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Bush House, a Bluegrass Country Home

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Bush House in the Bluegrass country


Last updated: 03/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Heading south for sun? Heading north, east or west for snow? Stop here on the way, meet friends or family in this central location. Take a travel break. Relax at Bush House, a bluegrass country home just minutes from I-64 & I-75. Enjoy country privacy with great shopping and dining only 16 minutes away at Lexington's big box Hamburg Mall. While here at Bush House, visit the KY Horse Park, catch a UK or EKU ballgame or travel the Bourbon Trail.

Beautiful restored country home offers inviting rural setting with 5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, modern kitchen, dining room seating 10+, cozy living room with wood burning stove/fireplace, central hall, laundry room and more - only two bedrooms upstairs! Acres of land with hiking trails and great birdwatching. Generous deck under wonderful Maple with seating to unwind or grill your favorite dinner. There are local golf and dining opportunities as well.

Keywords: Country House


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Bush House is not a party house and is rented to responsible adults only. Children accompanied by responsible adults are welcome....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered:

    We ask that the pet owner be completely responsible for the stay and after effects. Bring something for your pet to sleep and rest in or on. NO sleeping on furniture or carpets. A vacuum is available for pets that shed while staying....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Bedroom 5


  • Queen size Beds (4) Four queensize beds in four bedrooms (red, blue, yellow and green bedrooms)., Twin or Single Beds (3) Three twin beds in two bedrooms (one in green bedroom with queen, two twin beds in pink bedroom)....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • Both bathrooms are full size and equipped with tubs and showers - tile floors. Both are located on the main floor of Bush House....moreless


  • Books:

    Books all over the place, bedrooms, living room, dining room....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Digital TV picks up 12+ local stations + hookup to blue ray player/internet connection and Netflix....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Every bedroom and main living/dining room air conditioned and adjustable to user. All bedrooms have ceiling fans....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    DSL internet connection with wireless and ethernet cord connection....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Garage is used for storage of many things for Bush House, including firewood for fireplace and charcoal grill and supplies....moreless

  • Heating:

    Bush House - all rooms with electric baseboard heat adjustable to persons staying in that room....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All beds completely made up with fresh linens....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Carpeted living room with variable seating for up to 12. Nice woodburning fireplace. Local TV and internet video connection + blueray player....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking on site for up to five vehicles. Country setting....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    No telephone available, bring personal cell phone....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths provided, but not in unlimited quantities. Clothes washer provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Combination washer/dryer and supplies available ln laundry room off kitchen....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace in living room, can be closed off at night, covered with screen when open. Supplies in garage....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Complete kitchen with dishes, glasses, cookware, pots and pans....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Bush House sits on two acres with additional 40 acres and hiking trail available behind. Community lake with trail available for walking only....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 10.5%


$200/night is a minimum rate for a two bedroom stay. each additional bedroom used is $50/night.

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Last updated: 03/29/2015
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    Bush House View on map

    Located east of Lexington, 16 miles from Man-O-War Blvd.; 1.5 miles from Boonesboro Road (627) on Waterworks Road (Route 1923), South of Winchester.

1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Southwind Golf Course
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Southwind Golf Course
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-75 @ Whitehall Interchange
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
JK's Country Store and restaurant

Car: Necessary

Country setting next to local reservoir - good hiking area. Lower Howards Creek Nature & Heritage Preserve down the road. Fort Boonesboro State Park nearby at the Kentucky River crossing. Historical sites and Thoroughbred Horse farms in area. Red River George and Natural Bridge State Park in driving range.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Barbara and I have lived behind Bush House for 30+ years on a 90 acre family farm. Barbara is the gardener, and constantly works to improve and maintain her flowers and trees. I usually do what I am told.

Why the Owner Chose Lexington:
When the house became available from wonderful neighbors, we couldn't resist it because it touches our property, compliments it, and was in the family several generations ago. It is such a comfortable place, we thought others might enjoy it too.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
At Bush House, you are completely in the country. We encourage birds to feed near the house and there is a cattle farm across the road with pond the cattle swim in, in view from the front rooms of the house. During the day you can hear typical farm noises (plowing, mowing, cattle calling, ect.) Night is quiet and the deck behind the house is a great place to spend time reading or visiting with other guests. Yet, a grocery is nearby and Hamburg Mall is 16 minutes away.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Bush House in the Bluegrass country

    Bush House in the Bluegrass country

  • The red bedroom

    The red bedroom

  • The yellow bedroom

    The yellow bedroom

  • Green Bedroom

    Green Bedroom

  • Ancient Maple overhanging spacious private deck

    Ancient Maple overhanging spacious private deck

  • Cheerful living room with cozy fireplace at Bush House

    Cheerful living room with cozy fireplace at Bush House

  • Blue Bedroom

    Blue Bedroom

  • Dining Room at Christmas

    Dining Room at Christmas

VRBO #144944

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 03/29/2015
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