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Country Living at its Finest - 5010 Routt Rd - $489,500

Country living, not much can beat that, especially in and around Louisville with our rolling hills, blue grass, and picturesque sunsets. Imagine coming home from work to a quiet walk in the woods, to 6.33 acres to explore with the kiddos, and 4,215 sq. ft. of home to relax in. Well 5010 Routt Rd is just such a home in real estate Louisville.

 

This magnificent 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home is luxury real estate Louisville at its best. The first thing you see looking at this home is the inviting front porch. One can imagine sitting out there sipping hot chocolate in the cool Fall months or lemonade in Spring and Summer.

 

While the formal dining room, eat in kitchen with breakfast bar are more than worth mentioning. The 2-story great room with fireplace, built-in bookcase, and a wall of windows will immediately capture your attention as you walk through the front door.

 

But just as you are having your breath taken away you’ll notice the amazing master suite also situated on the first floor. It includes a sitting area, Florida room, leading to the back porch, en-suite bathroom with his and hers vanity, a whirlpool tub, shower, toilet, and a walk-in closet.

 

The second floor which overlooks the impressive great room has three good sized bedrooms and one full bathroom. The mostly finished basement includes a great room which walks out onto the backyard, a wet bar, formal dining area, full bath, and another room which could be an office or another bedroom.

 

The lot has an open grassed yard, a large wooded area, and a 768 Sq. Ft. out-building that is a great work space able to hold lots of yard equipment. The home also has an attached 3 car-garage which leads into the kitchen. If you are interested or have any questions please contact Scott Boehnlein at Family Realty.

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Family Realty At SBTS Preview Day

Family Realty had the pleasure of attending the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Preview Day. Our goal was to meet prospective students relocating themselves and their families to Louisville and help them in any way we can. 

Knowing that relocating to a new city can be difficult we see the continual need for offering support to singles and families making this transition every semester. When you move to a new city it is hard to know who to trust, what areas are good for families, and what areas are good to invest in. You have lots of questions which we hope to provide answers too. Even if it is, "Where is a good dentist or doctor?"

We are also aware many students move to the seminary expecting to be here for only a couple years so they rent. Or they choose to rent for convenience and uncertainty of the market or areas. However many go on to find they will be in Louisville for a longer than they initially thought and so there housing needs change.

We hope to offer continual help, information, and peace of mind to prospective and current students. We had a great time at the SBTS Preview Day and were hosted with excellence. If you need any information or have any questions about Real Estate Louisville please contact Scott Boehnlein or one of our other agents at Family Realty.

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Selling Your House When You Have a Dog: 4 Tips for Homeowners

Your pet is a cherished member of the family. He spends his days lounging indoors, cuddles up on the sofa with you, and greets your visitors with gusto. But no matter how much you love your four-legged friend’s personality, prospective home buyers might not feel the same. Make sure your dog doesn’t hurt your home-selling efforts by following these helpful tips.

1. Remove All Signs of Your Dog

As a dog owner, you may hardly notice the little signs of your pet’s presence. Whether it’s a little pet hair on the sofa, a toy left in a corner, or scratches on hardwood floors, these things become a fact of life when you have a dog. However, prospective buyers will likely notice the little details you overlook. And for people who associate indoor pets with uncleanliness, the sale may not recover.

 As you stage your home, pay special attention to pet-related damage, messes, and clutter. On top of repairing pet damage, you should clean pet waste out of the yard, remove pet hair from furniture, and stash all toys, food dishes, pet beds, and other signs of your pet’s presence before each showing.

2. Eliminate Pet Odors

People who don’t own dogs always seem to know when a home contains one. Keep unpleasant pet odors from sabotaging your home sale by having rugs and furniture professionally cleaned and laundering your linens and curtains. If an odor is strong and enzyme cleaners won’t remove it, you may need to replace the soiled item entirely.

When a showing is scheduled, make an extra effort to make your home smell fresh, but avoid relying on chemical air fresheners that could irritate sensitive individuals. Instead, opt for clean, simple scents like orange, jasmine, or cedar, and use them judiciously.

3. Keep Your Dog Away During Showings

Having a pet in the home makes showings more complicated. Since visitors want to see every part of your home, shutting the dog in a spare room or the backyard isn’t an option. If your dog is a barker, he could disrupt the showing. And no matter how well-behaved your dog is, letting him roam free simply isn’t an option. People could have allergies or be afraid of dogs, and people wandering in and out create opportunities for your pet to escape.

