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Cozy Cabin; 2 BR, Back Deck, Hummingbirds, Overlooking Private Stocked Pond.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 55 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 loft BR, 1downstairs BR, Pond, fully furnished, Unlimited WIFI, Great Views!

Unlimited high speed WIFI, queen size bed with foam mattress, backyard pond to fish in. (lots of Bluegill and a few awesome Bass), fire pit, fully stocked kitchen, and much more. We have recently renovated an upstairs small bedroom that has a full size bed in it. Note: to access the second floor bedroom, there is a ladder/stairs combination. (please, no young or small children in the upstairs bedroom). This bedroom has it's own window air conditioner.

We are conveniently located 5 min. away from Wildcat Adventures Park. (Plenty of parking for your ATV/Trailer at the cabin). Come and ride the trails all day, and come back to the cabin and enjoy a camp fire in the fire pit by night. (Bring your own firewood if you plan on using the pit). Sit on the covered back deck and watch the numerous hummingbirds, just a few feet away from you. Or, just sit and enjoy the view of the private backyard pond just steps away and the beauty of the nearby woods. Sit awhile on the floating dock at the pond and catch some rays of the sun. You can fish the pond. (Catch and release only of the large bass in there)!

Feel free to walk around our property and breathe in the fresh, country air. You may even get a glance of deer or turkey.

If you are an avid bird watcher, you will enjoy the various birds who will visit the bird feeder right outside the front window. Cardinals, nut hatches, goldfinches, blue jays, woodpeckers, and chickadees are the most common birds that are seen.

Watch the three resident horses graze in the fields surrounding you. You may feed them carrots and apples. Our horses are very gentle and love all of our guests, especially ones who come bearing treats!

The inside of the cabin is loaded with character and charm of days gone by; it even has a real tree trunk in it! Original hardwood floors throughout. Almost everything that you would need is provided for you; just bring your clothes, food, and drinks, plus fishing poles and bait if you enjoy fishing. See the 'amenities' section to see a complete list of what is supplied for our guests.

The massive floor to ceiling genuine field stone chimney containing a gas log gives a warm, cozy glow to the bedroom.

As mentioned, the cabin is equipped with high speed unlimited WIFI for your convenience.

A 32 inch flat screen television in the living room area with Dish programming, including local Lexington channels. It also has a DVD player, so bring your favorite movies along with you.

A Lazy Boy rocker/recliner to relax on and a couch that converts into a queen sized sleeper bed is also part of the living room decor.

The kitchen is large, and fully stocked with all sorts of amenities.

It has a full size bathroom with a shower/tub plus a wall heater of it's own so that you will keep yourself warm after bathing or showering.

Your well behaved and housebroken pet is welcome to accompany you for an additional charge of $25.00 per visit per pet under three days. Over three days, the fee is $10.00 per day per pet. Limit of two pets per stay. If you have plans to bring your pet, please mention this to us as you are making your reservation.

Note: If you wish to book this cabin for a one night stay only, the following applies to your situation. From Sunday evenings through Thursday evenings, we welcome one night stays year round. If you wish to stay one night for a Friday or Saturday night, check the calendar on the morning of the night you wish to stay. If it is not booked, we will allow you to reserve it that night. You would need to contact us directly, as the listing on HomeAway reads that a min. of 2 nights are required and you will not be able to book it through their website.

Renfro Valley Music Center is only a 15 min. drive away.

Other places and events that may be of interest to you include:

Wildcat Harley Davidson store is located on the north end of London, 10 miles south.

Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park is 15 miles south, in London.

Camp Wildcat Civil War Battle Historical Site is about 1 1/2 miles away.

Cumberland Falls State Park, the 'Niagara of the South' is 42 miles away, approx. 40 min. drive. It is a 'must see' to put on your list of things to do!

Original Colonel Sander's Cafe and Museum, Corbin, KY. Located approximately 20 miles south, eat where the Kentucky Fried Chicken began.

Speaking of food, there are many different restaurants in nearby London, KY.

Hiking trails are plentiful in our area; feel free to roam wherever you wish on our land. (70 acres). You can also drive a couple of miles up to the Wildcat Civil War Monument and hike some trails there.

This is just a short list of things you can do while you are visiting. There are many other special events going on year round in nearby London that may interest you. Just ask when you inquire and I will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

More Details

Property Manager
Julee Skarka
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

About Julee Skarka

My husband Pete and I are orginally from Northern Illinois. We moved down to Kentucky in 2001, and absolutely love it here. Pete had lived in Kentucky in the past when he attended MSU and fell in love at that time with the beautiful countryside. We currently have a small farm and raise chickens and have three pleasure horses for our personal use, plus Holstein calves.

Julee Skarka purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Julee Skarka chose Kentucky

We love horses and living in the country, and when we first set eyes on this piece of property, it was love at first sight! We really do feel like we have a small piece of heaven right here. The rolling hillsides, the deep woods, and the beautiful sunrises and sunsets just confirm the fact that we made the right choice by moving to Kentucky.

What makes this cabin unique

We are very near to the Daniel Boone National Forest which gives us great wooded views all around. There are numerous trails everywhere, great for both horseback riding and hiking, which we both love to participate in. We chose this property over all others because of it's beauty, tranquility, and seclusion.

