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Idyllic Country Living Within Minutes of Keeneland and Lexington.

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Versailles - Dufont

4200 Sq. Ft., 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, 6-acre Yard Surrounded by 250-acre Farm

This beautiful modern farm house is only six years old but looks as if it has always belonged where it is. Located on a working family farm, it is still only one mile from downtown Versailles, less than 15 minutes from Keeneland, 20 minutes from Lexington attractions, and within 30 minutes of several historic bourbon distilleries. Woodford Reserve Distillery is only six miles (about 10 minutes) down incredibly scenic McCracken Pike. The Kentucky Horse Park is just over 30 minutes NE of here.

The five bedrooms include a first-floor master suite with king-sized bed (bathroom has air jet tub and shower that is also a steam shower), two second-floor queens that share a full bath with separate shower and clawfoot tub, and two downstairs bedrooms, one king and one queen, that share a bathroom with shower-tub combo. All three full baths have two sinks. Downstairs rec room is 800 sq. ft. and contains a 48-inch flatscreen tv (Wii and satellite tv), pool and air hockey tables, and dart board.

Living room includes a beautiful fireplace with elevated hearth (firewood supplied), a loaded bookshelf, and a cushioned window seat that is another wonderful place to just BE. Plenty of board and card games are available in the drawers below the window seat.

Because the second floor is only a half-story, the gourmet kitchen and adjacent dining room feature vaulted ceilings over 20 feet high. A second-floor loft overlooks the area and includes a smaller television. It can also be a great space for yoga or a similar workout routine. Kitchen includes induction cooktop, double ovens, an adjoining bar area, copper sink, soapstone countertops, and all necessary appliances and utensils. Massive picture windows throughout the home feature beautiful views of surrounding yard and farm.

Dine in, or, if the weather cooperates, enjoy a meal on our spacious screened porch. The suspended bed is perfect for an afternoon nap or time spent with a great book. A pet miniature pig and three outdoor cats may come to say hello and are entertaining sights as they patrol the yard, but they will require no care and little contact (if that is your preference).

This is a comfortable yet elegant family-friendly home. We know you'll love it as much as we do.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

John and Flora Platt
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2016
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About John and Flora Platt

John and Flora Platt have lived on the family farm for 21 years and in this home for 6 of those years. We love this land and our surroundings, and it's more than simply a building when we talk about HOME.

John and Flora Platt purchased this house in 1792

Why John and Flora Platt chose Kentucky

We find this site is the perfect combination of country living and accessibility to Versailles, historic Midway, and Lexington.

What makes this house unique

Tranquility and beauty surround the home, so it's the perfect place to truly relax.


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Idyllic Country Living Within Minutes of Keeneland and Lexington.
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Charlotte, NC

Country Living Convenient to Everywhere

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Dufont! The place is a real gem. Located on a 250 acre farm it has charm and wide open spaces as well as all the modern conveniences. The house is comfortable and functional at the same time. The large kitchen is a perfect gathering place for breakfast. The bedrooms were large and comfortable and everything was sparkling clean. We had grandchildren with us and they loved the pet pig and other farm animals as well as the ability to roam the grounds. The owners could not have been nicer in offering to help in any way they could. We would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you found your stay at Dufont to be comfortable and convenient for your family reunion. Thanks for giving the pig and his cat entourage some attention, too. Please look us up if you are back in the area as you are welcome to stay here anytime!
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Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this house. It's a beautiful rental that is very well-maintained. Also very well-stocked with kitchen items, etc. We didn't use the pool but it looked very nice. We hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay for your reunion. It was music to our ears to hear you talking and laughing on the porch when we came to feed the animals. You all are welcome back anytime!
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Saline MI

Wonderful home, property and location.

  • 5 of 5

We were in Lexington for a week-long horse show and found the location perfect for travel to the KHP as well as throughout the area's attractions. The home is just as presented on-line, and owners super to work with. We will return again and recommend this lovely farm. You can not beat the Kentucky scenic roads that surround the farm for exploring the bluegrass region.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you will return again! We love that you all had a good time and enjoyed the place. And my goodness, we are not sure the house has ever been so clean. Thank you!
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Country Living at its Finest

  • 5 of 5

The location is close to Keeneland, Woodford Reserve, Golf, and downtown Lexington which makes it a perfect place to call home base yet also provides a relaxing true country atmosphere. The property is beyond beautiful and the amenities are top of the line. Plenty of room for the entire family. John and Flora are great to work with and leave plenty of information on attractions in the area. I would highly recommend this property!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and gorgeous property!! Short drive to Keeneland. Close to downtown shops and restaurants. Owners are friendly and helpful.

Local scenery is extraordinary.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Lexington Blue Grass Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Woodford Inn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ricardo's Grill and Pub
Car: necessary

Only one mile from beautiful, historic downtown versailles and only two miles from the largest kroger in kentucky. A wonderful service available at our kroger is the option to order groceries ahead of time and have them ready and waiting for pick-up at a specific time. Search kroger website for their versailles location, set up an account, shop online, set your delivery date and time, and the first three times you use this service it's free. You don't even have to leave your vehicle when it's time for pick-up.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Versailles, Kentucky

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £92 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
cleaning fee £123
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Versailles, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master bathroom (includes steam shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , 2nd floor bathroom (with LARGE clawfoot tub)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Downstairs bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Half-bath in main hallway on main level
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master guest room (downstairs)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Guest room (downstairs)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Guest room (2nd floor)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Guest room (2nd floor)
  • Our beds accommodate 10 people. Air mattresses will be provided for parties with over 10 members. Maximum occupancy for this home is 12 people.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • tennis

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