Instead of compromising the sale of your home, make arrangements for your dog to be elsewhere during showings. If it’s a quick viewing and you have the spare time, a long walk around the neighborhood could keep your pup out of the realtor’s hair for long enough. You can take the opportunity to check out local dog-friendly businesses like Molly Malones for a bite to eat, Iroquois Park or the Louisville Riverwalk to stretch your legs, or The Comfy Cow to grab a frozen treat for you and your pup. However, if you have a long day of house showings, sending your pooch to doggy daycare is a better choice.

4. Board Your Dog During the Move

Keeping your dog out of the house on moving day isn’t just for the movers’ sake — although they’ll certainly appreciate not being barked at or tripping over a dog. Boarding your dog or hiring a pet sitter during the busiest part of the move also spares him the stress of seeing you pack up your home and ensures he isn’t let outside unsupervised. Another perk? When your professional movers can navigate your home freely, they’ll get the job done faster so you can enjoy a lower moving bill.

You may put dog ownership squarely in the “pro” column, but not everyone sees it the same way. In fact, some people believe a dog’s very presence reduces a home’s value. Help buyers see your home’s true value by keeping your pet out of the picture during the selling process.

Contributor Medina James of Dog EtiquetteImage via Unsplash. If you would like any help with your realty needs please contact us at Family Realty.

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Location, Location, Location - New Listing - 4112 Woods View Pl - $324,900

Everyone has heard the old real estate adage location, location, location. The point being that location is of prime importance when buying a piece of real estate. We know that this is slightly more complex when you have your whole family's needs to take into consideration.

When considering real estate Louisville you are likely looking for a house near shopping, hospitals, medical facilities, restaurants and entertainment. Our new listing finds itself located near all these things.


4112 Woods View Pl is near the Gene Snyder which makes it also just minutes to downtown, the airport, and major freeways. But while near so many great things this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom,  3,108 Sq Ft home is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood.


This multi-level home features harwood floors including new wood floors on the second level, lots of natural light, and a neutral paint scheme perfect for moving in. The first floor has a large great room with fire place, a formal dining room, and an eat-in kitchen.

The kitchen features new granite counter tops, an island, breakfast nook, and stainless steel appliances. Trey ceilings and crown molding are also features of some of the first floor rooms. A launrdry room and half bath complete the first floor.

The second level has four bedrooms and two baths. The large master suite has a great sized ensuit bathroom with his and her vanity, whirlpool sub, and shower. The other three bedrooms are good sizes and a full bath completes this great second floor.

The backyard can be accessed from the great room on the first floor. Upon exiting the great room you step out onto a very comfortably sized deck perfect for grilling with guests. The back yard is large enough for the kiddos to have plenty space to play, but easy enough to maintain. A wooden fence and a line of trees give the backyard some privacy.

The basement of this home is also a great feature. It has a living room, full bathroom, storage, and another room which could be both an office or another bedroom. If you are interested in viewing this home or have any further questions please contact Scott Boehnlein of Family Realty.

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Autumn Equinox Brings City Wide Open Houses Sunday 2pm - 4pm

Today is the Autumn Equinox which marks the last day of Summer and the beginning of lovely Fall for the Northern Hemisphere. The day is significant in that both the night and day are of equal length, both 12 hours each.

Now while Fall is the mark of some cooler weather ahead things are certainly heating up for real estate Louisville here at Family Realty. We have three fantastic Open Houses this Sunday from 2pm - 4pm which we think you really will want to see.

The first is 4003 Elmwood Ave. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has all the charm you would expect from a house in St Matthews. This updated ranch style home draws in lots of natural light complementing the hardwood floors. It has a wonderful front and two side yards. The formal dining and lounge open onto one of them and the master suite open onto another. This home is listed for $267,500.

15425 Timmons Way is another great property of exceptional value. This home is only 3 years old and is fully updated. Walking into the front door the great room greets you with ample natural light pouring in through the two story tall windows. Natural hardwood floors run throughout the kitchen, great room, dining room, stairway, foyer and halls on the 1st floor. 

The first floor includes a formal dining room, laundry/mud room, master suite with ensuite bathroom and large walk-in closet. The large ensuite bathroom has a bath, shower, and his and her vanities. The second floor has three large bedrooms and a full bath. The basement has plenty natural light and lots of potential. This home is priced at $437,400.

