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Country Quiet Near Downtown Memphis

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

There is no house more safe, quiet or private this close to Memphis.

Next to Shelby Forest State Park, disc golf, lakes, fishing, hiking & biking trails, the General Store est. 1934 with live bluegrass music every Friday night, Mirimichi Golf Course, 20min to downtown Memphis, 20min to midtown, 15min to Millington.

You’ll love the peace, quiet, nature and security of the country. Sitting between 13,000 wooded acres in front (Shelby Forest State Park across the street) and 1000 wooded acres in back, it is common to see deer and other wildlife passing through.

Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About The Owner

We moved here from the city (Memphis) to slow life down a bit and get back to what matters to us - nature, peace, quiet, privacy and security. Being close enough to the city to easily commute to work and get to all the city has to offer, yet far enough out to feel like we are a million miles from civilization, this place was a perfect fit for us. We soon felt this place was too special to keep to ourselves and decided we need to share it with others.

As wanna-be homesteaders, we enjoy organic gardening, permaculture, raising chickens, keeping bees, and foraging for mushrooms and other wild edibles from the surrounding forests.

We are excited about sharing our unique place with others and hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Kristin and Ray

Why The Owner chose Millington

We give our guests complete privacy. You wont see us unless you need us, and if you do, we live next door and can be there to help in minutes.

What makes this house unique

There is no house more safe, quiet or private this close to Memphis. Zero crime and zero traffic in our area.


Millington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility


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average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews

Relaxing stay just outside the city

  • 5 of 5

Was the perfect home for our family ranging from 19 to 82 yrs old Everyone was comfortable and relaxed. Close to Memphis attractions day trip to Shiloh, Mississippi and Arkansas. We would definitely recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet, clean, spacious

  • 5 of 5

This was our 1st visit to the Memphis area - we were visiting for a karate tournament in nearby Millington and thought it would be neat to stay near the state park.

The house itself was older - but with some recent updates. The furnishings were adequate. The plentiful coffee pods were very appreciated! The bedding/beds were very comfortable, and despite the chilly weather outside, the house was very comfortable inside. The laundry facilities also came in handy as we were traveling with 2 kids!

The WiFi was spotty - it worked for the first 12h of our stay...but not for the rest.

Be aware that this location is quite far from a regular grocery store. Coming in late on a Thursday night, we were surprised to not have any options for buying food anywhere nearby. Plan on picking up groceries well in advance as there are very limited options in the area - even during daytime hours.

However we did get to the local General Store the next morning and enjoyed their steak dinner + banjo that evening.

All in all a good/comfortable stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Has everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

The owner's were very helpful and responsive! Love it!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Place, very clean, very equipped and adequate

  • 5 of 5

Owners are extremely accommodating, easy access to lots of stuff to do, especially Shelby Forrest, only 25 minutes from Bass Pro at the Pyramid

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really great location and very clean house! Great for both exploring the park and getting into MEM

  • 5 of 5

Only a 20-30 minute drive from anything in Memphis and walking/hiking trails right outside, the house is really convenient for both. We were there for a wedding in town but used the house location to explore the outdoors in the area. Easy to access and good board games await.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Appreciated the fresh eggs and availability of laundry in the home.

  • 3 of 5

The property did feel a bit far away from things. I felt a little isolated as its an unfamiliar area to me. House is nicely decorated but tub floor needs improvements.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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