Avondale Melbourne Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
A quiet, mature neighborhood with mostly single-family homes and some apartments, Avondale Melbourne Heights is located in Jefferson County, Louisville, Kentucky in the zip code area of 40220. Taylorsville Road borders the Avondale Melbourne Heights neighborhood to the north, Breckenridge Lane to the east, Hikes Lane to the south and Furman Boulevard to the west. The median age of residents in this community is 38.8 years.
Students can attend Goldsmith Lane Elementary School, Barret Traditional Middle School and Seneca High School Magnet Career Academy. Universities in the area include Sullivan University, Campbellsville University-Louisville Campus and University of Louisville, with such notable alumni as Diane Sawyer, co-host of Good Morning America and Philadelphia Eagles kicker David Akers.
Cherokee Park is approximately 12 minutes away and features athletic fields, fenced, off-leash canine play area, basketball courts, horseback-riding trails, fishing lake and hiking trails. Oxmoor Country Club features tennis courts and a pool as well as a challenging golf course. Other golf courses in the area include Woodhaven Country Club, Big Spring Country Club and Bellarmine University Golf Course.
Highly popular attractions close to the Avondale Melbourne Heights neighborhood include the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, with tours depicting the story behind the famous Major League Baseball Bat. Frazier International History Museum has many interesting educational events and exhibits. The Kentucky Derby Museum is located at Gate One of Churchill Downs and has horses on exhibit as well as two floors of educational displays. Thomas Edison House is just 16 minutes away and features educational exhibits of Thomas Edison’s inventions.
The Avondale Melbourne Heights neighborhood is pedestrian friendly with sidewalks, and in a desired locale due to its close proximity to many amenities and highly popular golf courses, parks and attractions.