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Kentucky River Cottages ~ Featured on the Live Well Network's Sweet Retreats!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-13)

** Featured on the Live Well Network's Sweet Retreats!!** Our three suite cottage is nestled right across the The Palisades, where your view is spectacular year round.

Kentucky River Cottages is located within a few miles of Boone's Trace (an 18 Hole Championship Golf Course), Jean Farris Winery and Bistro (a family owned vineyard winery), Boone Creek Canopy tour (zipline tours) Boonesborough State Park, and the Kentucky Horse Park.

We have direct river access and canoe and kayak rentals are available within five miles for a wonderful river adventure.

There are three separate suites, each with their own bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen areas. Check our website for availability.

As one guest describes it, 'nothing can compare to the excellent accommodations and peaceful surroundings we truly enjoyed in this cottage by the wake up to an October Fall Morning with the leaves falling and gentle breezes will stay in our memories and the many picture we took for many years to come...thank-you for making our stay truly remarkable.'

Keywords: Cottage, Rustic, peaceful, river, family

More Details

Brenda Oldfield
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Brenda Oldfield

My husband and I love to fish and boat on the Kentucky River as well as enjoy the many country side beauties of our scenic state. Entertaining our family and friends with southern style hospitality is very important to us. We also love people and want to provide a place for others to experience the beauty of the outdoors and nature.

Brenda Oldfield purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Brenda Oldfield chose Lexington

We purchased this three acre piece of property to have easy access to the river for boating and fishing. Though the house needed to be completely remodeled and the surrounding area cleaned, the view was overwhelmingly beautiful and made all the hard work worth it. The property is located 10 minutes from Lexington and 1 mile from Exit 99 of I-75 off of Ky 2328, so it is easy for visitors to locate when traveling in the scenic Bluegrass.

What makes this cottage unique

We love to stay at this property as the accommodations are private facing the Kentucky River with a spring-fed waterfall and stairs leading the the river's edge for easy access to fishing and boating. It is very relaxing for us to unwind in the gazebo hot-tub which looks out over the river or just sit on the deck and enjoy all of natures wonderful sounds.


Lexington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • The extra bathroom #4 is in the Laundry room. Guests have access to the laundry room and the bathroom there also.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Other (See Description) - 5 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (3) 2nd and 3rd floor suites, Twin or Single Beds (2) 1st floor suite, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1st floor suite has a queen size sofa/sleeper and there are 5 twin mattresses available that can be placed in the suite for additional guests.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Ask about parking for your RV. Canoeing, kayaking and fishing available on the Kentucky River.


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Kentucky River Cottages ~ Featured on the Live Well Network's Sweet Retreats!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 34 reviews

It's all in the details

  • 5 of 5

From the beautiful ferns and coleus to the horseshoe pits, every feasible detail was impeccable. We will definitely be back multiple times. So peaceful, pleasant, and homey.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you visit! Thank you for the review.
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Very nice place

  • 4 of 5

All of us enjoyed the accommodations. There was an issue which was quickly repaired and resolved.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Hope you can visit again!
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Corvallis, OR

Comfy, quirky house right on the Kentucky River

  • 5 of 5

I rented this entire house for a weekend with several old friends and it worked out perfectly. The house is broken up into three separate apartments, which gave us each some private space, but also has good space for gathering in the middle apartment and on the expansive porch and huge yard. The view of the Kentucky River was a real plus, and we enjoyed playing horseshoes and cornhole. The neighborhood was very quiet (except maybe for us). Internet worked great. We didn't try the hot tub or the TV. We had a great time at the Proud Mary BBQ restaurant right up the road. Also, the property owner was very responsive to questions and requests.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Visit us again!
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Shiloh, IL

Amazing Place to Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Home was completely ready for our arrival. Had a great time enjoying the view of the cliffs and river. Everything went great and Ellen was awesome to work with. Thank you for making our family vacation even more amazing!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Hope you can visit again!
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Quaint river setting, close to many activities

  • 4 of 5

Besides the quaint cottage being a perfect fit for our extended-family visit (5 adults, 5 kids), Ralph & Brenda treated us to a boat ride on the river, fishing and stories of the area. Tranquil view of the river and palisades for the grown ups. Big yard to run and hot tub for the kids. We found plenty of family-friendly activities in a 2 to 60 minute radius -- Kentucky Horse Park, Boonesbough State Park and Shaker Village. Dinner at Proud Mary's is a must. So much more to see in the area. Hope to be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope you visit us again! Thank you!
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

We had 10 guys stay and everybody absolutely loved it. The property is very easy to get to from the interstate and there is so much room on the property for activities. I would highly recommend this place to anybody looking for somewhere in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Bluegrass Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Riptide Resturant, Bar & Marina
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Boone's Trace championship golf course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Proud Mary's Resturant, Bar & Marina
Car: recommended

Located between Lexington and Richmond Kentucky just one mile off I-75 ext 99.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%

Contact Kentucky River Cottages for an exact quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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