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Family-Friendly Cottage only 5min from the Ark Encounter! Large Families Welcome

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

'My Old Kentucky Home' is a charming 100 year old cottage in historic Williamstown, Kentucky. Williamstown is home to the Ark Encounter and is approximately 45 minutes from the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. Williamstown is known for its quiet neighborhoods and proximity to Cincinnati and Lexington. The convenient location of the cottage allows easy access to Interstate 75, the Ark Encounter, Shopping, and Williamstown Lake (fishing, boating, and a full-service marina available).

The inviting front porch welcomes you as you enter your home-away-from-home. Master bedroom sleeps 2 with a queen bed and roomy closet. Living room features a comfy futon/full bed which sleeps two. Dining room (Bedroom 2) has seating for up to 8, kitchen island seats 4 on bar stools, and a high-chair is available for your convenience. Family bathroom has tub/shower combination and hall access to maintain bedroom privacy. Upstairs(Bedroom 3) is a roomy rendition of Noah's Ark. (Your kids will love it!) Ark room comfortably accommodates a crew of up to 8 on twin mattresses which are stacked out of the way for optimum play area. (the Ark room/futon beds includes sheets, pillows, 6 adult size and 4 child size blankets) Well-equipped kitchen has full-sized range/oven, microwave, 18 cubic foot refrigerator/freezer, double sink, dishwasher, coffee maker, and adequate cookware, utensils, and place settings for up to 12. Laundry area has large capacity washer and dryer, iron and small ironing board.

Distance to:

Ark Encounter 2.5 miles

Creation Museum 45 miles

Wal Mart 7 miles

Dollar General Store 2 miles

Cincinnati Zoo 45 miles

Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati Reds) 40 miles

Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati Bengals) 40 miles

Rupp Arena (Univ of KY Basketball) 45 miles

Perfect North Slopes (skiing) 52 miles

Kentucky Speedway (NASCAR) 30 miles

The property damage protection fee is a per-stay fee, so the longer you stay, the lower your rate. You may also choose to pay the $1500 deposit in place of the property damage protection. The deposit option may be chosen when payment is made and is 99% refundable after property had been inspected for damage. Refunds are normally issued within two weeks and are sent in the same manner they are received.

Tax rate of 10.24% is added (6% Kentucky sales tax + KY 'transient room' taxes)

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Reservation is complete when payment is approved and you receive confirmation email.

Check-in 4pm

Check-out 11am

Large Family Lodging

More Details

Owner
Barry and Angella Poff
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Barry and Angella Poff

We are the Poff family...Dad, Mom, and 7 beautiful children (ages 1 to 23).

Barry and Angella Poff purchased this cottage in 2014

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Williamstown in Grant County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • hair dryer provided 12 bath towels 12 wash cloths 3 hand towels 1 rug up to 2 rolls of toilet paper ***Extra supplies not provided. One laundry pods provided per stay for washing towels and wash cloths. White towels and wash cloths should never be washed with other colors and do best with hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeps 2 adults (Room for portacrib - not provided)
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Futon sleeps 2 adults
    Bedroom 2 - This room is being used as a dining room.
    Bedroom 3 "Ark Room" - 8 Single Bed , Mattresses are stacked for max. play area when not in use.
  • Sheets and pillows provided for all beds including futon. 6 adult blankets and 4 child size blankets available for Ark room and/or futon. All bedding provided for queen bed. Pillows, blankets, pillow cases, and futon sheets are all located in master bedroom closet and labeled accordingly. We keep our 8 twin mattresses stacked between guests to allow extra play area for smaller groups. We ask that you only pull down the number of beds your group needs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Notes:
Our home is a vacation rental which provides a comfortable place for families to spend quality time together. Vacation rentals are different from hotels. Whereas hotels offer daily cleanings, fresh towels and wash cloths, a vacation rental offers clean supplies per stay. Daily clean up, extra supplies and any extra washing of towels during your stay is your responsibility. Please contact us if you experience any problems during you stay. We are happy to help you.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(51 traveller reviews)

Family-Friendly Cottage only 5min from the Ark Encounter! Large Families Welcome
average rating of 4.745098 based on 51 reviews
5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We are so thankful for being able to stay at the cottage while down to visit the Ark - it was perfect for spending time with our family in a wholesome setting. The cottage was clean, homey and so close to the Ark. We loved walking through the cemetary across the street.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this cottage and our stay here.

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

Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

Kid friendly accommodations. Much better than a hotel!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy place for a family getaway.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was great for our family weekend getaway. Cozy and safe. Just minutes from the ark encounter and easy access to the freeway. We made a short trip to the creation museum from here as well.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

very comfortable and so convenient to The Ark Encounter

  • 4 of 5

We met our friends here to share our visit to the Ark; they drove 13 hours, we drove 4 hrs. It was the ideal location for us to spend time with each other, feel like we were in a cozy home with neither of us having to play "hostess". The home is located very close to the road, which isn't a huge drawback, but it is a very busy road - even into the late night hours.

All in all, we would use this cottage again.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We would come back again.

  • 5 of 5

Our family very much enjoyed our stay here. The tire swing in the backyard was a hit with the kids. Having the Ark room for them to sleep in upstairs along with the stuffed animals was a fun thing for them. The Christian based DVD's to choose from was a blessing. The washer and dryer were a bonus to have on site. We are a family of 8 and found this home supplied our needs well during our time there. If we come back this way sometime, this would be our top housing choice.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Williamstown, USA

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
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£127
From
£135
Fri,Sat
£807
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61
Tax Rate 10.24%

--We offer a one night rental (Monday - Thursday only) at $224 plus taxes and property damage protection.
Please email for availability and quote.
We provide limited amounts of supplies to get you started (such as toilet paper, paper towels, laundry pod,dish soap and trash bags). EXTRA SUPPLIES ARE NOT PROVIDED.
-- Many of our guests are hypersensitive to allergens, so we strictly maintain a pet-free, tobacco-free home.

-- Folding canvas chairs are provided for your convenience and may be used on the porch or in the yard.
-- Ark Room has been designed for creative play and it is our desire that you and your children enjoy it. It is however important to remind all guests to please not allow children to play with wall decorations or deface wall painting.
-Guests will be required to load/start dishwasher, stage soiled linens in laundry area, and place trash in outside receptacle prior to checkout.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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