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The Kenwick neighborhood is bordered by Sherman Avenue, East Main Street, and Richmond Avenue.  Kenwick includes a variety of architecural styles.  The Bungalow is the primary property type; however, Colonial Revivals, Craftsmen, Tudor Revivals, and American Four Squares (including some Sears Four Squares) can also be found.  Most homes were built after 1920, but there are still some homes remaining from the mid-nineteenth century. 

Originally, Kenwick was a part of rural Fayette County and was included in the Ashland Estate.  Around 1837, the Clays sold the area that is now known as Kenwick and it became part of the Ellerslie Estate for nearly a century.  In 1819, the estate was purchased by Robert “Old Duke” Wickliffe.  Old Duke and his second wife

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Outstanding 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath home in Shadeland.  Beautiful decor with fine details and numerous amenities throughout this custom built (1992) residence with exceptional floor plan.  Inviting entry foyer, nice kitchen with island and adjoining breakfast room with vaulted ceiling, laundry room and spacious 1st floor master suite.  3 nice sized bedrooms and 2 full baths on the second level with rear staircase.  Incredible finished lower level with bedroom, full bath, rec room, den and a to die for home theater.  Enjoy the professionally landscaped grounds with irrigation system, fenced yard and dry stacked stone waterfall the width of rear yard from the large rear patio.  One of the nicest homes on the market today.  Don't miss this opportunity. 

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Woodland Park

 

The Woodland Park Neighborhood, also know as Aylesford, is south of downtown within the boundaries of Rose Street, Main Street, Euclid Avenue, and Clay Avenue and includes several small neighborhood associations.

 

The dominating feature of this neighborhood is, of course, Woodland Park.  The park itself is a 20 acre park that was bought from the estate of James Erwin, son-in-law of Henry Clay, in 1882.  Today, the park includes a swimming pool, a baseball field, playground, basketball courts, and picnic areas.  Also located in Woodland Park is the Woodland Skate Park, opened in 1999 with the purpose of providing a safe, controlled environment where skate enthusiast could enjoy their sport.  The facility is open year round and free

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Really nice brick split level home across from the Lansdowne Signature Club! Offers over 2400 square feet with 4 Bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, living room, dining room, great room, recently renovated kitchen, lower level rec room, nice rear deck overlooking private fenced yard. New furnace and a/c 2008, hardwood floors and much more. Great home in desirable location.  $269,000

Rick Queen 859-221-3616

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156_avawam_-_001_copy_800Exceptional brick 2-story home surrounded by 4 acres of woods and a view facing the golf course in Boones Trace. Beautiful decor and fine detail throughout. This better than new, move in ready home offers a dramatic 2 story foyer, formal living and dining rooms, butler's pantry, great room with custom stone fireplace and coffered 2 story ceiling, gourmet Kitchen with island, stainless appliances including double ovens, 5 burner gas cooktop, 1st floor bedroom with full bath, fabulous master suite with sitting area (fireplace), incredible master bath, custom walk-in closet. Lower level walk out features a rec room, home office or theater room, bedroom and full bath. Hardwood floors, extensive recessed lighting, tall ceilings, professionally landscaped and

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1173_indian_mound_-_001_3600_01The Chevy Chase neighborhood was developed from the late 1920's through the 1950's and centers around the intersection of East High Street, Euclid Avenue, and Fontaine Road.  The 400 block of Cochran Road is known as G.I. Row.  Development of this section of Chevy Chase began before World War II, but came to a halt during the war due to a ration on building materials.  After, the war, construction was completed after an agreement between the War Department and the builder was reached in which the building materials would be provided for free, but the homes could only be sold to returning G.I.'s.  The homes were completed in 1946. Homes in this neighborhood include a variety of architectural styles from Bungalows to Georgian's and many homes have been…
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Lots of square footage for the price! Peaceful setting with easy access to I-75 and the fabulous Legacy Trail. This immaculate home offers 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths , 1st and 2nd floor master bedrooms, wonderful open kitchen with beautiful extra tall cherry cabinetry , spacious great room, large mud room, and large deck off back of house. Master bath on 1st floor has a whirlpool tub, separate shower, double vanity and large walk in closet. This home has numerous updates - 9 ft. ceilings, extra can lighting, ceramic tile flooring in kitchen and baths, enlarged deck, upgraded carpet pad, 80 gallon water heater, and outside access door in garage.  $210,000

Julie Thornhill 859-806-5430

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Finally we have really good news for the farm market in the Bluegrass- yeah!  

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2011 saw an increase in the sales volume of farms in Fayette and the immediate surrounding counties of 24.7% from a sales volume of $65,136,546 in 2010 to $81,198,689 in 2011.   For farms that are 10 acres or  more the average selling price increased 10% from $543,808 to $597,668.  The sales numbers for November and December 2011 are even better.  Sales for Fayette and the immediate surrounding counties increased 26.8% in November and December 2011 over November and December 2010.  This was the best November and December for farm sales since 2004! 

The residential market for Lexington and the immediate surrounding counties is also seeing strength.  Third quarter sales are…
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The Hollywood Terrace subdivision was established in the early 1920's and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. The subdivision included over 300 homes, most built between 1923 and 1940. The bungalow is the neighborhood's primary architectural style., but several single story Arts and Crafts style cottages, American Four Squares, and some Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival styles can be found.

 

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Wonderful Southland home with lots of updates. Corner lot located on cul de sac. You will love the remodeled kitchen with beautiful built in cabinets, plenty of storage, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, new lighting and spacious island. Enjoy the large corner lot and great deck for entertaining. Home also has a full basement with built in bar, family room, bonus room and unfinished space great for storage. Come see all this home has to offer!  $179,000

Alison Wrenne 859-608-5066

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