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Charming Restored Country Planter's Cottage

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

A quaint 1836 southern Planter's Cottage tucked away in the lush countryside ten miles south of Natchez. Oakwood, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of few Natchez homes still owned by the family for whom it was initially constructed, and contains many of its original furnishings. Cattle are produced on this typical working plantation, which has been operated by the Sojourner family since 1814. Oakwood takes pride in being recognized by the State of Mississippi as one of its oldest family owned farms.

The restored cottage is one of Mississippi's unique residential essays in the Greek Revival Style, drawing architectural distinction from its finely detailed and well-proportioned Greek Doric facade. Among the unusual features of the house are the second story garret rooms and a pair of matching mantels that are unique in the Natchez area. No modern comforts and conveniences were spared in the restoration and redecoration of Oakwood.

The cozy two bedroom cottage is surrounded by rolling pastures, fish ponds and moss-draped oaks. A marvelous front veranda is the perfect spot for morning coffee and evening refreshments. Down-home southern folks will welcome you!

This 2500 sq. cottage offers two upstairs bedrooms, three full baths, a dining room, living room, kitchen, breakfast bar, utility with washer and dryer and sleeps 6.

Keywords: Farm, Plantation, Vacation Home, Whole House Rental
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Downstairs full bath has a tub with shower also. Each bedroom upstairs has a full bathroom with a large walk in shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Working Farm with Cattle. Historic Natchez Plantation owned 200 years by the same family. Home fully restored to perfection. ...moreless


  • CD Player
  • Television:

    living room and one bedroom...moreless

  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    large ponds front and back views...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people




  • Deck / Patio:

    very large porch on front deck on back...moreless



from 5 traveler reviews
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2 night min stay

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  • Tax Rate 7%

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Baton Rouge
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Situated in the lush countryside 10 miles South of Natchez


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1984

About: I am a member of the Sojourner family and inherited the home in 1984. Oakwood has been in my family since 1814.

Why Natchez, MS, USA:
The most private, quiet, relaxing place on earth.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
A true plantation setting in the historic Natchez area. Privacy.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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