5802 River Rd

Prospect, KY 40059 View Map $3,100,000 Ask a Question

Jan Scholtz

(502) 897-5300

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Single Family
MLS #:1621499
Sq. Feet:13,010
Date Sold:3/6/2023
Lot Size:653,400 Sq. Ft.
Built in 1905, Shady Brook is considered one of the signature Glenview area estates perched atop a bluff overlooking the tree tops and the Ohio River. This gated residence welcomes you with a one-mile long meandering drive to the top of the hill, with landscaping designed by the Olmsted Brothers. The main residence is an exquisite 10,000 sq ft Tudor Revival located on a secluded 10+ acre property. Upon entering, an elegant foyer leads to a warm and stately space used as a billiard / game room. The main hallway is defined by a gorgeous marble mosaic flooring, French doors that lead to the breathtaking patio and a sweeping staircase to the second floor. There is also a greeting parlor, a handsome library and an expansive and elegant living room. Additionally, there is an elegant formal dining room and sunroom. The estate includes a cozy family room which can also be used as a primary suite. Upstairs, there are 5 bedrooms with period en-suite bathrooms that must be seen to appreciate! This incredible estate also features a 2,000 ft. glass enclosed entertainment area with a lap pool and bar area. This rare estate highlights all of the best that Louisville, KY has to offer.

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Community Information

Address:5802 River Rd, Prospect, KY 40059
Area:9 - Anchorage / Lyndon / Prospect / Upper River Rd
School District:Jefferson
Zip Code:40059


Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 7
Year Built:1905
Construction Materials: Brick
Green Features: GeoThermal
Foundation: Poured Concrete
Basement: Unfinished, Cellar

Features / Amenities

Fireplaces Total: 4
Primary Bedroom on First Floor: Yes
First Floor Laundry: Yes
Exterior Features: Patio, Out Buildings, Pool - In Ground, Creek, Balcony
Cooling: Central Air
Heating: Geothermal
Total Rooms:20

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 13010
Below Grade 0
Total 0


Primary BedroomFirst
StudyFirstWith Attached Sun Room
Sitting RoomFirst
Great RoomFirst
Dining RoomFirstFormal with Butler's Pantry
Sun RoomFirst
Living RoomFirst
KitchenFirstEat in
Breakfast RoomFirst
Primary BathroomFirst
Full BathroomFirst
Full BathroomFirst
BedroomSecond4 Bedrooms on Second Floor
Full BathroomSecond4 Full Baths on Second Floor
Sitting RoomSecond
LoftSecond2 Lofts on Second Floor
Family RoomSecond
Craft/Hobby RoomSecond

Property Features

Lot Size: 15 Acres / 653,400 Sq. Ft.
Lot Features: AddLndAve, Cleared, DeadEnd, Level, Wooded
Utilities: Electricity Connected, Fuel:Natural, Septic System, Public Water
Directions:Private entrance from River Road, or access through Avish Lane.

Tax and Financial Info

Association Fee: 0.0



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Listing Information Last Updated 2/26/2024
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