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

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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

John and Pamela Christmas
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 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



Memphis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
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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Country Living in the City, Relax! Has an additional mother-in-law apartment
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews


  • 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

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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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.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old time charm with all the modern conveinences.

  • 5 of 5

John was there greet us at the property and gave us a walk through, and answered all of our questions. Home had an old-time charm with all the modern conveniences. Very nice Kitchen. Great Location. We really enjoyed our stay. Plenty of room.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 couldn't be more pleased with John's home and hospitality. He is just the nicest guy and we really enjoyed chatting with him. He provided a lot of food and snack items as well! We felt spoiled! I'd definitely stay here again! Thanks, John, for everything!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very convenient to everything you would need!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great experience at this property! The owner is incredibly nice, and gave us a 'tour' of the house at check-in. The kitchen looks brand new, and was stocked with lots of great things: waffle maker, coffee pot, dishwasher, wine fridge, wine glasses, pots and pans, dishes, and even a wok! There was even food for us!! A wonderful basket of fruit, granola bars, chocolate chip muffins, and candy; pancake/waffle mix (and syrup!), bottled water, milk, orange juice, canned biscuits, cereal, was a great surprise to have so many goodies there for us!! And don't worry, there is a Walmart very near that you could go buy more groceries at!

The bathroom has some higher end finishes in it - bring your house shoes, the beautiful tile got cold on our feet even after a hot shower! :) The shower head is great too. My only complaint about the bathroom is that the mirror is kind of high - I am 5'2" and I could only see from the chin and higher. There are full length mirrors on the closets in the bedrooms though. There were plenty of towels for our 3 night stay.

There is a smart tv in the living room, and we could use the Netflix on it as well as watch regular tv.

The only reason I am giving it 4 stars is that the laundry room, which also happened to be the entrance from the driveway, smelled a bit musty. It wasn't awful though. There is a washer/dryer available for use (and detergent/dryer sheets) which was great.

We felt safe in the area, and even explored a little bit. It is very easy access to the highway, and about 15 minutes from Beale - and it's an easy drive to get to all attractions. There are some fast food restaurants near.

Consider this home for your stay!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Great hospitality! Clean beautiful room! We loved our stay. Perfect for our family to kick back and enjoy!! Plus added mother-in-law suite was perfect for additional family! Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Memphis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $100

We do not accept pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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