This area was first known as Sand Hill in the late 18th century. This small town along the Ohio River was incorporated as city in 1974. Estimated population for 2014 was around 5,000. This small town has quite a bit to offer! 5 star hotels, 4 star restaurants, many parks and even a pond to go fishing!
The median age for Prospect is mid 3o’s to late 40’s.
Ranked #3 for Safest Cities for Families with young children.
Income taxes are 5.80 %.
Family median Income ism 147,000.
One of the major attractions for this small town is a place called Paint and sip. Your place to paint, sip and create! Located in Norton Commons, we offer a variety of arts and crafts classes…beyond just canvas! Gather your friends, pick a beautiful art project from our class calendar, add a drink or two from our bar, and you have the recipe for the perfect night out! (Excerpt from Paint and Sip) Rita Yussman a local award-winning artist for her work on Kentucky Derby posters teaches a class at a Paint and Sip shop, from the reviews it’s an excellent place to share with a loved one or some friends.
COWLEY PARK: A two-acre park with a traditional gazebo that can be reserved for family activities, Community celebrations such as 4th of July festivals and summer music fests. Prospect is also big on keeping families safe. They offer a program called “House Watch”, if you go out of town you can request to have police patrol your home. An extra piece of mind to any homeowner. Prospect has one of the highest ranked elementary schools in the area. The reviews rave of how dedicated and positive the staff are at the school. Goshen at Hillcrest Elementary is ranked with 10 stars!! There are several sub divisions in Prospect that have beautiful homes, several sub-divisions, to be exact 10 different neighborhoods. Part of Prospect Kentucky is Oldham County, which has great schools and tax benefits. The other half is Jefferson County, with social and political benefits.
Pros of living in Prospect Kentucky
The Cost of Living
Arts and Culture
Attractive historic district
Bert says: “It has a prosperous river town character with a distinct southern accent.”
After doing research on this small town, it seems to have some friendliness and good down home country feel. Great school systems and a good employment rate.
If you are looking for a small town with a big town feel, Prospect Kentucky is the place to be!! A good place for the kids to go to school, dad to go fishing and family fun!! Close to the Big City of Louisville with the small town feel. Prospect Kentucky may be just what you’re looking for to purchase your next home. Family living and prosperous. Let us show you some of the beautiful homes this little town has to offer! Give us a call to schedule a showing today!
Living is easy in this charismatic 3BR/2BA A Frame home with Bahamas Cedar Shutters. Wait until you see the outdoor living space on its 6.5 acres! Enter the home from the covered porch through a custom door with sidelights to find an abundance of light through the wall of windows. The living room has beamed ceilings, built in shelving for entertainment center and a wood- burning stove. Picture friends sitting around the breakfast bar visiting as you prepare meals on the extensive countertops. Off the kitchen a glass paned door will lead you to the dining area with dentil molding, recessed lighting and columns that separate the area from the family room.
You can spend hours watching movies with the surround sound that extends to the master bedroom in front of the custom designed stone wood fireplace embraced by built-in shelving. Enjoy reading a book in the sitting room that greets you as you enter the master bedroom. Hardwood floors, built-in shelving and cabinets, His & Her walk-in closets with built-in shelving, a wood-burning stove, dentil molding, a private entrance from outside, as well as many oversized windows are just some of the features that will draw you into comfort. There are an additional two bedrooms upstairs with built-in shelving in one of the rooms. The hall bathroom has patterned tile, dual showerheads, recessed lighting along with a dressing room. The charisma extends from the family room through the French doors to the 18X20 covered two-tiered deck with ceiling fans and electrical outlets where you will have ample room to entertain your friends and family. Off the deck you can follow the patterned brick patio to a Gazebo. Appreciate the serene views and peaceful feeling as you unwind from a busy day and enjoy a cold beverage. The fire pit does not remain with the property. Beautiful Wisteria grows around the arbor that leads you to an oversized 10ft ceiling 2-car garage that has an efficiency apartment. You will find a wood-burning stove, full bath, full kitchen with a double farm sink, and recessed lighting. French doors will lead you to a covered deck with 2 ceiling fans where you can watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets. In addition, you will find a horse barn with 4 stalls, Tack room, 3 kennels and an additional 2-car garage with French doors on each side. A dual fuel furnace in the main house and a covered carport are a couple more amenities of the home. We invite you to country living conveniently located just minutes from the Gene Snyder, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Upgraded $15,000 landscaping in Fall of 2015. Heated, electric, water with drain three-dog kennel with cedar exterior. Sound system you have got to hear. FIELD & STREAM lovers will love this property!
Patio Home Style condo in Coach Gate. Great curb appeal-25 park-like areas including a lake and creek to enjoy. Unique in that it has 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths. The style of this unit is somewhat like a raised ranch as all living spaces are above grade. As you enter the foyer you go up a small set of steps to the main living area. The large formal living area has numerous floor to ceiling windows; allowing beautiful, natural sunlight to flood the space. The kitchen has nice cabinetry and a pantry. At the end of the kitchen is a wonderful casual dining area where you can enjoy your meals looking out the windows and taking in nature. Just off the dining area is the family room/den with a fireplace flanked by built-ins.
