The Woods

The Woods is a private residential community located in southeast Lexington. The community is accessible off Alumni Drive and consists of a central street, The Woods Lane, which ends in a cul de sac, as well as three side streets and cul de sacs, named Woodley Circle, Woodmont Drive, and Hunters Wood Lane. Homes in The Woods are larger single-family residences, with generously sized yards, carriage drives, and 18th-century Colonial-revival architecture. 

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Homes For Sale In The Woods | Southeast Lexington KY

Homes in The Woods display a variety of designs and layouts. Most range between 4000 and 5000 square feet in size, and lots are typically around 0.5 acres. However, some of the more stately units in this community are closer to 7000 square feet, providing a huge range of options for interiors layouts. Game rooms, bars, and formal dining rooms are all a possibility.

Interiors are immediately stunning, featuring tall entry foyers, hardwood floors, and stately-looking wood trim. The custom wood accents are a special highlight, and you'll marvel at the beautiful craftsmanship of the built-in shelving, wainscoting, and molding.

Other features that contribute to the old-world charm of these homes include stone fireplaces, carriage drives, and rear or side-entry garages.

The aesthetic of most homes in The Woods is based on either Georgian or Federal architectural styles. These styles typically incorporate a single central building, with side-facing gables, and a red-brick exterior. Other common characteristics include symmetrical sash windows, accented with white keystones; ornate or classically inspired entryways; and other Colonial-revival features from the 18th-century, like exterior window shutters and quoins.  

Dormer windows also add to the charm of these stately homes. 

Modern conveniences, like garages and extra storage space, modify the style somewhat, resulting in dynamic asymmetrical designs.

The relatively large lots also allow for pools and large decks on many of the properties. There are a total of 83 properties within The Woods subdivision.

The Woods Community & Area Information

The Woods subdivision is located approximately 5 miles or 10 minutes from central Downtown Lexington. The Woods occupies a desirable and convenient spot within the New Circle Road which runs around Lexington. 

Proximity to this circuit route means that residents of The Woods have easy access to the entire area around central Lexington. 

Area attractions in southeast Lexington include Malibu Jack's amusement park, The Arboretum Botanical Garden, Idle Hour Country Club, and the University of Kentucky. 

Communities around The Woods are Tabor Lake (to the east), Chinoe Creek Apartments (to the west), and Barrow Wood (to the northwest). West Hickman Creek runs by The Woods to the west, flowing south from large reservoirs to the north. 

Amenities Near The Woods, Lexington KY

The closest shopping to The Woods is Chinoe Center Mall. This plaza is home to a Kroger grocery store and pharmacy, a Starbucks, a pub, pizza place, Chinese restaurant, and Wild Thyme Cooking restaurant. 

A short distance east, across New Circle Road, is the Kentucky Medical Services Foundation, a hospital associated with the University of Kentucky. 

Slightly further afield, there are two large commercial areas to the west and east. To the east, centered on Mist Lake Plaza and distributed along US Highway 25, are many large stores including a Lowe's, Home Depot, and a Kroger. To the west is Fayette Mall, also near a Walmart and a Target. 

The Woods Area Schools

Students in and around The Woods are served by the Fayette County Public Schools district

Nearby schools include:

For more information about The Woods, please contact Turftown Properties online or call (859) 268-4663 or (888) 268-4664 today!

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