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Kentucky Derby Home. Relax in amazing home: family friendly, great location

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 2.5 bath pool home to meet all of your entertainment needs

DERBY 2017!!This renovated home is located at the end of a cul-de-sac with a spacious backyard and large pool deck. It is the perfect home to meet your vacation needs- whether visiting for the KY Derby, or just a relaxing vacation. The central location and size make this a great home for a family reunion. The home sleeps 9-12 people with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a finished basement. The master bedroom offers an amazing night of sleep in a luxurious king size bed, two bedrooms have queen beds and the fourth bedroom has a twin over full bunk bed. There are 2 additional twin size mattresses in a bunk nook in the finished basement. The pool and yard area will amaze you- whether you want to relax in the sun poolside, play some basketball or volleyball in the yard or have a dinner party on the gorgeous pool deck, this is the place to be. The gourmet kitchen has a gas stove and plenty of pots, pans and gadgets for your feast. The pool deck has a standard size gas grill. There is even an herb garden and vegetable garden to collect your own produce, if in season. This home is not a party home, it is in a family neighborhood. Four cars can be parked in the driveway. The home is located on the east side of Louisville with easy access to any downtown venue. It is less than 15 miles from the Churchill Downs and the KY Derby Museum. Book early, this home is only available for rental 14 days per year.

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Jodi

I grew up in Louisville and am happy to help with planning your vacation in any way I can. Our family loves living in this location, as we are close to everything we love to do. We love the outdoors and KY has beautiful trails to bike, lakes to fish and scenes to admire. My husband and I have relocated several time with his military service, but we are thankful to call Louisville home now. It is a great place to raise our family.

Jodi purchased this house in 2010

Why Jodi chose Kentucky

Why call Kentucky home? Besides the beauty of the state, the people are as generous and hospitable as you will find anywhere. Louisville is a great central location, as we can drive to Chicago or Atlanta in less than 6 hours, we can be at the beach or the mountains in 10 and 14 hours, respectively. There are camping, hunting, rock-climbing, and boating opportunities within a very short distance. Plus, my extended family lives in the area, so our children are being raised with a strong family tie. My husband and I met and married here, and we have an amazing church family. We hope you enjoy Louisville as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

This property has an amazing outdoor area. The pool, pool deck and yard will add so much value to your stay.


Louisville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Second floor guest bath: jacuzzi tub/shower & double sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , First floor powder room/ pool bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath recently updated, double vanity, large shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master: king size adjustable bed, walk-in closet, ensuite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen sized mattress with extra twin mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 baby crib , Queen size bed, walk-in closet& 2 pack-n-play portable cribs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 4 child bed , Queen size bed and reach-in closet, 4 camp cots available
    Den - 1 double , Full sized futon in the den
    Basement bedroom area - 3 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 2 twins in bunk, a twin mattress in basement, toddler bed
  • Master bedroom with new king size bed, walk-in closet, ensuite bathroom, just updated.There are 2 pack-n-play portable cribs, 4 camp cots, and a queen air mattress available on site.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Kentucky Derby Home. Relax in amazing home: family friendly, great location
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Chicago area

Great place to stay in Louisville.

  • 5 of 5

The house was a perfect place to stay for my family and I. The house was clean and the area was great. The pool makes a huge difference with the kids. Great restaurants with take out and delivery close by. Recommend having a car. Uber was $25 to downtown. No complaints as all was great and highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Marvelous, Clean & Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

We felt right at home when we stepped through the doors of this lovely home. Jodi was such a sweet hostess. We enjoyed the Derby Pie & the Fresh flowers through out the house. Everything was so organized & extremely CLEAN. Can't wait to go back & visit the Gorters again.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely marvelous place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Home was very clean, organized & host was AMAZING to work with. The fresh flowers & Derby pie was such a wonderful surprise. Jodi made us feel so at home.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home! Youth friendly,Gracious Host

  • 5 of 5

Great accomodations for our high school FFA group. Short drive to Kentucky Expo center. Plenty of room for group to enjoy a meal or watch a movie together.Wonderful personal touch to our stay and delicious derby pie!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, OH USA

Beautiful Home and Wonderful Hosts

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a home in the Louisville area for a weekend away with our family. There were 6 adults and 1 infant and this home was perfect. It was very spacious, clean and beautifully decorated. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need to cook and we enjoyed grilling and eating by the pool. We spent most of our time by the pool and patio area, it was beautiful and very relaxing. The location was great, the neighborhood was nice and quiet, but it was close to restaurants, shopping, golf and about anything you would need. There was a basket of goodies for us when we arrived and lots of information on restaurants, places to go and things to do. Jodi was so helpful from the start to do what she could to make our stay comfortable and topped it all off with a delicious Kentucky Derby Pie. We had a wonderful family weekend in this home and would definitely stay again if we were back in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Geneva, IL

Perfect house with Perfect hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about our stay at this lovely home!! We have stayed at a vrbo every summer for the last 10 years with our extended family and this house was the best yet! We had 9 family members in our group ranging from 11 years old to 81 years old and we were all very happy here. From the first inquiry we made to reserve this house until our the last day of our vacation stay, Jodi was very responsive and attentive-her attention to detail is second to none. She left us armed with everything we needed- and more! The welcoming goody basket with an instructions booklet, restaurant menus, grocery store and church options, suggestions on area day-trips, and a homemade Kentucky Derby Pie, was more than we could have asked for!! In addition, her personal touches throughout the house did not go unnoticed... There are 5-star hotel concierges who could learn a lot from Jodi! The house is gorgeous: we took advantage of the pool, and the kids also loved using the trampolene and we had a few fun games of basketball! The house is in a beautiful neighborhood and the location is extremely convenient to grocery stores, department stores, restaurants, malls and the interstate!! The neighborhood was beautiful and we enjoyed many morning walks!! We would definitely stay here again.... I would rate this 10 stars if I could!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you consider us in the future. Your family is beautiful. We love that our home can be used to create family memories! You all are welcome anytime! I'll have another KY Derby pie waiting...
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Nearest Airport
11.5 Miles
Louisville International
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Hurstbourne Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
PF Chang's
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Paoli Peaks Ski Resort

This subdivision in Louisville has it all. Only 11 miles from the Kentucky Exposition Center and downtown Louisville, and only 15 miles from Churchill Downs (Home of the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Derby Museum). Great walking neighborhood with golf course views all around. Beautiful foliage, manicured lawns... Restaurants are plentiful. There are 2 large shopping malls within a few miles, a movie theater and many boutique shops in the area. Downtown Louisville with historic Museum Row (Louisville Slugger Museum, Muhammed Ali Museum, Frazier Museum, etc) and the beautiful waterfront are 15 minutes away. The Louisville Zoo and Botanical Gardens, and the world renown MegaCaverns are about 15 minutes away. This location is the perfect central location for all of your vacation needs.


Rates & Availability

Louisville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Derby 2017
May 3 2017 - May 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th, 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
Breeder's Cup 2018
Oct 31 2018 - Nov 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,500

If you exceed the maximum number of guests, please inquire as we may be able to work with you. The standard fee is $25pp/n, but we are happy to negotiate this rate with you.

75% of the rental fee is due upon booking. The remaining 25%, plus the refundable security deposit ($1500) is due fifteen (15) days prior to check in.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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