Stone Cottage @ Calumet Spring 5 Bedrooms and 3 Baths Possible
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Lexington chateau / country house description
This lovely Kentucky field stone cottage is crafted from Kentucky limestone and is situated on 3+ acres of rolling Bluegrass. Calumet Spring is located on the grounds and feeds into a small duck pond that is located behind the cottage in a nature area. The quiet setting, beautiful hardwood floors, country kitchen, digital TV and abundance of privacy make this secluded property a unique travel and vacation experience.
The native rock dwelling is located off Versailles Road close to Calumet Farm and is literally less than 5 minutes from Keeneland and the Airport and about 15 minutes to The Kentucky Horse Park and about 10 minutes from downtown Lexington. This rare, rural setting nestled within the city of Lexington provides our quests with privacy, comfort and security. Additional parking for Boats, Trailer's and RV's is available. The facility has been recently updated and is adaptable to accommodate both small and large groups of travelers.
The price quoted in the rate details $700 per week is for 2 Bedrooms, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Laundry Area and one Full Bath ~ approximately 1000 square feet of living space additional sleeping quarters available, sleeps five + . The Monthly rate is $1,600.00
The entire facility may be rented. The Stone Cottage has a total of 5 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms ~ 2,500 square feet of living space ~ Based on availability, Call for price.
Two Bedrooms, Two Full Baths with optional Den Area has Convertible Bed with pillow top mattress, Full Kitchen, Dining Room and full Laundry Facilities, sleeps 6+ $900.00 per week or $1,995 monthly; add $135.00 per week for an additional large Bedroom with two single beds, can sleep 8+, Total $1,035 weekly or $2,275.00 monthly for 4 sleeping rooms and two baths. See rate details for price break down per number of rooms rented and duration of stay.
The main level has all hardwood floors. The rooms are nicely furnished along with linens in typical Kentucky tradition. Each of the rental units is totally independent, separate and secure. Each side has its own separate front entry as well as separate Kitchens with access to a large back yard via the rear Kitchen doors that leads to private patios. There is a wooden privacy fence separating the two brick patios and immediate back yards. There is also separate basements with Full Size Washer and Dryer furnished for each unit. Additional accommodations are available if more beds are needed for larger groups. Call or email us concerning your groups specific dates and requirements and we will work out affordable accommodations to fit your needs.
The Stone Cottage is PET and KID friendly with plenty of outdoor recreational area. There are two main floor bedrooms that sleep 4 people, 2 persons per bed. Additional rooms / sleeping arrangements available (Up to 5 Bedrooms Available). The Full Kitchen includes all major appliances; Refrigerator, Stove, Dishwasher and includes microwave, coffee maker and toaster. The Kitchen furnishings also include Cooking Utensils, Dishes, Plates, Cups, Glasses, Flatware, Serving Spoons, Pots, Pans, etc.
The Cottage is adaptable to serve your needs as a business or vacation 'base camp'. Enjoy the advantages and benefits of country living in the heart of Lexington. The relaxed atmosphere provides a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of conventional travel accommodations and is ideal for travelers looking for a true taste of the Bluegrass. The charismatic setting provides a visually stimulating and tranquil environment.
The Stone Cottage is located inside Circle 4 on a private three acre tract of land. The property has fast and easy access to New Circle Road, The Kentucky Horse Park, Fasig Tipton, The Kentucky Horse Center, Rupp Arena, Lexmark, Toyota and The Lexington Convention Center. This provides an advantage to both business professionals and vacation travelers. The actual distance to Keeneland Race Course and Keeneland Sales Pavilion is just a couple of miles. In fact, all of Lexington, including Georgetown, Versailles, Paris, Louisville and Cincinnati are easily accessible because of the convenient location and ease of access to all major roads and interstates.
Day trips include: Horse Sales, Horse Racing, Horseback Riding, The Kentucky Horse Park, The Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and local wineries or just enjoy a leisurely drive through the countryside and view our beautiful Horse Farms and the widely acclaimed Bluegrass Region.
