June 18, 2024


Art Shines Through

Photos: Inside The New Luxurious, Art Deco Bellwether Hotel In The Highlands

The heart of the Highlands is now household to The Bellwether Lodge. Positioned at 1300 Bardstown Road, the Bellwether has presented new daily life to two early 20th century properties that have sat vacant for the past two many years: the aged Highlands Law enforcement Station and the former home of the Louisville Ballet. Bought in 2019 by Park Mile Associates, Highlands residents Ben Botkins and Sarah Mattingly, and Sean and Annie O’Leary, the 20 unit condominium-resort is seriously influenced by the Artwork Deco time period of the ’20s and ’30s and will acquire you again in time as before long as you phase inside of. It is also an “invisible service” lodge, indicating visitors will check out by themselves in with a secure code.

For the Park Mile Partners, having the approval of the neighbors in the bordering Highlands neighborhood was paramount. “What we consider is our greatest asset is getting close friends and spouse and children of the neighbors when they arrive to check out them to continue to be here,” reported Ben Botkins. ”So, that’s what we sought out to do, and all indicators stage to that we’ve finished that. People today arrive to us all the time and say they simply cannot wait to put their buddies and relatives below.” Botkins claimed the group of owners generally acknowledged that the venture had to in shape with the neighborhoods all over it. “Everything about it was to do it at community scale. Even the branding states ‘The Bellwether Community Hotel’.”

Just about every space in the lodge is unique with it’s own model and the rooms are also named right after streets in the bordering Tyler Park community. The Bellwether sleeps 50 individuals and also has a four bed, two tub device that is great for larger sized groups. Rooms start out at $139 a evening. The greatest unit will price tag upwards of $600 for each night time.  Booking starts on Oct. 15.

Friends of The Bellwether Hotel can snap a selfie in the ‘Selfie Check out-In’ area just within the entrance on Rosewood Avenue. The self verify-in keeps down charges, and patrons are specified a safe code the moment their room is booked.
Many of the rooms in the Bellwether are named immediately after the encompassing streets in the Highlands.
The Tyler Place.
The Golden Hour place.
Just about every place in the Bellwether is exceptional while employing design and style aspects from the Artwork Deco period of the ’20s and ’30s.
This space is portion of a four-bed, two-tub device in the Bellwether that’s perfect for a larger group.

The 4-bed, two-bathtub device is great for a more substantial team of tourists.
The Rosewood Home.
The Rosewood Home.
The Art Deco design can be located all during the resort.
What at the time was used as a studio when the creating was property to the Louisville Ballet has been converted to a lounge place for The Bellwether Hotel.
Company can acquire in the substantial lounge location that was when a studio room for The Louisville Ballet.
Homeowners Ben Botkins and Sarah Mattingly with Annie and Sean O’Leary. They hope to provide more enterprise to The Highlands with their new venture.
The Bellwether entrance on Rosewood Avenue.

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