The neighborhood of Okolona is situated within the city of Louisville, Kentucky.
Okolona is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case closer to the railway line or Interstate 65. Parks aren't well-located, which makes them rather difficult to access. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to relax in, like Okolona Park.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 60% of the dwellings in Okolona, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This area has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 40% are rented. The average year of construction for dwellings in this part of Louisville is 1969.
Primary schools are convenient to walk to from any location in Okolona. In contrast, there are only a limited number of high schools and for this reason they can be an extended walk away. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. In terms of eating, home buyers in Okolona will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well.
Driving is a great transportation option in Okolona. Most real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Gene Snyder Freeway, and it is especially convenient to find a parking spot. In contrast, traveling by transit can be very hard in Okolona by reason of the low service level. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and most properties are near a bus stop. A majority of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are not very conducive to walking as few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.