$945 / night
Total guests, Nights

6 Bedroom Italianate Mansion in Historic Zone, Wall to All! – Home 4302207 House

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 16 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay

6 Bedroom Italianate Mansion in Historic Zone, Wall to All! – Home 4302207

  • House
  • 6 bedrooms
  • sleeps 16
  • 4 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Historic Mansion with all modern updates and a fabulous location!

6 bedroom, 5 bath house built in 1882 in a folk Italianate style with 12 foot ceilings, 10 foot tall windows, original crystal chandeliers and hardwood floors with 6000 square feet of living space. In addition, the home has a 1000 square foot mahogany deck with multiple seating areas and a hot tub for 7. 5 miles from Churchill Downs and 1 mile to downtown. Located in the Cherokee Triangle; a national preservation district. Great location within walking distance of fine restaurants, coffee shops, gift shops, galleries and the city's premier park--Cherokee Park (400 acre Olmstead designed park).

Smoking is permitted only on the two porches (1rst and 2nd floor) and in the back yard. Less than one block from Jack Fry's (site of the trainer's dinner). Dozens of other restaurants, clubs, shops and cafes within a few blocks. Home has been featured on Kentucky Architect's tour, historic homes tour, local newspaper and regional magazines.

Huge open kitchen with luxury appliances, copper and marble countertops, stained concrete floors and antique tile. Four full baths and one half bath, all recently remodeled. High speed wifi throughout house.

Second floor 1000 square foot entertainment zone/family room. This room also has 70" flat screen TV (with DVD player and DVD library as well as dish service with over 100 channels and NetFlix).

Guest amenities include fluffy bathrobes, individual soaps, shampoos, lotions, and locally roasted whole bean coffee. All beds are dressed in 400 thread count cotton sheets with two feather/down and two down alternative pillows per bed. Kitchen is equipped with a full assortment of cooking utensils, place settings for 12, glassware for 18.

Sleeping Accommodations:

Bedroom 1: Gorgeous 3rd floor master suite with open bath (walk in shower, jetted tub), 42" LCD TV, king bed, exposed brick, curved walls, over 900 square feet of luxury.

Bedroom 2: 2nd floor large bedroom with private en suite bath and king bed

Bedroom 3: Full sized bed and private porch (smoking permitted on porch)

Bedroom 4: 1st floor large bedroom with private en suite bath, king bed and 46" LCD TV

Bedroom 5: 1rst floor bedroom with king and private porch (smoking permitted on porch). Bathroom on hall.

Bedroom 6: 2nd floor bedroom with full sized bed and bathroom on hall

Den: With queen sofa sleeper could accommodate 2 more. Den has pocket doors for privacy.

Living Room: Two Lane sleeper chairs that open into twin sized beds.

4.5 bathrooms

Other rooms:

Huge kitchen with table for 8, cool appliances including dishdrawers, steam table, speed oven, convection oven, high output gas cooktop, large separate freezer and refrigerator.

Formal dining room furnished in mid century Brazilian modern with seating for 8. Open via 9 foot pocket doors to living room.

Large formal living room, dining room and sun room with hardwood floors, antique crystal chandeliers and fireplaces. Beautiful sun filled conservatory with with table for six, antique bar and lush plants.

2nd floor work out room with treadmill, bike, some weights, satellite t.v.

2nd floor laundry room.

Closest Great Restaurant: Jack Fry's located less than 1 block away. Other choices less than .25 miles away include: Starbucks, Taco Luchador, Molly Malone's, Wicks Pizza, O'shea's Traditional Irish Pub, La Chasse, Ward 426 and Ramsi's Cafe.

Closest Great Casual Restaurant: Ramsi's Cafe on the World located less than 3 blocks away, this restaurant offers an eclectic menu influenced by cuisines around the world in a casual setting. Great outdoor patio seating or two indoor dining rooms. Full bar, affordable wine list and an occasional belly dancer.

