Sunday, September 30, 2012

1390 Willow Dr., Louisville, KY 40213

Welcome to the home for sale at 1390 Willow Drive in Louisville, KY! Located on a dead end street, this home is convenient to the Watterson Expressway, as well as numerous dining and shopping options.
This home offers 3 generously-sized bedrooms and 2 full baths. The bathrooms have been remodeled with exquisite tile work, which is not common at this price point giving the home added value.

The beautiful eat-in kitchen is light and airy, and features tile counter tops, backsplash and flooring. There is ample counter and cabinet space giving you plenty of room for all of your entertaining needs.
You will enjoy the good life with the 24 foot above-ground pool complete with a deck that was installed in 2006. The back yard offers additional seclusion with a wooden privacy fence.
Having a spacious 2 car garage not only gives you additional storage space, but also means never needing to scrape your car windshield again!
This lovely home offers many updates including: Plumbing (2005), HVAC (2006) and Roof (2012). Please call today for your private showing of 1390 Willow Drive and be ready to call this your new home!

Saturday, September 29, 2012

St. James Court Art Show 2012

The St. James Art Show is being held October 5th-7th this year and is sure to be another huge hit! The show is a juried fine arts and fine crafts show that hosts an 750 artists from North America.The event is held in the heart of historic Old Louisville, which features the country's largest collection of Victorian homes.

The beloved art show was founded on October 12, 1957 by Malcolm Bird, the St. James Court Association president. Initially, music was a part of the Art Show as well, including special programs of chamber music, choral performances and big band concerts. The Art Show also provided an opportunity to celebrate the history of St. James Court.
When Ann Higbie and Oscar Stremmel succeeded Malcolm Bird as Art Show organizers, they volunteered countless time and energy managing the show from 1968 to 1992. These were the two people that were responsible for bringing the St. James Art Show to gain national recognition, specifically for a focus on handcrafted art and an increased revenue.
Today, the Art Show is directed by Margue Esrock and welcomes more than 300,000 attendees! This year's event is sure to be outstanding as always, as residents and friends of Old Louisville prepare to delights attendees with beautiful art!

To find more fun events in the area, please visit our events page at Louisville Events.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

5245 Craigs Creek Dr., Louisville, KY 40241

Consider the spacious open floor plan and great location of 5245 Craigs Creek Drive in Louisville in the Craigs Creek Subdivision! In the very near future, a major road widening project on Highway 22 will be completed and this wonderful home will have incredible access to the Gene Snyder Freeway, I-71, plus the Summit and Springhurst shopping areas.
 This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath all brick home benefits from a new roof and air conditioner, both installed in 2011. Featuring upgraded floating hardwood flooring throughout the home (no carpet in this home at all!), you will enjoy the light-filled great room, eat-in kitchen and formal dining area, all designed for maximum space and functionality.
The great room showcases a fireplace with built-in shelving, plus the room is pre-wired for surround sound.
The kitchen features granite countertops, plenty of cabinet space, plus a breakfast bar for lazy mornings or entertaining guests. All appliances shall remain with the home.
Both the master bedroom and the second bedroom have tall, vaulted ceilings that help to make the rooms feel spacious, and the master bathroom features a granite-topped vanity along with a giant tiled walk-in shower.
The rear yard is private and lined with trees along the back, while the patio is covered by a tasteful arbor that provides cooling shade. There is also a hot tub next to the rear patio that can remain with the home.
Take a moment to check out the pictures for this special home and then schedule a showing to visit 5245 Craigs Creek Drive in Louisville today!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

ColorFest at Bernheim

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is holding it's seventeenth annual ColorFest October 20th and 21st. The event promises to be affordable family fun set in the beauty of fall at Bernheim!

Families can enjoy nature-related activities for kids, live entertainment, including a set from Bernheim Horticulturist Casey Hammett, refreshments from the Bernheim Grill, as well as tons of outdoor activities for all! Colorfest is the kick-off for the 5th Annual Scarecrow Jubilee where Scarecrows, that are created by friends and visitors, grace the arboretum to be on display between October 20 - November 15.

Just a few of the events that were available to visitors last year were pumpkin painting, hayrides, a Tai Chi demonstration, nature crafts, face painting, discovery stations featuring birds of prey, great food, a rope bridge, a hay maze and a Kentucky craft artists booth! As you can see, there is clearly something for everyone to find interest in at this fall festival!

This is a free event for members and only a $5 per car parking fee for non-members! To learn more about the event, please check out Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

To find other great events in the area, please visit Louisville Real Estate.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

