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Renovated Train Station on Thoroughbred Horse Farm

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Come stay in our newly renovated 1890's train station in the heart of the bluegrass.

We are on a working thoroughbred horse farm right off Paris Pike, one of the most scenic areas in all of Central Kentucky. Drive by Gainsway and Elemendorf farms on the way to Claiborne farm. 15 minutes to the Kentucky Horse Park, Fasig Tipton, close to Keeneland and the Lexington area attractions.

Hutchison Station was part of the L&N railroad system between 1890-1950, it still has the original hardwood floors, 12' ceilings and much of the original molding. In its heyday it included a post office, livestock loading platform, general store and blacksmith's shop. You can read more about the station house in 'Ghost Railroads of Kentucky'. Many of the original families still live in the area.

Area activities include a 9 hole golf course within walking distance, and a short drive to many 18 hole courses, horse farm tours, historicl sites including Shakertown, Mary Todd Lincoln House, Henry Clay Estate, Civil War battlefields and much more.

We have easy access to I75 & I64 and are located 1/2 way between Lexington and Paris.

Keywords: Horse Farm, Kentucky Horse Park, Country, Train Station, Historic

More Details

Owner
Steve Parkes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Steve Parkes

Lisa and I run a Thoroughbred horse farm where the Station House is located. We live on the farm, Lisa since she was 5 years old. Farm duties involve the breeding and raising of thoroughbred horses. Lisa and her father raised and raced their own horses off this farm.

Why Steve Parkes chose Kentucky

This property has been part of the family farm since the 60's.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Wake up and have breakfast while looking at a field full of horses. Historic accommodations in a peaceful atmosphere. Walk to a 9 hole golf course.

Amenities

Paris Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Clawfoot tub with separate shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Renovated Train Station on Thoroughbred Horse Farm
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 68 reviews
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LOVE this place!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed here previously, and couldn't wait for our German friends to experience it. The station is super clean and feels so inviting when you open the door with fresh flowers and homemade cookies awaiting. Steve is so enjoyable to speak with and is always accommodating in any way possible. Sadie and John George are also the greeters when you park your car! The station is conveniently located to the KY Horse Park and several bourbon distilleries on the tour. And Windy Corner for breakfast just a few miles down the road has the absolute BEST biscuits we all have ever eaten. Can't say enough great things about the station, it's the best place to relax with friends after a day of sightseeing - the lightening bugs outside were pretty amazing too!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second visit, even better than the first

  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to Hutchison Station, both visits were exceptional. The house was immaculate, welcoming and comfortable. The owners are a pleasure to work with, very accommodating. The farm, donkeys complete this perfect country get away. We will return.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WELL KEPT PROPERTY

  • 5 of 5

My 90 y/o mother, wife, and myself had the privilege of renting this fine property in the first week of June. If you have read the other reviews concerning this property then I can certainly attest to their positive reviews and comments. The place is easy to find and centrally located just off of Paris Pike on Hutchinson Station Road midway between the cities of Lexington and Paris. Its' convenient location allows easy access to the attractions found in the area. Steve and Lisa Parkes are very accommodating and gracious hosts who aim to please their guests any way they can. If any issue ever arises during a stay they may be depended upon to promptly resolve it in a friendly and efficient manner. The property itself was found to be clean and comfortable with a full pantry of kitchen cookware and appliances supplied for those who prefer to cook and dine in. Overall, our stay at this location was thoroughly enjoyed by all. We were very impressed with the simple charm and elegance of the property. If you especially enjoy horses then this is the place to be!!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place to relax.

  • 5 of 5

It was our privilege to stay in this fantastic vacation rental three nights. Words cannot express the beauty and restfulness we experienced. Lisa and Steve was very gracious and made us feel welcome. Even the two charming donkeys next to our house as well as the horses and sheep was outgoing. I only give this place the highest ratings and hope that some time in the future we can return for another visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful ❗️

  • 5 of 5

This was such an amazing place. The area is so beautiful and relaxing. Thank you Steve and Lisa for everything and hope we can make a return trip.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Love it! Clean, comfortable, and atmosphere was fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

My mom and I stayed here in May while we toured the area. The rental is clean and is furnished with what you need for your stay. Steve and Lisa are great and the fresh baked cookies were a great touch. We will definately be back and highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Paris Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 7.0%

$300 refundable deposit due on booking.
50% of the rental 60 days prior to arrival, remaining 50% balance due 14 days prior to arrival.
Please make payments via Visa, MasterCard or personal check made payable Steve Parkes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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