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Woods of Landis Lakes Subdivision

The Woods of Landis Lakes is a beautiful, sought after residential community in eastern Jefferson County.   Established in 2001, the neighborhood is located near the intersection of English Station Road and Shelbyville Road.  The Landis Lakes Recreation Association encompases Landis Lakes, The Woods of Landis Lakes, and Academy Ridge, and maintains a Jr OIlymipc size pool and clubhouse for these communities to utilize.

Many homes in this area feature modern amenities such as vaulted ceilings, open floor plans, spacious master suites, and large lots with beautiful trees.  In addition, the neighborhood is close to the Gene Snyder Freeway, providing easy access to anywhere in the city in mere minutes! 

Currently, Family Realty has a fabulous home for sale at 802 Inspiration Way. Priced at just $359,000, this 4 bed/3.5 bath home is a steal compared to other homes in this neighborhood!   This home was made for entertaining - the open kitchen flows into the living room and then outside to the patio and fenced in yard.  Mud room with laundry is located off the garage.  Spacious master suite on first floor.  Large bedrooms with ample closet space on second floor.  Mostly finished basement provides additional great room for entertaining with a wet bar, plus another finished office/bedroom and bath, and still more room for a playroom.  Contact Family Realty to schedule your showing today!

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Oh the weather outside...

The weather outside is freezing!  And if you look closely, you will also see SNOW!   Well, at least some snow flurries.  And while we aren't expecting a major snowfall just yet, it's still a good reminder to be prepared.

To prevent plumbing freezes, drain all outside water hoses, and insulate any exposed water pipes.  Know where your emergency water shut off valve is located.  Leave a faucet dripping when the temperatures are below freezing to ensure your pipes don't freeze.  And if you are going out of town for the holidays, be sure to leave your heat on and set to at least 55 degrees.

Go ahead and buy a snow shovel, salt for the sidewalk and driveway, and scrapers for your car.  You don't want to be caught without, and once a big snow actually hits, these items can sell out quickly.

Read our earlier post regarding servicing your furnace for winter.  And if you use your fireplace, call the chimney sweep to clean the soot and creosote and check the damper. Store firewood in a dry place, away from the exterior of your home.

Always be prepared!  Have an emergency kit available with candles and matches, or laterns, battery back ups for electronics, blankets, first aid kit, and water and non-perishable foods in the event of a power outage.

Stay warm and safe!  And if you need something to do while hanging out inside during the cold weather, search for homes at Family Realty!

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Lights Under Louisville

Load up the kids in the family truckster and head to Louisville Mega Cavern for a one of a kind holiday light show!  Lights Under Louisville is the world's only fully underground, drive through Christmas light show.   Drive through 1.2 miles of underground passages to view the 850 lighted characters, equaling over 2 million points of light.  It is spectacular!  

The drive lasts approximately 30 minutes and runs 7 days a week through December 31st. Hours are Mon-Fri from 6-10p and Sat-Sun from 5-10pm.  Prices start at $30 per car (cash or check only) and increase depending on vehicle type (passenger van, limo, bus).  You can save $5 per car Mon-Thur - visit the Lights Under Louisville website or your local Wendy's for a coupon.  Arrive early to ensure you don't have to wait for your view of all the lights!

Louisville Mega Cavern is located at 1841 Taylor Avenue, Louisville KY 40213.  It is a man-made cavern spanning 17 miles of underground.  In addition to the lights at Christmas, the cavern also features zip lines, an aerial ropes course, bike park, a tram tour, storage warehouse, and they can even host special events.  When heading out to see the lights, take a detour through nearby historic Audubon Park to view the beautiful homes decorated for the holidays.  The entrances are marked by stone gateways and the area is known for straight, tree-lined streets and 6 small neighborhood parks.  Find a home for sale that you like?  Contact Family Realty to speak with a realtor and schedule a showing!

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Now Showing - A Christmas Carol

It wouldn't be the holiday season without seeing A Christmas Carol!  Based on the famous book written in 1843 by Charles Dickens, the play has been performed at Actor's Theatre for over 40 years.

The play is set in London, featuring Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser that very much disikes anyone or anything, especially Christmas.  He only cares about money, and only allows his employee, Bob Cratchit, one day off for the holiday, even though Cratchit's son, Tiny Tim, is seriously ill.  On Christmas Eve, the 7th anniversary of his business partner, Jacob Marley's, death, Scrooge is visited by his ghost.  Marley was just as miserly as Scrooge, and speaks of 3 spirits that will visit Scrooge to show him the error in the miserable way he has lived, in hopes that he can change before it is too late. Scrooge is then visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come in a story of redemption and learning the true meaning and spirit of Christmas.

During this season's performances, the main characters will be portrayed by the following actors:   

  • Scrooge:  William McNulty
  • Marley: Jason Martin
  • Cratchit:  James Seol
  • Tiny Tim: Austin Ramirez

The play runs through December 23rd, and is recommended for ages 5 and up.  Don't miss this spectacular adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel!

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802 Inspiration Way - Open Sunday! Great Price - $369,500

Visit this fabulous home in Landis Lakes at 802 Inspiration Way on Sunday, December 4!  The price has been reduced to $369,500, and it is a must see!  There are 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and neutral paint throughout, making this home move-in ready for your family.  

The spacious kitchen features many cabinets, an island with breakfast bar, and a desk/planning area.  The kitchen flows into the bright and airy family room, which also provides access to the back patio.

First floor features the master suite with his/her walk in closets, large bath with whirlpool tub, separate shower, and dual sink vanity.  There is also a mud room and laundry off the garage entry.

Second floor features 3 spacious bedrooms with large closets, a full bath, and bonus open area.   Basement is mostly finished with a great room, wet bar, and additional room that can be used as a bedroom or office, and another full bath.  Backyard is fully fenced.

Visit us on Sunday from 2-4pm.  Click here to search for other homes for sale in the Landis Lakes/Lake Forest area.

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