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More Happy Clients!

Family Realty found homes for 2 more happy clients yesterday!  We were able to get houses under contract at 911 Woodland Heights Drive and 8719 Eton Road.  This makes 6 houses under contract in 4 days - real estate in Louisville is on fire this October!

911 Woodland Heights Drive is a 4 bed/2.5 bath home ocated in Lake Forest, and was only on the market for 5 days before we brought the buyer!  Lake Forest is a sought after community that started over 20 years ago and features beautiful homes and landscaping. The community features pools, tennis courts, a jogging trail, and a country club with golf course designed by Arnold Palmer.

 

8719 Eton Road is a traditional style 4 bed/2.5 bath home located in Manor Creek subdivision.  This area provides quick access to Brownsboro Road, I-71, and I-265.  Shop for groceries at the newly renovated Holiday Manor Kroger, or head to The Paddock Shops for a day of shopping and dinner at Drake's.  

If you are interested in finding homes in these or other areas of Louisville, contact an agent at Family Realty today! 

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Happy Clients!

Not only did Family Realty sell 1306 Lydia Street in 3 days, but we found our clients a new home in only 3 days too!  These are VERY happy clients that hope to be moved into their new home in time for the holidays.  

Family Realty agents work hard for every client.  If you're in the market to buy or sell your home, contact Family Realty today.  An agent will meet with you to review the process of buying and/or selling, and we will remain in contact with you for the duration.  You'll never have to wonder where you stand during the process of buying or selling your home with Family Realty!   

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2233 Alta Ave - SOLD!

Family Realty sold another home!  2233 Alta Ave was put under contract today.  This wonderful home in the Highlands near Cherokee Park is certain to make its new owner very happy!  

Homes in the Highlands typically have lots of character, and the styles are varied - you'll find traditional, ranch, and bungalows, among other styles, in this location.  The area is very popular given the proximity to Bardstown Road/Baxter Ave and all of the eclectic shopping and local restaurants.  Stroll down Bardstown Road and pop in for some shopping at General Eccentric, Pitaya, or Urban Outfitters.   Have coffee or brunch at Highland Morning, grab a snack from Kizito Cookies, and have dinner and drinks at Cumberland Brews or HopCat.   When you tire of shopping and eating, hit up Cherokee Park for a walk or run and enjoy the beautiful scenery.  

For more information regarding homes for sale in the Highlands, contact Family Realty today.

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SOLD! SOLD! SOLD!

Family Realty had another fantastic weekend, getting 3 of our listings under contract!

507 Altagate Road - located in beautiful Cherokee Gardens, this 5 bed/4 full and 2 half bath house was only on the market 2 days before getting an offer.  Cherokee Gardens provides convenient access to both I-64 and downtown, plus all the local shops and restaurants of Lexington Road, Shelbyville Road, Frankfort Ave, and Bardstown Road.  Nestled between Cherokee Park and Seneca Park, there are many options for the outdoor enthusiast to walk, run, bike, hike, or play golf, tennis, or basketball.   

2124 Sycamore Ave - located in Clifton, this 3 bed/2.5 bath house was also only on the market for 2 days before receiving an offer.  This home is walking distance to Frankfort Ave and delicious local restaurants such as El Mundo, Varanese, Volare, Basa, and Bourbon's Bistro, among others.  Add in all of the great local shops, such as Urban Farmhouse Market, and this location is a neighborhood home run!

1306 Lydia St - situated in Germantown, this 3 bed/1 bath bungalow received an offer after 3 days on the market.  Germantown is a tight knit community, and one of Louisville's oldest neighborhoods. It is also home to some of Louisville's greatest local spots, such as Checks Cafe, Monnik Beer Company, Hammerheads, Eiderdown, and The Post. 

Thinking of putting your home on the market?  Strike while the market is hot - contact Family Realty today to meet with one of our agents and see what we can do for you!

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507 Altagate Road, Louisville 40206 - $789,000

New Listing - 507 Altagate Road - $789,000

**Open Sunday, October 23rd from 2-4p**

Spectacular 5 bed/4 full-bath/2 half-bath home on half acre lot in sought after Cherokee Gardens!  Home features include hardwood floors in majority of rooms, extensive woodwork including crown moldings, lots of natural light & high-end upgrades throughout.

