3 reasons why you’ll feel like you live at a resort at Trussville’s Carrington Lakes (VIDEO)

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Living rooms open into kitchen at Carrington Lakes.
This could be your living room. Photo supplied

Have you ever heard of Trussville’s Carrington Lakes? I hadn’t either, until I had the chance to go there recently and take a look around. What I found surprised me.

If you’re longing for a sweet home in a community that offers the best of the great outdoors, and is actually only about half an hour from Birmingham, you need to schedule a tour.

1—Carrington Lakes is so inviting

Doesn’t that speak for itself? The outdoors is so inviting. And, we were surprised when we stepped inside the model home. It’s just gorgeous, and they thought of everything.

2—Carrington Lakes is all about enjoying the outdoors

Drone's eye view of Carrington Lakes.
Drone’s eye view of Carrington Lakes. Photo from Carrington Lakes via Facebook

It’s not just the homes that draw people to Carrington Lakes. Or the award-winning Trussville schools. Or the fact that it’s a half hour from downtown Birmingham on I-59.

When people buy a home in Carrington Lakes, they also get a host of things other people go on vacation to experience.

The community clubhouse

Community Clubhouse.
The community clubhouse and pool are centrally located. Photo supplied.

This is an ideal setting for a bridal shower, a graduation party, or just hanging out. Downstairs, you’ll find these things, too:

  • Exercise room—because sometimes it rains, and you still want to work out
  • Party room you can go in with wet feet from the pool—kids’ birthday parties, anyone?

The Junior Olympic size pool

Carrington Lakes has a Junior Olympic pool.
This is where I would be every morning when it’s warm. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

The tennis courts with basketball goals

Tennis courts and basketball goals at Carrington Lakes.
Anyone for tennis? Photo supplied

These are perfect for letting the kids burn off some energy or for playing a game with neighbors.

The beach volleyball court

You can play beach volleyball at Carrington Lakes, too.
Doesn’t that look like so much fun? Photo supplied

Because sometimes you just need to feel the sand between your toes. There’s also an outdoor amphitheater up the hill where you can gaze at the stars or bring a band out.

Five lakes

You can fish on all five lakes at Carrington Lakes.
Everywhere you turn there’s a lake. Photo supplied

All are stocked with fish and ready for you to head out with your boat. There are boat launches, too.

Boat launch at Carrington Lakes
Boat launches make getting your fishing boat, kayak or canoe in the water super-easy. Photo supplied

The trails + views of mountains and lakes

There are lovely lakeside trails for running, hiking or strolling.
Imagine hitting the trail on the left for your morning run. Or mid-day hike. Or afternoon stroll. Photo supplied

Doesn’t it sound so nice? This is why you need to go check it out. You’ll be glad you did.

3—Check out the homes at Carrington Lakes

This is one of the types of homes available at Carrington Lakes.
One of the many styles of homes at Carrington Lakes. Photo supplied

Three of us from Bham Now went out to Carrington Lakes and we pretty much wanted to move in once we saw the inside of the model home.

While enjoying the outdoors, you can definitely feel like you’re on vacation, inside, the feeling is 100% home.

The kitchen opens into the living room.
A nice open kitchen and living room. Photo supplied

There’s a cozy home office just off the foyer, an incredible kitchen that opens out into a family room, a mud room just off the garage, plus bedrooms and spa-like bathrooms upstairs. And this is just one floorpan.

New homes sell for between $260,000 and $420,000, with a range of floor plans and views to choose from.

Porch view at Carrington Lakes.
Imagine having this view from your porch. Photo supplied

If the idea of living in a beautiful new home 30 minutes from downtown Birmingham appeals to you, you need to check out Carrington Lakes. You’ll be close to all that’s happening in Trussville, and you’ll feel like you’re living out in the country.

Schedule your tour today at www.carringtonlakesal.com.

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Author: Sharron Mendel Swain

Writer, Interviewer + Adventurer | Telling stories to make a difference