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Victorian Charm Meets Ultra-Hip in the City's Best Location

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Highly sought after location; close to the action. Or just relax on the porch!

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Last updated: 08/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Louisville house description

Highly desirable location on Willow Avenue and a short walk to Bardstown Rd (aka restaurant row). Also close to the well-known Cherokee Park which provides miles of walking trails and outdoor activities. Stunning home with 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, sleeps up to 12. Gourmet Chef's Kitchen, top of the line amenities, gas grill and large outdoor entertaining area. Refrigerator/Bar can also be stocked for a fee.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Booking Possible
          • Lunch - Booking Possible
          • Dinner - Booking Possible

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Car Available
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            State of the art; stainless steel appliances including a double convection oven, two refrigerator/freezers, double-drawer dishwasher, four-burner gas cooktop with side grill, large farmer's sink....moreless

          • Dining:

            Plus, five-seat bar area within the great room/dining room/kitchen area....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Top-of-the-line Jura coffee station for espressos and good 'ol coffee....moreless

          • Stove:

            Lots of BTUs from four gas burners plus a side grill or griddle panel....moreless

          Amenities

          • Fireplace:

            Yes, a big wood burning (with gas starter to make it really easy) all enjoyable from the kitchen / reading area / dining room. Plus, gel-fireplaces for extra charm in living room and guest room/den....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            Enjoy your favorite shows on large screen Samsung HD SmartTVs....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Music Library
          • Games

          Communications

              • Internet:

                Multiple zones of Apple Airport Extreme base stations and the fastest internet available....moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Sauna:

                    A Dry Sauna and a separate Steam Shower...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    A backyard oasis with heavily fined pergola, large deck, fire pit, new sectional and lots of cool....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Golf

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Village:

                        In one of the most fashionable, and fun, areas of town - a preserved Victorian area with huge trees, lots of front porch gatherings and blocks from the city's best park, shops, restaurants & nightlife...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Churches
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Hospital
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Cycling
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Golf
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Antiquing
                      • Festivals
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Water Parks
                      • Zoo
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Photography
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Sledding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                       

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                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $550 $650
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,100 $11,500

                      Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 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 $95
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 08/10/2014
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                      Location

                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Louisville International Airport (SDF)
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Every kind of bar you could want - within a walk
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Cherokee Park Golf Course
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Dozens of some of the city's best - within a walk

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Escape from it all in this beautifully restored (with lots of modern twists) Victorian home in the trees; hike, walk and play in a huge park or walk to the city's best restaurants, nightlife, shops and culture ... all from this perfect spot. You're minutes from downtown, the Ohio River, Churchill Downs and the world's most famous horse race! Plus, be sure to plan to schedule a Distillery Tour ... you can sample bourbon at restaurants within blocks and plan day-trip visits to some of the most famous distilleries such as Maker's Mark, Woodford Reserve and more. The list is too long to mention here, but don't forget to add the Louisville Slugger bat factory, Muhammad Ali Center, Museum Row, Belle of Louisville Steamboat cruise ... just ask us for suggestions or help planning the perfect visit.

                       

                      Owner info

                      About the owner: Hi there! I'm a house/all-things-design lover with an occasional bout of electronics/amazon addictive behavior. Love making sure I've played with the lasted home audio, automation, lighting, A/V ... basically anything that can be controlled via my iPhone, iPad or Mac. I'm a serial-entrepreneur and heavy traveler, so love having others enjoy the place while I'm gone. Also trying to figure out if it makes sense to rent the carriage house in one-year leases or on a more casual basis for short stints. Hope to get to meet soon. By the way, I have an awesome 'team' of folks here in Louisville who are the really smart ones ... so, regardless of my travels or general disorientation, they always make sure the house is clean and guest-ready, yard is looking great; towels are fluffed, coffee's ready for the morning, and guests are always happy.

