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#5 Historic, Restored Farmhouse, Private Rd, Downtown Mem 7 Min, Pets❤️

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 BR, 1 Bathroom, Restored Home In Historic Mound City. 500 Acre Private Farm

#5 Our 100 year old, sharecropper houses are completely restored on their original location on a working farm in Historic Mound City, Arkansas at the foot of the Mississippi River levee. Pet friendly--off leash, tons of space for pets!

7 minutes to downtown Memphis

Read National Geographic write up by searching: NATGEO MOUND CITY SHARECROPPER HOUSE.

This house is located on a working farm! There are four 100 year old sharecropper homes. We also have two new homes designed in a similar style. All are located on a private road facing the Mississippi River levee.

Mound City was named by the early settlers for the Indian Mounds located on this property. It was an important river town for east - west trade during the late 1700s and early 1800s. Mound City was burned by Federal troops in 1863, but remained an important trading town until the Harahan bridge was finished in 1892.

The Harahan Bridge now accommodates a spectacular pedestrian and bicycle crossing connecting Arkansas and Tennessee, and is easily accessible from the house. The old commissary at Mound City was featured as a honky tonk, in scenes of the movie "Great Balls of Fire", featuring Dennis Quaid as Jerry Lee Lewis. It is located two hundred yards from the house, and is being restored.

This particular house was completely restored in 2017 and has 2 bedrooms and one bath. There are three window unit A/C's, (one in each bedroom) and heaters in each room. The Unit in the living area is both a heater and A/C. The full kitchen has dishwasher, gas stove, refrigerator/freezer. This house is located at the south end of a row of 6 restored farmhouses, on a private, gated road near the headquarters of this beautiful 500 acre farm. We produce rice, corn, soybeans, wheat as well as some speciality crops-heirloom corn for grits and cornmeal, kale, turnips, pumpkins and gourds for the local markets.

Our houses are safe and quiet--a very convenient and close retreat from the hustle and bustle of downtown Memphis. They are all fully furnished

More Details

owner/property managerEmily&Charlie Lowrance
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018


Marion House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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#5 Historic, Restored Farmhouse, Private Rd, Downtown Mem 7 Min, Pets❤️
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Cute and Updated Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here when we were visiting Memphis! Although technically in Arkansas it is a really quick drive across a bridge to all the action in Memphis! The rental is super cute and very clean! Perfect small little kitchen and washer and dryer were perfect for my husband and I! Owner was very friendly and responded quickly! We defiantly want to come back to Memphis and would defiantly stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location with wonderful hosts.

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful place to stay. The cottage is adorable. It was so quiet and serene. I spent both nights on the front porch just enjoying nature.

The location is easy to find and convenient to Memphis.

The hosts were very kind and went far above the expected to help make our visit enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy retreat close to Memphis

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for my family and me to stay near Memphis. We were a short drive to downtown yet away from all the busyness and noise of the city. There's plenty of room, charm, and history for guests. The Lowrances were excellent hosts!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Awesome Landlord. Very helpful. Good people.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.