Glenview, KY (40025) is one of the key luxury home niches in Jefferson County. Louisville Business First ranks Glenview the wealthiest zip code in Louisville -- with Prospect (40059), the Lake Forest area (40245), Fisherville (40023) and Goshen (40026) on its heels. Most homes in the area are around the $450,000 to $1 million range, but this wealthy swatch of land has over 100 properties topping $2 Million – some as high as $4 million. People gravitate to Glenview not so much for big barn horse farms or impressive homes on small lots, but for nice homes on sizable lots amid pastoral landscapes – just 14 minutes from downtown.
Glenview is a distinguished place of character. You can see the legacies of prominent architects like Frederick Law Olmsted, W. Arrasmith, J.B. Hutchings, Marian Coffin and W. J. Dodd left behind. Historic estates from the 1930s and modern custom homes dot the landscape, surrounded by antique picket fences, wrought iron signage, stone pillars and four-board horse fencing.
Many of the most prominent estates (of the Glenview Avenue Corridor) line scenic bluffs with views of the Ohio River or are tucked back from narrow roads on large forested lots. River Road Corridor homes offer yacht club condo living in a place called Harbortown, as well as winding riverside estates with views of meadows and horse pastures. Historic properties can be found down the Lime Kiln Lane Corridor. Newer homes can be found along Glen Bluff Road. Buyers looking to move into a newer subdivision can find a spot in Glenview Springs off Lime Kiln Lane starting in the $120s.
Glenview, Kentucky offers quiet living within 21 minutes of all the best attractions in Louisville, including: Louisville Waterfront Park, Slugger Field, Mall St Matthews shopping, Kentucky Peerless Distilling, the zoo, Churchill Downs and the Mega Caverns. The Locust Grove Historic Site and Brownsboro Road shops and restaurants are just five minutes away.
Louisville’s robust economy is highly accessible to people living in the 40025 zip code. Many Glenview homeowners work in the Norton Health Care system or at one of the other many hospitals providing 24,000 local jobs within a 20-minute commute. Top executives from UPS, Ford Motor Company, General Electric, Kroger and YUM! Brands also call Glenview home.
Glenview families send their children to award-winning Jefferson County schools. Dunn Elementary was recently honored with the Mayor's Top Apple Award for reading achievement and consistently ranks among the top 95 percent of JCPS elementary schools. Kammerer Middle offers advanced placement programming and over 35 co-curricular activities. Ballard High is competitive in all Kentucky High School Athletic Association sports, has an award-winning marching band, and exceeds state and national averages for SAT and ACT scores.
Buyers looking to make a move from outside the area will find a “humid subtropical” climate with four seasons in Glenview, Kentucky. Warmer months run from May through September, with 195 sunny days per year. Cooler temperatures generally hit from November through February with about 17 inches of measurable snowfall, which is less than half the US average. July temperatures range from 69 to 88 and January temperatures fall between 25 and 41 degrees.
Find your dream home in Glenview, KY with licensed Lenihan Sotheby International Realty agent Greg Fleischaker. He offers more than a decade of experience in helping buyers pick up elite properties in Louisville’s East End. His marketing expertise puts all the latest technology to use for sellers looking to part with their Glenview estates in a timely manner. Though most of his business comes from referrals of satisfied clients, he is happy to answer any questions you may have about buying or selling Glenview, KY real estate.