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

People10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
10
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Petersburg - The Cottage

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.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Deborah
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2016

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.)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(107 traveller reviews)

Charming "Cottage", near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter
average rating of 4.850467 based on 107 reviews
5

Fun and quirky. Would recommend

  • 5 of 5

Fun, quirky house. Great for kids. Neat little town.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute home in a different era

  • 4 of 5

We rather enjoyed the home! We loved the décor and the original wood and furnishings was lovely! The layout worked out well for our party of 7. My mom did have to kill quite a few spiders, but I believe that helped with the old era charm. :-) Overall it was an awesome experience and we are thankful we had the opportunity to stay here. It's proximity to the Creation Museum was great! We did have to travel a bit further to get to the Ark Experience, and nice restaurants, but that was not at all a big deal. Just watch out for the curvy mountains on the way!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comforts of Home

  • 5 of 5

Deborah was so pleasant to work with and her Cottage was a refection of her sweet personality.The Cottage was beautiful. All ten of us fit very comfortably. The kitchen was stocked with all things necessary to make meals. The town was peaceful, and I loved the historic atmosphere of Petersburg.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay to see the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cottage. It was very clean and spacious. It is 15 minutes from the Creation Museum and 45 minutes from the Ark Encounter. You need to bring your food to cook or plan to drive about 15 minutes to some restaurants in order to eat. Everything else was there for you, even Netflix and Wi-fi. Great time to kick back and relax with family and see the Ark Encounter.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and spacious

  • 5 of 5

The house appear small upon arrival. However once inside, it is quite spacious and quaint. This house is comfortable and homey. The kitchen is well stocked with basic necessities. They provide plenty of older VHS tapes and a couple of tv/vcr equipped spaces to make everyone happy. The town was like stepping back in time and you are next door to the fire station. It was quiet and comfortable at night. It was perfect distance to the Creation Museum and the Ark which is why we were in the area. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an excellent time during our week-long stay at the Cottage. The house was extremely clean, well organized. As a family of four we didn't test the house to the full capacity, but there was plenty of room for us to spend time together and to have daily quiet time where we didn't disturb each other... the girls used the upper level nooks as their fortresses; my wife and I were able to hang out in the evenings without concern of disturbing the girls while they tried to sleep. While it seems small on the outside, there was plenty of room and we greatly enjoyed the house. We enjoyed walks around the neighborhood; found a tree swing at the bank of the Ohio River and took numerous walks along the banks of the Ohio River collecting rocks, finding shells and learning how to skip rocks. The house is extremely close to the Creation Museum and was a relatively easy drive to the Ark Encounter. We are convinced that when we come back, we will plan to stay at the Cottage!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Petersburg, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer season
27 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£365
for 2 nights
From
£149
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£331
for 2 nights
From
£132
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £60 + 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 for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Petersburg, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • You'll want to bring your own soap and shampoo. Towels and washcloths for 10 are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , sunroom with canopy bed and its own sink area
    Loft - 2 Single Bed , Besides 2 twin beds, there is a queen sofa mattress on floor
    front room - 1 Single Bed , Besides the twin bed, there is a windowseat (5'6') in here
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 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
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
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.

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