The Clarksdale White House

The Clarksdale White House, built in 1917, is located three blocks from Downtown Clarksdale in a residential neighborhood on beautiful West Second Street. Stay in a private room in this iconic home and experience Mississippi Delta living.

Common living areas include two large Living Rooms, a Dining Room, a Kitchen and a huge private, fenced-in back yard which is shared with guests staying in the Delta Bohemian Guest House.

The Kitchen has glassware, plates, silverware, Keurig machine, French Press, Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, Toaster Oven, Cooktop, Ovens and pots and pans. Coffee, Tea, Milk, Juice, seasonal fruit and breads provided.

A carport is provided for off-street, covered parking.

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Latitude: 34.200807 Longitude: -90.584805 Elevation: 184 ft
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Madge Howell

Bed and Breakfast Style

The 4,600 square foot Clarksdale White House was completely renovated in 2003 and features exquisite hardwood floors and updated marble and tile bathrooms with Kohler fixtures.

The home is the ideal place for travelers interested in the Blues, Mississippi Delta culture and who is searching for that perfect combination of authentic Delta, sophistication, comfort and attention to detail.

The upstairs bedrooms are available for overnight stays and include the following:

HONEY ROOM: This large master bedroom features a king-size Tempur-Pedic bed and sitting area. The elegant private bathroom has a marble countertop with two sinks, a stand alone shower and a separate large bathtub.

TREETOP ROOM: This bedroom features a queen-size sleigh bed, a sitting area, and a desk. The room boasts 16 windows and feels like you are in the treetops. The centerpiece of the impressive private bathroom is the enormous Kohler clawfoot tub with handheld shower head, a pedestal sink and a playful black and white tile floor.

EAST ROOM: This big bedroom features a queen-size bed and a sitting area. The spacious private bathroom has a combination shower/bathtub and a marble vanity sink. The door to the bathroom is located just outside the entrance to the bedroom and a privacy screen is provided.

Maximum 2 adults per bedroom.

Premium bed linens and towels. Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Make-up Remover Pads provided.

Breakfast Style Served

Continental Breakfast

Range of Rates

$85 - $200 - rates vary during holidays and festival and minimum nights may be required during those special times.

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Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Clarksdale natives Madge and Billy Howell, founders of The Delta Bohemian® and owners of the popular Delta Bohemian Guest House and Delta Bohemian Tours, have decorated their home with many family heirloom antiques passed down through generations. The Howells made the stately mansion their personal home for many years until 2015 when they began offering the many visitors to Clarksdale and the Mississippi Delta a unique and personal place to spend the night.  

The Clarksdale White House shares a common, private fenced-in backyard with the popular Delta Bohemian Guest House. Guests of both properties enjoy the spacious garden, bohemian pond, sitting areas, hammock and picnic table.

Accessibility Notes

The home is not wheelchair accessible. No smoking inside the home. Smoking is allowed outside in the backyard or under the carport.

A covered carport is provided for off-street parking to Guests.

Pet Friendly Notes

No Pets allowed although the owners do have a Shih-poo dog named Dandy who is on the property from time to time.

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