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A Beautiful Jewel Box... This House Is Painted Black !

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lovely late 1800' s cottage .Old New Orleans charm in a great location!

Come chill in the sitting pool!! This private house has one private bedroom and a comfortable fold out sofa in the living room. There is a nice size kitchen , with a cozy gas fireplace. It opens on to a gorgeous courtyard with a sitting pool. All new renovation , but old world charm remains. It is in a great location .. Within walking distance to the Marigny, Bywater and the French Quarter. There are a variety of bars, restaurants and coffee shops near by. Best of all, the St. Roch Market is just steps away!

Tom Schwab
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Saint Roch, Louisiana

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Nice ! Clean ..
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The palmetto room - 1 large double bed , A beautiful palmetto palm outside..
  • This very special palm tree is the feature located just outside of the bedroom window.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • racquetball


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A Beautiful Jewel Box... This House Is Painted Black !
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 33 reviews

Very charming, close to the good stuff!

  • 4 of 5

Very cute little house, perfect size for one couple, with bonus gorgeous patio area. Great location, near trendy Bywater neighborhood and walking distance to French Quarter. Tom was a great host, very reliable in contact and incredibly flexible when our departure plans shifted a few hours. The comfort of the bed left something to be desired, but otherwise, house was clean and cute, host was friendly and location was ideal.

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ferndale, MI

Perfectly in the middle of everything NOLA

  • 5 of 5

Man... great location. Great hosts. A great little house, next to a great little market, a great little walk from everything great.

Cute and clean and comfortable. Tom and Ann are terrific — they accommodated our flights and let us keep our bags at the house, suggested great transportation to and from the airport (Carolyn is fantastic!)... they even popped a few beers in the fridge and snacks in the kitchen. The courtyard is super cute — we soaked our feet in the little pool after every day of walking around.

Keep in mind... we like to walk around a lot, but here's the lay of the land:

-St. Roch Market is right around the corner, with all kinds of delicious foods and beverages. The oysters were a perfect late-ish night snack.

-Frenchman Street is just a few blocks away.

-Go a little further and you're in the thick of the French Quarter.

-Go the other direction and you're in Bywater.

-And if walking isn't your thing, the street car is just down the street, or there are lots of other transportation options (taxi, uber, lyft, etc.) to get you to Treme, City Park, Garden District, Downtown or wherever your Cajun heart leads you.

All in all, it was a really great trip. For people like us who like to explore, the location was everything. We're looking forward to coming back.

  • Review Submitted: 27/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Round Rock, Tx

Quaint spot away from hustle of bourbon

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay here. Quick uber anywhere we needed to go. Short walking distance to some cool little bars and restaurants. Great house, clean and had some sweet touches that added to the overall experience. Snacks, beer, coffee and toiletries. So much better than a hotel, in my opinion. Will recommend to everyone and stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 18/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hugely charming - great location!

  • 4 of 5

Can't beat the location, particularly the proximity to the St. Roch Market, streetcar, and beautiful walk to the Quarter. Homey touches (handmade soap, coffee, and beers/snacks to get you started) were a great welcome! Bed was very soft - I liked it but my husband didn't - but everything else was great. Pack comfortable shoes and some pennies to play with the ghost, and laissez le bon temps rouller! :D

  • Review Submitted: 14/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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NOLA Charm

  • 5 of 5

The owners were gracious, generous and lovely to chat with! The cottage was comfortable and perfect for the two of us staying for almost a week. A climate controlled and lovely place to land after a day touring the city and having delicious food/drinks. St Roch Market has food for everyone including vegan options! Those who like to walk will find lots of places are within 20-30 minutes and a quick Uber/taxi ride will get you to all the fun and exciting places in the Quarter and beyond.

  • Review Submitted: 25/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the property. Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

Great property, so much NOLA character. Tom and Ann are very easy to work with, and even left us some welcome beverages and snacks when we arrived. The house was equipped with everything we needed! The courtyard is perfect for sitting outside in the evenings with a beverage. If it was warmer this trip I would've gotten into the soaking pool! Just across the street from St Roch Market, with so many food options. While not really walking distance from the French Quarter, it's a short drive...we used Uber, and it was perfect. We really enjoyed our stay, and would absolutely stay here again next time!

  • Review Submitted: 27/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This adorable cottage is within walking distance to the Marigny , Bywater, Frenchman Street and the French Quarter. There are a number of neighborhood bars in easy walking distance, some of which also serve food, such as Arabella Casa di Pasta (at Cajun's) and Kukhnya (at Siberia), and the famous St. Roch market is right around the corner! (See last 2 pictures) The Spotted Cat restaurant is one block away, located in the New Orleans Healing Center which houses the New Orleans food co-op, a health club ($15 for one day pass, less for multiples) yoga studio ($17 for one day pass), and other shops.... just three short blocks to Marie's Bar (one of New Orleans finest bloody Mary's ) and a short walk to Mimi's, Feelings Cafe, Faubourg Wines and several cool coffee shops, to mention a few things. The new Roberts grocery market is just 4 blocks away , across the street fro the St Claude street car stop .

The cottage is newly beautifully renovated. It is a true New Orleans beauty with all modern amenities.. There are high ceilings , ceiling fans and hard wood floors. Stainless steel appliances, granite countertops . The is a fabulously comfy pillow top mattress , flat screen tv's, cable and wireless internet. There is a gas fireplace and the cottage opens onto a beautiful serene court yard with a lovely 'cocktail' pool .. Great for sitting, relaxing and cooling off . Washer and dryer on premises .

This cottage is cozy .. The bedroom is separate and private.. ( not a 'shotgun') . There is a queen size bed and a big window and a closet.. In the living room there is a nice queen size fold out couch with a thick mattress and springs.

This is a truly wonderful place to be your home away from home while you are in are in this fabulous 'City of New New Orleans!'


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Saint Roch, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$269.46
Cleaning one time fee AU$67.37
Per guest over 2 a night AU$33.68

Rates start at $175.00 per night. Rates vary by season and special events. Contact owner for price quotes .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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