 

1901 Daleview Ln has a great pool which you could enjoy sitting around as soon as you like. This home is situated in the prestigious Springfield subdivision. This two story home has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a 2 car garage. The kitchen looks out to the pool and is a fantastic feature of this home with lots of natural light from a large skylight.

 

On the first floor you will find two front lounges both with fire places, a formal dining room with crown molding, a kitchen with breakfast nook and a fire place, a Florida room, a bathroom, and a large bedroom. Upstairs you will discover three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master suite with ensuit bathroom has a walk-in closet. 

 

The basement includes a family room, bar, built in bookcase, storm shelter, safe, and lots of storage. This home is fantastically priced at $475,000. For more information please contact Scott Boehnlein at Family Realty.

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Perfect Private Home with Plenty Land - 5010 Routt Rd - $500,000

There is something about having your own home that is special. Even more so there is something special about owning a home on a large lot. Especially a large lot including an open grassed yard as well as a wooded area. 5010 Routt Rd is just such a home as has just been listed in real estate Louisville.

This beautiful 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home is perfect for those wanting a private piece of luxury real estate for themselves. Walking up to the front door of this home you will not want to leave the inviting covered front porch. But once you have pulled yourself off the porch and entered the home you will be glad you did.

Walking through the front door a formal dining room sits to your left and leads into the great room, and eat in kitchen with breakfast bar and a large pantry. Walking straight from the front door however you are immediately greeted by the 2-story great room with fireplace, built-in bookcase, and a wall of windows.

The incredible master suite is also situated on the first floor. The master suite includes a sitting area with trey cielings which leads out to the Florida room, which in turn leads out to the back porch. The ensuite bathroom includes a his and her double vainty, a whirlpool tub, shower, toilet, and a large walk-in closet. 

Moving up to the second level of the home one will appreciate how it overlooks the great room. The second floor has three good sized bedrooms and one full bathroom.

But choosing to walk into the mostly finished basement is also a good move. The large basement includes a great room, wet bar, formal dining area, full bath, and another room perfect for an office or another bedroom. The walk out basement opens onto the back yard.

Now for the yard. The lot has ample open grassed yard, a large wooded area great for taking a late afternoon stroll, and a 768 Sq Ft out-building that is perfect for a work space and to hold yard equipment. Keep in mind that the home also has an attached 3 car-garage which has access into the kitchen.

If you think this home is a fantastic home for you and your family or have any other queries please contact Scott Boenhlien at Family Realty

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A Lot of New in this Cute Home - 7035 Royal Links Dr - $129,900

Cute, Cute, Cute with lots of updates! That is the home in real estate Louisville I want to talk to you about on this lovely rainy Wednesday morning. 7035 Royal Links Dr is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,306 Sq Ft home in the delightful Village at Wildwood subdivision. 

This home has lots of new and updated features including new flooring in living room and kitchen updated just last year, new carpet in bedrooms updated this month, new tile in ensuite master bath also updated this month, and upgraded interior doors updated just a couple years ago.

This is a one story home so all of your living space is conveniently located on one level. Both bedrooms have large walk in closets and the master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. The kitchen and living area have a great open floor plan making it easy to entertain.

This home also features a great two car garage and an extended outside patio. If you are interested in this property or would like any more info please contact Jamie Klein of Family Realty

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Another New Listing for The Weekend - 405 Victory Ridge Ct - $267,000

We have yet another great home that we just listed today for real estate Louisville which we think you should take a look at this weekend. 405 Victory Ridge Ct is a 2,234 Sq Ft home which we is listed at $267,000. This beautiful 4 bed, 2.5 bath traditional home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac.

As you walk in the gorgeous foyer you'll notice the cherry stained oak floor. The foyer leads to the huge great room which features a gas fireplace and is open to the eat-in kitchen. The kitchen has maple cabinets, a center island, pantry, black appliances, and sliding doors leading to a wood deck. The main level also has a formal dining room off the kitchen, a half bath, and laundry room.

The second floor has 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The master suite features a vaulted ceiling, a large double window, a walk-in closet, and an ensuite bath with a double vanity, large tub, and separate shower.

