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Ideally situated just minutes from downtown Lexington, the Castlewood neighborhood is located in Fayette County, Lexington, Kentucky, in zip code area 40505. Comprised of single-family homes, condominiums and apartments, the Castlewood community is pedestrian friendly with sidewalks and is on a public transportation route. The median age of residents in Castlewood is 36.4 years.
Castlewood is a diamond shaped neighborhood with North Limestone Street bordering Castlewood from southwest to northeast, Carlisle Avenue from northwest to southeast, Oak Hill Drive from southwest to northeast and East Loudon Avenue from southeast to northwest.
Public Schools in the area include Dixie Elementary Magnet School, Mary Todd Elementary, Northern Elementary, Crawford Middle, Lafayette High and Brian Station High School. Notable universities in the area include University of Kentucky-Lexington Campus and Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
Located five miles away from the Castlewood neighborhood, Masterson Station Park offers a fenced canine park with a dog-friendly water fountain. Castlewood Park is within walking distance and features an aquatic center with swimming, looped slide and sand play area. Castlewood Park also features basketball courts, tennis courts, a community center, gymnasium, playground and athletic fields. It is home to the historic Loudon House.
Golf courses in the area include Idle Hour Country Club, Gay Brewer Junior Golf Course, Lexington Country Club, Griffin Gate Golf Resort, Lakeside Golf Course and Greenbrier Golf and Country Club.
Castlewood neighborhood is conveniently located near several popular attractions such as the Kentucky State Horse Park, featuring horse-drawn tours, Hall of Champions, Parade of Breeds and campgrounds. The Mary Todd Lincoln House was built as an inn in 1803-1806 and offers guided tours. Another historic building nearby is the Kentucky Theatre, located in downtown Lexington. Fans of aviation history will enjoy visiting the Aviation Museum of Kentucky featuring indoor and outdoor exhibits.