16.4 miles from Nantachie Lake
Plan your escape to Natchitoches Louisiana!
The Escapade de Vacances Historic Elizabeth Lane (Elizabeth Lane Guest House) is a upscale family friendly home that sets the standard for comfortable accommodations in Natchitoches Louisiana. The house was restored to make your stay full of comfort,quiet,and rest.The home boasts a spacious floor plan, with a fully equipped kitchen. Coffee? We've got you covered. Keurig for a quick cup or a standard Mr. Coffee for a pot to share with your family or friends on the screened in back porch.
Our antique farm style dining table is perfect to enjoy a meal or send a few work emails from your computer. If you are here for work our fast WiFi will not disappoint. Two flat screen TV's with Roku, Netflix, and Pandora Music.
Four bedrooms offer queen size beds, the Attic nook bedroom has a full size bed and children's twin, the sun room has a twin daybed perfect for a teen or small adult.
The seasonal 20'x40' Saltwater pool is perfect for relaxing after a day of site seeing or shopping.
Ironing board, iron, and hair dryers will help you look fresh and sharp around town.
Your pets less than 20 lbs. with crate are welcome for an additional cash fee of $50 per pet per visit due upon check-in. Please let us know prior to your arrival.
In light of the current pandemic, we have upgraded our already cleaning protocols. In addition to our standard top to bottom clean between every stay, all surfaces in the house, including door handles, light switches, counters and table tops, pillows and mattresses,and of course the bathrooms are disinfected with disinfectant and bleach.
Be enchanted by this charming restored 1901 retreat with original details in the wood floors, antique fireplace, doors, and trim. This spacious 5 BD,3 full Bath is located on a crepe myrtle lined boulevard. The home is tastefully decorated with our guests comfort in mind. Only 0.3 miles to the historic downtown over the Church Street Bridge.
Walking distance to the Cane River Bank and historic downtown Natchitoches with pubs, restaurants, art galleries, and unique gift shops. The Cane River Brewery is a 5 minute drive for you beer lovers. Mayeaux's Steak & Seafood @ 512 Rue Front has amazing Cajun food and Bloody Mary's. The Cane River Commissary is a eatery/pub out near the plantations.
Northwestern Louisiana University is a five minute drive from the house.
The Elizabeth Lane Guest House( is a whole house rental with a two or three night minimum).
Plantations and other historic sites are minutes away by car.
There is also a wash and fold laundry off of Keyser - drop off your laundry and pick up in a couple of hours.
Guests have private use of the entire house.The back porch is screened in with wicker rockers and a chaise lounge. The front porch has a porch swing and wicker seating. Smoking is allowed outside on the porches only.
We have off street parking for up to 6 vehicles.
2 Flat Screen TV with Roku & Netflix - we do not have cable or local channels.
High speed internet (WIFI). Sometimes it has to be rebooted. ( both lights should be green).
If there is a electrical power surge in the neighborhood the on demand hot water heater may trip off - the solution -the reset button on the on-demand water heater has to be pushed off and count to 10 then turn it back on..
Kitchen with gourmet 6 burner gas commercial stove and refrigerator with ice and water in the door.
Children are welcome and must be under adult supervision at all times.
Bring flashlights to walk to the river bank in the evening. When possible please hang up your towels and use again to lessen our environmental footprint.
If you have muddy shoes please take them off before entering the home.
When you leave -kindly load the dishwasher and turn it on, pull your sheets off the beds and gather your towels and leave in the laundry bin near the back door. Please dump all garbage containers in the bins outside on the driveway. Please clean up after yourself. Please load dishwasher and turn it on when you depart.
The kitchen has basic pots and pans , coffee maker, toaster, microwave, dishes , etc. You are most welcome to use the kitchen but please clean it up after you finish.
Please do not flush anything (feminine hygiene products etc) but toilet tissue in the toilet.
Please use the tub mats to prevent slips and falls.
