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Historic "Bank" Lodging, near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 92 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5-7 (See Deborah's Guesthouses for more)

This 100-year-old bank was left to ruin, after a larger bank bought it out and closed it down.

The open design of the Bank makes it ideal for 2-3 adults plus children. The only bathroom is accessed through the main bedroom, off the kitchen.

**Note: If you are one family with more than 5 children coming (NOT adult children :)), and many of them are young, send an inquiry to me with how many adults, how many children plus their ages, and we will consider going over the maximum in this case.

The Bank's septic system is also "historic", and we have to treat it with tender loving care!

The vault is now a bedroom, with a twin over full bunk bed. There's also a TV with video player in the vault (no TV reception), just in case you want to lock your kids in there for a while. (Kidding...the steel vault door is wired open :)

The main teller's area is now the living room with TV/DVD. Plus a table if your group is larger and wants to eat meals in this spacious room. The living room has a twin day bed, and a twin trundle bed.

Off the living room is the former office area, which now has a queen size bed, a large reading chair with ottoman, and a nice-sized closet filled with extra linens, blankets, and some games and puzzles.

The kitchen is in the back of the bank--this was the employees' area. It comes complete with dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster oven, pots and pans, dishes, coffee maker, and a small dining area.

Off the kitchen is the laundry area, and that leads to the full bath, with tub/shower, towels and washcloths, plus hairdryer. (NOTE: The only bathroom is located at the back of the Bank, accessed through the main bedroom and the kitchen.)

Check-in: 4 pm EST. Check-out: 11 am EST

More Details

Owner
Deborah
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Deborah

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 intelligent...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 bank building...

Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
275
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Petersburg Quick Stop--deli, breakfast
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Perfect North Ski Slopes
Car: necessary

5 miles from the Creation Museum.

16 miles from Perfect North Slopes.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Petersburg

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Vault - 1 double bed , 1 single bed
    'Former Office Area' bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Living room - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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Historic "Bank" Lodging, near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter
average rating of 4.8613863 based on 101 reviews
5

Really fun, pleasant stay

  • 5 of 5

The bank was perfect for the two of us. Petersburg is pretty close to the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter and was a nice departure from look-a-like hotel rooms. The room has been restored with a touch of history but with modern day conveniences. Very fair daily rate. We could park right outside the door, so easy loading and unloading. Having a kitchen and laundry was a big help during our vacation. Thank you Deborah and Wanda.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay for our family (3 adults, 2 older children). Everything was clean and organized. It was soooo much nicer than staying in a hotel. We had our own kitchen with a lot of equipment (pots, pans, knives, utensils, glasses, plates, etc) and there was plenty of sleeping space.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

cute, cozy, quiet and very clean.

  • 5 of 5

The bank was a different type of house to stay in. My granddaughters loved the bank vault to sleep in. It was small but fit the 5 of us very well. It was well stocked with everything to cook with. Quiet town with very friendly people. Close to big stores and things to do. I would stay again if we are in that area again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the Bank!!!

  • 4 of 5

I took my mom (77 yr old) and son (13.5) to the Creation Museum, the Ark Encounter, Rabbit Hash, and ate dinner either in Ohio or Indiana each night exploring. Loved our time here. Very nice folks in Petersburg. Very friendly at the Petersburg Panty. THANK YOU for helping us make memories as a family!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience. It was very clean and my kids loved staying in the vault!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Surpassed Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

The Farmers Bank VRBO was a perfect fit for our family of seven as we visited the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter. The housing was clean and well stocked for our stay. Loved having access to the family size griddle, crockpot, and salad bowls. The extra touches like Netflix and the pamphlet of the historic walking tour of Petersburg made our stay even more enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Petersburg

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$159
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee A$63.7 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.36%

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 12.36% is added.
Kentucky sales tax 6.00%
Kentucky transient room tax 1.06%
Northern Kentucky transient room tax 5.30%
Total 12.36%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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