You will find the cottages accommodations to be quite charming, the Living Room has ample seating as well as a work desk and digital TV. The Dining Area is just off the Living Area and offers a separate dining and / or work space. The Dining Room is spacious and provides a comfortable place for meetings or planning and also offers a place for our guests to come together for meals. The completely renovated and fully functional Country Kitchen is furnished with all the standard appliances. Each rental unit has Full Sized Washer and Dryer in the basement. Basement also has its own separate entrance.
There is a full bath located on the main floor. There are ceiling fans in many of the rooms and closets in all Bedrooms. This charming dwelling makes for a perfect vacation getaway. Monthly and longer term rates are available. Additional photos are available upon request. Rates may change during special events. Minimum stay and $250.00 reservation / damage deposit is required. Security deposit is refunded.
Note: Until reservations are confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. $50.00 to $125.00 cleaning fee required at end of stay depending on the number of people and rooms rented . Credit Cards accepted. Pets considered. Please call or email us with any question that you may have.
Off Season is November 1 to March 30th ~ off season discount of 5% is applicable for dates booked between 11/1 to 3/30. Please Phone 859-748-0224.
Keywords: Town Home style cottage, Privacy, Two, Three, Four or Five Bedrooms possible, Three Bathrooms available. Three Acre Estate, located inside Circle 4 off Versailles Road, Close to Keeneland, Downtown Lexington and Bluegrass Airport. Reasonable and Affordable Rates, Flexible Accommodations that are adaptable to meet the specific needs of our quests. Secluded Country Home with a lovely view. Mini farm with central Location, minutes from I-75 and I-64, The Jockey Club, Rupp Arena, Horse Park, Saddle Club, Historic Thoroughbred Area. Luxurious, Charming, Spacious and Private, Country Atmosphere, 10 miles from Kentucky Horse Park, Executive Quarters, Luxury Accommodations, Derby, Rolex, Polo, Horse Racing, Equestrian, University of Kentucky, Rental House, Rental Home, House, Guest House, Guest Home, Bungalo. Near major Hospitals, Georgetown, Midway, Versailles, Frankfort, Nicholasville, Danville, Harrodsburg, Winchester and Paris Kentucky. U of K Basketball & Sport Visitors
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Chateau / Country House
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Considered:
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- Children Welcome:
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- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- One or two baths optional, based on availability.
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- Stone Structure with beautiful hardwood floors. Discounts and additional accommodations available. Can accommodate large groups as there are two (2) separate living areas to this dwelling with two Full Kitchens. Can rent Two, Three, Four or Five Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms available; there is also a Den that can sleep two, please call or email the size of your group and your specific requirements and we will respond promptly with details concerning our ability to accommodate your needs. The Stone Cottage has a total of 2,500 square feet of living space and is adaptable to meet your specific needs and requirements. Additional square footage in the basements with a very spacious area for doing laundry, For large groups we can easily accommodate 10 people and possibly 12 to 15 people if the entire cottage is rented. Cost for 5 Bedrooms and den with double sleeper and 3 Baths is $1,700 per week or $3,850.00 monthly. All rooms expertly furnished. Some exercise equipment. Call 859-748-022...moreless
Free Long Distance:
Free calls to anywhere in the USA. There is an International Call Block on phone line. Rentor will be responsible for any and all international calls. International Phone Deposit may be required....moreless
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- Equestrian Events
- Medical Services
- Fly Fishing
- Hunting Small Game
- Freshwater Fishing
- Massage Therapist
- Water Skiing
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Eco Tourism
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Area activities include numerous 18 hole golf courses, horse racing, horse farm tours, Keeneland, The Headley Whitney Museum, Mary Todd Lincoln's Home, Waveland State Shrine and The Home Of Kentucky Statesman Henry Clay, Fort Boonesborough, Fort Harrod, Bluelicks Battlefield, Camp Nelson, Perryville Battlefield, Camp Dick Robinson, The Pioneer Playhouse, Constitution Square, Georgetown, Berea and Midway College, Boone Tavern, Beaumont Inn, Bourbon Distilleries, Area Health Spas, Transylvania University, Asbury University and Seminary, The Red Mile, University of Kentucky Basketball and other UK sporting activities and geological wonders of nature like Natural Bridge State Park, Kentuckys Caves and Caverns, The Palisades Wilderness Area, Red River Gorge, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, The Kentucky River and Lake Herrington, The Cottage is also close to local restaurants, bakery, shopping and nightlife. Easy access to Versailles Road , New Circle Road, I-64, I-75 and Churchill Downs....moreless
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Great time at stone cottage!
