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6 Bedroom Italianate Mansion in Historic Zone, Wall to All!

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Overview
6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
16 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Historic Mansion with all modern updates and a fabulous location! 6 bedroom, 5 bath house built in 1882 in a folk Italianate style with 12 foot ceilings, 10 foot tall windows, original crystal chandeliers and hardwood floors with 6000 square feet of living space. 5 miles from Churchill Downs and 1 mile to downtown. Located in the Cherokee Triangle; a national preservation district. Great location within walking distance of fine restaurants, coffee shops, gift shops, galleries and the city's premier park--Cherokee Park (400 acre Olmstead designed park). Smoking is permitted only on the two porches (1rst and 2nd floor) and in the back yard. Less than one block from Jack Fry's (site of the trainer's dinner), 2 blocks to Lily's. Dozens of other restaurants, clubs, shops and cafes wi...Historic Mansion with all modern updates and a fabulous location! 6 bedroom, 5 bath house built in 1882 in a folk Italianate style with 12 foot ceilings, 10 foot tall windows, original crystal chandeliers and hardwood floors with 6000 square feet of living space. 5 miles from Churchill Downs and 1 mile to downtown. Located in the Cherokee Triangle; a national preservation district. Great location within walking distance of fine restaurants, coffee shops, gift shops, galleries and the city's premier park--Cherokee Park (400 acre Olmstead designed park). Smoking is permitted only on the two porches (1rst and 2nd floor) and in the back yard. Less than one block from Jack Fry's (site of the trainer's dinner), 2 blocks to Lily's. Dozens of other restaurants, clubs, shops and cafes within a few blocks. Home has been featured on Kentucky Architect's tour, historic homes tour, local newspaper and regional magazines. Huge open kitchen with luxury appliances, copper and marble countertops, stained concrete floors and antique tile. Four full baths and one half bath, all recently remodeled. High speed wifi throughout house. Second floor 1000 square foot entertainment zone/family room. This room also has 70' flat screen TV (with DVD player and DVD library as well as dish service with over 100 channels and NetFlix). Guest amenities include fluffy bathrobes, individual soaps, shampoos, lotions, and locally roasted whole bean coffee. All beds are dressed in 400 thread count cotton sheets with two feather/down and two down alternative pillows per bed. Kitchen is equipped with a full assortment of cooking utensils, place settings for 12, glassware for 18. Sleeping Accommodations: Bedroom 1: Gorgeous 3rd floor master suite with open bath (walk in shower, jetted tub), 42' LCD TV, king bed, exposed brick, curved walls, over 900 square feet of luxury. Bedroom 2: 2nd floor large bedroom with private en suite bath and king bed Bedroom 3: Full sized bed and private porch (smoking permitted on porch) Bedroom 4: 1st floor large bedroom with private en suite bath, king bed and 46' LCD TV Bedroom 5: 1rst floor bedroom with king and private porch (smoking permitted on porch). Bathroom on hall. Bedroom 6: 2nd floor bedroom with full sized bed and bathroom on hall Den: With queen sofa sleeper could accommodate 2 more. Den has pocket doors for privacy. Living Room: Two Lane sleeper chairs that open into twin sized beds. 4.5 bathrooms Other rooms: Huge kitchen with table for 8, cool appliances including dishdrawers, steam table, speed oven, convection oven, high output gas cooktop, large separate freezer and refrigerator. Formal dining room furnished in mid century Brazilian modern with seating for 8. Open via 9 foot pocket doors to living room. Large formal living room, dining room and sun room with hardwood floors, antique crystal chandeliers and fireplaces. Beautiful sun filled conservatory with with table for six, antique bar and lush plants. 2nd floor work out room with treadmill, bike, some weights, satellite t.v. 2nd floor laundry room. Closest Great Restaurant: Jack Fry's located less than 1 block away. Other choices less than .25 miles away include: Starbucks, Taco Luchador, Molly Malone's, Wicks Pizza, O'shea's Traditional Irish Pub, La Chasse, Ward 426 and Ramsi's Cafe. Closest Great Casual Restaurant: Ramsi's Cafe on the World located less than 3 blocks away, this restaurant offers an eclectic menu influenced by cuisines around the world in a casual setting. Great outdoor patio seating or two indoor dining rooms. Full bar, affordable wine list and an occasional belly dancer. Nearest Attractions: Cave Hill National Arboretum and Cemetery, main entrance less than a block from the front door. Cherokee Park (400 acre urban landmark designed by Frederick Law Olmstead), 3 blocks from home. Brown Theater 1.2 mi. Churchill Downs, 4.5 mi. Airport , 6 mi. More
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About the Owner
deirdre s
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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We are available in the neighborhood if needed.
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

We came in with a group for a local conference, and found that this house worked very well for our needs. The 6 of us had way more than enough space, and really enjoyed the open kitchen for dining and hanging out at night. The...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank mscott017
FellowTraveler398695, VR Owner at 6 Bedroom Italianate Mansion in Historic Zone, Wall to All!, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to review! We would love to have you back anytime.

Reviewed 26 September 2018

The house is gorgeous - and so well decorated! There is a staggering amount of space and the Highlands location really can't be beat. This is a lovely place to stay and a wonderful way to see the city.

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank ShelbyO52
FellowTraveler398695, VR Owner at 6 Bedroom Italianate Mansion in Historic Zone, Wall to All!, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks for choosing our home for your Louisville stay!

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We reserved this home for family reunion. This house is absolutely beautiful! There is a large eat in kitchen and the home has several sitting areas which worked great for our party of 11. The location is also wonderful with easy walking to multiple restaurants...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Always_local_food
Management response:Responded 15 July 2018

Thank you! It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to host you again someday.

Reviewed 2 July 2015

This house was perfect for our family trip. Twelve of us stayed here and visited with family that live in Louisville. The house isn't out in the suburbs, it is in a beatiful historic district just one block off a main shopping/dining road (Bardstown Road)....More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Janice B
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We had a large group coming in for a month long convention. Deidre went out of her way to make sure our accomodations were above 5 star the entire time we were there. We travel a lot throughout the year and the experience here was...More

Date of stay: November 2014
1  Thank Darrin G
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
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DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Books
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Garage
Internet Access
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Gym
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
1.5 miles from downtown, 6 miles to airport, 5 miles to Churchill Downs, 1 block to great restaurants, starbucks, sushi, drugstore.
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This home is located in a National Preservation District with many restaurants, shops, cafes and entertainment options within a short walk. Nearest bus stop is 250 feet from house. Lyft and Uber are also available.
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