The lower level is ready to be finished and already has a roughed in bathroom. Both the backyard wood deck described above and the covered front porch are great for relaxing on great weather weekends like this upcoming one. This home also has an attached 2-car garage. If you are interested in this property please contact Scott Boehnlien of Family Realty, he would love to help you.

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A New Listing to Start the Weekend - 417 Timberlake Trail - $245,000

What a perfect week of weather this week in Louisville! Weather like this makes you realize how great it is to live in Louisville. And with the weekend upon us there are so many great activities we can look forward too. One great activity you might consider is taking a look at our new listing in a great neighborhood for real estate Louisville.

417 Timberlake Trail is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, multi level home in the super Beckley Woods Subdivision. The first level of this home features an eat in kitchen, formal dining room, living room and family room. The family room has hardwood flooring, a fireplace, built-in bookcases, a wet bar, wood beams, a half bath, and crown molding. This room opens to the great sized back porch which overlooks this tidy back yard.

The second level features 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The large master suite features an ensuite bathroom with a shower and vanity, plus a good sized walk in closet. This level has three more good sized bedrooms and a full bathroom.

From the front door of this home you have a great water view. The back porch is the perfect spot to sit under the trees, to grill out, relax, and enjoy the awesome weather. If you would like to view this home or would want any more information please contact Scott Boehnlein of Family Realty.

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Charming, Charming, Charming with a Price Adjustment - 4003 Elmwood Ave

Your house should be a place that you look forward coming home too. I mean you spend most of your life in it so you might as well love it. Well you will not have any problem looking forward to coming home if 4003 Elmwood Ave is your home. This charming home is a gem for real estate Louisville.

We have recently adjusted the price down on this beautiful St Matthews home. It sits on a large front yard with a play set and picturesque large tree. Greenery surrounds this home which is also sided by two great outdoor sitting areas.

This ranch style home has a bright and airy interior with lots of natural light, fresh neutral paint, and hardwood floors. The living room has a fire place and large glass doors leading out to one of the side yard sitting areas. From the great room you can see into the formal dining area which sits alongside the kitchen seperated only by a breakfast bar.

Down the hall you will find a good sized bedroom with large windows and a full bathroom. The master suite features a full ensuite bathroom and a walk-in closet. The master suite opens onto another one of the outside sitting areas surrounded by well manicured foliage. Perfect for a quiet and private Saturday morning cup of coffee.

The basement has a finished great room with new carpet, plenty of storage, and laundry. If you can imagine coming home to this home please contact Scott Boehnlein of Family Realty.

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Price Drop Means Great Investment - 705 Lake Forest Pkwy

When looking for a home you obviously want a good home, but just as much you want a good neighborhood. 705 Lake Forest Pkwy is exactly that home being in one of the most historically and currently sought after neighborhoods in real estate Louisville: Lake Forest.

This two story home has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The first floor has a super open floor plan. You can move effortlessly from the  formal dining room, into the kitchen with eat-in kitchen nook, from which you can move into the two story high great room, and finally into the formal sitting area. The great room has lots of natural light coming through the large glass windowed doors that lead onto a back balcony.

The master suite is also located on the first floor and also opens out onto the back balcony. Its large ensuite bathroom has a shower, bath, and double vanity. The other three bedrooms and full bathroom are on the second level which over looks the great room on the first floor.

The basment is fully finished and multi-purposed. It, like the great room on the first floor, has a fire place. But it also has space for a lounge, game room, and gym, or just a large bedroom and lounge area, whichever you choose. There is also a full bath and the whole basement opens out onto the backyard.

But now for the neighborhood. Lake Forest is a fantastic neighborhood with a real community feel. This is fostered by the superb lodge that sits at the heart of this community. It features three pools, tennis and volleyball courts, a play area, and a lake. There are always families in the main and kiddie pool and many couples playing tennis or lounging around the smaller secondary pool. 

Scott Boehnlien would love to show you this house and the community amenities so please contact him at Family Realty.

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Great Time To Buy - 15425 Timmons Way Price Reduced

We have a great property at great value for real estate Louisville! We just reduced the price for 15425 Timmons Way. This makes this property exceptional value for your money. This home is only 3 years old and is fully updated. Walking into the front door the great room greets you with ample natural light pouring in through the two story tall windows.

Natural hardwood floors run through out the kitchen, great room, dining room, stairway, foyer and halls on the 1st floor. The kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, a large pantry, and an island that opens to the eat-in kitchen nook leading out into the great room. There is also a covered back porch off the kitchen. 

