Mobile Alabama is located at the southern end of the state. It is the third most populous city in Alabama and contains the state's only saltwater port. Mobile is the county seat for Mobile County. Overall the weather is warm and humid, lots of sunshine with hot summers and no dry season. Mobile has many museums and attractions for families to enjoy. Visit the Battleship USS Alabama, the Gulf Quest National Maritime Museum, the Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, the History museum of Mobile and much more. Mobile is home to many religions including: Catholic, Methodist and other Christian Churches. It also has one of the oldest Jewish Communities in the state.
Parkhill neighborhood is located north of Airport Boulevard, east of University Boulevard and south of Route 98. The ages of homes in this area range from 8 to 15 years old with most of the homes ranging 45 to 65 years old. This is an older more established neighborhood with mostly young families and older couples. Home prices average $310,400 for 3 bedrooms, 4 baths and rentals averaging $627 for 3 bedrooms with 2 baths. Besides the public schools, this neighborhood includes the Learning Tree and Springhill Presbyterian Preschool. Residents living in this neighborhood are close to the Charles Wood Japanese Garden and the Hank Aaron Minor League Ballpark. The Municipal Park includes a children's playground, tennis courts, softball and baseball fields as well as a small pond. Residents are close to Abba Mediterranean Cafe, can enjoy a cup of coffee at Satori Coffee House or shop at Sassy Safari.
Berkleigh is an older more established neighborhood with most of the ages of homes ranging from 10 to 60 years old. Home prices for a 3 bedroom, 2 baths averages $187,900 with rentals averaging $914 from 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Berkleigh is west of I65 and south of Airport Boulevard. Airport Boulevard goes straight to the Mobile Regional Airport. Residents my find themselves enjoying a meal at Jerusalem Cafe, which serves Mediterranean food or enjoying a good burger and beer at Mugshots Grill and Bar. Parents may choose to send their children to Weinacker's Montessori School, the Shelton Academy Inc., Knollwood Christian School or Mobile public schools. There are also several preschools as well. Residents can enjoy visiting Cottage Hill Park which includes the Julian Marx Dog Park, Medal of Honor Park with a children's playground and soccer fields. There are several grocery stores located in this neighborhood including: the Publix Super Market and Winn-Dixie. Neighbors may enjoy stopping in at Boba Time or the Sugar Rush Donut Company for a cup of coffee. Residents living in this neighborhood are also close to the Mobile Botanical Gardens.
The College Park Neighborhood is located just west of I65. US Hwy 98 runs through this area. The average ages of homes in this neighborhood range from 10 to 40 years old. Homes averages cost are $271,000 for 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Rentals average $1,100 for 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. This neighborhood has a large number of married couples without children and singles. Spring Hill College is located in this part of the city. Besides public schools, St. Ignatius, St. Paul's and Solid Rock Christian private schools are located here. Residents may enjoy shopping at Spring Hill Village Shopping Center or Old Shell Market. They may visit the Melanie Blackerby Studio and Gallery, the Templeton Gallery or the St. Ignatius Archives Museum. Residents may enjoy stopping in at the Yolo Dessert Bar or Bake MY Day or grab a cup of coffee at Carpe Diem Coffee and Tea Company. Living in this neighborhood they are also close to Langan Ballpark and Saints Square.