“Everybody that comes here abuses it; and everybody that stays here three months wants to come back.”
The Isom House is home to a great deal of Oxford's history. In 1836, this antebellum home was constructed by Dr. Thomas Isom, a pristine member of Oxford's community. The Isom House is now coined as the oldest home in Oxford, MS. Now a wedding and events venue, Isom's beauty can be enjoyed by all.
We are now offering guests the opportunity to stay at the beloved home. Book your stay today to experience one of Mississippi's greatest treasures.
Our venue is perfect for families and friends! No event necessary to book your stay.
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Main Living Area
The main part of the house consists of three rooms known as the Foyer, Blue Parlor, and Red Parlor. These three rooms are especially unique because they are the original part of the house constructed by Dr. Isom in 1836. The Blue Parlor has a TV and a working fireplace. These rooms are often used for events like bridal showers, baby showers, and rehearsal dinners. These rooms can seat up to 80 people.
The Barksdale Room
The Barksdale room is a spacious room located next to the Red Parlor. This room was used to see patients by Dr. Isom in the 1800's. During renovation, medicinal bottles were found under the floor boards. It is comprised of one king bed with a bathroom and shower. The Barksdale room overlooks the front lawn of the Isom house with large windows that give the room a beautiful glow during the day.
Barksdale Room (main floor)
Barksdale Room (main floor)
The McDonnell Room
The McDonnell room can be found adjacent to the main staircase next to the foyer. This room has a queen canopy bed and a hidden bathroom with floor-to-wall doors. This room will make you feel like you stepped back in time with its breathtaking wallpaper, antique furniture, and intricate chandelier.
The Saunders Room
The Saunders room is a king bedroom straight out of a fairytale. During renovation, the walls were built around the bed because it was too big to fit through its doors. This room is known for its green accents and beautiful wood furnishings. It has one bathroom and a shower.
The Weems Room
The Weems room is a quaint room with yellow accents that holds two twin beds and a bathroom. It is located at the end of the hall adjacent to the Saunders room.
The Worthy Room
The Worthy room is a newly renovated room also known as the bridal suite. It is the only room located upstairs with a private balcony. It has a king bed and a bathroom. The room holds many breathtaking family heirlooms and has hand stenciled walls. This room has blue accents for "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue."