Parade of Homes


A Village is a way to highlight a community in the Parade of Homes. All Villages include at least one completed home. Scroll down to learn more about each village! 




Altadena Ridge

The motto for the City of Vestavia Hills is “A Life Above.” Altadena Ridge, an exclusive new gated community in the heart of Vestavia Hills, exemplifies this lifestyle in every way – beginning with the breathtaking views of the future 70 acre City of Vestavia Hills park. But residents of this 58 lot community will enjoy more than just the natural beauty of their surroundings; they will have access to award-winning schools, top-notch city services and convenience to premier shopping, dining and events that will be the envy of their peers.  With a wide variety of floorplans to choose from, Altadena Ridge offers a truly rare opportunity to build the home of your dreams in one of the most sought-after locations in the Birmingham metro area.  Reserve your lot today and experience what it means to live “A Life Above.”

Homes 20, 21, 22

Driving Directions:

From Acton Road, turn onto Lakeland Trail.  The subdivision entrance will be on your right.



Ballantrae is Shelby County’s Favorite Golf Community; inspired by towns along the coast of Scotland. Ballantrae is a magnificent 2,000-acre community in Pelham, just south of Birmingham. Every day feels like a vacation when you live in Ballantrae! Our community offers a resort lifestyle, with an upscale fitness center, junior Olympic swimming pool (with life guards), a playground and an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Bob Culp.

Pelham, one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama, was recentely named The Best Place to Raise Kids in Alabama by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Located in the foothills of Oak Mountain, scenic neighborhoods offer a retreat from the busy world. It is a wonderful place to call home!

Homes 8, 9, 10

Driving Directions:

I-65 South to exit 238, left onto Highway 31, left at the traffic light into Prost Mall, turn at the first right onto Jimmy Gould Drive, then turn left (beside Jim-n-Nicks), at the stop sign turn right into Weatherly Club Drive to Ballantrae, at the round-a-bout take first right, continue past the Ballantrae Golf Club House, turn left at the first street after The Fire Station which is Easdale, Strathaven Circle is the second left, you have arrived!



Black Creek Station

No matter how big or small your family is, what types of amenities you are looking for, or what style of home you prefer. Black Creek Station provides a variety of housing options that will suit almost any need. The new Colonial Promenade shopping center, which features stores such as Best Buy, JC Penney, Target, and Books-a-Million, is also just minutes away, in addition to many other new shopping and dining options, like Chili’s, Full Moon Barbeque, and Stix Asian Cuisine.

While homeowners will enjoy spending time inside their new home, all they have to do is step outside to find a whole other world to explore. The neighborhood has nice professional landscaping, sidewalks and streetlights that make it easy to walk to nearby Black Creek Park and Five Mile Creek, where residents will find softball fields, a picnic pavilion and a creek flowing along one side of a one-mile, lighting walking track, tennis courts. In addition to being close to these recreational opportunities, Black Creek Station is located just off of US31 and only a short distance to Interstate 65.

Home 45

Driving Directions:

Get on I-459 N. Head northeast on Chace Dr toward Riverview Dr. Turn left onto I-459 N toward Atlanta/Gadsden/I-65



Club Place at Brook Highland

Brook Highland is a wonderful residential community that contains over 1,000 homes and lies on about 700 acres off the 280 corridor.  Wooded lots, rolling hills, underground utilites, excellent schools, and easy access all contribute to Brook Highland’s great success in Birmingham.  The community is mostly sold out.  There are a few lots left, so if you love Brook Highland, you better act quickly!

Home 23

Driving Directions:

280 East, onto Shelby County 119, left onto Brook Highland Drive, left on Club Way, right onto Club Place.


Carrington Lakes

Gently tucked in the rolling hills of Trussville, just 20 minutes north of Birmingham, Carrington Lakes is a 1500-acre master planned community that encompasses six stocked lakes with boat launches, a nature preserve, miles of hiking and biking trails, and some of Alabama’s most spectacular views. This unique natural setting is the ideal community for families who love sharing the outdoor life, yet desire all the amenities of a first-class resort with convenient proximity to schools, local attractions, and Birmingham’s distinctive cultural charm.

