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MLS#: 1547329

521 W Ormsby Ave

Louisville, KY 40203


1887Year Built

Welcome to the stunning 521 W Ormsby! This 3 story Queen Anne style mansion is situated in one of the largest Victorian neighborhoods in the country, which is home to the award-winning St. James Court Art Show just 2 blocks away, the Garvin Gate Blues Fest, SpringFest, KY Shakespeare In the Park, and walking tours of historic mansions and gorgeous gardens. This beautiful 6 bedroom, 3.5 bath home perfectly balances modern luxuries with its historic original features. You'll find soaring 11' ceilings, gorgeous original wood-paneled foyer, a formal dining room capable of hosting holiday dinners for 12, crown moldings and oversized woodwork, 3 beautiful fireplaces, stunning French doors leading to a relaxing screened-in veranda, and a wide-open great room marryingthe chef's kitchen fitted with professional appliances to the inviting living room. And this is just the first floor! Up the soaring staircase, you're greeted with the light-flooded music room which would be perfect for your home office. The front bedroom envelopes you with warmth making calm and relaxing evenings certain. Stunning windows with exposed brick are found in the master suite (currently being utilized as a comfortable media room). The HUGE walk-in closet with washer/dryer inside, is attached to the en-suite. Imagine walking into the master bath with heated marble floors, a garden tub with historic fixtures, floating double sinks, and a walk-in shower with exposed-pipe double shower heads, all designed perfectly around the original nearly floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the stunning backyard. On up to the 3rd floor, you'll find 4 massive bedrooms with fireplaces in every room, and 2 bedrooms have additional exposed brick, vaulted ceilings, and exposed beams. A well-appointed full bath and an additional washer/dryer round out the top floor. The stunning backyard, showcased on the Old Louisville Garden Tour, is perfect for outdoor entertaining, relaxing while reading a book, or around a warm fire, and is designed with historic brick patios and sidewalk lights leading to a huge 3 car garage. The 1676 sq ft basement has been waterproofed (with warranty) and includes a wine-tasting room. This home has zoned HVAC on all 3 floors. All 3 a/c compressors were replaced in 2019. As you view the pictures, don't miss the details throughout! You'll see working transoms, ornate hinges, extinct granite, basket-weave marble tile, washer/dryer hookups on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and so much more! Residents of Old Louisville love and appreciate the history it is steeped in as well as their fellow neighbors. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of this history and become part of an award-winning neighborhood that bursts with pride, architecture and design. Call today for a private showing!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1547329
  • Price$689,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms4.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,040
  • Acres0.19
  • Year Built1887
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residential
  • StyleOther
  • StatusPending

Community Information


Dtown/Old Louisville/Shively/West Lou


  • Parking3 Car Garage, Detached
  • # of Garages3


Electric, Public Sewer, Public Water, Fuel:Natural


  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces9


Central Air, Forced Air Heat, Gas Heat


  • Lot DescriptionCovt/Restr, Level, Sidewalk
  • RoofShingle

Exterior Features

Patio, Porch, Screened in Porch


Poured Concrete, Concrete Block

Listing Details

  • OfficeWakefield Reutlinger REALTORS

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Listing information last updated on November 16th, 2019 at 7:45pm EST.