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Entire cottage hosted by Emily And Charlie

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Our 100 year old, sharecropper houses are completely restored on their original location on a working farm in historic Mound City, Arkansas at the foot of the Mississippi River levee. Pet friendly--off leash, tons of space for pets!
7 minutes to downtown Memphis
Read National Geographic writeup about this by searching: NATGEO MOUND CITY SHARECROPPER HOUSES.
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The space
This house is located on a working farm!
There are four 100 year old sharecropper homes, three of which are listed on Airbnb. We also have two new homes designed in a similar style listed on Airbnb. All are located on a private road facing the Mississippi river levee.

Mound City was named by the early settlers for the Indian mounds located on this property. It was an important river town for East - West trade during the late 1700's and 1800's. Mound City was burned by Federal troops in 1863, but remained an important trading town until the Harahan bridge was finished in 1892.

The Harahan Bridge now accomodates a spectacular pedestrian and bicycle crossing now connecting Arkansas and Tennessee, and is easily accessible from the house.

The old commissary at Mound City was featured as a honky tonk in scenes of the movie "Great Balls of Fire" featuring Dennis Quaid as Jerry Lee Lewis. It is located 200 yards from the house, and is being restored.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Washer
Dryer
Air conditioning
Bathtub
Backyard

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Where you’ll be

Mound City, Arkansas, United States

Traveling from Memphis, Mound City is the first exit in Arkansas off the I-40 bridge.
From the I-55 bridge, Mound City is exit 3A.
This is the closest working farm headquarters to downtown Memphis.
Mound City is named for the Indian mounds on which the original town was built. One large mound remains next to the commissary.

Hosted by Emily And Charlie

  1. Joined in April 2016
  • 276 Reviews
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $500

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