Cedar Keep ... perhaps the most
unique home in the State of
Kentucky ... nestled in the
beautiful hardwood hills, sitting
on a red sandstone rock
outcropping, surrounded on
three sides by streams and
waterfalls, it is in class by itself
Cedar Keep, as viewed through the
branches of a beech tree along the
driveway approach. The two story
octagon living room commands the
front SW corner of the
extraordinary home, with it's
impervious cedar shake roof,
natural stone chimney and twin
Cedar Keep as viewed from the
front (south) side ... the waterfalls
tumble from separate streams on
either side of the house and join
into one stream flowing away
from the house
This is a photo of the west
side of Cedar Keep,
illustrating the beginning of
the wrap around porch and
the split rail fence around the
front yard and holly bushes
surrounding the house
The two streams on either side
and melodic waterfalls and join
into this one stream that flows
away from the house to the south
From May until September Cedar
Keep is home to scores of
beautiful Ruby Throated
Hummingbirds. Here is a photo of
10 of them simultaneously feeding
on one of six feeders we provide
for them. They are a source of
constant amusement and
The largest water garden in the
state of Kentucky, measuring 97
feet long, 27 feet wide and 6.5 feet
deep, containing 70,000 gallons of
water, is home to dozens of hardy
and tropical water lilies, lotus and
many other water plants. Literally
hundreds of gold fish, ram's horn
snails and tadpoles call this
garden home as do transient Great
Blue Heron and Wood Ducks
A collage of some of the
beautiful water lillies that
grace the water garden from
April to November
The wood burning, two story high,
natural stone fireplace in the
octagon shaped living room with the
4' wide solid oak staircase leading to
the second floor in the background
The two story high, octagon
shaped, living room with wood
clad, double glazed Marvin
windows top and bottom adorned
by custom wood shades
The vaulted ceiling library
surrounded by solid oak
bookcases, a double door
entrance to the wrap around
porch and a second, two story
high, wood burning, natural field
stone fireplace
Another view of the two story
high, vaulted ceiling library and
spectacular fireplace ... the
coziest room in the house
The formal dining room with it's
large wood clad, double glazed

Marvin bay windows, oak floor
and oak trim
Another view of the generous
formal dining room illustrating
beautiful woods scene beyond the
bay window
The kitchen is the central hub of
the first floor, open on both sides
for easy access and visibility.
Beauty, durability, versatility and
flexibility combine to create the
perfect working space
Another view of the kitchen with
the major appliances
conveniently located on one wall.
They include a large double door
refrigerator and freezer, a smooth
porcelain electronic cook top, a
large micro-wave oven, exhaust
fans and two built in ovens
featuring convection modes
The first floor contains a generous
bedroom with double door access
out onto a back porch overlooking
the grounds and water garden.
Currently used as an office, this
bedroom could be used as a maid's
quarters as it contains it's own
ensuite bath and is set away from
the public areas
This is the en-suite
bathroom next to the
first floor bedroom. It
contains a full size
bathtub and shower,
double sinks with
marble counter top
and ceramic tile
The master bedroom is 16' x 26' of
extraordinary comfort with a huge
Marvin bay window overlooking
the water garden, the woods and
the primary pasture. Solid oak
floors, doors and trim envelope
the room with warmth while two
large closets and a huge walk in
closet provide for unparalleled
Another view of the exterordinary
master bedroom
This is the huge en-suite double
bathroom joined to the master
bedroom. It features a Jacuzzi
overlooking the water garden and
woods, a separate shower (left of
scene), double sinks, toilet (left of
scene) and generous linen closet.
Ceramic tile is used throughout
This is another bright and sunny
bedroom on the second floo
A third large bedroom on the
second floor, currently used as an
office. It offers two built in solid
oak bookcases and windows
facing both west and north with
views of the water garden, woods
and pastures
A separate 1,200 sq. ft. home is
provided for use by a ranch
manager or tenant. It is
inordinately well built and
extremely efficient
The 60' x 72' KY Steel Building
offers twelve each 12' x 12' horse
stalls or work rooms plus hay mows
capable of housing 1800 square
bales of hay with plenty of room to
shelter tractors, trailers, wagons,
etc. An extensive corral system
with livestock handling equipment,
two paddocks, a 50' x 100' outdoor
arena, a 36' x 48' waste
management building and a 12' x
50' run-in shelter complete the
main livestock complex
The pasture behind the house,
Cedar Keep, illustrating the
rolling green pastures and the
hardwood covered hills, painted
in glorious fall colors
Cedar Keep in rare winter snow
A herd of American Bison
(Buffalo) grazing in the pasture
next to the house, Cedar Keep
The main pasture between the
horse barn and the tobacco barn
in early spring with the trees just
beginning to leaf out, and a herd
of Desert Arabian horses at play
Huge Ranch With Unique Home And Ultimate Privacy For Sale in
Bradfordsville, Kentucky USA
177 Acre Private, Secure Sanctuary Surrounded By Waterfalls
Asking Price: $1,195,000 USD   

Hidden Hollow Preserve
Hidden Hollow Preserve … the personification of privacy and security. The ranch offers 177 acres of lush,
secure privacy, vast hardwood timber reserves, and Cedar Keep, one of the most unique private homes in the
State of Kentucky.

