Beechmont is a neighborhood within Louisville, Kentucky.
One of the highlights of Beechmont is its very good selection of green spaces. There are a few parks close by for residents to relax in, like Wyandotte Park, making them very easy to reach from most locations within the neighborhood. Lastly, since there are very few pedestrians, this area is relatively quiet.
The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Beechmont is an important part of its character. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters. The homes in this area are very old, since around 80% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s.
The closest supermarket in Beechmont is typically only a short walk away. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well. With regards to education, it is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Beechmont.
Beechmont is very car friendly. It is straightforward to park, and it is a short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Henry Watterson Expressway, from any home in this neighborhood. On the other hand, commuting by public transit is difficult in Beechmont. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Traveling by foot is not very common in Beechmont, despite the fact that meeting daily needs is easy.