St. Matthews

Exploring Louisville Neighborhoods: St. Matthews

Let’s explore one of the most popular cities within a city, St. Matthews and discover what it has to offer people searching the listings of homes for sale in St. Matthews or those thinking about relocating to the Louisville area. Since Jefferson County KY has merged with the city of Louisville, Louisville Metro is in the top 18 largest metropolitan areas of the United States. This sprawling city is truly a melting pot of cultures located on the Ohio River and the residents of St. Matthews enjoy the best of a small city and a large metro city simultaneously.

History

The city of St. Matthews grew up around the intersecting points of Breckinridge Lane, Westport Road, and Shelbyville Road directly along the railroad. The area was originally Tree Lined St Matthews Streetfarmland owned by farmers Monohan, Brown, Nanz, Rudy, and Oeschner. These are the same names you will find on streets, parks, and monuments throughout the city of Louisville. In the early 20th century, St. Matthews saw residential growth from the use of the automobile and transit traffic. In 1937, the Ohio River rose to dangerous levels, flooding much of the city. Many residents fled the flood plain in search of a drier area to raise their families. Many of these fled southeast from the downtown area into the area that is present day St. Matthews.

Today

In the new millennium, St. Matthews is a bustling mini-city that only continues to develop. The railroad still goes through the neighborhood, and it is still used for cargo transit today. St. Matthews is both residential and commercial;...

St. Matthews Home for Sale 3406 Hycliffe Avenue Louisville, KY 40207

Super location in St. Matthews - just seconds from I-64 and Lexington Rd. This all brick home at 3406 Hycliffe Ave. has tons of traditional features with modern updates. Curb appeal is the first thing you will notice on this roomy 2 story home with a basement-but, once you enter this home- charm abounds!

3406 Hycliffe Ave Louisville, KY 40207

The brand new front door draws you right in from the front walk and into the foyer. The first floor has original hardwood floors in living room and dining area and newer floors in kitchen and one of two full bathrooms. (One on main floor and one on 2nd level).

3406 Hycliffe Ave Louisville, KY 40207 Entry

The original tiled fireplace and mantle are centered in living room- flanked between the beautiful windows allowing tons of natural light to stream in the home in each room. Off this room there is a small den area that the current owners turned into a main floor laundry room.


3406 Hycliffe Ave Louisville, KY 40207 Living Room...