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PondView Cottage (Sleeps 4-6), Minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Overview

About the property

Only a short, scenic drive (7 miles) from the I-75/I-64, Exits 113 or 120 ( KY Horse Park Exits) and approximately 15-20 minutes from Keeneland and the Bluegrass Airport, this charming cottage is nestled in the heart of Bluegrass Country. With all the amenities of home, PondView Cottage is the perfect home base for exploring Lexington and surrounding Bluegrass area attractions. The cottage sits on 5 private acres. Views of a beautiful, stocked, pond from almost every room and horses grazing in the fields of the adjacent farm set the stage for total relaxation. You can enjoy the privacy of a country setting, yet be in the heart of downtown Lexington or shopping at Hamburg Pavilion in less than 15 minutes.

You'll find this tastefully decorated home inviting, charming, cozy, and comfortable. This 1350 square foot cottage has cathedral ceilings, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a large family/dining room combination, a fully equipped kitchen, and a den/game room with fireplace. A full size washer and dryer is located in the laundry room. All three bedrooms have been decorated and furnished for extra comfort. Quality bedding and linens will be found in every bedroom...each bedroom has ample closet and storage space for your personal items. The master bedroom has a King-size bed and 32 inch flat screen TV; the attached bath includes an over-sized soaking tub/shower combination and a makeup vanity. Bedroom 2 is furnished with a Queen bed; Bedroom 3 has two Twin beds. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a hall bath with combination tub/shower.

Enjoy the peaceful sounds of the country while relaxing on the covered back porch, or stroll down to the pond or barn to take some memorable pictures.

PondView Cottage is located on one of Kentucky's designated scenic routes and surrounded by other designated scenic routes...a leisurely drive down beautiful Paris Pike is a must. Beautiful any time of the year...whether it's horses, sports, history or just the enjoying it's scenic countryside, Kentucky has it all.

More Details

Owner
Phyllis Gregory
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Why Phyllis Gregory chose Kentucky

We have always enjoyed the peace and privacy of a country setting, but wanted the convenience of urban living. PondView Cottage offers the best of both...guests can enjoy the quite of the country, yet be downtown Lexington in a matter of minutes.

What makes this cottage unique

It's close proximity to Interstates I-75 and I-64, Hamburg Pavilion, downtown Lexington, the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland, Bluegrass Airport, and renowned horse farms make PondView Cottage the ideal vacation base for visitors.

Amenities

Lexington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Full Baths Complementary rolls of toilet tissue
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
croquet, chess, board games, cards, puzzles, game table, movies, cd's, fishing rods, and hair dryer provided...

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

PondView Cottage (Sleeps 4-6), Minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 37 reviews
5

It could not have been better.

  • 5 of 5

For us it was the perfect location! Super charming, clean, and comfortable. This is short so it's not redundit. It was just great. Thanks Phyllis

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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basking ridge nj
5

Wonderful stay in Horse Country.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for our daughters graduation from UK. We live in NJ, and wanted a central location and comfortable space to spread out,. We have stayed at several properties during her time at UK both hotel and VRBO. This was by far the best. We are also horse people, and the home is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Lexington, it on a flag lot surrounded by pastures. It overlooks a small pond and is surrounded by large trees and perennials that give it a very private and peaceful feel. There is a large covered porch in the back that you can sit out and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. There is an outside space heater that we were especially grateful for given the not so nice weather. You immediately feel at home when you walk in the door. The main living areas have vaulted ceilings which make the space have an open airy feel. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths that have comfortable beds, and enough storage for all of your things. There is a full size laundry for longer terms stays. The home is fully equipped with anything you would need. Given the hustle and bustle of Derby and graduation weekend, we were especially grateful to be out in the country, yet only 15-20 minutes from the airport, UK and downtown Lexington. For horse people, horse farm tours, the Horse Park, and the Thoroughbred Center are minutes away. Driving to the home you pass beautiful horse farms especially fun this time of year with all the mares and foals. Many photo opportunities!. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a clean, comfortable, peaceful place to stay. Be it Bourbon tasting, touring UK, or other activities, you cant go wrong. I have already recommended it to my horse friends who go to competitions at the Horse Park. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfectly comfortable and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Phyllis is very accomdating and her home easily became our home. Everything we needed was available. You will only be disappointed if you don't stay here. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rose, thanks so much for the review. I am glad you enjoyed the cottage. It is comfortable living.
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Minneapolis
5

Quality, Relaxing House and Horse Show Experience

  • 5 of 5

Pondview Cottage was the absolute perfect set up for our Lexington trip. I have traveled to Lexington many times to compete at the Kentucky Horse park, and this was by far the best set up I can imagine. The house is warm and inviting, is well put together, can fit multiple people comfortably, and Phyllis was extremely inviting, accommodating and easy to coordinate with.

