Friday, August 25, 2017

Arts List & US Space and Rocket Center

Huntsville made it onto another wonderful list. This time "6 Art Projects That Are Making Cities Healthier". It puts Huntsville in the same category as Philadelphia, Greensboro N.C., and Spartanburg S.C.

The article can be found at NationSwell.

Also Governor of Alabama, Kay Ivey has given $10 million economic development grant for a new US Cyber Camp at the US Space and Rocket Center. More information about it can be found at the link provide from

Photo by Lee Roop/

Homes on the Market at of 8/25/17

Huntsville, AL 35811
$152,900**NEW PRICE**

TOTALLY UPDATED!! Built for owner. Great drive up. Large porch for entertaining. Enter the foyer w/laminate wood floors in foyer, family room, dining room 6/5/17. Stairs & all bedrooms updated carpet and pad 6/12/17. Elegant kitchen flooring replaced in Kit & both baths. Family room has lovely warm & inviting wood burning FP w/brick extending to ceiling. Formal dining overlooks b'ful b'yard. Large kitchen w/b'fast area w/updated countertops and beautiful backsplash. Deck off from kitchen overlooks b'yard w/large mature trees. Large bedrooms, large master has walk in closet. Huge oversized 2 car garage 27x27. This house is ready to occupy. Very friendly neighborhood. Refrigerator remains.

Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty

Huntsville, AL 35803
TOTALLY GUTTED & RENOVATED MAY '17!! Kitchen, granite, updated appliances, backsplash, ceramic tile. Outstanding extra thick premium laminate flooring for endurance in family room, living room, dining room, and hall. Fresh interior soothing designer paint thru out. Roof in Spring '17. Freshly poured concrete pad for BBQ off family room. Workshop. Near new Grissom campus. This is an absolute must see! Won't last!!

Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty

Huntsville, AL 35806
This house is built for entertaining!!! It has it all!! Awesome open floor plan. Beautifully decorated. Windows, windows windows. This is a ranch with 30ft bonus room up or teenage suite w/Juliet balcony overlooking kitchen suite, w/enormous open kitchen area w/b'fast & morning room, & very large b'fast bar. Cabinets galore. W'ful family and dining area w/gleaming hardwoods overlooking the huge flat backyard. Double door master w/tray ceiling & access to deck. Luxury glamour bath w/double vanity & jetted tub. Laundry room w/ built-in-sink & cabinets. Plenty of understair storage. Spacious deck. Large side entry garage. Cul-de-sac. Convenient to both Providence and Madison shopping.

Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty

Madison, AL 35756
THIS HOUSE HAS EVERYTHING! INCLUDING CORNER LOT & INGROUND TORNADO SHELTER! Inviting enormous Family Room has high ceilings, gas fireplace, crown molding, windows, windows, windows & overlooks covered patio & privacy fenced backyard. Adjacent Study has French doors, could be potential 5th bedroom if needed. Wood floors in Foyer/Family/Dining Rooms. Oversized gourmet kitchen to die for! Wall of cabinets & granite countertop space galore. Split elegant Master w/luxury master bath w/oversized walk in closet. This house has two master suites. Three car side entry garage w/built in tornado shelter. Extended Parking Pad at end of driveway. HOA includes Clubhouse, Tennis, Pool, & Common Grounds.
Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty

Athens, AL 35613
Magnificent Country Living in the City! Elegance! Gorgeous one of a kind Southern Living home, hardwoods, granite thru-out. From the oversized southern style covered front porch entering into large inviting foyer leading thru formal dining & living areas to fam room, cathedral ceiling, unique FP, adjacent awesome sunroom. Windows, windows, windows, overlooking breathtaking b’ful backyard, complete outside kitchen incl: huge brick FP for gathering. Oversized kitchen, large island, huge b’fast area overlooking scenic backyard. Geothermal A/C. Built-in generator, safe room. “HUGE 4th BR/BONUS ROOM READY FOR MOM!” Kitchenette, 3/4 bath, ready for Alabama/Auburn games & get togethers.

Virtual Tour 

Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty

Friday, August 18, 2017

Reminder - Eclipse a few days away

Just a quick reminder that the Eclipse is only a few days away. It will be on Monday August 21st. Jason Simpson and Ben Smith of WHNT say that "Partial solar eclipse begins approximately at 12pm, peaks shortly before 1:30pm, and ends approximately at 3pm. " Local time.  Remember NOT to look directly into the sun as it may cause permanent eye injuries. 

Additional Links for information:
Time and Date
NASA Eclipse Website

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Best Destination in Alabama for Nature Lovers - Expedia 2017

Expedia recently released a list of best destinations in every state for nature lovers. For Alabama, Huntsville made the top of the list again. This time for the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, and Wade Mountain Nature Preserve & Green Mountain Nature Trails. The list for all the states can be found at this Expedia Link.

Picture from Huntsville Botanical Gardens