Doss FerryJust minutes north of Birmingham, the master-planned community of Doss Ferry features home plans up to 3,163 square feet, with granite countertops, elegant and durable flooring, stainless steel appliances, and all homes come with our smart home technology package. Doss Ferry’s resort-style amenities include a fitness center, outdoor exercise track, a beach-entry swimming pool, and a community playground. You can even host your next party in our elegant Grand Hall, which includes a full kitchen. Doss Ferry’s location is ideal -- just four minutes from I-65 to make your commute hassle-free. It’s across the street from North Jefferson Middle School, two miles from Bryan Elementary School, and only three miles from Mortimer Jordan High School. Come tour Doss Ferry today and find your dream 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.