Mount Carmel by the river is a beautifully landscaped community nestled along the Flint River watershed. It is conveniently located just eight miles northeast of downtown Huntsville and minutes from I-565. Some people consider Mt. Carmel to be one of the best-kept secrets in northeast Madison County. There are currently 375 homes, with 35 new home-sites currently under development.
The Mt. Carmel by the river neighborhoods has beautiful natural surroundings, which include 5 stocked lakes covering 50 acres, the Flint River with a canoe launch and close to 100 acres of common grounds with trails. Other amenities include 3 community pools with an open-air cabana, 2 lighted tennis courts, playground with a covered pavilion, sand volleyball court, and an attractive clubhouse known as the Manor House.
Mt. Carmel by the River community is Located in the Buckhorn High School District and they are currently rated an 8 out of 10. Elementary school is Mt. Carmel with a 7 rating 5th and 6th grades are Riverton Intermediate school with an 8 Rating while the 7th and 8th grade is Buckhorn Middle School and they have an 8 rating. Find all the school ratings at here at the Great Schools website.