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Luxury Amenities in the Shoal Creek Community

When you’re searching for the perfect place to call home, it’s not just about finding the ideal house. You want to make sure that you’re getting your dream home and your dream community: a place where you love coming home every day.


Today your search has led you to Shoal Creek. Shoal Creek’s exclusive gated community is unlike any other community in the Birmingham area. We have everything from an award-winning, world-class 18-hole golf course to fish-filled lakes where our residents enjoy fishing and relaxing. If you’re searching for the best community near Birmingham for you and your family, make sure that Shoal Creek is at the top of your list. With friendly resident services, we’ll help you find a home and a community where you can enjoy everything about luxury living at its finest!



The location of Shoal Creek is the beautiful natural setting at the base of Double Oak Mountain in the Dunnavant Valley and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Here, you’ll be surrounded by friendly neighbors and some of the most gorgeous views the country has to offer. It is a great place for homeowners to raise a family, knowing their children will be safe, secure, and entertained.

To find a nearby school, church, shopping center, or hospital, visit our “nearby” page or reach out now. Our resident service professionals and local sales team can help you locate anything you may need!




Your home should be your sanctuary — a haven of peace, restoration, and comfort. If you’ve spent too long living on a noisy street, a busy apartment complex, or a city condominium, consider venturing with us to Shoal Creek, a community where you can truly get away, every day.

Country Club & Golf Course


Shoal Creek golf club opened in 1977 and has hosted numerous championship games, including PGA Championships, U.S. Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur, Southern Amateur, and the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open. The on-site Club consists of the famous Jack Nicklaus-designed championship Birmingham golf course, as well as the Little Links nine-hole par-three course, club dining, and events. Enjoy breakfast, a fitness room, and guest lockers. These 18 beautiful holes wind through the stunning terrain of the valley located between Oak and Double Oak Mountain. The Club invites residents to become members and play on one of the most gorgeous golf courses in the country at Shoal Creek.

24-Hour Armed Security


We believe every Shoal Creek resident deserves privacy, security, and peace of mind. As such, we provide the highest quality security services. There is only one entry gate as a public point of access to our private community, and it is staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. Each security officer monitoring access is highly-trained and certified annually by the Alabama Security Regulatory Board. Guests need reservations with a resident’s name on file, and every vehicle is checked upon admittance to Shoal Creek.

Outdoor Activities


Enjoy the great outdoors and the comforts of home at the same time! Shoal Creek homes are surrounded by 1,000 densely forested acres with over 400 acres of undisturbed ridgeline for lush views of the Appalachian foothills, lakes, and greenery. Explore a variety of outdoor luxuries, including lakes for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing, plus gorgeous woods to hike and roads to bike. 

Resident Services


Through our commitment to resident satisfaction and comfort, we developed the Resident Services Department to assist homeowners in their lives at Shoal Creek. In addition to community engagement with special events, this convenient on-site resource also provides notary services, mail, and package holding and/or forwarding, and can assist in finding vendors for items like firewood delivery, gutter cleaning, pressure washing, and other services by request.


Our private luxury community near Birmingham, Alabama, offers residents so many amenities, it may be difficult to choose a favorite! Other unique features and luxury community amenities include a private community swimming pool and a high-speed fiber-optic network throughout the community.


At Shoal Creek, you’ll wonder why you ever chose to live anywhere else! Our private luxury community offers modern homes for sale and lots throughout, allowing you to decide whether you build or buy your new home. Many of our homes and lots for sale are in densely forested areas, offering plenty of privacy, seclusion, and beauty.



During a tour of our gated community, you’ll have the opportunity to visit each of these amenities, meet with our golf pros, and security guards, to learn more about everything Shoal Creek offers its members. 

With a variety of homesites and homes in our community, you can find the perfect dream home you’ve been wanting. Contact our team online or via telephone at 205-991-4653 to schedule your visit today and see what people fall in love with Shoal Creek! 

FAQs about Luxury Living in Shoal Creek Gated Community


Welcome to Shoal Creek, where luxury living meets natural splendor in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama. As you explore our exclusive gated community nestled amidst the scenic Dunnavant Valley and Double Oak Mountain, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of unparalleled amenities and serene beauty.


To help you learn more about what sets Shoal Creek apart, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) covering everything from our unique features to security measures and resident services. Join us on a journey to discover why Shoal Creek is the ultimate destination for those seeking luxury living in a picturesque setting.

What makes Shoal Creek's gated community unique?

Shoal Creek offers a unique blend of luxury living and natural beauty. Nestled in the Dunnavant Valley near Double Oak Mountain, residents enjoy exclusive access to amenities like a world-class golf course, fishing lakes, and outdoor recreational activities amidst breathtaking scenery.

How does security work within the gated community?

We prioritize the safety and privacy of our residents with 24-hour armed security. Access to the community is restricted to one entry gate, staffed by highly-trained security officers who monitor access round the clock. Guests require reservations, and all vehicles undergo thorough checks upon entry.

What outdoor activities are available within Shoal Creek?

Residents can immerse themselves in the great outdoors with over 1,000 acres of densely forested land. From fishing and kayaking on serene lakes to hiking through lush woods and biking along scenic roads, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

What services are provided to residents within the community?

Our Resident Services Department is dedicated to ensuring resident satisfaction and convenience. In addition to organizing community events, they offer services such as notary services, mail and package handling, and assistance in finding vendors for various needs.

How can I schedule a visit to Shoal Creek and explore its amenities?

To experience the luxury lifestyle and amenities firsthand, simply contact our team at 205-991-4653 or fill out the appointment request form. During your visit, you’ll have the opportunity to tour the community, meet with our staff, and discover why Shoal Creek is the premier private community in Birmingham, Alabama.

Schedule Your Visit to Shoal Creek:
Birmingham’s Premier Private Community

Would you love to live the luxury lifestyle, amidst the serene peace of nature? Do you dream of a beautiful home customized for you and your family? 

If you answered, “Yes,” to these questions, we would love to invite you to visit our private gated community in Birmingham, Alabama. Nestled in the Dunnavant Valley near Double Oak Mountain, you’ll find an idyllic luxury neighborhood with amenities many only dream about! From our untouched forests to our fully-stocked fishing ponds and streams, you can find everything you need to get away, every day. 

Interested in learning more or purchasing a new home? Request an appointment to visit Shoal Creek using the form, and let us show you why we love living here!