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Mountcastle Room Lakefront Mansion 32 mi. Memphis

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Mountcastle Room Lakefront Mansion 32 mi. Memphis

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inYou can check in with the doorman.

The Mountcastle Room in this southern style mansion was built by one of the founding families of Memphis and was restored by their grand-daughter, Martha, your hostess. Rich with stories of days gone by, its bucolic setting preserves its old-world charm. Your private bedroom & bath have views of the lake and includes access to all of the main living and dining areas, and kitchen. The lake is suitable for swimming in the summer, fishing in Fall or Spring and bird-watching in the winter months.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor Fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with building staff


7 Reviews

Rachel User Profile
June 2017
This was a beautiful house about 30mins outside Memphis, right on the lakeshore. We had a super comfy bed, the porch was wonderful to relax on at night looking out at fireflies and the lake. Martha cooks up some delicious breakfasts which I cant recommend highly enough and to all…
Selenia User Profile
June 2018
This is a beautiful property, and the lake is absolutely breathtaking. Martha is an excellent cook and I highly recommend her Salmon dish!
Joni User Profile
June 2018
Treat yourself to a once-in-a-lifetime experience of sharing the beauty of Martha's magical home. In addition to being a wonderful host, she is a great cook! We highly recommend the pecan-crusted catfish.
Andrew User Profile
February 2018
Martha has a beautiful lakeside home. It’s worth staying just to tour the house and grounds. It’s almost 100 years old and the renovation has been done with great respect and attention. It is well kept & exquisitely decorated. We reserved a room needing abed for the night but wo…
Peter User Profile
July 2017
Splendid spot and definitely "one of a kind" experience tucked away on Horseshoe Lake. We would love to return if and when possible. Peter and Barbara...Ontario, Canada
Matthew User Profile
August 2016
Gorgeous setting and wonderful hospitality. We hope to return in the future and will definitely recommend this location to friends and family. Our host was gracious and the house was incredible.
Martha User Profile
Response from Martha:
Thank you, Matthew. I am so glad that you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay. Please plan on visiting again when you are able to stay awhile.
August 2016
John User Profile
April 2016
This was a wonderful evening. The room was large and comfortable, and the adjoining bath was the same. Wifi was strong and reliable. Martha was in regular communication - even met me outside - and ensured everything was considered. She offered to prepare a dinner at a small extr…
Martha User Profile
Response from Martha:
Thank you for choosing Snowden House for a stop on your drive through the states. We all enjoyed meeting you and hope you will visit again sometime.
April 2016

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Hosted by Martha

Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas, United StatesJoined in January 2014
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This is my family home, built for my grandparents when they were newlyweds in 1919 by my Great Grandfather, R. Brinkley Snowden of Memphis, Tennessee. I was born at Horseshoe Lake, but grew up in San Francisco. Each summer, my sisters and I would visit my grandparents at the lake…
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