We felt "right at home" while being in Kentucky to compete at the National Horse show and it made the experience so much more enjoyable and eased the stress of it all. I can 100% say the next time I go to the Horse Park to compete at a horse show I will look to rent again if available!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rebecca, thanks so much for the lovely review. I strive to provide a warm, comfortable and inviting home for guests to relax and enjoy. The cottage is in a perfect and convenient location, not far from all the activity, yet peaceful and private. It's much better than staying in a crowded subdivision atmosphere..definitely feels more like a vacation while you're there.
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5

Wonderful Horse Show Stay

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for all of your attention to detail in your lovely home! We loved our stay at your place - it didn't take us long to drive back and forth to the horse park while my daughter showed over the weekend. And the drive was beautiful - no highways, just rolling hills and horse farms. It was great to have a kitchen that was so well stocked with cooking utensils, as we usually like to cook all of our meals at home while at the show. The beds were really comfortable, the house was plenty spacious, and it was nice and peaceful without feeling we were out in the middle of nowhere. The house was extremely clean, great amenities, well decorated, and I felt totally safe and at home. Thank you again and we will definitely be back, when we're in the area!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, thanks so much for the lovely comments. Based on your comments, it appears that we are meeting our goal of providing a clean, comfortable and enjoyable home for others to relax and enjoy. I do my best to have one of, if not, the cleanest rentals in Lexington. That is a personal requirement I expect when traveling .
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5

Great family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Pondview was the perfect choice for our family vacation! During our stay we visited the Kentucky Horse Park and also enjoyed a Lexington Legends Baseball game. The location was perfect and surrounded by beautiful horse farms. Our kids loved fishing in the on-site pond, and enjoyed catching lightning bugs in the backyard while the adults relaxed on the patio. The home was very clean and beautifully decorated. We cooked and/or grilled all of our meals and found the kitchen to be stocked with all of the supplies we needed. Our family loved our comfortable stay at Pondview and would certainly return!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Bluegrass Airport
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Interstate 75/64
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Car: necessary

PondView Cottage is on one of Kentucky's designated scenic routes. Schedule tours to world famous horse farm; visit local wineries; experience the Bourbon Trail.

PLACES TO VISIT: Historic Midway, Georgetown, Paris, Versailles, Frankfort (state capitol), and Berea (for arts/crafts, antiquing, boutiques).

DAY TRIPS: Shakertown, Red River Gorge, Newport Aquarium, Cincinnati Zoo, Louisville Zoo, Belle of Louisville (steamboat) casino in Cincinnati...all within one and a half hour or less.

HISTORICAL SITES: Henry Clay Estate (Lexington), Mary Todd Lincoln House (Lexington), Hunt Morgan House (Lexington), Fort Boonesboro (Berea), Fort Harrod (Harrodsburg), Shaker Village (Harrodsburg), Kentucky History Museum (Frankfort).

EQUESTRIAN EVENTS/ATTRACTIONS: Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland (April & October races; September yearling sales), Rolex Three Day Event, Red Mile Harness Racing, Lexington Junior League Horseshow, High Hope Steeplechase, Tattersalls Horse Sales, Fasig Tipton Sales, Kentucky Derby (enjoy the Derby experience at Keeneland the 1st Saturday in May), Lexington horse farm tours.

LEXINGTON ATTRACTIONS: UK Arboretum; Legacy Trail (9 mile trail that connects downtown Lexington to Ironworks Pike, walk, run, bicycle); Woodland Park (swimming); Lexington Childrens Explorium; Lexington Opera House; Kentucky Theater; Whitaker Bank Ball Park (class a baseball, home of the Lexington Legends); Singletary Center for the Arts.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: UK Ballgames; Whitewater rafting on Elkhorn Creek (Frankfort)

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Rates & Availability

Lexington Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.07%

NOTE: Standard Rate is for up to 4 guests...additional fee of $15 per night, per guest, over 4 (maximum of 6 guests)

NOTE: Rate for Rolex, Kentucky Derby, Breeders Cup, Spring and Fall Keeneland Meets is $325 per night up to 4 guests (maximum of 6 guests)...extra $25 per night, per person over 4 (maximum 6 guests)

VRBO's auto rate response is subject to change for Special Events/Holidays (i.e., Derby, Rolex, Breeders Cup, Keeneland, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's)

Large parties, reunions, etc. subject to approval...additional fee may be incurred...if unapproved, damage deposit will be forfeited.

Rates may be subject to change prior to confirmation

50% rate deposit required to book (amount of refund dependent on circumstances and ability to re-rent for same period...30 day cancellation notice required...60 days for special event weeks)

Balance due 30 days prior to check-in (60 days for special event weeks)

Additional fee will be incurred or security deposit forfeited if more than said number of guests stay...based on entire rental period

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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