Search all Highlands homes for sale and real estate listings in Louisville, KY below. Home buyers will appreciate The Highlands for its quiet environment, small-town feel, and mix of affordable condos, cozy single-family homes, and luxurious estates. Home prices range from below the low $100s to the high $800s, with most homes topping out in the high $300s. For information about Highlands neighborhood properties for sale or to schedule a private home showing, contact your Louisville Highlands real estate experts today.
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The Highlands, located in Louisville, Kentucky, is an eclectic collection of smaller neighborhoods anchored around a three-mile stretch of Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue, and is located only minutes away from Louisville’s downtown core in the eastern portion of the city’s old boundaries. There, you will find homes befitting of the historic neighborhood, from the wood-and-brick Victorian homes and shotgun houses in the Original Highlands, to the grand estates in Bonnycastle and Cherokee Park.
The Highlands is sought-after for its quiet environment, small-town feel, and mix of affordable condos, cozy single-family homes, and luxurious estates. Home prices in The Highlands usually range from the low $100s to the high $800s, with an average price in the high $300s.
Over 57,000 people call The Highlands and its assortment of smaller neighborhoods home, and is one of the most popular places in all of Louisville, if the not the most popular of all. Commute times are among the best in the city, averaging 17.3 minutes to and from work according to ZipAtlas, and the area is well-served by frequent transit service provided by TARC.
The collection of neighborhoods comprising The Highlands is generally bounded by I-64 and the neighborhoods of Irish Hill and Phoenix Hill to the north and northwest, I-264 (also known as the Henry Watterson Expressway) to the east, and Germantown and the south fork of Beargrass Creek to the south and southeast. Bardstown Road runs through The Highlands, branching off from Baxter Avenue at its intersection with Highland Avenue. Baxter Avenue itself is the second main road for the area, beginning at the intersection shared with Chestnut and Jefferson streets, then continuing southeast until becoming Newburg Road at Calvary Cemetery.
The Highlands is home to a number of large parks, including Cave Hill Cemetery -- where restaurateur Colonel Harland Sanders and author Hunter S. Thompson are buried -- Cherokee Park, Tyler Park, and Seneca Park, the latter the home of Seneca Park Golf Course.
The area is many a shopper’s and foodie’s dream come true, particularly for those who find malls and national chains no longer fit their needs. Several shops and restaurants line Bardstown Road alone, including fashion stores like General Eccentric, Mama’s Hip, and Dot Fox, Carmichael’s Bookstore for those still lamenting the loss of Borders, WHY Louisville for keeping Louisville weird with its assortment of eclectic gifts, and Edenside Gallery for the art you’ve been wanting to place in your home.
For foodies, The Highlands has a handful of farmer’s markets, including the year-round Bardstown Road Farmer’s Market, and a wide assortment of local restaurants, from barbecue served up by Mark’s Feed Store, pizza from Spinelli's, Wick’s and Boombozz, high-end Pacific Rim Fusion and Latin by Asiatique and Seviche, Ethiopian and Indian from Queen of Sheba and Kashmir, sushi at Sapporo… in short, whatever you want, you’ll find it here. The Highlands is host to a galore of events throughout the year, including the internationally renowned Lebowski Fest, the Louisville Zombie Walk, the Highlands St. Patrick’s Day Parade, CycLOUvia, and to cap off the year, holiday displays and shopping during Bardstown Rd. Aglow.
Other events and activities which give The Highlands its unique vibe include: Flea-Off Market (a monthly flea market on Market Street); the Cherokee Triangle Concert Series; the Louisville Zoo, and weekly bingo and karaoke at American Legion Post 201.
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