Search homes for sale in Crestwood KY & real estate in Crestwood, KY. Crestwood is a city located to the northeast of the Louisville Metro Area in Oldham County. Classified as a home rule-class city, Crestwood was first settled in the 19th century, established in 1857 as Beard’s Station -- named for resident Joe Beard, who built the warehouse which would serve as the city’s train depot -- and received its current name in 1909. For information about neighborhood properties for sale in Crestwood, Kentucky or to schedule a private home showing, contact your expert Crestwood real estate agents today.
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New residents will adore Crestwood for its bedroom-community feel and wide range of homes and lots from which to choose. Home and lot prices both start below the $100s, and top out near the $2M range.
Around 4,500 residents call Crestwood, KY home, listed as the 52nd best place to live in the United States by CNN in 2005. Mean commuting time to work is 25.3 minutes according to ZipAtlas, while mass transit is handled by a single express route to and from downtown Louisville through TARC.
Crestwood is generally bounded by I-71 to the north (excluding a portion which crosses the highway to connect with a parcel of land on the other side); Old Lagrange Road and Floydsburg Road to the east; and Pewee Valley and unincorporated parts of Oldham County to the west and south. Ballardsville Road/Lagrange Road is the main drag in the city, with highway access to Louisville and the cities of Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland, Ohio via I-71 in the north, and KY 146 and KY 22 to the south.
Golfers looking to practice their swing have two driving ranges from which to choose on Lagrange Road to the east: Golden Tee Driving Range and Golf Experience. Meanwhile, Briar Hill Park to the west of Crestwood’s city limits offers a walking trail, picnic shelters, playground, and tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts. The city also has purchased a property known as "The Maples" that will eventually turned into a park, but a timeline has not been established. Outside the city limits, Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Prospect is good for a quick 9 around the green before turning south to I-71 for a trip into downtown Louisville and sights and experiences like Waterfront Park, the Ohio River, and Louisville Slugger Field. A quick swoop south onto I-264 from I-71 westbound will take shopping fans down to both Oxmoor Center and Mall St. Matthews, while a similar trip down I-265 leads to Paddock Shops and Springhurst Towne Center.
Meanwhile, a new Walmart is set to open in downtown Crestwood by 2016. Crestwood is also home to the Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, an internationally recognized center of gardening listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Every August, Yew Dell hosts the annual Hummingbirds & Bees Festival, where guests can learn more about the tiny birds, and partake in fun activities. The gardens also have several events throughout the year, including scavenger hunts, the Yew Dell Express Holiday Train Exhibit, and various classes. Foxhollow Farm hosts an annual festival on the second Saturday in October on their property in Crestwood, with hay rides, local food (including goodies from Foxhollow itself), music, and more, all to benefit child welfare agency Maryhurst. Before the farm’s fall festival comes around, Foxhollow spends their summer setting the night to music with the Sunset Concert Series, providing a space for local food and drink vendors to sell their goods, and for local acts to entertain the crowd as the sun sets on the warm summer nights Kentucky is known for.
Crestwood is served by Oldham County Public Schools, specifically: Crestwood Elementary School, Camden Station Elementary, Kenwood Station Elementary, South Oldham Middle School, and South Oldham High School. The Oldham County Schools Arts Center is also in Crestwood, is home to the School For The Arts and Arts Academy, and provides adult education and community resources.
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