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BEALE 2 BLOCKS! NINE (9) BEDS!, 6 bd/2.5 ba, 3 patios, trolley 15 steps!

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Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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South Main Historic District House Rental Photos and Description

House, 7 sleeping areas, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

November Special! $100 off three night rental! REAL WORLD HOUSE!!!!! Reviews said like living a weekend in the REAL WORLD TV SERIES!!! You can see the intersection of Beale and South Main from the front door!

There are SEVEN sleeping areas with SIX being bedrooms. The 6th bedroom is accessed off the 2nd floor guest bedroom. It shuts for privacy for both bedrooms. The 6th bedroom has a day bed. There are four queen beds, 1 full daybed, and 4 twin beds. I also have two leather sofas in the living room, but, I do not encourage usage as a bed. There are two full baths--one with a Jacuzzi and a stand alone shower, and a half bath on the main floor. For a total of three bathrooms.

This house is on South Main in the South Main Arts District--THE most desirable address downtown! Only step out the door for the trolley, or walk the two well lighted blocks to Beale! No dark side streets here!

The property is GATED with a back entrance that takes you directly into a PRIVATE TWO CAR GARAGE on the first of a four-level home. The house has THREE NEW ORLEANS style GATED patios facing South Main! There are no unsecured entrances. This is the friendliest, most fun block in Memphis. You will feel very safe and indulged during your stay.


RATES ARE BASED ON OCCUPANCY AND NUMBER OF DAYS RENTED. FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN HAVE SPECIAL RATES--Discounts for rental of more than 3 days and for renting more than one of my three houses..

Regular rates listed (below) are for a 3 night minimum with SIX (6) occupants. Rates vary according to number of occupants and number of nights rented . Please scroll down to "notes" under "Rental Rates" to determine potential rate . Contact owner for YOUR rate. ALSO I DO NOT ADVERTISE ON CRAIG'S LIST--only on VRBO.

Remember that the trolley stops at 12 a.m.! Stay where you can WALK back to the house!!!!

I have FIVE TV's and Wireless Internet. NOTE: This house is not appropriate for individuals with mobility problems due to the fact that there are no bedrooms on the street level.

I now have THREE houses in a row (side by side). This house (VRBO # 279405) ; A THREE BEDROOM (6 beds) HOME ART DECO 3,000 SQ FT HOME THAT IS FANTASTIC! LISTING # 374921; AND, listing #566632 (a mirror image of this listing above). IF YOU HAVE A LARGE GROUP OR FAMILY GATHERING AND NEED All...or more than one.....WILL PROVIDE DISCOUNT FOR RENTAL FOR BOTH.



Keywords: LUXURY RENTAL! Townhouse,South Main, Arts District, Entertainment District

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Dr. Linda Heard
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About Dr. Linda Heard

I am a professional writer that has enjoyed my wonderful Memphis home in the South Main historic arts district of downtown beyond description! Perfect location for a single female looking for a safe environment to work and play.

Dr. Linda Heard purchased this house in 2005

Why Dr. Linda Heard chose Memphis

I originally bought this property as a single professional woman that works long hours as a professional writer-- and wanted a place that brought me privacy---but allowed great opportunity to meet people and for entertainment. I have been able to sit and write for long hours.......and then walk out of my house on to South Main that is just alive with excitement. My heart always beats faster when I walk South Main toward Beale St. I LOVE DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS--YOU WILL TOO!

What makes this house unique

WALK TO FEDEX FORUM two blocks, Orpheum Theater two blocks........BEALE Street is two blocks...WALK TO ALL EVENTS!!! You can actually SEE the Orpheum, Beale St., and FedEX from different vantage points in my townhouse. Frank’s Deli is located a few short steps across the street, and will deliver food and liquor to your door. The Green Beatle Sports Bar and Restaurant is located adjacent to Frank’s Deli across the street and will also deliver food and liquor to your door. The Rumba Room, VERY popular party place, is located across the street adjacent to the Green Beatle. They give FREE dance lessons to prepare you for the night! Hollywood Disco, THE premiere party place in Memphis is located right behind my house. You can walk to it from my gated back entrance. The owner owns a house adjoining mine. So, you’ll have automatic entry into the VIP room. Two short blocks from the world famous Orpheum Theater where major Broadway plays are always scheduled. The FedEx Arena for sports events, including the Memphis Grizzlies, and major musical events featuring world famous musicians. S. Main Gallery Walk last Friday of every month, where art galleries stay open late, FREE trolley rides all over downtown, and just general downtown party atmosphere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Amazing!!!!!! Glenda Broadnax-McCoy Atlanta

