South Huntsville Living
Did you know for whom the Lily Flagg neighborhood is named?
Lily Flagg was a Jersey Cow who broke the world record as the top butter producer in the world in 1892! This honor was received after Lily produced 1047 pounds of butter that year. She was owned by W.E. Matthews and General Samuel H. Moore of Huntsville, AL. General Moore painted his house butter yellow and hosted an elaborate party which included electric lights for the dance floor. The Lily Flagg area was named before 1906 and later annexed into the city of Huntsville.
Bailey Cove Estates - Bailey Cove Estates is one of the larger neighborhoods in south Huntsville and is located west of Bailey Cove, east of Hickory Hill, north of Weatherly and south of Four Mile Post Rd. This well established neighborhood is centrally located within the south Huntsville community. With a wide variety of home styles, sizes and prices, Bailey Cove Estates is well suited for seniors, first time home buyers and families. Homes are typically priced from $175,000 to over $300,000. Public school districts include Whitesburg, Whitesburg and Grissom.
Green Mountain - Located between Jones Valley and the Flint River Valley is Green Mountain, a nature lover's paradise within the city limits of Huntsville. This private oasis offers lush green woodlands, scenic limestone bluffs, miles of nature trails, majestic mountain views, and convenience. There are hundreds of acres of Land Trust of North Alabama property on the north and south ends of Green Mountain, preserving these pristine forests and bluffs for future generations. Several newly developed residential communities on Green Mountain are designed to complement the landscape and natural beauty of the mountain. Oak Bluff on Green Mountain, The Preserve at Clayton Pond and Inspiration on Green Mountin include home sites for custom homes and embrace the surrounding natural amenities. Realizing the need for more green space and the preservation of trees, these developers have taken special care to protect the mountain for future generations.
Hillwood Estates - Hillwood is a large neighborhood located between Mt. Gap Rd and Memorial Pkwy which primarily offers 3 and 4 bedroom homes. The majority of the homes are two-story or split level ranch style with both tri-level and single story homes scattered throughout. Most of the homes were constructed in the 1960s, but those nearing the top of the hill were more recently built in the 1980's. Hillwood is a quiet and pedestrian friendly which makes it a nice place to raise a family. Homes are typically priced from $120,000 - $275,000. Public school districts include Mt. Gap, Mt. Gap and Grissom.
Huntsville Hills- Located on the east side of Bailey Cove, between Cecil Ashburn and Blevins Gap Huntsville Hills offers spacious homes in a prime location. One, two and three story homes are mixed throughout the neighborhood with various styles of architecture. The mature landscape and large boulders give Huntsville Hills a mountainous feel. Did we mention the prime location? Homes in this neighborhood typically range in price from the upper $200s to over $500,000. The public school district includes Jones Valley, Whitesburg and Grissom.
The Ledges - The Ledges is the premier neighborhood in Huntsville. Seated atop the mountain, overlooking the city is an elegant community. With a variety of neatly manicured homes ranging from the town homes on Club House Row to estate mansions with fantastic views, this gated community hovers gracefully above Jones Valley. Members of The Ledges Country Club have access to the top notch golf course, swimming, fine dining and a clubhouse brimming with old world charm. Prices typically range from the upper $500s for townhomes into the $millions for estates. School districts include Jones Valley, Huntsville, Huntsville
Morningside Patio Homes - If you love this neighborhood, you should keep a close eye out for available homes! Morningside Patio homes are a perfect option for those who love the south Huntsville outdoors but do not wish to maintain a large yard. The majority of these well-appointed homes are situated on beautiful ponds and offer beautiful views of Green Mountain. Home prices typically range from the $190s to mid $200s. School districts include Challenger, Challenger, Grissom.
Morningside - Morningside is another upscale neighborhood within south Huntsville. It is situated amongst gently rolling hills toward the southern end of the community and offers an air of seclusion while providing the convenience of access to all south Huntsville has to offer. Home prices typically range from the mid $200's - mid $300's. Public school district includes Challenger, Challenger, Grissom.
Mt. Gap Estates and Woodridge - These two subdivisions have essentially grown together, so we are listing them accordingly. This area is a great option for young families and first time home buyers! Located within easy walking distance from both Mt. Gap and Challenger schools as well as McGucken park, Mt. Gap Estates and Woodridge offer a super location with modest pricing. Homes typically range from the upper $90s- $190s. Mt. Gap Estates is zoned for Mt. Gap, Mt. Gap, Grissom. Woodridge is zoned for Challenger, Challenger, Grissom.
Piedmont - Located toward the northern edge of south Huntsville and near the center of the city, Piedmont is an established neighborhood which is close to absolutely everything in the city of Huntsville. Primarily single level and split level, ranch style homes, typically range in price from the upper $100s - lower $300s.
Renaissance - This neighborhood, located on the west side of Memorial Pkwy,just off of Hobbs Rd, is a recent Jeff Benton Homes development. "Energy Right" certified homes and well manicured sod lawns line the streets and cul de sacs. A pool and a clubhouse are available to residents. Home prices typically range within the $300s. Public school districts include Farley, Challenger and Grissom.
Shadow Wood Estates - Just north of Mt. Gap Rd, Shadow Wood stretches up the eastern side to the crest of a hill. Mature landscaping and trees provide a truly "green" lifestyle! With abundant shade cover, a five-ten minute walk to the Greenway, Mt. Gap School or Publix can be delightful. This quiet neighborhood offers homes, many custom built, with square footage between 2,200 and 4,700. Home prices typically range from the mid $200s - mid $400s. This public school district includes Mt. Gap, Mt. Gap and Grissom.
Somerset Lake -Somerset Lake is located on the west side of Ditto Marina Parkway. This recently constructed, beautiful subdivision is adjacent to Aldridge Creek Greenway and just over a mile from Ditto Landing. The homes are full brick, ranging from 1800 to 3500 sq ft, and both one and two story floor plans are available. Many of the homes are situated on lakefront property. Homes are typically priced from the mid $200s to the low $300s. The school district includes Challenger, Challenger and Grissom.
Southhurst -With many beautiful views of the mountains, Southhurst is located on Chaney Thompson Rd, within walking distance of Challenger schools. Well manicured and offering a wide variety of architecture, this is no cookie cutter neighborhood! Home prices typically range from the upper $200s to the mid $400s. The public school districts include Challenger, Challenger and Grissom.
Stonemark - Stonemark is an upscale, hillside neighborhood located on Mathis Mountain with access from Mt. Gap Rd. With homes ranging in price from the $170s - 600's Stonemark offers some of the best views in the city of Huntsville. A club house, tennis court and outdoor pool are available to residents. Public school district includes Challenger, Challenger, Grissom
Walton's Mountain - Covering a hill on the northern edge of scenic Jones Valley, Walton's Mountain is another one of south Huntsville's premier neighborhoods. Custom homes, seated on large lots typically range from the $700s - $2.5 million. With immediate access to both Valley Bend and Airport Rd. shopping and dining, spacious luxury couldn't be more convenient! Public school district includes Jones Valley, Huntsville , Huntsville.
Whitesburg Estates - Whitesburg Estates is located on the west side of Memorial Parkway and south of Weatherly Rd. This quiet, pedestrian friendly neighborhood is a great option for first time home buyers and young families. It contains both an older section and a newer section. Home prices typically range from the low $100s to low $200s with the exception of new development at the end of Rothmore Dr. where prices range from the mid $300s to low $400s. Public school districts include Farley, Challenger and Grissom.
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