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Lexington vs. Louisville Kentucky

If you’re relocating to Kentucky, deciding on where to live can be quite the challenge.

Although there are so many fantastic cities in the state, it’s common that homebuyers are tossed between Louisville and Lexington.

The cities are only 78 miles away from one another, but they both have differentiating qualities that make them completely unique.

So what’s the difference between Lexington and Louisville?

Kentucky Community Vibe

Community vibe is possibly one of the biggest differentiating factors between Lexington and Louisville. Each city offers a completely different lifestyle from the other.

First of all, Louisville is an urban center. With more than 600,000 people, the city is bustling with people.

It has a large downtown

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Andover, Lexington Kentucky

It’s impossible to deny that Lexington is an amazing place to live.

It has rolling fields of bluegrass, winding tree-lined streets, and spectacular sunrises.

But Lexington is also defined by its unique real estate. The homes in this city are absolutely stunning with traditional and colonial architecture.

They have gorgeous, red brick exteriors and charming shuttered windows that enchant every person who lays their eyes on them.

Everything that makes Lexington so great can be found in the picturesque community of Andover.

Located at the southeastern edge of the city, Andover epitomizes Kentucky living with its lazy tree-lined streets and large traditional homes.

There’s no better place to live than Andover!

Extraordinary Andover

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4 New Year's Resolutions for Your Lexington Home

A new year is a time for new beginnings. That means creating resolutions.

And New Year’s resolutions are all about changing old habits into productive ones.

So this year, make your resolutions about your home! If you focus on these four New Year’s resolutions for your Lexington home, you’re sure to create a happy and healthy lifestyle for you and your entire family.

Declutter Your Space

Since Marie Kondo’s book on tidying up became a #1 New York Times bestseller, de-cluttering your home is now a trend.

But this trend is definitely one you want to keep.

When your home is filled with clutter, it affects your well-being. You become stressed and anxious simply because your surroundings are in jumbles.

So this year, clean up your home

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harrodsburg, ky kentucky bourbon trail

Historic Harrodsburg, KY may be one of the oldest cities in the state, but it is anything but dull.

Tucked away in the picturesque hills of the Kentucky Bluegrass Region, this area is filled with unique historic treasures and small town charm.

You can find everything from a replica Civil War era fort and Shaker villages to authentic Kentucky fare and Bourbon. Americans from all over fall in love with Harrodsburg after one visit. We list of favorite things to do in Harrodsburg.

Bourbon Tasting at the Beaumont Inn

Thousands flock to Kentucky every year to travel the Bourbon Trail.

You don't have to visit a distillery however, to sample the best Bourbon this area has to offer. The Beaumont Inn is the state's oldest family operated B&B. Its

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 179 Bradley Lane, Lexington, KY

This is a very unique new listing. It is 6.67 acres located within urban service area of Lexington. The farm is at the end of Bradley Lane, almost across the street from Masterson Park- a city park with lots of riding areas, multiple dressage rings, a hunter ring, cross country courses, dog park, soccer complex, and a great place to unwind. The farm has heavily treed boundaries and feels like you are in the country- yet you are only 4 miles from the corner of Main and Broadway!

Fayette County now has 40 acre minimum acreage sizes. There are some 10 acre farms in Fayette County that grandfathered in about 20 years ago. Under current Fayette County rules you are not allowed to build more than one house

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4 ways to experience downtown lexington, ky

Lexington, Kentucky is famous for its horses and its university.

But did you know there's so much to do in this vibrant city?

From historic buildings to fine-dining restaurants, scenic parks to premier sporting events, you can do it all in Lexington and most can be accomplished on foot.

We offer four different ways to experience Lexington, KY depending on your lifestyle or mood.

Lexington for Students

With the University of Kentucky in town, there’s an active student body living in the city. Luckily, it’s easy to discover Lexington on a budget.

Third Street Stuff & Coffee is a popular hangout and study venue for students with an artsy atmosphere and delicious sandwiches. Other cheap eats can be found at Bourbon n' Toulouse for Cajun

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The Kentucky Horse presents its 26th annual Festival of Lights nightly from 5:30-10:00 from November 29-December 31, 2019. It is great fun for the entire family. You drive throughout the Horse Park meandering among the dazzling display of lighted Christmas stories brought to life by cartoon characters in silly poses, all done with a slightly horsey twist. At the end of the show there is a huge craft show area, petting zoo, pony rides, children's train ride, pictures with Santa Claus, and access to the Horse Park Museum. 

Enjoy your visit.

Hill Parker

Turf Town Properties



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Posted by Hill Parker on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 9:30am.

Tips for Selling Your Kentucky Horse FarmHas your Kentucky horse farm or property been on the market for a while and you just don't understand why it's not selling? Don't worry, there's a good selection of farm buyers out there and we've got tips for sellers to ensure a quick and lucrative sale. Selling your horse farm is not as simple as selling a single-family home and there's a lot more that goes into the sale of a property. Keep reading to learn why your farm might not be selling and how you can easily fix it.


Lack of Maintenance

The most obvious reason your horse farm in Kentucky might not be selling is maintenance. Is the paint old and chipping? Is your barn a disaster? Spend a decent amount of time

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Posted by Hill Parker on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 1:02pm.

Staging Your Kentucky Horse FarmThere are thousands of articles across the internet explaining how to carefully stage your home, but what about horse farms? Selling your Kentucky property may seem like a daunting and stressful task, but with these tips, your Kentucky horse farm will surely sell quickly. And with one of our agents to help you every step of the way, you can focus on what's really important – taking care of your horses!

The Formal Room: Pastures

Try to remember that the pasture closest to your home is similar to showing your formal dining room or living room. It may not be the most used room in your house or the most used acre on your farm, but if it's not set up beautifully, it can become a

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2 Kentucky Horse Farms For SaleWith so many properties to choose from in Kentucky, it's hard to know which farms to look at and which lots will meet your needs. Currently, we have 2 properties that we don't want you to miss. One is located in charming Georgetown and the other is situated in beautiful Paris, KY.


The first property we'd like to highlight is in the heart of Georgetown and offers over 49 acres of land. With stunning rolling hills, two water reclamation ponds, four barns, 49 stalls and two beautiful residences, this property leaves little to be desired.

Entering the property, you'll be greeted by a long tree-lined driveway. It's incredibly picturesque. At the top of the driveway, you'll find an elegant residence, both an indoor and outdoor arena with GGT

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