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

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Only a short drive from the I-75/I-64, Exits 113 or 120, 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

Phyllis Gregory
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lexington in Kentucky

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
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:
  • city centre ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Full Baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Cornhole, croquet, chess, board games, cards, puzzles, game table, movies, cd's, fishing rods, and hair dryer provided...


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

PondView Cottage (Sleeps 4-6), Minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews

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!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: 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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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!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: 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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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!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect little getaway spot

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at PondView. The location was excellent -- nestled among the beautiful horse farms, but yet only minutes from downtown. The drive to the Kentucky Horse Park was a snap.

The house itself felt like it had been professionally decorated. Overall, it had that "vacation house" vibe inside with all kinds of great little touches. It was extremely clean compared to other rentals. It handled four adults and two children easily, and it had plenty of supplies for cooking. We really enjoyed the game table and the back porch. We grilled out twice and sat outside every morning.

David and Phyllis were easy to work with. We would definitely stay here again and recommend it to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark, thank you for taking time to submit such a great review. When decorating and supplying the cottage, I kept in mind what I would expect when staying at a vacation rental. When we travel, one of the more important requirements we have is cleanliness, so we strive to clean to the best of our abilites.
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Thank You!

  • 5 of 5

We were more than comfortable and enjoyed all the amenities Phyllis and David provided. We are grateful for their generosity.

Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Teresa, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. Our goal is to provide fully stocked, clean, comfortable and nicely decorated accomodations.
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Great vacation memories

  • 5 of 5

My family had a fabulous time staying in this home! This was a first trip to Kentucky for my born-and-raised -in -Los Angeles grandchildren. In fact, their first visit to a rural area. Although the cottage is within easy driving distance of downtown Lexington, you feel like you are completely out in the country as you are amongst the gorgeous horse farms. The setting was idyllic.

The house itself is beautifully decorated and incredibly clean. I am that person who travels with Pledge Wipes because I'm allergic to dust. But even the wooden window frames were totally clean! We had everything we needed and Phyllis was a very lovely and responsive hostess. I asked some questions about hiking and horseback riding before I arrived and Phyllis wrote up the information, leaving it waiting for me in the house when we arrived.

This was a very special experience for me and my family… I hope to return here!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joan, thanks so much for the great review. We pride ourselves in providing super clean and comfortable accomodations and are glad that we met your expectations. You took great care of the cottage during your visit and we greatly appreciated your efforts. I hope the rest of your vacation went well. Phyllis
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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)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lexington, USA

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £193.97
Cleaning Fee £96.98 + 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 (maximum of 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% of the rental fees is due upon booking (may be refundable with a written cancellation notice 60 days prior to check-in date...administrative fee will be charged

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

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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