Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon

Stone Cottage @ Calumet Spring 6 Sleeping Rooms and 3 Baths Possible

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Town and Country Home, Rural Quiet Setting.

This lovely Kentucky field stone cottage is crafted from Kentucky limestone and is situated on 3+ acres of rolling Bluegrass. Calumet Spring is located on the grounds and feeds into a small duck pond that is located behind the cottage in a nature area. The quiet setting, beautiful hardwood floors, country kitchen, digital TV and abundance of privacy make this secluded property a unique travel and vacation experience.

The native rock dwelling is located off Versailles Road close to Calumet Farm and is less than 5 minutes from Keeneland and the Airport and about 15 minutes to The Kentucky Horse Park and about 10 minutes from downtown Lexington. This rare, rural setting nestled within the city of Lexington provides our quests with privacy, comfort and security. Additional parking available. The facility has been recently updated and is adaptable to accommodate both small and large groups of travelers.

The Stone Cottage provides flexible accommodations to suit your groups travel budget and personal needs. Please Note: Per VRBO policy we do not rent to more than 1 VRBO group during a given time period.

For over 25 years the Stone Cottage has provided medical, industrial, corporate and equestrian professionals the type of accommodations that fits there personal needs. We have many guests who return year after year to the Bluegrass region. The Stone Cottage is well suited to serve as your home away from home for both long and short term stays.

Rental based on availability.

Standard price quoted in the rate details is for 2 Bedrooms One Bath, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Laundry Area additional sleeping quarters available, sleeps six to nine. Please check the Rates Section for basic quote. We will do our very best to accommodate your specific needs.

Availability based on first come first serve basis. Short Term, Weekly and Monthly Terms available. Please contact us for your long term accommodation needs.

Two Bedrooms main level, One Bath with Full Kitchen, Dining Room and full Laundry Facilities, with additional sleeping quarters possible, sleeps 6 plus . Please contact us per number of quests and duration of stay.

The main level has all hardwood floors. The rooms are nicely furnished along with linens in typical Kentucky tradition. The property has a large back yard. Full Size Washer and Dryer furnished for our guests convenience. The Stone Cottage is adaptable and flexible to accommodate your vacation or business travel needs.

The Stone Cottage is Kid Friendly. Children are said to really enjoy their stay at the Cottage and there is plenty of outdoor recreational area.

The Stone Cottage is a Pet Friendly Dwelling. If you or someone in your group has allergies, asthma or similar issues please do not consider staying at or book the Stone Cottage as this is a Country Home and we are Pet Friendly and do allow pets with prior owner approval and applicable pet cleaning. If you do not ever allow pets into your home you should exclude Pet Friendly Homes from your vacation rental search.

Feel free to contact us with any question that you may have.

The main floor bedrooms sleep 2 persons per bed additional beds available. The Full Kitchen includes all major appliances; Refrigerator, Stove, Dishwasher and includes microwave, coffee maker and toaster. The Kitchen furnishings also include Cooking Utensils, Dishes, Plates, Cups, Glasses, Flatware, Serving Spoons, Pots, Pans, etc.

The Cottage is adaptable to serve your needs as a country home and or business 'base camp'. Enjoy the advantages and benefits of country living in the heart of Lexington. The relaxed atmosphere provides a quiet retreat for travelers looking for a true taste of the Bluegrass. The charismatic setting provides a visually stimulating and tranquil environment.

The Stone Cottage is located inside Circle 4 on a private three acre tract of land. The property has fast and easy access to New Circle Road, The Kentucky Horse Park, Fasig Tipton, The Kentucky Horse Center, Rupp Arena, Lexmark, Toyota and The Lexington Convention Center. This provides an advantage to both business professionals and vacation travelers. The actual distance to Keeneland Race Course and Keeneland Sales Pavilion is just a couple of miles. In fact, all of Lexington, including Georgetown, Versailles, Paris, Louisville and Cincinnati are easily accessible because of the convenient location and ease of access to all major roads and interstates.

Day trips include: Horse Sales, Horse Racing, Horseback Riding, The Kentucky Horse Park, The Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and local wineries or just enjoy a leisurely drive through the countryside and view our beautiful Horse Farms and the widely acclaimed Bluegrass Region.

You will find the cottages accommodations to be quite charming, the Living Room has ample seating and digital TV. The Dining Area is just off the Living Area and offers a separate dining and / or work space. The Dining Room is spacious and provides a comfortable place for meetings or planning and also offers a place for our guests to come together for meals. The amenities are for your convenience. The fully functional Country Kitchen is furnished with all the standard appliances. Full Sized Washer and Dryer in the basement.

