The neighborhood of Hawthorne is located in the city of Louisville, Kentucky.
Hawthorne offers an extensive selection of green spaces to enjoy. Although this area does not contain any green spaces, parks are especially well-spread out in nearby neighborhoods, which makes it easy to access them. Lastly, this part of the city can be rather noisy, as traffic can occasionally be loud during busier hours of the day.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Hawthorne is an important part of its character. Most homes in this area were constructed before the 1960s, during its main housing boom. This neighborhood has a choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary as well as high schools from most homes for sale in this area. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. With respect to food, it is easy to get to the closest supermarket by walking from most houses for sale in this part of Louisville. Residents of Hawthorne are served by a few restaurants as well.
A car is a great mode of transportation in Hawthorne. Most real estate listings are a very short drive from the closest highway, such as Henry Watterson Expressway, and parking is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in this area is rather poor. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Walking is not very common in this part of Louisville, even though many daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car.