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The Secret Garden Is Located In Covington, Louisiana. Truly One of a kind home!

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5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, WiFi
Pool
Pool
Pool
TV, fireplace, video games, books

Overview of The Secret Garden Is Located In Covington, Louisiana. Truly One of a kind home!

The Secret Garden Is Located In Covington, Louisiana. Truly One of a kind home!

4.4/5 Excellent

Entire home

5 bedrooms5 bathroomsSleeps 10

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Covington, LA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFontainebleau State Park19 min drive
  • Popular LocationHoney Island Swamp45 min drive
  • Popular LocationNASA Stennis Space Center54 min drive

Space details

5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, sleeps 10
195 sq m
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 double bed
    2 single beds
Bedroom 4
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Shower
Bathroom 2
    Shower
Bathroom 3
    Shower

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Secret Garden Is Located In Covington, Louisiana. Truly One of a kind home!

Family-friendly holiday home with fitness centre and spa tub
Charming 1882 Country Cottage situated on a picture perfect 6.52 acre site overlooking graceful oaks, lush landscaping, pool, and patio. Minutes to Downtown Covington. Main house has modern updates with gas fireplace and fabulous solarium. Also, 650 sq ft 2 bedroom 2 bath guest house expands living space and offers privacy.
This property is truly unique. Stocked pond with bass and perch for your fishing desires.
Air-conditioned accommodation at this holiday home offers private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

Recreational amenities at the holiday home include a spa tub and a fitness centre.

Property manager

Property Manager/Owner
Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Pool/Spa

  • Private pool
  • Hot tub

Internet

  • WiFi available

Family friendly

  • Cot/infant bed available
  • Children's toys

Kitchen

  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Spices

Bedrooms

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 5 bathrooms
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room

Entertainment

  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • Video games
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Washing machine and dryer

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Pets

  • Pet friendly

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the lake
  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf on site

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector

General

  • Sleeps 10
  • Unit size: 2100 sq ft (195 sq m)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Pets

Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Mastercard
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Secret Garden Is Located Louisiana. Truly One Kind Home House
Secret Garden Is Located Louisiana. Truly One Kind Home
Secret Garden Is Located Louisiana. Truly One Kind Home House
Secret Garden Is Located Louisiana. Truly One Kind Home House
Secret Garden Is Located Louisiana. Truly One Kind Home

About this area

Covington

Located in Covington, this holiday home is on the waterfront. Fairview-Riverside State Park and Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Abita Brewing Company and Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum.

What's nearby

  • Covington Trailhead - 6 min drive
  • Abita Brewing Company - 9 min drive
  • Fontainebleau State Park - 19 min drive
  • Honey Island Swamp - 45 min drive
  • NASA Stennis Space Center - 54 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Pizza Man of Covington - 4 min drive
  • Abita Roasting Co. Covington - 5 min drive
  • Lola Restaurant - 6 min drive
  • Mattina Bella - 6 min drive
  • St. John's Coffee House - 6 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 10 out of 18 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 18 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 18 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 18 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 18 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4/5 Good

Covington Charm!
Such a lovely home! We had a great time!

4/5 Good

Good
Overall it was good.

5/5 Excellent

Great getaway
Beautiful house and gardens! Enjoyed our stay

1/5 Terrible

Gross misrepresentation of property and amenities
This was not ‘old world charm’-this was a poorly maintained property. Undisclosed camera on property, Overall filthy, clearly not regularly cleaned. Clothes dryer was broken and not replaced for 10 days, cookware severely peeling/unusable, during a light rain water rushes in doors/windows, stove unusable due to overwhelming gas odor, unused stove hood leaks water constantly in to stovetop, all window blinds dry rotted/inoperable, windows in ‘solarium’ are in terrible condition/stained, CAT ON PROPERTY not mentioned until we arrived, cat hair on all outdoor furniture, cat is aggressive and intrusive, jumps constantly on us and our dog and darts INSIDE house, it’s obviously starving, faucet water from well is brown upon arrival and so metallic is caused teeth ache, animal hole in bathroom ceiling, floors are duct taped together, wood floorboards soft/bend and concerning, inadequate cooling by window units, soap was watered down not refilled, no closets for clothes storage, wall and ceiling damages not filling repaired - there are several large patches and unpainted in every room. Indoor lighting is LOW. Very dark and not at all bright as represented in photos. Half outdoor lights are broken incl pool. Grounds overgrown. Owner was on property over 50% of our stay and consistently entered property when we weren’t present, when we reported a gas leak outside the front door the Owner denied a problem without even coming out. We called 911 and the fire dept Detected the presence of gas and acknowledged they had been out for this many times previously. Gas company Rep turned off gas and stated he has told Owner previously to properly repair the valve with a plumber. Owner is a ‘realtor’ and after we politely decided to not use him for our home search he and wife inappropriately and unprofessionally called, emailed, and left voicemails demanding further explanation. When we stood our ground and politely declined further explain action, the Owner abruptly ended our stay 10 days early citing Covid concerns. The Covid conditions were worse during our initial booking and leading up to our arrival. I regret staying any time at this property after reporting it to VRBO upon arrival. 1st red flag was finding them on a competitor site ≤tting them talk us into booking on VRBO instead. Owners sugary sweet denials of misrep is not charming, just ignorant and deceiving. Pic evidence of complaints above and many more submitted to VRBO. Owner takes no responsibility.

5/5 Excellent

Great countryside home, beautiful setting
Great get away! Family vacation great outdoor fun for the kids in a wonderful garden setting. Stunning outdoor grounds- well maintained. Beautiful pool and a pond for fishing. Lovely place. Owner very responsive. Will do again:)