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Giant Marigny Creole cottage bed and breakfast lists for $1.35M

A contender for most gorgeous Creole cottage

726 Frenchmen Street
All photos courtesy of Aaron Dare/Tommy Crane Group Inc.

Built in 1869, this restored Creole cottage bed and breakfast overlooks Washington Square on Frenchmen Street. The bed and breakfast sits three blocks from Esplanade Avenue and a block from Elysian Fields Avenue.

Known as R&B B&B, the establishment ranks in the Top 25 bed and breakfasts in the United States. The bed and breakfast is walking distance from several music clubs, bistros, and restaurants.

The asking price is $1,350,000. At $387 per square foot, the property is $68 less than the neighborhood average of $455.

At first glance, this two-story creole cottage has a classic facade with one entry, a pop-up window, and slanted roof.

Renovated in 2013, the bed and breakfast kept several of its initial attributes, including its original heart of pine flooring, 14-foot ceilings, crown molding, chandeliers, original millwork, and exposed brick fireplaces.

The property has grand living and dining spaces. The kitchen, located on the first floor comes equipped with stainless steel appliances.

Under R&B, the bed and breakfast has five musically-themed, licensed rooms that each have a separate bathroom suites. An additional room and two bathrooms are also located on the property.

At the rear of the bed and breakfast is a balcony that overlooks the its private brick courtyard and fountain.

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