Highlands Louisville KY Real Estate


Map of the Highlands

  • The 2021 median home price in the Highlands is $350,000.
  • Average days on market is 45.
  • Average price per square foot is $208.

The Highlands of Louisville, KY might be one of the most diverse, eclectic and fascinating suburbs in the entire city.  It seems to have a personality all its own.  When driving into the Highlands neighborhood, you feel an immediate hipness, a sense of youth, trendiness and relaxation.  The Highlands comes across as all these things without even trying. 

The area known as The Highlands is located just southeast of downtown Louisville starting at the end of East Broadway to the north and extending south to the Watterson Expressway The Highlands follows Bardstown Road a length of 3.2 miles.
  
Highlands homes on Cherokee Rd in Louisville KYThe Highlands was originally nicknamed "New Hamburg" by its German residents. The streetcar line started extending down Bardstown Road in the late 1800’s and ran until 1947, which brought a boom of real estate development with it. This resulted in some of Louisville's most diverse residential architecture along the tree lined Highlands streets.  Ornate Victorian homes, Bungalows, Cotswold Cottage's and Craftsman styles are prevalent. Only minutes from downtown Louisville, KY The Highlands offers incredible convenience for those who work downtown or for students attending one of the many area schools. 

The median home price in the Highlands is around $350,000, about $208 per square foot; however, purchasing real estate in this area can be very pricey. For example, homes located on Cherokee Road are generally over the one million dollar mark.  Real estate in the Highlands can be some of the most expensive in the city.
 
Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park Louisville KYSome of Louisville’s most beautiful parks are located in the Highlands.  This small space houses Tyler ParkWillow ParkSeneca ParkDouglas Park and the gorgeous Cherokee Park. Cherokee Park, which encompasses 409 acres and opened in 1892 was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. His vision was to "Provide spaces where people can come together to create a stronger community".   The Scenic Loop around Cherokee Park is a very lovely stretch of road, of about 2.4 miles.  Residents from all around Louisville enjoy walking, riding, hiking and driving this loop. 
 
The Highlands also has a thriving nightlife.  There are probably more restaurants and bars located along the 3.2 miles of Bardstown Road than anywhere else in the city of Louisville.  Most restaurants along Bardstown Road offer al fresco dining, which is particularly entertaining due to all the pedestrians walking and shopping.  Some of the most popular people-watching venues are Molly Malone’sRamsi’s Cafe on the World, Cafe 360 and Heine Brothers Coffee, just to name a few.  O’Shea’s Irish Pub, Flanagan’s Ale House, Cumberland Brews and Wick’s Pizza Parlor and Pub are popular bars located in the Highlands. 
 
Bridge over Beargrass Creek Louisville KYThe Highlands is different from all other Louisville areas, and is proud of it.  There is a saying in Louisville, "Keep Louisville Weird", being different is really what the Highlands is all about.  The businesses all have their unique charm and the restaurants and bars have a different vibe to them than anywhere else in the city of Louisville.  The residents are also unique in their own way.  They are artists, athletes, hipsters, lawyers and doctors all with their own unique sense of style.  The Highlands is truly a one of a kind place to live.


Highlands Louisville, KY Real Estate listings are included above.  These homes for sale in the Highlands, a neighborhood just East of Louisville, Kentucky, are updated every day from the Louisville MLS.  If you have any questions about any of these homes for sale, just click the "Request More Information" button on any property detail page.  We'd love to answer any questions you have. 

       

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  Below are the Most Recent Listings in The Highlands

3 Properties
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,495
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1630105
MLS
**First Showings to be at Open House Sun. 2/5/23 (2-4pm)** Welcome to 2150 Sherwood Ave. You'll love this charming park side Highlands home. It has excellent curb appeal with a welcoming covered...
$300,000
Neighborhood: Commodore
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,527
Sq.Ft.
1929
Year Built
5
Days on Site
1629969
MLS
Here is your chance to own a piece of Louisville history! Built in 1929 The Commodore is an 11 story building listed on the National Register of Historic Places with On-site 24 hr. staff! Live in the...
$254,900
Neighborhood: Cherokee Terrace
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,927
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1630067
MLS
Welcome to Cherokee Terrace #3. This spacious, three bedroom condo in the heart of Louisville's iconic Highlands neighborhood offers large rooms with original hardwood floors and woodwork. The third...