Located just 15 miles northwest of Montgomery, Alabama, the city of Prattville is home to about 35,000 people. It’s also one of Alabama’s faster-growing communities, having grown in size by around 40 percent over the past two decades.
Lowder New Homes has been building in this thriving community for years. In past years, we built homes in the Mountain Lakes community, and today, we’re building new construction homes in Hedgefield. That gives our team a unique perspective into what makes Prattville a great place to live. Let’s look at six perks of living in Prattville, Alabama.
1. Natural beauty abounds in Prattville.
As part of Alabama’s River Region, Prattville sits near the banks of the scenic Alabama River, and rolling hills and mature trees are an integral part of the landscape. If you like the idea of living among nature while being close to city conveniences, Prattville is the town for you!
2. Prattville is close to many golfing destinations.
Home to the Capitol Hill Golf Course along the famed Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Prattville has become known as a golfing destination for the region — so much so, in fact, that Livability.com ranked Prattville as one of its Top Ten Best Golf Cities. Prattville residents are minutes away from one of the best courses in the state, and only a short drive away from numerous other great courses.
3. Prattville offers many outdoor recreation opportunities.
In addition to golfing, there are many other things to enjoy about the great outdoors around Prattville. Go boating, fishing or swimming in one of the area’s numerous waterways, have a picnic at one of the local parks, or hike through a soaring bamboo canopy at Wilderness Park. The Hedgefield neighborhood, in particular, provides easy access to great outdoor recreation opportunities like fishing on the Alabama River or kayaking on Autauga Creek. For the more committed outdoorsy-types, destinations in Talladega National Forest are only about an hour’s drive away.
4. Prattville is an easy commute to Maxwell AFB and Montgomery.
For civilian employees and members of the Armed Services stationed at nearby Maxwell AFB, Prattville offers a welcoming small-town alternative to living in Montgomery. Likewise, those who work in Montgomery proper find Prattville to be an easy 15-mile commute. Far enough away to be its own quiet destination, yet close enough to great shopping and dining, Prattville offers the best of both worlds.
5. Prattville is a great place to raise a family.
Prattville’s small-town vibe and great schools make it one of the top places in Alabama for younger families starting out. Residents of this community frequently comment that they feel it’s a great place to raise children — and with the city continuing to grow and offer additional services, that trend is only likely to continue. Learn more about family-friendly activities in Prattville, AL.
6. Prattville has affordable new construction homes.
Of course, one of the biggest reasons why people are moving to Alabama, in general, is that they can get more home for the money here — Alabama is one of the most affordable places to live in the nation. Among the upscale suburban communities, Prattville still offers great value for the price. Buying a new construction home in Prattville is quite affordable, and in fact, many buyers prefer to buy new rather than purchase one of Prattville’s older homes that may require continual upkeep.
Prattville Neighborhood Spotlight: Hedgefield
One of the best new reasons to consider moving to Prattville is the Hedgefield neighborhood. Located off Cobbs-Ford Road, this community is already gaining a solid reputation for its generous lots, varied floor plans, and energy-efficient construction — not to mention affordability! Homes in Hedgefield range between the low $200s up to the $300s. In addition, the neighborhood offers easy access to Prattville’s newest shops and dining options, as well as Daniel Pratt Elementary. Hedgefield’s convenience to I-65 makes it ideal for commuters working at Maxwell AFB or in downtown Montgomery.
Lowder New Homes is pleased to offer well-built new construction homes in this lovely community. To learn more about available new construction homes for sale in Hedgefield, Prattville, Alabama, give us a call at 334-270-6789.