Clifton Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Tucked into ridges overlooking the Ohio River to the west, the Clifton Heights’ name matches its steep hilly setting. Since its development in the early 1800s, Clifton Heights has evolved from one of Louisville’s original suburbs into an eclectic neighborhood offering boutiques, unique shops and galleries. Highly rated restaurants located in the southern section of Clifton Heights are well known throughout the city.
Clifton Heights’ diverse population fits with the mix of types and styles of housing in this older trendy community. Multi-family structures account for much of the recent development. The newer apartment buildings in the eastern part of Clifton Heights contrast with the style of century-old single family homes. From modest New Orleans shotgun houses, to more elaborate turn-of-the-century architecture, house hunters have many choices. Whether it is a condo with a contemporary flair or a stately Victorian, Clifton Hills offers homes in a price range typical of Louisville neighborhoods.
The Clifton Heights Community Council has worked to blend the preservation of a small town feel while still respecting the lifestyles of its residents. The result gives warmth to the neighborhood’s distinctive character.
The 40206 urban neighborhood forms a triangle bordered by Interstate 71 and Mellwood Avenue to the northwest and Birchwood Avenue, Country Club Road and Riverdell Road on the east. Brownsboro Road angles to connect the other borders to form the boundaries of Clifton Heights. The Louisville Soccer Park is just outside the northwest line of the neighborhood located across Interstate 71.
The neighborhoods of Clifton and Brownsboro Zorn surround Clifton Heights. When it’s time to travel, residents have easy access to major arterial roads including Interstates 71, 65 and 64. Located only 2 miles from downtown, Clifton Heights is also a desirable location for those who enjoy the vibrant nightlife offered in the hub of the city.