The Chevy Chase Neighborhood Lexington Ky
The Chevy Chase neighborhood was originally part of Henry Clay's estate and farm. Development started in the 1920s with attention given to preserve the mature trees on the property. The homes and lots are smaller than nearby Ashland Park, which was also part of Henry Clay's original estate. Chevy Chase is a popular choice for people looking for a walkable neighborhood close to retail that includes a grocery store.
Kroger, the grocery store in Chevy Chase, has been in the news recently because they are renovating the store. The new store will be much bigger and feature rooftop parking. Other retail includes restaurants, a bank, a dry cleaners and a pharmacy.
About 1200 people live in Chevy Chase which has a variety of residental styles built between the 1920s and 1950s including ranches and two-stories. Most homes have a detached garage behind them while a few have garages built under them. Median household income of Chevy Chase residents is about $70,000 as compares to the state average of $42,000. The neighborhood is less than two miles southeast of downtown Lexington and is also very convenient to the University of Kentucky college campus.
The zip code in Chevy Chase is 40502 and the streets includes all or part of Cochran Road, Hart Road, Romany Lane, Providence Lane, Louisiana Ave, Old Cassidy Lane, Eastover Drive, Duke Road, Garden Road, Andover Drive, Chenault Road, Cross Lane, Tates Creek Road, Fontaine Road, Dudley Avenue, Ridgeway Avenue, Cooper Drive, Chinoe Road, and Colony Blvd.
If you're from out of town, you may be wondering the correct pronounciation of "Chevy". It is with the same hard "ch" that you use in "Chase." Whether you are moving from out of town, or from across town, I am happy to help you find a home for sale in the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Lexington Ky.
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