Persimmon Ridge Golf Community
Persimmon Ridge is a development anchored around its namesake golf course, located minutes away from the Louisville Metro area in northwest Shelby County. The development was founded in 1988 by developers Elmore Just and Jack Ridge with help from golf course community land planner Randy Heckenkemper. The first homes were built in 1990 under the guidance of Just's wife, Lawren. Homebuyers will appreciate Persimmon Ridge for its picturesque golf course views and access to subdivision amenities like the neighborhood pool. As of 2018, there are still vacant building lots still available within the 550 acres surrounding the golf course perfect for building your dream home. Home prices range from the low $300s to the mid-$600s, lot prices from the mid-$50s to the high $100s.
Villas Of Persimmon Ridge
Rounding out the development's planned community is a patio home section called "The Villas of Persimmon Ridge."
Living in Persimmon Ridge
Residents have come to call Persimmon Ridge home since 1990. The award-winning community seamless blends homes dotting the landscape with the natural green spaces covering the hundreds of acres of land making up the development. Should you walk out to your back patio one morning, you might happen upon deer, foxes, wild turkeys, and rabbits among the ducks flying to the nearby large lakes. Persimmon Ridge is near KY 362, which becomes KY 1531 heading west prior to entering Louisville. This road eventually leads to I-265, the outer ring road of metro Louisville. From there, you can travel to destinations within Louisville, as well as those in Nashville, Indianapolis, Lexington, St. Louis, and Cincinnati. Major employers in the area include: Persimmon Ridge Golf Course, UPS Airlines, Ford Motor Company, Humana, GE Appliances, Yum! Brands, and Hilliard Lyons.
Persimmon Ridge Parks and Attractions
Persimmon Ridge is anchored around its namesake, Persimmon Ridge Golf Course. The course was first planned in 1987 when the community's founders hired famed golf architect Arthur Hills to design the 36-hole course. The first 18 holes were complete in 1988, and the entire course opened for play in June 1989. Since then, it has hosted the Kentucky Open three times, including one in the course's first year of operation, along with many other golfing tournaments. Not far from the community is Long Run Park. the 416.35-acre Louisville Metro Park property includes an 18-hole golf course with an easy front nine and a challenging back nine to help you work on your game. Horse riding trails, biking, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, picnic areas, and a playground are some of the many amenities available at Long Run Park, all guaranteed for a perfect outdoor outing. Shoppers looking for the perfect score at a bargain price need only head down to nearby Simpsonville to shop until they drop at The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. The 366,750 square feet outlet mall is a hot tourist attraction for visitors to the Louisville Metro area and is home to brand names like Adidas, Ann Taylor, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gucci, Kate Spade, and many more. The biggest events outside of Persimmon Ridge are the one-two punch of the Shelby County Fair and the Kentucky State Fair. The two fairs bookend the summer months, drawing many visitors to check out various exhibits and vendors, enjoy carnival rides and games, and watch all of hottest music acts on the charts from today, yesterday, and tomorrow.
Schools in Persimmon Ridge
School-age children who make Persimmon Ridge home are in the jurisdiction of Shelby County Public Schools. The district has six elementary, two middle, and two high schools, as well as an education center and a technology center.
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