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Lying in almost the exact center of the great state of Alabama, the beautiful little city of Chelsea is an all-American small town, the small homey town that many think no longer exists.

With a population of only about ten thousand inhabitants, Chelsea embodies the small-town feel where you’re sure to get to know the neighbors.

With Birmingham only sixteen miles away, residents of Chelsea get the best of both worlds with easy access to big city benefits of hospitals and other important institutions.

Chelsea has already gained a reputation for great living at affordable prices. A home in Chelsea can be your become your forever home.

Imagine growing old and welcoming your grandchildren on special occasions, a place where you can sit outdoors on a summer evening and take in the refreshing air.

It’s not by accident that the official motto of Chelsea is, “It’s all about family”.

Now’s the time to find your home. The real estate market in Chelsea has never been hotter and with prices still a bit lower than the national average, they’re going fast.

In 2000, Chelsea was a little more than a village with a population of fewer than three thousand inhabitants. When this beautiful spot was “discovered” it exploded to a city of over ten thousand residents.

New home construction has tried to keep pace and it’s safe to say that the demand for housing in Chelsea is going to keep home prices continuing to rise.

Today’s housing market in Chelsea offers an assortment of homes in many different styles and sizes along with many innovative floor plans to choose from and The Highlands is one of the best around.

A Mountain Retreat

The Highlands snuggles up to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The magazine Southern Living recently voted Chelsea as a “top pick”. And somebody’s sure to point out the Super Spy Tree House to you.

Oak Mountain Cabin Lake. Photo from the website of
Oak Mountain Cabin Lake. Photo from the website of

Homes for Sale in Chelsea

Homes in Chelsea

Moving into that new home has never been easier…or more affordable.

Home prices in Chelsea are below the national average and for about $170,000, you can move into a picture perfect home.

There are plenty of beautiful homes for your selection. Brick, stucco and just about everything contractors use today for the construction of quality homes.

Chelsea has everything from cozy two-bedroom homes to larger four-bedroom homes with two and three baths. Two stories and one story, there’s something here that you’re sure to like.

There are lots for sale as well including wooded tracts with a creek. One of these may be just perfect for you on which to build your dream home.

And the cherry on top? Chelsea is located in Shelby County. Property taxes in Shelby County are only about 5% a year! That’s way below average for the entire nation.

Chelsea has a lot to offer – a great city for arts and culture. Chelsea has mild winters and a thriving economy.

Schools in Chelsea

The Chelsea School District spends an average of over ten thousand dollars per semester with only about sixteen students for every teacher.

Chelsea School District. Photo from the website
Chelsea School District. Photo from the website

Your child has every advantage when it comes to uncrowded classrooms and dedicated teachers.

And the Treetop Adventure amusement park is the place where kids can spend some of that excess energy.

They can learn to ride horseback as well just outside Chelsea. Dads can unwind at one of Chelsea’s nearby golf clubs.

Weddings in Chelsea

Planning a wedding in the near future? Residents don’t have to look farther than the old Yellowleaf Creek Grist Mill that dates back to 1850.

But don’t worry, the mill has been completely restored and today it’s the first choice for weddings, so if you’re planning to tie that knot, The Yellowleaf Creek Grist Mill may be just the place for you.

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