About this listing
located in downtown louisville across street from fabled brown hotel, central to everything. space is one bedroom with private bath in sprawling three bed, two bath victorian apt, sharing kitchen/living/dining rooms.
huge 2,200 sf three bedroom, two bath classic victorian apartment in downtown louisville. your spacious bedroom offers a very comfortable queen sized four-poster bed, desk, and reading chair. your private bath has a shower and a deep porcelain tub. home maintained with all natural cleaning products.
you will have access to a large kitchen stocked with breakfast goods including coffee, tea, granola, fruits, and gluten-free choices. we have a small in-unit washer and dryer you can use, there are also larger machines in building if needed. very small gym available in building. a building garden patio with charcoal grill is also available.
Interaction with Guests
jon and lara are best friends and roommates extraordinaire. lara is a history professor and jon works in natural foods. we were both raised in MN and spent the last 12 years in chicago. as somewhat recent (2 years) louisville transplants, we offer newcomers enthusiasm for the city along with fine recs for things to see and do. we are laid back, fairly busy, but personable and accessible.
the ringleader, zelda the great dane, is 9 1/2 and loves sleeping and getting rubbed. she will stay in her room until you want to meet her and get her take on local politics and the best places to sniff in the neighborhood.
close to it all! we are across the street from the stately public library in downtown louisville.
the brown theater - catty-corner
actor's theater - seven blocks
whiskey row - seven blocks
the medical district - five blocks
4th street live entertainment district - four blocks
museum row - 1 mile, 8 min. bus/free trolley ride
waterfront park - 1.5 miles
NuLu - 1.5 miles
university of louisville - two miles, 10 min. bus ride
churchill downs - three miles
louisville international airport (SDF) - five miles
highlands neighborhood/bardstown rd - two miles, 10 min. bus ride
YUM center - seven blocks
convention center - six blocks
we are on the best possible intersection in the city. several key bus routes within a block, notably two of the most frequent and travelled routes, which will take you to the highlands/bardstown road, UofL, churchill downs, SDF, NuLu, and more.
Other Things to Note
street parking is available, metered out the front door and unmetered within a few blocks.
no smoking, be nice, enjoy yourselves!
About the Host, Lara & Jon
lara: public historian, lover of bicycles, snuggler of dogs, enthusiastic preparer of foods.
jon: documentary enthusiast/maker, youth-worker, natural foods peddler, biker