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  • Single Family

1405 Highland Ave Louisville, KY 40204 Get directions

$479,000 $193/Sq. ft.
4 Beds 3 Baths 1 Partial Bath 2,478 Sq. ft. 3,920 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Stylecolonial_revival
  • Age 119 Years
  • MLS# 1526462
  • Listed 6 Days Ago


Live, work, and play in this gorgeous turn of the century three story brick Victorian in Louisville's most heralded neighborhood--the Highlands. 1405 Highland Avenue is Louisville's most iconic street. Whether it is Fodor's or USA Today, the Highlands is ranked as one of the best urban neighborhoods in the nation right up there with Greenwich Village in New York or Haight Asbury in San Francisco--with the most painted ladies and ranking fourth behind San Francisco, New Orleans, and Miami Beach. But you don't have to pay millions of dollars to live in this historic Victorian of craftsmanship, pride, and value where some of these Victorians have sold on this block for as high as $600, 000 or more. It's not just a great renovated and modernized Victorian but a highly valued walkable neighborhood location with soaring values.. It's not just a beautiful home that brings you pride but a lifestyle - that you have made it big. Even better, the Highlands is the neighborhood where three months of mortgage could be covered by a three day Kentucky Derby Weekend Rental that can have 10 to 12 guests from first floor to third floor. . This amazing home was rehabbed in 2006 by the previous owners and updated again by one of the country's leading experts (Professor) on historic preservation from 2016 to 2019 using Architectural Salvage to find missing pieces of craftsmanship. Updates include one new HVAC (1) system, plumbing, electric, two and half bathrooms and modern kitchen. Marble flooring in master bath w/whirlpool and stand up shower. The ground floor living areas are a craftsman's' dream with beautiful refinished inlaid floors throughout. This floor has three amazing grand fireplaces with uniquely beautiful historical details (two more are upstairs). One fireplace in the video/dinning room has a working gas hearth. The entire front of the house has been painted with chromatic colors, with a coat of white environmental coating on the roof to reduce energy costs for hot summer days. Currently the painters are finishing up the sides and back of the Victorian.The freshly painted front of the home's massive covered porch with swing is perfect for people watching. The foyer, living room, and dining room have gorgeous parquet floors. The former mud room has been newly renovated with wall to wall custom shelves perfect to hold a collection of rock and roll albums, CD's and music book or this could be good place for a teenager's room! This room is also the entrance to the cellar with shelves and tables.The updated kitchen includes new tile flooring with stainless steel GE profile appliances and craft made cabinets windows on two sides. Second floor has two full baths and a bedroom, which has been converted into an office with wrap around custom shelves with barn door custom historic wood panel doors on the closet. There is a second master bedroom with floor to wall custom shelves perfect for your Library. The master bedroom has natural light coming in from the North and South ends with another cast iron fireplace! The house also provides a porch area on the North that could be finished or enclosed in glass to extend the square footage of the master bedroom plus a small closet and a most beautiful Jacuzzi in the master bedroom with standup glass enclosed shower. On the third floor, the owner has added in two possible additional bedrooms / office spaces or storage spaces with closets tastefully done with historic details. The owner also cut into the wall a third room with a small door entrance where the central air unit is and added extensive shelving for additional storage. And enjoy the beautiful outdoors in your privately fenced back yard; where there is room enough for badminton, croquet, volleyball or family barbeques. Unlike many Highland houses, the backyard has alley access allowing the new owner to build an inexpensive garage, guesthouse, green house or carriage house. In 2016 this home went through an inspection by the banks and all need



  • Total Bathrooms: 3.00
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 1
  • Master Bathroom Width: 11'6'
  • Bathroom 2 Width: 4'
  • Master Bathroom Length: 10'4'
  • Bathroom 1 Length: 6'
  • Bathroom 2 Length: 4'6'
  • Master Bathroom Level: 2
  • Bathroom 2 Description: 1

Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 9
  • Basement Features: Cellar
  • Family Room Width: 20'11'
  • Family Room Length: 5'4'
  • Family Room Level: U


  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bedroom 1 Level: U

Heating and Cooling

  • Heating Features: Central Air, Forced Air Heat, Gas Heat
  • Number of Fireplaces: 4

Kitchen and Dining

  • Formal Dining Room Level: 1
  • Kitchen/Dining Combo Level: 1

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Porch
  • Fencing: Full Fence, Privacy Fence
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 3920

Land Info

  • Lot Description: Level, Sidewalk
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.09

Garage and Parking

  • Garage Description: No Garage, None, Street

School Information

  • School District: Jefferson

Other Property Info

  • Source Listing Status: Active
  • County: Jefferson
  • Directions: Between Baxter Ave and Barret Ave on the North side of the street
  • Source Property Type: Single Family Residence
  • Area: 02-Butchertwn/Hghlnds/Germantwn
  • Source Neighborhood: ORIGINAL HIGHLANDS
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Square Feet Living: 2478.00
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Below Grade Unfinished Area: 180.00
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • Foundation Details: Other
  • Property Age: 119
  • Roof: Shingle
  • House Style: Traditional
  • Total Unfinished Area: 180


  • Electric, Fuel:Natural, Public Sewer, Public Water

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
1 Shelby Traditional Academy School PK-5 1.4 mi
8 Jefferson County Traditional Middle School 6-8 0.1 mi
2 Waggener High School 9-12 4.9 mi
NA Louisville Collegiate Private School PK-12 0.9 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.


Property History for 1405 Highland Ave

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2019-03-08 Listed $479,000 $193 Louisville
2016-06-29 Sold - - Public Record
2015-12-01 Listing removed $349,900 $134 Louisville
2015-07-20 Listing removed $349,900 $134 Louisville
2015-07-13 Listed $359,900 $138 Louisville

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.