Kitchen features granite counter tops, large island with suede granite counter top, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances. Family room has fireplace, built-in bookcases & double french doors leading out to huge brick patio.

Second floor includes the spacious master bedroom with large custom organized walk-in closet and attached high-end full bath with his & her vanities, a large walk-in shower completely tiled with bench, towel shelf & dual shower heads and a separate tub.  

The finished basement has a huge open area including a family room and rec area, a craft room, a full-bath, and possible guest bedroom. 

More pictures and details are located on the Family Realty website.  Don't delay!  Schedule your private showing today, or attend the Open House on Sunday.

Cherokee Gardens is located only 6 miles from downtown Louisville, bounded by Lexington Road, Cannons Lane, and I-64.  Most houses in the area were built between between the 1920s and 1950s, many by famed Louisville architect Stratton Hammon.  The area is convenient to Cherokee Park, Seneca Park, and all the shopping and restaurants on Frankfort Ave, Lexington Rd, Shelbyville Rd, and Bardstown Rd.

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Visit one of our 4 Open Houses this Sunday!

Visit one (or more!) of these fabulous homes - all are open this Sunday, October 23rd from 2-4pm:

507 Altagate Road - $789,000

5 bed/4 full and 2 half baths with recent updates in Cherokee Gardens

2233 Alta Ave - $450,000

4 bed/1.5 bath with view of Cherokee Park

2124 Sycamore Ave - $250,000

3 bed/2.5 bath in Clifton, close to Frankfort Ave

1306 Lydia St - $185,000

3 bed/1 bath bungalow off Eastern Pkwy

Unable to attend an open house?  Call Family Realty to schedule a private showing!

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Actor's Theatre Presents: Fifth Third Bank's Dracula

There is still time to see Fifth Third Bank's DRACULA at Actor's Theatre this month!  The show runs through October 31st, and tickets are still available for select shows.  The play is recommended for ages 11 and older.  

Bram Stoker's Dracula is the story of a vampire from Transylvania.  Dracula moves from Transylvania to England in search of new blood to spread the curse of the undead.  A battle between Dracula and a group of people lead by Professor Van Helsing ensues.  The play, adapted and directed by William McNulty, never disappoints!  McNulty has been with Actor's Theatre for 40 years, acting in over 150 and directing in over 30 productions. 

Actor's Theatre is located at 316 W. Main Street in the heart of downtown. Downtown Louisville is not only home to many fantastic local restaurants, but also entertainment such as the Louisville Slugger Museum, Kentucky Science Center, and the KFC YUM! Center.  There are also many options for downtown living, such as condos and lofts.   Downtown living is ideal for young professionals that enjoy being close to their jobs and enjoying all the city has to offer - including fabulous views of the Ohio River from their homes!

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Louisville's Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular in Iroquois Park

From October 13 - November 6, visit Iroquois Park to see Louisville's Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular!  This fantastic show will feature over 5000 pumpkins carved into amazing works of art.  Take the entire family for a spooky walk along the 1/4 mile wooded trail to view the illuminated pumpkins - it's great treat for all ages.

Gates open for the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at 7:15pm, and remain open until 11pm Sun-Thur and midnight on Fri-Sat.  Tickets cost is $9-$15 and may be purchased online, with all proceeds benefiting the Louisville Parks Foundation.  

Iroquois Park is located at 5216 New Cut Road, near Taylor Blvd and Southern Pkwy. Many homes on Southern Parkway were built in the early 1900s and have tons of character.  Being close to all the amenities Iroquois Park has to offer, such as hiking, biking, an equestrian trail, the ampitheatre, and golf make living in this area ideal for active families.  Search for more homes in this area on Family Realty's website.

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NEW! 714 Fairhill Drive - $300,000

New listing at 714 Fairhill Drive!  This lovely 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom ranch home is priced at $300,000 and located in the sought after Greenleaves subdivision.

The home features an updated eat in kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless appliances. Large family room & dining room feature hardwood floors, crown molding & built-in china cabinet in dining room.  French doors lead onto a spacious deck with pergola overlooking a professionally landscaped yard.  

