The neighborhood of Russell is situated within the city of Louisville, Kentucky.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Russell. Green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, making them easy to get to from the majority of locations in the neighborhood. Finally, this part of the city remains relatively quiet, since there are few pedestrians, although noise levels are higher closer to one of the railway lines or Interstate 264.
In Russell, about 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This neighborhood also has quite a good choice of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this part of Louisville took place prior to the 1960s.
Property owners in this part of Louisville will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and a small variety of cafes can be found as well. Concerning education, both primary and secondary schools are straightforward to get to on foot from most homes for sale in Russell. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Active home buyers will welcome the pedestrian-friendly character of Russell; many daily errands can be run on foot. The public transit service in this part of Louisville is not especially frequent. Nevertheless, house owners benefit from around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. In contrast, this part of the city is very car friendly. Parking is easy, and it is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Interstate 264, from any location in Russell.