Private Urban Cottage / Entire Home in the Original Highlands (2 Adults)

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Experience this uniquely decorated urban cottage located in the historic Original Highlands neighborhood. Just steps away from the house, start your day with coffee and artful goodies at Wiltshire Pantry Bakery, or walk to numerous neighborhood restaurants, shopping, and entertainment options. On street parking is available with no permit required. Centrally located approximately 10 minutes from the airport and Downtown the house is an easy bike, bus, walk, cab or drive to Cherokee Park, Cave Hill Cemetery, Clifton, the Riverfront, NuLu District, Buthchertown and more......

From the moment you enter the gate, you know you're in a interesting space. Inside you'll find an eclectic mix of art, books, and furnishings in a cozy and comfortable environment. The house - built in 1892 - maintains its charm with original trim, medallions, tall ceilings & doors, and hardwood floors. There is a master bedroom with a large walk-in closet and queen bed. There is a second bedroom that also has a queen bed. Step outside to private, landscaped front and rear courtyards. Enjoy Wifi, Local TV Channels only, and Washer / Dryer. The house is limited to two (2) adults No pets. Contact owner regarding Derby rental details.

You have the house to yourself, so unless something is needed, interaction with the landlord is typically limited to check-in and check-out. All guests must be over eighteen (18) years of age.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    All guests must be eighteen (18) years old ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub



  • Books
  • Television:

    Local TV channels only. No cable television. Most guests request access to internet instead of cable television. ...moreless


  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Internet available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    On street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Flatware, pots, pans, plates...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden


Write a review 4.9
from 36 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oaks & Derby
May 4 - May 9, 2016
2 night min stay

Women's Tennis Association
Aug 22 - Aug 28, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 15.5%


All guests must be age 18 and over.

Rates are subject to change depending on seasonal events in the local area.

Rates are subject to change prior to confirmation of your reservation.

All gates and doors should be locked when entering/leaving the property.

No smoking allowed inside the property.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Louisville International Airport

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Two 40 something owners - one an art director, the other an Human Resource executive - who fell in love with the house because it reminded them of travels in New Orleans.

Why the Owner Chose Louisville:
Great, diverse, historic neighborhood, with access numerous amenities and close proximity to all areas of town.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Wonderful access to nature, historic architecture, downtown, shopping, bars, etc.

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  • Bathroom looking into 2nd Bedroom

    Bathroom looking into 2nd Bedroom

  • View from kitchen through TV / Library Room, Entry Room / and into Main Bedroom

    View from kitchen through TV / Library Room, Entry Room / and into Main Bedroom

  • Ceiling detail Main Bedroom

    Ceiling detail Main Bedroom

VRBO #493177

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, November 30, 2015

Minimum stay: 2 nights
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Private Urban Cottage / Entire home in the Original Highlands (2 adults)

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