Homes 54, 55, 56

Driving Directions:

I59 North - exit Deerfoot Parkway. Turn left. Continue on Highway 11 and turn left. Turn right into Carrington. Take 4th right onto Carrington Lane. Pass through guard gate. Welcome Center & Residents’ Clubhouse is on the left.



Chelsea Park

Chelsea Park is one of the fastest growing communities on the 280 Corridor!  In the heart of Chelsea, just past Dunnavant Valley, the rapid commercial growth of the area has people of all ages from all places coming to Chelsea Park.  No longer are amenities like lakes, parks, walking trails and manicured landscaping exclusive to more expensive neighborhoods.  Other amenities include a landscaped entrance with a 100-foot tall clock tower, a park system, playing fields, lakes and an elementary school. When completed Chelsea Park will have 3,000 homes in a variety of distinctive neighborhoods.

Homes 4, 5, 6, 7

Driving Directions:

Turn into Chelsea Park. After you cross the bridge, turn left on Springfield Dr. Turn right on Grayson Way. Right on Grayson Place. Left on Crossbridge Rd. Lot on left.Turn into Chelsea Park. After you cross the bridge, turn left on Springfield Dr. Turn right on Grayson Way. Right on Grayson Place. Left on Crossbridge Rd. Lot on left.



Highland Lakes

Highland Lakes is a truly unique community of homes, quiet tree-lined sidewalks, streets and parks.  It’s a neighborhood in touch with today’s world, but somehow slightly removed from it.  The community’s over 1,700 acres spread out and down from the Appalachian ridges of Oak Mountain.  Streets flow through the woods and around the four beautiful lakes designed and stocked with fish.  No matter where you choose to build in Highland Lakes, you can be assured of gated, retreat-like privacy with executive convenience.  Highland Lakes builders offer you quality construction and a wide variety of home designs.

Homes 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, CH7

Driving Directions:

Highway 280 to Hugh Daniel. Hugh Daniel Highway 41. Right on Highway 41 to Highland Lakes Gate. Through Gate take first right onto Regency Pl. Regency Place to Regency way. right to Columbia Circle. Left to Home. Highway 280 to Hugh Daniel. Hugh Daniel Highway 41. Right on Highway 41 to Highland Lakes Gate. Through Gate take first right onto Regency Pl. Regency Place to Regency way. right to Columbia Circle. Left to Home.



Liberty Park

Liberty Park is a familiar name among people seeking the most sought-after place to live in Birmingham’s acclaimed suburb of Vestavia Hills. As an expertly designed master-planned community, Liberty Park has grown into a vibrant hometown, with over 1,400 families who now enjoy beautiful homes, rewarding lifestyles and enduring friendships.

With the highly ranked Vestavia Hills elementary and middle schools located within Liberty Park, children can walk or ride their bikes to school. And because their classmates are also their neighbors, there’s a very special camaraderie to school life at Liberty Park. For family leisure time, Liberty Park offers extensive recreational choices including the swim center, tennis center, parks, playgrounds, lakes, walking trails and two adjacent sports complexes. And for those who love the game of golf, the award-winning Old Overton Club is accepting full golf and social memberships. To ensure  you always find your dream home, Liberty Park presents new collections and new styles priced from the high $300s to over $700s. Liberty Park’s newest neighborhood, The Overlook, is scheduled to open this spring and will feature 52 stunning new homes from the mid $400s to $700s. As one of Birmingham’s best-selling master-planned communities, Liberty Park is ideal for everyone who believes a true hometown is still the best place to call home.

Homes 40, 41

Driving Directions:

Exit 23 off I-459. Turn right onto Liberty Parkway-straight to 1st roundabout & talk a left onto Lake Pkwy, take a right on Vestlake Ridge Dr. go straight ahead and follow signs.




Located in the Historic community of Trussville, Alabama, Longmeadow offers a convenient lifestyle with homes packed with the features you are looking for! Longmeadow is conveniently located just off Interstate 59 and minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment, as well as an easy commute to Downtown Birmingham.