We appreciate you observing quiet time between 10 PM and 8 AM as we have elderly neighbors.
Please note the cottage house on the back of the property is not included in the rental.
The Elizabeth Lane Guest House is not handicap accessible -nor do we claim to be. The entry steps and walkways can be slippery when wet - please watch your step and use the hand rails.
if you need something just text or call us to let us know.
We have shower gel and hand wash available in all three bathrooms and extra towels. Extra pillows are in the closet.There is a small ironing board and iron available.
When you are out and about please do not leave unnecessary lights on and adjust the thermostat so the AC does not run continuously while you are out
.Be sure the doors are closed securely and remember to take your key with you.
We want you to enjoy your stay at the "Escapade de Vacances historique Elizabeth Lane" (Elizabeth Lane Guest House)
Please note the total price of your stay including applicable taxes,and cleaning fees will be shown when you process your reservation. Consider a weekday visit for the lowest rates. Minimum 2 or 3 night stay depending on the season.
We have hosted our lovely Natchitoches vacation rental home (3700 sq. ft.) over the past 4 years with excellent reviews,we know what guests want and need from amenities to communication.
Plan Your Escape to Natchitoches Today,!
Whether you are a international traveler or a USA resident we want you to enjoy everything Natchitoches has to offer. We can gladly recommend restaurants and pubs that are off the beaten path particularly during the busy Christmas season.
Consider a weekday visit for a slower pace during the holiday season. We have great rates for weekday stays.
Louisiana Sport's Hall of Fame Induction and Ceremony -each June new members are inducted and recognized for their achievements in sports. Held in late June.
The Cane River Zydeco Festival & Motorcycle Poker Run features a Zydeco dance competition, music, food, a poker run, and more . Contact the Natchitoches Tourism Office for dates in September
Natchitoches has a Back to the 50's Car Show with over 150 classic cars, live musical entertainment, dancing, food, kid activities and shopping in September.
The Fall Tour of Homes features a dozen historic homes from the 18th century in the historic district and on the Cane River Lake scheduled in Oct.
St. Augustine Church Fair - The rich community of faith welcomes visitors to share good times, good food, and great history. The Fair features tours of the historic Church and Cemetery, crafts, games, food, turkey shoot and live entertainment. St. Augustine Church is located approximately 15 miles south of Natchitoches at 2250 La Highway 484. October
History Among the Tombstones - walk through Louisiana's oldest cemetery with guides dressed in period costumes telling the history of the American Cemetery - October
Natchitoches Farmer's Market is held every Saturday in May, June, and July, pick up fresh produce, baked goods, homemade jams, jelly, salsa and more down on the Cane River bank in downtown.
Natchitoches is Louisiana's oldest city. Natchitoches has the Cane River running through the middle of the City. But it's not actually a river, because it is dammed up on both the north and south ends.
Kaffie Fredricks General Mercantile Store is the oldest continuously operated General store in Louisiana with tenure of over 150 years.
The movie Steel Magnolias,written by Natchitoches playwright Robert Harling, was filmed in Natchitoches in 1989. Truvy's Beauty Shop is located down the street from our home.
The western movie, The Horse Soldiers, staring John Wayne was filmed in the Campti/Clarence area in 1959.
Prior to check out please pull your sheets and towels and put in the laundry bin by the back door. Rinse out the tubs and sinks, empty all trash containers and put trash in the bins outside. Please clean up the kitchen and load the dishwasher and turn in on. If you spill something on the floors please wipe it up. Please check for personal items such as phone charger cords, i-pads, and other personal items prior to locking the doors. Leave the key on the kitchen counter. Be sure the doors are securely closed before you leave. If you have any damages let me know as your insurance will most likely cover it. If the number of guests in your group should increase beyond your original total, you can write us a check for the extra people when you check in.
Smoking is allowed on the back porch and outside only.We are not the appropriate location for a large event as we have limited parking and we are in a quiet residential area.
Two or Three night minimum depending on the season.