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Cottage with a Gorgeous View! Private Fishing Ponds, Numerous Hummingbirds!

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Such a serene and peaceful setting as you arrive.

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Last updated: 07/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

London cottage description

From the moment you arrive, you cannot help but notice the spectacular views that surround this cottage. Located within the confines of the Daniel Boone National Forest, it is secluded, yet not remote, making it a perfect place to relax, recharge, and escape 'back to nature'.
From the 1/2 acre pond just a few steps away to the rolling hills and mature forest beyond, you will feel all of your worries and stress evaporate.
As you sit and relax on the spacious, covered back deck, enjoy the cool summer breeze that blows gently over you as you watch what seems like hundreds of hummingbirds feed close by. Sometimes you can get within a foot of these busy birds! Makes for great photo opportunities! Gaze at the ripples on the pond, or watch for turkey or deer meandering through the nearby fields. Enjoy the three resident horses. The horses love visitors, especially ones who come bearing apples and carrots!
Three private, stocked ponds are on the property. One pond, already mentioned, is directly behind the cottage; it is stocked with blue gill and has a floating dock. Feel free to cool your feet in the water, fish, or just catch some warm rays from the sun. Another small pond (stocked), is just a short walk away from the cottage. The third pond, a 1/2 acre in size, is down a hill, a short distance away. It is surrounded by mature woods all around and is a very scenic place. It is stocked primarily with small mouth bass of all sizes.
Built in the late 1800's, this cottage has retained it's character and charm, yet has been updated with modern amenities for your comfort and convenience. There is WIFI service within the cottage so that you can keep in touch with friends and family.
The seasonal gas log fireplace surrounded by a genuine, fieldstone chimney provides a romantic atmosphere to the bedroom area.
Finished original wood flooring in the kitchen, livingroom, and bedroom adds to the charm of the cottage.
For a detailed description of the many amenities this cottage contains, see the 'Amenities' section.
This rental property is owner maintained and cleaned; it is immaculate!
Feel free to build a fire in the fire pit that is in the backyard. No need to bring firewood as we supply the wood for you. Be mesmerized as you watch the dancing flames. It's a great way to end a perfect day.
This cottage is conveniently located 3 miles off I-75 and a short drive from London. It is perfect for a week long stay, a weekend get away, a romantic escape, or a place to stay instead of a motel room that has character and is easy on the eyes.
For people who are off road enthusiasts, Wildcat Adventures, a new off road park featuring 70 miles of trails, is only three miles away.
Mt. Vernon, home of Renfro Valley Music Center, is a short drive away.
Certain restrictions apply as to whether we allow children under certain ages or pets. Please ask.
Places and Events that may be of interest to you include:
Wildcat Harley Davidson store is located on the north end of London, 10 miles south of the cottage.
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park is 15 miles south, in London.
Camp Wildcat Civil War Battle Historical Site is about 1 1/2 miles from the cottage.
Cumberland Falls State Park, the 'Niagara of the South' is 42 miles away, approx. 50 min. drive. It is a 'must see' to put on your list of things to do!
Original Colonel Sander's Cafe and Museum, Corbin, KY. Located approximately 20 miles south, eat where the Kentucky Fried Chicken began.
A Cheddars restaurant is located in London, Exit 41 off I-75, about 10 miles away.
There are many hiking trails in our area; feel free to roam wherever you wish on our land. (70 acres). There are also more hiking trails on the land bordering ours that you may hike on.
Cruisin' on Main, a popular car show, has begun for the year. It is held in London, 12 miles south of the cottage, the third Saturday of the month, 4:00 PM till 8:00 PM. September 20th will feature the Camaro.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking is allowed inside of the cottage. Outside smoking is allowed. ...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 years old...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets are allowed, they must be well trained. Sorry, no dogs under 1 1/2 years of age allowed. If you bring your dog and plan on leaving it unattended in the cottage for an extended amount of time, you will need to crate the animal while you are away. There is a $10.00 per day fee for each pet, limit of two pets....moreless

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            See bedroom notes below. ...moreless

