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The Sanctuary; Hip, Historic Zimple House - Convenient - Uptown - Univers. Area

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
studio
People
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday studio in Uptown/Carrollton - Zimple House; The "Sanctuary"

Charming Studio Tucked Away From The Street.

Zimple House is conveniently located in the Heart of the River Bend, University neighborhood......Close to Audubon Park and Audubon Zoo.....2 blocks from the famous Street Car for easy access throughout New Orleans.....Walking distance to both Maple street, and Oak street....Where you will find fabulous shopping and top dinning....A folder of menus from our personal restaurant favorites will be provided in The "Sanctuary" Studio.

The "Sanctuary" is a newly, renovated space within Zimple House. Hip, Contemporary furnishings.....The bedroom/living area sleeps 2 on a plush Queen size bed plus a futon which sleeps 1.....Flat screen TV, cable and WiFi....Decorated with Local artists works....Fully furnished kitchen if you like to cook....We even supply the local coffee! The Bathroom is beautifully tiled....Custom tile shower with a lighted shower head to start your day, get ready for an outing, or wind down for the evening.

Cozy, outdoor sitting area with the best view of the spacious, private, front yard. Off street parking.

The Studio for Local Jewelry Artist, Molly McNamara, is also on site at Zimple House. Molly is known for designing the famous King Cake Baby charms, Voodoo babies, along with her other New Orleans themed pieces. A private viewing available upon request, online viewing also available.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only

Owner
Louis Bischoff
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016
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About Louis Bischoff

Louis and Molly have been married since 2007. Louis was brave enough to move from Mobile, AL - into "Molly's" world in New Orleans. In addition to being the "Renovators" for this beautiful historic home, we are raising our amazing daughter, along with 1 dog, 4 cats and a goose named "Begneit"

Louis Bischoff purchased this studio in 1995

Why Louis Bischoff chose New Orleans

I knew it when I first saw the house. It needed my attention, and I wanted to give it. You can get away from the city and still be in the city. Depending on the wind, the sounds of the street car, river boats and train remind me that my house is located near the River. Carrollton was laid out by Charles Zimpel in 1833, and annexed by New Orleans in 1874.

What makes this studio unique

I can hide from Mardi-Gras up here, or venture out and join the fun within a 15 minute street car ride.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic hide away. close to everything. Great bed. Great hosts. Don't miss The Cowbell on Oak for burgers!
Aug 2015
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

The Sanctuary; Hip, Historic Zimple House - Convenient - Uptown - Univers. Area
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Comfy, cozy place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great find--cheerful and comfortable-- tucked into a charming neighborhood. We enjoyed having morning coffee on the porch and strolling around to find fun local restaurants and shops. Very close to both Loyola and Tulane Universities and easy access to the St. Charles streetcar. Thank you for having us!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Sanctuary lives up to its name :-)

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to relax and unwind!

I drove my son to Loyola from CA and we'd spent 8 days on the road taking in a few extra sights along the way, and it was so nice for me to have a "home base" close to school and to all the great uptown restaurants.

It turned out that he was pretty much moved in to his dorm by 9:30 that first day, so I had a couple days there all to myself before facing the long drive back. The soothing décor and quiet location did a great job of taking away all that unwanted stress.

I can heartily recommend this location to any Tulane or Loyola parents or small families, and to anyone who wants to stay in Uptown/Carrollton and would like to wake up and go to bed surrounded by a genuine NOLA vibe :-)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy providing a comfortable space for all of our New Orleans visitors, and yes, our location is perfect for parents and their children who are attending either Loyola or Tulane University.
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Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Molly was wonderful! Their home was very clean and close to everything that we wanted to do in town.

The street car was the best way to get around and allowed us to take in people watching and great architecture.

Thank you for the memories

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Almost perfect

  • 5 of 5

The place is just what we expected. A nice room with a well-equipped kitchen, a few blocks from the street car. The only reason I say "almost' is that - having used VRBO and Airb'n'b a lot - we have come to expect a lagniappe, that little bit extra. Something to greet us, like a bottle of wine or water, or some fruit. That's the way you feel really welcome after the usual cramped flight. Otherwise we would absolutely recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An excellent 2nd stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Zimple House and it was just as great as our first visit. The property is super clean and comfortable. The location is perfect, especially to go to Oak Street (easy walking distance). Molly was a wonderful host and we felt very much at home. I hope to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cozy efficiency rental!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience with this rental. Molly and Louis were very helpful and made sure we had what we needed.

The property is in a nice quiet neighborhood and a couple of blocks away from the St. Charles Streetcar so heading down to the French Quarter was easy.

There are several restaurants and bars within walking distance. We tried O'Henry's, Jacques-Imo's, Live Oak Cafe, and Ale on Oak. The Gator Sausage & Shrimp Cheesecake at Jacques-Imo's was one of our favorites.

The listing was accurate and property was clean and well maintained. It was a roomy efficiency style room that had everything we needed for our stay.

Recommended for anyone that would like to stay somewhere away from all of the hubub but still have access to things. Would stay here again if we make another trip.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International
Car: not necessary

Perfect for parents visiting their kiddos off to college at either Tulane U, or Loyola U. Just 6 blocks away! 2015 Po-Boy Festival will be Sunday, November 22. Just 3 blocks away! Saints football, Pelicans basketball, Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Easter and all the holidays, Endless Super Dome events, and just being The Big Easy!

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Uptown/Carrollton, Uptown

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
 
Suger Bowl
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£326
for 2 nights
From
£115
£874
 
 
Soft Mardi-Gras
10 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£373
for 2 nights
From
£139
£906
 
 
Mardi-Gras
20 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£394
for 2 nights
From
£149
£1,009
 
 
Spring Break
20 Mar 2017 - 5 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£389
for 2 nights
From
£147
£890
 
 
French Quarter Fest
6 Apr 2017 - 9 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£389
for 2 nights
From
£147
£890
 
 
Spring Break
10 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£389
for 2 nights
From
£147
£890
 
 
Jazz Fest
28 Apr 2017 - 7 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£405
for 2 nights
From
£155
£985
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£278
for 2 nights
From
£91
£642
£2,161
 

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping £56
Damage protection £40

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Uptown/Carrollton in Louisiana

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 225 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Custom tiled fresh white tile contrasted against sky blue walls.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Beautifully renovated modern space, yet, you still know that you are in New Orleans! Plush Queen size bed, futon, beautiful Mission Rocker, everything you need to "Laissez les bons temps roulez.............
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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