community
Homes For Sale in Foley, Alabama – Prime, Affordable Real Estate in Baldwin County

Homes For Sale in Foley, Alabama 

Buying a home in Foley, Alabama allows you to live a quiet, family life while feeling entrenched in a vibrant and active community. A hub of South Baldwin County nestled on the Gulf Coast, Foley is the perfect location to find a high quality of life coupled with an affordable cost of living. As a growing community in the area, Foley is home to everything from excellent schools, a strong business community, sports and recreational activities to shopping, dining and even a theme park.


City of Foley Alabama welcome sign
The city of Foley welcome sign    

 

 Aerial shot of downtown Foley Alabama
Aerial shot of downtown Foley

 

Centennial Plaza in Downtown Foley Alabama
Centennial Plaza in Downtown Foley Alabama         

 

Foley’s Real Estate Market

The real estate market in Foley is affordable with a median price of just under $250,000 and an average price per square foot of just over $135. There are dozens of neighborhoods in the area that represent established residential areas in addition to new home communities and new construction. You can find everything from golf course communities with quality amenities to areas with larger lots and elegant homes. If you prefer to be off the beaten path, there are more rural options, and for those who prefer the hustle and bustle, you can find locations nearer to shopping and dining thoroughfares.

 

Why Should I Live in Foley?

Foley, Alabama and the surrounding community offer everything a family, a retiree or a business owner could want. With a growing population, schools, medical centers, hospitals and professional services are top-notch. Foley offers:

  • Affordable housing prices – most options are under $300,000
  • A 15-20-minute drive to local beaches
  • Strong schools – both public schools and private schools
  • Local medical care
    • South Baldwin Regional Medical Center located in Foley
    • Local urgent care clinics
    • Professional medical groups 
  • A wide array of local shopping and dining experiences
  • Abundant recreational activities both locally and in surrounding areas
  • OWA – a local theme park for the family with a growing variety of shopping and dining events

 

Local & Company Restaurant
Local & Company Restaurant in Foley

 

Tanger Outlet in Foley
Tanger Outlet in Foley

 

Aerial Shot of Tanger Outlets in Foley
Aerial Shot of Tanger Outlets in Foley

 

Schools in the Area

Foley schools boast high standards and outstanding credentials. The feeder pattern for the city includes Foley Elementary School (Pre-K to 4th grade), Magnolia Elementary School (Pre-K to 6th grade), Foley Middle School (7th and 8th grades) and Foley High School (9th to 12th grade). Foley Elementary is a “Leader in Me” school and is STEAM certified and a Scholastic Literacy school. There are also private and Christian schools available.

 

Local Medical Facilities

South Baldwin Regional Medical Center is located in Foley and is a full-service hospital with 112 beds providing inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and surgical care. The facility has received awards for performance and for workplace culture including the Press Ganey Summit Award, The Joint Commission's Top Performer in Key Quality Measures and Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work.

Foley is also home to a variety of urgent care facilities, professional medical groups, dentists, vision specialists and physical therapists. Whatever medical need you have, you can find a provider within a few minutes’ drive.

 

South Baldwin Medical center in Foley Alabama
South Baldwin Medical Center in Foley

 

Recreation and Events

The warm, subtropical climate in Baldwin County allows residents to enjoy water sports and outdoor activities year-round. From the stunning Gulf of Mexico to the various bays, rivers and creeks, you can always find something fun to do including boating, fishing, water skiing, jet skiing, paddle boarding and swimming.

The city’s 484-acre Graham Creek Nature Preserve has trails, a canoe/kayak launch and a downtown Antique Rose Trail. You may also enjoy downtown’s museums and parks and quaint clock tower, fountain and pedestrian bridge.

Throughout the year your family can find activities such as festivals, musical concerts and kids’ camps. A ten-minute drive will take you to The Wharf in Orange Beach which hosts A-list musicians in concert as well as family-friendly events including a Ferris wheel, a train ride, laser light shows and water excursions.

 

Graham Creek Nature Preserve
Graham Creek Nature Preserve in Foley

 

Graham Creek Interactive Center
Graham Creek Nature Center in Foley

 

Inside the Graham Creek Nature Center
Inside the Graham Creek Nature Center

 

Foley Sports Complex

This state-of-the-art sports venue was created by enthusiasts who want to make Foley a go-to destination for competitive youth sports. This "Alabama Turfgrass Association 2011 Sports Complex of the Year" opened in 2009 and hosts the USSSA Baseball World Series and the Alabama Soccer Festival. The 100-acre site includes the Raymond C. Christensen Memorial 5-plex used for both baseball and softball and the Ralph Schumacher Soccer Complex featuring three lighted fields. There are two concession pavilions, a children's playground and a reflection pond on the campus.

Their mission is to:

 …attract sporting events and other sports-related activities to Foley and the Gulf Coast area to increase hotel room nights, to maximize the positive economic impact of these events and activities and to promote the image of Foley as a tourist destination on the state and national levels.

 

Soccer complex in Foley
The soccer fields at the Foley Sports Complex

 

 

OWA

One of the more popular activities in Foley is OWA, a gated amusement park that includes rides, rollercoasters, games topped off with cotton candy, popcorn and treats. Downtown OWA offers shopping and dining for the whole family. You can also attend live events – comedy shows, magic shows and musical performances.

Locals and tourists are also excited for the waterpark coming in 2022 that will include indoor and outdoor features to be enjoyed year-round. 

Entrance to OWA amusement park in Foley
Entrance to OWA amusement park in Foley

 

Aerial shot of OWA amusement park in Foley, Alabama.
Aerial shot of OWA amusement park in Foley

 

 

If Foley sounds like the perfect place to set roots, we are here to help you navigate the process. Please reach out today at:

EXIT REALTY LANDMARK
316 South McKenzie Street, Suite 100, Foley, AL, 36535

( 251 ) 385 - 9454
exitrealtylandmark.dnj@gmail.com

 

 

 

Here are some other articles you may find useful
3 MIN READ
What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?

The number of economists who predict a recession within the next 12 months is rising, according to a new Wall Street Journal study. Only 12% of the analysts polled in July 2021 predicted a recession by this point. However, 49% of those surveyed in Ju

SHOW MORE
3 MIN READ
Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it comes to

SHOW MORE
7 MIN READ
Homes For Sale in Foley, Alabama – Prime, Affordable Real Estate in Baldwin County

Homes For Sale in Foley, Alabama  Buying a home in Foley, Alabama allows you to live a quiet, family life while feeling entrenched in a vibrant and active community. A hub of South Baldwin County nestled on the Gulf Coast, Foley is the perfect l

SHOW MORE
3 MIN READ
What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?

The number of economists who predict a recession within the next 12 months is rising, according to a new Wall Street Journal study. Only 12% of the analysts polled in July 2021 predicted a recession by this point. However, 49% of those surveyed in Ju

SHOW MORE
3 MIN READ
Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it comes to

SHOW MORE