          • The bedroom area has a queen size bed, 5 drawer dresser, and a wall heater. A 4 foot wide floor to ceiling genuine fieldstone chimney containing a gas log fireplace which faces the bed gives the room a warm, romantic glow. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Tub/shower combination, vanity, nightlight. We supply bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, shower mat for floor, soap, shampoo, hair conditioner and hair dryer. Bathroom also has a wall heater for extra warmth during the colder months of the year. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer Adjacent to Wildcat Civil War battleground, miles of horse riding/hiking trails, farm pond fishing, 12 X 30 foot attached covered deck, outstanding views. 10 miles from World Famous Chicken Festival. Five miles from Rockcastle Rivers' canoeing. Opening in London, KY, just off the interstate: Cheddar's Restaurant just opened on Sept. 23, 2013! Only a 15 min. drive away!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Non fiction, fiction, and current issues of various magazines. ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dishnet with the basic package, plus local Lexington, KY channels. ...moreless

              • Radio

              Theme

              • Budget
              • Romantic
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Live Theater

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Waterfront:

                There is a 1/2 acre pond in the backyard of the cottage that is stocked with bluegills and has a floating dock for your enjoyment....moreless

              • Rural:

                Totally private in the back; front is semi private, only one house in view....moreless

              • Mountain

              sports and adventure activities

              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Hunting
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    Kitchen table with seating for four. ...moreless

                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Kitchen: hand/drying towels, dishtowels, pot holders. Bath: Bath towels, hand towels, floor mat, face towels. ...moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Window unit that cools the whole cottage very nicely....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        WIFI - 4GLTE...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WIFI throughout the cottage....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Lazy Boy recliner, a futon couch that converts into full size bed, 32' flat screen television set. ...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Gas wall heater in bedroom, which abundantly heats bedroom, livingroom, and kitchen. Gas log fireplace also provides heat. Bathroom also has a propane wall heater....moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Gas log fireplace located in the bedroom area. Totally surrounded by a floor to ceiling fieldstone chimney....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Cottage has parking next to the front door for easy loading and unloading of your vehicle....moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Bedsheets, blankets, extra linens....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Ample parking ...moreless

                      • Gas Heating
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Firewood
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Sofa Bed

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Plates, bowls, coffee cups, drinking glasses, mixing bowls, serving bowls, baking sheets, cutting board, knives, plenty of silverware, wide assortment of pots and pans...moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Full size electric oven....moreless

                      • Toaster:

                        2 slice toaster....moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Salt and pepper, some spices, paper towels.....moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Full size kitchen, larger than you would expect to see in a cottage. ...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Full size electric stove with four burners and a standard sized oven....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        measuring cups, crock pot, pie pans, toaster, elec. mixer, spatulas, large spoons, measuring spoons, strainer, cheese grater plus more than listed here....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        10 cup drip coffee maker. We supply the filters....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Full size with freezer compartment on top....moreless

                      • Freezer:

                        See refrigerator notes....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Stove
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Charcoal grill...moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        Cement front porch with wooden rocking chair....moreless

                      • Yard
                      • Outdoor Furniture
                      • Porch Furniture
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Patio
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Huge, oversized lawn on west side, ample sized backyard, and large front yard. Backyard has a fire pit for campfires. Very private....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Canoe available for your use: use at your own risk, you will need to supply your own life vests....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Very large covered back deck that overlooks a 1/2 acre pond, rustic barn plus a great view of fields and woods in the distance. Deck has chairs and glass dining table for four....moreless

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Peak
                      May 23 - Nov 30, 2014
                      1 night min stay
                      $90 $100
                      Fri, Sat
                      $630 $1,035

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay
                      $85 $95
                      Fri, Sat
                      $595 $1,035

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $30 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $10 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Notes:

                      Labor Day weekend and Thanksgiving weekend requires a minimum 3 night stay.

                      You will be asked to sign a waiver upon arrival.

                      Pets are allowed, however, they must be secured in a crate at all times when left alone in the cottage unsupervised. All pets must be housebroken and have no bad habits. There is a pet fee of $10.00 per day per pet. Limit of two pets.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Location

                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Lexington, KY
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 75 exit 49
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Laurel Lake, Cumberland Lake
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Shilohs Roadhouse
                      150 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Beach Mountain
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      London Golf Course
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Gondolier, Cracker Barrel, Cheddars

                      Car: Necessary

                      10 Miles North of London, Ky. 3 Miles Off I-75 Exit 49

                      Wildcat Adventures, off road park, 3 miles

                      30 minutes from Historic Boone Tavern in Berea, Kentucky.

