Theres no hotter spot to be than downtown along the banks of the Ohio River. Between the shops, restaurants and scenic skyline views theres plenty of reasons to make the riverfront your home.
South Shore condominiums – located in Newport, Kentucky – is one of many brand new developments designed with all the luxuries of home.
To be completed in the summer of 2008, South Shore offers a private marina, spacious master suites, 24-hour concierge service and limo transportation are just a few of the amenities that South Shore has to offer.
South Shore residents can also take advantage of the Shore Club. This private clubhouse features a caterers kitchen, wet bar and billiards room, a wine bar with individual lockers for private reserves, a fully equipped fitness facility with massage and yoga rooms, a swimming pool with a waterfront sun deck overlooking the Cincinnati Skyline and an outdoor practice putting green.
Look up in the sky! Its a bird, its a plane, no its the Ascent at Robelings Bridge! More than likely, youve seen this magnificent structure curving, sparkling and reaching towards the sky along the riverbank.
Located in Covington, Kentucky, new condo owners can enjoy a wine cellar and tasting room, private theatre and a playroom for children with terrace access. The Ascent officially opens its doors at the end of November 2007.
One River Plaza
If you're partial to the Cincinnati shoreline, One River Plaza may be the perfect fit for you. These luxury condominiums and townhouses provide quick access to many traditional Cincinnati events at Yeatmans Cove Park such as Riverfest, Party in the Park and Tall Stacks.
In addition, the River Promenade walkway conveniently connects the Purple People Bridge and nearby Northern Kentucky with One River Plaza.
The Queens Tower
Once home to the Eighth Street Incline, is the Queens Tower, which is now home to the hottest condo homes on the West Side. With the help of several millions in TIF money provided by the government, the area surrounding the Queens Tower – also known as Price Hill – will soon be what's projected to be the "Mt. Adams of the West Side."
If you're looking for affordable city-view condo living, keep this place on your radar because the Queens Tower is probably your best bet in terms of value.
If life along the riverfront doesnt suit your tastes or budget, here are a few hotspot areas popping up across the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area:
- Fort Thomas and Fort Mitchell: Northern Kentucky offers established, neighborhood charm in Fort Thomas and Fort Mitchell. Similar neighborhoods are found north of the river in Hyde Park, Mariemont and Maderia.
- Boone and Kenton County: Newer areas of Northern Kentucky experiencing rapid new home developments can be found in Boone and Kenton County.
- Mason, West Chester and Lebanon: In Cincinnati, the Mason, West Chester and Lebanon areas feature many custom built home communities.
If youre looking for a great neighborhood full of homes to rehab, look no further than Northside. This historical area has an array of older homes brimming with character.
With an even balance of urban appeal and a small town environment, Northside neighbors can easily connect while staying in tune to the pulse of the city.
Northside residents can conveniently walk to various businesses to shop for antiques, shoes, music, imported furniture, fresh produce and even a new hairstyle all within a four-block radius. Seven parks and woods are also nearby.
Protecting homes and the Northside community is a communal effort. Citizens on Patrol walk the neighborhood streets to keep residents safe.
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You cant ask for more diverse options in living than this area. From an upscale home on the shoreline, to the rapidly growing Boone and Kenton County areas, to the custom built homes in Lebanon or a distinctive fixer-upper in Northside youre sure to find a house you can make a home.
Happy hotspot hunting!