of home, and then some. Kitchen fully equipped should renters want to do any cooking. Porch sitting & sipping highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mandeville, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Pre-Mardi Gras
16 Feb 2017 - 22 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mardi Gras
23 Feb 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £122
Accidental Damage Ins £37
Refundable Damage Deposit £203

Taxes: Not Applicable

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mandeville, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • Both bathrooms feature a jetted (spa) tub and a separate shower!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Plus private attached bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Plus private attached bathroom
    3rd sleeping area - 2 Single Bed , Two twin size inflatable mattresses
  • The Treehouse offers 2 bedrooms - 1 with king-size bed and 1 with a queen-size bed. The home also features 2 twin size inflatable air mattresses.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • bay fishing
  • water tubing

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