There is a full bath located on the main level. There are ceiling fans in many of the rooms and closets in all Bedrooms. This charming dwelling makes for a perfect vacation getaway. Monthly and longer term rates are available. . Rates may change during special events. Minimum stay and $400.00 to $1,000.00 reservation / damage deposit is required. Security deposit completely refundable provided no damage.

Note: Until reservations are confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. $85.00 to $200.00 cleaning fee required at end of stay depending on the number of people and rooms rented . Advanced payment by check preferred. Credit Cards accepted. Pets considered. Please call or email us with any question that you may have.

Keywords: Town Home Country Cottage, Privacy, Three Acre Estate, located inside Circle 4 off Versailles Road, Close to Keeneland, Downtown Lexington and Bluegrass Airport. Pet Friendly, Reasonable and Affordable Rates, Flexible Accommodations that are adaptable to meet the specific needs of our quests. Secluded Country Home with a lovely view. Mini farm in Central Location, minutes from I-75 and I-64, The Jockey Club, Rupp Arena, Horse Park, Saddle Club, Historic Thoroughbred Area. Luxurious, Charming, Spacious and Private, Country Atmosphere, 10 miles from Kentucky Horse Park, Executive Quarters, Luxury Accommodations, Derby, Rolex, Polo, Horse Racing, Equestrian, University of Kentucky, Rental House, Rental Home, House, Guest House, Guest Home, Bungalo. Near major Hospitals, Georgetown, Midway, Versailles, Frankfort, Nicholasville, Danville, Harrodsburg, Winchester and Paris Kentucky. U of K Basketball & Sport Visitors. Please contact us for short term visit to the Lexington Area.

More Details


Lexington Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • 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 ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 ~ Main Level Bath (4BR) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Right Side, Main Level
    Bathroom 2 ~ Loft Bath (4BR) - toilet , shower , Right Side, Loft Bath
    Bathroom 3 ~ Main Level Bath (2BR) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Left Side, Main Level
  • One, two or three baths available depending on rental arrangement.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1, Large Group Accommodations - 1 queen , 4 Sleeping Rooms, 2 Baths
    Bedroom 2, Large Group Accommodations - 1 queen , 4 Sleeping Rooms, 2 bath
    Bedroom 3, Larger Group Accommodations - 2 twin/ single , 4 Sleeping Rooms, 2 Baths
    Bedroom 4, Larger Group Accommodations - 1 double , Den / Bedroom ~ 4 Sleeping Rooms, 2 Baths
    Bedroom 5, Large Group Accommodations - 1 twin/ single , Sleeping Quarters in Basement, 4 Sleeping Rooms, 2 Baths
    Bedroom 1, Smaller Party Accommodations - 1 queen , 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Option
    Bedroom 2, Smaller Party Accommodations - 1 double , 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Option
    Bedroom 3, Smaller Party Accommodations - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Sleeping Quarters in Basement, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Option
  • Can accommodate from one bedroom to six sleeping rooms. Ten Beds total. Four beds available for small groups and 6 beds and additional baths available for larger groups.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • racquetball
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Lovely Stone Structure with Beautiful Hardwood Floors. Discounts and additional accommodations available. Can accommodate large or small groups Please inquire about your specific needs. Can rent Two, Three, Four, Five or six Sleeping rooms, Three Bathrooms available. We will respond promptly concerning our ability to accommodate your needs. The Stone Cottage has a total of 2,500 square feet of living space not counting the two basements and is adaptable to meet your specific needs. Additional square footage ans sleeping quarters in the basements which have block walls exercise equipment and laundry area. Basic accommodations available for 1 to 10 quests and possibly 12 to 15 quests if the entire cottage is rented. All rooms expertly furnished. Some exercise equipment available.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

84% Complete
5% Complete
0% Complete
10% Complete
0% Complete
Stone Cottage @ Calumet Spring 6 Sleeping Rooms and 3 Baths Possible
average rating of 4.631579 based on 20 reviews

Family Trip

  • 2 of 5

My family and I stayed at the home during Holidays. It was a last minute booking, due to the other home we were set to rent not being as expected. This home overall was ok, needs to be cleaned needs dusting many webs. We also experienced ants in the restroom of the home. The furniture in the home is really old and needs to be updated, beds were being held up by different things underneath. Were the cleaning clothes are located there are plastic bags stuffed in the wall (seem to be covering up holds)? One of the beds upstairs kept falling down, also washed to cover on the beds before sleeping on them due to seeing some kind of hair on them? If the owner get some good cleaning and update furniture then it would be a great home to stay at.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Wonderful place for groups to stay

