The Belleau Woods neighborhood in Lexington Ky.

Belleau Woods neighborhood is located in southeast Lexington, Kentucky in the Tates Creek area close to Man O War Boulevard. The roads that border Belleau Woods include Man O War Boulevard to the south, Laredo Drive to the north and Tates Creek Road to the east. Belleau Wood Drive and Greenfield Drive are to the west, crossing over Wilson Downing to Ridgepoint Run, Spangler Drive, and Downing Place.

Real Estate

The homes in the Belleau Woods neighborhood are almost as diverse as the residents. There are single family homes, townhouses, and duplexes. Downing Place Apartments is just on the outside edge of this neighborhood on Spangler Drive. Other apartments within the Belleau Woods neighborhood include Belleau Woods Apartments and Spring House on the Park. Homes for sale in this neighborhood generally sale for around $100,000 to $120,000.


The elementary school depends on the area of the neighborhood. Some students attend Lansdowne Elementary, whereas others attend Southern Elementary. Middle school students attend Southern Middle School and High school students attend Tates Creek High School.  

There are several colleges to choose from. Most college students in the area attend one of Lexington’s private colleges such as Sullivan University or Spencerian. However, many residents all over Lexington prefer the University of Kentucky or Bluegrass Community and Technical College, which is just down the street on Nicholasville Road.


There are several parks close to Belleau Woods. The three most popular parks include Kirklevington to the north, Shilito Park to the west, and Veteran’s Park to the south. All of these parks offer picnic areas, playgrounds, walking track, sports, and more.

Lexington isn’t considered the Horse Capital of the World for nothing. Keenland isn’t but a few minutes away. Spend the early morning hours watching horses train for the Kentucky Derby or come in the afternoon to witness the swift grace of a horse race.


Only a couple of miles from Belleau Woods are Fayette Mall and Lexington Green. This is a major shopping hub for Lexington residents. However, Tates Creek Center and Tates Creek South are bordering the southeast corner of this neighborhood. Here there are stores such as Krogers, Wal-mart Neighborhood Market, Incredipet, UK Fan Outfitters, Blockbusters, Dollar General, and so much more.

Religious Services

There are plenty of options when it comes to worship. Central Baptist Church is located on the corner of Wilson Downing and Nicholasville Road. This isn’t the only Baptist church close to the neighborhood. There are three others to choose from. There are also several Catholic and Methodist churches as well. Saint Michael is the closest Episcopalian church.

Belleau Woods is in a prime location that is convenient to shopping, churches, schools, and more. The houses are affordable and there are plenty of things to do. This makes this neighborhood great for college students, families, and professionals.