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Contemporary Southern Artist Loft

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

Contemporary Southern Artist Loft

Stunning renovated 1875 contemporary loft in the heart of downtown historic vicksburg! A well appointed 'wow factor' space that comfortably sleeps 4, sweeping river views from the rooftop terrace. Walk to unique dining, shopping and historic sights. Located above a celebrated mississippi art gallery, the space is an artist's dream home. The 2,400 sq. Ft open floor plan features unique art and a blend of contemporary and antique furnishings. The loft has one king bed and one queen bed with two couches and a glider ( for those of you who are not southern, that is a daybed that swings!) a full bathroom with large shower, laundry room, full kitchen and rooftop terrace for watching the incredible sunsets. The loft is equipped with wi-fi and a security system for your added convenience and safety!


Owner
H.C. "Chris" Porter
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About H.C. "Chris" Porter

I'm a native Mississippian and a professional artist. I started my studio in 1987 in Jackson and after 20 years moved to Vicksburg. I was drawn by the historic building and the river views! My artwork reflects my love of Mississippi and its rich cultural and blues heritage.

H.C. "Chris" Porter purchased this condo in 2006

Why H.C. "Chris" Porter chose Mississippi

My contemporary southern loft is above my signature art gallery in historic downtown Vicksburg on the main street, Washington St. Washington St. is also the Blues Highway, Highway 61,which runs from Memphis to New Orleans. I have found Vicksburg to be a welcoming, artsy, historic and charming town. I have found my home here, but I travel often and am able to share my loft/home while I am away.

What makes this condo unique

I've been told Mississippi is the last mysterious state in the Union! Vicksburg is a wonderful place to explore Mississippi's unique and historic past. My loft is 3 minutes from the National Military Civil War Park, one block above our riverfront murals, three blocks from the Court House Museum and two blocks from our Mississippi River Museum. The award winning, local shopping, dining and sightseeing is all surrounding my loft. Newly opened, the only rooftop dining/bar in Mississippi is located across the street, 10 South, with it's tenth story view of the River and downtown Vicksburg (just in case my three story private roof terrace isn't enough!) I have created an artist's dream home and it is my pleasure to share it with you!

Amenities

Vicksburg Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large tile shower with two shower heads
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 7
  • This is an open loft, it has a King bed and a Queen bed in the main living area...which is 2,200. sq feet. There are also two couches and a day bed/glider that could accommodate more folks if need be.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • kayaking

Reviews

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Contemporary Southern Artist Loft
average rating of 4.861111 based on 36 reviews
5

Perfect weekend in Vicksburg!

  • 5 of 5

Chris's loft is so convenient to all that we love in Vicksburg. It was wonderful to have her well-appointed kitchen --we found everything needed! The art, books and furnishings make for a warm, inviting space to relax and entertain. We appreciated the on-street parking steps from the door which made bringing in luggage and groceries a breeze. Downtown is so walkable, we found ourselves stepping out for coffee, off to visit our kiddos in their home, touring Catfish Row and poking through Lorelei Books and other shops giving us time to slow down and stretch our legs. With Hwy. 61 entering town just a few blocks upriver, we took a road trip into the Delta with its open country, red buds and fields and small towns. We are appreciative to Chris for generously sharing her loft the way one friend would open their home to another.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your warm experience in my space and your adventurous love of Vicksburg and Mississippi is exactly why I share my loft/home! Thank you for your kind words and safe travels!
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5

This incedibly unique loft made for the perfect anniversary getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this artist's loft/home above her gallery! Plenty of room for an entire family but also perfect for our anniversary getaway. Super clean with all amenities, including surround sound tunes. Neat rooftop for viewing sunsets over the Yazoo and MS Rivers. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown historic Vicksburg within walking distance of restaurants, shops and live music. Loved Chris Porter's gallery and learning about her influential artwork and the process of her craft. Simply amazing work that captures the heart and soul of the south. Hands down the coolest overnight surprise anniversary gift!! If you are looking for a place to stay in Vicksburg, this is your place! Thank you, Chris, for sharing your space and your creativity with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely beautiful from inside out! I couldn't have asked for a better rental to celebrate our 12 year anniversary. The decor and space was just what we needed. The roof top set the tone for a romantic evening. The owner and workers went over and beyond to make my anniversary dinner a great success. I recommend this rental to anyone. This is the perfect home away from home

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Loft - Perfect for Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the loft for two nights in July. What a wonderful experience! It is located in the heart of old Vicksburg - near shops and restaurants. The property is warm and inviting, spacious yet cozy. We enjoyed being surrounded by artwork, books, and eclectic furnishings. It was the perfect place to rest and relax after a week in Memphis and following the Blues trail. I would also like to mention that we had the perfect hostess in the art gallery below - Mary. She was delightful and willing to help with anything we needed. Lastly, I am happy to say that we are now the owners of a fabulous piece of artwork created by Chris Porter. It is hanging in our front room and is lovely reminder of the music we love and place we hope to return to again.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent! I would return to the loft

  • 5 of 5

Waking up surrounded by natural light and art set the stage for a lovely visit to Vicksburg. Everyone is friendly and accommodating. The loft has everything needed for a relaxing stay. Be sure to have your wine ready to enjoy the rooftop sunset.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderfully comfortable southern loft

  • 5 of 5

Homey, fantastic layout and more original artwork than I could handle! Just excellent.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Jackson
Nearest Barpub
10 South, The Wine House, Rusty's, Monsour's
Nearest Restaurant
Rusty's, Walnut Hills, Anchuca, 10 South, Main St
Car: recommended

This historic property is in the heart of downtown Vicksburg with shopping, fine dining, wine bars, live theatre, art galleries, an art house movie theatre and museums all within a short blocks! Come spend a weekend exploring and rejuvenating in this warm and comfortable loft space! The National military park is only 2 miles away. The River Museum and the old court House Museum are just a few blocks away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $45
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night

No pets please. No spiked heels on the roof terrace. No smoking allowed. Be nice to each other and enjoy the view!

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.