Florence Real Estate
Florence, Kentucky Real Estate is situated in Boone County, Kentucky and is the eighth largest city in the state of Kentucky. Florence is just 10 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio and is located in the 71st most rapidly growing county in the country. It is located within 600 miles of 60% of the United states population and is well known for it’s “Florence Y’all” water tower on Interstate 75/71.
Shopping, Dining and Entertainment
Florence residents have plenty of shopping choices with a number of nearby malls and storefronts to choose from. The Florence Mall offers 130 specialty stores, a 12 unit food court and a Woolly Mammonth Playland. Across the street on Mall Road sits loads a storefronts and restaurants to suit the needs of just about anyone. Just a few miles away shoppers can enjoy other specialty stores ranging from Target, Walmart, various grocery stores to Home Improvement stores. Throughout Florence sits restaurants for everyone’s taste and whim. Our team enjoys a city tri-state wide favorite, LaRosas Pizza. Entertainment is also easy to find for all ages. A new Cinema de Lux was just built behind the Florence Mall and features 14 theater screens with “Lux Seating.” Movie-goers ages 21 and older can pay and extra $10 to sit in a balcony on love-seats and have access to a full service bar. The cinema also serves food. The ever popular Turfway Racetrack is also a fan favorite featuring live Thoroughbred racing during the fall, winter and early spring. The track is open year round for simulcast racing from top tracks around the country. The Florence Freedom minor league baseball team is located in Florence and is a family favorite. Get up close and personal with the players.
Parks and Recreation
Numerous outdoor activities, including biking, swimming, skating and more can be found at area parks. The Florence Aquatic Center is a summer hot spot and includes a lazy river, competition pool, zero depth area, two spraygrounds, a spiral and a speed slide, sunbathing areas, shelters, and funbrellas. Swim lessons, aquacize, diving and scuba lessons are also available. Another popular spot is the Florence Skate-park. The free park is designed for in-line skates, roller blades and skateboards and has beginner, intermediate and advanced areas with various challenging elements. The city of Florence also owns The World of Sports, a facility that includes an 18 hole golf course, mini golf and a driving range.
Sitting right off of interstate I-75/71 Florence is constantly growing enabling it to offer top quality professional services at low tax rates for residents and the business sectors within the community. Florence is a full service community offering police, fire, EMS/ALS, sewer, water, public service and administrative support services. The median list price for homes in Florence is $124,900, making it a very affordable place to live
Schools, Heath, Transportation
The Boone County Public School system is the third largest district in the state, with the highest test scores of any large school district in the state of Kentucky. Florence is convenient to Northern Kentucky University, The University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, College of Mt. St. Joseph and Gateway Community and Technical College. St. Elizabeth Florence is a first rate hospital that includes full service in-patient facilities. It is part of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Family that includes various locations throughout Northern Kentucky. It is nationally recognized for heart, stroke, cancer, orthopaedics, neurology and respiratory care. Public transit though out Florence is easily accessible through TANK(Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky). The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport offers 200 daily departures to 65+ non-stop cities.