Not a B&B. As of October 1, price includes the required 6% McCracken County Transient Room tax. The State Transient and Sales Tax will be collected by airbnb directly from you as a service for Kentucky. Completely remodeled, kitchen w/island, full bathroom w/shower, paired motorized beds, murphy bed, off street parking. Private Wisteria entrance. Koi pond/stream. Artists can negotiate access to Char's Clayhouse, kiln, and Art Studio. Tankless water heater, water softener system.
# We are not a B&B
# Ground floor. No steps. Wheel-chair access.
# Hair dryer, 100% Egyptian cotton towels and 2 robes
# Zoned hepa A/C and heating
# Tankless water heater
# WiFi free with rental
# No TV and no Land-line for phone.
# Koi pond and stream out back.
# California king sized double motorized beds.
# Full Size Murphy bed, as second bed
# One-way locked access to Char's studio/gallery to browse/purchase art and a signed copy of our book: Then & Now: Lower Town, Paducah, Arcadia Publishing, if the spirit moves you.
#Full kitchen: refrigerator, ceramic cook top 2 burners, microwave oven, small oven above refrigerator, sink, island w/stools
# Dishes, pots, pans, utensils, towels.
# Private bathroom: wheelchair access, shower, sink, toilet, heat lamp in ceiling.
# Coffee: Keurig System w/4 comp.pods, Krupp's Drip & Espresso Machine, French Press, and Grinder. Beans at Etcetera Coffeehouse a block away.
# Your apartment is completely private.
# Keyed private entrance. Extra key in key safe on Outback Clay Studio Door, across from rental and 20ft. away.
# We provide extra sheets and pillow cases for you to change. If you run out, leave the used in Char's gallery right outside your door for us send to Cleaners. More clean hanging in closet. We cannot enter you apartment if you bolt the front door and latch the back door.
Interaction with guests
Our guests value their privacy and come with an agenda of places to go and see. We meet and greet them, tell them where all the switches are and leave them alone. We live upstair in a separate residence that they can call anytime.
Other things to note
# The Paducah School of Art & Design is a block away, down two back alleys.
# The National Quilt Museum is 4 blocks away and a 10 minute walk.
# Paducah is where the Tennessee and the Ohio Rivers meet. 7 blocks away are the rivers and constant activity of the towboats moving barges 24/7
# Land Between the Lakes National Park & Planetarium is 25 minutes away.
# Metropolis, home of (yes) the Annual Superman Festival and a Harrah's Casino is just across the Ohio River about 20 minutes away.
# Paducah Raceway, NASCAR Dirt Track, 20 minutes away, see website.
# Bluegrass Downs, trotters, see website, 20 minutes away.
# Paducah Drag Racing, see website, 20 minutes away.
# Call when you are an hour or so away so we can have the gallery lights on.
# Use headsets if you like your music or laptop movies loud.
# Check out is anytime after noon unless we have someone arriving the day you leave, then it is noon. We will tell you which applies to your stay.
# Our mating frogs sing loud in and around our pond during the season.
# You can buy our book about Lower Town, or Char's art anytime. We live upstairs, just call us.
Graduated from the University of Hawai’i, @ Manoa,
Exhibited/traveled or visited/lived: all over the United States, Northern Mariana Islands, Japan, Australia, Guam, Europe
Painted Murals in: Florida, California, Saipan, Hawai’i, Arizona, Kentucky
Art teacher at college prep school, Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, Hawai’i for 6 years.
Three of those years, Fine Arts Department Chair with a faculty of seven.
Taught art in the public high school in Saipan 1985-87 and Art Instructor teaching future teachers classes for the Northern Marianas College
Public Information Officer for the Northern Mariana Islands Council for the Arts and Culture.
2004 moved to Paducah, KY with my husband Jay, from the San Francisco Bay area
to be part of the Lower Town Artist Relocation Program.
Work generally consists of mixed media.
Images are both figurative and abstract.
Work is neoexpressionist with a surreal slant.
Subject matter is based on what is unseen or unspoken and strongly felt.
Subjective content and voice of the work
addresses human issues concerning this short earthly sojourn.