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Comfort. Convenience. Be At Home On The Road.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

This Two Bedroom, Single Bath Home Offers A Welcome Alternative To Chain Hotels.

With the vintage mid-century sturdiness of brick, hardwood floor and tile bath, this 1200 square foot Cape Cod offers new queen beds in it's two bedrooms, luxury plush towels in it's tile bath, secure Wi-Fi internet connection, Dish Network's Top 200 with HBO and local networks, a fenced back yard for approved pets, a full kitchen, seperate dining room, living room and office, a new washer/dryer in the full, unfinished basement and convenience to all that Louisville has to offer: Louisville International Airport (3.25 Miles), Churchill Downs (4.5 miles), University of Louisville (3.5 miles), Cardinal Stadium (3.6 miles), Downtown Louisville (6 miles), Speed Art Museum (3.8 miles), Louisville Zoo (half mile), multiple public golf courses (from 4.5 miles to 17 miles).

NOT AVAILABLE FOR DERBY.

SOME HOLIDAY WEEKENDS HAVE A THREE DAY MINIMUM

FOUR GUEST MAXIMUM. NO EVENTS PLEASE.

CANINE GUESTS WELCOME WITH A MAXIMUM OF TWO.

More Details

Owner
Hal or Meg Williams
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Hal or Meg Williams

Hal and Meg train thoroughbreds during the Churchill Downs' Spring Meet. They live at Audubon Landing from April to July every year while in Kentucky. The rest of the year is split between racing in Hot Springs, Arkansas during the winter months and home in Red Lodge, Montana.

Hal or Meg Williams purchased this house in 2014

Why Hal or Meg Williams chose Louisville

The Williams' chose this property for several distinct reasons. Location. Location. Location is number one through three. It is close to the track, the airport, park/green space, the Audubon neighborhood, grocery shopping and the dining and entertainment opportunities of the Bardstown/Highlands area.

The home itself is in great shape, well constructed with mid-century charm. The neighborhood is quiet and friendly.

Map

Nearest Airport
3.25 Miles
Louisville International Airport (SDF)
Nearest Barpub
2.8 Miles
Shenanigan's Pub
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Seneca Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Uptown Cafe
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Ohio River Waterfront at Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park
Car: recommended

Audubon Landing is a brick, Cape Code style, mid-1950's brick home located in the quiet Poplar Level neighborhood wonderfully bookended by two of Louisville's urban treasures.

Immediately to the west is stately Audubon Park and Audubon Golf Course. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the City of Audubon Park is 230 acres of classic architechture, shading mature oaks and blossoming dogwoods. Designated a bird sanctuary in 1978, the City of Audubon Park has two annual traditions: the spring Dogwood Festival and the fall Arts and Crafts Festival. It is a wonderful place to run, walk or stroll right from Audubon Landing's front steps.

To the west, Louisville's Highlands area boasts an eclectic array of shops, restaurants and nightclubs. Whether in search of clothes boutiques, a neighborhood pub, upscale dining, a movie, antiques or the best breakfast in Louisville; The Highlands has it all just a couple miles away.

Audubon Landing's own Poplar Level area is more parkland (80%) than developed neighborhood. It contains Joe Creason Park, historic Louisville and Calvary Cemeteries, Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve and the Louisville Zoo, all within a mile and a half radius of Audubon Landing's driveway.

It's hard to beat Audubon Landing's convenience to the basics with a spread of fast foods (from Panera Bread to McDonald's), a Walmart and a CVS Pharmacy all within a half mile. Despite it's convenience, this comfortable home away from home feels sheltered from the hubbub.

Amenities

Poplar Level House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The single tile bath has highboy comfort level toilet, pedestal sink and step-in shower/bath combination.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • FOUR GUEST MAXIMUM! Both front and back bedrooms have queen beds, dressers, bedside tables with lamps and closets. The back bedroom has TV.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
FOUR GUEST MAXIMUM! This home is best suited to individuals, couples or small families visiting the Louisville area on business or pleasure as an alternative to hotel accommodations. It is not suitable for college students, handicapped or toddlers (not handicapped accessible or child proofed).

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Comfort. Convenience. Be At Home On The Road.
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Missouri
5

Perfect place. Convenient, Comfortable and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

Our visit tto Louisville was great. The house was perfect for two couples. Hal and Meg were awesome to work with. No surprises and always making sure we were comfortable. We did not stay long in the home at any given time but still enjoyed their lovley home. We would stay again in a heart beat. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks John. We're glad your party was happy in the home...what little time you spent there! Louisville has a lot to do, easy not to spend much time about the house.
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Pittsburgh, PA
5

Blessing

  • 5 of 5

Hal and Meg have thought of everything to make us and our dog feel at home. Starting from the quick response to my questions to welcoming us to Kentucky The house was extremely clean in a wide open floor plan. Meg did an amazing job decorating! The best part for us ,the fenced in backyard . Luka enjoyed a little freedom after our 8 hour car ride.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Though the decorating is simple and clean, everything has some quality. Meg did do a great job! ...but she did have a little help from The Spouse.
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Corryton
5

Quaint and Convenient!

