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Parklike Historic Estate in the Heart of Louisville

People24
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's3
Space 7,050 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedroom, 6 Full and 2 Half Bath, 5 1/2 Acre Estate, 5 Minutes to Downtown

Stonecote is a beautiful, 5 1/2 acre estate built in 1920. It is fully updated and professionally decorated. It has 7 bedrooms (each with a television), and sleeps 20 in beds (24 with 2 pullout sofas), including 3 master suites each with private baths in the main house, and another master suite w/bath, living area and kitchen in the pool house. The main house features a beautiful gourmet kitchen w/butler's pantry featuring 2 built in refrigerators, 2 wall ovens, 2 warming drawers, 3 dishwashers, an ice-maker, a 6 burner Viking Professional gas cook top, wine cooler and Carrera marble counters. The palatial living room features multiple, comfortable, conversation areas, baby grand piano and wood-burning fireplace. The large dining room can seat up to 20. Also, the large sun room offers additional, less formal gathering space, and has a 52' TV.

The enormous 50' x 25' heated, salt water pool has lovely fountains, is surrounded by mature perennial gardens, has a baby pool and swim lane for laps. There is also a foosball table, exercise equipment and free weights in the semi-finished basement.

The stable has 5 stalls and a tack room and we can refer you to have bedding, feed and hay delivered before you arrive., if you are traveling with horses. All this, surrounded by beautiful, mature trees and perennial gardens, five minutes to downtown, the waterfront, 10 minutes to Churchill Downs, 20 minutes to Valhalla and the PGA tour, AND we have an on-site caretaker next door.

Please note that due to recent changes with the city of Louisville, we are unable to accommodate events of more than 50 attendees (including overnight guests).

More Details

Owner
Christina West
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About Christina West

Andrew West grew up in Redlands, California while Christina grew up in Wellesley, Massachusetts. When looking for a place to raise our family, we settled in beautiful Louisville, Kentucky, where we have now lived for nearly 18 years. We love Louisville for its sophisticated living with a healthy helping of southern hospitality!

Christina West purchased this estate in 2006

Why Christina West chose Louisville

We fell in love with Stonecote because it offers the best of everything! It is a rare find: a 5 1/2 acre equestrian estate in the heart of Louisville! The setting is absolutely beautiful at Stonecote (built c1920) and is a private, country-like retreat. The 50 x 25 ft heated pool with shooting fountains is a great place for the kids to play and the adults to relax on spring and summer evenings. Stonecote feels like a secluded, private park and is a perfect setting for many different occasions. The historic, hometown feel of Louisville makes it a great place to visit…any time of the year.

What makes this estate unique

Stonecote has an amazing flow for entertaining and an enormous, top-rate, gourmet kitchen (making it perfect for fundraising and other catered events), and plenty of room to gather, as well as ample areas to 'get away'. We would know, as we raised our 6 children in this home. :)

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Cherokee Seneca in Louisville

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 7050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Expansive first floor master bath has clawfoot tub, 2 sinks
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2nd floor private master has 2 sink vanity and tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2nd floor private master bath has lovely historic charm
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jack and jill bath w/ 2 sinks for 'children's' bedrooms
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , First floor powder room has charming, hand-painted walls
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , 2nd powder room is conveniently located off kitchen
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Pool house bathroom is handicapped accessible
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , basement 1/2 bath is convenient to the workout/rec areas
  • Each bathroom is beautifully appointed. Many feature the charming restored pedestal sinks original to the house (c.1920). Four of the baths are private baths adjoining master suites. There are two main- floor powder rooms, which prevents guests from 'waiting' for a restroom when entertaining. There is also a basement powder room convenient to the workout and rec areas.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Fireplace and private bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , This bedroom has 2 queen beds with 2 twin pop-up trundles
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , This bedroom has a queen bed, day bed and 1 popup trundle
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , The sleeping porch has two charming twin beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , First floor master; fireplace and private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , gas fireplace and private bath
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Pool house master bedroom/bath is handicapped accessible
  • Three of the 4 master bedrooms feature gas fireplaces and all have private baths. We feature premium bedding with 400 count sheets. We also have 3 additional bedrooms which share a jack and jill bath.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Stonecote was the 2011 Bellarmine Designer's Showhouse and has hosted multiple community and private events. Not only is it a wonderful vacation home, but it is an ideal venue for special events including wedding parties, picnics, fundraisers, dinners, family reunions, corporate retreats and ladies' weekends away.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