                      Why the Owner Chose Louisville:
                      Ahhhh, where to begin ... this spot really has it all. Including beautiful, mature tree-lined streets and alleys, the city's best park and trail system and a couple blocks' walk to the best restaurants, shops, nightclubs and culture the city has to offer.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      My favorites: top-of the-line appliances and an amazing space for entertaining; an authentic Finnish Dry Sauna; a hot and relaxing steam shower; perfect condition Steinway Grand Piano; gorgeous views from every window; expansive back deck with grill, sectional and fire pit; or a set of rockers and swing on the front porch; all the high-tech you could ask for, including Sonos music system, Nest thermostat and climate control, multiple Apple-TV-enabled HD Smart TV; cool art; lots of space, one roaring wood-burning fireplace, two more traditional Victorian versions; and, most importantly, always a welcome basket complete with Kentucky Bourbon samples!


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                      • Highly sought after location; close to the action. Or just relax on the porch!

                        Highly sought after location; close to the action. Or just relax on the porch!

                      • Grand Steinway Piano in the 'Music Room Lounge.'

                        Grand Steinway Piano in the 'Music Room Lounge.'

                      • Bright, open kitchen with heated floors and stainless steel appliances.

                        Bright, open kitchen with heated floors and stainless steel appliances.

                      • Lots of awesome lighting, throughout the house.

                        Lots of awesome lighting, throughout the house.

                      • Newly remodeled Master King Suite with walk-in closet and sitting area.

                        Newly remodeled Master King Suite with walk-in closet and sitting area.

                      • Extra large Master Suite Bathroom w/custom rainfall shower & built-in steam.

                        Extra large Master Suite Bathroom w/custom rainfall shower & built-in steam.

                      • Bedroom #4: super-cozy with another big Samsung HDTV.

                        Bedroom #4: super-cozy with another big Samsung HDTV.

                      • Lower level: super comfy FutonSofa. Sleeps 1+.

                        Lower level: super comfy FutonSofa. Sleeps 1+.

                      • Lots of unique art throughout, including everyone's favorite, 'Disco Buddha.'

                        Lots of unique art throughout, including everyone's favorite, 'Disco Buddha.'

                      • Walk to One of the Best Park Systems in the Country.

                        Walk to One of the Best Park Systems in the Country.

                      • Only 12 minutes to Churchill Downs and The Kentucky Derby.

                        Only 12 minutes to Churchill Downs and The Kentucky Derby.

                      • Only 10 minutes to Downtown Louisville.

                        Only 10 minutes to Downtown Louisville.

                      • Large, charming living room with Samsung HD SmartTV and 100+ year old fireplace.

                        Large, charming living room with Samsung HD SmartTV and 100+ year old fireplace.

                      • Top of the line kitchen with high end appliances.

                        Top of the line kitchen with high end appliances.

                      • Step from kitchen to dining room, to the awesome deck beyond.

                        Step from kitchen to dining room, to the awesome deck beyond.

                      • Step out onto the large deck. Features a large sectional and a fire pit.

                        Step out onto the large deck. Features a large sectional and a fire pit.

                      • Master King Suite: features lots of light and tons of windows (dog not included)

                        Master King Suite: features lots of light and tons of windows (dog not included)

                      • Bedroom #3

                        Bedroom #3

                      • Lower level includes Finnish Sauna, full bath, and comfy Futon Sofa.

                        Lower level includes Finnish Sauna, full bath, and comfy Futon Sofa.

                      • One of two huge bay windows -- the perfect reading nook.

                        One of two huge bay windows -- the perfect reading nook.

                      • Walk to 'Restaurant Row' and tons of local shops, coffee shops & nightclubs.

                        Walk to 'Restaurant Row' and tons of local shops, coffee shops & nightclubs.

                      • The perfect escape ... to Victorian porch perfection

                        The perfect escape ... to Victorian porch perfection

                      • Walk to 'Restaurant Row' and tons of local shops, coffee shops & nightclubs.

                        Walk to 'Restaurant Row' and tons of local shops, coffee shops & nightclubs.

                      VRBO #584957

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                      This listing was first published here in 2014.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, August 10, 2014

                      $550 - $650 per night (USD)
                      4

                      5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 08/10/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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