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Historic Neighborhood. Home Overlooks Overton Park. Luxury Accommodations.

Family-friendly vacation home with fireplace, near Memphis Zoo

  • Free WiFi

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Memphis, TN, United States of America
10.0.Exceptional.
  • We love the location right by the zoo because you can see the lights and because it’s…

    Nov 23, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Dining area
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • In Midtown
  • Mississippi River - 1 min walk
  • Memphis Zoo - 3 min walk
  • Overton Park - 8 min walk
  • Rhodes College - 16 min walk
  • Levitt Shell - 4 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Twin Bed and 1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 3

1 King Bed

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About this home

The Magnolia House is considered by many to be the #1 luxury vacation rental in West Tennessee. This lovely, completely remodeled home is located in a quite, historic neighborhood overlooking the peaceful Overton Park. The setting is perfect for weekend get-aways, family reunions, vacations or just to relax and enjoy the wonderful amenities surrounding you, all within walking distance....people travel from all around to enjoy over 50 free concerts a year at the outdoor amphitheater, the Levitt Shell (where Elvis first played!), also the Memphis Zoo (ranked one of the top zoos in the United States) can be viewed from this home, the wonderful Brooks Art Museum (the largest art museum in Tennessee) is also within walking distance. The Park also offers a 9-Hole City Golf Course, entrance to the Shelby Farms Greenline for biking or walking(which is a 6.5 mile biking path and connects midtown to Shelby Farms Park), fantastic new playground and also a pond for watching ducks and fish. Do not forget your picnic basket, frisbee and a kite for a leisurely day outside!


The home is very secure with automatic gated entrance. Very safe neighborhood for walking and strolling to the Zoo, the Levitt Shell Amphitheater or the Brooks Art Museum. High speed internet is offered as well.



The newly renovated Overton Square is a few blocks away with some of the best restaurants in the City! German, Japanese, Mexican, Cajun, Italian food can all be found in this great area! We would love to recommend some of our favorites! Also, a great place to find nightlife...many bars with restaurants open late and even Lafayette's Music Room and The Zebra Lounge with a piano bar! If you are into theater, Playhouse on The Square, The new Hattiloo Theater and The Circuit Playhouse are located in this area. Also, in close proximity is the Cooper Young area, where there is another wide range of great restaurants. If you are a "foodie" or love visiting breweries, you will LOVE this area as well!



The Home is also very close to downtown where you will find the world famous Beale Street with much nightlife, Sun Studios, the well-known Peabody Hotel with their famous daily, duck parade, the Gibson Guitar Museum, the Fed-Ex Forum where many great concerts are held and the Memphis Grizzlies play, the Redbirds Baseball Stadium, and also the not to be missed newly opened Bass Pro Shop (largest Bass Pro in the United States and located in The Pyramid overlooking the great Mississippi River). One can not leave the City without sampling our world-famous barbecue. The Rendezvous and Central Barbecue are both very close!

The list goes on and on....so much to see and do in The City! This home, however, was remodeled and designed by an interior designer and is a wonderful place just to sit back, relax and enjoy its upscale amenities!

We love our city and hope that you will come and embrace all that it has to offer!

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Midtown
  • Mississippi River - 1 min walk
  • Memphis Zoo - 3 min walk
  • Overton Park - 8 min walk
  • Rhodes College - 16 min walk
  • Levitt Shell - 4 min walk
  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art - 8 min walk
  • TheatreWorks - 22 min walk
  • Hattiloo Theatre - 24 min walk
  • Playhouse On The Square - 25 min walk
  • Minglewood Hall - 29 min walk

Getting around

  • Memphis International Airport (MEM) - 13 min drive
  • Memphis Central Station - 8 min drive
Profile: Midtown

Profile: Midtown

With Interstate 240 to the west and East Parkway acting as an eastern border, Midtown is located east of Downtown Memphis. The diverse residents here represent many different races and cultures. The neighborhood also features a mix of old houses and contemporary apartment buildings.

