Homewood is primarily comprised of numerous well maintained bungalows and condos, owing of course to the unyielding efforts of many young families who have remodeled some of the older subdivision tracts into, low and behold, a set of several traditional and simply gorgeous small wooded neighborhoods. If your lifestyle is urban and living conveniently located near the city center with quick access to just about everything including the Hospital District, Universities, and Night Life then Homewood should definitely be on your home search list.
Homewood is ideally located within the metro area, a mainly middle-class suburb surrounded by Southside, Vestavia Hills, and Mountain Brook. A majority of the city is comprised of smaller homes and it has an important quantity of rentals and condos. Homewood has also been able to preserve a good school district and has attracted numerous younger households with children.
In addition to the more moderately priced bungalow neighborhoods, in the higher price ranges, also be sure to browse the intriguing up-scale communities of Hollywood and Mayfair. Homewood is easily Birmingham’s hippest and most walk-able suburb with its Soho Square and the people-friendly town center. In fact, according to walkscore.com Homewood is the most walk-able city in Alabama.
Homewood is scattered with smaller neighborhoods moderately priced between $1ook – $300k, much depending on the level of renovation already performed. There are a few homes that have yet to be updated, but many have also already experienced a major remodeling effort. Some of the more interesting neighborhoods within this price category include Edgemont, Edgewood, Grove Park, Oak Grove Estates, and Forest Brook. View: Homewood Single Family Home Map
A couple of quite interesting high-end neighborhoods within Homewood are: the Mayfair Subdivision and the Hollywood Subdivision. In Hollywood you will find an amazing assortment of flat roofed stuccoed, homes built in the 1920s all refurbished for your 21st Century lifestyle. Hollywood: excellent location and fantastic architecture! Nonetheless Mayfair may just be your cup of tea, its more traditional, featuring its rolling and intensely wooded landscaping, while also giving you Hollywood’s ideal location for getting any place in Birmingham.
Given reasonable weather, you will undoubtedly find on any given day, someone jogging or walking the sidewalks and trails of Homewood. From the Shades Creek Greenway, Hollywood Blvd, Edgewood business district, to Green Springs Highway if you’re a jogger you won’t be alone.
The residential and business district of Homewood’s SoHo Square was designed with walking in mind. With such a social lifestyle also comes Condominium living and Homewood has a wide selection of Condos that vary in price from under a $100k to nearly $700k for large luxurious flats. If you are condo shopping Homewood is a must visit experience. Some of the more popular Condo Complexes include; Soho Flats, Harman Hill, Broadway Park, Foxcroft, and Woodland Village. View: Homewood Condo Map
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