About this listing
While Bourbon, all-things Louisville Cardinals, The Kentucky Derby and the St. James Arts Festival are the city's staples, Louisville is also filled with great eats, an amazing lively arts scene, and some really genuine folks--very comparable to other major cities...
Our humble adobe, yes we said adobe not abode :) is a huge two-bedroom apartment with hardwood floors and LOTS of natural light. We believe sharing is caring, and seeing as how we will be sharing our toilet and common areas, we also look forward to sharing: conversation, a bowl of cereal, and/or a glass of wine with our guests --no pressure . . . seriously. We're cool with basic interactions and respect the need for space.
solid comfy queen-sized air mattress for additional 1-2 people
clean sheets and towels
full kitchen access
iron and board
local coffee and tea
access to small gym
access to washer and dryer (coin-operated)
We reside in an apartment complex in Old Louisville, nestled within community-centered non-profits and micro businesses. Our neighbors range across the social economic scale, providing vibrant character and resiliency in an enduring part of Louisville. It is truly one of the most eclectic and charming neighborhoods in the city--beautifully historic preserved Victorians, pedestrian only "courts," bike-friendly roads, tree-lined streets, all within a short distance away from just about everything:
Louisville International Airport (SDF) -- 10 min drive (5.0 miles)
Central Park; St. James Court -- 5 min walk
The Palace; Mercury Ballroom -- 20 min walk; 5 min drive (1.0 mile)
Kentucky International Convention Center -- 25 min walk; 5 min drive (1.0 mile)
Downtown Louisville (KFC Yum Center; Actors Theatre; Muhammad Ali Center; Kentucky Arts Center) -- 30 min walk; 7 min drive (1.5 miles)
Waterfront Park -- 45 min walk; 12 min drive (2.5 miles)
Churchhill Downs -- 35 min walk; 9 min drive (2.0 miles)
University of Louisville -- 20 min walk; 5 min drive (1.0 mile)
The Highlands: Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue -- 12 min drive (3.0 miles)
Frankfort Avenue -- 15 min drive (5.0 miles)
Cherokee Park -- 15 min drive (5.0 miles)
NuLu -- 10 min drive (2.0 miles)
During your stay, we'll be equipped and eager to share and recommend some of the city's gems!
If you'd like to experience a thriving city with something for virtually everyone, come to Louisville! It's big city living on a small city budget!
Street parking is easily accessible and free
TARC, our public transit bus is one block away
Cab services are plentiful (approx $20 to or from the airport)
Rideshares are also available
If needed and schedule permitting, we may be able to arrange airport pick-up or drop-off
Other Things to Note
We are working folk with flexibility in our schedules which affords us the ability to be flexible with your check in/out times.
We're all adults so please act accordingly.
Feel free to party like a rockstar, just NOT in our home.
Clean up after yourself.
Thank you for your cooperation!
We're a same sex couple, moms of two canine children -- Billie (terrier mix) and Talulah (catahoula leopard mix), social justice advocates, unbigoted consummate foodies, wine lovers, globetrotting aficionados, bookworms, and music enthusiasts--by way of Brooklyn, NY setting some roots here in Louisville. After experiencing some serious hospitality as guests of AirBnB hosts, we could not help but to pay it forward!