6812 Carolyn Rd

Louisville, KY 40214 View Map $310,000 Ask a Question
Beds5
Baths2Full11/2
Sq.Ft.3,141
Year1927
Martin Crane

Martin Crane

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Single Family
MLS #:1653270
Sq. Feet:3,141
Date Sold:3/15/2024
Lot Size:31,799 Sq. Ft.
County:Jefferson
Welcome to 6812 Carolyn Road. This 96-year-old Dutch Tudor home offers a spacious floor plan and is truly one of a kind. The home is located near Iroquois Park & Amphitheater, the Colonial Gardens which houses many restaurants & businesses and the Little Loom House. A home located above the Little Loom House is where the Hill sisters wrote the ''Happy Birthday'' song. This home has been well-lovedT over the past thirty years. Built of ''Kenwood Hill'' fieldstone and situated under a red gabled Victorian roof, it is historic and truly captivating. The beautiful front porch, meticulous landscaping, and original stained glass front door add to its charm and curb appeal. The pristine living room features a wood burning fireplace built of imported white marble. Thie living room includes hardwood floors, a built-in bookcase, and original casement windows for morning sunshine. Through the living room is a formal dining room featuring French doors and distinctive floral wallpaper. It is a great space for holiday gatherings or dinner parties. The eat in kitchen has new flooring, refurbished countertops and is sun filled the entire day. The huge, newly carpeted family room includes a built-in cabinet topped with a bookcase. Ceiling to floor sliding glass doors lead out to large recently rebuilt wood-stained deck and fenced in back yard. The first floor also features a full bath and a guest bedroom with a spacious walk-in closet.
The second floor of this home has a newly painted primary bedroom with a rustic woodburning fireplace. It offers breathtaking views of the neighborhood and surrounding area. This second floor has two additional bedrooms. The larger of the two bedrooms has both a walk-in closet and a large closet/dressing room. The second floor also has a full bath and office space.
The floored attic under steep eaves has great potential. An art studio, a playroom, a music room, or library - these are just a few of the many options. The ground floor is partially finished including a bedroom, laundry room, half bathroom, and entry into the garage. There is also a storm shelter located under the front porch. Fresh yellow paint on the garage door adds cheeriness to the north side of the house. There are many potential uses for the ground floor also with ample space to expand the finished area.
Let this historic home with all the character of its stone walls, tall ceilings, crown molding, and spacious rooms be your peaceful and forever home

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Price Change History

Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
3/15/2024$350,000$310,000-11.4%

Community Information

Address:6812 Carolyn Rd, Louisville, KY 40214
County:Jefferson
Subdivision:Kenwood Hills
Zip Code:40214
Neighborhood:05-Auburndale/Fairdale/IroquoisPrk/Shively

Architecture

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1927
Stories:3
Style:Other
Construction Materials: Wood Frame, Stone, Frame/Wood
Roof: Slate, Shingle
Foundation: Crawl Space, Poured Concrete
Basement: Partially Finished
Garage Spaces: 1

Features / Amenities

Fireplaces Total: 2
Exterior Features: Out Buildings, Porch, Deck
Parking Features: Attached
Cooling: Central Air
Heating: Natural Gas
Total Rooms:14

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 2703
Below Grade 438
Total 0

Rooms

LevelDescription
Primary BedroomSecond
Living RoomFirst
Dining RoomFirstFormal
KitchenFirstEat In
Family RoomFirst
BedroomFirst
Full BathroomFirst
BedroomSecond
BedroomSecond
OfficeSecond
Full BathroomSecond
BedroomBasement
Half BathroomBasement
LaundryBasement

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.73 Acres / 31,799 Sq. Ft.
Lot Features: Cleared
Utilities: Public Sewer, Public Water
Fencing: Wood
Directions:Southern Pkwy exit from 264. Fairdale exit from Gene Snyder.

Tax and Financial Info

Documents Available: Seller Disclosure, Lead Base Paint Disc
Association Fee: 0.0

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Listing Information Last Updated 4/22/2024
Listing provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker Mcmahan.
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