Nestled in acres of Kentucky woods and hills, Castle Hill Haven is close to civilization but worlds away from its bustle. Relax in your Tower Suite, complete with luxury ensuite bathroom and almost 700 sq. ft. of living space, spectacular views, and a private balcony, or in one of five other bedrooms. Curl up with a book from the third-floor library in your private window seat overlooking the front lawn or put up your feet in the reading nook in the Blue Room. Climb the spiral staircase to enjoy morning coffee on the third-floor balcony overlooking the back field or try your hand at the piano in the music loft. Pick berries and apples when they're in season, ramble in eleven acres of private land, or take a stroll down to the barn to see the chickens. The kids in your party can enjoy the play area in the third-floor library or play in The Cottage, a heated/cooled two-story playhouse with attached play set and a sitting/sleeping room with TV/DVD player and twin lofts. (Exclusive overnight access to The Cottage can be reserved for an additional $30 per day.) Cook dinner in our fully-stocked custom kitchen. Enjoy meals on one of two outdoor decks or in one of three indoor eating areas (see photos), complete with KamadoJoe grill. If requested beforehand, owner will stock basic grocery items for you at the beginning of your stay. Relax with an evening bonfire (arrange with host beforehand) or order an outdoor movie night (see special packages). Castle Hill Haven sits off a country road with a handful of neighboring houses dotting a wooded valley. Sunset views from the front gate are breathtaking. Morning coffee on the back deck or library balcony provides a glimpse of local wildlife and Castle Hill Haven barn. Enjoy our farm animals on site (details below). Total occupancy: Beds in main house can accommodate 12 people. Additional house guests may be accommodated on available floor mattresses. Charge of $5 per person for over 12 guests. Check with host for details. Your hosts live on the property, available for all your needs. All owner areas (including the separate-entrance basement of main house and the garage studio apartment) will be marked private. The Neighborhood: Castle Hill Haven, 15 miles west of Elizabethtown, KY, is a perfect hub for exploring Central Kentucky. Enjoy scenic country drives around Castle Hill Haven. Then visit nearby attractions: Elizabethtown (15-20 min drive. Also, 15 min drive down the road to Elizabethtown Sports Park. ) Local history, shopping, museums, restaurants Glendate, KY (25-30 min drive) Charming village, antiques, restaurants, famous "Glendale Days" in mid-October. Hodgenville (25-30 min) National Historic Site of Abraham Lincoln's Birthplace. Visit well-known Lincoln Days in early October. Bardstown, KY (35-45 min drive) Bursting with history, boutiques, theater. Louisville, KY (roughly 1 hour) Home of the Kentucky Derby Lexington, KY (1 1/2 hour) Horse capital of the world Mammoth Cave (37 miles) World-famous cave system Getting Around: I-65 connects Elizabethtown to Louisville, Mammoth Cave area, and Bowling Green. BlueGrass Parkway connects Lexington and Elizabethtown. Easy commute to Elizabethtown (and both highways) from Castle Hill Haven (20 minute drive on scenic country roads). House rules: -No smoking or alcoholic on property. - Families with children welcome. - Special packages available: Outdoor movie night: Entertain your crowd with an outdoor movie in the orchard. Choose movies from our DVD library. Concessions, seats, and set up provided. Seasonal activity. Weather dependent. Check with host to see if this package is available during your stay. $50.00 On-site scavenger hunt: Unravel riddles as you mix modern and medieval in an on-site digital scavenger hunt. Waiver form required for use of zip line and potato cannon. Bonfire included. $50.00. Check with host to see if this package is available during your stay. Stories To Inspire Kentucky Dessert Theater: Enjoy an evening of drama provided on site from Stories to Inspire Kentucky. Stories to Inspire Kentucky offers a variety of one-woman dramas telling the stories of women who inspired Kentucky and impacted the world. Visit Stories to Inspire Kentucky on Facebook for program options. Special VRBO performance price: Drama only: $75/group. Dessert/refreshments included: add $5 per guest. Check with host for availability. - WiFi provided. - In keeping with our country setting, cell signal is spotty or nonexistent (BlueGrass Cellular may be an exception). - TV/DVD/VHS players available in Tower Suite, library (if requested), and The Cottage. Cable and dish not available. - All spaces shown on photos, as well as 11 acres of grounds, are open to guests. Hosts live on property. Private/owner areas will be clearly marked. - For children's safety, we ask that only adults access the third-floor library balcony. - Please enjoy our library books! Library guidelines available on site. - Enjoy our farm animals on site. Please do not feed animals before arranging with hosts. Note: outdoor farm animals include cats, Great Pyrenees dog, horses, and chickens, among others. Please contact owner beforehand if you have any concerns. - Afternoon tea and/or meals may available on certain dates. Contact host for pricing and information.