The neighborhood of Saint Matthews can be found in the city of Louisville, Kentucky.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Saint Matthews. Most locations in the neighborhood have fairly good access to public green spaces, like J Graham Brown Memorial Park, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out. Lastly, this area is relatively quiet, due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, although noise levels are higher closer to Henry Watterson Expressway, Interstate 64 or the railway line.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 55% of buildings in Saint Matthews, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The buildings in this part of the city are quite old, since about 45% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Louisville also has a good selection of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the rest are renters.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from most properties for sale in Saint Matthews. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning food, a supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a rather short walk from any home in Saint Matthews. Furthermore, this area is a good place in which to go out to eat, and a small variety of coffee shops is available as well. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.
Most homes for sale in this part of Louisville are located in areas that are reasonably suitable for walking; many common errands can be run without having to use a car. Public transit users may have limited choices in Saint Matthews due to the low service level. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. In contrast, Saint Matthews is especially car friendly. It is very easy to park, and many properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 64.