Springhurst - One of Louisville's Premier Neighborhoods
Springhurst, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in which to live in Louisville, Kentucky, is located in the Northeastern part of Jefferson County. It is a great location for those new to the Louisville area, or those who are already here and looking to move to an exciting new area. The neighborhood stretches from Westport Road to Hwy 22 along Hurstbourne Lane, and offers a short 15 to 20 minute commute to downtown Louisville including most East-end locations.
The neighborhood of Springhurst was heavily developed in the 1990’s and is home to one of the largest shopping districts in Louisville. Springhurst Towne Center is a premier retail asset located at the Gene Snyder Freeway and Westport Road. The Center offers a Cinemark Theatre, Target, Meijers, TJ Maxx, and a large Books-A-Million, among many other stores. Many of the Homes in Springhurst are within walking distance to Towne Center and some of the best shopping in the city.
Wide, tree-lined streets and a beautiful lake make Springhurst one of the most popular neighborhoods for Louisville residents to call home. New residents will have no problem meeting and greeting neighbors, as Springhurst is very community-oriented with local book clubs, yard sales, bake sales, and neighborhood gatherings.
E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park is located in the Freys Hill area of Springhurst and helps to give residents many beneficial recreation options. The park opened in 1971 and was named in honor of Republican Jefferson County Judge “Tom” Sawyer, who is the father of journalist Diane Sawyer. The park offers an Activity Center that has indoor courts for badminton, basketball, and volleyball as well as an Olympic-sized swimming pool and a weight room. Outdoor fields include tennis, soccer, and softball fields. The park also features a mile-long fitness trail, a nature trail, a BMX track, a Model Aircraft field, dog park, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Star gazers will rejoice at the “Urban Astronomy Center.”
With all the activities – both indoor and outdoor – available to residents, you will never be bored in Springhurst! This is a great community with many conveniences, friendly neighbors, and a fantastic location that will provide residents with a lifetime of joy. To learn more about the area, please visit Homes for Sale in Louisville.