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Mardi Gras $199/nt, Feb 11-14 ~ Walk to Old Mandeville Lakefront, Sleeps6

Bedrooms 2
Space 111 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

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

Our raised Mandeville cottage is just steps from the Old Mandeville Lakefront. This lovely cottage 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
Member since: 2004
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018

About Val and Renee Morel

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 chose Mandeville

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 house 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.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Mandeville

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
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
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • Both bathrooms feature a jetted (spa) tub and a separate shower!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Plus private attached bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Plus private attached bathroom
    3rd sleeping area - 2 twin/ single , 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 ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing


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Mardi Gras $199/nt, Feb 11-14 ~ Walk to Old Mandeville Lakefront, Sleeps6
average rating of 4.1578946 based on 19 reviews

We loved our experience there; the Christmas lights in the oaks in the area made it extra special!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice and the arrangement worked out perfectly for our purposes. One minor detail-- the house was very cold when we got there (45 degrees). It took hours to warm it up. However, overall we were pleased. We would definitely stay again.

S. S.

  • Submitted: 13-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay at the Mandeville Treehouse!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our second time to stay here, and as always everything was awesome!!! Highly recommended!!! Will do it again next year!

  • Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Right in the middle of everything

  • 1 of 5

When we got there it was dirty as all get out the doors were black everything Inside had a funny smell spent the first 2 days cleaning up to make it were you could sit an enjoy it

  • Submitted: 2-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our cleaner returned to the house the same evening the guests checked in so that she could address any cleaning issues they had. This was a 8 o'clock at night. Our cleaner does a terrific job, unfortunately we were just unable to please this guest. Bottom line is that she wanted money back. Unfortunately this happens every so often that we have a guest who cannot be pleased no matter how much we try. We hope the other guest experiences described here will paint a more accurate picture of this lovely home and it's unique location. If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with us.
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Mardi Gras Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Mandeville Treehouse for a long Mardi Gras weekend was awesome! The house was able to accommodate 6 people very comfortably and it was an easy drive to the Causeway bridge to go into town. There is a great playground right on the lakefront around the corner so my child enjoyed some play time too while I enjoyed the beautiful views.

The owners of the house have put a lot of consideration into their guest's stay because they have menus from all of the surrounding restaurants in the binder and notated their favorites which was very helpful when deciding on where to eat.

The porch is really nice and relaxing to sit on high up in the trees while sipping on a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine.

We truly enjoyed our visit and recommend it to any out of towners looking for a comfortable place to stay near New Orleans. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 5-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place in Mandeville, LA.

  • 5 of 5

We booked two weeks at this two bedroom house near Lake Ponchartrain with another couple and found that we were near great restaurants, great walking areas and bike paths. The house was well equipped with a large fully equipped kitchen, two large bathrooms, two bedrooms with doors to the huge deck and laundry facilities. We plan on booking another two weeks next year.

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property near the lake.

  • 5 of 5

The unit was large with high ceilings, large bedrooms and great fully equipped kitchen and laundry. It was walking distance from the lake and great restaurants and not to far from the entrance to the causeway to New Orleans.

  • Submitted: 4-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Mandeville

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$189.49
Damage Deposit C$315.82

Taxes: Not Applicable

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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