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Parklike Historic Estate in the Heart of Louisville
average rating of 4.9 based on 40 reviews
Phoenix, AZ
5

Perfect Family Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely perfect for our family. We had a family reunion and the pool and beautiful front yard was perfect for the cousins to play. We couldn't have asked for a better house for our group as there was plenty of room for everyone. Our local family loved the house and neighborhood. It couldn't have worked out better and everyone was so accommodating to any of our requests. Thank you so much for making our little vacation a great memory for all of us.

Mary Ann Marasco

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy we could be a part of creating a wonderful family memory. Thank you for staying at Stonecote!
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Paris,IL
5

It was a really a nice place to have our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Everyone in our family said it was an overwhelming place to have had the privilege to stay in. We were all able to have plenty of room. The pool was well used during our stay. The kitchen was state of the art.Thanks for allowing us to use this great estate.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Clemente, CA
5

Stonecote is lovely - highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Stonecote is lovely. And the perfect accommodations for 3 generations to gather for our daughter's graduation from the University of Louisville. All of us out-of-staters got to live the splendor of the Louisville lifestyle for six perfect days. Everyone was comfortable with plenty of square footage, multiple master bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our group. Plenty of room in the kitchen, dining room and TV room for all of us (14) to hang out. Other areas of the home allowed parts of the group to break out and have their own room to talk (i.e. piano room). Weather was great so we spent a considerable amount of time on the front porch. It was also large enough to accommodate all of us. 14 people and no complaints. When does that ever happen? Can't say enough good things about this property!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for large group, convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property with large rooms for people to gather. We had 14 people and this was an amazing house to gather in.

The listing accurately describes this property. There are 4 full baths and 2 half baths. There are 3 ensuite bathrooms. It was comfortable and the kitchen is well appointed. Including the butler pantry there are 2 refrigerators and 2 dishwashers. Plenty of dishes for everyone. The detached pool house provides even more space.

The property is conveniently located to downtown Louisville and the Bourbon Trail. We were all very happy with our stay. The manager and maintenance man Pete were very polite and helpful. They were readily available to meet guests that were arriving at all times. Thank you for the great time.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

It wad perfect, exceeded our expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Louisville International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Multiple public and private golf courses nearby
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-64 (drive to interstate entrance)
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Ample Eateries within 5 minutes
Car: recommended

Stonecote is 5 1/2 acre estate nestled in the heart of Louisville in a beautiful, park-like setting. The venue boasts all of the amenities necessary to host a huge array of events. Stonecote is five minutes from downtown, the riverfront, urban eateries, antiquing, local shopping, KFC Yum! Center and the Louisville Convention Center. It's close to the EXPO Fairgrounds, as well the new Louisville Equestrian Center, making Stonecote an ideal location with its 5-stall horse barn if you are in town for an equestrian event. Stonecote is perfect if you are in town for The Kentucky Derby (15 minutes from Churchill Downs), conventions, corporate retreats, weddings, PGA, Iron Man, or simply want a great place for a Family Reunion or Family Vacation. It is steps away from the Olmstead designed, world-class, 389-acre Cherokee Park, which offers hiking, running, rock climbing, bridle paths, basketball courts, roller-blading and beautiful family parks with picnic areas.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Cherokee Seneca, Kentucky

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
DERBY 2018
29 Apr 2018 - 6 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£10,001
for 3 nights
From
£9,008
Fri,Sat
£22,870
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£3,579
for 3 nights
From
£1,076
From
£1,257
Fri,Sat
£7,345
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £272.96
Damage Insurance £77.21

3 night minimum for all stays; Derby is a flat rental rate for all or part of Derby Week.
50% due at time of booking; balance due 45 days prior to arrival
No smoking; No pets; no tents may be erected on the property.
Horse stables available for extra fee (renter responsible for care/keeping, property manager can help arrange this)
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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