About This Listing
Years ago in the early 19th Century some people's homes had a room, typically with it's own separate entrance in which folks passing through had a comfortable place to rest for an evening or short stay. This room was known as the "traveler's room" or "traveler's quarters". Come and stay in the "travelers quarters" at Midlane Farm. Adjoined but separate from the main house your quarters is quiet and cozy, appointed with antiques including a 200 year old cannonball bed (don't worry it's sturdy), a small but efficient bathroom and a television. Relax on the back porch with an iced tea or julep and dream of days gone by, stroll the garden (organic) and grounds, cook from the garden if you wish in the modern main kitchen, sit and watch your favorite TV program or read a book in the "lower kitchen" (which some have deemed the best single room in the city of Louisville), enjoy complementary Bourbon or cocktails. The bar at Midlane Farm is always open and always well stocked! Hospitality would not be complete without towels, linens, and breakfast. If you need room for more than two no problem. You can stay in the main house and we'll move to the traveler's quarters! Please contact us first though to ensure that we don't have any conflicts. The main house (Midlane Farm 1820 Federal Home) can easily host six, but also rents individual rooms. Let us share our passion for the preservation of this "grand ole dame" with you. Sleep tight at your old Kentucky home. Good night.........
The Traveler's Quarters is your space. Common areas are the outside 2 acres, back porch, lower kitchen and main kitchen. Smoking is permitted outside only.
Kim and her husband were amazing hosts! If we ever find ourselves back in Louisville, there's no other place we would settle for. The room, with a separate entrance than the home, was filled with towels and miscellaneous toiletries to make our stay comfortable. Kim brought in pitchers of water for us and took us through the garden while we sipped on Kentucky bourbon. The driveway has parking and the property itself is gorgeous. Take the time to sit outside on the porch or the seating on the grass and take in the charm. In the morning, we were served strawberries from the garden and homemade spinach frittata. We loved that they took the time to chat with us and were helpful with recommendations and driving advice. A+ experience!
THIS is the place to stay! Kim and Chas know how to host! They made us feel right at home. We really enjoyed ourselves! We had breakfast on the porch in the morning and Bourbon under the moon with their cat at night. ;) They really take care of you and we still had privacy in our room with everything you need. (Bathroom with a shower, comfy bed etc) You get a real feel of family pride and history here and was easy to get around the city and trips outside of town. We got there at the beginning of our trip with only a few loose plans and with telling them what we'd like to do, they basically planned the rest of our trip for us and man, they did not fail us! We drove through horse farms and visited Woodford Reserve Distillery and Makers Mark Distilleries. We had amazing BBQ at the quirky and random Hammerheads restaurant. The must sees are Mammoth caves and, without their recommendation we may not have found The Natural Bridge State Park which was unreal, so beautiful! Thank you so much you guys! We were so glad and lucky to have stayed with you!
Kim and Chaz were such gracious hosts. My boyfriend and I rolled in last minute right before Derby weekend - they were overly accommodating - helping guide us towards local eateries and watering holes and on our last minute kentucy bourbon trail trip. Their home and grounds are beautiful. The room was very quaint, clean and cozy. We left Midlane Farm with great vibes and a fully belly.
This historic, lovely home must have been the subject for composing "My Old Kentucky Home" because my husband & I felt very much welcomed and at home at Midlane Farm. Kim & Chas offered us cocktails and time to unwind after the long drive. Breakfasts were delicious both days, plus the breakfast conversations were friendly and informative about the area. We were in town for a wedding, staying at Midlane Farm was well worth skipping the hotel reserved for guests. Definitely recommend reserving this establishment.
We rented the Midlane Farms' travelers quarters for my brother and his family to stay in while the rest of our large family stayed in the main house. It was absolutely perfect for them. It had a great bed, adorable coffee set up, and a full bathroom! We were able to actually all visit together instead of having to only see them for a few hours at the wedding. The farm itself is a dream. From the incredible 1820s home to the beautiful garden and the hard to leave porch, it was perfect for our family to enjoy a weekend together without having to leave the home... other than for the wedding of course.
Midlane Farms was a wonderful, cozy experience! Chas & Kim were friendly and very accommodating to me. I had booked the Travelers Quarters for my husband and I, to start his birthday weekend~! Before I knew it, I had more friends coming to Louisville from Chicago throughout the weekend. We were able to book the Farm and to schedule our friends without any issues. The rooms were spacious, clean, and comfortable. The Travelers Quarters was so peaceful. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
1st time doing airbnb for us. Enjoyed our stay. Good location. Unique place to stay. Solid couple in Chaz and Kim
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About the Host, Midlane Farm
Chas and Kim Laramore-Stephens are owners/caretakers of Chas' family home "Midlane Farm" built in 1820 and never out of the immediate family. Working on the home be it inside or out are the passions of Chas and Kim. Tending the vegetable and flower gardens and consuming and sharing the fruits of their labor gives the couple much pride and happiness. Both professionals Chas and Kim have other jobs as well. They own and manage a local distribution company of consumable paper and packaging products. Kim's hobbies are all that is southern, hailing from Mississippi and Georgia she cherishes the southern lifestyle of hospitality and graciousness. When not working on the "farm" Chas is a competitive sailor racing sailboats wherever the competition takes him.