Review Submitted June 11, 2012 Date of Stay June 7, 2012 Our group booked both units. Prior to booking each unit, Linda was very helpful with any questions or concerns I had. I sent her 500 emails and she answered each one with a joyful and helpful attitude. That put me at ease for such an expenditure. We were arriving from all over the country and I was nervous. Linda put me at ease and helped make the booking easy-breezy. We rented both condos for our mini-vacation and was not disappointed. Each unit is more than the pictures could possibly display. Each unit had personal and welcoming touches that made you feel at home. The colors were wonderful, the furnishings gorgeous and the ambiance was inviting. Everything you could ever need was available or had already been anticipated. We were met by Karen (Manager) who walked us through each property and made herself available if we needed anything or had any questions. She even checked up on us to see if we needed anything.... Wonderful. The units were well maintained, clean and beyond all things ....ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL. Beale Street is only 2 blocks away, but the units are so nice we ended up spending more time there than on Beale Street. Also, the units are located in an area that is thriving with art and wonderful stores. The Green Beetle across the street was wonderful. Everyone was very friendly and a wealth of information. We took a stroll down Main St and found wonderful restaurants and stores (opposite direction of Beale St.). The Trolley runs right in front of the unit and you can easily travel anywhere downtown. When we come back to Memphis, we will book these units again. No one (out of 11 people) was disappointed and THAT'S saying a lot for 11 picky people. Actually, no one wanted to leave ...LOL... we are trying to figure out how to convince Linda to sell us this unit.... Oh Wait ... can NOT leave without saying something about the 'Man Cave'. Even the women loved it ... and THAT'S SAYING SOMETHING. Thank you Linda for these units. You made our stay unique and wonderful. Rating:

5 out of 5 Respond to Review Recommended for: Adventure Seekers , Girls Getaway , Tourists without a Car , Sightseeing , Families with Teenagers , Families with Young Children , Romantic Getaway
Jun 2012
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BEALE 2 BLOCKS! NINE (9) BEDS!, 6 bd/2.5 ba, 3 patios, trolley 15 steps!
average rating of 4.953704 based on 109 reviews

Amazing Location and Great Service

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with a group of my college friends for a wedding. This was the perfect stop - we were within walking distance of all the events and had an extremely easy time getting to points downtown. The house itself is amazing. We had 12 people and were completely comfortable. And lastly, the service was amazing. They allowed us to check in early and check out a bit late. Would highly recommend this listing!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review! I'm glad you had a great time. VRBO just asked me to rate you as a guest, and I gave you 5 starts---and that was before this popped up! Hope you choose my place again. Linda
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Super Neat House!

