Welcome to a piece of New Orleans history, where the past and present blend seamlessly in this 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom home. Located in West Carrollton, this preserved 1872 residence has a story to tell and a secret to share. 2022 roof! This house includes all the furniture, the pool table, and the seller is willing to pay for the buyer’s first year of homeowner’s insurance with an acceptable offer! Discover a custom spiral staircase leading up to a secret room concealed behind a bookshelf, just like in the pages of a Harry Potter novel. Pull “The Chamber of Secrets” book to open. The secret room is set up to look like the Gryffindor Common Room. Air BNB guests find the 10 monsters, and they win a prize when they come stay in New Orleans! This home was built without the use of power tools just after The Civil War ended. Check out the beautiful bar replicated from a bar that no longer exists in New Orleans. Private driveway with an electronic iron rod fence and an iron rod fence encircles the house with brick columns. You get off street parking here. Music Room off primary suite with the original 1872 wallpaper. New windows, a tankless water heater, new kitchen appliances, gas stove and range, spray foam insulation, a gas fireplace, and leased solar panels are some of the upgrades. Enjoy three balconies and two large porches both in the front and the back. Beautiful original stained-glass windows throughout. You may even see Mister P, the neighborhood peacock! Visit this home’s Instagram @visitevangelinenola for more pictures as well as www.evangelinenola.com for bookings. People from all over the world stay here, but most Air BNB residents are from Australia and France. Make this a short-term rental or a bed and breakfast. The possibilities are endless!
Updated on November 2, 2023 at 5:01 pm