Nearest Attractions: Cave Hill National Arboretum and Cemetery, main entrance less than a block from the front door. Cherokee Park (400 acre urban landmark designed by Frederick Law Olmstead), 3 blocks from home. Brown Theater 1.2 mi. Churchill Downs, 4.5 mi. Airport , 6 mi.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: King bed
    Bedroom 3: King bed
    Bedroom 4: King bed
    Bedroom 5: Full bed
    Bedroom 6: Full bed
    Beds in other rooms: 2 Sofa beds
  • 4 Full baths, 1 Half bath


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

This home is located in a National Preservation District with many restaurants, shops, cafes and entertainment options within a short walk. Nearest bus stop is 250 feet from house. Lyft and Uber are also available.

Interaction with guest

We are available in the neighborhood if needed.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Although within a short walk of a lively nightlife area, this home is on a quiet residential street- no disturbance of the peace of the neighbors will be tolerated.
We do not ask for a damage deposit, but, just as with a hotel, photo ID matching the booking name and a valid credit card is required at check-in (in case of damage).
This home is not suitable for children under the age of 10.


About the owner

Deirdre S.
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 May 2022
Years listed:
Based in:
United States
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





10 reviews

Very Good

“Elegant European Charm a house that makes you fell at Home when you walk in.”

Reviewed 23 Aug 2019

The owners are such wonderful people. . When you walk in you are transported to a wonderful old European home. The interior design is outstanding. Everywhere you look there is a new piece that make… More

“Big, comfortable house in good neighborhood”

Reviewed 26 Sep 2018

We came in with a group for a local conference, and found that this house worked very well for our needs. The 6 of us had way more than enough space, and really enjoyed the open kitchen for dining and… More

Response from the owner Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to review! We would love to have you back anytime.

“Gorgeous home, perfect for experiencing Louisville”

Reviewed 26 Sep 2018

The house is gorgeous - and so well decorated! There is a staggering amount of space and the Highlands location really can't be beat. This is a lovely place to stay and a wonderful way to see the… More

Response from the owner Thanks for choosing our home for your Louisville stay!

“Absolutely beautiful home!”

Reviewed 14 Jul 2018

We reserved this home for family reunion. This house is absolutely beautiful! There is a large eat in kitchen and the home has several sitting areas which worked great for our party of 11. The locat… More

Response from the owner Thank you! It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to host you again someday.

“Great neighborhood, walked to everything, Big House!”

Reviewed 2 Jul 2015

This house was perfect for our family trip. Twelve of us stayed here and visited with family that live in Louisville. The house isn't out in the suburbs, it is in a beatiful historic district j… More

“Excellent Experience.”

Reviewed 15 Apr 2015

We had a large group coming in for a month long convention. Deidre went out of her way to make sure our accomodations were above 5 star the entire time we were there. We travel a lot throughout the … More


Reviewed 13 May 2014

Our stay in Kentucky was made perfect with this house as our "home away from home". A family wedding brought many of us to Kentucky and being able to put several of us together, comfortabl… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for your review! We hope that if you venture to Louisville again, you will again stay with us.

“Old world Charm, Modern needs met. Close to everything cool in L”

Reviewed 30 Jan 2014

Wow. What can I say? The first time I was here I was blown away. I felt like alice in Wonderland who had just found the bottle labeled "drink me" The ceilings are so high! I have never been … More

“Great House!”

Reviewed 5 Feb 2010

We stayed for Ford Iron Man for 5 nights. 7 adults, 2 teens, 1 child. Stunning home- not your average rental house, but a huge, stately place that still has everything from plasma TVs to wifi. We ar… More

“Great splurge for family get together”

Reviewed 5 Feb 2010

My wife and I rented this home for 10 days over Christmas 2008 as splurge for our family. We chose Louisville as it was a central gathering point for my two sons (along with wives and 5 grandchildren… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Deirdre (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Deirdre (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Deirdre the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Deirdre (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Deirdre (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

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You can also request a quote from Deirdre (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Deirdre (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Deirdre (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

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You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Deirdre (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Deirdre (the owner) a message.

If Deirdre (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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