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Exquisite, Designer Home In Jackson's Fondren Neighborhood

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,380 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Serenity and Luxury in this 3/2 Private Garden Home

Completely private sanctuary in the middle of all the city of Jackson has to offer - shopping, dining, museums, medical services and the arts. Enjoy a spacious, private courtyard with mature gardens and fountain behind an 8-foot stucco wall. Enter a 2-story loggia with natural light flooding this spacious home with 3 huge bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The master retreat is downstairs and 2 additional bedrooms are upstairs. The home was designed with formal and informal entertaining in mind including expansive and open living and dining areas with inlaid wood flooring. The first floor has 11 foot ceilings with 9 foot ceilings upstairs; original art adorns the walls. The beautifully refurbished kitchen is equipped with all the amenities for creating a gourmet meal or enjoying take-out from one of many of the restaurants within a 1- to 3-mile radius. Bathrooms feature marble, vessel sinks and tile. A separate half bath downstairs is ideal for guests. The home is extremely private and secure. The only entrance to the home is an enclosed two-car garage with automatic doors and a single door in the wall that surrounds the beautiful courtyard entrance. You will not be disappointed by this well-appointed, beautiful home! Perfect for romantic getaways, wedding parties, business travel, relocations and more!

Liz and Bill Brister
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Liz and Bill Brister

We (Liz and Bill) have lived in Jackson in the Fondren neighborhood for 25 years. We own three homes in Fondren, including this one, so you will be hard pressed to find more enthusiastic and knowledgeable hosts. Bill is a professor at Millsaps College and director of the graduate business programs. Liz is an executive at Entergy, an investor-owned utility company. We love food, wine, art, literature, music, travel and our 4 kids, 2 grandkids, 2 Dalmatians and 1 Calico cat!

Liz and Bill Brister purchased this house in 2016

Why Liz and Bill Brister chose Fondren

It was designed by Ken Tate, the same architect of the Barrington Condominium, which is among the most exclusive real estate in Mississippi. The home was built around the same time as The Barrington and in the same style, but it is a separate home. It is walled with a beautiful courtyard and gardens...and so very private! We fell in love with the house and hope to make it our permanent home in a few years after retirement. But, for now, it is yours to enjoy!

What makes this house unique

This home is designed and furnished to meet the needs of your special and memorable events in life - a wedding party, a reunion, a job interview in Jackson, temporary housing from a relocation, or just a weekend 'staycation' for locals. The shopping, dining and cultural experiences are within minutes from your private, courtyard entrance! In this home, you will find special local gifts and surprises to help make your stay special.


Fondren House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2380 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack and Jill bathroom shared by upstairs bedrooms
    Half Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Master - toilet , tub , shower
  • Beautifully refurbished bathrooms featuring marble, tile and vetted sinks. Master suite features an oversized soaking tub and separate shower. Half bath located downstairs which adds to the suitability for entertaining outside in the enclosed patio or in the living areas.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 king
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Upstairs Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Spacious bedrooms with comfortable furnishings and luxurious linens.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis
Everything in this house has been selected for the sophisticated traveler. It is in a very private location, yet located in Fondren and near the Fondren shopping district, Highland Village, Banner Hall and the new District at Eastover development. Closest hospital is St. Dominic, but it is near all of the major hospitals including UMMC campus. Also, convenient to Millsaps College, Belhaven University and Jackson State University. Whole Foods is the closest grocery store. The security of this location is ideal. The only entrance other than an expansive 2-car garage is behind an 8-foot stucco walled courtyard with mature gardens. We aim to please - if you have any special requests. Please let us know!


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(28 traveler reviews)

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Exquisite, Designer Home In Jackson's Fondren Neighborhood
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews

The Best!

  • 5 of 5

This property was absolutely wonderful! We have stayed in numerous 5 star and boutique style properties but this one really was special for us. The owners was the best we've ever rented from. We look forward to staying again.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! Come see us again soon.
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Wonderful, Beautiful Place to stay with the very Best Host.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week while our son was having surgery at MMC with our Grandchildren in July 2018. This home could not be more convenient for our our needs. It is a warm comfy clean safe place. Liz and Bill could not have been more pleasant host. They made us feel right at home. The beds are comfortable the linens are superb. All the comforts of home. If and when the need arises we will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury private Garden Home

  • 5 of 5

I love this Home.

When I Check In I Couldn't believe beautiful this place was.

Kitchen was so nice with nice oven nice refrigerators washer and dryers.

All The Kitchen stuff was very clean and upgrade it.

I really enjoyed the Garden area that I can see through the beautiful french doors.

I love the master bedroom nice tile floors and huge king size bed and nice master bathroom and huge walk-in closet.

upstairs have two beautiful big bedrooms and good size bathroom and was very clean.

Liz and Bill are supper nice people any questions to ask they will responds right away.

I was very comfortable stay there for 3 weeks! if I go to Jackson again I will definitely staying there .

Thank you Liz and Bill.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with everything we needed for a wonderful graduation weekend in Jackson! Close to everything. Extremely clean. Beautifully decorated with high quality linens, kitchen items, etc. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful! It provided everything we needed and then some. Liz was very quick to answer any and all questions we had. And, all the added "extras" were a very nice surprise. We felt very welcomed and would DEFINITELY stay there again!! Kim R

  • Submitted: May 15, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, located right off the freeway,very private and quiet. beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Mrs Liz was very helpful, the house was amazing and the overall experience was 5 star satisfaction

  • Submitted: May 12, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Char, Bravo!, Fondren Public, Apothecary
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrak's City of Chicago
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Char, Bravo!, Walker's, Broadstreet, so many more!
Car: necessary

Located in Fondren neighborhood, this property is in the middle of Jackson's most unique, eclectic destination. Downtown Fondren is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is brimming with restaurants, boutique shops, art galleries, coffee shops...and more! Also, the new District at Eastover, Highland Village and Banner Hall are within a stone's throw from the front door. You can shop at Whole Foods, attend a book signing at Lemuria, try the latest craft beer at Fondren Public, dine at Walker's Drive Inn and splurge on gelato and pastries at La Brioche within a three mile radius of this location! Not to mention some of the best shopping in the state at boutique stores like Kate Spade, lululemon or locally-owned favorites like Treehouse, High Cotton, Buffalo Peak and Turquoise. This is the most high density area of shopping, restaurants, art and culture in all of Mississippi.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

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.

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