A community swimming pool and clubhouse add to an already relaxing and inviting community. The pool and clubhouse are great places for neighbors to get together and create new friendships or renew old ones. If walking or jogging is your hobby, sidewalks and streetlights guide your path throughout the community. Combine these great community amenities and a highly desirable location with the craftsmanship of your new Embassy Home, and you have the blueprint for the American Dream. With Embassy Homes’ world class design center and some of the best floor plans around, we can help make your dream home in Longmeadow a reality.

Homes 51, 52

Driving Directions:

0.3 mi Turn left at Longview Trce/Mountain View Trace. 207 ft Turn left onto Clubhouse Dr. 217 ft 6051-6055 Clubhouse Dr. Trussville, AL 35173.Get on I-20 E/I-59 N 2 min (0.8 mi) Head northwest on 24th St N toward 5th Ave N. 46 ft Turn right at the 1st cross street onto 5th Ave N. 200 ft Slight right to stay on 5th Ave N. 0.1 mi Take the ramp to I-20 E/I-59 N. 0.4 mi Keep right at the fork, follow signs for I-20 E/I-59 N/Atlanta/Gadsden and merge onto I-20 E/I-59 N. 0.3 mi Follow I-59 N to Chalkville Mountain Rd in Trussville. Take exit 141 from I-59 N.13 min (14.3 mi) Merge onto I-20 E/I-59 N. 3.5 mi Keep left at the fork to continue on I-59 N, follow signs for Interstate 59 N/Gadsden. 10.6 mi Use the middle lane to take exit 141 toward Trussville/Pinson. 0.2 mi Take Service Rd to Clubhouse Dr. 6 min (2.9 mi) Use the middle lane to turn left onto Chalkville Mountain Rd. 0.2 mi Turn right onto Service Rd. 2.1 mi Turn left onto Trussville Clay Rd. 0.1 mi Turn left onto Longmeadow Pkwy. 0.3 mi Turn left at Longview Trce/Mountain View Trace. 207 ft Turn left onto Clubhouse Dr.



McGill Crossings

Located on Ross Bridge Parkway next to Deer Valley Elementary, and with close access to Highway 150 and I-459, McGill Crossings is a one of a kind community and one of the most desirable  locations in Hoover. Here you will feel as though you have an abundance of property to enjoy without leaving the community. Professionally designed and landscaped architecture, with the overall symmetry of the community in mind, utilizing large caliper trees and an abundance of greenspace. The homes themselves have been designed with the surroundings in mind, featuring natural textures, large porches, gas lanterns, sidewalk hedges and the architectural correctness expected in a community of this caliber. Garages in the rear of the homes will keep the neighborhood looking clean and attractive. The homes in McGill Crossings will range from 2,300 to 4,500 square feet with three, four or five bedroom designs to choose from, including some basement homes, all custom to the site. Other amenities included are: Hoover City Schools, Private gated community, quick access to the Ross Bridge trail system, 1.5 miles to Ross Bridge retail shops. Limited waterfront estate home sites available.

Home 17

Driving Directions:

Get on US-280 E/US-31 S. 1 min (0.3 mi). Continue to US-280 E. 3 min (2.8 mi). Get on I-459 S in Birmingham. 7 min (4.6 mi). Follow I-459 S to AL-150/John Hawkins Pkwy in Hoover. Take exit 10 from I-459 S. 8 min (8.9 mi). Continue on AL-150/John Hawkins Pkwy to your destination. 5 min (2.5 mi). 4990 Ross Bridge Pkwy. Birmingham, AL 35226.



Mt Laurel

Mt Laurel was recently named Birmingham’s only Southern Living Inspired Community. Hand-picked by Southern Living editors, Southern Living Inspired Communities are neighborhoods marked by charm, taste, and Southern spirit that embody a distinctive pride of place. As a traditional community that is master planned in concert with nature, Mt Laurel is a natural fit for this designation. With its tree-lined streets, broad sidewalks, and plentiful green spaces, Mt Laurel is a sustainable, walkable neighborhood that offers residents a relaxed pace of life. Stroll to dinner at the Town Center; take the kids to play in one of our many parks and green spaces; meet a neighbor for a run along a trail; walk your child to school; or fish in our fully stocked lake. At Mt Laurel, you can live more fully. 

