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The warm, inviting neighborhood of Picadome is located in the southwestern section of Lexington. Its upscale homes and tree-lined streets make it a draw for families, as do its good schools and its pedestrian-friendly surroundings. The neighborhood’s boundaries include Waller Avenue on the north, Lane Allen Road and Southland Drive on its south, the Southern Railroad’s tracks to the east, and Harrodsburg Road to the west.
The neighborhood is easy driving distance from downtown Lexington, which means that Picadome residents can enjoy the quiet comforts of residential living, while still being only minutes away from all the exciting entertainment, shopping and dining choices typical of urban life.
Among the outdoor spaces enjoyed by local residents is the 18-hole golf course known as the Gay Brewer, Jr. Golf Course at Picadome. Area golfers enjoy the well-kept greens and outstanding pro shop, snack bar and patio, equating its atmosphere to a country club and recommending it as the best area course to others. After a hot game, golfers can enjoy a quick dip in the refreshing cool water of the pool.
Many Picadome residents also take advantage of the swimming facilities at the Aquatic Center, where amenities include a bath house, beach area for sunbathing, extensive children’s play areas, and zero-depth entry and exit points for the pool.
Those who enjoy spectator sports will find a real asset in the neighborhood’s closeness to the University of Kentucky. Wildcat games are held in the community’s Commonwealth Stadium. Other university assets shared with neighbors include the University of Kentucky’s outstanding arboretum, which is open to the public.
Nearby Red Miles Harness Race Track and Keeneland Race Track are part of the Kentucky tradition, and are often used as settings for social events in addition to horse racing.