Llanfair Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Well-established in the Springhill district of Mobile, Llanfair is lined with comfortable brick houses surrounded by mature landscaping. The neighborhood was developed in the 1960s, and it remains in one of the best locations in the city. The neighborhood streets are wide and walkable, and residents enjoy the wide open field at Hackmeyer Park, the neighborhood park.
Llanfair is in zip code 36608, and the neighborhood is bordered by Airport Boulevard on the south, Highway 65 on the east, S. McGregor Avenue on the west, and Dauphin Street on the north. Spring Hill Golf Course and Mobile Country Club, two prestigious golf courses, are on two sides of the neighborhood.
Airport Boulevard is a major artery in Mobile and it is lined with shopping conveniences such as grocery stores, big-box stores, and gas stations. For specialty shopping, downtown Mobile offers everything from high-end children’s apparel to gourmet candies to garden accessories. Bel Air Mall, a regional shopping destination, has 130 stores and department stores.
While neighboring New Orleans is famous for its Mardis Gras celebrations, Mobile boasts the longest-running Mardis Gras festivities in the United States, beginning in 1703. The citywide celebration lasts several weeks, and schools incorporate holidays during the festival so students can participate. Mobile celebrates Mardis Gras with parades, costume balls, and specialty events at city bars.
Mobile is a great place to watch and participate in sports, including the annual 10K Azalea Run through downtown Mobile. The city is home to a number of minor league sports teams, including the Mobile BayBears, a feeder team for the Arizona Diamondbacks that plays at Hank Aaron Stadium.