How Bradford Mills Stacks Up Against Other Comps in Louisville, Kentucky

Welcome to Louisville, Kentucky, the epicenter for bourbon, baseball, and derbies. Whether you’re looking to indulge in some of the finest bourbon in the world or catch a race at the prestigious Kentucky Derby, Louisville is a city full of heart that’s worth exploring, investing in, and calling home.

Speaking of homes, Louisville has an array of apartment homes to choose from so selecting a neighborhood that fits your style is key. 

When looking for a new apartment home there are so many factors to consider–Proximity to work, Amenities, Things to do in the area, and Customer Experience are some of the top areas residents consider when shopping for a new home. It can be a daunting process when you allow overwhelm to settle in. With so many choices out there today, how do you choose? 

Let’s take the guesswork out and give you a taste of some of the best places to live in Louisville and learn which one is our favorite. 


Bradford Mills Lofts

Bradford Mills Lofts is an adaptive reuse property, located in Louisville, Kentucky, in the Germantown neighborhood; an old neighborhood, now being renovated one house at a time and quickly becoming the desirable location for young hip professionals. The community consists of two converted warehouses, one of which was built in 1870, and the other was built in 1910, adding extra vintage charm to this historic community. The exterior, architectural features, walls, and flooring are all original. 


  • Converted Warehouse
  • One and two bedroom apartments with 10 layouts to choose from
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Granite countertops
  • Solar shades
  • Brushed nickel finishes
  • High ceilings with exposed ductwork
  • Resident Package Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Owned and managed by award winning Venterra Realty


  • Old building that has been renovated many times
  • Because it’s an old warehouse, the hallways echo
  • Solid steel and brick construction makes wifi difficult – so make sure you get a strong router


Germantown Lofts

Experience loft-style apartment homes in a renovated cotton mill. Blending style and modern convenience, Germantown Lofts features studio, one, and two bedroom homes that offer savvy features and inviting indoor and outdoor spaces. 


  • Renovated Cotton Mill 
  • Large green and parking areas set on 8 acres
  • Offers 3 cabooses or “tiny homes” available for rent
  • Onsite Retail
  • Dog Park (coming soon)
  • Refinished hardwood floors
  • Granite countertops
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Stackable washer & dryer in every home
  • Two fitness centers
  • Package lockers


  • Adjacent to train tracks, and landscape deteriorates as you literally cross to the “wrong side of the tracks”
  • Thin walls creating noise transfer
  • Impose “quiet hours” from 10pm to 8am, ask everyone to keep it down
  • No reserved or covered parking spots
  • Small Pool


Highland Station

Located just a short drive from downtown Louisville, Highland Station offers a vibrant city setting convenient to fine dining and boutique shopping. You can’t go wrong with these Highlands apartments. Our residents enjoy the balanced lifestyle of being able to quickly access the city and walk to many places while not having to worry about things like parking. 


  • New Apartment Community (built in 2018)
  • Large club room with kitchen and lounge area 
  • Free Starbucks coffee in office
  • Faux wood floors
  • Granite countertops 
  • Stainless steel apartments
  • Washer & Dryer Included in each apartment 


  • Small fitness center


Axis on Lexington

Nestled between tree-lined borders and creekside serenity yet just a walk away from Downtown, Axis on Lexington is an enticing new development that combines repurposing and relevance to living in Louisville.


  • New apartment community (built in 2017)
  • Across the street from Breslin Park
  • Pet friendly with Dog Spa and Dog Park on site
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Stackable washer and dryer in each home
  • Quartz countertops
  • Saltwater swimming pool
  • Golf simulator
  • Outdoor lounge areas


  • Parking lot is prone to flooding 
  • Garages available but for rent (additional $75 – $115 per month)
  • Ceiling fans available for additional cost
  • Valet trash not available 


All of these apartment communities are great options for living in the Germantown area of Louisville. And, if you’re wanting to be in the hippest most sought after apartment community in Germantown, Bradford Mills Lofts is the place to be. 

At Bradford Mills Lofts, there are no tricks or teases. What you see when you walk in the door is what you get. The Better Living Experience team will WOW you and make your life easier by offering great conveniences like SMARTLEASING (where you can actually apply to see if you’re qualified before putting any money down), SmartHub (Mobile Payments, Mobile Service Request Management, Mobile Feedback), and more. And if for some reason you move in and your home isn’t what you thought it was or you have a sudden change come about, you can take advantage of our 30-day Live it. Love it. Guarantee. Having this freedom to move in and test the waters (literally) is worth moving here. 

And the best part is that Bradford Mills Lofts is that it’s newly part of the Venterra Realty family which means that the aim is to invest its time and resources into improving this community and offer world class customer experience. If you don’t believe us, just look at all of their apartment communities’ reviews. Venterra takes customer experience seriously and is one of the only apartment management companies that can claim that 100% of its communities are Top Rated on And they look forward to adding Bradford Mills Lofts to the list. 

With such a stellar on-site leasing, management, and maintenance team, Bradford Mills Lofts will do its best to ensure your needs are met. And if for some reason there’s a problem, they will make it right. After all, at the end of the day, your happiness is the #1 priority.

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