Bardstown – Area Information and Real Estate Overview
Once named the most beautiful small town in America, by Rand Mcnally and USA Today, Bardstown is a destination for those who live near and far. There are still nearly 300 buildings still standing today that are on the National Registry of Historical Places. Some are located right downtown and house restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and small shops.
Living in Bardstown means you’ll be surrounded by a long history while still having access to modern amenities. The city is nestled among lush green landscapes and a short car ride to attractions like My Old Kentucky Home and The Bourbon Trail and distilleries. There are historical museums that are situated next to modern day luxury bourbon makers creating the perfect backdrop for quality of life and raising a family.
The cost of living in Bardstown is an attractive draw for many residents, and the median home price is $143,000. The market value of a home has dropped about 5% but is already on itss way to being a “hot” market for 2019. Homes stay on the market for about 70-days, and about 75% of residents own their property there.