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The Byrnes House - Classic Garden District Greek Revival Home

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 315 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Greek Revival Home, Interesting Neighborhood, 1 Block To The Streetcar System

Classic Garden District Greek Revival home built in 1898, The Byrnes House has all the classical architectural details - fluted Doric Columns in a double gallery, Grape leaf and bow frieze, small pediment, triglyph entablature with large dental molding. Inside are 13 ft ceilings, huge windows, plaster medallions, giant pocket doors, etc.; renovated and updated with all modern conveniences.

In addition to the great architecture, the location simply cannot be beat. The Utne Reader listed the Lower Garden District #1 on their list of the Hippest neighborhoods in the US. Surrounded by restaurants, bars, antique stores, and unique shops, you will find this to be a most interesting neighborhood. PLUS, one block to the Saint Charles Ave streetcar, and you are a short ride to the Warehouse District, French Quarter, Canal Street, the River Walk, Mid-City, City Park, Museums, Universities, Audubon Park - everything great about New Orleans. Oh yeah, did I mention that the Mardi Gras parades pass one block away on St. Charles Ave.?

This historic building was home to 3 generations of accomplished men of the Byrnes family. Col. William H. Byrnes was born in Ireland in the year 1845. He came with his parents to America when a boy, and ultimately ascended to the presidency of the Hibernia Fire Insurance Co. Five successive governors of the state of Louisiana gave him the rank of Colonel on their military staffs. William H. Byrnes, Jr., was a Louisiana Senator who introduced legislation establishing Loyola University of New Orleans. William H. Byrnes, III, was the Chief Judge of the Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal.

***Note: Access to Bedroom #4 is through Bathroom #3 and up a set of narrow stairs. It may not be appropriate for the elderly, infirm, or toddlers. However, it is great for a gaggle of kids, or anyone else who wants a quiet, isolated space. ***

*** Rented only through VRBO/Homeaway family of web sites (NOT through Craigslist***

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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Central City/Garden District, Louisiana

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 315 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Private entrance from Bedroom 1, and an entrance from hall.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Very large jacuzzi tub. Seperate marble shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private Balcony. Connected Full Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Locked door can be opened to connect to Bedroom 1.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Bedroom has attached sitting area and private balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 2 king , 1 double , 1 child bed , 3rd floor. Memory foam King mattress. Thomas Train child bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
3 story

Reviews

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The Byrnes House - Classic Garden District Greek Revival Home
average rating of 4.983333 based on 60 reviews
5

As advertized....

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home......as advertised.......owners were VERY accommodating. NO COMPLAINTS AT ALL. HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION.

  • Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

As good as it gets

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely fantastic time at The Byrnes House. The house was perfect for us (two families with four kids under the age of 4, my mother, and a nanny). 6 adults and 4 kids. The space is huge, the rooms comfortable, and the bonus room on the third floor was perfect for the kids. The house is clean and there was everything we needed for the week (toiletries) provided. Next time we are in Nola we are coming back for sure! THANKS!!!

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing !Beautiful Historical Home

  • 5 of 5

Loved this beautifully restored historical home. It was the cleanest and most well stocked home I have ever stayed in. The house was well-stocked with whatever you might forget to bring on your trip. The location was amazing as well. We were able to catch a trolly only a block away. Shopping is only a block away as well. I felt very safe walking along the streets near the home. Magazine Street was only a 3 block walk. We had the best time. Beds were so comfy and bedding was very nice. I would love to stay there again! Thanks for sharing your house with us!

  • Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

David's house is great, as described. Checkin and checkout was easy. Would gladly stay again.

  • Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Charming, spacious home. Easy access. Cozy beds and perfect for groups. Loved it!

  • Submitted: 5-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay in the Lower Garden District

  • 5 of 5

A very beautiful and well-kept house reflecting the true feeling of New Orleans.

Excellent location, just a block away from the main Saint Charles trolley line, three blocks away from great shopping and eating establishments at Magazine street, near the Hop-on-off #15 stop and the Visitors Center.

David was quite responsive to our questions and needs and went out of his way to make sure we were all comfortable (even during the long holiday Labor Day weekend).

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

David Constance
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About David Constance

My wife and I were born and raised in New Orleans. Although we have lived in a number of places, including Hawaii (Submarine Officer) and China, we always return to New Orleans.

I purchased this home in 1992. We recently moved to a home on a park in New Orleans to provide the children with some bike riding freedom. Vacation rentals is our way to keep this magnificent home until we are ready to move back once the children are older.

David Constance purchased this house in 1992

Why David Constance chose Central City/Garden District

Every true New Orleanian dreams of having a classic Garden District Greek Revival home. Built in 1898, this house has all the classical Greek Revival architectural detail - fluted Doric Columns in a double gallery, Grape leaf and bow frieze, small pediment, and a triglyph entablature with large dental molding. Inside are 13 ft ceilings, huge windows, plaster medallions. . . . the works!

What makes this house unique

In addition to the great architecture, the location simply cannot be beat. The Utne Reader listed the Lower Garden District #1 on their list of the Hippest neighborhoods in the US. Surrounded by resturants, bars, antique stores, and unique shops, you will find this to be a most interesting neighborhood. PLUS, One block to Saint Charles Ave streetcar, and you are a short ride to the Warehouse District, French Quarter, Canal Street, the River Walk, Mid-City, City Park, Universities, Audubon Park - everything great about New Orleans. Oh yeah, did I mention that the Mardi Gras parades pass one block away on St. Charles Ave.?

Location

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
1 block to St Charles Ave, 3 blocks to Magazine St
Nearest Ferry
1.7 Miles
Canal St. Ferry - to see the city from the river.
Nearest Golf
3.9 Miles
Audubon Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.3 Miles
150 yds to St. Charles Streetcar. 1.3mi to Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
US 90, elevated expressway to I-10.
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
1 block to St Charles Ave, 3 blocks to Magazine St
Nearest Beach
59 Miles
Waveland, MS. OK beach, silty water. 1 hour away.
Car: not necessary

This home is in a great location in a super neighborhood, with easy access to the street car system to take you anywhere. Your car will mostly stay in the driveway. Walk to 1 block to St. Charles Ave. or along Prytania St. to see the magnificent old mansions of New Orleans. Walk 3 blocks to the eclectic shops, antique stores, clothing stores, restaurants and bars of Magazine Street. A pleasant ride on the St. Charles streetcar will take you past the Warehouse District to the French Quarter in 15 minutes. You can transfer to the Canal Street streetcar and go to the New Orleans Museum of Art and City Park; or take the Riverfront Streetcar and ride along the river from one end of the French Quarter to the Convention Center at the other end. Take the St. Charles streetcar in the other direction, and travel uptown to Tulane University and Audubon Park and Zoo in 20 minutes. If you like to walk, the Convention Center is 0.8 miles away, and the Superdome is 1.5 miles away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Central City/Garden District, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Jazz Fest 2018
Apr 26 2018 - May 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$1,392
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$980
From
C$1,139
Fri,Sat
C$6,072
C$13,283
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$442.75
Cleaning Fee C$227.7

Summer/off season rates are lower. Please email or call for a firm quote. We are willing to work with you on any special request, or last minute plans.

Cleaning Fee $180

Property Damage Protection $49

Refundable Damage Deposit $350

504-812-8082
dpconstance@gmail.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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