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The Valley Vista neighborhood of Huntsville, Alabama, is located off South Shawdee Drive Southeast. There are two main neighborhood roads in the subdivision: Monte Vedra Road Southeast and Valley Vista Drive Southeast. Valley Vista is characterized by spacious luxury homes with many amenities. Houses sit on large well-groomed properties. The surrounding areas are heavily wooded and largely undeveloped land. There are no sidewalks in the subdivision, so walkers must use the streets; however, the light traffic of the area makes that safe and easy. Valley Vista is in the 35803 zip code of Madison County. Surrounding neighborhoods include the Preserve at Clayton Pond, Inspiration on Green Mountain, and Indian Ridge.
Local landmarks include part of the Tennessee River and many small cemeteries including Campbell Cemetery, Lee Cemetery, and Smith Cemetery. Valley Vista is convenient to Highway 53 and Highway 431/1 providing access to many parts of the greater Huntsville area. The Southeast Plaza Shopping Center is a popular neighborhood shopping area accessed from Highway 1.
Farley Elementary and Challenger Middle School are two public schools that serve the area. They are part of the Huntsville City School System. Farley has a K-5 program and gifted program. Challenger Middle School features a chorus program, an accomplished soccer team, and participates in a variety of academic contests.
Neighborhood recreational areas include the Madison County Nature Study Center and the Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary. The Madison County Nature Center is located on Green Mountain and features a replica of a historic covered bridge, picnic facilities, and hiking trails. Skye Lake in the center offers fishing. The Goldsmith Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary offers miles of trails through a variety of habitats and is part of the North Alabama Birding Trail.