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Cozy, Private, Pool House Studio

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio


About the property

Adorable Studio, Granite Countertops, 50' Flat Screen, BluRay, Super Clean

Our brand new pool house comfortably fits two or three. In a completely separate house behind our home, this perfectly located residence in East Memphis provides wonderful amenities including a kitchenette with granite countertops, WiFi access, a 50' flat screen TV and Blu-ray DVD, and lots of privacy. The pool house is 2 miles to Clark Tower or Baptist Hospital, 3.5 miles to Crescent Center and 10 miles to St. Jude/Downtown.

The Space

Our cozy pool house boasts a comfortable and clean queen sized bed. The kitchenette maximizes both function and beauty allowing guests to pull up a bar stool and sip a quiet cup of coffee in the mornings. The spacious walk in closet doubles as a second sleeping space for young children in either a pack-n-play or on an air mattress, either of which we are happy to provide. The 50' flat screen provides an opportunity for guests to kick back and relax. For your convenience, there is also a Blu-ray DVD player. The pool and woods are not available for guest use, however it does provide a beautiful view.

Guest Access

Guests have an exclusive parking spot reserved for them in the driveway (if you are in two cars, you'll need to park the second on the street). Guests will be given key access so you can come and go on your own schedule. You may come and go any time of day or night, and late check ins are no problem.

Interaction with Guests

When you stay at our pool house, our hope is to provide you the maximum amount of privacy as possible. If you would like to meet and have some interaction, we are glad to meet you, but we offer a turnkey experience for guests with primary communication. You are not likely to see us much unless the kids are playing in the driveway or backyard (which happens much more regularly on the weekends and the summer months). In general, expect minimal interaction and plenty of privacy.

The Neighborhood

We LOVE our neighborhood. We live just a quarter mile from a smaller neighborhood park designed for one-year-old to adults, and we are a mile from access to the Memphis Greenline, a rails-to-trails system that covers a large portion of Greater Memphis. From there, you can walk, run, or ride to all kinds of options including High Point Pizza and Shelby Farms, the largest municipal park in the U.S.

Getting Around

Generally speaking, Uber and Lyft are readily available from our house. Our home is centrally located in East Memphis, just five minutes from Poplar Avenue, Sam Cooper Boulevard, I-240 or I-40. When it comes to getting around quickly, you really can't find a better location in East Memphis.

If you're looking to use public transportation, you should know that Memphis does not have a great public transit system, particularly this far east. That being said, our house is a 0.5 mile walk to the nearest MATA stop at Walnut Grove and White Station.

Other Things to Note

The pool house is cozy (not huge) and has just one full size bed, therefore we recommend this space for one or two adults. Beyond that, we are happy to provide a pack-n-play and/or an air mattress for smaller children if you'd like. The closet is large enough to fit both, creating a cavernous darkroom for your little ones (or just your suitcase)!

We have a Labrador on site, who is friendly but won't bother you much (she's mostly inside but does have access to the backyard, where you'll be), so we do not allow other pets.

Sorry, no smoking in the house or anywhere on the property.

More Details

Grace and Rob Thompson
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Grace and Rob Thompson

We are in our late 30s, parents, dog owners, active, readers, movie lovers, and enjoy hosting friends both old and new. Also, we love Memphis! Grace is a lifelong Memphian (minus a stop at Auburn Univ.) and Rob has "only" been here 20 years (including stops at Rhodes College and University of Memphis) but has made up for lost time. We love Memphis BBQ, Graceland, and the Civil Rights Museum, but we also love Memphis' cool public parks and off-the-beaten-path restaurants. (Rob only has one place left on the local newspapers' list of 100 places to eat in Memphis before you die!)

Rob works hard in real estate, and Grace works even harder as a stay-at-home mom. We have been hosting for over a year and enjoy meeting new people. We put a lot of love into remodeling our place, and we think you will really love it too.


Memphis Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - full sized bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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Cozy, Private, Pool House Studio
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Alexandria, KY

Quiet, clean, convenient

  • 5 of 5

I had a very peaceful stay while on a business trip. The owners are lovely people. The property is clean and cozy. Parking was easy. Everything you want to do in Memphis is a short drive away.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The pool house was the perfect place to stay. It was clean, quiet, and cozy! Hope I will stay again when I am in town!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay for a weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at Rob and Grace's poolhouse. We thought about staying downtown, but this was a much better option for us. Since we only stayed for the weekend and planned on spending a lot of time exploring, we were looking for something simple and reasonable. This was perfect for us. It's a short drive to downtown and shopping/food if you need to pick up anything. We definitely recommend it!

P.S. It's ok to play with June, their golden retriever. She might just be the biggest perk of staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Memphis, TN

Great Owners & Clean Place to Sleep!

  • 5 of 5

Rob and Grace have a gorgeous home, yard and pool house. The pool house is cozy, cute and clean! It was absolutely perfect for me and my husband. It's a quick Uber ride to Downtown and honestly feels like Memphis is home. They are beyond gracious and we fell in love with the vibe and their dog while admiring their inviting backyard. For a clean and cozy place to sleep, relax, recharge, and feel like a home away from home, I highly recommend and hope we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Trip! Can't wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5

The stay with Rob and Grace was wonderful. They were fantastic hosts with a beautiful place. Excellent communication plus great recommendations on places to eat nearby. The house is centrally located, plus lots of shopping and food close by. Everything was clean and just as described. I won't stay with anyone else next time I'm in Memphis.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Memphis International Airport
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $15 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


1. Our item replacement policy:
In the unlikely event during your stay an inventoried item becomes, lost, stolen, broken, or damaged, in any fashion, you will be accessed:
- the replacement cost of the actual item(s), including tax.
- a $50 restocking fee for the item(s).
- the cost associated to the man-hour(s) spent obtaining & replacing the item(s) charged at $25 per hour.

2. Please treat the home as you would your own home! No jumping on beds or hanging from fans. You break it, you pay for it!

You must also acknowledge
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $1400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.