Here are a few more nice mods in the Forest Park/Avonwood/Crestwood area of Birmingham. Again, I've got no connection to the owners or brokers/agents. I just think these great houses need all the press they can get.
This one in Forest Park looks as though it has been done right:
Two in Crestwood South:
Another in Crestwood South, on a great, dead-end view street:
Bonus Home: An A-frame cutie on a little private lake (pond, really) in Moody. We went to see this one, and it has a lot of potential, but would be a lot of work: