Condos Near the University Real Estate
The Gray Group’s Jason Gray and John Randall are known in Tuscaloosa as “The Condo Guys.” They are your go to agents for buying and selling Tuscaloosa condos. Together they helped 130 clients buy or sell condos in 2017 alone. In a city filled with options, selecting the right property for you or your University of Alabama student can be a difficult decision. The guide below answers commonly asked questions for Tuscaloosa’s most popular complexes. Whether you are looking for off campus housing, the perfect game day condo, or an investment property, we are here to help.
Capstone Quarters Condominiums
Capstone Quarters is ideally located 9/10’s of a mile from the University of Alabama. There is much to love about this 143 unit, off campus housing option, but here are our top three. Value comes to mind first. We consider these condos your best price value close to campus and your best value for association fees. Next, it’s one of the only properties that is gated 24/7. Safety features include controlled gate access, security cameras, and fire alarm and sprinkler systems. Lastly, residents enjoy direct access to campus via campus drive- no red lights and no risk of getting held up by a train. To make getting to class even easier, the bus picks up right out front.
The average sales price for Capstone Quarters Condominiums in 2017 was $131,082. Monthly association fees for 2018 are as follows: $159.55 for a one bedroom, $224.33 for a two bedroom, and $292.02 for a three bedroom. Association fees pay for internet service, cable television, trash and water services, property and liability insurance, a swimming pool and fitness center, and so much more. For a full description of association fees click here.
The Chimes Condominiums
The Chimes is a six story luxury condominium complex constructed adjacent to the University of Alabama football practice field. Located on Hackberry Lane, the complex includes 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units and 8 penthouses.
Owners enjoy a community lounge area, view of the practice field, short walks to the stadium and entertainment, gated parking, and high-end finishes and amenities. Two units sold in 2017 for between $675,00 and $825,000. Both had three beds and three baths. Smaller Chimes condos are currently listed for $355,000-$565,000.
Crimson Commons Condominiums
Crimson Commons Condominiums are located in the center of campus only two blocks from the stadium! Owners and their guests enjoy a beautiful, rooftop terrace. Safety features include gated parking below the building and secure access to the property. Our buyers are often impressed with the sturdiness and build of this complex.
Only five units hit the market in 2017 and the average sales price was $298,240. Monthly association dues are $200 for a two bedroom unit and $300 for a three bedroom unit. That fee covers internet and water services. For a full description of association fees click here.
Crimson Place Condominiums
Everything you need is within walking distance when you live in a Crimson Place condo. Crimson Place is located next door to the Legacy Park Retail Center, across the street from Midtown Village Shopping Center, 3/10’s of a mile from campus, and near 12 restaurants. You hardly need to get out in traffic. The amenities are also worth noting. Condos here feature granite countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms, ceramic tile, and a walk out porch to enjoy the beautiful weather. Crimson Place boasts a lagoon style pool with a waterfall, a fitness center, and a wonderful clubhouse pavilion. Safety features include controlled gate access, security cameras, and fire alarms and sprinkler systems.
When it comes to cost, the average sales price for Crimson Place last year was $168,858. There are seven unit types with monthly fees ranging from $225-$377. Association fees pay for internet service, cable television service, trash and water services, property and liability insurance, all common areas and much more. For a full list of amenities and fees click here.
The Garden District Condominiums
The Garden District is located only two blocks from the stadium and three blocks from the strip. Safety features for the complex include parking beneath the building, security cameras throughout the property, and gated access. The beautiful interior courtyard and high end finishes like granite, stainless steel appliances, and custom cabinetry add to these condos’ appeal! The average price for Garden District condos sold in 2017 was $270,857.
Houndstooth Condominiums are located only 4/10’s of a mile from Bryant-Denny stadium and walking distance to class at the University of Alabama. Parents, these condos have more safety features than any other complex in Tuscaloosa including electronic keys, security for game weekends, cameras recording 24/7, gate operators, and a fire protection system. Houndstooth luxury condos feature awesome amenities including an outdoor fireside lounge, 24 hour fitness center with flat screen televisions, clubhouse, lagoon-style pool with waterfall, barbecue grills, 24 hour business center with free printing, and much more. Condos boast granite countertops, stunning stainless steel appliances, washer and dryer in each condo, walk-in closets, and spacious balconies.
The average sales price for Houndstooth condos in 2017 was $237,102. Monthly association fees range from $213 to $330 per unit and pay for internet service, water service, common area maintenance and repairs, pest control, termite warranty, landscape maintenance, use of all amenities, home game tailgates/food/entertainment, and much more.