1223 S Preston St., Louisville, KY 40203

Adorable Arts and Crafts style Bungalow in Shelby Park. 1223 S Preston in Louisville is an artfully updated 3 bedroom home that features an open floor plan, beautifully restored hardwood floors and tall ceilings.
Upon entry you will noticed the open staircase and welcoming entry foyer that leads into a spacious living room through beautiful original wood columns and then into the dining room through original working pocket doors.
The large dining room, with bay window, opens to a bright and cheerful spacious eat-in kitchen that is equipped with a stainless steel stove and lots of cabinet and storage space.
There is one large bedroom on the first floor that can be used as the master with a beautifully restored full bath just down the hall.
Most of the homes millwork retains its original beautiful stain and character.
Upstairs you will find another 2 good sized bedrooms, a spacious hallway and full bath.
There is also a huge fully insulated attic space that provides tons of additional storage. The unfinished walkout basement provides even more possibilities for storage. Outside you will find a beautifully landscaped front yard with front porch complete with swing bench.
The backyard is fully fenced and features a nice deck off the kitchen and one car garage. Additionally the roof was newly shingled in 2011!
This home is situated between Old Louisville and the Schnitzelburg / Germantown areas and right around the corner from Shelby Park. 1223 S Preston in Louisville is a must see! Call for your private showing today!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Wicked at The Kentucky Center

Wicked is back in Louisville and many fans are excited for the Broadway musical's next go-around at The Kentucky Center! The musical originated on Broadway and has traveled around the world, charming critics and audiences alike. The play has won 35 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards and The New York Times has deemed Wicked, "Broadway's biggest blockbuster" and "the defining musical of the decade".

The story of Wicked is the prologue to the beloved classic The Wizard of Oz and tells a tale of two girls that meet in the land of Oz. One of them is born with emerald green skin and is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The second, is beautiful, ambitious and extremely popular. Wicked narrates how these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. USA Today says this story line makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - new musical in a long time"!
To buy tickets or to learn more about the popular show, please visit Wicked at The Kentucky Center.
To find more fun events in the area, please visit Homes in Louisville.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Princess Diana: A Celebration at the Frazier Arms Museum in Louisville

An exhibit celebrating the remarkable life of Princess Diana of Wales has made it's way to the Frazier Arms Museum in downtown Louisville. The exhibit invites viewers to experience the life and humanitarian work of one of the most remarkable women of the 20th century. Straight from England, there are nine galleries with over 150 objects, including Diana's famous royal wedding gown, 28 designer dresses, family heirlooms, personal mementos, diamond tiaras, priceless jewels and rare home movies.

The series illustrates her life and encourages visitors to share in the milestones of her many roles: as a child; the shy kindergarten teacher who captured the heart of the Prince and the public; the young, stunning royal bride; as the devoted mother, sister and daughter; and as the tireless charity advocate and spokeswoman.
Additionally featured in the exhibit, are the Spencer family jewels, heirlooms, paintings, artifacts, photos and portraits of her ancestors. Home movie footage include scenes filmed by her father during her childhood, her engagement to Prince Charles and the events leading up to the Royal wedding. Items from the widely known Royal wedding include her gown, diamond tiara, veil and 25-ft. train, as well as her shoes, parasol and bridemaid's dress.
There are many more sections of this beautiful exhibit that outline Diana's life and charitable work. To learn more information and to purchase tickets, please visit Frazier Arms Museum.

To find more fun events in the area, please visit Louisville Homes for Sale.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

1364 Mariemont Court, Louisville, KY 40222

Excellent Location!! This totally updated condo at 1364-202 Mariemont Court in Louisville in the Commons of Westport Gardens is the perfect place to call home.

In 2008, the condo was extensively updated, including new windows, doors, cabinets, countertops, appliances, furnace, flooring, paint, bathroom vanity, tub, and toilet, plus fixtures and other items. The present owner has maintained the condo in impeccable condition, so you just have to move right in.

Protected by a secure entrance, the condo features a large family room, a separate dining area, plus a kitchen with plenty of counterspace.

The bedroom can easily hold a queen-sized bed, plus furniture, and the bedroom closet is a spacious walk-in.

Next to the bathroom, you will find a storage closet that includes a full-sized stackable washer and dryer that remain with the condo. The entryway, kitchen, and bathroom all feature tile flooring for durability and style.

The condo itself has excellent natural lighting and overlooks expansive greenspace both off the balcony and through the front windows.

The condo development has a pool, clubhouse, fitness room, sidewalks, and plenty of space to roam outdoors. In addition, just across the street is the new Westport Village shopping center, plus you are about 2 blocks from an entrance ramp to the Watterson Expressway.

All-in-all, the condominium at 1364-202 Mariemont Court in Louisville makes an excellent choice for those who want to avoid paying rent and have a place to call their own. Schedule a showing today to see this wonderful condo for yourself!

Saturday, September 8, 2012

2012 Downtown Living Tour

Have you ever thought about living in downtown Louisville, but aren't sure exactly what your options are? Not only is this area the newest up and coming neighborhood, but it also boasts several different choices for living. If you're interested in finding out what all downtown living has in store for you be sure to check out the 2012 Downtown Living Tour!
On September 15, 2012 The Louisville Downtown Management District will hold it's annual Downtown Living Tour from 10am-3pm. This year's event will include a display of downtown Louisville's housing. Additionally, the Louisville Downtown Resident's Association members will be available to attendees to talk about what makes living downtown so great! Free shuttle transportation is being provided and participants are encouraged to check-in at the Brown and Williamson Tower. A few of the participants in the tour include, Barrington Place, Fleur-de-Lis on Main, SoHo Lofts on Main and many more!
To learn more about this tour, please visit 2012 Downtown Living Tour.

To find more fun events in the area, please visit Louisville Homes for Sale.