Southern TraceBe the first to know about Southern Trace, our newest community in Leeds! Southern Trace features cottage-inspired home plans up to 2,185 square feet – plus all homes include elegant, durable flooring, state-of-the-art appliances and our smart home technology package. Southern Trace offers the ease of being close to Birmingham attractions, and the convenience of local shopping and dining. It’s minutes away from Barber Motorsports Park, known for its big-name races, and the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, showcasing an extensive collection of motorcycles. The Outlet Shops of Grand River has discount clothing stores and a drive-in movie theater, and a seasonal farmers’ market sells local produce downtown every Thursday. It’s also a prime location for personal travel, conveniently located off I-20 and US Highway 119. It’s a short twenty-minute commute to downtown Birmingham, and only two hours to either Atlanta or Huntsville. Call today to get on the list to receive exclusive community updates, pricing and grand opening information as it becomes available.
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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.