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MOUNTAIN BROOK: Home owners in Mountain Brook, Alabama enjoy some of the best neighborhoods, schools, parks, and shopping and in the South. This residential community sits tucked into the hillsides around Birmingham making some of the area’s best views and walking trails available to residents.

The Mountain Brook neighborhoods and subdivisions, Cherokee Bend, Brookwood Forest, Overton, and Crestline are filled with winding scenic roads and estate-sized lots. Many of the neighborhoods are within walking distance of parks, sports fields and schools. Every year is filled with parades, events, concerts and neighborhood block parties, all of which add up to a fantastic and supportive community.

Home prices run from $150,000 to over $1 million. You can check out the Ray & Poynor Listings Map to see what homes are for sale and where they are located within the Mountain Brook city limits.

Mountain Brook also sports five longtime unique shopping villages, Cahaba Village, Crestline Village, English Village, Mountain Brook Village, and Overton Village. Each area has its own flavor with much of the architecture following in the English Tudor tradition. These quaint shopping areas are home to some of Birmingham’s best locally-owned stores as well as a few national brands, providing a healthy mix of local goods and locally grown food with hard to find products, from around the world.


This spirit of providing “the best” carries over to the Mountain Brook city schools. The school system routinely sits at the top of the “Best of” lists in the state and has been awarded many national awards. There are four elementary schools, Brookwood Forest Elementary, Cherokee Bend Elementary, Crestline Elementary and Mountain Brook Elementary. Plus, Mountain Brook Junior High School and Mountain Brook High School.

When looking at “for sale” property in close proximity to schools, walking trails, bike paths and shopping, home buyers will not find much better than Mountain Brook, Alabama. You can learn more about Mountain Brook from their Twitter feed @mountain_brook or from the city’s main webpage.

Choose Ray and Poynor to be your Mountain Brook Real Estate Agent.