Oak Hill Farm and Cabins

P.O. Box 365 567 Rocky Hill Rd, Smiths Grove, Kentucky 42171
Innkeeper(s): Bill Marohnic
 
  • Introduction

    Oak Hill Farm and Cabins - Smiths Grove, KentuckyRecapture and return to the 19th Century with an overnight stay in an 1857 antebellum home. Take a short detour off the hustle and bustle of the main drag to the serene and beautiful Oak Hill Farm and Cabins. This 17 acre Country Estate listed on the National Register of Historic Places is a perfect getaway for nature lovers and history buffs. Oak Hill Farm and Cabins is conveniently located 10 miles north of Bowling Green just off Interstate 65. Less than 10 minutes to Mammoth Cave National Park, Corvette Plant and Museum, Smiths Grove antique shops and Shakertown in South Union.

    Enjoy the Graceful Elegance of this pre-Civil War 13 room home and farm settled in 1810 by Jacob and Miriam Wright. A peaceful and relaxing setting reminiscent of the Old South. Enjoy the elegance of the parlor, a quiet room for reading, playing card games or just relaxing. This room with its high ceilings and original wall mural artwork is the perfect place for special events.

     Special Discount!!! 

    Receive a complementary copy of Owner/Author's, (William J. Marohnic)  e-books with one night stay.  Discount is redeemable with Amazon Kindle receipt of book purchase.  E-books are $9.99

    Please call us for details.

    For your personal information security, reservations are taken by telephone only.

  • Horse Rescue Program

     

    Horse Rescue Program

     
    Bill, the owner of Oak Hill Farm and Cabins, rescues horses with a long history of abuse and malnutrition. However, they are now enjoying a well earned retirement here at Oak Hill Farm and Cabins under the expert care of our house and stable manager, Nick. We welcome our guests to visit with our horses. They are very friendly and love children.
     
  • Property Features

    • Parlor Bird Sanctuary and Nature Trail - Offering nature at its best with nature trails, 200 year old trees, stair walks and walking bridges nestled deep in the forest. A 5 acre private and serene wildlife habitat ideal for bird watchers and animal lovers. Enjoy the many outdoor activities at Oak Hill Farm and Cabins such as hiking in the forest, and bird watching.
    • Only 6 miles from Mammoth Cave
    • Spacious Veranda
    • Formal Parlor
    • Awake to a Deluxe Breakfast in the Formal Dining Room
    • Enjoy private accommodations in either the Lincoln or Lee guest rooms in the main house  or Little House in the Woods or Log Cabin.
    • Horseback Riding at Double "J" Stables at Mammoth Cave National Park. Call (800) 730-HRSE, or (270) 286-8167. Ask for Jean or Jack.
  • Available Books

     


    A whistle blower's personal story of deliverance reaching the halls of congress and highest courts of the land.  The book retraces events leading to newly reformed Federal laws, strengthening government work place free-speech Constitutional protections.



    "How We Saved Kentucky Time Capsule" chronicles Author's evolution from cave owner entrepreneurship to cave stewardship. Storyyline details exciting world class cave archaeological discoveries culminating in cave placement into State protective status for all perpertuity.  Colorful narrative and pictorial descriptions natural cave formations as well as archived artifact repositories.


    "Tribulation to Revelation...A Testimonial" details the author's conversion from a humanist to a believer.


     

    A true short story about a cave located in South Central Kentucky which has been designated as a Native American sacred ceremonial site; one of only nine in the South Eastern United States. The cave owner takes an emotional final journey accompanied by geologists and archaeologists; deep into the cave's foreboding dark zone, to revisit the Indian Mud Glyph Ceremonial Room one last time, before transferring ownership to the State of Kentucky. He relives his twenty year history as steward of this special cave, and speculates how a natural wall cross formation may have inspired an ancient society to seek fellowship with the Creator and find God in the dark.

     

  • Nature Preserve

    Exclusive to Oak Hill Farm and Cabins is a beautiful and serene nature preserve.

    This newly created preserve is a restrictive nature habitat only available to our guests as well as university research staff.

    This is nature at its best with hiking trails, lush displays of wild flowers, as well as stately old forest trees. This is a great place for hiking and bird watching. Relax on a nice deck nestled deep in the forest, air cooled by refreshing breezes flowing out of Cave Spring Caverns.

    During your stay at Oak Hill Farm and Cabins, hear the story of how this protected serene space was formed. Watch the mini-news 9 minute film called "How To Save A Kentucky Time Capsule", aired on PBS TV.

  • Our Guests Say:

    "The weary soul in need of rest, will count it joy to be your guest! Thanks for a perfect weekend."
    The Dahlagers, Nobleville, IN 04/06/2014

    "Lovely, cozy, relaxing, affordable....Most of all, thank you for your patient hospitality. May God bless you and your preservation efforts in this slice of Heaven."
    Cindy & Bill 04/25/2014

    "Thanks Bill for a most memorable Christmas with our family; very beautiful this time of year with a fresh blanket of snow. The cabin made everything just perfect! We will never forget it!" Family of 4, KY; 2010

    "We had a wonderful time staying in the cabin. It was very peaceful and just what we needed! We enjoyed feeding the horses! The Shaws First I want to tell you how beautiful the cabin is! The beds were very comfortable and everything was so lovely." Family of 2, Greenbay, WI; June, 2012

    "Very nice presentation! I miss living in the country and so enjoyed just sitting on the front porch watching the wildlife." Family of 2, Lewisburg, TN; July, 2012

    "Thank you for providing such a welcoming place for our introduction to Kentucky. I will carry the peace and beauty of the cabin and its surroundings forever. Family of 5, Seattle, WA; October, 2012 Had a wonderful time and loved the cabin!" The Odoms Family, Texas; February, 2013

    "Thank you very much for letting us stay in you beautiful cabin with its rich history!" The Movell Family, Ohio; June, 2013

    "Thank you for your hospitality. The cabin was absolutely perfect! I only regret having to leave so soon. I would recommend this place to anyone and I look forward to visiting again when the opportunity arises." Lisa C., Sterling Heights, MI; May, 2013

    "Really enjoying your slice of paradise. This place can bring out the “Huck Finn” in anyone! Morning coffee in the forest canopy was splendid! The birds songs were beautiful. We must come back". Family of 2, Vernon, MI; May, 2013

     

  • How to Find Us

    Oak Hill Farm and Cabins Map

    Just 1/2 mile from historic downtown Smiths Grove's Antique District. . Turn off I-65 Exit 38. Bring your bike and bicycle down country roads to Mammoth Cave National Park just seven miles from our gate!