Wild Timber Neighborhood, Pelham, Alabama

Looking for a home in Pelham that feels like it’s away from the city? Then you should take a look at Wild Timber! This neighborhood nestles right up to Oak Mountain State Park. While it feels secluded, it’s a short distance from I65, making it a great location to live. 

This neighborhood also features large, wooded lots, and while it’s an established neighborhood there are lots available to build on. Let’s learn more about the Wild Timber neighborhood, including the school zones, what’s closeby, and more below!

Wild Timber Location

Wild Timber neighborhood is located in Shelby County, located in Pelham, Alabama, 35124. Wild Timber is about 25 miles south of Birmingham, Alabama. It is 5.5 miles from the Publix shopping center, located in Pelham Towne Center, which also has restaurants, including a local favorite, Smiley Brothers. The neighborhood is approximately 5.7 miles from Interstate 65.

If you read our last post on the Grey Oaks neighborhood, this may feel familiar – and that’s because the entrance to Wild Timber is straight across from Grey Oaks! In the next section, let’s look at how current residents feel about living in the Grey Oaks neighborhood.

Living in Wild Timber

Wild Timber is a peaceful neighborhood to live in in the Pelham area. People who live there state on Nextdoor that they enjoy living in the neighborhood because it’s family friendly, peaceful, a great atmosphere, a great community, and it has plenty of walking space for residents and dogs, residents love their yards, landscaping, and the overall atmosphere of this community. 

Some of the top interests that residents in Wild Timber enjoy are gardening and landscaping, traveling, hiking (which is no surprise since they are right next to Oak Mountain), dogs, grilling out, and watching live music. 

Some local favorite bars and restaurants include Las Trojas Cantina, Metro Diner, Village Tavern, and Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Checkout what else residents have to say about their neighborhood here: https://nextdoor.com/neighborhood/wildtimberal–pelham–al/ 

Homes in Wild Timber 

The homes in Wild Timber are known for having larger woody lots and most of the homes are larger as well. Homes in Wild Timber are between two to four sided brick, and between two to three stories. Most of these homes also have car garages that will hold two to three cars. Since some of the homes back up to Oak Mountain State park, you don’t have to worry about future homes being built behind your lot.

If you’re looking for new construction, then don’t miss out on homes in Wild Timber! As of 2022, there are still lots available; so if you’re looking to build your home, then Wild Timber may just be the neighborhood for you! Pricing for homes in Wild Timber range between $400 – $600K. There are more expensive homes as well, so this neighborhood offers a variety of options. 

Check out homes for sale in Wild Timber below: 

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Wild Timber  Neighborhood School Zones

Wild Timber homes are zoned for Pelham City Schools. The Elementary school is Pelham Ridge Elementary, then students will attend Pelham Park Middle School and then Pelham High School. Learn more about Pelham City Schools on their website: https://www.pelhamcityschools.org/home 

If you’re wondering how these schools are, we have a link for information for that! Check out Niche to learn more about how Pelham Schools rank in the state: https://www.niche.com/k12/d/pelham-city-schools-al/ 

What’s Closeby to Wild Timber?

While Wild Timber has a remote feel, it’s actually quite close to the city of Pelham! As mentioned, it’s minutes away from Pelham Towne Center, which also means it’s close to the Pelham City Racquet Club. Downtown Pelham, if taken by North I-65 and getting off at exit 246 is about 17.3 miles away, which takes you to more restaurants and grocery shopping in the area, including Chick-Fil-A, Creekside BBQ, Cracker Barrel, The Juicy Seafood, Oak Mountain Brewery, and more!

Joe’s Italian is another popular restaurant located at the entrance of the Weatherly neighborhood and is 6.1 miles away from Wild Timber, located on County Road 11. Wild Timber is 10.1 miles away from the Pelham Civic Center so you can ice skate or watch hockey games, and 12.1 miles from the main entrance of Oak Mountain State park – checkout more about Alabama’s largest park here: https://diannahowellrealtor.com/lifestyle/oak-mountain-state-park-in-pelham-alabama/ 

If you’re looking for golf courses nearby, then checkout Ballantrae Golf Course, Oak Mountain Golf Course, or Riverchase Country Club. My personal favorite golf course is Ballantrae, and you can watch a tour of Ballantrae Golf in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AWo7FSmZqw&t=43s 

Another nearby shopping and restaurant area is the Colonial Promenade, which is actually located in Alabaster and is 10.1 miles South when taken by I65. There is a Target, Walmart, HomeGoods, JCPenney, Belk, and more shopping! Popular restaurants include Barrio’s Buffalo Wild Wings, LongHorn, Olive Garden, Panera, Jim ‘N Nick’s, and more! There’s even a movie theater in the shopping area.

No matter what you’re looking for, living in Wild Timber will give you access to plenty of shopping, restaurants, and things to do!

Ready for a Tour?

Are you ready to find your new home in Wild Timber? Contact me and let me show you the beauty of this neighborhood in person. If you want to learn more about the Wild Timer, neighborhood, other neighborhoods in Pelham, or living in the Birmingham area, I would love to help you. 

If you’re new to the Birmingham area and have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Dianna Howell with The Howell Group: 205-568-5435 or dianna.howell@kw.com for information on Pelham, Alabama real estate by Dianna Howell, top listing agent in the Birmingham, Alabama area. Visit our website for more information on the Birmingham area: https://diannahowellrealtor.com/category/lifestyle/ 

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Dianna Howell

The Howell Group of Keller Williams in the Birmingham Alabama area

Top Pelham Real Estate Agent