Posts about the Best Louisville Neighborhoods

Thinking Louisville New Construction in 2014?

Louisville new construction is still working to get out of the basement, so to speak. Here at Louisville Homes Blog, we’ve been talking about how new construction has been improving but honestly, there was nowhere to go but up!

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This former Homearama house was built by Stacye Love for the 2010 Homearama. Could a 2014 Homearama home be in your future?

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Best Louisville Neighborhoods: Longwood

Longwood is a fairly new, upscale neighborhood in Oldham County, directly across from the outstanding North Oldham schools near Paramont Estates. Similar in class to homes you might find in Prospect, Landis Lakes, or the newer parts of Lake Forest, there are some high-end homes in this great neighborhood.

Photo of a Home in Longwood Oldham County KY Louisville
Check out this spacious ranch home! The oversized lots in Longwood will accommodate almost any floorplan you can come up with, including spacious ranch homes, like the one you see here, that have a larger footprint.

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Best Louisville Neighborhoods: Heather Green

Located in Buckner, Heather Green is an outstanding neighborhood that is still a couple of years away from completing its first phase. Custom-built homes are the norm, with a variety of styles that is pleasing to the eye, not cookie-cutter. Part of the award-winning Oldham County school system, homes in this neighborhood are sought after for both the quality of schools, larger lots, and new construction appeal.

Photo of a homes in Heather Green Buckner KY
This home has an incredible, open floor plan. As soon as you enter the front door you see across the entire space, including two stone fireplaces. My clients were very happy to purchase this Heather Green home.

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Best Louisville Neighborhoods: Clifton

Clifton is a tradition-rich part of Louisville with a broad range of home sizes and shapes. More than a century has passed since the first homes were built here, yet we still see homes merely a decade old filling in a space between its elder siblings. From homes under $100k that likely need some work, to elegant charmers over $300k, Clifton has them all.

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These duplex properties in Clifton gave the owner the opportunity to live on one side and rent out the other.

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Some Popular Louisville Housing Options

Some popular areas to move to in Louisville are those that have been renovated to make them more attractive to people who are looking for a place to live. A few of these are the new, hip East Market District and the traditionally classic Old Louisville.

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These duplex properties in Clifton gave the owner the opportunity to live on one side and rent out the other.

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Best Louisville Neighborhoods: Pine Valley Estates

Pine Valley Estates (once merely Pine Valley) is a still-growing community that began in 2001 and continues to be a great spot for new construction. Just outside of Jeffersontown, Pine Valley Estates is located off Easum Road between Old Heady Road and Chenoweth Run Road (see map). Nearby neighborhoods include Stone Lakes, Saratoga Woods, and the newer Saratoga Springs and Bridges of Razor Creek. Still situated in a rural part of Jefferson County but inside the Gene Snyder Expressway and close to expressways, shopping, and more.

Home in Pine Valley Estates Louisville KY
Peaceful, country setting but still inside the Gene Snyder, Pine Valley Estates has some great, newer homes that just might appeal to you. | Photo Tre Pryor

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History of NuLu: Louisville’s East Market District

Louisville’s East Market district has changed dramatically throughout the city’s history. In the mid-1800s, it was a city park named Woodland Gardens. The park was frequented by new Louisvillians, particularly German immigrants who were new to America.

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The view from the Shine Contracting office onto E. Market Street.

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Butchertown Awarded ‘Hot New Neighborhood’ by AOL

Adam Graham posted a piece last week that highlighted ten hot neighborhoods in the U.S. that travelers might want to include in their itinerary. If someone had told me that a Louisville neighborhood was included in the list, my first thought would surely be The Highlands.

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These new condos at the corner of Market & Campbell Streets show that some urban renewal is happening in Butchertown. [Photo by Angry Aspie from the Butchertown, Louisville page on Wikipedia.]

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