Heritage TraceThe Galen is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom plan offering 2,339 square feet. It features a spacious kitchen with breakfast island, generous cabinet space and a walk-in pantry. The kitchen opens to the oversized living room with plenty of space for entertaining. A flex room is also on the main level, perfect for a formal dining room or home office. The expansive owner’s suite on the second level features a vaulted ceiling, as well as a spa-inspired bathroom with soaking garden tub, separate tiled shower, and double vanities. Three additional bedrooms, a full bathroom and a walk-in laundry room are also on the second level. Quality materials and workmanship throughout, with superior attention to detail, plus a one-year builders warranty. Your new home also includes our smart home technology package! A D.R. Horton Smart Home is equipped with technology that includes the following: a Z-Wave programmable thermostat manufactured by Honeywell; a Z-Wave door lock manufactured by Kwikset; a Z-Wave wireless switch manufactured by Eaton Corporation; a Qolsys, Inc. touchscreen Smart Home control device; an automation platform from Alarm.com; a SkyBell video doorbell; an Amazon Echo and an Amazon Echo Dot.* Talk to a New Home Sales Agent for details.
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.