Welcome to Blossomwood
Straight from the pages of Southern Living
Nestled in the heart of Huntsville near downtown, Blossomwood’s charming personality will make you feel as if you’ve stepped into a storybook. Here, you’ll find tree-lined streets, heritage homes, easy access to Downtown Huntsville, and an inspiring natural setting. Situated at the base of the Monte Sano Mountain, Blossomwood allows residents to experience the benefits of living so close to nature.
Huntsville was incorporated in 1811 and named after Revolutionary War veteran John Hunt of Virginia. The Blossomwood neighborhood is the result of decades of growth from the downtown area and the east.
There are a variety of architectural styles in this established community, including an assortment of quaint bungalows mixed with mid-century ranchers, charming Tudor-style homes, cottages, and Colonials. Recent sales have been as high as $175 per square foot, making it one of the strongest home values in the city.
What to Love
- A tight-knit and friendly community
- Soaking up the sunshine while hiking at Land Trust
- A memorable evening night out with live music at Three Cave
People & Lifestyle
A classic Southern neighborhood, Blossomwood is both charming and established. Almost every home in this idyllic community features an assortment of flowers and flowering trees, from azaleas to flowering cherry and dogwood trees. This timeless and established community makes it one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in North Alabama.
A strong sense of community pervades here, where the atmosphere is family-friendly and welcome, and neighbors know each other’s names. Although home to individuals from all walks of life, much of Blossomwood’s population is made up of families. This should come as no surprise since Blossomwood Elementary was recognized as the Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School in 2013, making it a further draw for families.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Although Blossomwood is primarily a residential district, residents still enjoy plenty to do close by. Located in the heart of Huntsville, Twickenham Square is the city’s premier shopping destination. This urban hotspot is filled with restaurants, retail stores, and beauty spas. You can tackle your grocery shopping at the local Publix or grab a fresh juice at Clean Juice.
For Margarita Monday or Taco Tuesday, head over to Taco Mama. Located in Twickenham Square, Taco Mama serves award-winning authentic Mexico food since first opening its doors in 2011. Enjoy tasty tacos and hand-picked music with friends at this local taco bar. Whether you’re enjoying a night out or a regular Tuesday evening, Taco Mama is the place to be.
Blossomwood Pool is the perfect respite on a hot and sticky summer day. After cooling off, head over to the Von Braun Center. Here, you can find everything from hockey to concerts to Disney on Ice. The Von Braun Center is sure to be an event for every member of the family!
Things to Do
When it comes to things to do, Blossomwood has plenty of options. Living here allows you to take advantage of the 65-plus parks located in Huntsville, spanning a massive 3,000 acres. Start your morning off playing tennis at Hermitage Park, or enjoy a picnic and the playground at California Park.
If you’re a hiking enthusiast, then you’ll love living close to Land Trust. Land Trust is home to 70 miles of free public trails, providing the perfect opportunity for you to escape city life and connect with nature. From dawn to dusk, you can enjoy hiking, biking, and outdoor recreation.
There’s plenty of fun events to keep an eye out for while living here. Taking place each October, the Blossomwood Witches Ride is a fun bike ride through the neighborhood. For a fun night out with live music, head over to Three Caves. This unique outdoor music venue guarantees a memorable night.
Blossomwood is home to some top educational institutions, including:
- Blossomwood Elementary School, PK-5