Midtown Carriage House

House - Entire home/apt · Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, United States

This charming carriage house in the heart of Midtown is an ideal location for entertainment and relaxation. Located two blocks from cinema, restaurants, and theatre, it offers all the amenities inside as well. It has:full kitchen and bath, king-size bed, Wifi, roku,cable, patio, and rear private deck.

The Space

The high, beamed ceiling lends a spacious feeling to the apartment. It is beautifully decorated with original art work and vibrant colors. In addition to the king size bed, there is also a pull out sofa that sleeps one. We also have plenty of floor space for our queen size air mattress. The deck in the New Orleans-style courtyard in the back offers privacy and is appealingly landscaped. It is only four blocks from an old growth forest park which offers hiking and biking and, depending on the time of year, free outdoor concerts in beautiful surroundings.

Guest Access

laundry facilities, ample, plenty of safe on-street parking.

Interaction with Guests

We will be present when the guest(s) arrives and make sure they are settled in comfortably. If we do leave town during their stay, our son lives two houses away from us and will be available to provide what is needed or answer any questions.
We will provide sightseeing information for our guests. With our full kitchen, if there are any additional cooking utensils or equipment that are needed, the guests have only to let us know; we will be happy to furnish them with whatever they need. We have compiled "Guide to Memphis" with all our personal recommendations on restaurants, shopping, sightseeing, etc. We've also included loads of brochures and maps!

The Neighborhood

Our neighborhood is one of the most beautiful in Memphis. It is sought after as a place of residence by people who have lived in Memphis all their lives and by newcomers. It is resplendent with big, old trees, a beautiful park, restaurants, theaters, a cinema, and bike lanes.

Getting around

Public transit is available but not as convenient as we would like. If you need taxi service, let us know and we will give you the name of a very dependable driver. Many restaurants and entertainment spots are within walking distance. If you want, you are welcome to use our "clunker" bikes. Overton Park is a wonderful biking destination.

Other Things to Note

There will be a $100.00 security deposit required upon making reservations. There will be a $30.00 cleaning fee as well. If the guest has a pet, we will require a $50.00 non-refundable pet fee. The guest MUST have our approval before bringing a pet. Certain breeds are not permitted. Please sign our guest book before leaving.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 0
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $600 /week
Monthly Price: $1200 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $30
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We only spent a couple of days at this very comfortable, well appointed Carriage House in Midtown Memphis - wish it had been much longer! Rebecca and Jim were on hand to welcome us, supportive with suggestions and local knowledge. We did not get to know them in this short time, but what we did see, we liked. The location is very good, both for downtown and exploring further afield. We would certainly like to return here for a longer spell if we pass this way again! Thank you both.

    April 2014
  • Thanks Jim and Rebecca!
    Thanks for the recommendation to eat at Central BBQ. Great Eats!
    Great location to see all of Memphis. The kids and I loved it. It felt like home.

    Steve, Jules and Guy

    April 2014
    Jim And Rebecca
    Response from Jim And Rebecca:

    We are glad you enjoyed your visit! Best of luck to you, Jules, and Guy.
    Rebecca and Jim

  • We had a wonderful time in Memphis at the carriage house.
    Excellent location. Close to restaurants, shopping and downtown.
    I will certainly recommend this location to our friends. I took many pictures
    to remember our stay here. So much better than a run of the mill hotel.

    Sharen and Bill Robertson

    March 2014
    Jim And Rebecca
    Response from Jim And Rebecca:

    Thanks, Sharen, for choosing us here in Memphis! We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Happy travels to you and Bill.
    Jim and Rebecca

  • We had a wonderful time staying here. Midtown is a great area to stay in, and the backyard setting is lovely and peaceful.

    March 2014
    Jim And Rebecca
    Response from Jim And Rebecca:

    Thank you, Laura, for choosing to stay with us. I'm sorry I didn't get to meet you both.
    All the best,

  • Quite possibly the most comfortable bed known to man kind!!!! Such lovely accommodation Rebecca was super accommodating and welcoming. I would recommend this to everyone.

    March 2014
    Jim And Rebecca
    Response from Jim And Rebecca:

    Thanks, candy, for your rave review! I wish you could have stayed longer. We hope the remainder of you trip goes great!
    All the best,
    Jim & rebecca

  • We had a lovely stay in Memphis. Jim and Rebecca were very accommodating and the carriage house was perfect. Lovely touch of orange juice and bagels waiting for us too!
    Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

    February 2014
  • This place was a very cozy guest house right behind the owner's main house, separated by a small garden and fountain. It actually reminded me of a couple of bnb's I've been to before. The guest house itself was clean and had everything my family needed, and some bagels and oj was provided for breakfast, as well as some fruit, which was nice. I definitely would return! Also, great location with one of the city's best BBQ's, Central BBQ, only five minutes away!

    February 2014
  • Our two night stay turned into a 4 night vacation in Memphis because of snow and ice between us and home. It was wonderful to be 'stuck' in the carriage house. It is spacious, comfortable, well appointed and has good light. The location made it easy to get down to the river, find good restaurants in and around the neighborhood and to get to the Botanical Garden, Dixon Gallery and Gardens and the Pink Palace Museum. We had a great time and commented to each other often that staying in the carriage house made all the difference in the world. Thank you Jim and Rebecca for sharing.

    February 2014
  • We had a great stay at Jim and Rebecca's carriage house! The place is very clean, homey, and comfortable, and in a great location. Jim and Rebecca were very nice, accommodating, and provided plenty of information of things to do while we visited Memphis. Also, their artwork is fantastic and added a special touch! Thanks again, Jim and Rebecca!
    The Tomlinson's

    January 2014
    Jim And Rebecca
    Response from Jim And Rebecca:

    Thank you Brian and Hannah! Good luck to you in your new home. We look forward to having you here the next time you come through Memphis.
    All the best,
    Jim and Rebecca

  • We had a lovely weekend stay in very very cold weather at this cozy but perfectly roomy converted garage. It has tile floors and is very dry and sunny and there is an eat-in kitchen, a comfortable couch and a very comfortable bed with ample closet space and very good water pressure in the shower. It would be even nicer in weather when we could have taken advantage of the outdoor space. Parking was easy, the neighborhood was safe and very convenient for driving. there was good fruit there. Internet worked very well. Despite the below freezing temperatures the extra heater and furnace kept us warm without drying out the air. We would definitely stay here again.

    January 2014
    Jim And Rebecca
    Response from Jim And Rebecca:

    Thanks, Janet, for your very positive review! We do hope you can stay here again, and it warmer weather!
    Rebecca and Jim

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Wynne High School, University of Arkansas
Memphis City Schools
We have enjoyed "retooling" this space which Rebecca used as a studio and making it into a comfortable and charming residence. We are both artists, so the house is filled with our original paintings and photography. We love traveling, especially to urban locations. Rebecca paints and I take pictures. However, we love staying at home, too. Our Midtown location is only two blocks from restaurants, theaters, cinema, very close to an old growth forest park We are surrounded by tree lined streets and older homes like ours.
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