Welcome to Historic Butchertown! This is a secluded second floor space, in a 150-year-old building on historic Story Avenue. Everything you need at an affordable rate in one of the hottest areas of Louisville. Within walking distance to downtown, restaurants, bars, shops, and waterfront park! Queen bed, smart TV with streaming options, WiFi, kitchenette, washer and dryer access, desk space, and great access to Butchertown, Nulu and Downtown Louisville!
This generously appointed residence is situated in Louisville’s historic and quickly evolving, Butchertown neighborhood, the city’s original meatpacking district, with butcher shops dominating the area. The first homes in this enclave were built in the 1820s. Historic and modern elements are captured in this comfortable and finely-restored 100-year-old residence. This private suite features original wooden floors, and is decorated with local artwork, as well as one queen sized bed, with memory foam mattress. A well-appointed bathroom features tiled floors and a beautiful shower with glass doors. Mini fridge and microwave available, though freezer and access to ice is unavailable. Laundry facilities are on-site for guest use. Parking on-site, and street parking on both sides throughout the week. The first floor street front has a commercial office space, and the street is very not too busy after hours. Other units in this building can be rented out together to create larger spaces to accommodate more people. Please inquire if interested.
Guests have access to their private suite 24/7 via electronic key locks on the doors. We will send instructions for access the night before your arrival. Laundry facilities are available on site and can be accessed anytime. Parking is available in an attached lot and can accommodate 5 vehicles. Street parking is also available on both sides of the street. All parking is on a first come basis.
Located on Story Avenue, at the corner of Frankfort Avenue, this residence is only a few minutes’ drive to NuLu and Clifton/Crescent Hill. Chic boutiques, the city’s first brandy distillery and more options for shopping, dining and having fun. Not to mention the KFC Yum! Center, a multi-purpose sports and concert arena, located downtown. A beautiful historic 1800s building, that was once a grocery store, plays host to the Butchertown Grocery. This relaxed topnotch restaurant features phenomenal original cocktails, and American cuisine with a twist, with gnocchi, rotisserie, burgers and beignets. For barbeque lovers, Feast BBQ is one of the hottest tickets in NuLu. For those who crave spicy food, Royals Hot Chicken would fit the bill. Once a popular food truck, Grind Burger Kitchen has set up shop for those with a craving for burgers. Locals rave about the wok-seared lima beans from Mayan Café. Meanwhile Butchertown Social offers New American food fare, cocktails, craft beer, fine art exhibitions, live music, live jazz, pub trivia and more. You can choose from over 1,000 beers at Sergio’s World of Beers, a local cult classic. Butchertown is home to Bourbon Country’s only brandy distillery, Copper & Kings. For craft brew devotees, try the bourbon barrel ale at Goodwood Brewing Company. Take a tour and enjoy a sampling of its spirits in the tasting room. Play Dance Bar is the place to be for drag shows and dance parties. Take in the architecture of the Butchertown Historic District, including St. Joseph Catholic Church built in 1866. The Greek Revival and Shot-gun homes on Washington Street and others put the neighborhood on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Experience the area’s rich history at the Thomas Edison House, where you’ll be enlightened about the inventor’s inspirational time spent in Louisville. Or, stop by Hadley Pottery for an inside look at how the iconic stoneware is made. The remaining front facade of the former early 19th century Heigold House, which features a detailed sketch of important early Whig Party leaders. The Louisville Extreme Park is the place to go for skateboarders. It features 40,000 square feet of outdoor, concrete skating surface, as well as a 24- foot full pipe and a wooden vert ramp. In the adjacent Waterfront Park, the Big Four bridge—a six-span former railroad truss bridge that crosses the Ohio River, connecting Louisville and Jeffersonville, Indiana—is the longest pedestrian-only bridge in the world. For a heart-thumping adventure, try indoor rock climbing at Climb NuLu. Also very nearby are the future Waterfront Botanical Gardens and Louisville City FC Soccer Stadium. On the First Friday of the month, hop aboard a ZeroBus for the First Friday Hop. It’s an all-in-one art show, shopping adventure and street party. Butchertown Market is a one-stop-shop, featuring Cellar Door Chocolates, known for its delicious gourmet chocolates and Bourbon Balls. Moss Hill makes handcrafted lotions, soaps and candles with specialty scents like Bourbon and Mint Julep. At Bourbon Barrel Foods, you can pick up Bourbon barrel smoked spices, small batch soy sauce aged in Bourbon barrels and specialty bitters. You’ll also find locally crafted artwork and jewelry at Work the Metal, along with clothing, handbags, home décor and other one-of-a-kind gifts. Time to get around: • Airport: 7 miles • Fair/Expo Center: 7 miles • YUM Center: 2 miles • St. Matthews: 6 miles • Malls: 8 miles • Waterfront Park: Less than 1 mile • Highlands: Less than 1 mile
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