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MLS#: 1529031

1218 S 2nd St

Louisville, KY 40203


1892Year Built

Own part of Louisville history! Known as the Hegewald House this home is reportedly one of the first houses awarded the Historic Structure Plaque by the Louisville Landmarks Commission. This fully renovated Victorian mansion offers luxury modern amenities while keeping the taste of the original home. As you walk up to the front door, you will notice the handmade Bevolo gas lamp. These gas lamps are a rare find in the Old Louisville Neighborhood. You will be in awe as you open the front door into the foyer and notice the original in-laid oak floors, the detailed millwork, and the grand main staircase. There are 10 decorative fireplaces throughout the house, and all of the doors and windows have been restored and are fully functional with custom cellular blinds.The kitchen is a chef's dream and perfect for someone who loves to cook. It features leathered granite countertops with a 10' center eating bar, a 60" Wolf gas range, 6 dual stack burners/infrared dual griddle/two 30" gas convection ovens, 60" Wolf hood, a pot filler, separate built-in refrigerator and freezer, dual dishwashers, and beautiful cabinetry. The false drawer in front of the prep sink has a switch that powers a hidden door in the kitchen floor revealing a spiral staircase made with handmade heart pine treads reclaimed wood from the house, leading down to the 650-bottle wine cellar. There is a half bathroom off the sitting room which looks out into the backyard where there is a 2.5 car garage. Enjoy a refreshing beverage in the living room, before heading over to the dining room where you will find beautiful stained-glass windows flanked over the decorative fireplace. This sets the mood for a nice sit-down dinner party. The second floor is where the master suite is located, and it has one of the most luxurious bathrooms you will ever see. Dual cast iron slipper tubs, dual showers with 4 adjustable body sprayers, and a double metal wash stand with a marble top. There is also a large custom walk-in closet with a closet storage island that has a bench and marble top. The 2nd floor is completed with a balcony over-looking the backyard. There is also a 2nd bedroom, laundry room and an updated full bathroom. The third floor hosts a theatre room with a 92" screen, Epson Pro Cinema projector, and leather recliners. There are also laundry hook ups, 2 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom. This is a move-in ready home with nothing to remodel. Additional updates include, electric, plumbing, 2 large capacity hot water heaters, roofing, insulation, 95% efficient HVAC systems and,170 lineal feet of box gutters that were rebuilt and lined with copper. Seller is also providing a one year HSA home warranty. Don't miss out on this wonderful remodeled Mansion in Old Louisville.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1529031
  • Price$625,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms4.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,001
  • Acres0.22
  • Year Built1892
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residential
  • StyleOther
  • StatusActive Under Contract

Community Information


Dtown/Old Louisville/Shively/West Lou


  • UtilitiesPublic Sewer, Public Water
  • ParkingDetached, 2 1/2 Car Garage
  • # of Garages3


  • HeatingCentral Air, Gas Heat
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces10


  • Exterior FeaturesBalcony, Patio, Porch
  • RoofShingle
  • FoundationOther

Listing Details


BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HomeServices, Parks & Weisberg Realtors

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Listing information last updated on October 15th, 2019 at 12:00am EDT.