The Legends of Tuscaloosa
The Legends of Tuscaloosa, located one block from the stadium, are a popular choice for game day condos. These luxury condos feature giant balconies with beautiful views of Bryant-Denny Stadium and a wonderful rooftop deck for entertaining friends. Rental units are prohibited, so residents enjoy a community that is exclusive to owners. Each unit has reserved parking. Safety features include controlled gate access, security cameras, security guards on home game weekends, and fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
Only a few condos in The Legends come available each year. The average unit price for the complex is $350,000. Monthly association fees for all condos regardless of size are $344. Association fees pay for internet service, cable television, trash and water services, property and liability insurance, fitness center and much more. Click here for a full list of amenities and here.
Midtown Village Condominiums
Midtown Village Condominiums adjoin the popular Midtown Village Retail center, and are just 6/10’s a mile from the University of Alabama campus. National and local retailers and restaurants are only steps away from your door. This complex features awesome amenities including a pool , putting green, fitness center, tanning bed, clubhouse with kitchen for entertaining, and two parking garages providing covered parking. The community includes controlled gate access, security cameras, and fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
Let’s talk cost. The average sales price for Midtown Village Condos sold in the last year is $164,963. There are seven unit types available with monthly association fees ranging from $197.87 to $402.93. Association fees pay for internet service, cable television, water and trash services, use of all common areas, and much more. Click here to view a full list of amenities.
Regency Oaks Condominiums
Regency Oaks Condominiums are located only 1.90 miles from the University of Alabama. As an added bonus, condo owners enjoy all the amazing amenities at the adjacent University Downs Condominiums including three pools, 24/7 computer lab with free printing, study room, fire pits, 2 dog parks, outside ping pong, theater room, 24/7 fitness center, pool table, dart board, game room, and tanning beds. Regency Oaks also has its own pool for residents.
Here are important numbers to consider in your condo buying decision. In 2017, the average sales price for Regency Oaks condos was $90,871. Monthly association fees range from $205 to $265 and pay for internet service, cable service, water service, pest control, use of all amenities, maintenance, and more.
If you are looking for a more quiet secluded location, Traditions Condominiums may be the best choice for you. The complex is located just a few minutes away from the University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa’s major retail centers including Midtown Village and Legacy Park Retail Center as well as Target. Another major selling point for these condos is the price per square foot, it’s one of the best in town. Traditions boasts some of the largest condo floor plans available in Tuscaloosa ranging from 1,050 square feet up to 1,562 square feet, plus high end finishes. Safety features include controlled gate access, security cameras, and fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
Cost is an important factor when choosing the right condo for you. The average sales price for Traditions units sold last year was $121,280. There are four unit types to choose from with association fees ranging from $239 to $359. Association fees pay for internet service, cable, water and trash services, property and liability insurances, swimming pool, fitness center, clubhouse with kitchen, tanning beds, and so much more. Click here to view a full list of amenities and fees.
Village at Brook Meadows
Village at Brook Meadows is unique in that it consists of 30 individual homes surrounding a swimming pool and gazebo. A major draw for condo buyers is that there are no units above or below you. You can choose from very large three and four bedroom floor plans. The price is great for the size of the property. These units are conveniently located close to Midtown Village and Legacy Park Retail Center.
The average sales prices for the Village at Brook Meadows last year was $151,000. Monthly association fees are $154 and pay for trash service, maintenance and utilities for all common areas, liability insurance and more. Click here for a full list of amenities and fees.
The Westgate Residences: Luxury Condos
The Westgate Residences are Tuscaloosa’s most luxurious game day condos. You can’t beat the location- nothing can be built closer to Bryant-Denny Stadium. Not only are you seconds away from the North End Zone Entrance, you’re also just minutes away from all the restaurants and entertainment options in Tuscaloosa.
The amenities allow for entertaining in style. The property will feature a 4,000-square-foot outdoor Skygating Terrace and state-of-the-art clubhouse. Owners and their guests will be able to view fanfare from a whole new vantage point. A bar, large televisions, pool tables, game tables, oversized couches, and cuisine prepared in the caterer’s kitchen make for the ultimate game day experience.
The property will feature one, two, and three bedroom condominiums, two story town homes, and extravagant four bedroom residences and five bedroom penthouses. Currently you can review pre-construction pricing and options and reserve your condo. This is an opportunity to own one of only 65 units.
University Downs Condominiums
The amenities and convenient location draw buyers to University Downs Condominiums. This complex boasts three pools, 24/7 computer lab with free printing, study room, fire pits, two dog parks, outside ping pong, theater room, 24/7 fitness center, pool table, dart board, game room, and tanning beds. One, two, and three bedroom condos are available. Safety features include a camera system recording 24/7, fire protection system, gates, and courtesy officers each night and for game weekends.
Last year, the average sales price for University Downs was $108,492. Monthly association fees are $215 to $280 and pay for internet service, cable, water service, pest control, use of all amenities, maintenance, and more.
Call us to schedule a time to see these Tuscaloosa condos for yourself! 205-393-3044.