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Mmm... breakfast. Bowls of sweet, ripe berries , fluffy buttermilk biscuits and freshly squeezed citrus, thick country bacon, warm maple syrup, buttery pancakes or nutty french toast :) Please read entire listing.
Your own private hideaway. Your room is the only one on the second floor. Great for peace and privacy.
Thanks for checking out "The Dandelion"!
your stay includes delicious breakfasts prepared by a previous B&B Innkeeper/Chef/Baker/Food Stylist (Taryn)
Clean linens and towels will be in your private suite as well as fresh flowers and homemade cookies. (fresh baked daily of course!)
The bathroom has many drawers for storing your items for easy access. Also there are suitcase racks in the suite to rest your bags on and an empty closet as well stocked with wooden hangers so no need to bring your own.
There is a cabinet in the bathroom with a green glass handle that has several lotions, sunscreen, shampoo, etc for you to use if needed.
My location is in the Historic Evergreen district in Midtown and is five minutes from downtown Memphis and within walking distance to The Levitt Shell, Overton Park , Brooks Art Museum the Cooper- Young area and Overton Square.
This is a great area! Especially in the Spring/Fall/Summer months. Overton Park is so green and lush most of the time.
Some of the best concerts are at the Levitt Shell in the park and most of them are free! (ask me about this during check-in) I offer folding chairs if it's a concert season. I have seen North Missisippi Allstars there, Norah Jones, Mavis Staples, Todd Snider, and more. This is truly a magical venue! I hope concerts will be available during your stay. I can recommend other music venues as well. Anything from hipster hangs, dive-bars or juke joints. Of course weekends will offer a much better selection. There are other walkable music venues such as The Hi-Tone and Stonewall Hall nearby and some local eateries, a great gift shop and also a yoga center.
If you're vegan just give advance notice so almond or walnut milk can be made prior to your stay or if you would rather just have fresh vegetable juice or smoothies made in the vitamix. Typically my breakfasts are on the decadent side. Most people splurge while on holiday but they can also be on the healthier side if need be.
Feel free to stretch out, put your feet up, grab a book, wrap up with a warm throw in the living room or library. It makes me happy to see my guests feeling comfy here. That's what makes airbnb stand out from hotels right? If there are no other guests staying downstairs, the flat screen tv with internet and Netflix is available in the den at the end of the hall. (though this room is super casual, there may even be a vacuum cleaner in the corner, seriously very comfy though)
There is a navigation system that you can use during your stay to make it easier for you to get to your destinations.
Getting lost is a bummer, so feel free to hook it up
on your daily adventures.
Having been in the hospitality industry for several years I sort of know when to be available or to let people people be on their own program.
laundry- don't be shy about asking where the washer and dryer are. They are quick and efficient and there is always detergent as well.
Send a message if you have any questions or concerns.
Hope to see you in Memphis!! ^@^
Oops. forgot to mention, if you're without wheels you can take "Memphis Hop". While the trolley is great, it's limited to where it will take you. This service takes you to all major attractions and gives you discounts at Stax, Graceland, etc. kind of a win-win. You can access "hop-on" just down the street at Overton Park.
No candles upstairs and smoking only allowed on the screened porch in the front.
No ink pens in the bed.
Taryn was a wonderful host! Staying at The Dandelion was everything we hoped for and more. We're grateful to Taryn for being so forthcoming with recommendations of places we could visit. Our bedroom was immaculate - clean with homely touches; water and oranges on the bedside table, handmade soaps and homebaked cookies! We felt relaxed and looked after during our stay. Taryn also made us delicious breakfasts from scratch each morning, she is a very talented cook and I am in awe of her skills! Whilst staying at The Dandelion we enjoyed a walk round nearby Overton Park, seeing a band perform in the Levitt Shell, watching the Memphis Redbirds play baseball and visiting Stax & Sun Studios and the Civil Rights Museum.
This was my first experience with airbnb. It far exceeded my expectations ! Taryn went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed! She was very sweet , thoughtful , and an overall great host ! Breakfast was delicious . I'll definitely be back again ! Thank you so much !
From the moment we entered her lovely home, Taryn made us feel welcome! The extra little touches from fresh cut flowers in our room, homemade cookies, fruit, handmade soaps in the bath were just some some of the things she did that were awesome! We own restaurants, so when we travel, we like to try new places out for breakfast. However, once you have the pleasure of one of Taryn's delicious breakfasts, you do not need to go anywhere else! We definitely would come back here again!
Taryn was such a wonderful host! We stayed in the Dandelion room for one night.. And we couldn't have had a better experience. There were cookies and water for us upon arrival! She gave us great recommendations in the area. The breakfast in the morning was so delicious and a perfect way to start our day. Thank you Taryn!
Taryn's home is so lovely and easily the best kept secret in Memphis! We loved our stay and would most certainly return. The home is gorgeous and even better in person. The breakfast option is a must-do - Taryn is a fantastic cook and baker, we loved coming down in the mornings and back to our room in the evenings to see what treats she had left us! The neighborhood is very safe and in a very central area. It was easy to get everywhere we wanted to go (by car), with nothing more than 20 or so minutes away. Staying with Taryn is an incredible deal for the level of service you receive. If you're considering visiting Memphis, you should most definitely book your stay here!
Taryn was a wonderful host. She gave us great recommendations for Memphis (check out Mollie Fontaines) and she was very kind and inviting. The room was beautiful and warm and the breakfast was delicious.
Staying with Taryn was fantastic. The room and house were exactly as described and her cooking was amazing. She even went to the trouble of giving us lots of helpful recommendations of things to do in Memphis before we arrived. Taryn is the perfect host! We would definitely stay here again.
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About the Host, Taryn
I managed a few B&B's for several years before coming to Memphis and thought it would be fun to have my own. Though not exactly the same, there are many perks that are similar. I have a small cookie business/hobby that keeps me pretty busy and I seem to host almost every day. Also I'm a session vocalist. But don't worry, I promise not to break out in song while you're here . My work as a food stylist and catering business owner has served me well over the last few years. It also helps me recommend the best restaurants in not only Memphis but Nashville as well. My diet pretty much consists of organic green juices and cookie dough......yep. it's true!
Spain has been my favorite trip so far. My favorite exercise is floating in lakes or the ocean. I guess it doesn't really count as exercise because I'm super buoyant. I love Tennessee because it's has not one but THREE music cities and that makes it pretty special :)