The first floor includes a formal dining room, laundry/mud room, master suite with ensuite bathroom and large walk-in closet. The large ensuite bathroom has a bath, shower, and his and her vanities. 

Moving up to the second floor there are three spacious bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom. One of the bedrooms is so large it could be a bedroom and office combo. The second floor looks out onto the first floor, giving the home a wonderful open feel.

The basement has 9 ft ceilings,  a full bath roughed in, and a few high windows. It has been framed for a large, open great room, a full bath, a separate room with a closet and storage areas. This basement has huge potential. A large backyard completes this superb home.

This would be a fantastic buy for your family. If this property interests you please contact Scott Boehnlein at Family Realty. We would love to help you make this house your home. 

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SOLD! Two Houses!

Someone just found an amazing home! Well two people did. Actually it was more like two sets of people found an amazing home each. And we loved walking with them every step of the way. There is something special about helping families find homes. A home is one of the biggest financial and even emotional invesments of life, so we take our role seriously.

The first home we sold was one we had listed. 18741 Willington Cir is a beautiful 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom, 5000 Sq Ft home. This home was amazing for entertaining with a beautiful great room that flowed effortlessly into a formal dining room and open eat-in kitchen. The kitchen opened out onto a delightful covered porch which will be perfect to relax on for this time of the year.

The fully finished basement in this home is incredible. It has a 12 seater bar sided by a lounge which lead out onto a backyard entertainment space replete with built in gas grill and wood burning fire area. The basment also included a multi-level seating indoor theater and space for a pool or ping pong table. No doubt this will be well used by the new owners.

Our second home was not one we listed, but one we found for our clients. 496 Jennymac Dr was listed by Nick Groft of Smith Realty Group. This was a great Ranch style home with an open floor plan and a vaulted cieling in the great room. This home has 3 bedroom and 2 bathrooms, the master having an ensuite bath.

If you are wondering about selling your home or stuggling to find a new home we would love to help you. We have 30 years of combined real estate experience. We know real estate Louisville. Contact Scott Boehnlein or any of our other agents at Family Realty.

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Delightful St Matthews Home - 4003 Elmwood Ave - $285,000

I'm rushing. It's Friday. Just found out I'm photographing a home. In 15 minutes. It's 15 minutes away. I'm on my way. I'm in my head, rearranging the day's schedule. It's going to be hectic. I'm close now. I've arrived. I look up. Serenity.

I'm standing on the corner of a large green lawn. A tall great tree extends its leafy bows in shady protection of its yard. A gentle breeze blows in from the South East and rustles the leaves of this tree guardian. Carefully manicured bushes, shrubs, and flowers surround inviting outdoor seating areas. I want to sit down, start a fire, put my feet up, and sip a cup of coffee. But I can't. I have to photograph the home in this yard. But it's going to be a pleasure.

That was my experience photographing 4003 Elmwood Ave. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has all the charm you would expect from a house in St Matthews. This updated ranch style home draws in lots of natural light complementing the hardwood floors.

The front great room has a wood burning fire place and, although welcoming, allows access to all other areas of the house. One could go through the large double doors to the side yard sitting area. Or down the hall to the bedrooms. Or into the formal dining area.

The formal dining area sits side by side the kitchen, seperated only by a bar style kitchen counter. The kitchen has stainless steal appliances, tall cabinets with ample storage. This whole area also opens out to the same side yard sitting area.

There are two bedrooms. The second bedroom also has lots of natural light and is served well by a full bathroom one door over. The master suite has a full ensuite bathroom, a large walk-in closet, and opens onto another side yard sitting area through large double doors.

The finished basement could serve as another great room, bedroom, or large office. There is also a seperate section of the basement that provides lots of storage. This home has a large flat yard, front porch, and perfectly manicured landscaping.

If you would like to experience this tranquil home as I did and possibly make it your home please contact Scott Boehnlein of Family Realty

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Tacos in St Matthews

As you have probably guessed from our name, family is pretty important here at Family Realty. So as the end of the Summer drew near and the new school year was drawing upon us, many of us in the office made a point to do a few extra things with our families.

Our family decided to do a few fun events around Louisville. We went to a splash park, checked out the Louisville Slugger Museum, and naturally we ate out a couple times. On the Saturday we were dying for some Tacos.

