Saturday, February 23, 2013

2505 Lorene Ave, Louisville, KY 40216

Nestled in the heart of PRP in the popular Rosevale subdivision, this charming Bedford stone ranch home at 2505 Lorene Avenue in Louisville is cute on the outside and SHOW-STOPPING GORGEOUS on the inside!

As you enter the home, you will be blown away by the remodel that has taken place! The hardwood floors are refinished and the interior paint colors are subtle and earthy.

The totally remodeled kitchen is a one-of-a-kind with custom dark cabinets which were handmade by a local craftsman. The granite countertops are enhanced by a stone backsplash creating together the perfect setting for the new stainless steel appliances and the ultra-cool black granite composite sink that is non-chipping and non-staining. There are hardwood floors throughout the dining area which continue down the hall to the 3 large bedrooms.

There you will also find the fully remodeled bath which features a high granite-topped vanity and ceramic tile. The remodeling work does not stop upstairs.

Downstairs, you will find wood-grained laminate flooring and a large family room area. This room features additional built-in storage which was custom made for the space. Perfect for entertaining, you will find a bar off to the left in a quiet nook. There is also a closed area behind the bar providing you with a large utility area for a full-sized washer and dryer and additional space for even more storage. Don't forget to check out what's behind the door at the far side of the main lower floor, this area could be a great office or exercise room!

The home has a nice deck area off the kitchen and a large fully-fenced yard. As if all this hasn't convinced you, this home also received a new roof in 2009! Come see why 2505 Lorene Avenue in Louisville is the perfect place to call your new home!

Friday, February 22, 2013

7013 Hollow Oaks Drive

This 4-year old home at 7013 Hollow Oaks Drive in the Grey Oaks Subdivision is in fantastic shape! Professional landscaping, a full wooden fence, custom blinds and many extras abound throughout! The cute and neat curb appeal will entice you right into this 3 bedroom, 2 full bath ranch home.

The foyer welcomes you with a handy nook - perfect for displaying artwork or candles. The living room has a vaulted ceiling that give this open floor plan a spacious feel. Decorator colors throughout make this home more appealing than the builder-grade vanilla you see in so many other homes.

To the left is the dining area which is open to both the living room and kitchen and has a sliding glass door that opens to the deck - perfect for grilling out.

The kitchen features ample cabinet space and a convenient pantry. The granite-look countertops have a breakfast bar area between the kitchen and dining areas for extra seating options. Just off the kitchen is the laundry area with a built-in cabinet made to elevate front load washer and dryers.

The peaceful master bedroom is painted in a soothing dusk color and offers generous space that can accommodate oversized furniture. The spacious en suite master bath has new lighting and a make-up vanity. The large soaking tub features a rainforest shower head and is centered between 2 separate walk in closets!

The popular split floor plan offers added privacy between the master and the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms, which are located on the opposite side of the home. A full bath separate the two additional bedrooms and has a nice linen closet for extra storage. The basement is unfinished and has full-sized windows with a plumbed bathroom area that would be perfect for a 4th bedroom in the future. The basement is insulated and open, and electricity has been run to make finishing it a breeze!

The home also features a new roof with dimensional shingles and the whole house is wired for sound. The rear yard boasts nice views of the neighborhood from either the ground or the deck. Don't hesitate and call today for your appointment to see 7013 Hollow Oaks Drive in Louisville!

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays

The 37th Humana Festival of New American Plays kicks off February 27th at Actors Theatre of Louisville and is the leading event of its kind, launching new plays into the national spotlight! The festival features from comedies, dramas, and plays that forge new theatrical territory!

The 2013 festival will combine world-class design and performance and is under the direction of internationally renowned Artistic Director Les Waters. Patrons are able to take advantage of several ticket options from single tickets to all-inclusive packages. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, the festival takes place February 27th-April 7th!

To find more events and festivals in the area, please visit

Sunday, February 10, 2013

NuLu's Valentine Open House

If you are looking for something to do on Saturday, February 9th, consider heading down to NuLu for their Valentine Open House! Most businesses in the district will be offering discounts, promos, treats, and more!

Additionally, make sure to fill out an entry form at any participating business for your chance to win A Valentines Gift Basket full of NuLu products and gifts for your Special Someone! Only one name will be drawn, so don't miss this special event! Some of the "deals" of the day include 10% off at Toast on Market for bringing in a receipt from a NuLu retailer, 20% off furniture at Red Tree,  and a free chocolate from Ghyslain with a receipt from any NuLu retailer plus much, much more!

To find more fun events, please visit the website of the Joe Hayden Real Estate Team.

2013 Louisville Jewish Film Festival

The 2013 Jewish Film Festival of Louisville kicks off this Saturday, February 9th, at Village 8 Theatre. This is the 15th year for the festival and it continues to show the richness and diversity of the Jewish experience by presenting the best contemporary international films.

Film types range from shorts and documentaries to student films, as well as conversations with guest speakers. The festival explores Jewish identity with the hope of increasing tolerance and educating it's audiences. Some films shown in the past have even gone on to be nominated for Academy Awards and remade into Hollywood films! The first film to be shown this year is named, "My Best Enemy", and is a fast-paced, suspenseful thriller featuring two friends in Nazi occupied Europe.

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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds Vital

There is a new exhibit at the Kentucky Science Center named Body Worlds Vital and it is the latest chapter in the series of Body Worlds Human Saga exhibits. Beginning on January 20th, the Vital series will run through May 19th.

This exhibit is a collection of specimens designed to show guests the essentials for human health and wellness. The exhibit included whole-body plastinates, a large arrangement of individual organs, organ and arterial configurations and translucent slices that give a complete picture of how the human body is designed and works!

The exhibit also tells the story of how to best fight, manage and prevent life-threatening diseases - such as cancer, diabetes, and heart ailments - through healthy choices and lifestyle changes! The series is designed to educate the public about the human body and increase health awareness.

To find more educational and fun activities in the area, please visit