Great time at stone cottage!
We came to stay for 4 days for a friends wedding......The side we stayed in was perfect for us......very private, close to any and everything. Great yard for our dog, she enjoyed going up and down the stairs to the basement. This place had everything you might need, including wireless internet access. We would definitely stay here again! Great getaway for anybody wanting some peace and quiet. Well worth the price! Thanks, Mark!!!
- Guest Charlie B. (Hosford, Florida)
- Date of stay 10/02/13
- Review Submitted 11/05/13
We stayed for 10 nights in the Stone Cottage. Had a wonderful time, came in every night after races at Keeneland, felt like home. This cottage has a very simple charm, all you need in a vacation home. If you are attending races at Keeneland, this is a fantastic loction, only 4 minutres with traffic, and major horse farms are close by as well. 5 minutes away is a great Kroger on Harrodsburg Rd,(Beaumont Shopping Center) you can pick up any item for tailgating or deli items such as roasted/fried chicken and sides. Good meat and seafood selection that was put to use as the cottage had gas and charcoal grills. We did not have a problem with the cottage. Mark the owner came by to check on us and he is wonderful to work with, told us the history of the cottage. My family and I will be back for the spring meet at Keeneland, and will be renting the Stone Cottage again. I recommend this property for any family or group to stay in when visiting Lexington.
- Guest Keeneland Super Fan (Sandston, VA)
- Date of stay 10/04/13
- Review Submitted 10/14/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thank You so very much... Your review summary sounds like the next Triple Crown Winner "Kentucky Charmer" What sweet and kind words and so eloquently said. I met the family and was very intrigued at how their vacation centered around the handicapping of Thoroughbreds which is there family fun time and time spent together as a family group. The ages ranged all the way from granddad to his daughter and her husband and the grandson too. I though it was really cool that playing the ponies held every ones interest across the age spectrum. Any group that can come to Lexington for 10 days straight and pick winners over and over must really know horses and the Keeneland Race Track as well. I am glad the cottage and its furnishings met your families needs and I truly look forward to your return next spring. I am thinking of changing the name of this rental from the Stone Cottage to "The Kentucky Charmer" as it truly sounds like a winner... Thanks for Picking "The Kentucky Charmer". Sincerely, Mark Whaley
Pet friendly--needs work
Pet friendly--needs work
Good location and a huge, unfenced yard for the dog to run. The yard was peaceful and had a little creek, resident bunny, occasional mallards, and lots of moles. Laundry facilities and kitchen were fine. The bathroom needs updating and the place needed serious freshening up--lighting was dim; mattresses and linens were old; dressers drawers needed cleaning. I wouldn't call it charming, but it's a decent place to leave your dog and stuff while you're out. Mark, the caretaker, is kind and accommodating.
- Guest Leah (Atlanta, GA)
- Date of stay 04/25/13
- Review Submitted 09/21/13
Recommended for: Pet owners.
home away from home
home away from home
My family and I stayed here while we were attending Breyerfest and it was wonderful, it was like home away from home. We will definitely stay here again if and when we revisit Lexington.
- Guest breyerlover (Nashville, IL/ United States)
- Date of stay 07/18/13
- Review Submitted 07/28/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, pet owners, families with young children, people with disabilities.
Owner response: Thank you Laura for the kind words, we strive to provide our guests with a pleasant experience and do our very best to present a positive impression for our quests who visit Central Kentucky. The Stone Cottage is 13 miles from the Kentucky Horse Park and I know that was important for your family as you had a very busy agenda and limited amount of time. I am delighted to hear that your family felt at home and was pleased with the country atmosphere that the Cottage has to offer. I will look forward to your return to Lexington and thank you so very much for choosing the Stone Cottage. Sincerely, Mark
Everything you could want or need in a home away from home!!!
Everything you could want or need in a home away from home!!!
