Lexington, Kentucky is a small city with big city amenities. With several colleges and universities including the University of Kentucky, this gateway to the south offers numerous cultural programs as well as top sporting events.
Unique features include thoroughbred horse farms encircling the city, Keeneland Race Course, the Kentucky Horse Park, the gateway to Appalachian Mountains, Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea and close proximity to Frankfort, the capitol of Kentucky.
Lexington is shaped like a wheel with the downtown in the center and major roads radiating outwards bisecting the many subdivisions and neighborhoods that help define Lexington as a nice place to live and raise a family.
One such neighborhood is the western subdivision of Firebrook. Its boundaries are Keene Road/County Road 1267 on the north and northwest, Harrodsburg Road/Highway 68 on the east, and a line just south of Ashbrooke Drive marks the southern boundary. Its zip code is 40513. The nearly .5 square mile area includes 428 single family homes, a clubhouse with two swimming pools and tennis courts. There are also two lakes and walking paths. Homes are 12-20 years old with mature landscaping. Tree-lined streets with sidewalks provide plenty of walking and bike-riding opportunities. Home prices range between $289,000 and $599,000.
Located in the Fayette County School District, nearby schools are Stonewall Elementary, Jessie Clark Middle, and Paul Laurence Dunbar High. Shopping, dining and services are found along Harrodsburg Road with a Kroger grocery, a SONIC Drive-In restaurant and other retail businesses located at Harrodsburg and Bellerive Boulevard just south of Firebrook. Turfland Mall is a six-minute drive north on Harrodsburg Road. The Bluegrass Airport is only a 10-minute drive to the north and nearby golf courses include Keene Run Golf Club and Golf Club of the BlueGrass, both located south of Firebrook on Harrodsburg Road.