THE CARRIAGE HOUSE IN HISTORIC MIDWAY NEAR LEXINGTON

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
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THE CARRIAGE HOUSE IN HISTORIC MIDWAY NEAR LEXINGTON

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Totally Renovated and Updated

This beautifully restored and decorated historic property is in the heart of historic Midway, Kentucky. You’ll be in the center of it all – only a few minutes from Lexington, Kentucky Horse Park, the Bourbon Trail and Frankfort. Midway is becoming a center for bicycling through the horse country.

This home features two large bedrooms both with queen size beds, two full bathrooms, family room with 47” flat screen TV, WiFi, and an outdoor deck. The furnished kitchen has a full-size refrigerator, 4-burner stove with oven, dishwasher, microwave, large sink, and plenty of storage. Full size washer and dryer. The home is kept completely pet free, has hypoallergenic air filtration, and air conditioning. For the extra quests there is a high quality queen sized air mattress with frame that is easily set up in minutes in the living room/tv room.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome

Scott Congleton

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My wife and I purchased this property in 1982 as we wanted something different and we wanted a challenge. The property was originally the R. W. Lacefield Lumber Company and was started in 1902. We have been working for the past 30 years to make the old warehouse behind the Carriage House our home. I hope to live long enough to see it completed as I am doing most of the work myself. We are the caretakers of the property and we are here to insure your stay is all you expected and more. We want you to tell your friends about Midway and we want you to come back as often as possible.

Scott Congleton purchased this house in 1982

The Carriage House was started in1902 and was the office/retail space for the lumber company. 30 feet behind the Carriage House is the old warehouse that my wife and I have been working on for over 30 years to make it into our home. Two buildings behind the warehouse had fallen in due to neglect and were hauled to the dump. There is a 1400 sq foot shed on the back of the property.

Midway is unique in that it does not have any franchise businesses at all. No Fast Food restaurants. You are just minutes from downtown Versailles, Frankfort, Georgetown, and Lexington KY. Midway is just off Interstate 64 which gives you fast access to Louisville and Cincinatti as well.

The Carriage House, built in 1902, is on the Kentucky Historical Buildings Charter. It is approximately 1100 square feet and has undergone a full restoration over the past three years. Shy of tearing the building down and coming up from the foundation it is all new. It has been completely re-wired with an up to date electrical service. It has a new HVAC System with humidity control as well as electrostatic filtration. The kitchen is completely new as is all the plumbing throughout the structure. There is a nice deck off the back of the house overlooking the vaccant lot nextdoor and shaded by an old River Birch and a Pine Tree. It is comfortable in the evenings even in the summer.

Midway is a small town more than a city as everything is in walking distance no matter where you are in the town. Railroad St, the main street of Midway, is full of nice restaurants, antique shops, leather and clothing stores. The town is in the heart of the Thoroughbred Farms in central KY. It is an ideal area for cycling as there are a number of competition events annually that start and finish in Midway. Midway is also on the KY Bourbon Trail and several of the great distilleries are just minutes from Midway and the tours are worth taking.

If you are a smoker then you will probably not like the Carriage House as it is a Totally Smoke Free Facility. No smoking of any substance will take place in or around the Carriage House. Having retired as a volunteer Fireman for Woodford County I have a fear and great respect for fire. Candles and cigarettes have caused more than one home in Midway to burn down. I don't want this to happen to my Carriage House. That and the fact that I don't want anyone to be bothered by the odor of old smoke and the reactions some people have to this. I have taken great measures to insure that the air in the Carriage House is as clean as possible. I have a commercial ORECK Filter running 24/7 to clean the air.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
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The Carriage House in Historic Midway Near Lexington
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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The Carriage House in Historic Midway Near Lexington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p428243vb
859-421-2881
Lexington Kentucky
Lexington, KY
5

Perfect location for a girls' getaway

Perfect location for a girls' getaway
  • 5 of 5
Five college friends and I stayed at The Midway Carriage House for a weekend in order to get away and reunite. This rental was the perfect location for this. The house was very clean and comfortable, and the owner went to great lengths to ensure that we had everything we needed. The kitchen was fully stocked and there were plenty of clean linens and bedding. We were able to walk to several different restaurants and shops, and the nearby bakery was delicious. I would definitely stay again, and I would recommend the rental to others.
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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The Carriage House in Historic Midway Near Lexington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p428243vb
859-421-2881
Lexington Kentucky
5

Great stay in an charming town

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in the carriage house with another couple for a weekend to tour some distilleries. The house was nicely appointed with everything to make our stay comfortable, including a wonderfully shaded deck. The carriage house is located a short walk from several great restaurants and shops. Overall, the town of Midway is charming with lots of well maintained historic structures. Scott was and eager to make our stay as comfortable as possible - and succeeded.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Carriage House in Historic Midway Near Lexington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p428243vb
859-421-2881
Lexington Kentucky
5

Weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5
This house and this town were the perfect setting for a weekend getaway for my husband and I. You could tell the pride the owners take in the carriage house! The house was stocked with everything we needed - even some puzzles and games to relax and enjoy after a few days of sight-seeing! The town was adorable and just right around the block. Lots of restaurants to choose from and a quick walk back home after a glass of wine or bourbon! What we treasured most though was solitude and the owners gave us that completely! I am definitely recommending this to others - both the home and the area!
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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The Carriage House in Historic Midway Near Lexington
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859-421-2881
Lexington Kentucky
Athens AL USA
5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5
Visited Midway for the first time in October 2013 and stayed 3 nights at Midway Carriage House. Our party consisted of two couples, so the 2 bedroom, 2 bath setup was perfect. Bedrooms are HUGE and linens and other decor is first rate.Walkin closets with wood hangers and plenty of storage. Kitchen is modern and included all high end appliances, cookware, glasses, plates, etc. REALLY enjoyed the Bose CD player. Deck out back is very peaceful too. Scott was a pleasure to work with on the reservation process and made use feel very welcomed. Walking distance to all of the restaurants and a BEAUTIFUL church across the street with chimes. Loved Midway and look forward to a return trip soon.
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We ask everyone to make comments about how we can improve the unit and their stay but no one seems to want to change anything. Well that is not quite true as we did add comfortable pillows to the couch as requested as well as a fly swatter. We are so pleased that everyone is enjoying The Midway Carriage House and Midway. We are biased and feel that Midway is the perfect little town and can be enjoyed by all ages. Come back soon. Scott & Julie
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The Carriage House in Historic Midway Near Lexington
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859-421-2881
Lexington Kentucky
5

A great stay !

  • 5 of 5
This was a great place to stay. The house was spotlessly clean, very well appointed, and everything worked exactly as it should. There were absolutely no problems. We used it as a meeting point for our family as our son is a student at UK in nearby Lexington. We were also very pleased that this house is one block from downtown Midway which means that walking to and from restaurants was easy and fun. We also walked to a wonderful bakery, about a half mile away, for breakfast. (recommended by the owner Scott.)

A very nice place indeed.
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So far we have been blessed with great reviews and no owner could ask for more. We are always trying to improve the rental unit to make it more comfortable and inviting so everyone that stays here will want to come back. We certainly hope they will tell their friends about their experience while staying at The Midway Carriage House. I think the number one area that we focus on is how clean the unit is upon everyone's arrival. We work harder on this than any other single area as that is the most important area from our point of view. We want you to come back soon and thank you for such a wonderful review. Scott & Julie
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The Carriage House in Historic Midway Near Lexington
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859-421-2881
Lexington Kentucky
Goshen, IN
5

Quaint & Delightful!

Quaint & Delightful!
  • 5 of 5
The Carriage House provided everything we needed- down to coffee, paper towels, dish soap and filtered water! Recently remodeled, the kitchen and baths are very modern, yet the house has lots of charm. Scott was very friendly and available if we needed him. Very clean. Lots of closet space. Would definitley recommend it.
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a delight to meet and listen to Ruby and her friends and I thank all of them for their helpful suggestions. I just put a new shelf/towel rack in the back bathroom so guests have more space to place everything. I am in the process of making the same type of shelf/towel rack for the primary bath as well. I always welcome helpful comments as to how I can improve the unit for a better stay for everyone. As always I hope they will come back soon.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Lexington Bluegrass Airport
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Clay's Ferry on the KY River
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 64 & I-75
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Several on Rail Road St (Main St. of Midway)
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Lexington, KY
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
There are at least 4 Restaurants in Midway
Car: recommended

Midway, KY is surrounded by the most beautiful thoroughbred horse farms in the world. They are all in easy driving or cycling distance. In addition there are a number of fine restaurants; casual to fine dining. All within walking distance. On the same block and just around the corner is a fine message therapist if total relaxation is part of your trip. (by appointment only)

When you send in an inquiry please include your phone number as e-mails through VRBO don't always get back to you. Very important.

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Availability & Rates

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Notes There is a $25/person/night over 4 people up to a max of 6 people. That would mean the rent per night for 6 people would be $250/night or $225/night for 5 people.
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Amenities

Amenities

Lexington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Historic
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
Kitchen:
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large Walk In Closet, Bed Side Tables, Dresser
  • Queen size Beds (2) Both bed rooms have new queen size beds with new mattresses and box springs., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a queen size Frontgate Air Mattress with frame that easily inflates and can be placed in the living room for 2 additional guests. The couch in the living room can also be used to sleep on.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water tubing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
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