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Eclectic cottage in Midtown. Groovy sofa for relaxing in the calm living room.Pull-out couch with brand new foam mattress.
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Swallowtail Guest Cottage - Midtown

Swallowtail Guest Cottage - Midtown

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience92% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

IDEAL FOR LONG TERM GUESTS! Retro Midtown guest house in the beautiful Evergreen Historic District. Walking distance to Overton Park, Memphis Zoo, Brooks Art Museum, Levitt Shell free music venue, Rhodes College. Charming and private vintage cottage - sparkling fresh & clean.

We love hosting traveling nurses, graduate students and working professionals. The cottage is fully equipped and private - making your long term stay comfortable and pleasant.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

81 Reviews

Susan User Profile
May 2018
The minute I unlocked the door and walked into the cottage, I knew my 3 months living there were going to be perfect. Its hard describe how special this cottage is- sparkling clean, bright, cheerful, perfect location, on and on. I reserved the cottage for a travel RN gig althoug…
April User Profile
January 2018
I stayed at Sarah’s place with a friend and my little one. This was a charming little backhouse in a great location. Sarah had a high chair and crib set up for our visit! She was very responsive and the place was sparkling clean when we arrived. I would definitely recommend Sarah…
Tina User Profile
January 2018
I don't know where to begin. The cottage is awesome, beautiful, cozy, clean, and so on and so forth. The other reviews are right on point regarding this cottage. I stayed at the cottage for a month by myself and it was a great getaway for me to find peace, solace, and serenity…
Bill User Profile
November 2017
Quiet, convenient and perfect. Loved staying here and will definitely book again when returning to Memphis.
Rodica User Profile
November 2017
Our experience was beyond wonderful. We had: home made granola, clean and beautiful space and furnishings, fully equipped kitchen, books to read, yard to relax in, bonfire, grill, proximity to park and great southern eateries, and a friendly host. One of our best home away from …
Matt User Profile
October 2017
This is a great space. I kind of want to tell you it's like Iceland.. all cold and terrible(when it's really not) so you won't go here and it will always be available for me. It turns out that's selfish.. so, you should stay here. It's in a great location, close to everything…
Elise User Profile
October 2017
We loved our stay at the Swallowtail, and were pleasantly impressed by the accommodations. The bed is very comfortable, as well as the sofa-bed. The kitchen is sunny in the morning and very well appointed with nice provisions for coffee/tea, home-made granola, yoghurt, and flavor…

Hosted by Sarah

Memphis, Tennessee, United StatesJoined in July 2011
Sarah User Profile
84 Reviews
Sarah is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I love our neighborhood, Overton Park, riding bicycles and spending time in nature. We like adventure and travel a lot, so I have an amazing caretaker for the Swallowtail Cottage when we are out of town. When I'm not working to make Memphis more livable, I'm hanging out with my t…
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