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The Cottage Circa 1898 Downtown Location

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Mary Ellen

The Cottage Circa 1898 Downtown Location

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
17 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Charming 1800's cottage listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Bardstown.
Voted Most Beautiful Small Town in America.
Walking distance from downtown shopping, nightlife, dining, and local attractions.
Located along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

I love Bardstown and wanted my cottage to look and feel like what is best about the town- historical charm mixed with modern amenities. Clean, cozy and comfortable; it is a space that I hope you find enjoyable while visiting Bardstown.


Air conditioning
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Handheld shower head


79 Reviews

Charles User Profile
December 2018
Mary Ellen's place in Bardstown is exceptional. Great location two blocks from heart of town, beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean, easy arrival process and handy street parking, plus prompt/clear communication. We appreciate Mary Ellen's attentiveness and courtesy from star…
Matthew User Profile
December 2018
This was a great place to stay! Perfect location
Amy User Profile
December 2018
This cottage is a gem! The host thought of everything from coffee, tea or hot chocolate for the morning and water/snacks later. The location couldn't have been better and easily walkable to historic downtown. This cottage was exceptionally clean and had decorated beautifully. …
Chris User Profile
November 2018
Mary Ellen's place is one the best Airbnb experiences I've ever had. lots of nice little touches like coffee and a helpful local guide we're much appreciated. Her home is easy walking distance to downtown and just a few minutes from several distilleries.
Olivia User Profile
November 2018
This cottage was a great value to us when exploring Bardstown and the bourbon trail. We first looked at other true B&Bs but all were booked. We were delighted to find Mary Ellen’s place available, which still felt authentically historic, yet stocked with comfortable furniture and…
Susan User Profile
November 2018
The place is cozy and cute. Probably best for two people although there is a comfy couch if you have an extra. Mary Ellen provided unexpected snacks as well as coffee, tea and bottled water. The house was very clean and very comfortable. Short walk to downtown with shops and …
Lynn User Profile
October 2018
Five Stars! Mary Ellen’s cottage is beautiful, and we enjoyed all of the amenities she provided. The location was so convenient...walking distance to shops and restaurants...a short drive to both Louisville and Lexington. We would highly recommend this rental in beautiful Bard…
Mary Ellen User Profile
Response from Mary Ellen:
Thank you Lynn! It was a pleasure to host you guys. I’m so happy you enjoyed our little town and surrounding areas. You were great!
October 2018

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Bardstown, Kentucky, United StatesJoined in August 2015
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79 Reviews
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