Hikes Point is a small residential community to the southeast of downtown Louisville. Apartments for rent in Hikes Point are conveniently located near interstates 64 and 264 for easy access and commutes to downtown, eastern suburbs and southern Louisville communities. Hikes Point is a great area for families and individuals who want to get away from the congestion and chaos of Kentucky's largest city without losing the benefits of living near a major metropolitan area.
There are plenty of scenic views in the area around Hikes Point apartment rentals, especially off of rustic Oxmoor Avenue. But for residents who want to get out into nature and play with friends or children, Community Park is just to the north in St. Matthews. The park offers renters a spot to hit the baseball with the kids or play tennis with friends. Community Park is also a great place to keep active. Whether with a pet or alone, the walking trails through the Community Park woods are wonderful spots to get some exercise. If you're looking for another outdoor spot to stay in shape, the Big Spring Country Club is just to the west. The 163-acre course give members a spot to put, drive and chip as well as swim and play tennis on clay courts. For residents looking for a bigger recreational thrill, Bowman Field is close, but out of earshot for renters looking to learn how to fly small planes.
There are also several great shopping areas nearby off of Route 60. The Oxmoor Center Mall and surrounding stores give residents a convenient option for getting virtually any good.
Apartments in Hikes Point are part of the Jefferson County School District. Klondike Lane Elementary School serves Hikes Point and gives students an education focused on technology and health. The community's older children attend Seneca High School. Seneca, with notable alumni Diane Sawyer and Judge Ellen Ewing, pairs a focus of science and math with a nurturing of theater and the arts.
Commuting to downtown Louisville is a breeze. The 10-mile ride usually takes less than 15 minutes and is a straight shot off of I-64. Buses 40, 23, 53 and 62 travel through Hikes Point to bring residents downtown and to the surrounding communities.