About this listing
RACING SILKS CARRIAGE HOUSE was built in 1886, and is located on the grounds of Crystal Springs, a grand Victorian
mansion near the University of Louisville, and about 2 miles north of Churchill Downs, and about a mile south of downtown
It is a beautiful 2 story brick building, with 2 car garage downstairs, and 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths upstairs. It has many period features, including high ceilings, heart pine floors, an exposed brick wall in the kitchen, and original "hay doors" in one bedroom. It is decorated with Kentucky Derby and horse racing memorabilia, some antiques, and other furnishings appropriate for a Victorian home.
The foyer and baths have marble floors, and high quality Kohler fixtures. The kitchen has a gas stove, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator, and the dining area has an antique cherry gateleg table that will seat 8. There is a laundry room with washer/dryer, and it has central air and heat.
The bedrooms all have new Tempur-pedic mattresses, with
a queen sized mattress in one bedroom, and doubles in the
other two. One bedroom has an antique brass bed, and
another has an antique cherry bed.
It has AT&T U-verse high speed internet service, and digital
cable TV with over 400 channnels, including sports package,
and a new Sony flat screened TV. There are several I-Pod
and computer work stations.
Available for weekly and monthly rentals only, or for conventions and special events. Email me for Derby rates. Member of Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Professionally managed by Sharon Landrum, Realtor
We have grounds of almost an acre, a garden area, and a large parking lot.
Interaction with Guests
Racing Silks is professionally managed by a
Realtor, and guests may call her or myself
Old Louisville has the largest number of
Victorian mansions in the US, and the architecture is spectacular! We have wonderful
parks, and a lush landscape with abundant trees.
Frequent bus service is available one block from
Racing Silks, and we are a half mile north of the
University of Louisville, and about a mile south
of downtown Louisville.
NORMALLY AVAILABLE FOR WEEKLY AND LONGER RENTALS. CALL FOR RATES FOR
DERBY AND OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS. FOR
2 NIGHT RENTALS, RATE IS $189 PER NIGHT.