5224 Avish Ln Harrods CreekKY 40027

$5,250,000 6 8
Price Bedrooms Bathrooms
Price has dropped 12.5% since 11/8/2012 Price History
Status: Active

MLS #: 1345926

Single Family Sq. Feet: 17695
On Site: 527 Days Lot Size: 24 Acres
Zip Code: See All Homes for Sale in 40027
Call Julie Beam at 502-905-0599 to view this property
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Own a piece of Louisville history with this signature estate of approximately 24 acres in Harrods Creek, KY originally developed by Owsley and Laura Lyons Brown in 1910. The exquisite grounds which envelope the fine estate feature a beckoning arbor, divine formal garden complete with garden house with attached greenhouses, walkways, water feature, barn and guest quarters. Perched on a rock limestone bluff overlooking the Ohio River ''The Avish'' which translates to ''Rocky Hill'' in Gaelic is named after the family's ancestral home in Ireland. The views and vistas from the Avish are something to behold. The grand entrance foyer is flanked by reception area, banquet dining hall and the formal parlor with adjoining conservatory. Also on the main level one will find the main kitchen catering kitchen, owner's office suite and two half baths. The fabrics and finishes compliment the period woodwork and furnishings that make this residence amazingly special. The private living quarters are on the second level of the home and can be accessed by one of two stairways, service or passenger elevator. There are two Master Suites with river views complimented by three additional bedrooms with en suite baths. The third floor has a private suite that is perfect for an au pair or house manager. The indoor pool and solarium are located on the lower level and have convenient his/hers baths and dressing areas. Entertainment and gaming areas, laundry facility, office, computer/utility center and garages can also be found on this level. In total in the main house the are six bedrooms, nine full and two half baths. The guest/managers house has two bedrooms and two baths. Other buildings include the barn, garden house and greenhouses. This property is on the National Register of Historic Places. Additional photos and information are available upon request.
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 7 Full / 1 Half
Year Built: 1927
Stories: 3
Style: Traditional
Construction Features: Stucco
Roof Features: Other
Foundation: Poured Concrete
Basement Features: Walkout Finished
Exterior Features: Pool - In Ground
Energy Features: Central Air, Gas Heat, Forced Air Heat
Total Rooms: 12
Master: Level 2
Master Bath Room: Level 2
Family Room: B
Living Room: Main Level
Eat in Kitchen: Main Level
Full Bath Room: B
Formal Dining Room: Main Level
Half Bath Room: Main Level
Laundry Room: B
Finished Sq. Ft. Unfinished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 12962 0
Below Grade 4733 2763
Non-Conforming 0 0
Total 17695 2763
Lot Size: 24 Acres / 1045440 Sq. Ft.
Lot Features: See Remarks
Parking Features: 6+ Garage
Utilities Features: Electric, Septic System, Public Water, Fuel:Natural
Directions: River Rd. to Avish Lane
School District: Jefferson
County: Jefferson
Tax Rate City: 0.37%
Tax Rate County: 1.02%
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