This adorable Tavern house at Forest Retreat sleeps 6 with 3 bedrooms, 2 queens and 2 twins, 1 1/2 baths, and fully stocked kitchen is perfect for weekend getaways, ladies retreats, bridal/baby showers. Built as a travelers home in 1806, an astounding 211 years worth of charm with some quirky unique features!
211 year old cottage style home with low ceilings, original flooring, steep staircase to the upstairs was originally on the outside of the home as it was a travelers resting stop and separated from the main house, remodeled in 2015 to enclose the staircase on the front porch and make it more convenient for 2017 travelers. This is definitely an experience home for history lovers and those with hearts for unique homes, it's a step back in time with modern functionality.
Interaction with guests
We are available 24/7 during your stay for any history, problems, or questions that you may have!
Other things to note
We are located 34 miles from Maysville and 34 miles from Lexington, this house built in 1806 specifically in its location as it was a days travel by horse and buggy to Maysville and a days travel to Lexington, we are located conveniently to many day trip opportunities in central, eastern, northeastern Kentucky and southern Ohio
Given the Historic nature of the property and the large amount of antiquities located on the property we hope that you will cherish and treat the home with respect to its heritage but make yourself at home. We have a full time private renter located on the property as well as groundskeepers who come and go from the property daily to monitor for unusual activity for your safety and ours. Our home is protected by ADT. The information binder for the ins and outs, emergency procedures and phone numbers is located in the kitchen for your convenience
We are child/infant friendly in that you may bring children to stay, we do not have special equipment available on site, that would be the responsibility of the renter but we certainly welcome families of all shapes and sizes however we are not a child proof home but can gladly assist in making any arrangements needed to make your stay more child friendly
Parties/Events allowed with prior approval from Host, additional fees may apply
Absolutely no smoking in our home due to the Historic nature and need for continued preservation of it, you may smoke outside away from any flammable materials and dispose of ash and butts properly
We also have a strict no pet policy due to the historic nature of the property and preservation of the antiquities