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Tina Ball

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english

KY Horse Park/Summer Vacation/Golf Trip/Keeneland! 4 mi off I-75/I-64

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Lexington holiday house

House, 6 Bedrooms + Den, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

7,000 sq. ft. home with 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths. Bedrooms include a first floor master suite (King Temperpedic). There are 4 bedrooms on the second level; two (King & Queen) have private baths. Two other bedrooms (King & Queen) have private sink areas and share a bath and toilet. The finished walk out basement has one bedroom (King)with private access to the outdoors and views of the lake and fountain. A full bath is also on the lower level with a separate private toilet room. Main kitchen features SubZero, Thermador 6 burner gas cooktop, double Bosch ovens, deep dish sink, desk, dining seating for 12, adjoining hearth room with stone gas fireplace and access to back deck. Formal great room with gas fireplace and access to deck. Formal dining room seats eight. Laundry room has full size washer/dryer. Walk out basement also features stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher, & microwave. One of the second floor bedrooms also features a queen sleeper sofa. Lots of private space for families/friends wanting privacy but wanting to be together in the common area's and have enough room for everyone. Great scenic walking trails nearby also.

TV's include 110" home theatre, 1 50" tv, 1 40" tv, 5 bedrooms have tv's. Netflix and Hulu. Three car garage. Covered front porch with pond, back deck and lower level patio. View out back of the house is a lake with fountain.

Keywords: Short term luxury rental home, Large Lexington Luxury Home, Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland, Equestrian, UK Basketball, UK Family Visits, Multi-family vacation home, Lexington, Countryside, Private Country Club, minutes from I-75/I-64, 9 mi to downtown Lexington, 4 miles to Hamburg, Walking Trails, Biking Trails. Equestrian Facility

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Tina Ball (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Tina Ball

We are Lexington Kentucky realtors, homebuilders and developers of the community where the home is located. We want to offer visitors an opportunity to experience the Horse Capital of the World in our spectacular equestrian community, Walnut Grove Estates. This 7,000 square foot home offers all the ambiance one would expect while visiting our great city. We love Lexington. You will too! In the market to buy here? Count on us to find the perfect home for you! We will make your transition to Lexington pleasant and our services go above and beyond what you will find in the typical realtor experience!

We love it so much, we also LIVE here. We think you will want to also!

Tina Ball purchased this house in 2005

Why Tina Ball chose Kentucky

Walnut Grove Estates is located down a scenic country road bordering famous horse farms yet only 4 miles from nationwide I-75 and I-64 bringing approximately 75% of the U.S. population within a days drive. Also located only 4 miles from the bustling area of Hamburg, full of shopping, dining and nightlife. It's 9 miles from downtown Lexington and 12 miles from the Kentucky Horse Park via I-75. The home is in a community of 80% greenspace, backs up to a lake and fountain, and is adjacent to a first class golf and country club, with privileges available for a fee. Other private clubs are available for your enjoyment while staying at our property. Contact us for details! You won't get this level of experience in other properties! Also, check out our reviews! If a property doesn't have any, beware.

What makes this house unique

Wide open spaces are in and around this 80% green space equestrian community. Enjoy long walks on our safe, scenic roads or throughout any of the adjacent 100 acres owned by the developer, and your host. Located within 200 yards of a private Country Club, privleges available. Great pool in summer months, restaurant is excellent. Horse back riding and lessons are within the community at Walnut Grove Stables. A quick ride downtown (9 miles) to a University of Kentucky sporting event is always memorable. A short drive to Cave Run Lake (1/2 hour) satisfies our boating and lake desires. Hiking in Natural Bridge and the Red River Gorge is an hour away and worth the drive. Enjoy the weekends watching a Sunday afternoon polo match at the Kentucky Horse Park. Check out minor league baseball, the Lexington Legends, at sweet Applebees Park. Attending Keeneland's spring and fall meet, and sales. Catching a play at the Opera House. The list goes on and on! You can't beat staying at this home on your trip to Lexington!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at your home was way beyond our expectations! The pictures do not do justice to the property and the home is wonderfully decorated. The amenities make this a very relazing place to stay. Every detail is provided for just just as if you were in your own home. The layout of the home allows not only for a large number of people but provides alot of privacy also. The best part of our visit was provided by the personal attention given to us by Kerry & Tina who not only made us feel at home but also provided us with much local info, They made us feel like part of their family just staying for a family visit! We also met some of the neighbors who extended great hospitality to us.

We highly recommend this location for everyone looking to for an exquisite location with special southern hospitality.

Do not pass this home or you will miss the true experience of the Bluegrass County. Thanks for the Balls for all their hard work to make our experience possible!
Apr 2010
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KY Horse Park/Summer Vacation/Golf Trip/Keeneland! 4 mi off I-75/I-64
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Quincy, IL, USA


  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this spectacular home. Twelve friends spent 4 nights. Everyone had a comfortable bedroom and a convenient private bath. The kitchen provided a very inviting venue for visiting and telling stories of days gone by. We had ample room to visit around the spacious kitchen island as we cooked in this fabulous gourmet kitchen. We grilled steaks with all the extras. The cooks were involved in the conversation as we all were either around the kitchen island or enjoying the view on the deck. The kitchen, a large dining table, island seating, a bar, TV sitting area, and the deck are all staged in a manner to allow for great flow of people and activity. We have rented VRBO's 5 or 6 times. Our experience this time was by far our best experience. The home was very clean. Also, very well decorated and maintained. The owners were very helpful...they recommended restaurants and other entertainment venues. We highly recommend this home if you need a home in the Lexington area. PS. I haven't even mentioned the walkout lower level with the giant screen television.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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IEA 2016 Nationals

  • 5 of 5

When my daughters team qualified for Nationals the search began for a home that could provide a wonderful space for the parents to share this incredible and exciting time together! Imagine our excitement when I found Tina's home, that the four couples could enjoy together for five days. When we arrived everything was perfect, plenty of room for all of us to share with numerous spaces for anyone needing to do a little work.

