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Smoke-free, pet-free house

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 102 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Super clean and quiet retreat in Louisville, Kentucky

Super clean and quiet retreat just five minutes from UofL's baseball and football stadiums, the airport, Kentucky Exposition Center, and Churchill Downs. Ten minutes from downtown.

Kitty's house is a charming 1926 brick cottage located in a tree-lined residential neighborhood. Take a walk or run along beautiful Southern Parkway to lush Iroquois Park. Catch the tranquil sounds of Vietnamese Buddhist monks chanting their daily prayers in front of the temple on the corner.

Visitors with allergies to cigarette smoke or pet dander will appreciate that we do not allow smoking (not even e-cigarettes) or pets at this property. The house is sparkling clean and well stocked to make visitors feel right at home:

* Off-street parking in driveway

* Fireplace with new vent-free gas logs

* 2 comfortable, queen-size beds with good mattresses and pillows and high thread-count, 100% Egyptian cotton sheets

* Towels, soap, shampoo and conditioner

* 52" plasma television

* High-speed internet

* Roku with Netflix, etc.

* Kitchen with everything you need to prepare and serve a meal (no deep frying please). We kept it old school with no dishwasher.

* Coffee maker

* Tea Kettle

* Refrigerator, electric stove/oven, toaster oven, microwave, blender

* Washer and dryer

* Hanging rack for drip-dry clothing or wet beach towels

* Ironing board and professional steam iron

* Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, playing cards and poker chips

* Ping pong

Whether you're here on business or just for fun, you'll appreciate our off-street parking and easy access to anywhere in Louisville. We're five minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from downtown. Here's where we're situated:

* 2 miles from Louisville International Airport, Churchill Downs, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Jim Patterson Stadium

* 2.2 miles from Iroquois Amphitheater and (in the fall) the Jack O'Lantern Spectacular, a 1/4-mile walking trail lit at night by 5,000 carved pumpkins!

* 2.5 miles from Speed Art Museum and University of Louisville

* 3 miles from Kentucky Exposition Center/Fairgrounds and St. James Court in Old Louisville

* 5 miles from NULU, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville Zoo, YUM! Center, Fourth Street Live!, and Kentucky International Convention Center

* 5.5 miles from Louisville Slugger Museum, Muhammad Ali Center, Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, and the Galt House Hotel

* 6 miles from Cave Hill Cemetary, Bardstown Road and the Highlands

* 7 miles from Louisville Waterfront Park and the Big Four Bridge

Guest Access

Entire house, including screened-in sunroom, patio with fire pit and table and chairs, and basement with washer and dryer and ping pong.

Interaction with Guests

We live next door and are available if you need anything or want some recommendations.

The Neighborhood

Beechmont is a beautiful, tree-lined neighborhood with interesting houses in the most culturally diverse part of Louisville. We've lived here for more than a decade and love our neighbors and our neighborhood!

Getting around

The #4 TARC bus stops at the corner and goes all the way downtown to Main Street (YUM! Center, Milkwood Restaurant, Proof on Main) via Churchill Downs, University of Louisville, and Old Louisville.

Other Things to Note

Only registered guests allowed on premises (maximum 4) and no more than 2 vehicles. Off-street parking in driveway.

More Details

Owner
Marilyn Bryan
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

About Marilyn Bryan

My husband is a Louisville native and longtime barber, whose shop is right next door in our home. I've lived in the city for 30-plus years and love our beautiful neighborhood!

Why Marilyn Bryan chose Louisville

We bought this house from our next-door neighbor and friend Kitty, who lived here until she was almost 98 years old! For several years, we used it as a guest house for out-of-town family and friends and then started offering it to other travelers, too. To us, it will always be known as "Kitty's house."

What makes this house unique

Kitty's house is just a few minutes from I-65 and I-264, and you can take 3rd Street north through Old Louisville and be downtown in 10 minutes. We live right next door and are available if you have any questions or need a recommendation.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Beechmont, Kentucky

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 102 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , original water closet in basement with laundry sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • tennis

Reviews

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Smoke-free, pet-free house
average rating of 4.9649124 based on 57 reviews
Jemez Pueblo, NM 87024
5

A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house is immaculate and was perfect for 2 women who have known each other since 1950. The bedrooms are quite nice with the bathroom in between. The kitchen is well equipped, although we ate out much of the time. It was nice having a dining room for breakfast, etc. The living room was comfy for both of our first binge watching on Netflix. We plan to return next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to meet you two, and I cannot wait to see you again! Thanks for staying at Kitty's house. You made my week.
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5

We loved Kitty's place.

  • 5 of 5

Overall a great experience. We arrived, were greeted immediately with a smile and delicious homemade oatmeal cookies and given a short but very informative tour of the property. This beautiful home is tastefully decorated and immaculately clean. It was extremely hot outside the weekend we visited Louisville therefore we opted out of using the fire pit provided on the back patio. Our granddaughters however did enjoy the ping pong table in the lower level. Another perk was having laundry facilities available if need be. The household furnishings were very nicely done keeping the history of the home intact. Having two bedrooms as opposed to just two beds in a hotel room made for a great nights sleep. The only thing we would change would be the feel of the mattress. They were both A little more firm then we are accustomed to. Our departure was just as easy as our arrival... although we hated to leave. Marylin made our stay in Kittys place a delight. Thank you 😊?

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Definitely recommend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Kitties for 3 nights and Marilyn was absolutely amazing! The house was so incredibly clean, and had everything we could possibly need during our stay. Our girls absolutely loved the homemade cookies left for them on the counter. Such a nice gesture! I would highly recommend staying here and we will definitely be back and stay here for all our vacations to Kentucky. Thank you Marilyn for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. What a sweet family you have! So glad to meet you all. Come back anytime.
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Rochester, IN USA
4

Clean and well organized.

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Very nice and helpful owners. Would definitely stay again!😊👍

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely spot with lovely host

  • 5 of 5

We love this place and Marilyn is so accommodating! we have stayed here twice, it is like being home with the best neighbor in the world!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

LOVE this property

  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to Louisville and we will always stay here when we visit! Our kids call this place their "Kentucky Home" and look forward to finding out what cookies might be waiting for us when we arrive. Plenty of room to relax and prepare food. Location is perfect for visiting the area. The hostess is lovely and makes everything easy and convenient while giving perfect privacy. Hope to come back sometime with friends and stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! I always enjoy hosting your lovely family.
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Map

Nearest Airport
1.7 Miles
Louisville International Airport
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Beechmont, Kentucky

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2018 Kentucky Derby
3 May 2018 - 5 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$4,540
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$151
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit A$189.16

15.5% tax rate includes 6% Kentucky state sales tax, 1% Kentucky transient room tax, and 8.5% Louisville Metro transient room tax.
Cancellation policy: Full refund of rental payment and security deposit if reservation is canceled 14 days before scheduled check-in date (except for the first week of May -- Kentucky Derby week -- when a 90-day notice of cancellation is required for a full refund).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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