(1200 sq. ft.)
in Birmingham, AL
0 miles from Cahaba River
Welcome to Brookforest! Our home sits on 6 acres about 1.5 miles from the interstate and includes a pond, waterfall, and a large saltwater pool with natural, calming landscaping. Your apartment is located on the ground floor of the house and is 1400 square feet. You have a separate entrance with parking directly in front of your door. The property is tranquil and feels like it is in the country, but is only twenty minutes from downtown and ten minutes from the Summit shopping mall.
There is a covered patio leading up to your door. Keyless entry leads you into your open living area with a 70-inch LCD smart television with an Amazon Fire Stick, couch, coffee table, and a stocked coffee bar with both regular and decaf. As you walk further into your living space, you have a dining table with seating for four as well as a desk with a monitor and cables to connect a PC, a comfortable office chair, and complimentary Wi-Fi. As you turn the corner, you will enter the kitchenette with a full-size stainless-steel GE stove and microwave, full-size side-by-side stainless steel KitchenAid refrigerator, sink, island, and a full set of pots and pans to prepare any meal you like. You have a full-size front-loading Whirlpool washer and dryer for your use. The first bedroom has a queen bed and an LCD wall-mounted TV with an Amazon Firestick, dresser, and closet. The second bedroom has two twin beds and toys for your little ones. Your full bath has a curved shower rod for extra space with a shower/bath combination.
On our property, we have several features that are yours to use during your stay. You have access to the 38’ fiberglass saltwater pool, our waterfall with a small fire pit just off the driveway, a larger fire pit in the middle of the property, and our gym equipment in the barn including a Sole treadmill, Diamondback upright stationary bike, 45lb Olympic straight bar with bench for lifting, bumper plates – 45's, 35's, 15's, 10's, and 2.5's , dumbbells – 50's, 40's, 30's, 25's , 15's, 8's, and 5's. Piggly Wiggly grocery store is 3.5 miles away (8-minute drive), Publix is 3.7 miles away, Marty’s Grants Mill – great hamburgers and bar – 3.6 miles (8-minute drive). Within a 20 minute drive are all of the following: Summit Shopping Mall, Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Regions Park – Barons Baseball, Museum of Art, multiple local breweries, Birmingham Zoo, Botanical Gardens, Railroad Park, McWane Science Center, Oak Mountain State Park, Ruffner Park, Red Mountain Park, Barber Motor Sports, Grand River Outlet Mall, Dave & Busters, Sloss Furnace National Historic Museum, Carraway-Davies House (5 minute drive), Church of the Highlands (3 minute drive), Liberty Park, Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, Movie Theaters and multiple fine and casual dining restaurants. Talladega Superspeedway is 40 miles from our house and primarily an interstate drive with easy access. Uber and Lyft pick up here and we are happy to help you decide where to go for a night out!
The entire downstairs is yours and you may use the property as well, but the property could be shared space depending on our family plans. We always try to accommodate our guest's use of the pool and outdoors and stay out of your way and we will communicate if we plan to use the space and schedule with you.
Other things to note
We will consider reservations for events, but any special event will have an additional charge that we can discuss prior to booking, just message me to discuss.
We live on six acres and that means we have wildlife, insects, and foliage that you might not be accustomed to. We are happy to help with any inconveniences you experience, but we happily co-exist with nature at Brookforest Acres.