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Country Living in the City, Relax! Has an additional mother-in-law apartment

People10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
10
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Memphis - Garden Road

Welcome! We are new to this community and look forward to hosting you!!

Our large, spacious 2 BR 1 BA Brick Home is located on a 1/2 acre lot in a great safe location 15 min to anywhere in the City. It has three full size beds. Two beds in one bedroom, one bed in the other bedroom. It sleeps up to six people. It's walking distance to Shelby Farms Park & the Green Line bicycle/walking path. Our home has a large, fully equipped kitchen with a full set of pots and pan, bakeware, blender, handmixer, dishes - everything you need to cook a nice meal. Our house has a Wine Cooler, Breakfast Bar, Washer/Dryer, iron and ironing bed.

FOR LARGE PARTIES - We have a mother in law apartment on the property that is available for large parties for an additional $60 a night. Please message me if you need to book for more than 6 people so I can adjust the rate. The mother-in-law apartment does not rent out separately. It sleeps up to four people and has an additional bathroom. It doesn't have a kitchen but it has a mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker and small counter top to make sandwiches and things like that.

For those traveling with small children. Our home is NOT baby proof. The outlets are not covered and cabinets do not have safety latches on them.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
John and Pamela Christmas
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2016

About John and Pamela Christmas

JOHN - I'm born and raised in Memphis. I am a musician, singer/songwriter, audio producer. I also build recording studios through out the country. I enjoy motorcycle riding, concerts, hiking and cycling. I am a vegan and love to cook and garden.

PAM - We are new the vacation rental community and we are excited to meet our guests! I am originally from Liberty, Missouri. I am a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder. John and I lived happily in this home for 7 years then decided to turn it into rental property. We rented it for years but this year we decided to change it to a vacation rental.

John and Pamela Christmas purchased this house in 2002

Why John and Pamela Christmas chose Tennessee

There's so much to see and do in Memphis. You are close to everything as we are right of the 240-40 interchange. Our home has a large half acre yard. It is very spacious inside. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you could need to cook yourself some lovely meals.

What makes this house unique

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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Country Living in the City, Relax! Has an additional mother-in-law apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

This is a beautiful, well kept home. If you visit Memphis, stay here!

  • 5 of 5

The owners were easy to work with and John greeted us at the property and showed us around the first night we were there and both were available via cell phone if anything came up. The property is just as described and close to everything of interest. Uber is well established in this location and affordable due to the proximity to many attractions. John and Pam's home is withing walking distance of a gorgeous park and they have a nice, safe and private back yard that was nice as we had a little one with us. The home was stocked with basic meal prep items, fresh fruit and everything we needed to make breakfast the next morning. We rented both spaces as our party was large and both rentals were as advertised.

I would highly recommend any traveler choose this rental. It just felt like home the minute we walked in. There are several convenience stores and small grocers within walking distance. The neighborhood was safe for morning jogs and fellow residents were very friendly. Nobody wanted to leave. This was my fifth visit to Memphis and first time using HomeAway, but I will never stay in a hotel again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thornton
5

Enjoyed our stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you very much for sharing your home with us! We enjoyed the quiet location and the clean and comfortable house. Also thanks for the barbecue suggestion, John!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dayton OH
5

What a great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I loved this house. John was such a gracious host. The house was clean, comfortable and a fully stocked kitchen. The fresh fruit was a very nice touch. The house was perfect for the three of us. I would highly recommend this property for a visit to Memphis!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Truly a home away.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and sister and I stayed 4 days at John and Pamela's while our other sister was a patient at Baptist Memorial Hospital. The location was very convenient to the hospital, as well as restaurants, shopping, etc. We found the Blue Plate Cafe on Poplar and had an excellent breakfast. There is a new Walmart conveniently nearby for grocery shopping.

The property was very clean and well maintained and had everything we needed. John was very welcoming. One night we inadvertently left a car window open. John woke us that morning to let us know it was going to rain and when my husband went out to close the window, John was holding a towel or blanket over the window to keep out the rain that had just started. He went above and beyond.

We are so glad we stayed here rather than a hotel. It was very quiet and private and we enjoyed all the comforts of home. We would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 Stars

  • 5 of 5

This location is the perfect spot to explore the city of Memphis. John is an excellent host and gave us many tips to navigate Memphis. His recommendations of restaurants was spot-on. The house is very comfortable and clean. We will stay there again if vacationing in Memphis! Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and Quiet!

  • 5 of 5

After spending three days at the Beale St Music Festival, this property was the perfect retreat! The kitchen has everything you could possibly need. I have trouble sleeping away from home but had no problems falling asleep here! Comfortable furnishings and VERY clean! John made sure we knew our way around the house and town, and also was very accessible if we had any questions. Loved our stay! If attending the festival next year, bring rain/ mud boots!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Memphis, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Memphis in May
4 May 2017 - 8 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£675
for 4 nights
From
£159
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£246
for 2 nights
From
£103
£675
£2,026
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £119
Cleaning Fee £40

We do not accept pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Memphis, USA

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Notes:
Our updated and remodeled home was the original farmhouse and the neighborhood was the farm. Over time the farmer sold off parts of his land and the neighborhood built up around it. Several of the homes in the neighborhood are on large pieces of land (2 acres to the left of us and two acres across the street from us) and many other of the houses are just normal neighborhood home. You get a nice mix of country and suburbs in our neighborhood. We are right down the street from Shelby Farms which is a huge park.

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