It’s an exciting time to be in Mt Laurel. After successfully hosting the 2016 Southern Living Idea House, Mt Laurel continues to create gorgeous new homes and host vibrant community events. Mt Laurel is showcasing beautiful new floor plans with luxurious features not found anywhere else.  We believe in building quality, timeless homes with the latest technology infrastructure, creating inheritable homes for the future. Discover or build the luxury home of your dreams here, and you’ll have more than a place to stay. You’ll have something that truly takes hold of you.

Homes 31, 32

Driving Directions:

From Birmingham, head East on Highway 280 and turn left on Hugh Daniel Drive. Turn right on Highway 41. Go 1.3 miles and turn left onto Mt Laurel Avenue.

  Sawyer Trail 

Sawyer Trail is a GREAT new Ross Bridge community. This new neighborhood will feature 140 home sites. The craftsman houses have front porches built for spending afternoons socializing with family and friends. The community features a community area that includes a pool, pool house, fire pit area, cooking area, and green space for playing outdoor sports. From street names straight from the novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, to the architecture that evokes a classic southern charm, every detail about this community was carefully thought-out and designed.

Home 16

Driving Directions:

From 459 South, take exit 10 towards Highway 150. Turn right onto Highway 150. Go about a mile and then turn right onto Ross Bridge Parkway. Follow Ross Bridge Parkway for about 3 miles. Turn right into Sawyer Trail, it will be the community immediately after James Hill. From Lakeshore, continue past West Oxmoor Road. Turn left onto Ross Bridge Parkway. Follow this road for a mile or two. Take a left onto Sawyer Dr. into Sawyer Trail.  


Sterling Place

New homes in Margaret, Alabama!  Sterling Place provides quality construction and comfortable living at affordable prices in St. Clair County, Alabama.  This charming residential community combines all the tranquility of a natural setting with city conveniences.  There are several spacious floor plans available to choose from. 

Home 57

Driving Directions:

I-20 to Highway 411 North. Continue on Highway 411 to left on Sanie Road. Sterling Place 2.5 miles on left -OR- I-59 north to Argo (Exit 148). Right off ramp to Highway 11. Left on Highway 11 to right on Argo-Margaret Road. Sterling Place 4.6 Miles on right.


The Preserve

Music festivals and art shows, wide porches with rocking chairs and picnics in the’s all here at The Preserve, conveniently located in the heart of Hoover. From early Colonial and Federal to elegant Greek Revival, Italianate and Victorian styles, homes in The Preserve are based on classic American architecture. The most important characteristic of our community is not what’s built here—it’s what’s not built here. Our 300-acre neighborhood adjoins the 350-acre Moss Rock Preserve, with miles of hiking trails through unspoiled forests. With acres of green space, this USS Real Estate development (a division of US Steel) was designed with that same respect for nature. Our eight-acre Village Green serves as a gathering spot, as well as home to our Town Hall and Community pool. Founder’s Park includes a walking trail, playground, picnic pavillion and fishing pond. Memorial Park includes a walking trail, playground, picnic pavillion, grilling area and an outdoor fireplace. Renaissance Park, our newest addition, includes a playground, picnic pavillion and grilling area. As our name implies, nature is preserved here. We believe it sparks the imagination of our residents. Learn more online at

Homes 18, Ch4, CH5

Driving Directions:

I-I-459 South to exit 13-B, Highway 31.  At Crest Cadillac, turn left onto Patton Chapel Road. Turn left onto Preserve Parkway.



Trussville Springs

Here in Trussville Springs, we give you everything under the sun: like the air. And the trees. And the stars. And the birds. And the flowing Cahaba River. And the trail that runs beside it. Because that’s the stuff that’s real. And that’s all you need. There’s a 20 acre park. A spectacular pond with fountain. A pocket park complete with a community storm shelter. Seriously.