Just outside the sliding glass doors of the family room is a private patio area for parties, pets, grilling out, etc…The master bedroom is really nice size and features a walk in closet. The master bath has a double vanity and a shower/tub combo. The other two bedrooms are nice sized and can easily fit large bedroom furniture. There is another full bath for your guests on the main level. In the lower level you will find that third bedroom, another full bath, a space great for a home office or craft room and the laundry room. Access to the large 2-1/2 car garage and loads of storage space is located on this level too. Secure buildings and security systems for your peace of mind. Coach Gate offers many amenities and has a very stable Homeowners Association. A wonderful clubhouse, pool and tennis courts to name a few. Your new home is waiting.
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This waterfront property positioned at Guist Creek Lake offers a serene environment with its gorgeous views of nature. Spend time sitting on the private boat dock passing the time fishing.
Enter the immaculately kept 3BR/2BA brick home through a custom designed door. The spacious eat-in kitchen celebrates the heart of the home with an abundance of custom designed cabinets and pantry. You will love celebrating holidays in the festive ambience of the dining room that highlights an incredible view of trees through its French Doors. The finished walkout basement hosts a family room and office space. There is a detached workshop with compressor and 220 volt service that will most definitely put a smile on that handyman’s face. You can spend hours on the extended balcony deck reading a book or enjoying a cold beverage with friends. Features of this one of a kind home include all new windows, 95% efficient furnace, dual heat, heat pump, thermostat that monitors both indoor and outdoor air temperature, gutter guards, an outbuilding, and fully fence yard. This property screams PRIVACY and BEAUTY! Words cannot properly describe the many features this property offers, so schedule your private showing today so we can “show off” this wonderful home!
Fully renovated 3rd floor Condo in the Highlands. Near to shopping, entertainment and so much more for this happening area. Kitchen features custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances and white quartz countertops. This unit has in unit laundry which was just added. Both the master and main bathroom have been completely remodeled as well. Sit in the mornings on the covered tiled balcony and enjoy your favorite morning beverage. If you want part of the Highlands without the maintenance of a yard, then look no further. Make your appointment today. For more information on homes in this area, click here.
Living is easy in this impressive 4BR/3.5BA home in the sought out Persimmon Ridge community that overlooks the 2nd fairway of the Persimmon Ridge Golf Course. Magnificent sunrise and sunset views await you! Enter through the custom designed front door, with its side lights, into the 2 story entry foyer and immediately be captured by the dramatic double height great room and abundance of sunlight. You will be amazed by the precision to detail in the crown molding, wainscoting, recessed lighting, built-in niches, oversized windows and architecture of the home. The great room boasts a gas fireplace with a custom designed built-in space for a television.
The formal dining room with its columns on each side of the arched doorway, along with the intricate wainscoting and crown molding, will absolutely create a festive ambiance while celebrating holidays. The eat-in kitchen is the perfect place to prepare gourmet meals. Picture friends sitting at the breakfast bar and visiting as you prepare meals on the Quartz countertops using all GE Profile appliances including a GE Profile Advantium Convection Oven. The custom designed cabinets and drawers provide more than ample storage space. The covered porch off the kitchen has a ceiling fan and will surely provide peaceful moments in one’s busy day. The large laundry room comes with built-in cabinets with a hanging rod and utility sink. The first floor master bedroom is a sanctuary in itself. Enjoy hours of reading in the sitting area under a vaulted ceiling. The bedroom has double trey ceilings with crown molding that flows into the master bathroom. The ensuite has a cathedral ceiling, shower, raised double sink vanity; custom designed master closet and a jetted garden tub to enjoy baths.
The landing of the stairs leading to the 2nd level has a Palladium window. The stair runner has a matching area rug that can be used in the great room. The catwalk leading to the bedrooms overlooks the great room. One of the three bedrooms on the 2nd level has a built-in desk with shelving and double closets. The second bedroom has a walk-in closet and opens into the upstairs bathroom. The third bedroom has a built-in window seat with storage and double closets. A large bonus room with a built-in window seat and built-in entertainment center is used as a common area. The upstairs bathroom has a double sink vanity and provides separate access to the shower/bathtub area.
The size of the finished portion of the basement is incredible with 9ft ceilings, decorative columns and recessed lighting. The gas fireplace has built-in cabinets and shelving on each side. Your entertainment needs will totally be met with the built-in projection television, built-in surround sound and 100″ screen. You need only walk across the room to the built-in bar for refreshments. There is a bar sink and custom designed cabinets/drawers. You will also find an additional full bathroom. The large unfinished storage area in the basement can be completed later into additional living space. This immaculately kept home has 2 HVAC systems, irrigation system that also supplies water to potted flowers and plants, a humidifier attached to the furnace and many additional upgrades and features. Just minutes from the interstate, shopping and restaurants, come visit and see for yourself. Schedule your private showing TODAY and experience the serene setting this home offers. Call Gary: 502-376-0374 to schedule a showing! For more information on homes in this area, click here.