  • 5 of 5

During the winter, our Middle School and High School horse show teams were competing regionally for a spot at the National Final Horse show being held at KY Horse Park in Lexington in April. Not knowing how many people we would ultimately be bringing, we were looking for a place that could accommodate a large group of people. We found Stone Cottage! Mark was fantastic about working with us given that we were not certain until a month before the national show how many people we would ultimately be bringing. He helped us out with every question and made this whole process so easy. Ultimately the kids had a great time playing in the backyard during down time and enjoyed sleeping upstairs in the finished attic (a novelty to Arizona kids). The parents relished the quiet neighborhood and charm oozing from every corner of the Stone Cottage. I don't think the location could have been more perfect for getting to KY Horse Park. The drive was easy and picturesque. We drove around the country-side looking at the area horse farms, ate some delicious regional fare and overall had a wonderful time. Only problem was we could not stay longer. I would and do recommend the Stone Cottage to any who come to Lexington!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Falmouth MA

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

I had rented this home with 4 other women . Two of the women in the group were old friend that lived in Lexington 35 years ago. Four of us had never met. I was a bit concerned about staying in a house instead of a hotel, especially not knowing the area and not knowing some of the guest. The Stone Cottage could not have been more perfect. if was very convenient to every thing. The cottage was a short cab ride from the airport, we were able to walk to get coffee in the morning and had no problem getting an Uber at any time.

The cottage was very clean, spacious and comfortable. The back yard with grill and fire pit was a huge bonus,

Mark the owner was in constant communication with us to make sure we had arrived and everything was in order.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, for the kind words Mary, I am please that the accommodations fit your needs. The two levels at the Stone Cottage provides ample square footage and the privacy many of our guests are seeking. Always a pleasure to speak with you... Please contact us should you ever decide to return to the Bluegrass. Mark
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Worked Great for a day with family at Keenland and family wedding the following day

  • 5 of 5

My wife's had a family wedding set for the Saturday with our three children and their spouses/ children also invited. So the wife and I wanted to treat our family to a day at Keenland before the wedding and also pick up the tab for the three night stay. Stone Cottage really fit the bill. Five minutes max from Keenland and only 15 minutes from the wedding festivities the next day on north side of Lexington. A lot more time together than staying in a motel, not to mention the cost saving. We rented the entire house and had eight adults with more than enough room. Owner (Mark) was great to work with. Absolutely no issues with payments etc. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Stone Cottage is perfect for a Lexington Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our daughter was married in Nicholasville and we needed a suitable spot for family. Stone Cottage was the perfect retreat. We rented both sides for our party of 12 and had ample room and comfort. Staying here allowed us to spend a lot of quality time together during an important event that we couldn't have had in a hotel. We would have needed 5 or 6 hotel rooms, so it was a bargain as well. We really enjoyed using the grill for a cookout and the fire pit for S'mores. It was a perfect venue and we would recommend it to families or friends who want to stay together during any event.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tim, Thanks for the nice review. We strive to make the Stone Cottage feel like home and we appreciate you taking the time to share your families experience during there stay at the Cottage. Thank you for choosing the Stone Cottage and congratulations on your daughters marriage. Sincerely, Mark Whaley
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Cozy and Easy

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 stayed at this cozy place. Clean and quiet. We were at race every day, easiest place for Keenland and Lexington. Will return. Owner Mark was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Mark Whaley
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Please include your contact phone number.
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 4, 2017

About Mark Whaley

I have owned and enjoyed this property for over twenty five years, it is a great place to relax and get away from it all. The natural area where the spring is located attracts various types of wild life. I really enjoy feeding the ducks and when the babies hatch out in the spring it is a wonderful feeling to be able to treat the little ducklings to there first crumbs of bread. There is also a larger lake with fountains directly across the street named Saddle Club Lake. At certain times of the year both ducks and geese visit the property and the surrounding lakes ponds and streams, of which there are many in the area. The facility is quite nice and is located in an upscale, peaceful rural setting. We enjoy hosting family and group events and providing accommodations for our professional guest. I feel confident that you will enjoy The Stone Cottage, Calumet Spring and the peaceful natural environment.

Mark Whaley purchased this chateau / country house in 1990

Why Mark Whaley chose Lexington

The Stone Cottage is adaptable to suit your travel needs. The Cottage is located in Lexington and is close to the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland and the Red Mile. You will love the location and the detailed stone work and the rural setting. The property is situated across the street from Saddle Club Lake and the Fountains. This makes for a pleasant view as you drive up to the Cottage. You will also see and enjoy many wild critters that come to visit the spring that is on the grounds in the back yard. In this hectic world Calumet Spring provides the proper setting to unwind and relax in a private tranquil setting. Gas and Charcoal grills on the private patio makes the back yard more fun and enjoyable.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This Convenient location is close to all attractions and the property has quick and easy access to all major roads and access routes. Commuting in and around Lexington is easy from the Stone cottage and the trees in the yard are quite large and mature. They provide adequate shade on hot sunny days. The brick patio is a very private area and is equipped with lawn furniture and out door grills.

