Beautiful ranch style home typical of Madison, AL

Madison Homes

Madison, Alabama may be Huntsville’s smaller neighbor, but this vibrant city has its own unique character and numerous draws for home buyers. No matter what your lifestyle or budget, you’ll find a wide array of attractive homes for sale in Madison including stunning luxury homes, single-family homes on quiet residential streets and affordable townhomes that are perfect for young families and first-time buyers. Add to this a thriving economy, excellent schools and a strong sense of community, and it’s easy to see why Madison homes are so highly sought after.

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Madison Homes Statistics

Average Price $396K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $13.5M
Total Listings 8,169
Avg. Price/SQFT $270

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Madison homes for sale are very diverse, with a good mix of older homes in established neighborhoods and new construction homes in up-and-coming subdivisions. Architectural styles run the gamut from classic ranch-style homes to European inspired estates and custom-built contemporary homes with cutting edge features.

Luxury homes for sale in Madison typically sit on generously sized lots and have plenty of space to spread out. You can expect to find enticing details such as soaring ceilings, gourmet kitchens and spa-like bathrooms. Outdoor spaces could include swimming pools, firepits and outdoor kitchens or grill areas with built-in appliances.

Single-family homes in Madison can be found at all price points. Detached homes generally range from three to six bedrooms and include front and back yards. Common features include living rooms with fireplaces, kitchens with quartz or granite countertops, porches, and garages. Some homes also have finished basements and additional rooms for home offices or fitness rooms.

If you’re looking for a Madison home you can make all your own, a new construction project may be ideal for you. With a new build home you often have a say in choosing finishes and features such as cabinetry, backsplashes or color schemes. Depending on the project and the developer, you may also be able to choose your floor plan.

For those who want a stylish home that is also low-maintenance, a townhome may be a better choice. While townhomes in Madison are not as common as single-family homes, there are some that occasionally come on the market. These are often multi-story with private entrances and all the amenities of a detached home. HOAs often take care of trash removal and yard maintenance.



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    Homes for all budgets, from luxury properties to affordable single-family homes.
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    Access to exceptional amenities including grocery stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.
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    Highly-rated schools for students of all ages including public and private schools.
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    Beautiful green spaces, hiking trails and parks with playgrounds and sports fields.

Living in Madison, Alabama

One of the advantages of owning a home in Madison, Alabama is that you have everything you need either within the community or just a short drive away. From great shopping to diverse dining options, top-rated schools and beautiful green spaces, Madison has it all.

Traditionally, Madison has been considered a bedroom community of Huntsville because many residents would live in Madison, but commute to work in Huntsville However, that has been changing in recent years. Madison’s economy has been on a major upswing and the community now offers numerous employment opportunities in tech, academics and more.

Homeowners in Madison will also find plenty of shopping and dining options on their doorstep. The city has no shortage of grocery stores, cafes, local eateries and brand name chains. Clift Farm is a popular spot with boutique shops and restaurants.

Families will be happy to know that Madison is home to several highly rated schools for students of all ages. The Madison County school district includes 16 elementary schools, six middle schools, and five high schools. There are also 19 private schools in the district.

It’s easy to live an active lifestyle when you own a home in Madison, as the community has plenty of places to enjoy the great outdoors and get some exercise. Rainbow Mountain Nature Preserve has over three miles of trails that wind through forests and over rocky outcrops. There are also several parks with playgrounds, picnic areas and sports fields.

Attractions in Madison

Baseball fans can catch a Rocket City Trash Pandas minor league baseball game at the Toyota Field in Madison. The facility is also a great venue for special events such as banquets, fundraisers and more.

Pick up fresh produce at to make gourmet creations at your Madison home every Saturday morning  at the Madison Farmer's Market. Vendors sell everything from fresh fruits and veggies to homemade bread, eggs, cheese, meat and more.

The Insanity Complex offers fun for all ages with a skateboarding and BMX  park, roller skating rink, arcade, laser tag arena, rock climbing wall and a miniature golf course. 

Outdoor enthusiasts will love Rainbow Mountain Nature Preserve for its interesting rock formations and picturesque trails that wind through forests alongside the mountain. There is also a pavilion where you can relax before or after your hike.

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Are you interested in buying a home in Madison, Alabama? Contact the Matt Curtis Real Estate team here or call 256-270-9393 to learn more about homes for sale in Madison and other attractive communities around Huntsville, Alabama!

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