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This is your chance to own a popular piece of Vestavia Hills history in this updated & totally charming two-story full brick home. Ask most Vestavia residents--they'll tell you this is everyone's favorite home! Step inside the front door to a spacious grand foyer with antique chandelier--then on to the huge living room with wood-burning fireplace, den with gas fireplace & banquet-sized dining room. Updated sun-filled kitchen includes stainless gas stove & eating space at bay window with great view of the slate patio & big yard. 2nd floor has 4 large bedrooms & 2 updated baths. House has beautiful original hardwood flooring & windows, crown molding & high ceilings. Spacious bonus room/media/office in finished walk up attic. Full basement with 2-car garage & plenty of storage. Great location within walking distance of Vestavia City Center with stores, movie theatre, Publix & restaurants. 10 mins to UAB, 12 minutes to downtown! Schedule a Private Showing

Listing courtesy of GALMLS / RE/MAX Southern Homes
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Property details for 1960 SOUTHWOOD RD

Last updated Mar 28, 2017 12:04 PM
Last changed 13 days ago

The Building

Year Built: 1953

Year Built Desc: Existing

Sq.Ft. Source: Per Tax Report

Main Level SqFt: 2070

Unfinished Basement SqFt: Sqft

Finished Basement SqFt: Sqft

Exterior: 4 Side Brick, Brick Over Foundation

Exterior Features: None

Foundation: Basement

Basement: Full Basement

Basement Style I: Daylight Basement, Plumbing Stubbed, Concrete Block

Decks: No

Basement Style II: All Unfinished

Energy Green Features: Ridge Vent

Attic: Yes

Attic: Walk-Up

Tri-Level: No

Levels: 2+ Story

Rooms Level 1: Den/Family (LVL 1), Dining Room (LVL 1), Half Bath (LVL 1), Kitchen (LVL 1), Laundry (LVL 1), Living (LVL 1)

Rooms Level 2+: Bedroom (LVL 2+), Bonus (LVL 2+), Full Bath (LVL 2+), Master Bath (LVL 2+), Master Bedroom (LVL 2+)

Split Foyer: No


Interior Features: Recess Lighting, Security System

Kitchen Features: Eating Area, Pantry

Kitchen Equipment: Cooktop-Gas, Dishwasher Built-In, Microwave Built-In, Oven-Electric, Self-Cleaning, Plumbed for Gas in Kit, Refrigerator, Some Stainless Appl, Stove-Gas

Fireplaces: 2

Rooms: Bedroom, Bonus, Den/Family , Dining Room , Full Bath, Half Bath , Kitchen , Laundry , Master Bath, Master Bedroom

Room 1: Living

Room 6: Half Bath

Room 8: Master Bath

Room 11: Bedroom

Room 12: Full Bath

Room 13: Bonus

Floors: Carpet, Hardwood, Marble Floor, Stone Floor, Tile Floor

Ceiling Type: 9 Feet +, Crown Molding, Smooth Ceilings

Fireplace Type: Gas , Woodburning

Fireplace Details: Brick , Marble

Fireplace Location: Den, Living Room

Kitchen Counter Tops: Stone

Room 7: Master Bedroom

Room 9: Bedroom

Room 2: Dining Room

Room 10: Bedroom

Room 3: Den/Family

Room 4: Kitchen

Room 5: Laundry

Window Treatments: Some to Remain

Financial & Terms

Financing: Cash, Conventional, VA

Sale Type: N/A

Ownership Type: Fee Simple

Listing Price per Acre: $169.47


County: Jefferson

Minor Subdivision: BEACON HILL

Major Subdivision: BEACON HILL

Directions: From downtown Birmingham, South on Hwy 31 through Homewood to Vestavia Hills, right on Southwood Road. Or From downtown B'ham on I-65 South, exit at Hwy. 31 Hoover/Vestavia, left on Hwy. 31, past Publix on the left, left on Southwood Rd.

The Property

Patio: Yes

Lot Description: Heavy Treed Lot, Interior Lot, Some Trees

Historic Register: Yes

Patio: Open

Class: Residental

Flood Plain: No

Property Access: Gravel Road, Public Road


Parcel ID: 28-00-19-3-005-009.000


Bedrooms: 4


Total Baths: 3

Full Baths: 2

Half Baths: 1

Bed/Bath Features: Linen Closet, Separate Shower, Separate Vanities, Tub/Shower Combo

The Listing

Property Type: Single Family

Listing Type: Exclusive Agency

Heating & Cooling

Cooling: Central , Electric

Heating: Central, Forced Air, Gas Heat

HVAC Total Area: 4042


Public Water: Public Water

Sewer/Septic: Septic

Underground Utilities: No

Laundry: Yes

Laundry Features: Washer Hookup

Laundry Dryer Hookup: Dryer-Electric


Laundry Location: Main

Laundry Space: Room

Water Heater: Gas


Elementary School: VESTAVIA-EAST

Jr/Middle School: PIZITZ


The Community

Association Fee: No


Garage Spaces: 2

Garage Entry Location: Side

Parking Features: Basement Parking, Driveway Parking, Lower Level

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What it's like to live at 1960 SOUTHWOOD RD


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Sale history for 1960 SOUTHWOOD RD

Date Event Price % Change
Mar 14, 2017 Listed / Active $685,000

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Schools near 1960 SOUTHWOOD RD


Vestavia Hills Elementary School East

Public K-3


Vestavia Hills Elementary Central School

Public 4-5


Louis Pizitz Middle School

Public 6-8


Vestavia Hills High School

Public 9-12


Vestavia Hills Elementary School East

Public K-3


Vestavia Hills Elementary Central School

Public 4-5


Vestavia Day School

Private K-3


Ascension Episcopal Kindergarten

Private K-K


Southminster Day School

Private K-5


Vestavia Hills Elementary School West

Public K-3


Our Lady Of Sorrows

Private K-8


Edgewood Elementary School

Public K-5


Louis Pizitz Middle School

Public 6-8


Our Lady Of Sorrows

Private K-8


Vestavia Hills High School

Public 9-12


Vestavia Day School

Private K-3


Ascension Episcopal Kindergarten

Private K-K


Southminster Day School

Private K-5


Our Lady Of Sorrows

Private K-8

* GreatSchools scores are based on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is above average.

The school service areas are not definitive and should only be used as guidance. GreatSchools Ratings provided by www.greatschools.org

The details on 1960 SOUTHWOOD RD: This house located in Birmingham, AL 35216 is currently for sale for $685,000. 1960 SOUTHWOOD RD is a – square foot house with 4 beds and 2.5 baths that has been on Estately for 14 days. This house is in the attendance area of Vestavia Hills Elementary School East, Vestavia Hills Elementary Central School, Louis Pizitz Middle School, and Vestavia Hills High School.

Listing Courtesy of: GALMLS and RE/MAX Southern Homes.

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