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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 nights

Overview

About the property

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 four full size beds. Two beds each bedroom. It sleeps up to eight 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 8 people so I can adjust the rate. The mother-in-law apartment does not rent out separately. It sleeps up to four people (it has 2 full size beds in it) 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

Owner
John and Pamela Christmas
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Memphis in Shelby County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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:
  • 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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Country Living in the City, Relax! Has an additional mother-in-law apartment
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews
5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

Met John at the door. Gave us a tour of the home. More than plenty of food in the fridge and pantry. Very clean. Nice and quiet neighborhood. Easy drive to downtown, Graceland, shopping, etc. Southern hospitality to the max. We will stay here again. Thank you ! Fred (from NJ) and Theresa (from TX)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbia, MO
5

The. Best. Rental. Ever.

  • 5 of 5

I am a native Memphian who makes trips back with my wife and kids to see family and eat awesome food. We will stay in this house whenever we come back, from now on. These hosts are the most considerate, thoughtful, kind, amazing people! The house is tidy and charming, conveniently located to various points of interest in the city, and more well equipped than you can imagine. We have stayed at MANY rentals and this is the best one, anywhere.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
4

Very accommodating and quaint property

  • 4 of 5

The owners are very sweet and left tons of breakfast items for us to enjoy! We were able to cook breakfast for 6 on both days of our stay, and it was so enjoyable. Fully stocked kitchen with super nice appliances and utensils. (3 of 6 guests loved cooking, so we had a blast in there!) We enjoyed the bedroom space, they are identical rooms with plenty of space. My only complaint for the house is that we had booked 4 guests but we had 2 join us at the last minute. I didn't think this would be an issue since the house sleeps 10, but the price for an additional 2 guests is $60 per night? Luckily, Pamela dropped it to $40 per night, but this still seems really steep. The 2 additional guests didn't cost any extra, so we felt like this was quite excessive. All in all, we had a good experience.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We only spent a few days here during our stay in Memphis - we were very centrally located to everything we wanted to do. Just 15-20 minutes from Memphis in a very quite neighborhood. We were greeted by John when we arrived - he gave us a very thorough tour of the home. He lives on the property, but we only saw him the day we got there and the morning we left. This is the first Home Away I have ever stayed at that included a stocked kitchen - breakfast foods, eggs, milk, oj, basic condiments, fruit, water, etc. So not expected, but very much appreciated. This is definitely a home I will come back to if ever in the Memphis area again. Thank you John for your hospitality. Doug and Mary

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

The Christmas are the true definition of southern hospitality, the pictures don't do the house any justice. It was a beautiful home with a fully stock kitchen, they had basic items like fruit,juice,milk and a number of pantry items that made it easy to cook for ourselves, they definitely made feel like hom. We most definitely will be staying here again when we come back to Memphis

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay. Close to Shelby Farms and the highway. Very clean and the owners had everything set up for us when we arrived.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Memphis, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£185
for 2 nights
From
£74
From
£89
Fri,Sat
£555
£1,665
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £37
Additional Guest Fee £14.8 per person per night
Damage Deposit £74

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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