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Family-Friendly Cottage only 5min from the Ark Encounter! Large Families Welcome

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Williamstown Cottage Rental Photos and Description

'My Old Kentucky Home' is a charming 100 year old cottage in historic Williamstown, Kentucky. Williamstown is home to the Ark Encounter and is approximately 45 minutes from the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. Williamstown is known for its quiet neighborhoods and proximity to Cincinnati and Lexington. The convenient location of the cottage allows easy access to Interstate 75, the Ark Encounter, Shopping, and Williamstown Lake (fishing, boating, and a full-service marina available).

The inviting front porch welcomes you as you enter your home-away-from-home. Master bedroom sleeps 2 with a queen bed and roomy closet. Living room features a comfy futon/full bed which sleeps two. Dining room (Bedroom 2) has seating for up to 8, kitchen island seats 4 on bar stools, and a high-chair is available for your convenience. Family bathroom has tub/shower combination and hall access to maintain bedroom privacy. Upstairs is a roomy rendition of Noah's Ark. (Your kids will love it! .) Ark room comfortably accommodates a crew of up to 8 on twin mattresses which are stacked out of the way for optimum play area. (the Ark room/futon beds includes sheets, pillows, 6 adult size and 4 child size blankets) Well-equipped kitchen has full-sized range/oven, microwave, 18 cubic foot refrigerator/freezer, double sink, dishwasher, coffee maker, and adequate cookware, utensils, and place settings for up to 12. Laundry area has large capacity washer and dryer, iron and small ironing board as well as a small sink for your convenience.

Distance to:

Ark Encounter 2.5 miles

Creation Museum 45 miles

Wal Mart 7 miles

Dollar General Store 2 miles

Cincinnati Zoo 45 miles

Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati Reds) 40 miles

Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati Bengals) 40 miles

Rupp Arena (Univ of KY Basketball) 45 miles

Perfect North Slopes (skiing) 52 miles

Kentucky Speedway (NASCAR) 30 miles

The property damage protection fee is a per-stay fee, so the longer you stay, the lower your rate. You may also choose to pay the $1500 deposit in place of the property damage protection. The deposit option may be chosen when payment is made and is 99% refundable after property had been inspected for damage. Refunds are normally issued within two weeks and are sent in the same manner they are received.

Tax rate of 10.24% is added (6% Kentucky sales tax + KY 'transient room' taxes)

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Reservation is complete when payment is approved and you receive confirmation email.

Check-in 4pm

Check-out 11am

Large Family Lodging

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Barry and Angella Poff
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016
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About Barry and Angella Poff

We are the Poff family...Dad, Mom, and 7 beautiful children (ages 1 to 23).

Barry and Angella Poff purchased this cottage in 2014

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Family-Friendly Cottage only 5min from the Ark Encounter! Large Families Welcome
average rating of 4.756757 based on 37 reviews
5

Very nice and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the cottage very much. Everything we needed. The wall art was inspiring.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A great little getaway. A hidden gem in Kentucky

  • 4 of 5

The location of the house was absolutely awesome. A nice view of the Kentucky landscape in both the front and back of the property. Roomy kitchen and dinning area. The upstairs was also a perfect play area for our little girl.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy cottage. 8 minutes from Ark Encounter.

  • 5 of 5

Close to market. Close to great Mexican restaurant. Great heat, everything worked. Quiet. FUN upstairs loft for kids, decorated like Noah's Ark. Our grand kids and grandma had a super special time sleeping, in the 'Ark.'

Granddad, me, slept comfortablely on the futon. Our son and daughter-in-law had the master bedroom, with a port-a-crib for the baby. High chair in kitchen a life saver. Washer and dryer very useful. We would definitely come again on our next trip. For the Ark Encounter, the 8 y.o. got the most and stayed all day. The two younger siblings 5 & 2, were close enough, to slip home for a nap after lunch. Next time we will arrive two hours after opening, to let things settle out. The later in the day, the lines at exhibits were definitely shorter. I shared the framed sayings with FB. Everyone like them. Thank you for sharing your lively guest cottage. We enjoyed meeting the neighbor who originally grew up in this home.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We greatly enjoy our neighbors as well. It has been fun to hear them describe growing up in our house.
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5

Our stay at Family Friendly Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Everything was just what we needed for our stay. There were nine adults from three different states. It was close to the Ark and the Science Museum. A very good time by all.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Very pleasant stay

  • 4 of 5

Overall everything was as advertised and hosts were very friendly. Very convenient to the Ark Encounter and the home felt very welcoming and quaint (in the positive sense of the word).

Though it does "sleep 10", there is really only one "real bed". As we had mostly older kids (11 to 19) the mattresses and space and single bathroom weren't ideal for us. Probably a lot better for someone with little kids.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The legal description of our house is 3 bedrooms and one bath. We have had it listed as a two bedroom simply because we use the second bedroom as a dining room. The first bedroom located on the main floor is our master bedroom which has one queen size bed. The second bedroom is now the dining room. A full size futon is located in the living room on the main floor and sleeps 2. The third bedroom - our Ark Room- has twin mattresses on the floor and sleeps up to eight. All of this is clearly described on our website under "Property Description". Please review our descriptions including the lists of what is available in each room under the main description. Should you have any questions about the accommodations we would be happy to help you.
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5

Definitely stay again

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything I expected and more. It is close to the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum and made for a very comfortable base camp. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We would be happy to serve you again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Williamstown Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$159
Fri,Sat
$894
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.24%

Guests will be required to load/start dishwasher, stage soiled linens in laundry area, and place trash in outside receptacle prior to checkout.
We provide limited amounts of supplies to get you started (such as toilet paper, paper towels, laundry soaps, dish soaps and trash bags). EXTRA SUPPLIES ARE NOT PROVIDED.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Williamstown Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • hair dryer provided 12 bath towels 12 wash cloths 3 hand towels 3 bathmats up to 2 rolls of toilet paper ***Extra supplies not provided. One laundry pods provided per stay for washing towels and wash cloths. White towels and wash cloths should never be washed with other colors and do best with hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2 adults (Room for portacrib - not provided)
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon sleeps 2 adults
    Bedroom 2 - This room is being used as a dining room.
    Bedroom 3 "Ark Room" - 8 twin/ single , Mattresses are stacked for max. play area when not in use.
  • Sheets and pillows provided for all beds including futon. 6 adult blankets and 4 child size blankets available for Ark room and/or futon. All bedding provided for queen bed. Pillows, blankets, pillow cases, and futon sheets are all located in master bedroom closet and labeled accordingly. We keep our 8 twin mattresses stacked between guests to allow extra play area for smaller groups. We ask that you only pull down the number of beds your group needs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Notes:
Our home is a vacation rental which provides a comfortable place for families to spend quality time together. Vacation rentals are different from hotels. Whereas hotels offer daily cleanings, fresh towels and wash cloths, a vacation rental offers clean supplies per stay. Daily clean up, extra supplies and any extra washing of towels during your stay is your responsibility. Please contact us if you experience any problems during you stay. We are happy to help you. We also have internet available which has only worked for a few of our guests depending on their device. Let us know if you would like to try it.

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