Driving around St Matthews a new bright red and white building caught our eye. It was a new El Taco Lunchador restaurant. The only problem was they were so new, they weren't open yet. But this all changed this last Thursday as El Taco Lunchador opened a second location, now in St Matthews. 

As expected they did an amazing job. The line was literally out the door this weekend. People were quick to jump on Yelp and other foodie rating sites to tout the deliciousness they were served by the El Taco Lunchador crew. This makes St Matthews prime real estate Louisville for great Tacos.

St Matthews as desribed by its mayor, Richard J. Tonini, "...continues to attract homeowners and businesses alike because of the ambiance and vitality of the city. Homes remain in high demand and businesses continue to relocate within our boundaries. Our parks are a dynamic part of our community where families and friends gather to take advantage of playgrounds, walking paths, sporting events and communing with nature".

We couldn't have said it better. St Matthews is a very popular real estate area for just those reasons. There is a fantastic sense of community within St Matthews, with tree lined streets, fantasatic neighborhoods, and great schools. If you are interested in making St Matthews home please contact us at Family Realty. We would love to help you. We even have a delightful home listed that is quintessential of St Matthews tranquility and beauty.

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New Listing - 11201 Easum Rd - $350,000

"Country road, near the city, take me home..." Okay so I changed the words a little. But it describes the home that we have recently listed in real estate Louisville. This home which is relatively near the amenities of urban life still has all the charm of country living you could want. It really is the best of both worlds.

11201 Easum Rd is a multi-level 2053 Sq Ft, 2 bed, 2.5 bath home which sits on 5.5 acres of land. That is right, 5.5 acres of land to do with what you please. The property also features a 4-car garage, an additional building with a 1-car garage, and an attached 1-car carport.

This home has tons of charm and character. Hardwood floors extend throughout the home. Extensive crown moldings, trim and woodwork, large inviting windows, tall ceilings, and beautiful archways all contribute to the charm of this home. 

The first level contains a large grand room with formal dining room, a large kitchen with eat in breakfast nook, which leads out onto a covered side porch. A half bath and laundry room completes this level. 

Moving upstairs you will find two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bedroom includes an ensuite. The second bedroom also has an ensuite bathroom which can also be accessed from the hallway.

We would love to help you make this house your home. Please contact Scott Boehnlein of Family Realty for more information or to arrange a viewing of this lovely property.

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Nothing Eclipsing Our Sales - 2914 Summerfield Dr

The world is buzzing with talk of the Solar Ecliplse. Indeed this is a very unique moment in history. The moon will pass perfectly between the Sun and Earth so as to block the Sun's light from large portions of the globe for several minutes. This is such a unique event that NASA is reportadly "sponsoring 11 ground-based science investigations across the United States". Even as I write this blog right now I can see the world growing dark as moon shadow creeps over the land.

But although the moon is eclipsing the Sun, nothing will eclipse the fact that we sold yet another house this weekend. 2914 Summerfield Dr was listed 10 days ago by Scott Boehnlein and is now under contract. This 3 bedroom 3 bath home in the Hikes Point/Jeffersontown area was a great buy.

There were many updates to this home including inclucing fresh paint, new windows, new light fixtures, updated bathrooms, new professional landscaping, and new flooring throughout most rooms. No wonder it sold so quickly.

Jeffersontown is a well known and well loved area of Louisville, with great homes, neighborhoods, shopping, as well as the largest industrial park in the Commonwealth. Many love to call Jeffersontown home. You could too.

We would love to help you find a home or sell your home in Jeffersontown, or anywhere in Louisville. Please contact us at Family Realty for any information you might need about real estate Louisville.

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Love Louisville - Eat Louisville - Real Estate Louisville

With the end of the Summer school holiday season we had a flurry of out of town visitors come visit us in Louisville. I recently wrote of friends coming from Florida, but since then my sister came to visit from  trip she is enjoying in Mexico which she is using to learn Spanish. Naturally I wanted to show off Louisville's eclectic foody scene, however my sister is a chef for a living, and a really good one. So I wanted to take her somewhere unique.

We were feeling like meat, burger meat specifically, so we ended up at one of the most unique burger places in Louisville. If not in all of the continental United States, Game. Game, as the name suggests, serves burgers of exotic wild game which they source from local farmers. Some of your burger choices include bison, lamb, wagyu, duck, wild boar, and elk. So we took a dive into the deep end ordering things we'd never eaten before and and were very pleased to recieve thick, juicy, perfectly cooked and sided burgers.