Midtown is well-known for its local innovative museums. The Children�s Museum of Memphis helps young ones explore new environments where they can sit in an airplane cockpit or dig for fossils in a sand pit. Toddlers can learn colors and shapes in the playground.

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The manager

ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ-CHAPMAN

Speaks: English

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (2850 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Car not required
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 queen bed and 1 twin/single bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 king bed
  • Bedroom three -1 queen bed and 1 twin/single bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 3 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom three - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender

Dining

  • Separate dining area
  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Smart TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Stereo
  • Music library
  • Books
  • Games
  • Children's games
  • Marina nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Zoo nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Fenced yard

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Fireplace
  • Beach loungers
  • Travel crib
  • Printer

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 8
  • Minimum check-in age: 28

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 2:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 28

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 2:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Cafe Eclectic (10-min walk) and Huey's (15-min walk).
  • Have fun with activities like cycling, fishing, and hiking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, birdwatching, and casino gaming. Historic Neighborhood. Home Overlooks Overton Park. Luxury Accommodations. also has a garden.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great Memphis experience

    Our three couple group came from north, east and west to enjoy a wonderful long weekend in Memphis. This home was the perfect base as it is next to a beautiful park, has easy access to downtown and a wonderful layout for hanging out and talking. The house is well furnished and the kitchen well stocked. Everything was clean and the beds very comfortable. No better place to stay in Memphis. Thank you Elizabeth.

    Antony B., 4 night trip, Nov 11, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful Memphis Experience

    Elizabeth has created an amazing VRBO experience that should not be missed. The house is very well decorated and from the moment you walk in you feel at home. We arrived to lights on, music playing, and a delicious cake! I would say our stay was perfect!

    Gina J., 2 night trip, Oct 9, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Memphis!!

    We had a great time and the owner was great. I even lost my watch and she found it and mailed it to me.

    Craig F., 2 night trip, Sep 17, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful family house

    Beautiful house across the street the street from the super fun Memphis zoo, huge playground, jogging path through wooded area (with a path, lovely), art museum, etc. Perfect location. The owner is great to work with, so helpful.

    Regina M., 13 night trip, Jun 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Breathtaking Memphis!

    To say our stay was amazing would be an understatement. The property had such southern charm ranging from the columns out front through the interior touches flowing into the restful backyard area. It was maintained incredibly and it was so comforting to sit and listen to the trees on the front porch and in the backyard passing the day away. The owners were responsive and provided little touches including fresh flowers that were planted and even a cake for my son's college graduation. The location across the street from the Zoo and Overton Park worked perfectly to tire hour little ones out. We are all thankful for our wonderful relaxing stay away from home!!

    Anthony F., 5 night trip, May 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Real Southern Hospitality

    Classically decorated 1 level home with priceless vintage pieces, & convenient location. The Owner communicates well throughout, and left every goodie one could imagine or desire on a trip! Excellent literature placed in the home about the neighborhood history, and things to do throughout Memphis. The Owner went above & beyond to ensure guests enjoy themselves, and we did. Southern Hospitality at its finest!

    Brandon P., 2 night trip, Jan 29, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Near Memphis Zoo

    We had the most amazing and wonderful staycation at magnolia House! It was perfect in every way! Beautifully decorated! Spacious and lovely!

    Kathleen L., 4 night trip, Dec 18, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wedding Festivities

    Every aspect of The Magnolia House was exquisite. From the decor to the wonderful location near Overton Park. Additionally, Elizabeth was a gracious hostess providing delicious sweets for our group. We look forward to our next visit.

    Julie K., 5 night trip, Dec 9, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place in Memphis

    Location is perfect and we love this house. We try to stay here every thanksgiving

    Troy B., 5 night trip, Nov 24, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Absolutely lovely home

    If you are considering a stay here, don’t hesitate any longer. Elizabeth has done an amazing job decorating this property. She has a great eye and her home is absolutely lovely. Our family would highly recommend staying here. You will not be disappointed by the cleanliness, amenities, and accessibility of the host. We wish we could have stayed longer and if we return to Memphis will surely stay here again.

    Brice M., 1 night trip, Jul 22, 2020

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