Vestavia Hills Homes and Condos for Sale

With a convenient location in the Birmingham area, Vestavia Hills is a progressive city with a healthy dose of Southern hospitality. The city saw most of its development starting in 1946, with incorporation in 1950. This picturesque little city grew out of the estate that belonged to George B. Ward, the Birmingham mayor. The original estate that enjoys landmark status has gardens and sculpture reminiscent of ancient Roman landmarks.

Population and Amenities

The friendly atmosphere and proximity to Birmingham make Vestavia Hills a nice place to live. With a population of just over 34,000 in 2010, the city enjoys six large parks and sports complexes. Some of the amenities include walking trails, pools, and dog parks in select locations.

Schools

The local school system, with its enrollment of 6,000 students, has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal and other sources for its high quality. The math and debate teams are known for having won several national competitions. With 25% of the population being under 25, parents can be well-assured of being able to find things for their kids to do all the time.

Fun Attractions

The Birmingham Ballet has its headquarters in Vestavia Hills, with programs benefiting the youth of all ages. Other nearby attractions include Vulcan Park with its dedication to industry, the McWane Center and its many science exhibits, and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. From younger kids looking for adventure to retirees wanting to enjoy some quiet, there is something suitable for all ages.

Real Estate Options

The average home price in Vestavia Hills is $332,000 according to Zillow estimates with a 6% increase in home prices. Prices are expected to decrease by 1% over the next year, making the market neutral for buyers and sellers. Average rental pricing for 2-bedroom houses is $926, with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $774 a month and studios averaging $537.

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