Historic "General Store" Lodging, Near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter(71 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
$195-$250 for lower level, $350-$369 for 2 levels. (See Deborah's Guesthouses)
With 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths, this home is perfect for 6-8 adults plus children, with its 2000 square foot downstairs apartment.
(Add the Upstairs Apartment, and comfortably fit 22-23 guests in 6 bedrooms with 4 full baths.)
It's like renting two whole houses, with an adjoining (lockable) door at the base of the stairs! Perfect for groups who want to share, but still have privacy.
(Upstairs remains unoccupied and locked, unless also rented by the downstairs guests.)
Rate: $195 per night (main floor) ($250 Memorial weekend to Labor Day) Sleeps 10-11
Rent the whole building for $350/night ($369/night during high season) (Upstairs AND Downstairs $350-$369/night, 4000 sq. ft. Sleeps 22-23. *Simply book the downstairs online, and include a note that you want the Upstairs as well. Or request a quote...)
Take a step into this once thriving General Store and be amazed by the original elevator that once brought goods from the basement storage up to the store level. Though not functioning anymore, this historic architectural element has been frozen in time during the latest remodel.
Member since: 2011
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 11
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
May 25 - Sep 3, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $125 + tax
- Tax Rate 11.3%
Please include your cell# when booking your reservation.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Reservation is confirmed when I receive your deposit.
Tax rate of 11.3% is added (6% Kentucky sales tax + 5.3% KY "transient room" taxes)
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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About: Originally from the St. Louis area, I lived in Petersburg from 1998 to 2013. The first time I drove into town looking for a home to buy, the 'Old Petersburg Operahouse' was for sale. Having majored in music many years ago, the old building sent out a siren call for me to buy it! I've been buying and rehabbing in town ever since. In 2011 I opened The Cottage for vacationers. It was a very slow start, and I wondered if it had been the right decision. But soon the Creation Museum guests started arriving--I love my guests! What a joy to interact with these Christian families (many with lots of children :), who are kind and thoughtful...and take care of my home! It was obvious right away that a vacation home offers a much-needed alternative to hotel rooms...most of which cannot accommodate the larger families. Also, the ability to cook your own meals instead of eating out can save money. (And doing a little laundry during vacation can rescue you from a mountain of clothes when you get home...;-) I hope you enjoy the adventure of staying in this historic general store...
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A beautiful large gathering space as you enter the main level.
The historic elevator is located adjacent to the main level kitchen.
Main floor laundry room is off the kitchen...so convenient!
The first bedroom on the main level, closest to the bathroom.
Main floor bunk bed (full-over-full size) has a twin trundle underneath.
The main level bathroom, located off the kitchen and laundry area.
Upstairs is accessible through a connecting door or from an outside door.
Upstairs kitchen facing the living room.
Upstairs the French door bedroom is off the living room, curtains for privacy.
Upstairs, the French door bedroom has 3 twin beds. (Off the master bedroom.)
All bathrooms have a similar design, elegant and lovely.
Upstairs bunk bed is full-over-full sized. Plus a twin bed. Sleeps 5.
The kitchen/dining/living room area is all connected. together on the main level
A twin sofa-sleeper is located under the historic elevator.
The historic elevator, which was used to bring goods up from the basement.
The second bedroom on the main level has a queen-sized 4-poster bed
Main level bathroom by the first two bedrooms has a bathtub/shower combo.
The door to the upstairs apartment is located off the main floor kitchen.
Upstairs kitchen with laundry facilities behind the doors on the right.
Upstairs living room has comfy sofas.
Upstairs between the living room and the master bedroom: the French door bedroom
Upstairs master bedroom has a queen sized bed, bath, and walk-in closet.
Upstairs bedroom, a full-size mattress. Perfect for a princess...
Take a step back in time and stay at the General Store...
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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