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Amy Thigpen

Member since: 2012
Speaks english

Octavia Street Cottage

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Uptown/Carrollton vacation cottage rental

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, (Sleeps 2-3)

This one hundred year old shotgun cottage is a classic New Orleans cottage with modern updates. Hardwood floors and high ceilings hold ceiling fans and original windows provide lots of natural light.

Entering the great room, a flat screen TV and speakers for your IPOD or laptop. The living area has a Queen sized sofa sleeper leads to the open full kitchen with an Oak dining table. Lovely light and 11 foot ceilings and ceiling fans are in all rooms.

The great room leads to the bedroom with an elegant Art Deco bedroom set and a new top of the line memory foam Queen mattress set, with deliciously soft high thread count new bedding and duvet cover. The bedroom leads to the updated bathroom with claw foot tub for soaking your dancing feet and dreaming.

There is an open closet across from bedroom with soft high thread count towels. The back door opens to the screened porch, my favorite room in the house, perfect for taking your cocktail under the swirling ceiling fan. The brick patio could be your next crawfish boil site. The studio in the back has a full sized washer/dryer. Celebrate Uptown New Orleans with fabulous food within walking distance in all directions, including the best poboys in town. St. Charles Avenue, Audubon Park and the Mississippi River all within 10 blocks of the cottage.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Amy Thigpen (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Airport
12.8 Miles
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Frankie and Johnny's
Nearest Ferry
5.1 Miles
Algiers Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.9 Miles
Audobon Park
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Frankie and Johnny's
Car: not necessary

This is a sauntering neighborhood, the kind where everyone talks to each other while they walk their dogs or discuss the fate of the Times Picayune over a scone at Laurel Street Bakery or meet a local author at a reading at Octavia Street Books.

The Octavia Cottage is 9 blocks from Audubon Park with it's live Oak and bike path for running or rollerblading. You can see the giraffes' necks above the fence from the park itself, loll under an ancient Oak and remember how it feels to have nothing but time and the promise of an Oyster poboy at Domilese's or the Soul Rebels at Le Bon Temps.

It is close to Tulane and Loyola, two blocks from Magazine Street which stretches miles to the Quarter with shops from uptown to downtown, haute couture to funky vintage. Hop the Magazine bus to the Quarter.

This is also an eating neighborhood with Patois, Clancy's, Upperline, all within walking distance from the Octavia cottage.

The cottage is a half a block from coffee shops, one and a half blocks to Whole Foods, boutiques, and yoga studios. Ten blocks from St. Charles Avenue and the historic streetcar. It's only a short ride to the French Quarter by streetcar.

Slow down and behave like a New Orleanian, which is to say, 'Do what ya wanna.' Bike down the bike path along the levee on the Mississippi, which stretches for miles and miles, or eat a poboy and take a nap at 'The Fly,' the river park only 9 blocks from the cottage, and watch the tug boats show you the river's true size.

Of course if live music is the reason you've come, it will be all around you. Le Bon Temps is close by for the Soul Rebels on Thursday night, or Tipitina's on Napoleon Avenue. The hardest thing about being here is not ever having enough time to do all of the things you'll want to do.

The neighborhood is safe to walk or bike and will make you want to move to New Orleans or hurry back to what you may decide is your home. Hurrying is something you'll have forgotten how to do by the time you leave.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Uptown/Carrollton, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$199
C$2,926
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$133
Refundable Damage Deposit C$266

High season rates apply for Festivals, Holidays, special events in the city, for example: French Quarter Festival, Graduation, Essence Festival, Halloween, Voodoo Festival, Sugar Bowl, New Year's Eve, Mardi Gras, Jazz Festival.

Rate is based on double occupancy. The rate for each additional person is 25.00 per person per night, thus, 3 people, 140.00, 4 people 165 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Uptown/Carrollton, Louisiana

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Updated with claw foot tub, natural light, subway tiled floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Art Deco Bedroom - 1 queen , New high end memory foam mattress and foundation
  • Queen size Beds (1) Luscious top of the line new memory foam mattress and foundation. Queen size new sofa sleeper in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing