The Springs of Mill Lakes - Opelika, AL

Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $400s - Mid $500s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
New Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
2016 - Present
Harris-Doyle Homes, Homeworks of Alabama
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The Springs of Mill Lakes Overview

The Springs of Mill Lakes is a new 55+ community coming to Opelika, Alabama. This active adult community will consist of 80 acres of lush landscape and will be situated along the west border of a 45-acre protected wildlife sanctuary. This close-knit and tranquil neighborhood will host just 134 single-family homes, making it easy for residents to mingle and build lifelong friendships. The Springs of Mill Lakes will also provide well-appointed amenities such as a charming clubhouse and outdoor recreational facilities that will keep homeowners active and socially engaged.

The Springs of Mill Lakes Amenities

This 55-plus community will offer resort-style amenities for all of its residents to enjoy. A proposed 10,000 square-foot clubhouse dubbed The Owl's Roost will feature social areas like a fireplace lounge, multi-purpose room, catering kitchen, and a ballroom. Residents will be able to maintain a health regimen thanks to the on-site fitness center.

Outdoors, the clubhouse will provide plenty of recreational facilities and spaces like a swimming pool, pickleball court, community garden, event lawn, dock, recreational lake, and fishing lake. Walking and biking trails will meander throughout the neighborhood, allowing for residents to enjoy the natural beauty of their environment as well as appreciate the 45-acre wildlife sanctuary that surrounds the community.

The Springs of Mill Lakes Homes & Real Estate

Construction of The Springs of Mill Lakes began in 2016 and plans are to host 134 single-family homes upon completion. All single-family homes feature traditional European cottage exteriors as well as classic elements of brick, stone, and board-and-batten styles. Buyers can also choose to customize their ideal home with optional features like screened porches, sunrooms, basements, or finished bonus rooms.

Homeworks of Alabama offered six elegant single-family home designs. They offered 1,820 to 2,148 square feet of living space and have three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. These homes feature open layouts, inviting living areas, spacious master suites, and gourmet kitchens.

Harris-Doyle Homes offers seven distinct single-family floor plans that range in size from 1,850 to 3,460 square feet. They have three or four bedrooms, two or four-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Single-family homes feature spacious floor plans, welcoming dining and living rooms, spa-inspired master suites, and storage space.

The Springs of Mill Lakes Lifestyle

Active adults will enjoy an exciting and low-maintenance lifestyle in this age-restricted neighborhood. The community's grounds will be professionally landscaped, providing a beautiful and well-kept environment. The clubhouse will be the central hub for neighbors to mingle, get fit, or relax. They can meet up with friends in the fitness center, plant flowers in the garden, go for a swim in the outdoor pool, play a game of pickleball, or fish in the stocked lake. Residents can also kayak or take part in other water activities in the recreational lake. Whatever they decide to do, active adults will have no shortage of fun and interesting hobbies to pursue in The Springs of Mill Lakes.

Surrounding Area

Ideally located in historic Opelika, AL, residents enjoy close proximity to daily conveniences and attractions. Easy access to Highway 280 and Interstate 85 make driving across town a breeze. Just down the road, residents will find plenty of restaurants and retail stores like Walmart, Dollar Tree, Target, Starbucks, Walgreens, and CVS Pharmacy. Downtown Opelika offers small-town charm with modern day amenities and many of the historic buildings are home to upscale shops and restaurants. Less than a mile away is the East Alabama Medical Center, which is affiliated with Auburn University.

Golfers will love having several courses close by such as Indian Pines Country Club, Grand National Golf, and Moore's Mill Club. Residents are just ten minutes away from Auburn University where they can catch a football game, stroll through the campus, or watch a live performance. When traveling farther is necessary, Auburn University Regional Airport is nearby. With great amenities and quality homes within a prime location, The Springs of Mill Lakes will be the ideal retirement destination for active adults in Southern Alabama.

The Springs of Mill Lakes Models


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The Springs of Mill Lakes Amenities

There are plenty of activities available in The Springs of Mill Lakes. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • The Owl's Roost Clubhouse - 10,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Fitness Center
  • Fireplace Lounge
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Ballroom
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Pickleball Court
  • Community Garden
  • Event Lawn
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Fishing Lake
  • Recreational Lake & Dock
  • 45-Acre Wildlife Sanctuary

The Springs of Mill Lakes Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in The Springs of Mill Lakes. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Dancing
  • Fishing
  • Gardening
  • Kayaking
  • Pickleball
  • Swimming

The Springs of Mill Lakes Reviews (1)

Average Rating for this Community
Date (Recent first)
Cameron M.
Spent a little time here last week and was very impressed. They have a really great clubhouse with a lot of things like pickle ball, boating, etc. The homes are very well designed too.
August 10, 2017

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