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Lexington’s southeastern Idle Hour Neighbors community benefits from the exclusive Idle Hour Country Club. Designed by Donald J. Ross, the private members-only club has a rich heritage tracing back to the country club’s opening in 1925. The private Idle Hour Country Club’s elite status indirectly influences the neighborhood as its reputation as a top-rate attraction helps maintain property values in the area. Homes in Idle Hour tend to be valued slightly higher than similar homes in surrounding communities.
For those who live or visit Lexington’s Idle Hour Neighbors, several amenities are within walking distance. Richmond Road hosts strip malls with places to shop, meet for coffee or have lunch. Many coffee shops and fast food places in the community provide free Wi-Fi hotspots. Several bars and restaurants are located in Idle including popular local sports bars. Many churches, a YMCA and other community organizations are located in this walkable middle class area.
Idle Hour Park is a great spot to relax and enjoy family time. It is also a place for more intense exercise and competition. The park features 4 public tennis courts as well as softball and baseball diamonds. It hosts 9-12 year olds in a co-ed baseball league as well as adult slow pitch and youth fast pitch NSA (National Softball Association) softball. Lexington’s Youth Parks and Recreation program uses the Idle Hour Park for many organized activities.
Less than one square mile in size, the city version of Idle Hour Neighbor’s location is framed by Richmond Road to the west, Circle Road 4 to the south and Idle Hour Drive as the northernmost road with Idle Hour Country Club located just north of the road. Young Drive is the east edge road in Idle Hour with the railroad tracks set as the official boundary of the neighborhood.