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Historic "General Store" Lodging, near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter

People11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
11
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

$195-$250 for lower level, $350-$369 for 2 levels. (See Deborah's Guesthouses)

This restored general store is a luxurious oasis. The sky-high ceiling, bronze detailing and brand new kitchen, dining, and living space is sure to help you relax and rejuvenate!

With 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths, this home is perfect for 6-8 adults plus children, with its 2000 square foot downstairs apartment.

(Add the Upstairs Apartment, and comfortably fit 22-23 guests in 6 bedrooms with 4 full baths.)

It's like renting two whole houses, with an adjoining (lockable) door at the base of the stairs! Perfect for groups who want to share, but still have privacy.

(Upstairs remains unoccupied and locked, unless also rented by the downstairs guests.)

Rate: $195 per night (main floor) ($250 Memorial weekend to Labor Day) Sleeps 10-11

Rent the whole building for $350/night ($369/night during high season) (Upstairs AND Downstairs $350-$369/night, 4000 sq. ft. Sleeps 22-23. *Simply book the downstairs online, and include a note that you want the Upstairs as well. Or request a quote...)

Take a step into this once thriving General Store and be amazed by the original elevator that once brought goods from the basement storage up to the store level. Though not functioning anymore, this historic architectural element has been frozen in time during the latest remodel.

More Details

Property Manager
Deborah
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 January, 2017

About Deborah

Originally from the St. Louis area, I lived in Petersburg from 1998 to 2013. The first time I drove into town looking for a home to buy, the 'Old Petersburg Operahouse' was for sale. Having majored in music many years ago, the old building sent out a siren call for me to buy it! I've been buying and rehabbing in town ever since. In 2011 I opened The Cottage for vacationers. It was a very slow start, and I wondered if it had been the right decision. But soon the Creation Museum guests started arriving--I love my guests! What a joy to interact with these Christian families (many with lots of children :), who are kind and thoughtful...and take care of my home! It was obvious right away that a vacation home offers a much-needed alternative to hotel rooms...most of which cannot accommodate the larger families. Also, the ability to cook your own meals instead of eating out can save money. (And doing a little laundry during vacation can rescue you from a mountain of clothes when you get home...;-) I hope you enjoy the adventure of staying in this historic general store...

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(60 traveller reviews)

Historic "General Store" Lodging, near the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 60 reviews
5

Excellent, super-clean;

  • 5 of 5

All 22 of us loved it! My wife and I, our 5 children, their spouses and all the grandchildren were here. We had a great time visiting the Creation Museum, and the Ark; both were amazing, inspiring and very enjoyable. The "General Store" was perfect with 6 bedrooms, 4 baths, laundry, and great kitchen/dining/living areas; great for lots of family meals and fun times. Also enjoyed were the Perfect North Slopes, Cincinnati Children's Museum, Carousel, parks along the riverfront and Skyline Chili. We would definitely recommend this to others!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This is probably the cleanest and nicest place we have ever stayed. Deborah has gone above and beyond in preparing the General Store for her guest. Clean, beautifully decorated, spacious, and so much more than a hotel. My family has stayed in all but one of her properties and this is our favorite. There is no way that we could go back to staying in a hotel when we come to visit the museum and Ark. One would not be disappointed by staying at the General Store!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just like home

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to stay while we visited the Creation Museum. Definitely would stay again

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The place is spectacular

  • 5 of 5

The photos don't adequately express the spaciousness of the place. We rented both floors, they are connected by an indoor stairway when both are rented. We hosted our family of five couples and 12 grandkids. Having two floors gave a space and separated space for kids to play and adults to congregate.

While the place is not formally ADA compliant it worked very well for our adult, quadriplegic daughter and her family. With her own portable ramp she was able to get onto the main floor. the spaciousness and wide hallways made it fully accessible for her power chair. The bathroom doors were wide enough for the power chair and a plastic lawn chair worked for a shower chair.

It would have been nice to have one more room set up for a married couple, but nothing to complain about.

Overall this is ideal for a large family gathering where there is space to congregate, eat, play games, watch TV and still retreat to ones own quiet space.

The small town of Petersburg makes for quiet walks. While attractions are near by, we found time together in the General Store to be what our family needed more than distractions.

Deborah and her crew do an amazing job of making the place absolutely clean and well furnished.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This home is clean, decorated beautifully and had exactly what we needed for a relaxing time for our two families. Owner is prompt with communicating. Would book this home again. Already recommended to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Stay Ever!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 14 visiting the Ark of encounter and Creation museum. We really enjoyed our stay. The pictures on the website don't do any justice. The house is really spacious and there is a tv in every room with Netflix. For cleanliness, we give 10/10. No one had anything to complain about. Deborah was very fast with her response and questions. We are so glad that we chose this place. Will defintley recommend this place to our friends and family.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
275
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Petersburg Pantry
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Perfect North Slopes

5 miles from the Creation Museum.

16 miles from Perfect North Slopes.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £80 + 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)

Manager'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 house in Petersburg, USA

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Double over double bunk bed with twin trundle
  • Total: Two Queen sized Beds, Two Double Beds, One Twin Bed + One Pull-out Twin Bed, One Rollaway Twin Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking

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