Guests will also appreciate the wildlife, rabbits, squirrels and the song birds that frequent Calumet Spring to drink and bathe. The colorful birds fill the air with pleasant sounds, quite often it is like a winged symphony as there are so many birds singing and chirping during mating season. Every spring there is a new crop of baby ducks hatched out. Wild ducks come and go daily during the warmer months as they seem to like the fresh spring water. At certain times of the year we also have geese and an occasional Blue Heron that comes to visit the spring as well.

The Stone Cottage is country living with in the city of Lexington. If you like privacy and nature you will enjoy your visit to Calumet Spring and the woods / nature area of this three acre property.

Sincerely, Mark Whaley

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nice central location with adequate privacy, Very nice accommodations.

Highly Recommended.
Nov 2015
  • 1 of 1


The Stone Cottage is very close to the Kentucky Horse Park and Keeneland Race Course. Area activities include numerous 18 hole golf courses, horse racing, horse farm tours, Keeneland, The Headley Whitney Museum, Mary Todd Lincoln's Home, Waveland State Shrine and The Home Of Kentucky Statesman Henry Clay, Fort Boonesborough, Fort Harrod, Bluelicks Battlefield, Camp Nelson, Perryville Battlefield, Camp Dick Robinson, The Pioneer Playhouse, Constitution Square, Georgetown, Berea and Midway College, Boone Tavern, Beaumont Inn, Bourbon Distilleries, Area Health Spas, Transylvania University, Asbury University and Seminary, The Red Mile, University of Kentucky Basketball and other UK sporting activities and geological wonders of nature like Natural Bridge State Park, Kentuckys Caves and Caverns, The Palisades Wilderness Area, Red River Gorge, Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, The Kentucky River and Lake Herrington, The Cottage is also close to local restaurants, bakery, shopping and nightlife. Easy access to Versailles Road , New Circle Road, I-64, I-75 and Churchill Downs.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

End of stay cleaning fee $90 + Tax
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 16.07%

The Stone Cottage has multiple bedroom & bathroom options available. It is not possible to get an instant quote on VRBO for all of the options that are available. A summary of possible options are listed below. Please contact us concerning your groups size and the number of beds and baths needed. The Standard VRBO Default for Instant Price Quote is the Two Bath Rental which has 6 beds, pricing varies depending on the number of rooms needed and seasonable availability. Please contact us for Price Quote and availability for your groups travel needs and or to rent the entire facility.

Two Bedroom One Bath Rental Approximate Rates:
Persons ~ Week Night ~ Week End ~ Per Week ~ Monthly
2 Quests @ $115.00, ~ @ $135.00 ~ @ $750.00 ~ $2,000.00
3 Quests @ $115.00, ~ @ $135.00 ~ @ $848.00 ~ $2,150.00
4 Quests @ $129.00, ~ @ $151.00 ~ @ $946.00 ~ $2,300.00
5 Quests @ $143.00, ~ @ $165.00 ~ @ $1,044.. ~ $2,450.00
6 Quests @ $157.00, ~ @ $179.00 ~ @ $1,142.. ~ $2,600.00

Four Sleeping Rooms, Two Bath Rental Approximate Rates:
Persons ~ Week Night~Week End ~ Per Week ~ Monthly
3 Quests @ $179.00, @ $209.00 @ $1,248.00 @ $3,450.00
4 Quests @ $193.00, @ $223.00 @ $1,346.00 @ $3,650.00
5 Quests @ $207.00, @ $237.00 @ $1,444.00 @ $3,800.00
6 Quests @ $227.00, @ $251.00 @ $1,542.00 @ $3,950.00
7 Quests @ $235.00, @ $265.00 @ $1,640.00 @ $4,150.00
8 Quests @ $249.00, @ $279.00 @ $1,738.00 @ $4,250.00
9 Quests @ $263.00, @ $293.00 @ $1,836.00 @ $4,350.00
Please Contact us for precise pricing on the two bedroom one bath rental unit and also concerning your groups accommodation needs as well as for large and small group pricing. It is very important to include your phone number so that we can communicate and discuss your travel needs. Rates are subject to change.

It is very important to include your phone number so that we can communicate and discuss your travel needs.
Rates are subject to change.
Please phone 859-253-1199 to discuss the Stone Cottage Rental options.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.