Mallard LandingMallard Landing is an ideally-located community featuring home plans up to 2,618 square feet, with elegant kitchens, stylish and durable flooring, and our smart home technology package. Located just 17 miles south of Birmingham in Alabaster, Mallard Landing is surrounded by recreational parks, sports complexes and extensive retail, dining and entertainment options. Alabaster is one of the state’s largest cities, and also one of its fastest growing; moneygeek.com recently listed it in the top three safest cities in Alabama. It is home to over 300,000 square feet of retail space, much of which is located at the Propst Promenade and Colonial Promenade South just off Exit 238 on I-65. These feature many specialty stores as well as high-end department stores, and a variety of restaurants and financial institutions. You can also plan a date night or take the family to see a movie at 14-screen movie theater. Alabaster also hosts CityFest, one of the largest annual events in Shelby County. It welcomes thousands of visitors and features live music, a large children's area with games, rides and a vendor market. Mallard Landing offers access to premiere lifestyle resources. Alabaster is home to the county's largest medical facility, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, which has 24-hour medical service and a new cancer treatment center. Alabaster City Schools is an award-winning district, including two elementary schools, an intermediate school, a middle school, and a high school. There are multiple city parks, offering pavilions for events such as picnics, family reunions, and birthday parties, as well as a dog park. Come tour Mallard Landing today and make this vibrant community home!
LIFE IN THE BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER MSA
Welcome to Birmingham, Alabama! We’re excited for the opportunity to serve as your home builder in the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area. D.R. Horton offers single-family homes in the Birmingham area, featuring one- and two-story homes featuring our open-concept floor plans. With homes available from Freedom, Express, Emerald or D.R. Horton Homes, we have a home for every stage in life.
This diversely-populated area has plenty of activities to fit your lifestyle needs. Whether you’re taking a nature hike with your kids at Railroad Park, enjoying a romantic evening in the downtown Lakeview District, or discovering local culture in the historic Five Points South neighborhood – the Birmingham community offers a variety of ways to help make your new house a home.
SCHOOL DISTRICTS*Hoover City Schools
Trussville City Schools Shelby County Schools
Jefferson County Schools Tuscaloosa County Schools
St. Clair County Schools
PARKS AND RECREATION
Railroad Park: Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," this 19-acre green space in downtown Birmingham provides a historically rich landscape of 600 trees and 30 percent water, and various nature trails connecting to Southside and the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s campus.
Metro Area Express (MAX): Operated by the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA), this public transportation system serves a daily average of 400,000 riders across 200 square miles with a fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) environmentally-friendly buses.
The Lakeview District: Comprised of two main historical destinations, The Pepper Place Market District, and The 29th & 7th Entertainment District, this 36-block entertainment district provides a vibrant atmosphere of music venues, dining, shopping and much more near downtown Birmingham.
ARTS AND LIFESTYLE
Five Points South: Located about 5 minutes from downtown, this family-friendly neighborhood consists of well-preserved historical buildings, occupied by an equally-impressive walkable spans of local dining, retail and entertainment merchants.
The 56-foot-tall Vulcan, and its 100,000 pounds of iron, that towers over Birmingham have secured the top-title of the world’s largest cast metal statue. It is also the largest statue ever made in the United States.