Nestled in mature woods, perched on a red sandstone outcropping and surrounded on three sides by flowing
streams and waterfalls, the house is clad entirely in western red cedar. A spectacular two story high 18’ x 18’
octagon living room and a 16’ x 22’ vaulted ceiling library are connected by magnificent, two story high, back-
to-back, wood burning, natural field stone fireplaces that together command the front of the home, The home
is surrounded on three sides by an elaborate 1,000 sq. ft. wrap around porch, overlooking the pristine beauty
enveloping the site. During summer months, the porch overflows with flowers and ferns and is home to scores
of Ruby Throated Hummingbirds that dazzle and entertain family and visitors alike.

The largest private water garden in the State of Kentucky graces the back yard and is home to many varieties
of both hardy and tropical water lilies along with lotus, water hyacinth and countless gold fish. The water
garden is 100' L x 30' W x 7' D and contains over 70,000 gallons of water that free flow into the pool from the
stream alongside, the pool also provides a ready water reserve for fire protection.

In addition to the extraordinary water garden, the yard and grounds around the house sport numerous flower
gardens, perennial bushes and flowering trees.

Beauty and practicality meet as the home features heavily insulated 6” thick walls, Marvin double pane
windows and doors, a 50 year guaranteed cedar shake roof with seamless gutters, geo-thermal heating and
air conditioning, a central vacuum system, built-in oak bookcases, oak trim and solid oak interior doors and
oak hardwood or ceramic floors throughout the entire home.

To accommodate your horses or livestock, there is a large corral with livestock handling equipment, a 60 x 72
foot, 12 stall KY Steel Truss Barn, two paddocks, a 50 x 100 foot outdoor arena, a 36 x 48 foot waste
disposal building with an attached 12 x 50 foot shelter, a large tobacco barn, several outbuildings and
unparalleled views, privacy and security. Both paddocks and the main pasture contain automatic, heated
Freedom Fountain water tanks. The waste disposal building could easily be converted into an additional 8
stall barn.

There is also a separate, completely furnished, 1,200 sq. ft. manager’s home, located between the main
house and barn, containing two 12' x 12' bedrooms, a 12' x 24' living room, a 12' x 24' loft for sleeping or
storage, a 12' x 12' kitchen, and a 12' x 12' bath and utility room, not to mention both front and back porches.

Although all improvements (houses, barns, pastures and paddocks) are hooked up to city water, there is a
rare sweet water spring on the property with perhaps the best spring water available in the state. The spring
was one of half a dozen in the State of Kentucky that was moderated and tested periodically for a period of
two years by the University of Kentucky. It never ran dry, even in periods of drought, and it always tested pure.

The ranch is less than 75 minutes driving time to Lexington and 90 minutes to Louisville, and is within 3 hours
of Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Knoxville or Nashville. It is also within 30 minutes of 3 local airports with 5,000 ft.
runways capable of handling corporate jets. Springfield/Lebanon airport is identifer 6I2 ... Danville airport is
identifier DVK ... Campbellsville is identifier AAS.

About This Property

Category:  Farms/Ranches
Address:  2888 Rush Branch Road
Kentucky 40009
Construction Year:  1995
Area:  177 Acres
Bedrooms:  4
Bathrooms:  3.5
Sleeps:  8
Stories:  2
Parking Spaces:  3

Features - Amenities

Pet Friendly
Laundry Room
Studio Room
Cable TV
Mountain View
Your Own Box Canyon - The Ultimate In Privacy And Security

Spectacular 3600 Sq Ft All Cedar Home
Expansive 1000 Sq Ft Wrap Around Porch
House Sits On Red Sandstone Outcrop Surrounded By Streams And Waterfalls
Largest Water Garden In Kentucky
Separate 3 Bedroom Manager's Home
Ky Steel Barn With 12 Stalls, Haylofts, Equipment Storage
Unique One Way In, One Way Out Privacy And Security
Two Garages, One Attached Garage And One Unattached Red Cedar Garage
Luxury Estates Of Kentucky
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