1401 S 4Th St

Louisville, KY 40208 View Map $1,229,000 Schedule a Tour
Beds6
Baths4Full11/2
Sq.Ft.6,900
Year1896
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Status: Active
Property Type:Single Family
MLS #:1593929
Sq. Feet:6,900
On Site:33 Days
Lot Size:13,068 Sq. Ft.
County:Jefferson
History abounds in this circa 1896 Victorian Mansion nestled in Old Louisville and adjacent to Central Park which was designed by world famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. The artistic craftsmanship and tedious attention to detail throughout this home is stunning. Features such as inlaid hardwood floors, 8 fireplaces and soaring windows compliment this 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath mansion. Painstakingly restored to its original elegance 1401 S. 4th will not disappoint! Located on the second floor is the magnificent Principle bedroom suite with 2 walk in closets, a lavish bath with tub, a large shower, a bidet and views of the landscaped yard and pool. Two additional bedrooms and an exquisitely designed library complete the 2nd floor. The third floor offers an oversize billiards room, another bedroom and a huge walk in closet with custom cabinetry. Stairs leading to the private art studio in the attic can be accessed from the billiard room. The coup de gras is the magnificent chefs kitchen with exquisite custom cabinetry, Viking and Sub Zero appliances, a Miele expresso maker, a huge island and a butlers pantry.
Step outdoors to a beautifully landscaped yard full of blooming bushes and perennials. The large pool is the centerpiece for all the hot summer evenings as you gather with guests over cocktails. What a wonderful venue for those long worldly conversations or simply to exhale from a busy day at the office. A 3 car garage and a lovely carriage house with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths is updated and ready for guests, a mother-in-law suite, a teenage hide away or home office.
Old Louisville is one of the largest preserved districts of Victorian architecture in the United States. The neighborhood extends more than a mile south from downtown to the University of Louisville's Belknap Campus and contains three distinct National Register Districts. Most of its classic homes are brick, many of them in the Romanesque, Queen Anne, Italianate and Craftsman architectural styles, and the neighborhood boasts the highest concentration of residential homes with stained-glass windows in the U.S.

Old Louisville came into existence in the 1870s as "the Southern Extension," one of the city's first suburbs. As many as 260 homes were built between 1883 and 1886 to house the city's wealthiest families. This flurry of building activity was associated with the city's role as host of the Southern Exposition. Much like a World's Fair, the Exposition featured the first public display of Thomas Edison's light bulb in what was billed as the largest artificial lighting display in history, with 4,600 lamps briefly turning the Victorian-era Louisville neighborhood's night into day.
Another interesting note, Muhammad Ali and his Wife Lonnie were married in the mansion at 1401 S 4th...This was also the home of former Louisville Mayor, Harvey Sloane.

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Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
8/31/2021$1,279,000$1,229,000-3.9%

Community Information

Address:1401 S 4Th St Louisville, KY 40208
County:Jefferson
Subdivision:Old Louisville
Zip Code:40208

Architecture

Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1896
Style:Traditional
Construction Features: Brick, Stone
Roof Features: Shingle
Foundation: Other
Basement Features: Unfinished
Parking Features: 3 Car Garage, Detached, Entry Rear, Street

Features / Amenities

Exterior Features: Hot Tub, Patio, Pool - In Ground
Energy Features: Central Air, Forced Air Heat
Total Rooms:16
Total Closets:8

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft. Unfinished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 6900 0
Below Grade 0 690
Non-Conforming 0 0
Total 6900 690

Rooms

LevelSize
Craft/Hobby RoomUpper Level
LibraryLevel 2
Florida RoomLevel 238 X 15
FoyerMain Level
Game RoomUpper Level
Primary BathroomLevel 2
LaundryUpper Level10.4 X 9.6
KitchenMain Level14.6 X 14
Family RoomMain Level22 X 14.2
Primary BedroomLevel 225 X 16.6
BedroomUpper Level20.4 X 13
BedroomUpper Level
BedroomLevel 220.7 X 15
BedroomLevel 2
Living RoomMain Level20 X 19
Half BathroomMain Level
Dining RoomMain Level20.4 X 15

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.3 Acres / 13,068 Sq. Ft.
Lot Dimensions:68 x 190
Lot Features: Corner, Level, Sidewalk, Storm Sewer
Utilities Features: Electricity Connected, Fuel:Natural, Public Sewer, Public Water
Fencing Features: Brick, Full, Other, Wood
Directions:Corner of 4th and Magnolia across from Central Park.

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Rate City: 0.9
Tax Rate County: 0.3

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