  • 5 of 5

My mother, her MinPin and I traveled to Louisville to visit two of her Uncles that live within 20 minutes Audubon Landing. We decided on this rental property based on location and the beautiful fenced in back yard featuring a screened in porch. Traveling with a fur baby has taken us to some less than clean homes in the past but not this one. Spic and span from top to bottom and very tastefully decorated with beautiful old woods. The pictures noted are up to date. Hal sent access information which was clear to understand and we had no challenges through out our stay. The home is close to Krogery, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and numerous eateries. I will also add that the gas grill came in handy after my great uncle suggested I visit "Frank's Meat Market" to purchase "Grillers". These are awesome marinated thick boneless chops that are priced fairly in an old fashion butcher shop known only to locals. They also had great steaks! Just saying. We plan to return next spring!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: MMMMmmmmmm! Grillers! Our pups like the place too when Meg and I stay there. Thank you Lora. Come back and visit.
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West Palm Beach, FL
5

A place to call Home

  • 5 of 5

Louisville is my hometown and I return for a visit every couple of years. In the past we have stayed with family or friends but always felt we were guests and could never completely relax. We use VRBO everywhere else we travel and thought "why not here"? It was our great good fortune to find Hal and Meg at Audubon Landing. They were great to work with and carefully considered everything you could need in a rental. The house is centrally located and easily accessible to the highway so you can get anywhere quickly. It sits in a quiet walkable neighborhood with restaurants, groceries and stores nearby. The house itself has comfortable bedding and furnishings, a completely stocked kitchen and bath with wonderful water pressure in the shower, and a washer and dryer in the basement. Important to us, the backyard was completely fenced so our dogs had a place to play while we watched from the screened in sunroom. Hal made sure we knew he was always available if we needed anything, which I appreciated. All this made for a relaxing vacation and we plan on making Audubon Landing our home away from home when we visit again. Thanks Hal and Meg!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is how we like our guests to feel about Audubon Landing. Thank you Debbie for the great rundown. One of the most important items was NOT feeling like a guest, but rather feeling at home. Other than some of the artwork and pictures, the home is kind of a blank canvas - on purpose. We don't have any personal items or knick-knacks about the house to laden it with our personality. We want our guests to be able to imagine the house as theirs and feel the comfort of being at home.
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5

wonderful rental!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Audubon Landing for 2 nights and it was a wonderful experience. The location was very convenient to all the places we wanted to go in Louisville, but had the advantage of being in a quiet neighborhood. The home is equipped with everything you need and then some. It was very, very clean and comfortably furnished. The owners provide detailed instructions for everything in the home and your stay which was so useful. They were easy to contact and it was apparent that the owners wanted to ensure our stay was enjoyable. We would definitely rent the property again and we highly recommend it to anyone visiting Louisville.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Beth. We want our guests to feel as though someone does care about their comfort without being intrusive. We hope you do come back for a visit.
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5

Great Location, Wonderful Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, and our two dogs, stayed here for three nights and had a very pleasant experience for our first visit to Louisville. This home was in an excellent location and in a very nice neighborhood that made daily dog walks enjoyable. The home was very clean upon our arrival. We have stayed in quite a few home rentals for our trips and we must say that Hal and Meg were by far the most informative of all the information one needs to know about the property. They give very detailed instructions on everything for staying in their home. We really appreciated their efforts in helping to make our stay enjoyable. And just around the corner about two blocks away is a wonderful Mediterranean Grill. We ended up having lunch and dinner there over two days because the food was so good. Our time at Audubon Landing was very nice and we highly recommend this listing to anyone planning a trip to Louisville.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mary, Thank you for this very nice review. Meg and I try to be helpful to our guests and visitors to Louisville without being intrusive. It's nice to know that some of the information we share is helpful in making visits to this wonderful city go a little smoother. If asked, we offer suggestions for restaurants, night-life, biking and jogging opportunities and other entertainment. Audubon Landing's great location is one of the main things that attracted us to the home in the first place. Again, Mary, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Hal and Meg
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Pet Fee $30
Tax Rate 15.5%

Our rates have recently changed due to a change in Metro Louisville tax rates on nightly rentals such as ours. The following is a breakdown of ALL Kentucky taxes that apply to this rental: 6% State Sales and Use tax; 1% State Transient Room Tax and now 8.5% Metro Louisville Transient Room Tax. In early Fall 2017 we lowered our nightly base rate from $165/night to $149/night to absorb more than half of this total tax rate. We are committed to staying competitive with local options for accommodations and feel strongly that we achieve that goal. We look forward to you finding out for yourself the value of this nice little home in a great location.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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