Welcome to the world-famous Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, where thoroughbred horses graze in lush green pastures, surrounded by age-old stone fences, charming historic homes and beautiful rolling countryside. Welcome to the city of Versailles.
Bluegrass Community Hospital is a 25-bed facility that has routinely scored in the highest percentiles in national hospital surveys for employee, patient and physician satisfaction. Over the past five years, Bluegrass Community Hospital has recruited numerous physicians, made significant investments in equipment and facilities, and added services such as Ophthalmology, expanding their surgical capabilities. Other services provided by the hospital include Family Practice, Cardiology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Orthopedics, Gastroenterology/Endoscopy, Laboratory Services, Pain Management, Nephrology, Dentistry, Respiratory Therapy, Urology, an Intensive Care Unit and Women’s Services (Gynecology). Diagnostic Radiology equipment includes MRI, a CT-Scanner, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound. The hospital’s Rehab Center provides Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation. Surgical capacities include Ophthalmology, General, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Urology and Otolaryngology (ENT).
Versailles is conveniently located between Lexington and Frankfort, Kentucky. Two nearby larger cities, Louisville and Cincinnati, provide easy access to arts, entertainment, shopping and professional sports. Versailles is one of Kentucky’s oldest and most beautiful towns, and has numerous antique shops and historic southern homes and buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Versailles is located in Woodford County, in the heart of the Bluegrass thoroughbred country. Throughout the area are dozens of beautiful horse farms that have hosted presidents and royalty, and also serve as birth places and permanent homes to many famous thoroughbreds, including recent Kentucky Derby standout winners Smarty Jones, Seattle Slew and Monarchos.
Only a few miles from Versailles is Midway College, Kentucky’s only women’s college, which offers a combination of bachelor’s and associate’s degrees. Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky are located nearby. The Bluegrass Railroad Museum, located in an historic 1911 L&N Railroad station, features a six-mile roundtrip ride through gently rolling hills. The museum also displays antique model trains, antique toys and railroad memorabilia. Woodford County is also home to several wineries and the Woodford Reserve Distillery.
Steeped in tradition, the Keeneland Race Course attracts millions of fans during the racing season from April to October. At the Kentucky Horse Park, visitors can watch a harness maker at work, enjoy the parade of breeds or take a horse-drawn carriage tour. There’s also Lakeside Arena, the area’s largest competitive horse show arena.
Woodford Hills Country Club and The Brook (Cabinbrook) offer challenging play for golfers at all skill levels. Consisting of 374 acres along the Kentucky River, the Clyde E. Buckley Sanctuary features native flora and fauna. The sanctuary is the only area in Kentucky managed by the National Audubon Society. Thousands of students, teachers and families attend presentations every year, or take a leisurely stroll among these pleasant and breathtaking rural surroundings.