Check out the new Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky
Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

The new Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

Lexington is a happening place with some exciting new entertainment districts growing and thriving. Three major ones are the Pepper Distillery complex, Jefferson Street, and the National and Walton Avenue area. The latter is now known as Warehouse Block and features restaurants, gyms, a hair salon, jeweler, and much more. (Read my earlier blogs about specific businesses including Breakout Games and a Jeweler, Baker, and a Trumpeter.) The new Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky is just the latest business to open up in this fast-growing dining and shopping district.

Designed to be a neighborhood hangout, the restaurant and bar seats a total of 130 people. Diners and drinkers can sit inside or on the patio or rooftop. The location at the corner of National Avenue and Walton Avenue used to be a drivethru liquor store. The new owners of the building added garage doors on one side that can be opened. The 2400 square foot establishment serves American Fusion lunch and dinner, The bar offers craft beers, cocktails, and signature drinks.

The garage doors will be opened during good weather at Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

The garage doors will be opened during good weather at Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating at the new Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

View from the top deck at Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky

If you lived near Locals Bar & Restaurant in Lexington Ky, you would be able to walk to it and other eateries, as well as the the plethora of independent small businesses in Warehouse Block. This area is expected to continue to grow with more new businesses planned in the future. Located on the edge of downtown the district will be further benefited from the nearby Midland Development project. Residents who live nearby have quick access into downtown via Richmond Road (which turns into Main Street) or Winchester/Midland Roads, which connect to Main Street. Commuters going east on Winchester Road can link to New Circle Road (our beltway encircling town) and a few miles further can find the north-south I-75 entrance ramps.

Homes for sale within a half mile of Warehouse Block range from brand new townhouses to, typically, 100-year old bungalows. Neighborhoods to explore within walking distance include Bell Court, Kenwick, and Downtown.

 

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!

Equestrian View Neighborhood in Lexington Ky

equestrian view neighborhood lexington ky
equestrian view neighborhood lexington ky

The Equestrian View neighborhood in Lexington Ky. The new William Wells Brown Elementary School is in the upper right.

You don’t too often find a neighborhood with new homes, great location– AND is affordable!

The Equestrian View neighborhood in Lexington Ky consists of over 100 very affordable homes in the historic East End of Lexington. These energy efficient homes range from 1000 to 2000 square feet and are perfect for first time home buyers. Current new homes for sale range in price from $110,000 to $129,000 and there is assistance available from the Lexington Housing Authority. Children who live in Equestrian View can walk to the new William Wells Elementary School. This $15 million school serves about 400 school children and features a community center, full size gym, and a kitchen classroom. The state-of-the-art facility was designed to serve children during the day, and adults in the evenings by way of the community center.

Residents who work downtown will marvel at the convenience of living in Equestrian View. The intersection of Walton & Winchester Roads, The Lexington Herald Leader building, and Main Street are all a very short walk from the neighborhood. In fact, all of  these places are less than a half mile from the subdivision entrance. Equestrian View is in the 40508 zip code and includes some or all of Shropshire, Race Street, Julia Way, Cunningham Lane, and Nelson Avenue.

There are seven brand new homes currently for sale in the Equestrian View neighborhood in Lexington Ky. All have garages, some are two-stories and some are ranches.

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!

Ashland Park Neighborhood in Lexington Ky

homes for sale in ashland park lexington ky

homes for sale in ashland park lexington ky

Are you looking for homes for sale in the Ashland Park Neighborhood in Lexington Ky?

Ashland Park is one of Lexington’s best-known neighborhoods. It is located about 1.5 miles from the city center and is one of the top ten most expensive neighborhoods in Lexington Ky.

Ashland Park is a 600-acre neighborhood designed in the early 1900s by the Olmstead Brothers, who also designed many famous parks and roadways. Much emphasis was given to landscaping, curving roads, and shade trees. A cornerstone of the park is Henry Clay’s estate of the same name, which sits in the northeast corner of the neighborhood. The Henry Clay Estate consists of an 18-room mansion built in 1857 on 20-acres of parkland. The grounds, which include a walled garden, are open to the public and are the site of events such as croquet and classic card shows. The mansion is open for tours and has a cafe open for lunch in the warmer months.

The entire neighborhood of Ashland Park which includes apartments, condos, as well as fine homes is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The neighborhood is roughly bound by Ashland Avenue, East Main Street, Richmond Road, and Fontaine Road and is in zip code 40502. Ashland Park is well-known and considered the home of “old money” residents. However, new money residents of Ashland Park have included University of Kentucky coaches and star players. Ashland Park is just south of downtown Lexington and is also convenient to the University of Kentucky. Richmond Road going south soon leads to New Circle Road, allowing for easy access to the rest of Lexington.

Homes for sale in Ashland Park start at $250,000 and top out over $1 million.

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!