Abingdon by the River - Hoover, AL

Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $300s - Mid $400s
Home Types
Single-Family
Number of Homes
190
New / Resale
New Homes Only
Age Restrictions
55+
Gated
No
Construction Dates
2020 - Present
Builder
Signature Homes
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Abingdon by the River Overview

Abingdon by the River is a 55+ community located at Lake Wilborn in Hoover, Alabama. It’s an ideal spot for outdoor enthusiasts, with a 124-acre park on the Cahaba River, 73 acres of hiking and biking trails, and a lake that covers 21 acres. The community’s new construction single-family homes are spacious and comfortable, and there are plenty of amenities and activities to encourage healthy lifestyles and social connections. Abingdon by the River is only 30 minutes from downtown Birmingham.

Active adult homebuyers looking for new construction homes for sale in Hoover, Alabama will enjoy what Abingdon by the River has to offer.

Abingdon by the River Amenities

Residents at Abingdon by the River have access to private amenities, including Club 55, the community clubhouse. There’s space for social gatherings, gourmet cooking classes, dance lessons, art classes, and club meetings. Residents can enjoy all the amenities available throughout the larger Lake Wilborn Resort, including The Lodge, a wellness center, and several shopping boutiques.

Outside, Abingdon by the River residents can enjoy a large pool, an AstroTurf wiffle ball field, and a pickleball court. There is a canoe launch, acres of hiking and biking trails, and several parks and greenspaces throughout the neighborhoods. 

Abingdon by the River Homes & Real Estate

Signature Homes began construction of Abingdon by the River in 2020 and plans to build 190 single-family homes total. New homes range from 1,975 to 2,890 square feet and have three or four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Buyers can choose from 20 floor plans.

The Hartley model has four options. Hartley 1D has 2,278 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The main level includes an open floor plan with a kitchen island and a flex room. Hartley 1A has 2,227 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. There’s a covered patio off the living room. Hartley 1B offers 2,260 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The arched front porch leads to a foyer and an open floor plan. Hartley 1C has 2,241 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. All bedrooms have a walk-in closet. 

The Barnsley model has three floor plans, beginning with Barnsley 1A. There are 2,080 square feet, three bedrooms and two bathrooms in this model, and the kitchen has an island and a walk-in pantry. Barnsley 1B has 2,127 square feet, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a large front porch leading into a formal foyer with high ceilings. Barnsley 1C is a 2,080 square-foot home with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an open floor plan with lots of windows and sunlight.

The Benjamin 1A model has 1,975 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. Benjamin 1B has 2,019 square feet and also offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Both floor plans have a formal dining area and a primary suite in the back of the house for maximum privacy. 

The Berkshire model has three floor plans. Berkshire 1B has 2,324 square feet, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large covered patio off the living room, and a separate dining area. Berkshire 1C has 2,263 square feet, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a primary suite with an oversized walk-in closet for extra storage. Berkshire 1D has 2,407 square feet, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and high ceilings throughout. 

The Channing model has three floor plans, starting with Channing 1B, which offers 2,537 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The large, open floor plan includes a gourmet kitchen and there’s also flex space incorporated. Channing 1C is a 2,491 square-foot floor plan, with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a flex room, and lots of closet space. Channing 1D has 2,537 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. There’s a covered patio off the living room, lots of walk-in closets, and plenty of storage. 

Two floor plans make up the Lakewood model. Lakewood 1A has 2,226 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The front porch leads to a formal foyer and a long hallway into the open living area. Lakewood 1B has 2,269 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The kitchen island can accommodate seating and there’s a walk-in pantry.

The Simpson model is the largest, with three four-bedroom, two-story floor plans. Simpson 1A has 2,786 square feet, four bedrooms, and three bathrooms. The upper level includes a den and two bedrooms. Simpson 1B has 2,885 square feet, four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large den on the upper level, and walk-in closets in each bedroom. Simpson 1C offers 2,890 square feet, four bedrooms, and three bathrooms. A large covered patio is off the dining room and upstairs features a den and extra bedrooms with an optional extra bathroom.  

Abingdon by the River Lifestyle

Members of the community enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of community landscaping and amenity upkeep. With more free time, homeowners at Abingdon by the River can enjoy spending time with family or pursuing new hobbies. Residents can also enjoy the variety of activities offered close to home, such as art classes, pickleball, and dancing lessons. A lifestyle concierge is employed to organize events and activities.

Surrounding Area 

Abingdon by the River is located in Hoover, Alabama. This prime location puts residents in easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities. 

Residents of Abingdon by the River are also close to any daily conveniences they may need, including grocery stores and retailers like Publix, Walmart, and Sprouts Farmers Market. Pharmacy needs can be met at Walgreens and CVS. 

Abingdon by the River is also close to multiple health care providers, including University of Alabama Birmingham Medical Center and St. Vincent's Hospital.  

When homeowners are looking for entertainment or dining options in the area they can travel a few minutes to downtown Hoover, which is home to several restaurants, bars, and shops. There are also a variety of attractions in the area, including Aldridge Botanical Gardens, Moss Rock Preserve and Waterfalls, and the Hoover Metropolitan Complex.

Members of the community who want to get outside can find plenty of options to explore in the area. There are multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from, including Wild Flower Park, Cahaba Lily Park, and Oak Mountain State Park. Golfers can also find multiple courses to play nearby, including Riverchase Country Club, Hoover Country Club, and Heatherwood Golf & Country Club.

Those who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Abingdon by the River is a 30-minute drive from the heart of Birmingham, providing easy access to everything the city has to offer. For longer trips, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is only 35 minutes from the community.

Abingdon by the River Models

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Abingdon by the River Amenities

Amenities at Abingdon by the River include:

  • Club 55 (Clubhouse)
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Pool
  • Pickleball Courts
  • AstroTurf Wiffle Ball Field
  • 124-Acre Park
  • Canoe/Kayak Launch
  • 73 Acres of Hiking & Biking Trails
  • 21-Acre Scenic Lake
  • Parks & Natural Space

Lake Wilborn Resort Amenities

Amenities at Lake Wilborn Resort include:

  • The Lodge
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Fitness Center
  • The Hangout Pool
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Lounge
  • Softball/Baseball Field
  • Sports Courts
  • Soccer Fields
  • On-site Retail
  • Restaurant
  • Splashpad for Grandkids
  • Playground for Grandkids
  • Lakes - Scenic Lakes & Ponds
  • Parks & Natural Space

Abingdon by the River Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Abingdon by the River. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Art Classes
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cooking Classes
  • Dancing Lessons
  • Pickleball
  • Soccer
  • Social Gatherings
  • Softball/Baseball
  • Tennis
  • Wiffle Ball

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