The Bird House at Sinking Creek

The perfect escape for privacy and seclusion.

4 adults maximum, 2-night minimum. Book through VRBO or Air BnB.

Call or Text: 606-312-6226.

Escape to the Woods! Visit the Bird House at Sinking Creek in the wild and scenic Daniel Boone National Forest, London, Kentucky

This secluded private home is the perfect retreat, close enough to many attractions yet far enough away to escape from it all! Whatever you do, you will treasure your visit to the beautiful and scenic Daniel Boone National Forest! This secluded and cozy home is 1,000 sq ft and has a comfy living room, 40" DIRECTV & Bluetooth Soundbar, bath with tub and shower, modern well-equipped kitchen, memory foam king bed in the master bedroom with 27" TV & DVD player, and a queen futon in the 2nd bedroom/den; a front porch overlooking the wooded hillside, a great place for watching the many birds in the yard, grill, picnic table, hammock and also a fire pit for S'mores in the yard, firewood supplied. The property sits atop a sunny ridge adjacent to the "Thrash Rock" a geological feature of historical interest. Local legend tells us this is where the ancient natives and local townsfolk threshed their grain. Prior to settlement, this area was an important visiting point for ancient nomads and was settled early 19th century. Locals say in the late 19th century this area was a busy small village on the road to Sinking Creek and the Rockcastle River. Old home foundations dot the landscape. This private home sits in the middle of our 22 acres adjoining the Daniel Boone National Forest. Newly offered as a vacation rental in 2018, the Bird House is now open for guests! Please consider a visit, you will experience nature at its finest!

Conveniently located 5 miles off White Oak Road in London, Kentucky. Exit 41, 80W. midway between Wood Creek Lake and Laurel River Lake. Maximum 4 guests, this cozy private home is the perfect place to escape from it all. Very little traffic noise & nice dark night sky, you won't see another house in your home in the woods! We offer many amenities over the local hotel room. "It's less expensive and better than the Hampton Inn" said a recent guest. This is a great place to get away from it all! Relax on the porch chairs, grill & chill in the yard or roast marshmallows for S'mores at the firepit, firewood supplied. It's like camping with all your stuff! We welcome all of our guests from around the country and around the world!

Your home in the woods! So much to see & do, all within a 4 hour driving distance, you'll want to return to see it all! Conveniently located about 10 miles from I-75 exit 41 in London, KY to 80W, off a winding, twisty road in the heart of the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest in London, Kentucky, this is a great place to watch birds and wildlife and unwind. Walk down White Oak Road to Sinking Creek or drive to many lakes, attractions & State & National Parks: Cane Creek WMA, Wood Creek Lake, Laurel River Lake, Rockcastle Adventures, Rockcastle River, Sheltowee Trace Trail, Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park, London Dragway, 18-hole Professional Disc Golf Course at Whitley Branch Veterans Park, TreeTop Adventures Ropes/Obstacle Course, Air Raid Trampoline Park, Sheltowee Trace Adventures for Canoe/Kayak/Riverboat trips, Finley's Fun Center for Roller Skating, Arcade & Laser Tag, beautiful Sinking Valley and Short Creek, Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield, Wildcat Adventures Off-Road Park, Wildcat Harley Davidson, and Wildcat Flea Market, Flealand, Bald Rock & Bee Rock. Many more adventures await including canoeing, kayaking on the wild and scenic Rockcastle River or even take a drive on a road less traveled through some of the most beautiful countryside in the US , try the amazing Rattlesnake 192 Scenic drive! You will see and hear many birds and abundant wildlife, plants & trees. Visit Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve, Cumberland Falls, Wolf Creek Dam & Fish Hatchery, Lake Cumberland, Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Big South Fork Scenic Railway, Red River Gorge & Natural Bridge State Parks, Pine Mountain State Park, Cumberland Gap National Park, all about a 45 min drive. Jellico Tennessee & Hazard, Renfro Valley, country music capital of Kentucky, The Berea Artisan Center and Berea also about 45 minutes away. A 1.5 hr drive to Lexington & the beautiful horse farms that go on for miles & about a 2 hr drive to Mammoth Cave National Park, and Knoxville, TN, 2.5 hrs to Louisville, Cincinnati & Indiana Casinos, about 3 hrs to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC or Dollywood & Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN, or visit our newest National Park, New River Gorge National Park, WV.

Locally, London & Laurel County is host to the Redbud Ride, July 4th Red, White and Boom Fireworks Festival, World Famous Chicken Festival in September, Homecoming Festival and Thursday Night Live performances, Camp Wildcat Civil War Battle Reenactment, Archery, Fishing, Golf, and other sports events, and throughout the year, host to many other fun activities and festivals. Drive through our beautiful Garden Town on Main Street in London-beautiful all year the summer flowers and the Christmas Lights and Parade and one-of-a-kind restaurants are great! Visit our World-Class Flea Markets for special treasures and local produce. Be sure to visit Flowers Bakery on 4th Street, their Honey Buns are baked fresh daily and are amazingly delicious (ask the cashier for the fresh-baked honeybuns-these are found in the white paper bags on the counter) and delicious breads and cakes, while in town visit Rock Bottom Soap Company for all-natural, goat milk fragrant delights, and the Scavenger Hunt where you're sure to find a special treasure! Pay a visit to Sara Lee Bakery Store (CLOSED temporarily, we hope they reopen soon!) in Corbin on your way to the KFC Museum to take home some fresh baked bread & cakes by Bimbo Bakery. London is a 3-bakery town, making plenty of Oreos, Teddy Grahams & other tasty treats at the private Hearthside Foods (formerly the Laurel Cookie Factory). Visit Dogpatch Trading Post on your way out of town for a unique memento of your visit!

The Bird House at Sinking Creek is a 1000 sq. ft. one floor secluded and private home with king memory foam topped bed, queen futon, fully-equipped kitchen & full bath, and features a firepit with firewood, picnic table, grill, and hammock in the shade and is available for a maximum of two to four guests. There is a two-night minimum and NO PETS allowed. Smoking is permitted outdoors only. You will love sitting on the front porch and watching the clouds, birds and wildlife! We have seen deer, turkey, bobcat, bear, snakes, lizards, frogs, toads & turtles in the yard. Be aware of insects including mosquitoes, ticks & chiggers in the rugged forested terrain in spring, summer & fall.

If you would like to reserve your own "Escape to the Woods" at our Bird House at Sinking Creek, please visit either AirBnB or VRBO

Links of Interest:

An Insider's Guide to the DBNF-KY Tourism

The Appalachian Voice Magazine Article: A Journey Through the Daniel Boone National Forest BY HANNAH GILLESPIE 8/2019

Bats of Kentucky

Birds of the Daniel Boone National Forest

Cumberland Plateau by Larry G. Simpson and Lee J. Florea

The Discovery, Settlement and present state of Kentucke by JohnFilson 1784

Fish of Kentucky

Frogs and Toads of Kentucky

Geology and History of the Cumberland Plateau

History of the Daniel Boone National Forest

History of Eastern Kentucky Karst by Larry Simpson

National Geographic Article - Eastern Kentucky is poised for an ecotourism boom—but a new resort sparks debate BY AUSTYN GAFFNEY 5/2021

Reptiles & Amphibians of Kentucky

Rockcastle River

Snakes of Kentucky

Trees of Kentucky

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