Idlewood is located in the Fern Creek Community id Southeast Jefferson County. Idlewood is one of Fern Creek’s original neighborhoods. 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 community 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. 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.
With all the recent development, many new restaurants have come to the Fern Creek neighborhood. The Idlewood neighborhood is close to many of these great restaurants including Aspen Creek, Bootleg Barbeque, Sake Blue, and Sugar and Spice Donut Shop.
Homes in Idlewood were built in the 1960’s, 70‘s, and 80‘s in bi-level, tri-level and ranch styles. In 2011 the average price for a home in Idlewood was $127,400 with an average price per square foot of $83.
Idlewood in located in the Jefferson County School District. School close by include Wheeler Elementary, Ramsey Middle School, and Fern Creek High School.
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