Unique central Kentucky horse farm!

House - Private room · Springfield Rd, Bloomfield, KY 40008, United States
Janet

My absolutely charming mini horse farm is an oasis for those looking to relax and enjoy the laid back style of Kentucky. Guests can take advantage of beautiful views, majestic thoroughbred horses and the best ever Southern hospitality.

Your host, Janet
19 Reviews
Response rate: 86%
Response time: within a few hours

My absolutely charming mini horse farm is an oasis for those looking to relax and enjoy the laid back style of Kentucky. Guests can take advantage of beautiful views, majestic thoroughbred horses and the best ever Southern hospitality.

The Space

Offering "I love horses" packages. Are you still National Velvet or Dale Rogers in your heart? Stuck in the rat race of the city??? Or just stuck where you are in general????Grab your horse crazy BFF and come to Willow Hill for a unique hands on opportunity. Actually learn about horses and what it means to own and live with them. Get crazy happy tired and covered with horse hair !! Opportunities vary with dates, but the packages include daily hands on horse activities, visits to watch thoroughbreds in training, seeing former champions in retirement and visiting local horsie hangouts. Experience the appeal of having your own horse for 3 night and 5 night packages. Space with packages limited to three participants for individualized attention. Prices vary according to scheduled activities. Details on request -- you will be delighted !!!! This is a charming, quiet horse farm in central Kentucky. Rural setting, rooms tastefully decorated with an equestrian theme. Private bedroom, wireless internet, parking, room for rv or horse trailer parking, great Southern hospitality. Less than 15 minutes from historic Bardstown - -a scenic tourist town with great restaurants, shops and interesting attractions. Watch thoroughbreds graze peacefully from your bedroom window, the shady covered porch when it's hot, or the cozy family room with fireplace when it's cold. If you are traveling with your horses, I also have stalls available for over night stays with your equine friends. If you want to get close to former thoroughbred race horses or just learn about horses in general - -this is the place. Also available for regular "non horsie" accommodations if desired.

Interaction with Guests

Interaction with guests depends on the guests themselves. I take my cue from them. I am always more than ready to use my extensive knowledge of the area to help guests have a great experience in Kentucky. With the horse packages, I am very involved since the visit revolves around the horses.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $425 /week
Monthly Price: $1200 /month
Cleaning Fee: $28
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
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  • Janet was such a great host - her home, warm and welcoming. I was only there for one night, but it was a beautiful one and I had an amazing time chatting with Janet and learning more about her sweet and gorgeous horses. Definitely a wonderful place to stay in Kentucky and I hope I get the chance to swing through again! Thanks again for everything Janet!

    June 2014
  • Jan was wonderful and happy to share all her horse knowledge with us. It was so much fun to watch her with the horses - grooming, playing, exercising them. The farm has beautiful views of rolling hills - the front porch is a perfect place to enjoy the sunset. It felt like staying with family.

    May 2014
  • My brother-in-law, cousin and I flew down for the derby and decided to use Airbnb for the first time ever, and we are EXTREMELY happy we did because of Janet. Janet is a wonderful person and a perfect host (she even stayed on the phone with us while we found her drive way, yes, we looked like we were from out of town :) Her land and animals are beautiful, she keeps her house very clean, and she makes a great breakfast. We were able to do all the things we wanted to (and more with her help) in the ~24 hours we were in Louisville. Thanks again Janet, I am so happy we decided to AirBNB with you!

    May 2014
  • It was a great pleasure to stay with Jan. Her home is immaculate, and she is personable and gracious. Her farm is quiet and well tended- her horses are characters! My daughter is already asking when we can return!

    April 2014
    Janet
    Response from Janet:

    Thanks for the nice reference -- I still can't figure out how to get the photos off my old phone but I am not giving up ! Lol

    April 2014
  • Janet was a fantastic host and the farm is situated in beautiful Kentucky countryside. She is very friendly and kind, and my travel companion and I enjoyed chatting with her during our stay. Definitely would recommended to others -- this was a great stop on our cross-country road trip.

    April 2014
    Janet
    Response from Janet:

    Thanks for the kind words! Hope you made it to San Francisco safe and sound. It was a pleasure to meet you and your friend !

    April 2014
  • Great farm to stay at if you're on the bourbon trail and want to meet a couple of retired thorough breds. Unfortunately I wasn't able to go on a ride since it was freezing that morning. Janet is very warm & cheery, and provides a hardy breakfast in the morning. Will definitely stay again if I'm in the area.

    April 2014
    Janet
    Response from Janet:

    Thanks Serena
    You are welcome back any time !!

    April 2014
  • The place was very nice and well kept. Janet is great person and we enjoyed meeting her and her boys as she calls them We had to cut our stay short but we had a good time.

    Thanks Dave

    October 2013
  • It was great to meet Janet and stay at her place. I wish I could have stayed longer!

    October 2013
  • Janet was a great hostess. We loved getting the perspectives of a local. We appreciated the flexibility to come and go as needed. The accommodations were great. If you are looking for a genuine Kentucky experience, there is no better place!

    September 2013
  • Grab a pair of cowboy boots, pick up some "jamaican me happy" bottles, and head over to Janet's beautiful horse farm for a relaxing vacation. Janet warms your heart with her motherly southern hospitality and quirky personality. I really feel like I not only experienced a country kind of lifestyle, but also made a friend. The house is gorgeous! Spacious, extremely clean, and very comfortable. She has three majestic thoroughbreds, who yearn to be spoiled with love. Whether you want to experience farm life and help out with the duties, or travel into town for bourbon tasting and line dancing, Janet's house is a perfect stay for you. I will most definitely return, for I missed Kentucky the second my plane took off. My gratitude goes out to Janet for making me feel right at home. I highly recommend visiting her!

    September 2013
    Janet
    Response from Janet:

    Stephanie thanks for the kind words !! I feel the same -- I feel I have made a friend (or adopted a daughter )-- not sure which for sure lol !! I truly hope you can make your way back to Kentucky -- the boys miss you !!!

    September 2013
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Eastern Kentucky University, University of Illinois (Springfield) and University of Louisville
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Spencer County Public Schools
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Native Kentuckian, high school teacher, active equestrienne with off the track thoroughbreds. I work with and transport rescue dogs, love hounds, and anything thoroughbred. I have been a vegetarian since 1982, so enjoy salads, pasta, and home made ice cream. I love visiting my son in Nashville and going to movies with friends.
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