My schooling brought me to Lexington from Nebraska to complete a clinical rotation in town. I am so pleased to say that when I saw the cottage inside and out the pictures online don't do it justice, it was absolutely amazing! I brought my travel buddy, Tucker (yorkie), with me and there was plenty of room for him to play and chase rabbits in the yard! Mark was absolutely wonderful, any questions I had he answered and offered suggestions to local attractions as I would be staying for some time. I can't thank him enough for his wonderful hospitality, it was very nice to know he was only a phone call away! The location is great, just minutes from shopping, grocery, restaurants, and New Circle Road which made getting around a piece of cake. This was a great place to stay, everything I needed was at the cottage, and it felt like home coming back from work everyday. Thanks again Mark, I really appreciate it, Tucker too! :)
- Guest Steph (Nebraska)
- Date of stay 04/06/12
- Review Submitted 07/06/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, pet owners, families with young children, people with disabilities, girls getaway.
Owner response: It was a pleasure having you all stay at the Cottage. The time you spent with us seemed to go by very quickly. I am glad that the Cottage pleased you and helped to give you a favorable opinion concerning your stay in Central Kentucky. Sincerely, Mark Whaley
HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY!
HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY!
We rented the Stone Cottage from Mark as we were attending the Rolex Three Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park. The accommodations were just as they are described, and Mark was great to work with. The house was large and was equipped with all that a person would need to make the visit comfortable. There were plenty of linens, and kitchen amenities, as well as a good size yard and patio. The home is just minutes from the airport making our very early morning flight bearable. We are just a couple of miles from groceries, restaurants, and entertainment. It was about 15 minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park, making our travels a breeze. We are involved in Pony Club, and the National Pony Club hosts the National Competition in Lexington every three years. I recommend this property to any club member. You can trust Mark to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable.
- Guest Connie, S. (-)
- Date of stay 04/26/12
- Review Submitted 05/31/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway.
A little home away from home.
A little home away from home.
My wife and I went down to Lexington for keeneland races with are small dogs. The stone cottage is a nice little home away from home. We had everything thing we needed while staying. Enjoyed the peace and quiet of the location. Very close to Keeneland. Are small dogs enjoyed the large back yard. The owners were wonderful and answered all questions I had. Will be coming back!
- Guest CEveland (Vanceburg,ky )
- Date of stay 04/24/12
- Review Submitted 04/27/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, pet owners, families with young children.
Owner response: It was a pleasure having you as guests. Being EMT's I know that you and your wife need an occasional break from the stress that goes along with being a first responder and saving lives. We were delighted to provide the Cottage as a Keeneland retreat. Please contact us anytime. You will always be welcome at the Stone Cottage. Mark
Christmas stay in Lexington
Christmas stay in Lexington
We stayed in the cottage while visiting our son in Lexington over Christmas. The house is great. They even provided a Christmas tree for our stay which was great on Christmas morning when we opened presents. It is a great place to stay and very convenient for multiple places in Lexington as it right off New Circle Road.
- Guest Ukwildcats (Memphis)
- Date of stay 12/23/11
- Review Submitted 12/27/11
Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners, families with young children.
Owner response: It was nice to have Byron and his family stay with us over Christmas. His sons house was very close to the cottage and he had booked his dates very early in the season. I wanted Byron's family to have a nice Christmas Holiday so I set the tree up complete with lights as it sets the proper mood for such an occasion. If you should decide to return to KY for a visit please remember the Stone Cottage as we sincerely appreciate your business and look forward to hearing from you anytime. Mark
We stayed at the Stone Cottage over Thanksgiving. We were able to prepared our Thanksgiving meal there and went to the the UK game on Saturday. The yard was peaceful and was a great place for my sons to throw a football, and for our dog to run. The location is very easy to get to and conveniently located to Lexington attractions. The owner is extremely helpful and easy to get in contact with. It was a nice place to stay.
- Guest govols (MI)
- Date of stay 11/23/11
- Review Submitted 12/01/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, pet owners.
