This story originally appeared in the Aug. 11 edition of the LINK Reader. To see these stories first, subscribe here.
Each week, LINK nky finds homes for sale across the region that are notable for their price, features, location or all three.
Address: 9996 Cedarwood Drive, Union
Square feet: 3,934
School district: Boone County Schools
Special features: Located in Hempsteade Manor, this home has three finished levels, a chef’s kitchen featuring an oversized island, a two-story great room, and a first-floor study with French doors. This property makes an effort to check off items on everyone’s dream home list, with a blend of luxury and utility styles. All bedrooms come with en suite baths, and outside guests can step onto a covered deck and patio overlooking the yard.
Address: 12862 Pleasant Ridge Road, Alexandria
Price: $1.45 million
Square feet: 4,705
School district: Campbell County Schools
Special features: This custom-built, spacious home, named Five Creeks Farm, rests on 77.1 acres of tranquil property. Guests can take in the home’s classic elegance while enjoying the pool, game room and walkout patio or grabbing a bottle from the large wine cellar. The property also features a barn with four horse stalls, a self-watering station and trails on the surrounding acreage, where riders can explore running creeks, a waterfall and pond. A cottage was built especially for those campouts in the woods.
Address: 943 Squire Oaks Drive, Villa Hills
Price: $7.5 million
Square feet: 16,100
School district: Kenton County Schools
Special features: This large home in Villa Hills has something for everyone, from movie lovers to gun enthusiasts. The five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home has stately features, such as a grand staircase and grand piano just beyond the foyer. The property also features a pool, hibachi grill, movie theater and indoor gun range. Other areas of the home contain a variety of exquisite features.