Owens Cross Roads Homes for Sale
Real Estate in Owens Cross Roads Alabama
Not sure where Hampton Cove ends and Owens Cross Roads begins? Don't worry, we will fill in the gaps. Owens Cross Roads was the original small town "over the mountain" from Huntsville before the master-planned community of Hampton Cove broke ground in the early 90s. That same small town exists today and is home to some of our favorite locally-owned restaurants in the area (see below). It is also the post office with the zip code 35763 which serves the entire area that can be called Mountain Cove, Big Cove, Hampton Cove, or Owens Cross Roads.
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Living in Owens Cross Roads
Ownes Cross Roads is a quieter neighborhood that is smaller than most of the towns in Huntsville. This area is seeing a lot of growth and new construction that is expected to continue. This is a popular place to live for families and retirees. This is an area that has a strong sense of community and residents love their town. Owens Cross Roads is a highly sought-after area and puts you close to one of the most famous cities, Nashville. Living in Owens Cross Roads allows you to be close enough to the big city lifestyle, but maintain a small town and rural feel. For outdoor lovers, Owens Cross Roads is known as one of the prettiest spots in the Huntsville region because of its prime access to parks, walkways, and sanctuaries. Young families are loving relocating to Owens Cross Roads.
Living in "real" Owens Cross Roads feels more rural. You are likely to encounter quaint older homes on large lots or even acreage. Most of the Mountain Cove/Big Cove neighborhoods date from the 90's or 2000's with just a couple of pockets of older homes. These newer developments primarily straddle Taylor Road and Old Big Cove Road. Most offer a neighborhood pool, clubhouse, and some play areas for children. With the development of the Taylor Road/Old Big Cove corridor has come extensive sidewalks making it easy to walk between subdivisions, to school at GSES, and even to the Walmart shopping center.
Things To Do In Owens Cross Roads
Wether you are a resident of Ownes Cross Roads or visiting and considering relocating, there are a lot of things to do and check out. Here are some of the most popular things to do.
- Hampton Cove Golf Course
- Mark Russell Rec Center
- Cathedral Caverns State Park
- Hayes Nature Preserve
Grandmother's House offers southern comfort food in a cozy converted home environment. Take time to visit with the owners and staff (many of whom are kin) to hear great stories about the 7 generations who were raised on this family farm.
Perfect Timing Bar & Grill is truly a neighborhood institution. With ping pong, corn hole, and plenty of outdoor seating, families of all ages love hanging out at this laid-back grill. And as an OCR resident, Katie definitely agrees with their marquee - Best Cheeseburger in Huntsville.
Owens also just opened a Dutch Bros Coffee!
Owens Cross Roads Schools
Owens Cross Roads is a popular and populated area. There has been a lot of growth in Huntsville and as a result, Ownes Cross Roads has seen this growth too. If you live in the actual town of Owens Cross Roads, your home will be zoned for Madison County schools with Pre-K through 6th grade attending Owens Cross Roads Elementary School and 7th-12th at New Hope. However, a large part of 35763 is zoned for Huntsville City including most of the new developments. The homes on the west side of Highway 431 attend Goldsmith-Schiffman Elementary School, while those on the east side are zoned for Hampton Cove Elementary. Both of these two elementary schools come together at Hampton Cove Middle and continue on to Huntsville High.
Owens Cross Roads Real Estate
Housing costs and rents in Owens Cross Roads are more affordable that in other areas nearby. The homes in Owens Cross Roads have beautiful architecture and cater to families. This area has a family-friendly atmosphere where many desire to raise their children. With a lot of new construction in the area, there are brand-new homes available for buyers.
What Locals Say About The Area
“This is a very well kept secret. Most of our neighbors are engineers. The schools have programs that keep students interested. We are highly involved in our local community, from the all abilities park, to the rec center, to the community pool. There are plenty of shops within 5 minutes of our community. There is lots of nature to observe and mountains for hiking, biking, walking your dog, and driving. There is access to tourist attractions. Only 1.5 hours from Nashville and/or Birmingham. The medical community here keeps expanding as does the government contract work. Unemployment here is practically non-existent.”-Niche
Whether you’re an Owens Cross Roads resident, considering a move to the area, or wondering if you should include Huntsville in your list of potential hometowns, we are here to help! To learn more about relocating to Owens Cross Roads, contact our office at any time. We would love to assist you with any of your buying, selling, or investment needs.
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