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Highlands Neighborhood, convenient to Churchill Down and Downtown

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom On Lovely Court

****Please inquire about Derby rates. Quotes generated on the website are often incorrect.***

IMPORTANT: The house is situated in a residential neighborhood, with neighbors in close proximity. Please keep noise at an acceptable level and quiet after 9pm. Make sure the nature of the location suits your needs before booking. Thank you!

The House: 2 story house with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, dining room and living room .

Enjoy relaxing on our front porch with swing.

Amenities include cable, washer & dryer, full kitchen, wireless internet, walk-in closet space in Bedrooms 1&2, off-street parking. We'll provide sheets and towels. The fridge and pantry will be stocked with some herbs & spices, condiments, snacks, tea and coffee.

Our home is child friendly, should that be a consideration.

Professional cleaners will get the home spic'n span before your arrival.

Sleeping arrangements: (sleeping up to 8 people)

- Master bedroom with Queen bed (brand new Sealy Posturepedic mattress - cushion firm https://www.sleepoutfitters.com/Shop/Detail/6859/Sunshine-Estates-Firm), walk-in closet and flat screen TV with cable (sleeps 2)

- Bedroom with Full/Double bed (sleeps 2)

- Bedroom with Queen bed (Firm Mattress with memory foam mattress topper )(sleeps 2)

- Convertible Futon Sofa in Living Room - sleeper dimension: 70.0' x 43.5' x 15.5' (sleeps 1 adult or 2 children)

- additional sleeping options: twin air mattress, walk-in closet room 2 (sleeps 1)(regular sofa, not convertible) (sleeps1) / fold out- twin camper bed (sleeps1)

- Baby Crib and/or pack'n play available

At&T U-verse Wire-less Internet & Cable TV

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Tax quoted includes:

Kentucky Sales Tax 6.00%

Kentucky Transient Room Tax 1.06%*

Louisville Transient Room Tax 9.01%*

Total 16.07%

*Funds collected for the 1% KY transient room tax and the 8.5% Louisville transient room tax are also subject to the 6% Kentucky sales tax. Therefore, we have provided you with the effective rate of the KY Transient Room Tax of 1.06% and the effective rate of the Louisville Transient Room Tax Rate of 9.01%. The published KY Transient Room Tax Rate is 1% and published Louisville Transient Room Tax Rate is 8.5%.

More Details

Owner
Chrisna Byck
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, afrikaans
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

About Chrisna Byck

We are a couple of documentary filmmakers, with 2 young boys aged 8 and 5, who live a bit of a circus family life. We travel a lot, spending our time between Louisville and Phoenix, AZ. We LOVE coming back to Louisville and our home and gorgeous, friendly neighborhood.

Chrisna Byck purchased this house in 2009

Why Chrisna Byck chose Louisville

The Highlands is a vibrant integral part of the city and is centrally located with easy access to the airport, Churchill Downs, downtown, NULU, University of Louisville, St. Matthews...just about anywhere in Louisville. The Highlands has many locally owned and independent restaurants, antiques shops, bars with live music, a natural food store, movie theatre, hardware, coffee shops, a skateboard shop, music stores, hair salons, wine and liquor shops, a bookstore, a brewpub, a musical instrument shop, tattoo shops, vintage clothes stores, a cigar shop, galleries, florists, a weekly farmers market, & ice-cream shops, etc. make up the eclectic mix along Bardstown Rd. that makes it a vibrant and fun place to stroll, dine, and live.

What makes this house unique

A lovely, comfortable 1900 square feet home away from home with all necessary amenities in Louisville's most sought after neighborhood. We love our sweet home, situated on a charming one block walking court, lined with blooming dogwood trees in spring and beautiful fall foliage in fall. Come take a load off and watch the world go by on our swing porch. Take a stroll through Cherokee Park, a 10 minute walk away. The park features hiking trails, bike trails, playgrounds, a scenic loop, golf course and more.

The home is very comfortable, with 3 bedrooms, plenty of closet space, spacious living area, separate dining area, off-street parking.

We provide all the comforts of home: full kitchen amenities, linens and towels, washer and dryer, cable TV and wireless internet, plenty of storage space and more.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay at this home in Louisville. The home is very spacious, clean and walking distance to Bardstown Road and Cherokee Park, my two favorite places in Louisville. Love the big front porch and porch swing! Perfect place to stay if you are coming to Louisville.

Reviewed on Airbnb: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/965588?s=duT3
Jun 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Louisville Standiford Field Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Various on Bardstown Road
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Cherokee Golf Course: 1 mile walk, 2 mile drive
Nearest Motorway
1.9 Miles
I-64
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Various on Bardstown Road
Car: recommended

The Neighborhood: The Highlands is THE best neighborhood in Louisville, centrally located, with lots to do within walking distance. We live on a lovely'walking street' - 2 rows of houses facing each other with a Dogwood tree lined walking court in between.

