Danville homes are found in a friendly, historic little town ranked as one of the Top 100 Best Small Towns in America - and it’s easy to see why. Established in 1787, Danville encompasses about 15 square miles of beautiful countryside and historic buildings. The town is also conveniently located at the intersection of five major highways, on the Norfolk Southern Railway, and close to Danville-Boyle Airport. Danville homes range from multi-million dollar equestrian estates to affordable and charming heritage homes and modern houses with all of the most-wanted features and amenities.
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Danville Real Estate
Homes for sale in Danville, Kentucky reflect the rich history and heritage of the area. Wood floors, farm-style cabinets, fireplaces, and cozy breakfast or dining nooks are defining features within many of the homes in this area.
For those just entering the real estate market, or looking to downsize their current assets, homes in Danville offer a range of minimal-traditional, Cape Cod, or mid-century modern bungalows. These sub-1500 square foot homes often occupy generous yards with mature trees.
Mid-century homes in Danville tend to display brick or lapsiding on exterior elevations, with low-hipped roof lines and understated entryways. Other homes show more farmhouse-like styles, with clapboard and frame construction, exterior shutters, and wide porches with shed-like roofs.
Within the farmhouse aesthetic, both Prairie and Colonial influences can be found, along with some classic examples of American Foursquare archicture.
Moving into the middle of Danville's real estate market, prospective buyers will find homes in more Colonial, Georgian, or even Classical-revival designs. Many of these homes are pre-20th century and boast areas of over 3000 square feet.
Among Danville's largest and most luxurious homes, you're likely to see custom cabinetry, beautiful staircases, rich wood finishes on baseboards and crown molding, exotic marble, and colorful stained glass.
These homes usually occupy large, rolling lawns, and exteriors display prominent cornice returns, voussoir accents, French eclectic rooflines, and Palladian windows. Luxury homes in Danville will usually be above 5000 square feet in floor size.
Danville, Kentucky Area Information
Danville is located southeast of Lexington, Kentucky, where the outer Bluegrass area gives way to the southern plateaus. As such, hills define the landscape to the southwest, while on all sides the rolling green farmland of Kentucky abounds.
Residents in Nashville can make it to Lexington along Highway 27 in less than an hour. Other nearby communities include Nicholasville, Harrodsburg, Springfield, Lebanon, Standford, and Lancaster.
Around the city of Danville itself, the land is a mix of farms, residential areas, and some scattered low-density commercial zones.
Community Attractions in Danville, KY
The Danville area hosts some impressive attractions, like Danville Country Club, or the Old Bridge Golf Club further afield. Within Danville there's Millennium Park, with numerous sporting facilities, trails, and greenspaces. And to the northeast of Danville, the Dix River winds its way gently across the countryside.
The Danville towncenter is an award-winning location for historic preservation. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the following highlights:
Constitution Square Park - Where the decision was made for Kentucky to break away from Virginia in 1790.
Centre College - Home to the oldest campus west of the Apalachian Mountains.
Bourbon - Danville is a great place to start sampling Kentucky's legendary Bourbons.
Students in Danville are served by both the Danville and Boyle County school districts.
The former district operates Mary G. Hogsett Primary School, Edna L. Toliver Intermediate School, John W. Bate Middle School, and Danville High School, while the latter operates Woodlawn Elementary School, Junction City Elementary School, Perryville Elementary School, Boyle County Middle School, and Boyle County High School.
Danville is also home to the first state-funded school for the deaf, the Kentucky School for the Deaf.
The Danville area is also home to a number of private schools, colleges, and universities. For example, Centre College in Danville is a well-regarded, private liberal arts college.
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