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Casabianca: Casual Elegance in Historic Magazine Row

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 130 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious one bedroom apartment, comfortable for a group of four.

Located on famous Magazine Street and surrounded by restaurants, boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, bespoke clothiers, artisan jewelers, potters, coffee shops and more, this 1850's property has been updated for modern living while its charm and architecture have been maintained. Join the activity on the street, view it while sipping/grilling/dining on your spacious balcony, or retreat to your quiet, comfortable apartment with high ceilings, hardwood floors, 12-foot windows, central air/heat, comfortable king-size bed with luxury cotton linens, well-appointed cook's kitchen, full bath with soaking tub/shower and fluffy cotton towels. Amenities include gas grill; washer/dryer; satellite dish TVs; stereo system, and WiFi. Property was designed for the owners, an interior designer and an etched glass artist, and contains art glass and paintings throughout. The apartment home is designed to sleep two but will sleep four.


Owner
Melissa Myers
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

About Melissa Myers

Gerry, an etched glass artist, and Melissa, an interior designer, purchased this 'building no one wanted' and our relationship to this historic property has been a longstanding love affair. We enjoy sharing it with others and have met a lot of fun and interesting people doing just that.

Melissa Myers purchased this apartment in 1996

Why Melissa Myers chose Central City/Garden District

Gerry had his Architectural Etched Glass business in this building for over twenty-five years.

What makes this apartment unique

Our location is like the old French Quarter with similar architecture, hidden courtyards, and very creative people living and working here. It has a village feel that we love.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Central City/Garden District, Louisiana

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , combination tub is a large soaking tub
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King-size bed in bedroom with down mattress topper and down & foam pilows; Daybed in living room which converts into two singles or one king-size bed with all cotton bedding and down pillows
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Casabianca: Casual Elegance in Historic Magazine Row
average rating of 5.0 based on 64 reviews
Denver, CO
5

Even better than it looks!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do justice to the space. It is HUGE, open, airy and bright. The apartment is beautifully decorated, stocked with everything you could need and very clean. The location just can't be beat. And the patio is also bigger than it looks - just perfect for people watching and relaxing. Don't hesitate - book this property!

  • Review Submitted: 21/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, thank you, thank you. We greatly appreciate your comments!
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous-hosts great-well equipped apartment -really transports you ......thanks so much

  • Review Submitted: 18/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return!!!
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5

WE LOVE IT

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth stay in Casabianca. It is lovely, comfortable and convenient to so many restaurants and good shopping. It feels like our second home and we are already planning our next stay.

  • Review Submitted: 07/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always, we loved having you at Casabianca and look forward to your return! Melissa
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5

Lovely Historic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Our stay has been nice, quiet and peaceful. I love the historical aspect of the apartment and The Garden District. It’s fun to feel more like a local in this New Orleans apartment without the tourism of The French Quarter.

The apartment is sweet and quaint with a very comfortable bed and a nice balcony. It’s also close to some great coffee houses and restaurants.

Thanks for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 24/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. You remind me of the time when we pioneers were trying to rebuild the neighborhood and often heard from shoppers that they wished there were a coffee shop to relax in...well we have plenty of them now, as you say. We would love to have you back. Melissa
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Birmingham Alabama
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our stay at Casabianca. The space is beautiful. Very comfortable bed and all you would need in the kitchen . Great balcony to hang out on. Really gives you the authentic feel of New Orleans. Much better than a hotel in the Quarter. We would absolutely stay again.

One small thing... the dryer can catch and snag your clothes so be aware of that if you do laundry.

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that Casabianca fit your needs. As for the clothes dryer, we had noticed that last week and are in the process of replacing it. Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. Melissa The new washer dryer is being installed on Friday!!!
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Houston TX
5

Wonderful Apartment on Magazine

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this great historic apartment. Close to everything but far enough away to be peaceful. Very comfortable place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: 07/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for your visit to Casabianca and your nice review. Melissa
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Map

Car: not necessary

This part of Magazine Street was once called 'The Hippest Neighborhood in North America' by the Utne Reader. And being in the midst of the burgeoning movie industry has only added to the unique character. Historic Magazine Row, the 19th Century architectural jewel, is home to very unique businesses and residences. Nearby is Audubon Park, Zoo, & Golf Course; St.Charles Avenue Mansions and the architecture and gardens of our area,The Garden District; the French Quarter; the Mighty Mississippi River; Mardi Gras Parades, Mardi Gras World where the magic happens; WWII Museum; Coliseum Square Park; Ogden Museum of Southern Art; Aquarium of the Americas; The Insectarium; Riverboat Excursions; Convention Center; and the National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, Contemporary Art Center; Julia Street Art District intersects with the Magazine Street Art District. Transportation is readily available by Streetcar, Bus, or Taxi.

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Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$163.51

Rates are subject to change until reservation is complete.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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