The Fern Creek neighborhood is located 12 miles Southeast of Downtown Louisville and was originally called “Stringtown” for it’s location along the Louisville-Bardstown Pike. The Fern Creek Suburb runs along Bardstown Road from Watterson Trail, past the Gene Snyder to Mt.Washington and the Bullitt County Line. Fern Creek is a historic neighborhood, with structures dating back to 1789, still standing.
Major growth has come to Fern Creek in recent years thanks in large part to the completion of the Gene Snyder Freeway in 1987 and the arrival of the nearby General Electric’s Appliance Park. With the sudden population boom, rapid growth in retail, dining, and real estate in Fern Creek followed, and continues to grow today. New developments have been built in Fern Creek over the past five years such as Windgate Meadows, Oakland Hills, Cedar Meadow, and Little Spring Farms, and new development is in progress. Fern Creek has desirable land for a reasonable price, therefore Fern Creek is a great option for those looking to custom build a home or looking for new construction.
Fern Creek’s original neighborhoods offer homes built in the 1970’s and 80’s and in the bi-level, tri-level, or ranch styles. These neighborhoods include Hillsborough, Stone Bluff, Idlewood, and Waterfern Heights.
In 2011 the median price for a home in Fern Creek was $150,000 with an average price per square foot of $106.
With all the recent development, many new restaurants have come to the Fern Creek neighborhood. Aspen Creek, Bootleg Barbeque, Sake Blue, and Sugar and Spice Donut Shop are among the most popular.
Fern Creek is a great neighborhood for growing families. With three parks nearby, McNeely Lake Park, Highview Park, and Fern Creek Park, there is always a way to stay active. Fern Creek Park has seven baseball fields, four tennis courts, hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic tables, and over 30 acres of public land. Fern Creek also offers many community events such as weekly farmers markets and annual parades and festivals. Fern Creek is a great community to be a part of.
Fern Creek is part of the Jefferson County School District. Schools close by include Fern Creek Elementary, Fern Creek High School, Newburg Middle School, and Whitefield Academy.
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