Kokovoko Breeding Farm (Carriage House Retreat)

Corinth, Kentucky

Kokovoko Breeding Farm (Carriage House Retreat)

Rate: $50 - $200
Units: 2     Capacity: 13
Access:  Vision impaired, Limited mobility

Summary

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Please join us on our working, rare-breed family farm in Central Kentucky! We're just 30 minutes north of the Kentucky Horse Park, about halfway between Lexington and Cincinnati, OH (only an hour away).

Bring the children and have some fun, or decompress in our lovely sanctuary. Our name is from the novel Moby Dick. Kokovoko is a tiny island not on any map (true places never are), where the natives were raised with goats nipping at their heels. We feel it fits us pretty well.

Our Swedish Gotland ponies and Lincoln Longwool sheep graze over 150 acres of Kentucky rolling hills and forest. Unspoiled. Organic. Natural. It's a working farm. The ponies ride and drive (and oh yes, they're available for driving lessons – singles or pairs!). The herd began here as just seven, and has now grown to become the largest herd in North America. The Lincoln longwools are amazing too. They grow an inch of wool a month. Handspinners and artists love their wool. It's long, lustrous and sturdy. (And we can teach you to spin it, too!) In the barnyard, several breeds of heritage chickens scurry about. They provide fresh eggs and timely wake-up calls for our guests, who stay above the carriage house where we offer a two-room private suite.

It's not your typical bed and breakfast. Much of the food comes from the farm. The dishes might not match, but the beds are comfy (sheets fresh-air dried!) and the kitchen is stocked. It's conveniently located, but miles from conventional. Learn about where your food comes from. Children welcome, but be forewarned, they may not want to leave.

You'll meet the hens who laid your breakfast eggs, a varying poultry community, and the resident "peas," a breeding pair of peacocks! But it's funny, the kids' favorites are usually the farm dog crew, a motley bunch of very kid-friendly big ole' dogs, who keep watch over the farm and guests, and love to play ball with the kids.

Features

Food:  Breakfast, Meals to Order, Self preparation, Snacks, Organic, Cookouts, Farm Fresh Eggs

Amenities:  Full kitchen, Linens provided, Laundry facilities, Internet, Phone, Fire pit, Great View, Private Bath, Free WiFi, Barbeque/Grill, DVD/VCR, Kitchenette, Library, Refrigerator, Bicycles, Computer, Microwave, Pond

Activities & Animals

Animals, Chickens, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Sheep, Horses, Deer, Teaching Farm, Donkeys, Fiber Workshops, Demonstrations, Retreats, Nature walk, Turkeys, Horse Drawn Wagon Ride, Organic farming, Peacock, Help with Chores, Bonfire/Campfire, Permaculture farming, Yard games (croquet, bocce ball, badminton), Egg Gathering, Barn Cat(s), Farm Dogs

Allowed

Children under 12, Pets, Family Reunions, Special Events, Tour Groups - Small

 

Carriage House Guest Suite

Capacity: 5

Special Instructions: The bedroom has a queen bed and full futon w/alarm clock and DVD player. The front room has a kitchenette (w/fridge, 2 burner mini-stove and microwave) and twin futon and couch. The Carriage House is heated and has ceiling and window fans, and a new A/C unit. Has bathroom with sink and shower. Access is via a flight of stairs. Please feel free to ask about special circumstances!

Rate PeriodPrice

Suite rental (special events/night)

From: 04/01  To: 10/31 $200.00
instructions:   Special events include Rolex and major events at the Kentucky Horse Park. $25 cleaning fee added for single night stay.

Suite Rental, per family, standard/night

From: 04/01  To: 10/31 $150.00
instructions:   Please call for reservations or more information. Includes breakfast (you cook it!), fruit, and homemade bread. Coffee, tea and basic cooking supplies are stocked in the kitchen. $25 cleaning fee for single night stays. $125 during the week, $150 on Friday and Saturday.

Rates subject to change without notice. Please confirm with farm or ranch host.

 
 

Just a lovely 150 acres to park your tent.

Capacity: 8

Special Instructions: No amenities. That means open land. Hay fields, forest, wilderness. It's all yours. for birding, biking, hiking or just chilling. You can build a campfire, commune with nature, and not see another soul for as long as you choose to be here. Bring the kids, dogs, in laws, parakeet. Just have fun! This is truly roughing-it camping. Large pond, big trees, deer, big fields.

Rate PeriodPrice

Per night

From: 01/01  To: 12/31 $50.00
instructions:   Discount for multiple nights

Rates subject to change without notice. Please confirm with farm or ranch host.

 
 

3240 Hinton Webber Rd. - Corinth, Kentucky

38.464704,-84.512498
 

Leslie Bebensee

Address:
3240 Hinton Webber Rd.
Corinth, Kentucky 41010

Phone: 8594205246

Email: kokovoko1@gmail.com

Website: http://kokoweb.com

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