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Bayou Living: Traditional Shotgun Home, Modern Designer Renovation, by City Park

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,455 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Luxurious & Open - 2 Bed/2 Bath with great patio, mins to City Park/French Qrt


This spacious 1450 sq. feet, 2 bedroom/2 bathroom home was fully renovated to have a modern, open, functional feel, but holding on to the New Orleans charm. Luxury hotel amenities, fully stocked kitchen, dining table for 10 people, wonderful workspace, comfortable designer queen beds, private bathrooms and bedrooms, and a wonderful private patio. Bayou St. John is a wonderful neighborhood, centrally located, two blocks from the beautiful Bayou (stream) that leads directly into City Park. Walk to Jazzfest, within minutes to the French Quarter, Uptown, & the Lower Garden District.

The house opens up to a large, spacious living, entertaining and dining space. Ten feet ceilings throughout the house creates an open and spacious setting. The living room has one futon couch that fold down into a twin size bed.

The kitchen has new and modern appliances with a dining space for up to 10 guests. Kitchen is fully stocked with plates, silverware, glasses, french press and cuisinart coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher, gas stove and oven, pots and pans, and cooking tools.

The guest bedroom has a queen size bed, with a large closet. There is a queen and twin air mattresses available, if needed. The guest bathroom is located across the hallway.

In between the guest and master bedroom is a wonderful workspace for those looking to get some work done while in town. Flanked by two bookshelves, the workspace has a black granite countertop and a very comfortable herman miller chair.

The master bedroom located at the back of the house is quiet and peaceful. It has a queen size bed and opens to the back deck through french doors. The master has a large hd tv with cable. The bedroom gets a lot of light due to the horizontal windows above the french doors, perfect for morning people. The large walk in closet leads into the bathroom, with a wonderful glass enclosed shower.

Outdoor space: guests can enjoy the gas grill, vintage bar, and plenty of cushioned seating.

Please take care of my home as if it were your own. Please respect the neighbors and keep noise levels to a minimum during late night hours.

No smoking inside the house. Smoking is allowed on the front porch and back deck (ashtrays provided). No pets.

More Details

Ninh Tran
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Vietnamese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Ninh Tran

Real Estate Professional transplant from the Northeast living and working in New Orleans for the past five years. Love to travel and entertain guests. I pride myself on ensuring that my guests truly have a New Orleans experience. As a recent guest stated, "it was like staying at a good friend's beautiful house". That is why I enjoy hosting and that's exactly the sentiment I want all my guests to experience.

Ninh Tran purchased this house in 2013

Why Ninh Tran chose Esplanade Ridge

Bayou St. John is the quintessential New Orleans neighborhood. Colorful, vibrant, historical homes that run along the Bayou. Walk, bike, run, or kayak on the Bayou to City Park or down to the French Quarter. Centrally located, within 10-15 minutes to anywhere in the City. Bayou living like the locals, but be minutes from all the action. City Park, Esplanade Avenue, Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras Parade, Parkway Bakery, Bayou Wine and Beer Garden, Pals Lounge, Bayou Boogaloo, Voodoo Music Festival, Jazzfest are all within walking distance to the house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed staying with Ninh! The house and property was very comfortable and beautiful. Very well kept and maintained. After spending the day walking through the city we came back to an amazing deck to relax on, comfortable beds and a well maintained home. We look forward to visiting again and staying with Ninh!
Jun 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Esplanade Ridge in Bayou St. John

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1455 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Bayou Living: Traditional Shotgun Home, Modern Designer Renovation, by City Park
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 40 reviews

A Wonderful Just Like Home Experience

  • 5 of 5

This was by far our best experience with VRBO/Homeaway which we use all the time when travelling. The house is exactly as shown beautiful inside and out , spacious, well decorated , well stocked with the essentials needed when renting and most of all very clean. But what made our experience a 5+ was Ninh the owner. He went above and beyond and made us feel extremely welcome in his rental home. The home is situated in a great location for exploring New Orleans everything very close. I would highly recommend a car rental and parking was not a problem just outside the house. If you are truly looking for a flawless home rental experience in New Orleans this is your spot.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Deborah! Looking forward to your return!
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Great house. Great experience.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. House is stocked with all your needs

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, great beds, centrally located for anything in the NOLA area. Home was as advertised

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this home to anyone coming to the New Orleans area. Could not have asked for a better place to stay, was like being home. Beds were excellent, house was immaculate,furnished well, as advertised. would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, great location!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The owner was very responsive when we had questions about the home. It was nice to arrive to a bottle of wine waiting for us upon arrival. It is only an 8 minute drive to the French Quarter and a short walk to City Park. My only issue was the noise from the construction in the mornings directly across the street and water coming into the master bedroom after a bad rainstorm. Overall, a great place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home. Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. Your home was perfect for our group of 4 - clean and comfortable - everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

This place is really clean, safe, and extremely well done. Thanks so much for opening your house to us!

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Pal's Lounge
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Parkway Bakery and Tavern
Car: not necessary

Bayou st. John is a wonderful neighborhood adjacent to the bayou, in the heart of the city. You will be less than a 10 minute drive to the French Quarter, Frenchmen street, the Marigny, the Superdome, downtown and warehouse district, and a 15 minute walk to the fairgrounds and jazz fest, City Park/voodoo fest, ostrich race, voodoo festival, seafood festival, boudin festival, new orleans museum of art, st. Louis cemetery #3, and 1 block to the endymion parade route.

Less than a mile from the house are several grocery stores: Wholefoods. Canseco's Esplanade Market, and Rouses on Carrollton. There is a huge market on Carrollton that has CVS, restaurants, bars, grocery stores. Parkway Bakery and Tavern (Best Po-boys in the City), Pal's Lounge (neighborhood bar), and Bayou Wine and Beer Garden is walking distance from the house.

For the active traveler, the Bayou and City Park are perfect locations to kayak, paddle board, run, and bike. My house is 2 blocks from the Bayou.

Local developers are going to renovate the beautiful, former school building, and convert them into high end apartments. They are starting some sporadic construction but during the normal 8-4 schedule and aren't suppose to work on weekends.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £91.37
Property Damage Insurance £44.92

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. I only book at most 12 months in advance. Please contact me for rates beyond that timeframe.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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