We desire that you would feel 'at home' while you are here, and we are dedicated to give you the best service possible. It is our goal that every guest who visits comes away feeling refreshed and re-newed, and our hope is that you would desire to visit us again in the future.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in East Bernstadt

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Tub/shower combination, vanity, nightlight. We supply bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, shower mat for floor, soap, shampoo, hair conditioner and hair dryer. Propane wall heater for extra comfort in the cold months.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , See bedroom notes below.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sofa bed/futon , Pull out couch in the livingroom area.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 2nd floor bedroom. Access gained via ladder/stair combo.
  • The bedroom area has a queen size bed with a Serta brand foam mattress, (very comfortable!) Also has a 5 drawer dresser, and a wall heater. A 4 foot wide floor to ceiling genuine field stone chimney containing a gas log fireplace which faces the bed gives the room a warm, romantic glow. Fireplace is seasonal only. In the living room area, there is a sofa/sleeper full size. A small loft bedroom on the second floor has been added as of spring, 2017. It has a full size bed and dresser. It is accessed via ladder. Also has it's own window air conditioner.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We are only a short 5 min. drive from Wildcat Adventures Offroad Park, the recipient of the 2015 Hospitality Award for Laurel County. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer Adjacent to Wildcat Civil War battleground, miles of horse riding/hiking trails, farm pond fishing, 12 X 30 foot attached covered deck, outstanding views. 10 miles from World Famous Chicken Festival. Five miles from Rockcastle Rivers' canoeing.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(68 traveller reviews)

Cozy Cabin; 2 BR, Back Deck, Hummingbirds, Overlooking Private Stocked Pond.
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 68 reviews
5

Peace and quiet galore

  • 5 of 5

Loved our week at this cabin. My husband fished and I caught up on reading. He and I both desperately needed the peace and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good getaway,had a very enjoyable stay.Pete and Julee were awesome.

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful,house was perfect and loved the pond.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great relaxing weekend. Even the dog approved.

  • 5 of 5

Easy and comfortable. Low stress and very successfully got us away. Quiet and peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Recharge your batteries

  • 5 of 5

Just got done spending another week in the Bluegill Cottage. Thanks again to Pete and Julee for making a week without responsibilities go by entirely too fast. We couldn't have asked for better weather. Hope you see you guys again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Serenity

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place!! Everything was perfect!!

Great view, private and quiet. We loved feeding the fish and visiting with the horses, Ginger, Sierra and Promise. What a great spot to get away from it all.

The furnishings are nicely appointed and the home comes fully equipped.

The owners Julee and Pete were wonderful. We were 100% pleased with our getaway! We will definitely be back again.

Thank you for sharing your slice of heaven with us!!

Wendy & Mike

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

Me, my husband and Coco recently visited this cottage and loved it. Julee and Pete are wonderful hosts. They met us at the cottage the night we arrived. What a gorgeous place to stay. The bed was very comfortable and the cottage was very clean and maintained well. It was very quiet and peaceful. Breathtaking view of the rolling hills. We spent our days exploring around this place, swam at Laurel River Lake, took a trip to Cumberland Falls, paddled Wood Creek Lake and also walked trail to the Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield. We are really happy about finding this paradise and we miss our getaway . Thank you Julee and Pete for sharing your cottage with us. You make people happy. We hope to return soon :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Lexington, KY
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Shilohs Roadhouse
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
London Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 75 exit 49
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Gondolier, Cracker Barrel, Cheddars
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Beach Mountain
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Laurel Lake, Cumberland Lake
Car: necessary

10 Miles North of London, Ky. 3 Miles Off I-75 Exit 49

Wildcat Adventures, off road park, 3 miles

30 minutes from Historic Boone Tavern in Berea, Kentucky.

15 minutes from Renfro Valley live musical & comedy performances in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky

1 mile from Wildcat Mountain Civil War Monument

40 miles to Cumberland Falls State Park, Niagra of the south!

Other activities and attractions:

Colonel Harland Sanders Original Resturant & Museum: 15 miles

Daniel Boone Motocross Park

Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park: 13 miles

London Dragway

Rockcastle River Trading Co.: 6 miles

Wildcat Harley-Davidson: 10 miles

Annual Nearby Events:

Christmas on Main, London, KY Usually 1st weekend in Dec.

World Famous Chicken Festival, London, KY: Last full weekend in Sept.

Wildcat Mt. Civil War Battle: 3rd weekend in October

Redbud Bike Ride, London: April

Cruisin on Main, London (classic car show) 3rd weekend April through September

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in East Bernstadt

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$147
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$127
From
A$140
Fri,Sat
A$803
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$133.78
Pet Fee A$33.44 + Tax
Cleaning Fee A$53.51 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

If there are more than two people staying, there is an extra person per day charge of $8.00 per person per night.
One night stays are effective only Sunday through Thursday nights. Weekend nights Friday and Saturday, require a two night min. stay.
Cancellation policy is as follows: a cancellation within 7 days of your reservation, we will not issue a refund. If you cancel between the 7 days and before 30 days of your reservation, we will refund 1/2 of whatever amount you paid upon booking. If you cancel your reservation before 30 days of your arrival, there is a full refund of what you paid upon booking.
Pets are allowed. They must be well trained, housebroken, etc.
The pet fee is $25.00 per pet for 3 nights or less. Over 3 nights, fee is $10.00 per night. Limit of two pets per stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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