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A 'coming home' place to reconnect with your family's past

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type condo


About the property

Choice of 2 units each can occupy 4 to 6 adults.

Located in the historic block that was part of the Star Theater, the Coffee Cup, Bus Station, TAVERN and catty cornered to where the Cozy Corner operated. You will see on our walls much historic past in photos by photographers of old times, a décor reminiscent of the early twentieth century. Our Lofts provide you with an upscale space in the heart of downtown for discriminating travelers. We are very interested in old historical photos of Salyersville and welcome additions to our gallery. Each of the two units offer a private bath and can accommodate up to 4 (the sofa sleeper is used for 2 of the 4 and if elected carries a one time $20 bed change fee) . An additional bedroom can be utilized for either unit for larger groups. SHOULD THE DESIRED DATE BE TAKEN PLEASE CONTACT THE OWNER FOR ADDITIONAL AVAILABILITY.

Sue Blanton Mortimer
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Sue Blanton Mortimer

Both Doug and Sue Mortimer are life long residents of Salyersville. Together they have operated Mortimer's Studio for 4 decades and in the late '80's became managing partners of the local Dairy Queen and Lee's Famous Recipe. After purchasing one of the few historical buildings remaining in Salyersville the idea of offering luxury vacation rental lofts just seemed natural. Their dream is that former Magoffin Countians will see this as a good place to 'come home to'.

Sue Blanton Mortimer purchased this condo in 2008

Why Sue Blanton Mortimer chose Salyersville

In the 1940's Doug's parents, Henry and Freida Lacy Mortimer, operated the Tavern on the 1st floor of the building. Throughout you will find old photographs of local places and people and there are some of his mother taken in the Tavern so naturally this building has special meaning to Doug.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Salyersville

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathrooms - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , UNIT A:queen + sleeper UNIT B: king + sleeper
  • Unit A decorated in the period of the building, this unit provides a queen bed and a queen sleeper sofa in the living area, accommodating four. Unit B decorated in art deco provides a private bedroom w/king bed plus a double sleeper sofa in the living room. FOR LARGER GROUPS: an additional bedroom with queen bed is available for an added $50 for any night and can be utilized by either unit A or unit B. NOTE: the total occupancy possible is 10
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming


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A 'coming home' place to reconnect with your family's past
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Great setting - very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Sue was fantastic and very accommodating. The bed was very good and I slept well. I would highly recommend to couples or singles traveling to Salyersville.

  • Submitted: 20-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you were comfortable with us! Terrible weather and road conditions are things we don't always have to deal with in the winter.....hope you will visit again, sorry I didn't get to meet you!
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Old-world home-town feel

  • 4 of 5

Great place for family to stay while in town for a wedding. It was a long, tall staircase for my parents (82 and 83-years-old), but they slept comfortably. The room was very quaint with many local photos hanging. (different from the more modern-looking room shown on this site.) Dad's only complaint was the shower was not hot enough.

  • Submitted: 3-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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well appointed, clean, comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Salyersville researching family roots. Staying in the Mortimer Loft was an excellent choice. Highly recommend. The owners were exceptionally gracious as well.

  • Submitted: 25-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is like a jewel. LOVED it!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and upscale, these Mortimer Lofts are at the same time very private and yet very centrally and conveniently located in downtown Salyersville. Do yourself a favor and book it if you are even thinking about it. You will be thrilled. I also felt the perfect balance between how accommodating and available the Mortimers were, and yet they totally left me alone and gave me complete privacy.

Don't miss this one!

  • Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint Lil Loft

  • 5 of 5

The Mortimer loft is a quaint little place to stay. It's a little jewel of a place hidden in my hometown. We were close to our event and it worked great for us. It was beautifully decorated and the beds are very comfortable. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Room was clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the stay.

  • Submitted: 21-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Mountain Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lees Famous Recipe

Near by is the Magoffin County Historical Society, where people travel from all over the world to trace their ancestry. Our Historical Society has amassed a genealogy collection which is one of the largest East of Salt Lake City. Each Labor Day weekend they host the annual Founders Day Festival where each year a different 'local' family is recognized with thousands traveling from far and wide to unite and often learn of their heritage. Other activities are the annual Christmas Celebration providing guests and locals with perhaps one of the most beautiful and brilliantly lit Christmas parades in the region, the 4th of July Patriotic Parade and Watermelon Social. Our local Civil War Re-enactment Committee stages battles as they were fought at the Gardner Farm on Ivy Point and the Battle of Puncheon Creek. In addition, the Kentucky State Park system has just completed the 1st phase of the Dawkins Rail Trail, providing when finished the 2nd longest walking, biking and horseback riding trail in the US.


Rates & Availability

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