Owner response: Thanks Tina, Thanks for the nice review. I know that the location was a mid way point for you and your sons who are attending the University of Tennessee so you may not be back to Lexington any time soon but if you do decide to comme back to central Ky I hope you will consider staying with us again as it was truly our pleaseur having you and your family as guests at the Cottage. Mark
My family and I had a great experience at this pet friendly property. Our two dogs loved the freedom to run. The landlords were especially helpful and responsive.
- Guest Joan (Kansas)
- Date of stay 07/26/11
- Review Submitted 08/01/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, families with young children.
Owner response: It was a pleasure having Joan and her family stay at the cottage. I truly appreciate the kind words and the opportunity to meet Joan and her parents who were also very nice people who traveled to Kentucky to be present for a major horse competition at the Ky Horse Park where Joans daughter was compeating. Mark
Number of Nights 2 BR 1BA 4+ people 2BR 2BA and Den 5+ 3BR 2BA and Den 7+ 3 Nights Midweek @ $110 per/night=$330 $145 per/night=$435 $185 per/night=$555 3 Nights Weekend @ $125 per/night=$375 $150 per/night=$450 $195 per/night=$585 4 Nights Midweek @ $109 per/night=$436 $144 per/night=$576 $184 per/night=$736 4 Nights Weekend @ $124 Per/night=$496 $149 per/night=$596 $190 per/night=$760 5 Nights with discounted rate $575.00 $700.00 $850.00 6 Nights with discounted rate $650.00 $800.00 $945.00 7 Nights with discounted rate $700.00 $900.00 $1,035.00
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Year Purchased: 1990
About the owner: We have owned and enjoyed the property for over twenty years, it is a great place to relax and get away from it all. The natural area where the spring is located attracts various types of wild life. We really enjoy feeding the ducks and when the babies hatch out each spring it is a wonderful feeling to be able to treat the little ducklings to there first crumbs of bread. There is also a larger lake with fountains directly across the street named Saddle Club Lake. At certain times of the year both ducks and geese visit the property and the surrounding lakes ponds and streams, of which there are many in the area. The facility is quite nice and is located in an upscale, peaceful rural neighborhood. We feel confident that you will enjoy The Stone Cottage and Calumet Spring and the quiet natural environment.
Why the Owner Chose Lexington:
The Stone Cottage is located in Lexington and is close to the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland and the Red Mile. You will love the location and the detailed stone work and the rural setting. The property is situated across the street from Saddle Club Lake and the Fountains. This makes for a pleasant view as you drive home. You will also enjoy the wild critters that come to visit the spring that is on the grounds in the back yard. In this hectic world Calumet Spring provides the proper setting to unwind and relax in a private tranquil setting. Gas grill and private patio makes the back yard fun and enjoyable.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Great location is close to all attractions. The trees in the yard are quite large and mature. They provide adequate shade on hot sunny days. The brick patio is a very private area and is equipped with lawn furniture and a out door gas grill. Guests will also appreciate the wildlife, rabbits, squirrels and the song birds that frequent Calumet Spring to drink and bathe. The colorful birds fill the air with pleasant sounds, quite often it is like a winged symphony as there are so many birds singing and chirping during mating season. Every spring there is a new crop of baby ducks hatched out. Wild ducks come and go daily during the warmer months as they seem to like the fresh spring water. At certain times of the year we also have geese and an occasional Blue Heron that comes to visit the spring as well. The Stone Cottage is country living in the city of Lexington. If you like privacy and nature you will enjoy your visit to Calumet Spring and the woods / nature area of this three acre property. Lillie and Mark Whaley
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~ Front View of Stone Cottage ~
Living Room ~ Dining Room Combination. Love Seat & Desk not visible in photo.
~ Second Bedroom ~
~ Main Level Full Bath, Vanity View ~
~ Dining Area ~
~ Den Area on Second Level ~
Pillowtop Sleeper Bed ~ Den Area on Second Level
~Summer View of Back Yard~
Private Brick Patio
~ View From Front Picture Window ~
~ Blue Bedroom ~
~ Full Kitchen ~
~ Private Patio ~
~ Loft Bath ~
~ Loft Bedroom with Twin Beds ~
~ Spring View of Back Yard Area ~
~ Spring Time Front View ~
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