Mount Sterling


Mt. Sterling is a vibrant town in Montgomery County with an incredible history. The downtown area will transport you to the 19th century with its historical architecture, but will bring you back to the present with the city’s modern amenities. Mt. Sterling real estate is broad and welcomes buyers in search of all types of properties. From low-maintenance, single-family homes, to large acreages and farmlands, Mt Sterling has what you’re looking for. This city will charm you with its astounding character and laid-back lifestyle.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $334K
Lowest Price $1.5K
Highest Price $2.2M
Total Listings 119
Avg. Days On Market 149
Avg. Price/SQFT $166

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Explore Mt. Sterling's Amazing Real Estate

There’s a wide variety of single-family homes for sale in Mt. Sterling on gorgeous properties shaded by mature trees. Mt. Sterling real estate in found across four wonderful, family-friendly neighborhoods: Crassy Lick/Judy, Stepstone/Ewington, Prewitt/Klondike, and city center.

Rancher and bungalow-style homes are common in Mt.Sterling and they typically have charming curb-appeal, with manicured gardens and lawns. Houses often have lovely window shutters and front porches, so you can drink your morning coffee in your outdoor living space.

Three bedroom and three bathroom homes are typical in Mt. Sterling, making them perfect for growing families. You can expect homes to have upgraded, eat-in kitchens with stainless-steel appliances and butler’s pantries.

Homes in Mt. Sterling often have gorgeous backyards that are made for entertaining. You can find homes with oversized decks that you can outfit with outdoor furniture and dining sets.

Acreages and farmlands are also common in the area. These fantastic properties oftentimes come with beautiful barns and tack rooms. The Mt. Sterling is known for equestrian competitions and activities, so estates sometimes have wonderful horse facilities where you can train championship thoroughbred colts right on your property.

Mt. Sterling also has a variety of condominiums for sale that are in stunning historic buildings. Condos have sun-drenched living spaces and substantial bedrooms, so you feel as though you’re living in a house, with the low-maintenance of a condo.

Mt. Sterling's Fantastic Community and History

One of the first developers in the area, Hugh Forbes, chose to name the city after an ancient burial mound called Little Mountain, and after the town of Stirling in Scotland. In 1792, the Kentucky Assembly passed an act that pronounced the area a township named Mt. Sterling, which is a misspelling of the intended name.

The city was originally a part of Kentucky’s thick wilderness, but developers cleared the land to build the city and farmland we see today.

Located in Montgomery County, Mt. Sterling is a vibrant, small town with tons of modern amenities. The city center attracts many visitors with its colourful, historic buildings that maintain their original 1800s architectural style. The downtown core will charm everyone and make you proud to live in such a historic city.

Downtown Mt. Sterling is packed with local boutique clothing stores and antique shops where you can find unique goods. There are also plenty of great restaurants in the downtown area that will impress any palate.

There are pizzerias that make exquisite wood-fired pizzas from scratch daily, so your food will always be fresh. These restaurants typically serve delicious soups and salads as well.

It’s easy to find American cuisine in the downtown area with plenty of top-quality restaurants serving your homestyle favorites. There are also restaurants that serve Sunday brunches that have a wide array of foods.

You can find tons of cafes where you can grab freshly brewed coffee and delicate pastries. Some cafes even offer catering services for whenever you’re throwing an event or dinner party.

Mt. Sterling is home to Ruth Hunt Candy Factory. Get behind the scenes at the factory to watch as staff make their famous “Blue Monday” pulled cream candy bars and their Woodford Reserve Bourbon Balls. You can buy all the candy treats you can dream of at their store!

Mt. Sterling also has an old-school drive-in theater—Judy Drive-in. Go here for a date night and watch a movie under the starlight.

You will fall in love with Mt. Sterling for the community’s character and charm. This is a fantastic place to buy a property and to grow a family.

You can contact Turftown Properties online or call (859) 268-4663 or (888) 268-4664 to learn more about how you can make Mount Sterling your home. We'll give you expert local advice and help you find the home of your dreams!

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