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'The Land Where the Blues Began'

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

A cute arts and crafts home a block from downtown Clarksdale. Also known as Johnnie 'be goode's house. Walking distance to all the juke joints including Red's and Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club. Enjoy great southern food and BBQ.

This home can be your base for enjoying live music in the heart of the Delta. For those Elvis fans, it is only a little over an hour drive to Graceland. The house is approximately 1000 square feet and has a large yard with huge magnolia trees as well as a small fenced area for a pet. Pets are welcome! Also, a comfortable place base for visiting family, weddings, & reunions.

Rest in luxury and tranquility in our well appointed house with comfortable queen beds with 500 thread count sheets. The house has 2 bedrooms and one and a half baths. Enjoy the luxury of home for the price of a hotel.

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More Details

Owner
Shirley Bollinger
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Shirley Bollinger

We are retired and enjoy traveling.

Shirley Bollinger purchased this house in 2007

Why Shirley Bollinger chose Clarksdale

Blues! John is a blues harmonica player that loves playing in the Delta!

What makes this house unique

The blues juke joints and all the talented musicians and the friendly people in Clarksdale. We also enjoy the southern food and all the great friends & blues lovers we have met in Clarksdale.

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Memphis, Tn
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 61
Car: recommended

Clarksdale is mecca for the blues lovers. Incredible music, juke joints, blues festivals and jams happening throughout the week. Follow the blues trail to the historic sights like the Stovall plantation where Muddy Waters grew up, the Hopson Plantation and Sonny Boy Williamson's II gravesite. Don't miss the Delta Blues Museum. Take a guided canoe trip on the Mississippi and fish for catfish. Try out BBQ and southern cooking at the local restaurants.

Amenities

Clarksdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Other (See Description) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon & Coleman Air Matress
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon and also a Coleman air mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
Notes:
Walking distance to town and house is located across from the Sunflower River.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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'The Land Where the Blues Began'
average rating of 4.678571 based on 28 reviews
5

Perfect setting for the 2nd leg of our Blue's Tour

  • 5 of 5

Perfect setting - we were immersed in the culture of Clarksdale. Loved sitting in the yard, drinking my morning coffee.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

walkable

  • 5 of 5

comfy and close in.....appreciated the opportunity to cook...some minor repairs, with no impact on us, have been reported to owner.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Tupelo, MS
5

Best house in Clarksdale!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to stay in Johnnie Be Good house and we love it. It's very well stocked. And the beds are comfortable and the decor is very home like with great art work from local artists. Great location and the owner is super quick to respond with any questions. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The house was very clean and nice.The street is very busy. There needs to be more TV channels.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Murray, Kentucky
4

Great place, close to Ground Zero!

  • 4 of 5

Great little cottage located across the street from a lovely park--a good place to walk. The cottage is only about a ten minute walk from the music. We had an issue with the oven and the caretaker was there in a few minutes. My son and I traveled together and the half bath in one of the bedrooms provided privacy for us both. I would choose to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A little piece of the blues

  • 5 of 5

Great location, no issues.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

2 persons $125, 4 persons $150, 5 persons $165
Cleaning fee $50 on short term rentals
2 night minimum
Credit cards accepted thru vrbo.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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