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5bed/4bath Historic Home Less Than 2 Mi. to Kentucky Derby

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

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Old Louisville is one of the nation's premier Historic Preservation Districts. This 3800 square foot late Victorian brick home is perfectly situated within it: Less than 2 miles from Churchill Downs, 1 mile from fabulous live theater, performing arts center and entertainment district, 2 miles to the convention center and 5 miles from the airport. The Old Louisville neighborhood is noted for it's graceful mansions, vibrant October Art Fair and central location.
The home's exterior remains historically accurate, but the inside has been updated . All five bedrooms have 32" flat screen televisions and there is house wide wifi. There three queen and two double bedrooms. All beds are made with 400 thread count all cotton sheets, stylish spreads or duvets and four pillows per bed. Bathrooms are fully stocked with quality cotton towels and liquid hand soap.

The common areas include a gracious entry hall, comfortable living room and a fully equipped kitchen. Pots, pans, dishes, cutlery and glassware are all supplied.

Home rental includes two historic zone parking passes which enable parking directly curbside.


This home is perfect for visitors to the Kentucky Derby as Churchill Downs is less than 2 miles distant (shuttle to track is nearby as well). It is also a great spot for participants and trainers for the Ford Iron Man race which starts/ends at 4th Street Live and Waterfront Park. In addition, those coming to Louisville for Convention Center Events or Yum Center events will find this house closely situated to both! The St. James Art Fair draws 600,000 visitors to this neighborhood each October to view art from over 700 exhibitors. Enter less than a 1/2 block from this home.
In July, 'The Kentucky Shakespeare Festival' takes place in Central Park, about 2 blocks from the home. Enjoy free performances, a cash bar, snacks and musical entertainment before and after the shows. This year play is 'Much Ado About Nothing'. Also new this year is 'Movie Monday' in the park with free screenings in July and the first week of August.

New! An organin market 'The Root Cellar' has opened just two blocks from the home-- get the best in fresh produce and farm raised meats.

Keywords: Kentucky Derby, Historic,
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Manager

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 9
  • Children Welcome:

    House is NOT, in any way, "childproof". Although well maintained, it may not meet modern code with regard to railings, landings, etc....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air in all room except kitchen. Third floor has an additional window unit to supplement on the hottest summer days....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Kentucky Derby
May 4 - May 7, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,895

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Iron Man
Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2017
4 night min stay
$599
$2,795

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$395 $475
Fri, Sat
$2,195 $5,475

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 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:

  • Exit Cleaning (6 guests) $95 + tax
  • Tax Rate 16.07%

Notes:

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Manager's cancellation policy:

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Location

4.4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Louisville International (SDF)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
610 Magnolia, very fine dining,casual spots closer

Home is located less than two blocks from Central Park, a lovely urban park with multiple play areas, fountain and a live summer shakespeare festival. Many casual restaurants, coffee shop and other spots within a short walk.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1998

About: I name is Deirdre Seim and I manage six lovely properties in Louisville, all located in the city's two Historic Preservation Districts. Each home is beautifully furnished, with luxury bedding and easy access to Louisville's best restaurants and tourist attractions.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

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Photos

  • 2nd floor hall and stair to 3rd floor

    2nd floor hall and stair to 3rd floor

  • Queen Bedroom 1

    Queen Bedroom 1

  • Queen Bedroom 3

    Queen Bedroom 3

  • 3rd floor bedroom, close view

    3rd floor bedroom, close view

  • Second floor bathroom 2

    Second floor bathroom 2

  • 3rd floor split bathroom

    3rd floor split bathroom

  • Back Patio

    Back Patio

  • Churchill Downs-- Spring Meet

    Churchill Downs-- Spring Meet

  • Front Entry Hall

    Front Entry Hall

  • First floor living room

    First floor living room

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • Queen bedroom, pocket doors close for privacy.

    Queen bedroom, pocket doors close for privacy.

  • 3rd floor bedroom and study

    3rd floor bedroom and study

  • Queen Bedroom 2

    Queen Bedroom 2

  • Second floor bathroom 1

    Second floor bathroom 1

  • 3rd floor split bathroom

    3rd floor split bathroom

  • Arbor Walkway in Central Park, 1.5 blocks from the house

    Arbor Walkway in Central Park, 1.5 blocks from the house

VRBO #347391

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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