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KY Derby Rental - 15 Mins. to Churchill Downs - very close to Great Dining!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Located in charming, ultra-convenient St. Matthews, this renovated 4 Bedroom, 3 Full Bath beautiful is located on a prime street in close proximity to one of Louisville's most renowned restaurant rows. Churchill Downs home of the Kentucky Derby is only 10 miles from our home. If you are looking for a residential setting that is convenient to the Kentucky Derby and all the amenities of St. Matthews shopping, dining, and nightlife, this is the Kentucky Derby rental for you!

Our house was built in the 1940's and has been renovated in the past 8 years. The kitchen is fully functional with fridge, stove, microwave, and dishwasher, granite counters, lots of counter space for its size. Two bedrooms on the first floor & a full bath. The basement is finished with additional entertaining space, and full bedroom and full bathroom. It is well lit, and is very cool on a HOT August day. The 2nd floor has been expanded and features a luxurious master suite with a king-sized bed and full bathroom.

The home measures about 1,700 square feet above ground + another 600 finished in the basement.

There is a driveway with room for 4 cars, and a spacious, fenced-in backyard and screened in porch for your enjoyment.

We love our neighborhood. We are very close to many upscale and casual dining choices. Equus (upscale dining) & Jack's Lounge (adjoins Equus offering a great menu in a more casual atmosphere), Cafe Lou Lou (casual), Del Frisco's (Fine steaks), and Havana Rumba (Cuban). There are of course several other great spots nearby, but those are all within a blocks of our home.

More Details

Joel Fenwick
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Joel Fenwick

We are a family of 5 living happily in our 3/4 Bedroom little Cape Cod in the heart of St. Matthews.

Joel Fenwick purchased this house in 2001

Why Joel Fenwick chose Louisville

It's location puts you in the middle of everything Louisville and St. Matthews has to offer.

What makes this house unique

Unbelievable proximity to great restaurants, bars, the Olmsted Parks of Seneca & Cherokee, shopping the St. Matthews Boutiques, and a short drive to downtown, the Ohio River, and more!


Louisville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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KY Derby Rental - 15 Mins. to Churchill Downs - very close to Great Dining!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Pottstown, PA

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Louisville for a family wedding. Three generations of our family were all able to stay together in this lovely renovated home. The neighborhood was quiet and yet convenient to stores, restaurants, and major transportation routes. Having bedrooms and a full bath on the main floor made it ideal for my 89 year old mother while the master bedroom suite upstairs was spacious. The owner was friendly and helpful through his communications. Thanks to the owners for helping us enjoy a special family weekend!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was so quaint and cozy. From the charming entry to the breezy screened porch it felt the perfec

  • 5 of 5

From the first contact during the VRBO booking we knew this was going tinge a first class experience. The owners were so responsive with follow up, details on surrounding areas, restaraunts and additional information about the Derby.

We hired a driver and the drive was about 15 minutes from the track ---- big plus!!

The home was emaculate with everything you needed to start a wonderful couple of days.

Shopping and liquor stores were very close by and so the wine and cheese on the screened porch was a perfect end to the first evening.

This home is so central to so many things it made for a wonderful vacation.

We highly recommend this experince, you will I've it!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-264 and I-64
Nearest Restaurant
1.25 Miles
Cafe Lou Lou


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99

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.

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