Crane hill is one of the lesser-known towns in Cullman County, Alabama. It has around 2,500 inhabitants sharing and enjoying what the Appalachian Mountains, meadows and creeks have to offer. Since the 1800s, Crane Hill has been a haven for many avid fisherman and people who love living in the rugged countryside. People who inhabit Crane Hill have a strong sense of community and they take care of each other and their town. They are the kind of community that would take upon itself the repair or rebuilding of the shared community spaces like the local high school which they had rebuilt in 1938 after it had been burnt down by an electric fire. Currently there is only one high school located in the town. Crane Hill is so small it has no traffic lights. Everything is pretty much within walking distance. The community prides itself for having strong morals and values. It is the kind of place where neighbors look out for each other. Crane Hill is close to amenities including schools, medical centers like Cullman County Home Care and Cullman Outpatient Services Ltd. both of which are only 14 miles away. Crane Hill is only at a stone’s throw from institutions of higher learning. These institutions include The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Jefferson State Community College, Virginia College-Birmingham, John C. Calhoun State Community College or Lawson State Community College-Birmingham. There are local attractions to keep children and adults occupied but most of them revolve around nature and fishing. As the name would suggest Cranes roost in Crane Hill but so do other kinds of birds, which make this town a favorite with birding enthusiasts.
Waterfront Property is usually expensive but Crane Hill is situated right along Smith Lake. With the Appalachian Mountains as a backdrop, real estate anywhere in Crane hill is “prime real estate” but it is often said to be affordable prime real estate.
There are over 300 Contractors, builders and realtors like Lake Homes Realtors, RE/MAX, Davidson Homes LLC who build, and sell property in Crane Hill. Prices range from the lower $50,000s for a decent sized building plot to a million for a lakeside family-sized house.
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