Louisville’s East End is filled with family friendly neighborhoods with comforts ranging from suburban convenience to colorful and unique surroundings. There are several different communities to choose from, each with it’s own distinctive home styles, lifestyle, and real estate price range. There is something for every homebuyer in the East End.
The Highlands neighborhood is one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Louisville to be a part of. This vibrant and diverse community is centered around a three mile stretch of Bardstown Road boasting some of Louisville’s best restaurants, bars and boutiques. Molly Malones, Jack Frys, and Papalinos Pizza are just a few of the many restaurants that line the street. Cherokee Park is the heart of the Highlands, providing residents many amenities including over 389 acres of public land and a 2.4 mile loop for walking dogs, jogging or biking. The Highlands is energetic and artistic. People from all backgrounds live in the Highlands and share the community. The Highlands is a true neighborhood community.
St. Matthews is a convenient neighborhood located only eight miles from Downtown Louisville, while maintaining a comfortable, suburban atmosphere. St. Matthews is home to some of Louisville’s best shopping. Two of the largest malls in the area are located in St Matthews, Mall St Matthews, and Oxmoor Mall, which are the 2nd and 5th largest malls in Kentucky respectively. When it comes to shopping, there is something for everyone’s taste and budget. St. Matthews also boasts rows of high end boutiques. St. Matthews is also home to some great local restaurants. Havana Rumba, Meridian Café, and Bluegrass Brewing Company are all excellent choices.
Go a little further to the East and you will find the community of Prospect. Green, spacious, quiet, and serene, Prospect is the neighborhood for the family-oriented “Louisvillian” who takes pride in his home. In Prospect you can entertain in your river house, relax on your front porch, or go for a horse back ride on your neighbors farm. With options of sub-division living, or a life more in seclusion, Prospect offers many options to fulfill your dream home. Prospect screams convenience. If you don’t feel like eating at your private Country Club for dinner, there are plenty of restaurants close by. Cast Iron Steakhouse and Cunningham’s Creekside are great for a night out boasting excellent ambience right on the Ohio River. From apartments to town homes, to single family homes to estates, there is something for everyone in Prospect.
Anchorage is a picturesque community, filled with mature Oak and Magnolia trees, stone bridges, and historic homes that exude Southern charm. Located along LaGrange Road in Eastern Jefferson County, Anchorage is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Louisville. Anchorage is a community that is dedicated to family, neighbors, it’s private school, pets and horses. It prides itself on the fact that it’s residents will often stay for 20 or even 50 years.
There are many other great neighborhoods in the East End including Middletown, Polo Fields, Hunting Creek, Lake Forest, Plainview, Norton Commons, and Crescent Hill. Each neighborhood has something different to offer, but any neighborhood in the East End will be guaranteed to provide safety, convenience, and a variety of amenities close by.
Home prices in the East End vary quite a bit from neighborhood to neighborhood and even within communities. Homes can be found from $150,000 in the original Highlands, Lyndon, or Middletown neighborhoods where homes can be upwards of $1,000,000 in neighborhoods like Mockingbird Valley, Anchorage, and Indian Hills.
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