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Historic Mansion in DWTN, Free WiFi, Walk To Restaurants, Events Welcome

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,145 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 confortably

This well-appointed renovated historic Princess Anne style home with Tudor and Gothic styling in its trim was built in 1880. It has 3 bedrooms each with bathrooms en suite for up to six guests to spread out comfortably in 3100 square feet of living space in the main house and an additional 750 square foot entertainment carriage house adjacent to the private patio area making it ideal accommodations for a group of friends traveling together, families, business travelers, or small events.

You will feel comfortable and right at home when you step inside The Lexingtonian's beautiful restored interior furnished with items collected by the owner from his travels overseas as well as from local antique markets. All the modern amenities have been added for your comfort whilst maintaining the homes historic character and charm. Special features include a lovely all season sun-room, cozy fireplace (firewood provided), and open-concept kitchen/living space perfect for entertaining.

The Lexingtonian has everything you will need for a comfortable stay including free Wi-Fi access, SMART TVs (main living area and in each bedroom), central heating and air, a fully appointed kitchen (Wolf stove, etc.), hair driers and bath products in each bathroom, books and games, and a full laundry room with an iron and ironing board. There are even a few children's books and toys for those traveling with children. A pack-and-play and/or high chair are also available if necessary. Additionally, the home features a 24 hour security system with cameras and coded electronic gate for your peace of mind.

One of the key features of this property besides its comfort and amenities is its location. It is steps away from restaurants, bars, shops, art galleries and historical landmarks like the Mary Todd Lincoln house, and sporting events such as UK Wildcats Basketball at Rupp Arena. A short drive will get you to Keeneland, the Bourbon Trail, the Brewgrass Trail, the Kentucky Horse Park, and The Ashland Estate. The visitor’s center is a seven minute walk from the house ( ) and they can provide you with maps and tour tickets and information on all the activities you might be interested in.

Upon arrival you will be met, given a tour of the house, provided answers to any questions you may have, and given keys to the property. This Vacation Rental is managed by Bluegrass Vacation Rentals. We are just a phone call or a text away throughout your stay to assist you. We are delighted to make recommendations for dining out, nightlife and activities. Concierge services are available before and during your stay as well.

We invite you to come and enjoy this unique and luxurious experience, unequaled in Lexington.

Please check out our other properties close by:

The Penthouse: HomeAway/VRBO #4145086

The Garden Suite: HomeAway/VRBO #4361259

The Magnolia Cottage & Carriage House: HomeAway/VRBO #816351

More Details

Gregory Clarke
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018


Northside District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3145 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Guests should not create excessive noise at a level that disturbs neighbors; Code-enforced neighborhood quiet hours are from 10:00p.m. – 8:00a.m.
  • Overnight Guests shall not exceed the occupancy limit. Any other person visiting the property at anytime is the sole responsibility of the Guest.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Historic Mansion in DWTN, Free WiFi, Walk To Restaurants, Events Welcome
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Beautiful, Clean home in the perfect Location! Look no further for a place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Gregory and Nita were fantastic to work with, and we could not have been more pleased with the home! The outdoor garage area is an amazing recreation spot with pool and darts! The kitchen was gorgeous and was more than we needed for all our needs. The home was clean and the location is perfect for anywhere in Lexington, especially Downtown events. I would fully recommend this home to everyone who is interested, and I plan to stay here again in the future. This wonderful historic home, with beautiful modern renovations was the perfect place for our Keeneland weekend.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend in Lexington

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything that was promised.

We hosted a tailgating party for our group and each of the KU baseball

parents thought it would be a perfect spot for having an extended stay or hosting a grad party.

They were incredibly accommodating with our special requests! We would stay there again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location !!

  • 5 of 5

Catered event at this perfect location ~ historic charm, convivial dining experience ~ perfect !!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, the event you catered was just beautiful. Thank you for sharing the photos with us! So glad you and your clients enjoyed The Lexingtonian :)
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Beautiful and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful and well maintained. The gentleman Gregory is a pleasure to work with. It was a perfect spot for our wedding party to get ready and take some pictures. We would totally stay again!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lots of character, close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Loved this historical house - has tons of character and charm and is very comfortable. Beautiful kitchen with high end appliances. Close to downtown Lexington, Keenland, and a great variety of restaurants. Owner was great to work with. Only negative was that 3rd Street got quite noisy especially on the weekend and the front bedroom is exposed to that. Light sleepers might want to choose one of the other bedrooms.

Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit!! The house had everything you could possibly need.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $300

A stay longer than 6 nights will require a $500 refundable deposit.
No smoking in the main house. Smoking is permitted in the entertainment room.
Please observe wonderful neighbors privacy.
No excessively loud music after 10 p.m.
Guests are expected to treat the home with care and respect.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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