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Lexington NEIGHBORHOODS

Whether you’ve spent a lifetime in Lexington or you are thinking about relocating, our team of real estate experts can help you with buying or selling your home. From a recent college graduate to a retiring empty-nester, Lexington offers diverse housing options to help you find the home of your dreams. The team at United Real Estate – Lexington will work with your housing that matches your needs, wherever it may be located. Here are a few areas we specialize in:

Wilmore KY

Featuring everything from starter homes to dream homes, Wilmore offers lots of small town charm. Located near the Kentucky River and the limestone formations of the Kentucky River Palisades; Wilmore offers breathtaking views.  A turn-of-the century village located on the Norfolk Southern Railway Line, the town was influenced by Asbury University and established in 1890. With a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places, the turn-of-the-century downtown features architecture from the 1890s. The history of Wilmore is encapsulated in its buildings and homes.

Nicholasville KY

Serving as a residential area for Lexington-area commuters and as an employment and shopping center for central Kentucky, many people enjoy the welcoming nature of Nicholasville. Positioned in the heart of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, Nicholasville offers economical and luxury housing options. Historic and luxury homes can be found in the heart of the city; for those looking for larger lots, many options exist just outside of the city.

Glendover/Tahoma Terrace

Superior schools, walk with your kids in the mornings alongside your favorite neighbors! Shopping is supreme; many say, “SOUTHLAND DRIVE”, “just a stone’s throw away”, and “has it ALL”.  Farmers market, local restaurants, Healing Arts, Co-Op Grocery, bike and music stores, banks, EVERYTHING within walking distance, including UK campus! This is a premiere inside New Circle Road location, covering both 40502 and 40503 zips.  South Lexington corridor, larger lots, wider streets, lovely trees and walks, and THE ARBORETUM! Properties in GLENDOVER sell quickly and meet and exceed PVA values.  Plenty of large homes in this area!

Kenwick

The #1 selling neighborhood in LEXINGTON, with the largest increase in value over the last 15 years.  Desired and improved by current owners who LOVE LOVE LOVE this area!  Older homes with charm, solid structures, and lots of bungalows.  This location is so close to downtown; you can walk to Rupp Arena!  Boasting friendly owners take pride in block parties, garden tours, walks to the gyms, restaurants, boutiques.  Kenwick, #1 for a reason!

Versailles

This small, storybook community holds a sense of family and spirit.  The charming and inviting town features national historic landmarks including the Woodford Reserve Distillery, Jack Jouett House, home of Paul Revere in the South, Bluegrass Railroad Museum, and The Irish Acres Gallery of Antiques. Versailles is just minutes away from Keeneland Race Course, Bluegrass Airport, and Lexington.  This small, cozy town is settled in the heart of thoroughbred farms and is home to many Kentucky Derby Winners.  Enjoy the feel of peace and serenity along the country roads of Midway where you will see stone fences, horses, beautiful lush countryside, and dine at local restaurants.  Versailles is a jewel to behold, creating a sense of belonging and comfort in your home every day!

Masterson Station and Bryan Station Area

In this area you will definitely get more home for your money, have a wide range of house sizes and layouts, large lot sizes with mature trees!  This location is close to the Interstate, within minutes of Hamburg shopping and dining, and close to downtown Lexington.  Many of the schools offer great programs such as the arts program, IT Program, and Spanish Immersion program.  Enjoy a more quiet side of town with little traffic or congestion.  Several of the neighborhoods have nice parks for younger children and families.  This relaxed side of town is close proximity to the Kentucky Horse Park and several horse farms!

North-End

The north-end of Lexington provides close and easy access to I-75/I-64, The Kentucky Horse Park, BCTC’s Newtown Campus, University of Kentucky’s Research Farm, Coldstream, along with Whitaker Bank Stadium, home of the Lexington Legends.  The north-side features a variety of neighborhoods ranging from a gated golf course community, Griffin Gate, to a redeveloped area, The Arbors.  Closer to BCTC and Lexmark, are newly constructed neighborhoods such as Masterson Station and Kearny Ridge; both locations are near the interstate, making it a convenient drive to Georgetown and Toyota.   This side of town also features older, well-established neighborhoods located between the I-75 and New Circle Road, Elkhorn Park, and Eastland. Enjoy scenic drives as there are plenty of nearby horse farms.  A variety of individuals, ranging from young families buying their first homes to retirees residing in larger older homes, choose this side of town for many of its amazing features.  The north-end also offers a warehouse redeveloped into lofts, accessible to downtown.

Georgetown

Georgetown is one of the fastest growing communities in the state!  Scott County schools are ranked amongst the highest in tests scores; academically and athletically, Scott County schools are highly recognized in the state!  This great location is close to Lexington, Hamburg, and Frankfort via the interstate, with little traiffc.  With Exit 127 opening, more shopping and restaurants have popped up in the region!   Georgetown offers a wide range of neighborhoods suitable for all types-- families, retirees, and young couples. Cherry Blossom is golf course community, home to many families and retirees, with homes ranging from 300-750K.  Canewood offers homes for all income types, with homes ranging from 130K-500K whereas Victorian Estates is a more secluded neighborhood, with large wooded lots closer to Frankfort.  With Toyota located here, Georgetown is rapidly expanding, featuring some of the top schools and plenty of shopping and dining!

Paris

Paris is a small friendly community with plenty of beautiful horse farms.  It is close to Lexington and is home to several smaller neighborhoods that might attract younger families and first time buyers.  Highlands (Old Post Road area), Brookstone, and Broadview (Castle Blvd.) are some of the smaller more cozy neighborhoods while Bedford Acres, Bourbon Acres, and Southern Hills are old more mature neighborhoods.  Houston Oaks Golf Course (Cross Creek Drive) is a golf course community in the region.

Winchester

Winchester, where hills rolls away to the east and become imposing mountains.  This area is home to the Bluegrass Heritage Museum, Winchester Opera House, driving tours-Civil War, Stone Fence and cemetery.  This is a beautiful scenic town where many can enjoy bicycle, canoe, and kayak trails, views of Kentucky River, and nature preserve Civil War Fort at Boonesboro. Winchester is a historic town and a wonderful place to dine, offering over 30 restaurants, bistros and cafes.  This is a great small family town with the high school being newly built and a Bluegrass Community and Technical College branch in this town.  Royal Oaks and The Ridings are some neighborhoods that have the closest proximity to the most desirable parts of town.  Paris also offers more rural, 5-10 acre homes, for those desiring to be outside of town.

Hamburg Area

Originally a horse farm, Hamburg is one of the largest shopping centers in Central Kentucky, only a 6 mile drive from downtown Lexington, and is home to one of the most family oriented subdivisions, Still Meadow.  People move to Hamburg to experience a friendly neighborhood experience; a lively neighborhood where you see kids playing outside, lemonade stands, people walking dogs, residents jog to nearby Jacobson Park, and school bus stops on street corners.  Richmond Road and Hamburg shops provide bountiful shopping and restaurants, easy access to the interstate and downtown.  Hamburg also has 160 acres of office space for featuring banks, medical buildings, and professional services. Tuscany, West Wind, The Shetlands, Liberty Woods, and Gleneagles are some of the largest neighborhoods.