Driving “Over the Mountain” from Birmingham into Mountain Brook is like entering a time warp back to Mayberry. Children walk to school, neighbors greet each other in their front yards, and everybody knows everybody.
Fun in the forms of local shopping and dining, exceptional schools, and its close proximity to everything happening in Central Alabama are what give Mountain Brook its charm.
Located just minutes from Downtown Birmingham, Mountain Brook is the perfect place for expanding and established families looking to put down roots. For those looking for a forever home in a tight-knit community, Mountain Brook is the perfect place to call home.
For those looking for some of the most unique real estate, the Birmingham area has to offer, look no further than Mountain Brook. Everything from tudor style homes to townhomes and modern craftsman-style homes line the sidewalk-scaped streets.
The villages of Mountain Brook are truly what separate it from other suburbs in the Birmingham metro. English Village , Mountain Brook Village , Lane Parke, Crestline Village, Cahaba Village , Mountain Brook Plaza, and Overton Village all offer unique dining, shopping, and businesses to the citizens of Mountain Brook.
You don’t have to leave the city limits for fine dining in Mountain Brook. Habitat Feed & Social at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Lane Parke is an excellent choice for great food, service, and atmosphere. Also nearby is Brick & Tin, serving great food at reasonable prices throughout the day. If you’re in the mood to unwind after a long day and maybe even enjoy some live music, Otey’s Tavern is the place to be for a great burger and cold beverage.
You’ll have many options for getting outside and enjoying nature in Mountain Brook. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Birmingham Zoo are within city limits, and both offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy local and forgein animals, landscape, and architecture. The Botanical Gardens offer more than 65 acres and 30 gardens, such as the Asian Garden and Fern Garden, to enjoy. There is also a cafe on-site to enjoy a nice lunch surrounded by a great landscape. Spending the afternoon at the Zoo is a real treat. Featuring animals from all over the world, it’s a great way to learn about conservation efforts and what’s living in our backyard.
Mountain Brook is one of the most convenient suburbs in all of Birmingham. Located just off Highway 280 and the Red Mountain Expressway, Mountain Brook is just a quick ride away from Interstates 459, 59, 20 and 65. Essentially sharing a backyard with the City of Birmingham, there is no easier commute into Downtown than from Mountain Brook.
Mountain Brook offers the best of all worlds for those looking to relocate in the Birmingham area. It offers the opportunity to be Downtown in a matter of minutes and still a world away on a quiet Saturday night.
But you don’t have to listen to us sing our praises; check out what the locals are saying about their community below. You can even see homes currently for sale, check out the school systems, explore some hidden gems, and more.
When you’re ready to start packing your bags, give the experts at RealtySouth a call. We’re experts in Mountain Brook real estate and would love to welcome you and your family to the neighborhood. Give us a call today!