THE MARTIN HOUSE - IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN LEXINGTON

Jeannette Bracken

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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THE MARTIN HOUSE - IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN LEXINGTON

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3 Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms - Sleeps 6-10

Visit martinhouselexington on the web for more info. Spacious 2 story brick home centrally located in Lexington’s Historic South Hill district is the perfect spot for Bluegrass area visitors. This unique home, built in 1908, is registered with the Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation, and is an intriguing combination of private retreat and downtown convenience. The completely fenced in back courtyard provides an inviting, peaceful venue for relaxing, and grilling out – but one has only to walk out the front door to discover all that downtown Lexington has to offer. This charming home has lots of character with 10 foot ceilings, hardwood floors and six uniquely tiled fireplace mantles throughout as well as 1st floor and 2nd floor screened in porches overlooking the courtyard and downtown Lexington. Other special features are a cozy seating area in the open, airy kitchen, and a coffee/ tea station in the office area located upstairs. A wonderful get away spot for old home lovers

Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
We came to The Martin House to get our family together in one place (8 of us)for a few days since we all live many miles apart. We were so pleasantly welcomed with fresh chocolate chip cookies (everyone's favorite!) and fresh flowers all over the house. We felt at home right away. Many rooms, many towels (they were needed with 100 degree temps), lots of comfy beds, and well-stocked kitchen. The owners left a list of suggestions for restaurants & things to see--great! There were lots of things to see within walking distance. We all loved the experience!
Jul 2012
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Jeannette Bracken

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We are a family of four living in nearby Paris, KY. We acquired this house in April, 2004 and decided it would be a lovely home for Lexington visitors to stay in. We started renting it as a vacation home in September, 2005.

Jeannette Bracken purchased this house in 2004

We have always loved downtown Lexington, and we couldn't resist this property when it came on the market. We love staying here on occasion, and really enjoy being able to share it with others that are visiting Lexington.

There are so many restaurants within walking distance of the house that you could eat in a different one each night. Our home is unique in that it is in the center of a historic district, and the craftsmanship is excellent.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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5
based on 34 traveler reviews

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The Martin House - In the heart of historic downtown Lexington
average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews
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The Martin House - In the heart of historic downtown Lexington
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Lexington Kentucky
Portage, MI
5

WONDERFUL HISTORIC HOME!

  • 5 of 5
Our family gathered in Lexington as a central meeting place over Easter. Great location to walk from and explore the city. Indian restaurant around the corner was terrific and very accomodating (requested take out). The porches were great for enjoying the first taste of spring weather. The owners were very attentive from our first inquiry through the chocolate cookies waiting for us when we arrived! Highly recommend the Martin House if you are going to be staying the Lexington area. Tall people need to watch their head at the top of the stairs!
  • Submitted: May 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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The Martin House - In the heart of historic downtown Lexington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p188961
+1 8599481313
Lexington Kentucky
Palm Coast, FL
5

GREAT HOME IN HEART OF DOWNTOWN

  • 5 of 5
This house is lovely and the owners were very easy to work with. The welcome plate of cookies was a huge plus. Was so nice to have everything we needed, spices, condiments, sodas even as well as soap/shampoo, etc.

We enjoyed walking to restaurants, etc. There was plenty of room for all of us. The parking is a bit tight but we were forewarned and did just fine.

The yard and porches were quite enjoyable too. We had great fun going to Keeneland, Rolex and Claiborne Farms
  • Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Martin House - In the heart of historic downtown Lexington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p188961
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Lexington Kentucky
United States
5

ROOMY, HOMEY ACCOMODATIONS IN THE HEART OF LEXINGT

  • 5 of 5
Great old house in the heart of Lexington. 3 bedrooms plus a sleeper sofa and air mattresses mean theres plenty of room for everyone; really enjoyed the screened in back porch. Place was built in 1908, so it has the charms of an older house but is also very clean with some modern touches. Owners were great with answering questions and making sure our stay was comfortable. They even had cookies waiting for us when we arrived. House is also very well stocked if you like to cook. Can't beat the location; you can pretty much walk to anywhere in downtown Lexington.
  • Submitted: May 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lexington Kentucky
new york city
5

PERFECT LOCATION - - GREAT SPOT

  • 5 of 5
The Martin House was just perfect for our visit to Keeneland and the Rolex Cup. The house itself was roomy enough to give everyone a bit of their own space - - and the common areas were great for relaxing/hanging out. the kitchen is cheery and well appointed.
We loved having our coffee on the deck upstairs and screened in porch off the kitchen.
It was a quick and easy drive to the horse parks, and in the evenings it was great to leave our car and walk to all the great nearby watering holes and restaurants.
We would definitely love to stay here again if our travels take us back to Lexington.
And the cookies were great too!
  • Submitted: May 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
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The Martin House - In the heart of historic downtown Lexington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p188961
+1 8599481313
Lexington Kentucky
4

LOVE THE COMFY FEEL OF HOME

  • 4 of 5
We absolutly LOVED this home. Perfect location. You can walk to the college campus, restaurants and do some shopping as well. It was perfect for my family. We were in the area for a competetion at the horse park and it was so nice to come back everynight to such a beautiful home. Would definitly recommend a stay at the Martin House. :)
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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The Martin House - In the heart of historic downtown Lexington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p188961
+1 8599481313
Lexington Kentucky
5

THE MARTIN HOUSE

  • 5 of 5
Our group of 10 found the Martin House the perfect setting for our ROLEX Three Day experience. The beautifully landscaped and private back yard was great for BBQ's and afternoon social hour entertainment. The house had ample rooms and comfortable beds for all. The kitchen/breakfast nook and room layout gave everyone the space to gather and converse and the men enjoyed the leather seating/big screen TV in the den. The location was convenient for walking to the local eateries (and there were many great places to choose from within blocks from the house). We honestly felt as if the owners had just left the house as if they were still living there.

PS: The cookies that were left for our arrival were great!!!! I would recomend this home for others to enjoy. Thank you Jeannette and Paul for making our stay a memorable experience..... :)
  • Submitted: May 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
6.3 Miles
Bluegrass Airport (LEX)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-64 and I-75
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Tates Creek Golf Course
Car: recommended

Walking distance: University of Kentucky Basketball, UK Campus,

Transylvania University Campus, Kentucky Theatre, The Opera House,

The Civic Center, Children’s Museum, Lexington Farmer’s Market, Rupp

Arena, many fine restaurants and nightclubs Nearby: Keeneland, Applebee's Park (Home of the Lexington Legends),

Ky Horse Park, UK Arboretum, Red Mile Harness Racing Track, Raven

Run Nature Sanctuary, Commonwealth Stadium (Home of UK Football) In the region: Shaker Village, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Old Fort

Harrod State Park, Ky State Capitol, Red River Gorge

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Availability & Rates

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Lexington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 2014 - Dec 2 2014
4 night minimum stay
$260
$1,495
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$260
$1,495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Changeover Fee 100
Pet Fee 25
Refundable damage deposit 200
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Minimum stay is 3-4 nights.

Cancellation Policy

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

Lexington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Computer Available
  • Iron & Board
  • PC
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , Handheld shower in claw foot tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Rear Bedroom - 1 king , Private balcony
    Front bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Front bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • There is a full size sleeper sofa with inflatable mattress in the upstairs den. We also provide a queen sized inflatable mattress on a frame that can be placed anywhere, as well as a full size inflatable mattress that sits on the floor.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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