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Neighborhood Showcase: The Springs of Mill Lakes

Posted by Hanna Selman on May 27, 2021
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The Springs of Mill Lakes

When you are looking for more than a home in your Golden years, The Springs of Mill Lakes offers a lifestyle you will love! Whether you want alone time or love social hour, there’s something for everybody and a healthy mix of options.

Award-Winning Neighborhood

The Springs of Mill Lakes is a planned community for residents ages 55 and older. Floor plans include both two-story and one-story designs, and a few plans include optional second levels as well. The floor plans fit a variety of needs and range from 1,700 square feet to more than 3,200.

In fact, the 80-acre subdivision won four Gold and three Silver awards at the 2019 55+ Housing Awards Ceremony, a part of the National Association of Home Builders 55+ Housing Industry Council.

One Gold Award was presented for “Best Universal Design Home for 55+ New Construction.” While “Best Indoor Common or Amenity Space” is listed among the community’s Silver awards. Click here for more on the awards.


You’ll find The Springs of Mill Lakes just off Highway 280 located at 2901 Birmingham Highway, Opelika, AL. There is also the unique distinction of being close by a 45-acre protected wildlife sanctuary. From wandering creeks to waterfalls, nature is nearby and easy to explore!

But so is the city—two as a matter of fact! Less than three miles from Tiger Town and seven miles to Auburn University, The Springs is situated on the Auburn-Opelika city lines. Shopping, dining and entertainment are accessible within minutes.

Amenities Galore!

The Springs of Mill Lakes also has a wide variety of resort-style amenities suited to a plethora of personalities and preferences! There is a bass-stocked fishing lake, a recreational lake, walking and biking trails, pickleball court, tennis ball, a zero-entry pool, The Owl’s Roost Club House and more.

The club house includes a catering kitchen and ballroom space as well. There is an event lawn, garden beds and golf cart parking. This custom single-family community offers a balanced blend of small town charm and big city conveniences.


Finally, the options continue with pricing beginning around $300,000. The beautiful homes in the subdivision are the result of a partnership between Montgomery-based Mathews Development Company and Birmingham-based Harris Doyle Homes.

Explore More Possibilities at The Springs

Take a better look at what could spring up in your future as you make plans for a happy “next” stage with more photos here.


Ready to take the next step? Contact Ryan Roberts! He is your local real estate expert serving the Auburn, Opelika and Lake Martin communities. Make plans to start exploring all the fun and exciting possibilities ahead!

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