Most of our days were spent at the Kentucky horse park watching our girls compete, but the evenings were filled with grilling, conversation and laughter! We enjoyed sitting on the deck enjoying wine and some of us a new found love for Bourbon! This home definitely was a wonderful home away from home and lasting memories of a lifetime were made!

Several blue ribbons, a sportsmanship award and a fourth place finish for our team was definitely exciting, However, my daughter being a senior and in the final decisions of choosing her college this trip finalized the deal. This home was in the perfect location for the Kentucky Horse park, Keenland, and the University of Kentucky! We were able to visit UK once again and make the decision that this school was the perfect fit for her and her career path of animal science/pre-veterinary. When we shared the news with Tina, she was so excited for our daughter and family! She went the extra mile to help us with housing for her orientation and extended a sincere friendship of being there for our daughter if anything should arise.

Tina and Kerry are such wonderful people, and we are so excited to start the next four years with a friendship already in place!

Their beautiful home provided everyone with a incredible memory of IEA 2016 Nationals, and a lasting friendship for years to come!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peachtree City, Georgia, USA

Perfect for a girls' weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home for four days for Rolex. This was a trip for a bunch of girls from my barn. We loved being able to have space to hang out, grill, and fix meals together. We bought our tix for next year today. If we have a similar large group I'm sure we will think about staying here again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We recently rented this beautiful house for the breeders cup horse race. The owners were very cordial and everything met our expectation. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

8 friends - 4 couples- rented this home for 4 days and really enjoyed our stay. We were in Lexington for Football, Keeneland, Bourbon tours and an opportunity to reconnect from our college days of 30 years prior! Tina was easy to work with over the phone to get everything set up and Kerry greated us upon arrival, showed us around the house and how to opperate TV's, grill... An info sheet with further instructions and restaurant suggestions was also provided and we took advantage of breakfast at Windy Corner Market - well worth the short drive through beautiful countryside! Lots of space in the home to spread out and the kitchen was great for cooking a few meals and all to be together around the table to share laughter and stories. If we are back in Lexington with a large group we will definately rent from Tina and Kerry again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Property

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for 10 days during a horse competition. It was an easy drive to horse park and felt like you were in a country getaway after long days at horse park! We had all the family (8) and everyone was comfortably independent in their own cozy rooms with bathrooms. The home was so spacious and fun to hang out in the evenings and watch tv in the theatre Room. We cooked most evenings in the fabulous kitchen which was well stocked. The owners couldn't have been more hospitable arranging dinner reservations the night we arrived and offering their advice on the local restaurants. We are hoping to get back to horse park this year and would definitely stay at this property again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Lexington Bluegrass Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Greenbrier Golf & Country Club
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Greenbrier Golf & Country Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Malones Steakhouse top 10 in Country
Car: recommended

Luxury Home in heart of Horse Capital of the World, Lexington, Kentucky. Golf privileges at adjacent Greenbrier Golf & Country Club. 12 miles to Kentucky Horse Park. 9 miles to downtown Lexington, 4 miles off of I-75/I-64. Minutes from bustling Hamburg Pavilion filled with restaurants, nightlife, shopping.. Stay here on your next visit to Keeneland or Fasig Tipton for horse sales, University of Kentucky sports, Kentucky Horse Park

events. Rent a houseboat or ski boat on nearby Cave Run Lake or Herrington Lake. 20 minutes to the famous Berea College Art Community. 50 minutes to Natural Bridge and Red River Gorge and 90 minutes to Lake Cumberland. 75 miles from both Louisville and Cincinnati.

Also enjoy access to numerous private clubs owners have memberships to for private dinners, event, social activities as our guests.

Golf: Enjoy privileges at adjacent Greenbrier Golf & Country Club. 9 holes weekday with cart $50, 9 holes weekend

with cart $60, 18 holes weekday with cart $65 and 18 holes weekend with cart $85. Rates are per person.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Lexington, Kentucky

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
15 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$326
Property Damage Protection A$129
Refundable Damage Deposit A$2,612

$2,000 non refundable reservation deposit required. Nightly rate due prior to occupancy. If you go through VRBO to pay, note that we do not accept their damage protection policy. You must still submit the non-refundable $2,000 deposit directly to us. Cancellation must be within 14 days for full refund of monies paid, minus the non-refundable deposit.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lexington

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , First floor master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Bedroom 2 has private vanity, jack & jill bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Private vanity, jack & jill bath shared w bedroom 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Private attached bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Basement bdrm private exterior access, full bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 child bed , Private attached bath
  • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (2), One queen size sleeper sofa also included in one of the queen bedrooms, in addition to the bed. One child size bed included in one of the King bedrooms (in addition to the King bed).
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Greenbrier Golf & Country Club privleges available for added fee. Horse riding lessons. Board your horse in our community stables! For those desiring a more leisurely pace, take a long scenic walk right out the front door!