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MLS#: 1555713

1226 E Breckinridge St

Louisville, KY 40204


1900Year Built

Simply STUNNING! This turn of the Century, 3 story timeless home has all the charm and originality from the late 1800's, but carries modern amenities and LUXURY finishes that are nothing but impeccable! The opportunities are infinite with this home, with enough space to allow for 4-5 bedrooms AND 4 FULL bathrooms! The updates are ENDLESS starting from the outside, working in. From a NEW standing seam METAL ROOF on the front and back, as well as a NEW shingle roof on the main portion of the NEW gutters AND soffits in timeless black, and a painted brick exterior, all giving this home a striking curb appeal! ALL NEW energy efficient WINDOWS throughout the home, SPRAY FOAM insulation in not only the roof/attic but also between the floors for extra sound-proofing and energy efficiencyInside this home this FULL RENOVATION includes all NEW Electric service and wiring, ALL NEW plumbing, new HVAC, including additional ductwork added and an additional unit serving only the 3rd floor. As you enter the home, the features are just breathtaking...ORIGINAL refinished pine HARDWOOD floors, 2 pristine cast iron fireplaces (ornamental only), a gorgeous leaded glass window, ALL ORIGINAL and RESTORED wood trim, door and window casings and a turn of the century, RECLAIMED wood staircase. The formal Dining Room boasts double leaded glass doors as well as 10' working pockets doors, all original to the home as well. EXPOSED BRICK throughout the entire space is not only timeless but simply an elegant feature! The first floor also includes built in storage and a FULL bathroom perfect for entertaining and/or guests. The BRAND NEW KITCHEN has new white/glass cabinets, GE STAINLESS STEEL appliances including a 5 burner gas range with matching range hood, French Door Refrigerator and a mini bar with a wine/beverage cooler. HONED MARBLE countertops with eating space at the island, HARDWOOD floors and an additional eat-in area with beautiful views of the freshly sodded and newly landscaped backyard is a perfect treat for a quiet Highlands morning. A Pantry and First floor laundry equipped with loads of open shelves, and a rear staircase leading to the second floor finish this space quite nicely! The second floor holds the Master Ensuite with another gorgeous original Fireplace (ornamental only), and a STUNNING bathroom addition including marble floors, a HUGE walk-in Shower fully encased with frameless glass (on order and will be installed before closing) and exposed brick. Another large bedroom on the second floor boasts CEDAR-LINED closets, and has access from the hallway as well as a private staircase to the main floor. Another FULL bathroom with Marble floors, subway tile and exposed brick captures the new amenities with the timeless look! This home would still be amazing if it stopped here...but it doesn't! An ENTIRE 3rd FLOOR is just waiting for it's new owner to place their touch on it! With another FULL BATHROOM, this space can be used for multiple bedrooms, an office space, loft or just a private getaway! Beautiful views of the Highlands from the front and the back out of the brand new windows allow for this space to be light and airy; it's simply STUNNING! Don't forget that Louisville offers owners the opportunity to host their homes as short-term rentals, like Airbnb and VRBO. 1226 E. Breckinridge would be an AMAZING getaway for folks visiting the area for Derby, events right around the corner at the new Paristown Pointe, and entertainment alike! The location of this home could not be anymore perfect for EVERYONE! Make the Highlands what you want it to be; it's spirit-full, fun and historic nature provides a tremendous variety of restaurants, live music and entertainment and walk and bike-ability to just about anywhere. The Highlands is ranked as one of the best urban neighborhoods in the nation and 1226 E. Breckinridge can be your new address! Call for a PRIVATE showing today, this BEAUTY WILL NOT last long! One owner is a licensed Real Estate agent in the State of Kentucky

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1555713
  • Price$549,900
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms4.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Square Footage3,110
  • Acres0.13
  • Year Built1900
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residential
  • Style3 Story
  • StatusActive

Community Information



Electric, Fuel:Natural, Public Water


Off-Street Parking, See Remarks, Street


  • HeatingCentral Air, Gas Heat
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces3


  • Exterior FeaturesPatio, Porch
  • Lot DescriptionSee Remarks
  • RoofShingle, Metal
  • FoundationOther

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Listing information last updated on April 1st, 2020 at 3:15am EDT.