Briarwood Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
A quiet, residential neighborhood with mature tree-lined streets, Briarwood is located in Louisville. This Jefferson County community is in ZIP code 40242. In terms of neighborhood boundaries, Westport Road borders the Briarwood community to the north, Redleaf Drive to the east, Staghorn Drive to the south, and Japonica Way to the west.
Students in the Briarwood neighborhood can attend Bowen Elementary School, which has a five-star average community rating. Kammerer Middle School serves grades six through eight and has an average community rating of four out of five stars. Trinity High School serves the educational instructional needs of grades nine through 12. This school has an average community rating of five out of five stars. Several universities are near the Briarwood neighborhood, among them the ITT Technical Institute, Campbellsville University, and Bellarmine University.
Briarwood is conveniently located near sports and recreational facilities such as Renaissance Park, which features two 18-hole miniature golf courses, go-karts, arcades, and laser tag. Cherokee Park offers a multi-purpose scenic loop for bicyclists, joggers, and walkers. The park has a fenced off-leash canine play area, horseback riding trails, nature trails, picnic areas, and athletic fields. E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park is a large park with state-of-the-art sports facilities. Beginning as well as advanced golfers can enjoy the courses at the Indian Springs Golf Club and the Big Spring Country Club.
Many popular attractions are near Briarwood, including the Kentucky Derby Museum, where visitors can engage in interactive exhibitions and view displays while exploring past Derby races. The Thomas Edison House is the historic cottage where the inventor once lived. It is host to the annual school children’s Invention Convention.