Charming Tiny House on the Kentucky River

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
TV, fireplace, DVD player, books
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop

Overview of Charming Tiny House on the Kentucky River

Entire home

Charming Tiny House on the Kentucky River

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
Harrodsburg, KY

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6
670 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    2 twin/single beds
Common area
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Bathtub/shower combo

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About this area

Located in Harrodsburg, this cottage is on the waterfront. Community Arts Center and Ephraim McDowell House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and First Vineyard. Traveling with kids? Consider Blue Grass Railroad Museum, or check out an event or a game at Keeneland Racing Course. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.

Getting around

  • Blue Grass Airport (LEX) - 27 min drive


  • Trustees’ Office 1839 — 8 min drive
  • Subway — 8 min drive
  • Solomon's Porch — 8 min drive
  • Great Wall — 8 min drive
  • Sims' Pizzeria and Ice Cream Parlor — 9 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Charming Tiny House on the Kentucky River

Waterfront cottage with kitchen and patio
Nestled in the 400 ft cliffs of the Palisades-one of the top places to see in Kentucky! Enjoy nearby historic sites, distilleries, horses, nature, river activities & more! Comfortable one bedroom surrounded by the river and inspiring natural beauty.

There is a queen bed in the separate bedroom, queen futon in the great room, and 2 twin beds in the loft. Ample room for 6 people. Full sized washer and dryer, bathroom with tub & shower combo.

Kitchen has microwave, full-size refrigerator, apartment sized stove/oven, basic utensils, dishes, pots & pans, coffee maker for hot and cold beverages, k-cups, and hot water for oatmeal, soups and other instant meals. Toaster, George Foreman grill, bullet and full sized blenders. Very functional set up.

Outside chairs and picnic table for enjoying the river views and cookouts. Propane grill, charcoal park grill, and stone fire pit. Read or relax and unwind surrounded by nature, with the peaceful sounds of the river and waterfall.

Electric mini split air conditioner/heat. Extra baseboard heat when temperatures are very low, and non-vented propane gas fireplace.

Smart TV with antenna receives about 25 channels, BluRay player, bluetooth speaker. There is no dish or wifi, but 4G available for most cell carriers & hotspot. Video library, books and board games available. Suggest downloading movies and games to laptop prior to arrival & connecting via HDMI cable, otherwise could experience buffering issues.

Guests have access to entire house and grounds. Access code for entrance key to gate and house provided after booking. Kayak/canoe rentals and launch located within a mile. Two kayaks are available on site for use with a signed waiver. State and County taxes collected at booking.

You will have the entire area to yourself. Owners will not be present during your stay unless called.

You will be submersed in the high cliffs of the Palisades near the Brooklyn Bridge. The area is quiet with a neighbor on one side and woods on the other. Great views of the river from the house and back porch.

Perfect for adventurers! Area attractions on Google map at this link:

There are many unique sites nearby including Fort Harrod & Fort Boone, Shaker Village, Bourbon Trail, Camp Nelson, Asbury University, Keeneland race track, Kentucky Horse Park, Rupp Arena, wineries, horse farm tours & more!

Hike along cliff walls and watersheds, catch some fish or go boating. Take a day trip to Lincoln's birthplace & boyhood home along the Lincoln Heritage Trail. Visit nearby Lexington, Frankfort, Berea and Danville. Venture a little further to Kentucky's largest city of Louisville. See the Slugger Museum, Churchill Downs, Falls of Ohio fossil beds or nearby Historic Bardstown with My Old Kentucky Home, civil war museum and oldest western stagecoach stop Old Talbot's Tavern.

Photo lovers bring your camera! S.R. 68 and surrounding area roads are popular scenic, curvy, hilly routes. A new experience awaits around every corner!

Sales taxes collected at booking. There is a $5 per person, per night extra charge over 2 people. It is a sharp turn into the Palisades entrance. Best to enter from the west on 68 and exit to the east on 68. There is a turn around at the bottom of the hill.

20 miles to Lexington Blue Grass Airport

There are basic grocery & hardware stores in nearby Wilmore, Nicholasville and Lawrenceburg. No food delivery service, so suggest stocking up on needed items when in town.
- Smoking allowed outside
- Pets allowed with $100 non-refundable pet fee
Air-conditioned accommodations at this cottage offer fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Judy Whitnable
Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Car required


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Spices


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Firepit


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the waterfront
  • Near a hospital
  • Near a zoo

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Kayak on site
  • Swimming nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Fishing nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 6
  • Unit size: 670 sq ft (62 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 12:00 PM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Charming Tiny House Kentucky River Harrodsburg
Charming Tiny Kentucky River Harrodsburg
Charming Tiny Kentucky River
Charming Tiny House on the Kentucky River Cottage
Charming Tiny House on the Kentucky River Harrodsburg
Charming Tiny House on the Kentucky River Cottage Harrodsburg

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 87 out of 103 reviews
5 - Excellent 84%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 103 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 103 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 103 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 103 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Family Get-Away
Our family of 3 enjoyed exploring the area and cozy nights in the tiny house. Weather caused us to shorten our stay, but the time we spent was very pleasant. We hope to return in the spring.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Our stay was very nice, The house is located near many small cities and there are lots of pet friendly trails nearby.
Stayed 11 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Great little house on the river!
Very clean. Well appointed. We really enjoyed our long weekend here!
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful Location!
Property is in an absolutely beautiful location! Property was very clean, and the host had everything available that we would need. House was decorated very cute and cozy, just as the pictures show. Host responded quickly with any questions we had. We really appreciated the detailed instructions when locating the property. Would be a beautiful place to kayak if it was warmer weather. We had a wonderful time staying here and would highly recommend it!
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Ky River House
All you have to do is sit on the back porch and enjoy.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021