This is a beautiful, recently constructed, vintage inspired farmhouse. Sitting on a real, working 200+ acre farm, this farmhouse, pool and pool house is a great rural get away. Serene and quiet, 15 mins away from the Ark Encounter, 35 mins from the Creation Museum, 15 mins from Florence KY and 30 mins from Cincinnati Ohio. You’ll enjoy sweeping views of the beautiful rolling hills of Kentucky, and its beautiful sunsets and fall asleep to the soothing sound of a train in the distance.
Inside, this is a beautiful, center hall stair farmhouse, filled with light and charm. Dark hardwood floors, handmade woodwork and door and window trim, and soothing light colors make you feel as if you are on vacation the moment you walk in the door. The kitchen is a cook's kitchen with six gas burners, two ovens, a warming drawer and microwave. The living room has a beautiful gas fireplace with tv hidden above. Each bedroom is unique and inviting and there are 3 1/2 baths and a second floor study.
Guests may access the entire house and pool house. James, our young caretaker, will use the pool from time to time with a family member or a friend. If this is absolutely an issue for you, let me know.
Also, please know that pools have issues from time to time and may require maintenance that could occur during your stay. I will do everything possible to ensure you can use the pool during your stay, but maintenance people may be present to perform service during all or part of your stay.
I will be available to help during the stay, and there is a caretaker that lives in an apartment above the garage, which is directly on the property.
Finally, Fioptics has reached the farmhouse! Internet is high speed and no data caps! Can you tell I'm excited. Also have cable TV channels. There are detailed instructions for operating the TV and accessing the wifi in the electronic house manual and the physical house manual on the kitchen table. There is also a HDMI cable. If you have a laptop with a dvd player, you can bring dvds to play on the TV.
Also, this is a real working farm. Each year there is 100+ acres of corn or soybeans. Depending on the time of your visit, there will be tractors and equipment and a farmer (my dad) tending the fields. This will happen as needed and on the farmer's schedule. Thank you for understanding.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The state of Kentucky and Kenton County require a sales tax and a transient room tax, all of which will be passed on to guests. The Kentucky state transient rate is 1% and Kentucky also collects a 6% sales tax.
The Kenton county transient rate is 4% through Septemb(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) and increases to 5% on October 1, 2017.
This will add 11% to your rental total (12% after October 1, 2017) and will be collected during your stay using Airbnb's resolution center per Airbnb's instruction. Thank you.
The farmhouse is our home away from home and we love it. Please keep food and drinks as confined to kitchen as possible and never in bedrooms. The kitchen counters can be easily etched with acids (think lemon or lime juice) and red wine can leave lasting stains. Please do not cut directly on the surface (there are several cutting boards) and do not place hot pots or pans on the counters.
No parties or events.
Shoes off (except when too difficult for certain individuals) We would prefer you not wear shoes in the house. While the hardwood floors are easy to clean, most of the carpets and rugs are lighter in color. Of course, for very elderly people, or anyone for whom shoe removal is difficult, no problem, keep them on. Just try to wipe feet as carefully as possible.
Eating and drinking in kitchen only.
Nothing in toilets except toilet paper and human waste.
No glass or glassware or bottles of any kind in or near pool.
Babies/toddlers must wear swimmie diapers in pool if not potty-trained.
Please DO NOT tamper with the pool equipment and keep all guests, especially children away from the equipment.
The pool is serviced every two weeks by a professional pool care company. These services are not scheduled and they come by when they can. They are usually only there for 20 minutes, and swimming does not necessarily need to be interrupted. But, if the pool requires the addition of certain chemicals, there may be a length of time that no swimming is allowed for safety reasons. I will let you know if this is the case.
Please pull grill to grass before using.
Please follow all instructions in the TIDYING UP section.
There is a swimming pool on the property and guests may use at their own risk. There is no lifeguard on duty. All pools must be maintained and this maintenance will sometimes happen during a guest's stay. Usually the maintenance is minimal and swimming can resume immediately. Other times, there can be no swimming up to 24 hours after an application. I will always endeavor to not encroach on swimming time by adding things at night, but sometimes a particular issue may require adding at a certain time. I appreciate your understanding of this.
Under NO circumstances can glass of any kind be used anywhere near the pool or pool house. This includes drink glasses, beer, wine or soft drink bottles. There is plenty of acceptable cups, wine glasses and plates in the pool house kitchen.
Children who are not potty-trained must wear swim appropriate diapers in the pool at all times, thank you!