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Historic Highlands Mansion -- in the Best Part of the City

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Last updated: 12/05/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4.75
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Before booking, please tell us a little bit about your party and what brings you to Louisville.

Welcome to historic ROSEHEIGHTS, custom designed in 1901 by architects D.X Murphy and Brother of Louisville -- the same architects who built the famed Twin Spires at Churchill Downs. Previously owned by the Mayor of Louisville and Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, this prestigious home has been host to many U.S. political figures such as First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Presidential Candidate Adali Stevenson and Presidents Truman and Johnson.

House features 5 huge bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths. All three rooms on the second level (1 king, 2 queens) have private en suite bathrooms, including the master which features a claw-foot tub and separate steam shower. Two bedrooms (1 queen, 2 fulls) on the third floor share a gigantic bathroom. The third floor also features a huge game room complete with pool table and oversize TV. Quiet, bright sun room on the first floor is the perfect location to read the paper and sip coffee every morning. Large newly built private pool in beautifully landscaped backyard complete with Brown Jordan pool furniture and pool house + fireplace (pool is not heated and is open from spring through summer -- usually late April through early September). Top of the line, gourmet appliances throughout the home. Lower level features a half bath, workout room as well as another family room with two single pull-out couches. Completely renovated from top to bottom, this is truly a unique estate.

High quality bed linens and towels adorn each bedroom and bathroom. House is stocked with bottled water and a Keurig coffee maker (coffee pods, cream and sugar included). New York Times and local Louisville paper delivered on Sundays.

Situated on one of the most elite streets in the city, in prestigious Seneca/Cherokee Gardens neighborhood just blocks from restaurants, shops and bars, and just steps from famed Cherokee Park. Easy freeway access, close to downtown and airport and just a short 20 minute drive from Valhalla Golf Course or 15 minutes from Churchill Downs. If you're not familiar with Louisville, this is the 'happening' part of town -- you'll be just blocks away from some of the best restaurants in the city.

**Note: While our house is thoroughly cleaned prior to each visit, we do have a cat (cat will not be present during guest stay)

Rental of Roseheights will be limited to those in your group. There may be a maximum number of people permitted in the house. There may not, at any time, be more than 4 cars parked on the property.

Unfortunately, we are no longer able to rent to groups preparing for weddings due to the number of cars and people on the property.

Families with children are welcome, but note that the house is not child-friendly and we may ask that you take additional precaution to avoid anything that may be stained or broken by anyone in your group. We reserve the right to refuse rental to any party. Some groups may be asked to pay an additional cleaning fee or security deposit.


Note about weddings and special events/parties: While we are flattered that you think Roseheights would make a great venue for your wedding, rehearsal dinner, wedding brunch, bridal shower or special event, the property is not set up to accommodate larger parties.

Regarding rates for Derby 2017, the rate is a flat $20,000 -- you may arrive any day during Derby week. UPDATE -- Roseheights is already booked for Derby 2017, however, please let me know if you are still in need of a rental. I know of a few houses that are not listed online.

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 6500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master with new Tempurpedic mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 double

    This room has 2 full size beds...moreless

  • Basement has 2 double chairs that fold out to twin size beds

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master with claw foot tub, Marble 2 head shower 2 vanities...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Ensuite bath off BR with queen bed...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Ensuite bath off BR with queen bed...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Shared bath with 2 BRs 1 queen bed, 2 full beds...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    Powder room with Pedestal sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet

    Powder room with pedestal sink...moreless

Entertainment

  • Pool Table:

    Large game room with flat screen TV, couch and chairs for comfortable seating...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Gym quality treadmill and elliptical machines, yoga mats, dumb bells and weight bench. Room features flat screen TV...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    We also provide Beach towels for Pool area...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Microwave:

    GE Advantium Micro with Convection...moreless

  • Oven:

    Double oven with Convection and broiler...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We have many spices and condiments ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large Sub-Zero with Freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Professional Viking range with griddle...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Pool area has 8 chaise lounge chairs, Dining table for 8, sofa and 3 separate chairs. End tables and coffee table....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

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

$20,000
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$995

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

We will require a basic rental agreement to be signed, along with a copy of your Drivers License.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 12/05/2016
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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Keith was born and raised in Louisville. He is a general contractor and considers the renovation and revitalization of Roseheights one of his greatest projects. Lisa is a California native but is now proud to call Kentucky home. She's lived through lots of home projects but considers this one her favorite.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016

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