Converted New Orleans Gas Station is the Ultimate Bachelor Pad (28 Photos)

Located in the Bayou St. John neighborhood of New Orleans is an old gas station from 1918. The property served as a furniture-building shop and jewelry-making studio before being put on the market in 2003 for $120,000. An intrepid artist named Robert Guthrie decided to convert the gas station into a 2,000 square foot home that is now available for rent through airbnb.com.

The amazing conversion features a ton of fascinating accents and details such as:

  • Original wooden trusses
  • Car emblems are used as handles for cabinets and drawers’
  • Sconces made from old car headlights
  • Toilet paper holder is an oil can holder
  • Subway tiles in bathroom spanning two floors
  • Staircase landing made from original hydraulic lift

Other features include a modern kitchen, rooftop deck and Jacuzzi tub. Pricing starts from $420/night or; $1891/week or; $4202/month. Be sure to check out the original listing on airbnb.com.


Greg Baugher

Bacon is always the answer. Currently working towards an MBA with an emphasis in fantasy football. I have friends in spite of myself. Probably the best meat eater in the world. Trying to change the name from Tweeting to Gregging. Recommended by 4 out of 5 people that recommend things. I’m here to avoid friends on Facebook.

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