The neighborhood of Germantown is situated within the city of Louisville, Kentucky.
The character of Germantown is exemplified by its calm environment. Reaching green spaces, such as Eastern Parkway, is easy from numerous locations within the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out. This part of Louisville is also fairly good for those who prefer quiet areas, as the streets are generally quite calm - however noise can be bothersome around the railway line.
Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the rest are renters. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. Most of the housing growth in this area happened prior to the 1960s. This part of the city has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Home buyers in this area will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. In addition, there are a fair number of options in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, it is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in this neighborhood.
This area is reasonably conducive to walking; carrying out daily needs is easy. Commuting by transit can be challenging in Germantown as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. However, Germantown is a very good part of Louisville for getting around by car. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway from any location in Germantown, and parking is generally easy.