IMPORTANT: The house is situated in a residential neighborhood, with neighbors in close proximity. Please find a more suitable space if you are looking for a "party house."

Churchill Downs and Downtown, with museum row, Yum stadium, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kentucky Center for the Arts and much much more, is just a short drive away. Near various bus routes. 2 blocks from buzzling, eclectic Bardtown Road with restaurants, coffee shops, bars, shops and 5 minutes from Cherokee Park, with hiking trails, children's playgrounds, golf course, scenic walking/cycling loop road.

Amenities

Bonnycastle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please be quiet after 9pm and keep noise at neighborly level throughout the day.
  • Keep the front porch tidy during your stay – do not leave empty bottles, glasses, cans, etc. on the wall outside. It is an eyesore and not in keeping
  • Do not enter or access neighbors’ yards. Specifically, please do not enter or kick/throw balls onto the property directly opposite us.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom with Large Walk-In Closet and Flat Screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Small Closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1xfull bed+twin air mattress+twin foldout stored in closet.
  • Additional: sofa in living room can be used for one person as a bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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Highlands Neighborhood, convenient to Churchill Down and Downtown
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 25 reviews
5

Cute house, loved the area!

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent two nights in Louisville, and this house proved to be a great choice. Close to lots of restaurants, relaxing neighborhood, plenty of space, and all the amenities you could need. The owners were also super easy to communicate/deal with. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet neighborhood easy walking distance of good restaurants. Beautiful trees. Close to interstate

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained, all amenities suppled. Great for small intimate get togethers. Comfortable.

Huge washer and dryer.

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

Wonderful hosts, charming home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in the Highlands neighborhood in this home for our trip to Churchill Downs. The hosts were amazing; always quick to address any concerns I had. The home itself was very comfortable. It had plenty of room, and easy-to-use kitchen, and comfortable bedrooms. Best of all, the heat and air conditioning worked wonderfully, which doesn't always happen. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice place!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and 4 kids stayed here for 5 nights. We had a great time here! The house was very clean, the kitchen had everything we needed (we cook a lot) and the bedding was adequate for 6 of us. There were even games and toys for the kids. Close to a nice big park and easy access to the highway. The owner was easy to work with too. Would definitely recommend this place.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Find!

  • 4 of 5

We loved your house! It was perfect for what we needed and in a really good location. It was far enough away from the night life that it was still a very quiet neighborhood, but close enough to walk there if you wanted to. We got to the Expo center in 10 min and felt we were close to just about everything! The beds were comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed. We had 3 moms and 3 teenage daughters and we never felt crowded, even with the 2 full bathrooms, it worked out fine. We would definitely stay there again. Thank you for letting us stay there. :)

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Laurie, thank you so much for the lovely review. I'm so happy you had a great stay. Please come back anytime:) Best, Chrisna
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5

Charming, great location with all the comforts of home.

  • 5 of 5

This home is ideal for enjoying Louisville and its surrounding neighborhoods. It was clean, well stocked, and perfect for a family of four.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One Time Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.07%

House Rules:

1. The home is situated in a residential neighborhood – please respect our neighbors:
- Quiet time after 9pm
- Keep the front porch tidy during your stay – do not leave empty bottles,
glasses, cans, etc. on the wall outside. It is an eyesore and not in keeping with the character of the neighborhood.
- Do not enter or access neighbors’ yards. Specifically, please do not enter or kick/throw balls onto the property directly opposite us – the neighbor spends a lot of time and effort on her garden, and does not want plants to get ruined. A suggestion would be to play with balls further down on Edgewood Place or Cherokee Park is a 5 – 10 minute walk away with a huge field by Hogan’s Fountain.

2. Smoking is allowed outside on the back deck only. Please do not smoke on the front porch as the smoke travels over to the next door neighbor’s porch. An ashtray can be found in the kitchen in the skinny cabinet above the sink to the left. Please clean ashtrays and return them to the cabinet.

Thank you for your help in keeping our neighbors happy!

3. No illegal activities.

4. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order. We understand accidents happen, but please inform us of any damage, so we can fix it, claim against insurance or address it.

5. Pets are not allowed without permission.

5. Only use appliances for their intended uses.

6. Parking is available in the driveway, accessible from the alley behind the home. Street parking is easy and not restricted.

7. Fireplace: The fireplace is not operational. Do not attempt to use it.

8. Please clean the grill after use as a courtesy to the next guests, as our cleaning service does not clean this item.

Failure to abide by these rules will result in negative guest reviews and/or security deposit deductions. Thank you for your help!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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