Murphy PlaceWelcome to Murphy Place! This ideally located community features home plans up to 2,344 square feet, with elegant kitchens, stylish and durable flooring, and our smart home technology package. Murphy Place is conveniently tucked away off Highway 69 and just minutes away from Highway 82 and I-20/59, ensuring you quick access to all the fine dining, shopping, and entertainment that Tuscaloosa, Alabama has to offer. Home to the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is a bustling city of innovation and economic growth, featuring a lively downtown district, the largest outdoor amphitheater in West Alabama, the River Market, and the Gateway Innovation and Discovery Center. Tuscaloosa is perfect for outdoor-inspired lifestyles, with its winding two-mile path along the Black Warrior River, and almost 2,000 acres of green space including over 35 parks, boat landings, six activity centers, and an 18-hole award winning golf course. And you’re just minutes from boating, fishing or just relaxing on Lake Tuscaloosa.
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LIFE IN THE “CRIMSON TIDE” CITY
Welcome to Alabama’s collegiate city! D.R. Horton in the Tuscaloosa area builds quality, one- and two-story brick homes in our Express and D.R. Horton Homes brands. Enjoy the quality and peace of mind that comes from buying a new home from America’s Builder. We’re excited for the opportunity to serve as your home builder in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
This of our nation’s southern coast offers a variety of activities to fit your lifestyle needs. Whether you’re spending the day outdoors with your kids at Lake Lurleen State Park, enjoying a date night on University Boulevard, or pursuing fresh produce at the weekly farmer’s market on the Riverwalk — the Tuscaloosa community offers a variety of ways to help make your new house a home.
SCHOOL DISTRICTS*Tuscaloosa County
PARKS AND RECREATION
Lake Lurleen State Park: Located nine miles northwest of Tuscaloosa and Northport, this 1,625-acre scenic retreat features 23 miles of trails for hiking, biking, fishing camping or boat-riding along the 250-acre lake.
The Tuscaloosa Transit Authority (TTA): The city’s local, government-owned bus system serves nearly 16,000 riders monthly on its regularly-scheduled routes; as well as a downtown trolley with daily stops at entertainment districts as well as special game-day services.
University Boulevard: Stretching from Capitol Park, Past the University of Alabama to the Arboretum, the “mother road of Tuscaloosa” features a rich history and wealth of sights with plenty of dining and entertainment venues in walking distance.
ARTS AND LIFESTYLE
The Riverwalk: This 178 mile-long span of walkable spans along the southern bank of the Black Warrior River features a variety of park areas and trails, a musical amphitheater and a Saturday morning farmer’s market.
About a five minute drive away from Tuscaloosa lies a city equally as famous for its unique cultural traditions. Northport is notable for serving as home to the internationally acclaimed folk-art celebration — the annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts.