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5 BR, 4 baths, Pool, HotTub, Family Friendly, near Louisville KY, Private

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,900 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

5 Br, 4 Bath, 2 Kitchen/dining Rms, 2 Dens, Great Views, Privacy, Pool/hot Tub

Deluxe accommodations matching luxury hotels & resorts, but with complete privacy. Enjoy the outdoors with waterfall, private patios & balconies, large park-like setting, in ground pool, hot tub, sitting & dining areas. Indoor common areas provide ample room for family style meals & entertainment with theatre area plus television in upper living room. Sleeps up to 18 comfortably with two large dens, large family dining areas, deluxe kitchens, modern finishes & furnishings, pool & hot tub, large patio seating, fire pit. Appointed with hotel-quality towels and linens. Kitchens fully equipped. This property is close to shopping, dining and activities for all ages so you can plan to hang out or venture out! Perfect for generational family vacations.

Denise Bessler
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Denise Bessler

As former educators, we love people! We operate a bed & breakfast, antique shop & an events venue + catering facility, but often don't have the space to accommodate larger families or groups so we decided to replace our previous home/vacation rental with a similar house to allow us to have our own family gathering place and a place for others to enjoy as well!

Denise Bessler purchased this chateau / country house in 2015

Why Denise Bessler chose Fredericksburg

Beautiful architectural structure & setting, perfect layout and accommodations for groups- up to 18 people drew us to this house. We love the outdoors and privacy and this has plenty of both! The Louisville/Southern Indiana area has many attraction and events to make an adventuresome vacation for anyone.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Water feature, private balconies & patios, wonderful views, pool, hot tub, 10 acres of hiking, pure luxury in a peaceful, private setting. Spacious house with beds for 12 & sleeper sofas for 6. Lots of space to get the entire group together as well as private areas for conversation & family time. Kid & family friendly!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Fredericksburg

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Shared with BR 2 & 3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Deluxe lower level bath with BR 5
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Deluxe master bath with soaking tub, walk-in shower, double
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower , Full bath next to BR 5 & for lower level use
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Shares hall bath with BR 3
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , Private deluxe bath with shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Shares hall bath with bedroom 2. Vanity & basin in room.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 large double bed , 1/2 Bath outside bedroom door with hall access
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • hiking
  • swimming
You have to see it & stay to believe it! Our previous property was wonderful & had a 5 star rating for cleanliness, hospitality, good location, furnishings & things to do - while similar, this is an upscale version. This home is truly perfect for family vacations & entertaining. Give us a try - I guarantee a great stay!!


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5 BR, 4 baths, Pool, HotTub, Family Friendly, near Louisville KY, Private
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews

Great home for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 4 night stay at Tom and Denise's home...we had such a great time! The house is immaculate and beyond well cared for. The grounds are so pretty, really the pictures do not do it justice. We met up with four families from around the country for our yearly reunion, and everyone enjoyed the secluded location. Coming from the Chicago area, it was nice to get off the grid for a while. There was plenty of room for the kids to spread out, and they LOVED the pool area. The lower level was perfect for all of them to have sleepovers together, while the adults hung out upstairs. Two kitchens were super helpful, as a second fridge is a must with this group. We had such an amazing visit with everyone, and we truly appreciate the use of your beautiful home! Thanks again Tom & Denise!

  • Review Submitted: 01/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind remarks. Knowing it met your expectation makes it worth all of the hard work we put into providing our home for others to enjoy.
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful experience! This was our third time staying with kids & grandkids!! Great & attentive owners! Highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: 17/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a big family

  • 5 of 5

We were totally happy with every aspect of this house and property. It is well maintained, very clean, roomy and comfortable. It is tucked away in the country so a drive of 20+ min for groceries is expected, but since someone was always making a day-trip to Louisville that was never an inconvenience. Our Louisville (45 min) and local Indiana outings included bourbon distilleries, wineries, horseback riding, shopping, biking underground in the limestone quarry, horse-races at Churchill Downs and more. Slept 10 adults and two teens easily in the five bedrooms and hide a bed in the finished basement family room. We also had 7 little grandkids there sleeping in port-a-cribs we brought along, plenty of room.

  • Review Submitted: 24/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Thanksgiving Family Get Together

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing place for a large family to get together and just be "family". The home is secluded yet not far from areas of interest, shopping, and of course Louisville. The kitchen's were amazing. The hot tub was relaxing. Nicely decorated and lots of space for everyone, especially when one needs "alone"time. Landscaping is lovely, and had it been summer we would have enjoyed the lawns, woods, and pool a great deal.

Do wish the fireplace had been working, since it was Thanksgiving and I have ALWAYS wanted a fireplace located where this was, between rooms! Fantastic placement. There is always a next time. :)

The owners were accomodating, pleasant, helpful, and attentive to our needs. Both Tom and Denise were SUPER! Can not say enough good things about them. This was the first time we did something like this, and it went off wonderfully for us, all our children, and grandchildren were as happy as could be.


  • Review Submitted: 28/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we have stayed at this rental... just as good as the first time! Owners are kind and helpful! This is a great place for a family gathering... lots to do!

  • Review Submitted: 05/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

I emailed the owners with questions. They got back to me right away. House,and pool were spotless. Had a little issue with the hot tub,they came with in the hour. It's a very big home,with plenty of bedrooms,bathrooms two very nice equipped kitchens. Very private. No one close by. We will definitely stay there again

  • Review Submitted: 22/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Louisville International
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Salem, IN
Nearest Golf
33 Miles
French Lick, IN
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Salem Speedway
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Salem, IN
Nearest Ski
24 Miles
Paoli, IN
Car: necessary

Centrally located for the best entertainment & recreation the Louisville, Ky & Southern Indiana area has to offer- canoeing, gambling casinos, boating, fishing, golf, horse racing, museums, shopping, Ky State Fair, college & semi-pro sports, & more.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Insurance AU$134.13

This is a wonderful house & location sure to please the most discriminate traveler. Well worth the cost.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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