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12 x 30 Unpaved Lot in Mount Olive, Alabama

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"Jimmy was the best host ever. My car couldn’t have been in a safer location and he made it accessible anytime I was able to make it home. Would 10/10 rent a space here again!"

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Aaron S.

Mount Olive, AL

May 4, 2023

20 x 10 Unpaved Lot in Montgomery, Alabama

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"Fast response and so easy to work with. A really great experience!"

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Donald L.

Montgomery, AL

Oct 18, 2022

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"As a college student, I needed somewhere to store all of my possessions each summer break. Valeria’s place was so great that I kept coming back every year. Once I was even offered a big bag of peaches from her garden (so this is totally a paid review). She’s super quick to respond and has always been flexible when I needed it. *disclaimer: she never mentioned reviews to me- don’t take this down."

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Valeria C.

Spanish Fork, UT

Oct 4, 2022

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"This was my first experience with Neighbor and this host made it great. Never had any issues. The storage area is well protected behind a locked gate. Additionally, he has many cameras around further securing the area. I highly recommend, you will be happy!"

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Caleb P.

Sunnyvale, CA

Sep 26, 2022

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"Gina and her husband are really kind and friendly. The space is big and clean, during the few months we rented it. I would absolute recommend them anytime! Thank you again for watching over our belongings."

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Ginna T.

Davenport, FL

Jul 31, 2022

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"Samantha is a lovely host. I recommend her highly. The room is very nice, as is her house. Would like to stay in touch with her because she's a great person."

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Samantha P.

Summerville, SC

Oct 7, 2022

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Types of Parking Spaces

Renting parking spaces in Cottondale provides a convenient and affordable way to store vehicles.

  • Residential driveways offer a safe and secure location for cars, trucks and other vehicles.
  • Residential garages provide a sheltered option, while commercial parking garages and lots are perfect for more public uses.
  • Unpaved lots provide temporary storage for vehicles in need of a place to stay.
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Choosing Parking Spaces

When considering a parking location to rent in Cottondale, Alabama, the following should be taken into consideration:

  • Location: Where is the parking space located in relation to your residence?
  • Security: Is the area well-lit, with security features such as cameras or fences?
  • Size: Is the space large enough for your vehicle, as well as for any items you may need to store?
  • Access: What are the restrictions on access to the parking space, such as hours or gates?
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Climate Considerations

When looking to rent a parking space in Cottondale, Alabama, it is important to consider the climate and weather. Summer months in the city usually have an average high temperature in the mid to upper 90s, with heavy rain and thunderstorms common. During peak winter months, temperatures average in the mid 40s, with occasional snowfall and icy conditions.

To protect a vehicle from the elements, one should consider parking in a covered area to reduce exposure to rain, sleet, and snow. If this is not available, a car cover can provide some protection against the elements. Additionally, car owners should ensure the parking area is well-lit, as this can help prevent theft or other criminal activity. Finally, it is important to check the area regularly for any damage or debris that could cause injury or damage to the vehicle.

About Cottondale

Cottondale, Alabama is a small city located approximately 4 miles northwest of the larger city of Tuscaloosa. Nestled along the banks of the Black Warrior River, this charming town of fewer than 15,000 residents is known for its friendly and safe atmosphere.

Residents of Cottondale enjoy easy access to the local attractions of Tuscaloosa like The University of Alabama, Lake Nicol and the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. The city also features two parks - Cottondale Park and Linker Park - as well as a local library, the Jack Warner Library, and an array of recreational opportunities.

Cottondale is also accessible to car owners with plenty of parking available throughout the city. Highway 43 runs through the city, connecting residents to nearby cities and other areas of the state.

Cottondale is also home to several friendly neighborhoods. These include Grandview Estates, Woodland Estates, Parkview Estates and Mooreland Estates. Whether you are a long-time resident or looking to move to the area, Cottondale is a great place to call home.

FAQs about parking spaces in Cottondale

On average a Neighbor parking spaces unit in Cottondale costs $62 per month.

20x20 spaces are the most frequently booked parking spaces type in Cottondale. Driveways are a popular parking space type due to the ease of access and flexibility they provide.

Motorcycles and other small vehicles generally require a 5x10 storage space while most cars and trucks will fit within a 10x20. For larger trailers, RVs, and other vehicles you will likely need to pull out the measuring tape as they can require anywhere from 10x40 to 20x60 spaces. Residential driveways offer a range of sizes and are typically affordable and convenient.

Climate-controlled storage for a vehicle isn't typically necessary in Cottondale, unless the vehicle is a classic, antique, luxury or has high sentimental value. Vehicles are generally designed to withstand a variety of weather conditions. However, if parking in an area with extreme temperatures, high humidity, or if the vehicle will be stored for a very long time, a climate-controlled unit can provide additional protection.

If you expect freezing temperatures during the period that you plan to store your vehicle, you should definitely consider winterizing your vehicle before storing to prevent unecessary harm to your vehicle.

To prepare your car, truck or other vehicle for long-term storage in Cottondale, you should clean the vehicle to prevent corrosion, rust or other damage. Using a high quality car cover can also help prevent damage from the sun or other exposure. Finally, you should check and change the fluids and oil, disconnect the battery, and consider using tire jacks. Parking a vehicle in a residential driveway is also a way to ensure that your vehicle will be watched over and protected.

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Alternative Vehicle Parking Options near Cottondale

Cottondale offers many different traditional self storage options for vehicle parking. Traditional self storage, however, usually are pricier, less secure, and typically farther way than vehicle parking on Neighbor.

If you'd like information about traditional self storage in Cottondale, look at the list of facilities for more information:

Kicker Road Self Storage (3.4 miles)

916 Kicker Rd

Tuscaloosa, AL

AMT Mini Storage (4.6 miles)

14133 US-11

Cottondale, AL

Highway 216 Mini-Storage (5.2 miles)

13619 Highway 216

Cottondale, AL

CubeSmart Self Storage (5.5 miles)

949 31st St

Tuscaloosa, AL

Mall Mini-Storage (6.7 miles)

150 McFarland Blvd

Northport, AL

ABE Mini Storage (7.9 miles)

781 Union Chapel Rd

Northport, AL

Northport Storage (10 miles)

4300 Northcreek Blvd

Northport, AL

Discount Mini-Storage (10.1 miles)

6602 McFarland Blvd

Northport, AL

Advanced Mini Storage (10.5 miles)

11120 Sleepy Valley Rd

Northport, AL

Redwood Storage (18.5 miles)

20660 AL-216

Mccalla, AL