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  • Staircase from parlor to upstairs
  • The Bennett House Bed & Breakfast
  • Living Room
  • Clay Room - Downstairs Guest Room
  • Hunter Room - Guest Room Upstairs
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The Bennett House Bed & Breakfast

Your host(s):
Richard & Rita Smart
Web Site:
www.bennetthousebb.com
Email:
smart@bennetthousebb.com
Address:
419 West Main Street
Richmond, Kentucky 40475
Phone:
877-204-3426
859-623-7876
Guest Rooms:
5Bathrooms: 5
Check In/Out:
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Extra Person Fee:
$$20

The Bennett House Bed & Breakfast

This historic old home, known as the "Bennett Place" was build in 1889-1890. The prominent Cincinnati architect, Samuel E. des Jardins, was engaged to draw plans for the house of Queen Ann style with Romanesque detailing. It was the home of James and Sarah Clay (the daughter of notorious Caussius M. Clay, minister to Russia during the Lincoln administration) Bennett, thier five children, his two sisters, Belle Harris and Sue Bennett, and his mother Mrs. Elizabeth Chenault Bennett.

The two-and-one-half-story asymmetrical brick structure is finished by a high-hipped roof of slate with flared eaves and a crenelated roof comb. A two-story turret has a domed roof with flared, overhanging eaves. The double-doored central entrance is recessed under a singe-story-arched porch of impressive sixe containing a terra-cotta accented balcony. The Rommanesque-type arches in rusticated stones are repeated over the porch in the second-story balcony entrance and above stained glass fanlights on the first story. Stained glass can also be found in the double entrance doors and in some window sashes and transoms.


Area Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Biking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Galleries
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Museums
  • National/State Parks
  • Tennis
  • Theater
  • Unique Shopping
  • Wineries

Food Service

  • Accommodates Special Diets
  • Early Morning Coffee/Tea
  • Full Breakfast

Geographic Setting

  • City

Inn Amenities

  • Comp. Beverages
  • Comp. Light Refreshments
  • Copy Service
  • Corporate Rates
  • First Floor Rooms
  • Gardens
  • Government Rate
  • Green Friendly
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Limited Handicap Access
  • Massages on Site
  • Meeting Rooms
  • National Historic Register
  • Off Street Parking
  • Outdoor Guest Areas
  • Piano
  • Private Cottage/s
  • Public Computer

Inn Policies

  • Alcoholic Beverages Permitted
  • Cash Accepted
  • Checks Accepted
  • Children/Inquire
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pets Limited/Inquire
  • Smoking Outside Only
  • Traveler's Checks Accepted

Room Amenities

  • AC/Central
  • Air Jet Tub
  • Ceiling Fan
  • DVD or VCR
  • Extra Bed Available
  • Fireplace/Decorative
  • Fireplace/Gas
  • Full Bed
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board Available
  • King Bed
  • Luxury Linens
  • Microwave
  • Private Bath
  • Private Deck
  • Queen Bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Whirlpool Tub

Well Suited For

  • Business Travel
  • Group Events
  • Honeymoons
  • Meetings
  • Quilters Retreats
  • Romantic Escape
  • Scrapbooking Retreats
  • Single Traveler
  • Vacation Getaway
  • Weddings


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