Most expensive neighborhoods in Louisville KY - Top 10 List

Take a tour through some of the most expensive neighborhoods in Louisville.

We gathered data from the Greater Louisville MLS to search and find neighborhoods in the area that had the most luxury homes for sale. Based on homes that had a list price of more than a $1 million over a span of five years. Some of the neighborhoods that made the list may not surprise some Louisvillians.



1) Anchorage

Summary: Homes in Anchorage are situated in a park-like setting accompanied with shaded magnolias and mature oak trees. A small community of less than one-thousand in population. 

Neighborhood map of Anchorage KY

Anchorage Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 24
Median Home Sale Price: $1,165,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $220 sqft
Average Days on Market: 87 DOM
MLS Area: Area 08
Zip Code: 40223

2) Spring Farm

Summary: Spring Farm Lake is a prestigious development located off Wolf Pen Branch Rd in Prospect KY. It's no surprise why Spring Farm was home to the 2015 Homearama. 

Springfarm neighborhood map overlay

Spring Farm Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 22
Median Home Sale Price: $1,225,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $248 sqft
Average Days on Market: 59 DOM
MLS Area: Area 09
Zip Code: 40059

3) Indian Hills

Summary: You will find some of the most beautiful homes along the shaded streets of this one-of-kind neighborhood. Indian Hills is adjacent to the iconic Louisville Country Club.

Indian Hills neighborhood map overlay

Indian Hills Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 21
Median Home Sale Price: $1,246,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $265 sqft
Average Days on Market: 82 DOM
MLS Area: Area 03
Zip Code: 40207

4) Lake Forest

Summary: A large development with more than 1700+ homes. Found just off the Gene Snyder Freeway 20 minutes from downtown Louisville. Many Lake Forest amenities include tennis, golf, swimming pool, playground, clubhouse, and more.

Lake Forest neighborhood map overlay

Lake Forest Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 12
Median Home Sale Price: $1,075,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $210 sqft
Average Days on Market: 147 DOM
MLS Area: Area 08
Zip Code: 40245

5) Mockingbird Gardens

Summary: Another one of Louisville's most expensive neighborhoods is Mockingbird Gardens. A beautiful neighborhood found just off of Brownsboro Rd, near the Crescent Hill golf course.

Mockingbird Gardens neighborhood map overlay

Mockingbird Gardens Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 11
Median Home Sale Price: $1,358,600
Average Price Per Square Foot: $271 sqft
Average Days on Market: 36 DOM
MLS Area: Area 03
Zip Code: 40207

6) Glenview

Summary: Preserved over the years, many of the estates in Glenview were built on bluffs with great views. This historical character of this neighborhood is known for its beautiful homes and a quiet, park-like setting.

Glenview neighborhood map overlay

Glenview Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 09
Median Home Sale Price: $1,280,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $240 sqft
Average Days on Market: 86 DOM
MLS Area: Area 09
Zip Code: 40025

7) Harrods Glen

Summary: Harrods Glen is a prestigious, new development found just off of the Gene Snyder Freeway in Prospect. A small neighborhood situated on only 60 acres; limiting the number of homes that will be built here in the neighborhood.

Harrods Glen neighborhood map overlay

Harrods Glen Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 08
Median Home Sale Price: $1,487,500
Average Price Per Square Foot: $288 sqft
Average Days on Market: 71 DOM
MLS Area: Area 09
Zip Code: 40059

8) Mockingbird Valley

Summary: One of Louisville's most expensive neighborhoods is Mockingbird Valley. A historic neighborhood that consists of some private streets covered by a canopy of trees to help preserve the rich history of this one of a kind neighborhood.

Mockingbird Valley neighborhood map overlay

Mockingbird Valley Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 08
Median Home Sale Price: $1,372,500
Average Price Per Square Foot: $303 sqft
Average Days on Market: 54 DOM
MLS Area: Area 03
Zip Code: 40207

9) Cherokee Gardens

Summary: You will notice the different architectural styles of homes throughout Cherokee Gardens - styles ranging from Colonial Revival, Queen Ann, Tudor, Craftsman, and a few others.

Cherokee Gardens neighborhood map overlay

Cherokee Gardens Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 04
Median Home Sale Price: $1,075,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $241 sqft
Average Days on Market: 29 DOM
MLS Area: Area 03
Zip Code: 40206

10) Cherokee Triangle

Summary: Cherokee Triangle is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the Louisville area. Similar to Cherokee Triangle, you will also find styles ranging from Colonial Revival, Queen Ann, Tudor, and Craftsman.

Anchorage neighborhood map overlay

Cherokee Triangle Statistics

Number of Homes Sold: 03
Median Home Sale Price: $1,415,000
Average Price Per Square Foot: $242 sqft
Average Days on Market: 65 DOM
MLS Area: Area 02
Zip Code: 40204

*Statistics are from the Greater Louisville MLS. Data gathered from a 5 Year span (08/2012-08/2017). Only homes with a list price of $1M and above.

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