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Corvettes, Mammoth Cave, WKU, & More!

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's2
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type estate

Overview

About the property

Six bedroom estate with indoor parking for custom cars

6 large bedrooms each with private bath offers comfortable sleeping for 12 adults. Two additional half baths on first floor. .

Beautiful hardwood floors throughout

12' ceilings and tray ceilings in second floor rooms

All bedrooms have smart TVs, ceiling fans, and 8' windows

5 king size beds and one 1 queen

High speed internet and strong wifi signal throughout.

Theater room with large 4k Smart TV

Basement recreation area with pool table, game table and TVs

Kitchen with double convection ovens, granite counter tops, double dishwashers, and copper farmhouse sink. Perfect for large groups or families.

More Details

Owner
Matt Blanford
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

Why Matt Blanford chose Oakland

This property was originally built as the Oakland School in 1926. As the community grew it was abandoned in the1970s as a larger elementary school was built to accommodate the area. The old school had been neglected and was falling apart. I drove past this building several times and knew it had to be saved and shared with others for years to come.

What makes this estate unique

The location is great for visiting the entire Bowling Green area. Located near exit 36 off of I-65 provides a quick, easy drive to all attractions.

GM Corvette Assembly Plant, National Corvette Museum and Motorsports Park is less than 10 minutes away at Exit 28.

The Kentucky Transpark is only four miles away

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Oakland in Warren County

Property Type:
  • estate
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet
  • Each guest room has a private bath. Custom vanity, tile flooring and glass shower doors.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Corvettes, Mammoth Cave, WKU, & More!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
5

Great house close to the cave tours

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful for entertaining!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This old school was beautifully renovated, tastefully decorated and appointed.

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion of three families from Illinois, California and Michigan meet for a long weekend to see the eclipse.

We chose this location because it was one property that could house 7 adults and 4 teenagers comfortably and it was near the path of the total eclipse. We really lucked out- the house accommodated all the space and amenities we needed and the skies were clear. Thank you Blanford House for an extraordinary experience!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ANNUAL WEEKEND WITH FRIENDS

  • 4 of 5

We are four couples living in Louisville, KY who have been traveling together each summer for a long weekend of golf, cards, drinks, food and fun for 35 years. This home was perfect for us. Lots of space. Lots of bedrooms. Very well equipped. Everything in working order. It's a quirky, fun house. We would recommend it highly and we intend to stay there again next summer.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blanford home

  • 5 of 5

This home is amazing and very spacious. We held a family reunion for about 30 people with almost half staying at the home. Everyone was delighted. Especially with having family meals together inside the large kitchen. Would recommend this place and plan to use it for future gatherings.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for entertaining a group!

  • 5 of 5

6 bedroom suites, a great kitchen, pool table, poker table, theater room, huge garage... And a ton of character.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The place was beautiful and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property! Our granddaughters felt like princesses living in a castle.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
79 Miles
Nashville International
Car: necessary

National Corvette Museum and Racetrack

General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant

Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon

Beech Bend Raceway

Mammoth Cave National Park

Western Kentucky University (WKU)

Hardin Planetarium (WKU)

Barren River Lake State Park

Kentucky Transpark (Magna, Cannon, Shiloh, AHK, TMS)

Bowling Green Hot Rods Minor League Baseball

Lost River Cave Boat Tours

Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKYPAC)

Kentucky Down Under

Historic Railpark and Train Museum

Kentucky Museum

Baker Arboretum

Aviation Heritage Park

Russell Sims Aquatic Center

Lovers Lane Park Soccer Complex

Fountain Square Park

Sloan Convention Center

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £259.91
Damage Deposit £371.3

Rates are based on the main house only. Six guest rooms for a maximum occupancy of 12 guests The venue area for weddings, reunions, or other large events can be quoted as a separate package per your needs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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