Master bedroom has his & her walk-in closets & an attached full bath. Main level also includes 2 additional bedrooms with large closets & another full bath. Walkout basement has family room with fireplace & built-ins, a wet bar, laundry, walkout to large patio & entry to 2.5 car garage.  

Greenleaves subdivision is located just off Zorn Avenue and provides easy access to restaurants, shopping, Brownsboro Road, and River Road.   Whether you are headed out for work or a weekend getaway, Zorn Avenue provides quick access to I-71.  SIgn the kids up for soccer at Mockingbird Soccer, or for swim lessons at Mary T. Meagher - both are convenient to this neighborhood!  Head down to River Road to play at one of the parks, listen to an outdoor concert, or have dinner at new hotspot RIver House.  

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16420 Taylorsville Rd in Fisherville - $269,900

Come see our new listing at 16420 Taylorsville Rd in Fisherville!  Priced at $269,900, this lovely 3 bed/3 full bath ranch is situated on 4.8 acres of beautiful land.  Very peaceful and private!

This home features brand new carpet on main level, new neutral paint throughout, remodeled master bath, new flooring in 1st flr bath & entry way, two 2.5 car garages, huge Florida room, large back patio, soon-to-be new roof, lots of natural light & much more....check out the full listing on our website and call to schedule your showing today.

Fisherville, KY is name after Robert Fisher, who operated a mill on Floyd's Fork.  It is also home to Denny Crum, one of the greatest basketball coaches at the University of Louisville, coaching there for 30 years and leading the Cards to two championships. Most recently, a Fisherville home became part of the set for a new Nicholas Cage movie titled "Mom and Dad".   Fisherville is a quick 20 minutes from downtown Louisville, giving its residents the best of country life while still having all the amenities of living close to the city.  

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Halloween at the Zoo

Kick off Halloween and the month of October at the Louisville Zoo's "World's Largest Halloween Party" presented by Meijer!  The event will be held a total of 18 nights in the month of October, every Thursday thru Sunday from Oct 1st to 30th.  This is a fantastic event where children can dress up as their favorite character and safely trick-or-treat at the zoo.  Viewing the animals is a bonus during this event!

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Prices vary depending on the weekend, and whether or not you are a zoo member.  Zoo members only pay $1 per person on Oct 1-2, 6-9, and 13-16!  Please visit the zoo's website for additional details and pricing.  All patrons must pay the $5 parking fee (cash only).

Rain or shine, the event begins at 5pm and guests may arrive during the one hour window of their selected time printed on their ticket.  The last group enters at 8:30pm, and the zoo remains open until 10:30pm.  

The Louisville Zoo is conveniently located in the Highlands at 1100 Trevillian Way, between Newburg Road and Poplar Level Road.

The Louisville Highlands is a very desirable area of town, for many reasons.  The main artery is Bardstown Road, which boasts plenty of local shops and restaurants that attract people of all ages.  Cherokee Park and Seneca Park, as well as other parks, are focal points for outdoor activies, from golf to walking, running, hiking, and biking.  There is a great balance of coffee shops, farmers markets, and nightlife all to be had in this one area of town. Visit the Family Realty website to search for your new home in the Highlands today!

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A Terrific Week for Family Realty

Family Realty had a terrific week!  Between September 25 and October 1, Christopher Boehnlein was able to secure contracts on 4 homes for 3 sellers and 1 buyer!  This is the kind of hard work and dedication that Family Realty uses for all of their clients.  Visit the Family Realty website to get started on your home search today!

5001 Volney Ct - under contract, only 3 days on the market!  This lovely home is located in Fern Creek, which is conveniently located approx. 12 miles from downtown Louisville. 

3904 Barbour Manor Ct - under contract, less than 2 weeks on the market.  Located in Barbourmeade, this home sits on a cul-de-sac and is conveniently located to both Westport Village and The Paddock Shops for all of your shopping, dining, and entertainment needs.

10112 Thixton Ln - under contract.  This remodeled home outside of Fern Creek feels like you are in the country, but still just minutes from the city!

4614 S. 6th Street #8 - under contract.  This beautiful condo is located off Southern Parkway, just minutes from all the fun activities and dining that downtown Louisville has to offer. 

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