Middleton, KY Real Estate

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a poured concrete basement has been added under the rear of the house. numerous outbuildings, dating from Middleton's time, grace the property. an almost equally famous 19th century occupant of "forest hill" was sally ward lawrence hunt armstrong downs, the original "belle of louisville". she and her fourth husband, major george f. downs, lived at the farm as well as the galt house, a hotel in louisville, where she once rode her horse up the staircase to the second floor. her death in 1896 was front page news in the courier-journal. by her twenties, her name had been given to racehorses and a rose. steamboats, a doll, a type of ladies' walk, even a waltz were named for her. her portrait, by george healy, used to hang in the hallway at "forest hill" but is now part of the collection at the speed art museum. her first husband was timothy bigelow lawrence, scion of a wealthy boston family. their wedding was attended by governors robert letcher, john crittenden and lazarus powell, as well as george prentiss, editor of the louisville journal. her dress cost $5,000. on her death, kentucky humorist irvin cobb, because of her many marriages, suggested engraving her tombstone: "at last she sleeps alone." a later owner was will s. threlkeld, a relative of the current owners. his thoroughbred breeding operation at "forest hill" produced royse bud, a foundation mare of the great storm cat. threlkeld was a banker and business partner of bull hancock and warner jones, sr and was a noted character in his own right. he often ate in the main dining room in louisville's pendennis club with his scottish terrier, jeep. heaven help a member brave enough to complain. in addition to historic "forest hill", the property includes a second residence, a custom built walk-out brick cape cod built in 1986. it contains 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and approximately 4715 finished square feet (including finished part of lower level) plus an attached 2 car garage. the farms were part of the buffalo trail that went from henry county to harrodsburg....



a poured concrete basement has been added under the rear of the house. numerous outbuildings, dating from Middleton's time, grace the property. an almost equally famous 19th century occupant of "forest hill" was sally ward lawrence hunt armstrong downs, the original "belle of louisville". she and her fourth husband, major george f. downs, lived at the farm as well as the galt house, a hotel in louisville, where she once rode her horse up the staircase to the second floor. her death in 1896 was front page news in the courier-journal. by her twenties, her name had been given to racehorses and a rose. steamboats, a doll, a type of ladies' walk, even a waltz were named for her. her portrait, by george healy, used to hang in the hallway at "forest hill" but is now part of the collection at the speed art museum. her first husband was timothy bigelow lawrence, scion of a wealthy boston family. their wedding was attended by governors robert letcher, john crittenden and lazarus powell, as well as george prentiss, editor of the louisville journal. her dress cost $5,000. on her death, kentucky humorist irvin cobb, because of her many marriages, suggested engraving her tombstone: "at last she sleeps alone." a later owner was will s. threlkeld, a relative of the current owners. his thoroughbred breeding operation at "forest hill" produced royse bud, a foundation mare of the great storm cat. threlkeld was a banker and business partner of bull hancock and warner jones, sr and was a noted character in his own right. he often ate in the main dining room in louisville's pendennis club with his scottish terrier, jeep. heaven help a member brave enough to complain. in addition to historic "forest hill", the property includes a second residence, a custom built walk-out brick cape cod built in 1986. it contains 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and approximately 4715 finished square feet (including finished part of lower level) plus an attached 2 car garage.the farm was part of the buffalo trail that went from henry county to harrodsburg....



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Dave Halpern
9911 Shelbyville Rd.
Louisville, KY
502-664-7827
502-554-9607