We also have a community pool. Because this is Alabama. And it’s hot here in the summer. And we’re just a stone’s throw from some great shops and restaurants. The kinds of places where you can order your “usual” and catch up with an old friend.  

This is life on the Cahaba River.  This is life in Trussville Springs – where life flows from within. 

Homes 47, 48, 49

Driving Directions:

From I-459 North, Exit on Hwy 11 in Trussville.  Go approximately 4 miles through downtown. Trussville Springs is located on the right just past City Hall.



The Village

The Village is a unique community of up-scale, custom-built homes with an entrance directly across from the main street of Mt Laurel, a pedestrian-friendly community. The Village is surrounded by nature trails, parks, a pool, cabana and sidewalks that connect the entire Village neighborhood and also guide you to the center of Mt Laurel. Residents can ride their bikes, shop or get dinner and ice cream all without getting in the car. Mt Laurel Elementary School is directly across Highway 41 from The Village making every day family life easy and convenient! No matter where you choose to build in The Village, you can be assured of a small town feel and easy living. The Village builders offer you quality construction with a wide variety of home designs and prices.

Homes 29, 30, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39

Driving Directions:

Highway 280 to Highway 41. Highway 41 to Highland Village Drive.




Located in Vestavia Hills, Viridian - inspired by the grand homes built at the turn of the twentieth century - will provide all the charm of a classic vintage neighborhood with the latest in energy-efficient green homebuilding. Twenty historically authentic, one-of-a-kind designs will be available in this gated community, with prices starting in the $600s.  Two lush parks and an abundance of green space and undisturbed forest will provide privacy and a sense of history for this significant property.

Homes 42, 43

Driving Directions:

Turn on Tyler Road from Columbiana Road.  Go 1 mile on Tyler Road and Viridian Way will be on your right.



Willow Branch

Willow Branch is one of the newest, Chelsea School Zoned, Master Planned 200 +/- lot community featuring large, private wooded lots, a future pool and clubhouse, new sectors opening in 2017, nature areas, sidewalks, and street lights. Willow Branch boasts homes ranging from one level homes starting in the $200k’s all the way up to 5 bedroom basement homes with 3 car garages starting in the $300k’s. All homes in Willow Branch are Smart Homes with open concept floor plans, and the majority of the homes have 2 bedrooms on the main level. Willow Branch homes also feature covered porches, irrigation, hardwood flooring, stainless steel gas appliances, granite, tile showers and much more. Minutes away from I65 and Highway 280.

Homes 1, 2, 3

Driving Directions:From Highway 280 toward Chelsea. Turn right at red light onto Highway 43. Turn left onto Old Highway 280. Turn right onto Highway 11. Turn left at Shell Station onto Highway 36. Willow Branch is 2.5 miles on the left.  – OR –  From I-65 South, take exit 242 turn right onto Highway 52 toward Highway 11. Turn left at T at Highway 11. Turn right at shell station onto Highway 36. Willow Branch is 2.5 miles on the left.



Woodhaven Trace

Welcome to Woodhaven Trace!  Only 6 Lots Remaining! Custom Brick Homes Built By Prominence Homes.  One-level homes from the $290’s and basement homes from the $320’s. Prominence Homes has several plans from which to choose or will help you design the home of your dreams. Enjoy the peace and quiet of this lovely retreat neighborhood. Woodhaven Trace is conveniently located near I-459, the NEW Hoover YMCA on Highway 150  and The Grove Shopping Center.  Why choose Woodhaven Trace?  The answers are clear: Hoover Schools, Great Location, the convenience of Hoover Shopping, an abundance of Restaurants and Homes Quality-Built by Prominence Homes. Please visit our website at

Home 14

Driving Directions:

Take 459 Exit Take 459 to exit 6 go left on 52. Go 1.5 miles and take left on Guyton Road/Woodhaven Rd  Then left into Woodhaven Trace.