But Game is one of only three of the owners restaurants. One of their other eating establishments is Migo, which serves quite different fair. Migo is a "corner door eatery"  which serves great latin style food, while making sure to stay creative and also serve some of their own unique meals. I haven't yet eaten at Migo, but have recently discovered that it is only minutes from my office. So I'll probably need to make a lunch trip over there sometime in the near future.

Migo, like my office, is located in the lovely highlands area. Having recently blogged about the Highlands there is not need to go into much detail of how great an area it is with it's great local restaurants, unique store fronts, great neighborhoods, and lively culture. We have a home for sale in the Highlands just down the road from Migo.

2241 Dundee Rd is a completely renovated home. This lovely open plan home has wood flooring throughout the first floor. The front room, formal lounge, sun room, and kitchen flow effortlessly from one to the other. The kitchen is fully updated with new stainless steal appliances.

The second level includes two large bedrooms and a large master suite. The upper level is fully carpeted. There is a full bathroom and a full ensuite bathroom on this level. A half bath is included on the first level.

If you are interested in this home please contact Chris Dayton of Family Realty. Or if you want any further information about real estate Louisville any one of our dedicated agents at Family Realty would love to help. Maybe we could even meet at Migo for lunch.

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2 New Listings - 2 Open Houses (Part 2 - 4003 Elmwood Ave)

We love listing homes we know people are going to love. It is so great for us to list two new homes this weekend for real estate Louisville, plus have Open Houses set up for both of them. We have already had the pleasure of introducing you to the first of the two, now I have the pleasure of introducing to the second of the two. 

4003 Elmwood Ave is an Oasis of a home in the exceptionally sought after St Matthews area. Tall green trees and manicured front lawns line the streets as you drive toward this 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home.

A large front yard greets you as you pull up to this home. A great tall tree stands guard in the front yard, while well kept plants, bushes and other foliage outline side and back yard sitting areas. Walking in the front door you are welcomed into the great room complete with fire place, large windows, and glass paned doors leading to the side yard.

From the great room you can see the formal dining room which opens to the kitchen complete with stainless steal appliances. From the kitchen you can get to the basement, half of which is finished, the other half offering great storage.

The ground floor has two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Included in these is the master suite with ensuite bathroom. The master has a large walk-in closet, and also leads out onto another side yard seating area, perfect for relaxing after a long day at the office.

We are hosting an Open House this Sunday from 2pm-4pm for this home. If you would like more info or would like to see this home before then please contact Scott Boehnlein at Family Realty.

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2 New Listings - 2 Open Houses (Part 1 - 15425 Timmons Way)

It's Friday and the weekend is upon us! I'm usually looking forward to the weekend anyway, but it's even better to hit the weekend with great news. We have great news for those with their eye on real estate Louisville. We have just listed two new houses and will host Open Houses for both of them this Sunday from 2pm-4pm.

15425 Timmons Way is the first of these great homes. This home is a large, multi-story, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, fully upgraded, 3 year old home. Walking in the front door you are greeted with lots of natural light pouring in through the large windows, as well as all wood floors. From the front door you can see the formal dining and great room which leads into the kitchen and kitchen nook. 

The large kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, an island, and a large pantry. The great room has a fireplace and floor to ceiling windows. The formal dining room features wainscoting and a tray ceiling.

The large master suite with ensuite bathroom and a laundry and mud room completes the first floor. The master includes a sitting area and a large walk-in closet. The ensuite bathroom features his/her vanities, a whirlpool tub, a ceramic tiled shower and floor, and a bath.

The second floor has 3 bedrooms all including walk-in closets. One has an attached full bath. There is also another full bath, a huge walk-in closet in the hallway, and an open hallway that overlooks the great room. This makes the second level feel part of the whole home and creates a wonderful open living experience.

The basement has 9 ft ceilings and although it is unfinished it has been framed out for a large open great room, a full bath, a separate room with a closet, and storage areas. This basement has fantastic potential to be a wonderfully comfortable living area and has plenty windows letting in natural light.

If you are interested in this property or want more information please contact Scott Boehnlein of Family Realty. There will be an Open House at this property this Sunday from 2pm-4pm. We hope to see you there. Part two of this blog will be coming shortly.

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