                      15 minutes from Renfro Valley live musical & comedy performances in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky

                      1 mile from Wildcat Mountain Civil War Monument

                      40 miles to Cumberland Falls State Park, Niagra of the south!

                      Other activities and attractions:

                      Colonel Harland Sanders Original Resturant & Museum: 15 miles

                      Daniel Boone Motocross Park

                      Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park: 13 miles

                      London Dragway

                      Rockcastle River Trading Co.: 6 miles

                      Wildcat Harley-Davidson: 10 miles

                      Annual Nearby Events:

                      Christmas on Main, London, KY Usually 1st weekend in Dec.

                      World Famous Chicken Festival, London, KY: Last full weekend in Sept.

                      Wildcat Mt. Civil War Battle: 3rd weekend in October

                      Redbud Bike Ride, London: April

                      Cruisin on Main, London (classic car show) 3rd weekend April through September

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: My husband Pete and I are orginally from Northern Illinois. We moved down to Kentucky in 2001, and absolutely love it here. Pete had lived in Kentucky in the past when he attended MSU and fell in love at that time with the beautiful countryside. We currently have a small farm and raise chickens and have three pleasure horses for our personal use.

                      Why the Owner Chose London:
                      We love horses and living in the country, and when we first set eyes on this piece of property, it was love at first sight! We really do feel like we have a small piece of heaven right here. The rolling hillsides, the deep woods, and the beautiful sunrises and sunsets just confirm the fact that we made the right choice by moving to Kentucky.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      We are very near to the Daniel Boone National Forest which gives us great wooded views all around. There are numerous trails everywhere, great for both horseback riding and hiking, which we both love to participate in. We chose this property over all others because of it's beauty, tranquility, and seclusion. We desire that you would feel 'at home' while you are here, and we are dedicated to give you the best service possible. It is our goal that every guest who visits comes away feeling refreshed and re-newed, and our hope is that you would desire to visit us again in the future.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Such a serene and peaceful setting as you arrive.

                        Such a serene and peaceful setting as you arrive.

                      • Driveway leading to the cottage.

                        Driveway leading to the cottage.

                      • View of the backyard pond from the deck.

                        View of the backyard pond from the deck.

                      • Floating dock to cool your feet.

                        Floating dock to cool your feet.

                      • Front view of the cottage and it's large yard.

                        Front view of the cottage and it's large yard.

                      • You can get within a foot of these hummingbirds! Great photo opportunities!

                        You can get within a foot of these hummingbirds! Great photo opportunities!

                      • 'Antler Shed' adds a rustic touch to the property.

                        'Antler Shed' adds a rustic touch to the property.

                      • Another view of the kitchen.

                        Another view of the kitchen.

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Living room area.

                        Living room area.

                      • Cooking Smores over a nighttime campfire. We even supply the wood for you!

                        Cooking Smores over a nighttime campfire. We even supply the wood for you!

                      • Our nearby private pond on a beautiful fall afternoon.

                        Our nearby private pond on a beautiful fall afternoon.

                      • View to your right as you drive in the driveway.

                        View to your right as you drive in the driveway.

                      • The cottage is surrounded by mature oak trees.

                        The cottage is surrounded by mature oak trees.

                      • Closer view of the pond in the backyard.

                        Closer view of the pond in the backyard.

                      • Sunrise over the pond.

                        Sunrise over the pond.

                      • Attached deck in the back has plenty of comfortable seating.

                        Attached deck in the back has plenty of comfortable seating.

                      • View from back deck facing east.

                        View from back deck facing east.

                      • Large kitchen equipped with plenty of cooking utensils and other neat stuff.

                        Large kitchen equipped with plenty of cooking utensils and other neat stuff.

                      • Comfortable queen size bed in bedroom area.

                        Comfortable queen size bed in bedroom area.

                      • Watch TV or read a good book on this Lazy Boy recliner.

                        Watch TV or read a good book on this Lazy Boy recliner.

                      • The resident horses looking for a hand out.

                        The resident horses looking for a hand out.

                      • Take a day and visit Cumberland Falls.

                        Take a day and visit Cumberland Falls.

                      $85 - $100 per night (USD)
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                      0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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