louisville: East End Real Estate in Louisville: Lake Forest - 04/14/10 06:48 AM
Just off the Gene Snyder Freeway near Middletown in Louisville, you'll find a great home-buyers' market called Lake Forest.  Sprawling across this end of Jefferson County from the borders of Shelbyville Road, Beckley Station, Old Henry Road, and Aiken Road,  Lake Forest to be a home waiting for you somewhere in its over 2,000 acres of houses.
The average sale price of a Lake Forest home is $400,732, with a median sales price of $350K. At these prices, you can get a lot of bang out of your buck. And when you do find and purchase your Lake Forest  home, you'll be buying more than … (0 comments)

louisville: Louisville Living at Hunting Creek Country Club - 04/06/10 07:59 AM
Another Louisville neighborhood in the high-end Prospect  area is Hunting Creek.  Built to accompany Hunting Creek Country Club,  this subdivision has the amenities every Louisville homeowner desires.
First, the country club provides a terrific 18-hole golf course for families of Hunting Creek  to enjoy. In fact, the course was founded in 1964 to be just that-a private family club. This 6,950 yard course offers residents championship-level play, the perfect challenge for avid golfers. Golfers enjoy the beauty surrounding them, with full views of Kentucky's rolling hills throughout the course. Not only this, but players also enjoy views of the Ohio River  and the … (0 comments)

louisville: Horse Racing at its Finest: Kentucky’s Churchill Downs - 04/02/10 08:54 AM
The city of Louisville is known worldwide for two main things: Kentucky Fried Chicken  and the Kentucky Derby, which takes place every year at Churchill Downs.  But the Derby isn't the only thing taking place there; No, indeed, Churchill Downs is home to some of Louisville's  finest entertainment, and is one of the reasons that Louisville has been named as one of  the top ten "Mancation" destinations. http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/tripadvisor/37991/
In fact, Trip Advisor, the "World's most trusted travel advice," outlined ten cities that specifically offer "a wide range of ways to bond with the boys on a guys-only getaway." http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/tripadvisor/37991/ Number seven on the list that included … (0 comments)

louisville: Glenmary Country Club: Fine Louisville Living - 03/29/10 06:01 AM
Golf, swimming, tennis, block parties, and more. Why leave the comfort of your own street for entertainment when you can find it right where you live? Glenmary Country Club  is surrounded by a neighborhood that eliminates the need for its residents to look elsewhere for a night out.
Glenmary neighborhood and Country Club is located off Bardstown Road near the Gene Snyder Freeway. Its location allows residents the close access to the city where they work and shop without sacrificing the quality living and fresh air that the rolling green hills that golf courses provide.
Glenmary provides its residents many amenities, one … (0 comments)

louisville: Beech Spring Farm: Upscale Homes in Louisville - 03/23/10 09:15 AM
Tired of the noise of city life? Ready to see the stars again but not ready to sacrifice fast access to the city where you work and shop? Looking for an upscale neighborhood just outside the city limits that you can call home? Beech Spring Farm  may just be the place for you. Located off Highway 22 on Barbour Lane, Beech Spring Farm allows its residents access to the city and the serenity and beauty of nature in one location.
Beech Spring Farm features 350 lots that are divided into sections deemed "villages," each featuring different lot sizes and styles of homes. This division … (0 comments)

louisville: Louisville Homes in the Highlands - 03/08/10 04:28 AM
Nestled near downtown Louisville, there is a neighborhood with the history, class, eccentricities, nature, and entertainment necessary to draw the attention of both Louisville visitors and Louisville home buyers. The Highlands, an area of Louisville centered on the streets surrounding Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue and sitting on a ridge between two forks of Beargrass Creek, is the envy of every person who has visited the community.Composed of many single-family residences  that range from working-class neighborhoods to the most upscale homes in Louisville, the Highlands caters to a wide variety of Louisville home buyers.  Many Highland neighborhoods have the highest percentage of college graduates and average income in Louisville. These … (0 comments)

louisville: Living in Louisville: Anchorage - 03/01/10 05:55 AM
Anchored a short fifteen minute drive from Louisville, the city of Anchorage offers an excellent place for Louisville residents to plant their lives. "Anchorage is a safe harbor: a twenty-year stay is common; fifty years is not uncommon." http://www.cityofanchorage.org/ What makes this small community worth such a commitment?
For one, the landscape is gorgeous. Oaks, magnolias, dogwoods, forsythias, jonquils, and tulips paint the countryside, leaving visitors amazed at the beauty of Anchorage.  This breathtaking scenery is home to some of the most beautifully quaint historic homes, country estates, and smaller homes.
The community of Anchorage has a unique offering to Louisville residents, as it has "retained its character in the path … (0 comments)

louisville: Crescent Hill: A Louisville Neighborhood - 02/22/10 06:12 AM

Crescent Hill, a Louisville neighborhood, has truly stood the test of time. According to a Courier Journal article by Martha Elson, Crescent Hill began as a "self-sufficient community centered around church, library, home and school."   Over a hundred years later, the neighborhood still stands as one of Louisville's best locations to live.
Crescent Hill was hit hard by both the movement to the suburbs and a terrible tornado, but its residents believed it special enough to fight to preserve. Southern Living featured the neighborhood in its collection of "The South's Best Comeback Neighborhoods."  Crescent Hill residents "love to talk about.... the well-kept cottages, beautiful churches, … (0 comments)

louisville: Butchertown- Louisville, KY - 12/21/09 09:22 AM
One local writer sums up the passionate battle for parcel of real estate known in Louisville's downtown as Butchertown when he writes, "Butchertown has been pulled in two radically different directions recently. One side wants to make it a nicer place for tourists and its own residents, while the other is more concerned about protecting the noxious-smelling Swift meat plant."
The area contained by Main Street, Mellwood Ave., I-65, and the Ohio River is known for being in the center of commerce and life for Louisville residents. Butchering is still a big part of the area and it still houses The Swift Meat … (0 comments)

 
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