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Beautiful Secluded Family Getaway

Bedrooms 7
Space 306 m²
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Very Private 7 Bedroom, 3 Full Bathrooms, In ground Pool And Pool Table

2 king beds, 2 queen, 2 full, 4 twin, 3 full bathrooms, large capacity table will seat 10, stainless steel appliances, wine cooler, garbage disposal, washer and dryer, dishwasher, microwave, stone fireplace with firewood provided(in season) 20 x 40 in ground pool with slide and diving board, beautiful 20 x 40 Koi pond in front, front and back porches, pool furniture and bar on back porch.

Barry Vance
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Barry Vance

My husband and I went to school in Adair Co KY but it wasn't until years later that we found each other. We got married in June 2010. We have 6 children and 2 grandchildren with one more on the way. We currently live in White House TN

Barry Vance purchased this lodge in 2005

Why Barry Vance chose Kentucky

This was my husbands dream home. It took 11 months to build and he used several trees from the property for the building material. One of the bedrooms is completely cedar as well as the stairs going up to the bedrooms. He used actual tree trunks as supports for the landing and for the fireplace mantel.

What makes this lodge unique

stone, wood burning fireplace, 22 ft ceiling in the great room, exquisite sunset while sitting on the back porch or relaxing by the pool. A very tranquil, peaceful place to come and relax! I'm sure you will love being here as much as we do!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge rental in Austin

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 306 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double bed
  • The bed arrangements may change with the addition of the 7th bedroom. We will have a complete update soon. Please call or email for more information on this.
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beautiful Secluded Family Getaway
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Great place for family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a five-day stay in this Austin home and were very pleased with our accommodations. We had a total of four families, 8 adults and 9 kids (three of them were toddlers, one an infant and the rest ages 7 through 16). The kids absolutely loved the pool as well as the pool table inside and there was plenty of room for dining and lounging together. The countryside is beautiful and quiet, and when we wanted to get out and tour the surrounding areas, they were easy drives. Barren River State Park is just 10 minutes away, where we enjoyed horseback riding. We also went to Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese and toured the facility. That was just down the road as well. Glasgow was the perfect distance for grocery shopping and the movies and we ordered a cake to celebrate an anniversary from the Cakery, which was outstanding! The people in Kentucky are so incredibly friendly, we truly felt welcome wherever we went. We also visited Bowling Green, where we went to the Corvette Museum (they just started a new promotion the day we were there that for $20, you could ride in one of three Corvettes they featured. It was our son's 10th birthday and he had such a great time!). We also went to Mammoth Cave. Owners Barry and Tanna Vance were a delight to work with in scheduling our stay. Very nice people. :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the pool, nice secluded area.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described. We pretty much lived in the pool and backyard. Barry was very helpful and only a phone call away, but was never intrusive on our time there.

There were 9 adults and 6 children and we had plenty of room. Loved our time there.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to get away!

  • 4 of 5

2 years in a row for us. The kids and grandkids love it and voted to go again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Louisville, KY

Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Once again we had a wonderful trip to the cabin with our family. The Grands love being together in the wide open spaces! The pool was great too!

Great place for a family trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Soothing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The serenity of this cabin will definitely bring us back! It is secluded, peaceful, clean and spacious. The kitchen is well stocked and the dining room table accommodates 12 people easily. Instant response time from the owner made booking and the trip itself trouble-free and therefore more enjoyable. Leaving was the hardest part of our mini vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us- Look forward to seeing you again! Call anytime if you have questions or need to get booked... Thank You Barry Vance
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Super nice getaway

  • 4 of 5

As a large group of women getting away from it all, this place was just great! It had plenty of beds so just about everyone had their own bed - we appreciate not having to share. The kitchen was well equipped and the fireplace wonderful (thanks for providing wood). We had to do a little rearranging to make enough seating to hang out by the fire but it turned out to be very comfortable. Thanks to Barry and Tanna for their communications and putting up with our many questions!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nashville Tn
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Barren River State Park
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Barren River State Park
Car: necessary

30 minutes to Bowling Green Ky , 15 minutes to Glasgow Ky, 15 minutes to Scottsville Ky, 35 minutes to Mammoth Cave National Park and 80 miles to Nashville Tn.

When you turn right from Hwy 87 onto R Whitlow road you will be on a blacktop road. There will be a mailbox on your right with 313 on it and a gravel road going to the right. Follow the gravel road. The location of the house is at the end of the gravel road, not the middle as shown on the map.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

14 day cancellation notice insures deposit refund less $50 fee.
There is an additional charge for number of guests above our maximum limit.

A stay of 3 nights or less, one night rental fee of $500.00 plus tax on one night rental of $50.00 and one time ins. fee of $89.00 for a total of $639.00 is due at time of reservation.
A stay of 4 nights or more, two night rental of $1000.00 plus tax on two night rental of $100.00 and one time ins. fee of $89.00 for a total of $1189.00 is due at time of reservation. Bal is due morning of check in.