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Charming "Cottage", near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths (See Deborah's Guesthouses for more)

This cozy cottage was built in the 1800's and recently rehabbed. Quaint but eclectic, this home offers tin ceilings, an exposed brick chimney, original pine floors, art glass windows, and tons of natural light.

The first bedroom has a queen bed with a half bath attached.

The second bedroom is actually a sunroom with a queen-size canopy bed. It has its own sink area, as well as access to the outdoors. Three large skylights welcome the morning sunshine.

Children will love the loft, with its two tented twin beds. Also, there is a queen size sleeper-mattress on the floor for further sleeping, as well as video viewing.

Off the loft is a small screened-in porch that opens onto a 20' x 20' deck.

The kitchen and living room combine to make one large room. Food and fellowship are always a winning combination.

The laundry room is available for your convenience.

More Details

Owner
Deborah
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Deborah

As a flight attendant, I stay in quality hotels almost every week... so cleanliness is very important to me. If you call and my phone is off, I'm probably on the airplane or in Germany--But I will call you back in 1-3 days--or email me, I'm often connected to the internet.

I moved to Petersburg in 1998 for the country setting, which was still only 25 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, and 13 miles from the Cincinnati airport (CVG).

Petersburg has only about 300 residents, not counting the cows at the one end of town. It's not unusual to hear the clop-clop-clop of horses' hooves as they ride down the street.

The first time I drove into town, the winding road reminded me of driving in the Italian Alps. Since I travel for a living, I was delighted to find my own 'Mayberry' with a touch of Italy.

Deborah purchased this cottage in 2003

What makes this cottage unique

The vacation home is located one block from the community center, which has a playground available to all, as well as basketball hoops and a ball diamond. There's a small park on the river's edge, as well as access to the river itself for kayaking, fishing, canoeing, etc. Our tiny post office is 2 blocks from the house, and if you like walking, it's exactly one mile around town.

6 miles away is the historic Dinsmore Homestead, and across from Dinsmore is Middle Creek Park (Boone County), which is great for hiking. About 13 miles away is Rabbit Hash, KY, which has a wonderful old general store. (Google any of these attractions for more info.)

Amenities

Petersburg Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • You'll want to bring your own soap and shampoo. Towels and washcloths for 10 are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , sunroom with canopy bed and its own sink area
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , Besides 2 twin beds, there is a queen sofa mattress on floor
    front room - 1 twin/ single , Besides the twin bed, there is a windowseat (5'6') in here
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , half-bath off this bedroom
  • Queen Bed (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Queen sleeper sofa mattress on loft floor (1), Window Seat, padded (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Notes:
The Cottage has a well--I had it installed when I lived there, and I love well water! Some guests prefer to bring their own drinking water.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Charming "Cottage", near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter
average rating of 4.832 based on 125 reviews
4

Cute house with lots of fun details

  • 4 of 5

This definitely beats a hotel! Able to cook meals at home, separate rooms. Quiet community. Clean and quaint. Lots of great tips in binder for a great stay. Not far really from anything. Nestled into valley. Were siding the house when we arrived, but were sensitive to allow us to enjoy the house without construction work. Would recommend a house library card, so guests could check out books and movies at library. Loved the Netflix though. Internet connection was great. Fire pit and grill got good use. Plenty of towels, nice beds. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home. Would stay here again.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at Deborah's Cottage, and our trip to northern Kentucky in general. There's a sense of peace when we first walked in the home. The space inside the home is more spacious than what it appears outside. Deborah the owner, as well as Wanda the manager, were personally attentive to our needs. We had no lack during our stay.

We visited the Creation Museum and the Ark. The Cottage is close enough to the museum, that we had time to eat lunch at home, before returning to the museum in the afternoon. Petersburg Baptist Church is right next door. It's a little country church, but the Word of God is being preached there.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Our favorite of seven truly enjoyed the cottage. There was enough room for everyone to spread out and choose their favorite spots. The younger children loved the loft with the two "forts". My teen son loved the upper loft. I enjoyed the quiet reading nook. The town was quiet and friendly. Loved how close it was to The Creation museum and the Ark Encounter. Working with Deborah was amazing. She returned emails quickly and was always very friendly and helpful. The cottage exceeded our expectations and we are telling our church families about all Deborah's housing options. Planning to return to the area in 5years and want to try one of the other guesthouses.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and Clean

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house. It was very clean and well kept. The location was quiet and the neighborhood was friendly. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Our Stay at The Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was cozy, cute and comfortable. We had plenty of room for 7 of us - five adults and two children. We had 4 generations represented. Everything we needed for cooking meals to housekeeping was available.

We highly recommend The Bank and The Cottage. Each time we visit The Creation Meseum and this time The Ark Experience, our group is larger. Perhaps our next visit will stay in The Victorian or The General Store.

Thank you Deborah for your vision, hospitality and ministry.

The Park and Mack Families

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying in this house. We really like the house and being able to fix our own meals and hang out with friends and family who joined us. The owner is really nice and willing to answer questions before and during the stay. It would be nice if the second bathroom had a shower, but we made it work. Great location in a quiet neighborhood with a nearby playground for the kids and a short walk to the river.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Cincinnati/NKY International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
275
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Perfect North Slopes

Located 3 blocks from Ohio River access, 5 miles from Creation Museum.

Perfect North Slopes 16 miles away in Indiana.

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Rates & Availability

Petersburg Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer season
May 27 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$174
 
 
Summer
May 25 2018 - Sep 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
$174
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$155
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.3%

Please include your cell# when booking your reservation.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Reservation is confirmed when I receive your deposit.
Tax rate of 11.3% is added (6% Kentucky sales tax + 5.3% KY "transient room" taxes)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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