Irish Channel corner Grocery Store

House - Private room · Annunciation St, New Orleans, LA 70115, United States

The Space

Charming 1870's corner grocery redone in eclectic, European comfort. 2 blocks from famous " Magazine St" with miles of shopping, dining ( fine and otherwise), treasure hunting, day and night life, in the Historic Irish Channel. 7 short walking blocks from beautiful St. Charles Ave in the Garden District with it's ancient oak trees and fabulous architecture. Street car travel on " The Avenue" provides easy access to Carrollton, Audubon Park, Tulane and Loyola Universities, Downtown's Canal Street , Convention Center and French Quarter (20- minute ride) . Buses also travel Magazine for easy close transport.The setting is perfect for Mardi Gras, parade route beginning is within walking distance. A fun neighborhood with a great grocery, pharmacy, coffee shops ( Starbucks and cool local), great restaurants, bars ( upscale and not so ) and crazy good shopping.
The room is 13 x 18 feet with 15 foot ceilings, ceiling fans, central a/c and heat, European style bath in room with a privacy screen. Claw footed tub with a hand - held shower. Queen bed with all cotton bedding sleeps 2 comfortably. Good cotton bath towels, Microwave, Mini-fridge, Coffee pot. There is access to an outdoor porch from your room inside the fenced yard, great place for a cup of coffee in the morning or a cocktail in the evening. Although this space is listed as a private room , it is , in fact, the corner grocery store renovated as a studio and has a separate, private entrance with a combination lock. There is total and complete privacy from the rest of the house , more apartment like than room in a house. Parking on side street or Annunciation is always available.

I am a native New Orleanian and look forward to sharing my beautiful , eccentric and wonderfully New Awlyuns atmosphere with my guests.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $650 /week
Monthly Price: $1500 /month
Security Deposit: $150
Cleaning Fee: $25
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 2:00 PM
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  • Penny was a gracious host and the room with separate entry was very comfortable. Great for sleeping in mornings because of the curtained and shuttered darkness! Nice neighborhood close to Magazine Street. We would definitely stay here again.
    As others have reported, the in-room toilet and bathtub is a little quirky, but one adjusts.

    April 2014
  • Penny was a great host. She was very available for any questions that we had. We really enjoyed our stay.

    March 2014
  • I really enjoyed my stay here. The room was very comfortable and Penny was very helpful and friendly. It's just a few minutes walk from great cafes, bars, shops and restaurants on Magasine street, so it was very convenient.

    March 2014
  • Penny was gracious and helpful when we had an emergency. Her place is a great spot for a Mardi Gras base, and fun since there are nice restaurants and hot spots to walk to.

    March 2014
  • Penny welcomed us when we arrived for our Mardi Gras stay with a smile and useful information. The location within walking distance to magazine street is very convenient and fun. We enjoyed ourselves in Nola knowing we had our own little retreat off the beaten path to get some rest. The heavy custom drapery made sure of that!

    March 2014
  • We spent three very pleasant nights at Penny's place in New Orleans recently. Penny greeted us upon our arrival and gave us the lay of the land, as well as offering some helpful tips.

    The space was exactly as advertised (except for the addition of a few new pieces or art that made it even nicer than in the photos). The room felt very private, essentially a separate apartment, but Penny was available to offer tips and recommendations as well.

    There were tons of restaurants, cafes, bars and shops within walking distance, and Penny's place was an excellent spot to plan the day or come back to for a good night's sleep. We're already hoping to visit New Orleans again in a couple years, and we would absolutely stay at Penny's again.

    February 2014
  • Penny was really sweet to bring by a delicious breakfast treat one morning. She had good, strong coffee available too! The location was great for our purposes and I really enjoyed all her antiques. It rained one night and the shutters made a lot of noise but just happened once. I had to get used to the bathroom being open was the only reason I am rating it 4 stars. The place is very charming

    November 2012
  • Perfect location and amenities for a intimate vacation for two. We used the easily accessible public transport except for the day the rain storm interrupted our plans. An excellent restaurant, Atchafalaya, is just a few short blocks away. Don't miss the Bloody Mary bar! Thanks to Penny for the delicious coffee and cream to start of each morning. Hint: Bring earplugs if you are a light sleeper as the corner can be noisy on weekday mornings (luckily I planned for this in advance). We hope to return in a few years when we get another kid-free weekend! ;)

    November 2012
  • Great host! Loved the location of the place, you could tell so much thought was put into the room. Extra blankets come handy. Thank you so much for having us, Penny!

    October 2012
  • The apartment really felt like home - some vacation apartments feel very "vacant" but this one really had character and warmth, just like Penny herself. Comfortable bed, good amenities, nice furniture - it didn't feel like she had gone to any old thrift store and gotten any old thing to furnish it with, but had really put thought and care into it. It was nicely organized and easy to be in.
    It was very clean and charming and in a great neighborhood, a quick walk to anything a person could need. It was also really easy to get to from the airport.
    Penny was gracious, easy to get a long with and a very quick communicator. I had quite a long list of requests and she really took care of me - there was even chocolate!
    I'm already looking forward to my next visit to New Orleans - I know where to stay~

    October 2012
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I am a native New Orleanian, proud to call New Orleans home and love to show off the city to travelers. I am a nurse who is lucky enough to live within walking distance of my job. I have many hobbies and am in the process of renovating my house and creating a garden. I love to entertain and cook but have sparse time these days. I like GOOD movies, mysteries, the arts and enjoying the arts community in this city. Planning a trip to Greece later in the year. Maybe someone reading this will host me in Mykonos !!!. I am quiet but like to play music, I am non-intrusive and when working, am hardly around. I suppose my Motto is "less is more".... with the addendum that there is allowance for "all good things within reason".....
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