  • 5 of 5

This house is fantastic! There was enough room for a group of 10 guys and it was way cheaper than renting rooms at a hotel. The house was extremely clean and was overall a neat house. We were walking distance to all of the fun spots in Memphis: Central BBQ, Beale Street, and the Redbirds Stadium. We look foward booking another trip here in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your great review and your care for my house. Glad you guys had a great time!
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here. Owner and manager were responsive and friendly. Deposit was returned quickly. Location is great and there is a ton of space, both in the common areas as well as all bedrooms. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review and the rental. Really appreciated your care fo r my house!
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Great Location Lots of Room for a Girls Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I rented the home for 2 days to celebrate my best friend's upcoming nuptials. We had a bachelorette weekend Friday-Sunday, and since there were 9 of us, I really wanted a place for everyone to stay together. I saw Dr. Heard's home on VBRO and fell in love! Many of the events for the bachelorette weekend were on Main Street, so we were able to leave cars in the garage and walk everywhere! It looks exactly like the photos, it was clean, and booking online was quick and easy. I also got my refundable damage deposit back exactly 3 business days after we checked out. Wow! All the ladies slept comfortably, and it was a great way for us to bond. South of Beale is right across the street. (It was an excellent restaurant that we dined at on Friday.) Silly Goose was in walking distance (It's a trendy bar that we had a reserved section at on Saturday night.) The Majestic Grill (excellent brunch place we ate at on Sunday) was in walking distance as well! I'm an early riser and had coffee on the patio one morning, and I was floored by how friendly the neighbors were! Many people were walking dogs and/or jogging and each took the time to say good morning. I honestly enjoyed the patio most of all because you really can just sit outside and take in the city! It's three stories so there are 3 patios! I loved that it's fenced in, so we felt ridiculously safe. Even though we didn't make it to Beale, it was just a block away and we passed it several times on our adventures! There's a cute vegetarian restaurant next door and plenty of shopping/sight seeing in close proximity. There were glasses in the cabinet for us, a book with information about wifi, food and sightseeing, plenty of towels, a washer and dryer...too many amenities to count! I will DEFINITELY stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks for such a wonderful and descriptive review of the house and neighborhood. I know many leave great reviews about the house, but, appreciate you letting potential renters know how amazing the neighborhood is and how amazing my location is! Hope you return!
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Place is wonderful and worth it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a big group of family all stay at this and the neighboring townhouse from the same owner. Everyone was very happy with the accomodations. The owner was nice and easy to deal with. The lady who let us in and the lady who checked us out were equally nice. We got the deposit returned in a couple of days. I recommend this place - close to a lot of food options and the happening places in Memphis. We all felt safe the entire time.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for you great review. You guys are a great group and left my houses immaculate! I hope you choose my houses for your next Memphis vacation. I also appreciate you mentioning your feelings of safety at my houses. That is the concern of a lot of people coming to Memphis. My houses are on the best block downtown in a well lighted area with all gated entrances. I'm glad you had a great time in Memphis and my houses.
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This was the perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

The townhouse was beautiful. We had 7 people and there was plenty of extra room. The location was great. It was so close to the Civil Rights Museum and Beale Street we only needed our car for The Stax museum. The neighborhood was really nice. We met people just sitting on the front porch. I would totally recommend this place to everyone.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Memphis International
Car: not necessary

Within 2-5 MINUTE WALK...Mississippi River, Famous Beale Street, art galleries, THE ULTIMATE DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS LOCATION!


Rates & Availability

South Main Historic District House Rental Rates

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Regular season
Mar 2 2016 - Jan 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $38 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $38 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 14.25%

Standard rate is based on three night stay. Rates based on occupancy: $375 rates is for 1-6; $450 for 7-8;$525 for 9-10; $37.50 each person above 10. Taxes (15.96%); Cleaning fee $150; and a REFUNDABLE $300 damage deposit. 1 nights rent holds house with balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Discounts for children, more than 3 nights; and when also renting VRBO 374921 (next door). 2 night rate is $100 more nightly. Contact owner for your rate!

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South Main Historic District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Large Jazuzzi tub and large stand alone shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , half bath on street level off living room
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Nice shower/tub combo on third floor
  • Master bedroom has a large stand alone shower PLUS a large Jacuzzi tub, the third floor bathroom has a combination tub/shower, the street level bathroom only has a commode and sink.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 queen bed on second floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twin beds on third floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds on second floor
    street level sofa bed - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen sleeper sofa in the off living room main floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Also a day bed in adjoining walk through area off master.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , queen bed on third floor
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon , day bed makes into full bed in walk through area 2nd floor
  • Total of 9 beds in 7 separate sleeping areas. All private with the exception of the sleeper sofa in the conversation room off the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • water skiing
In the heart of the entertainment district. Restaurants and sports bar across street will deliver food..3,000 sq foot immaculate home on four levels each with balcony/patio for street view. Have manager that lives in the neighborhood that will greet you with keys, codes, and the house tour. She is available to you 24/7 during your visit. This is the arts district with art galleries stretching all down S. Main. The Orpheum Theater, FED EX Arena, and Beale Street may be viewed from my house as they are all within 2 blocks. The trolley line is 15 steps from my front door to ride all over downtown for $1.00. No walking blocks in the dark or heat to catch the trolley!!!!!! Just step out the front door!

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