Imagine your life in this stunningly unique home just steps from everything Historic Downtown Fairhope has to offer. This is a rare opportunity to own one of Fairhope’s finest and most charming homes nestled on an oversized lot in the very heart of Downtown. A quick walk to shopping, dining, entertainment, festivals, special events and so much more. Located on Magnolia Avenue, one of the most beautiful streets in Fairhope, in the scenic and sought-after “Bluff” neighborhood. You are just a few blocks from Mobile Bay, city parks and famous Fairhope Pier. This home is one of a kind and truly has it all.
Designed by Andy McDonald Design in authentic A. Hays Town architecture, the discerning eye will appreciate the New Orleans/Acadian design and construction that has spared no expense. The authenticity of the materials, reclaimed from a Louisiana sugar mill, and the craftmanship are truly remarkable. Some of the exquisite architectural details include exposed beams, wide plank heart pine flooring throughout, gorgeous oversized heart pine French doors, detailed crown moldings, specialty wood barrel ceiling, deep arched wooden doorways, antique hardware and glass doorknobs are throughout this incredible home. You’ll enjoy the architectural casement windows that open to the private courtyard, the limestone fireplace in the living room, exposed brick on the keeping room fireplace and in the gourmet kitchen, Bevolo and other custom lighting and so much more!
If you enjoy indoor/outdoor entertaining, this home is a dream come true with the natural flow meandering through French doors from living areas to the front porch, private courtyard, upstairs balcony and backyard patio pergola area overlooking a garden paradise, reminiscent of a Tuscan estate, with lush, mature landscaping complete with a gardener’s dream greenhouse.
This magnificent home boasts a living room / dining room area that opens to the front porch and the private courtyard through beautiful French doors. The gourmet kitchen with an exposed brick hearth and breakfast area also open to the courtyard. In addition, on the main floor is the oversized master bedroom with en-suite bath complete with large separate shower, dual vanities and soaking tub, together with his and her walk-in closets. Also, on the main floor is an incredible study with beautiful floor to ceiling wooden bookcases overlooking the estate sized back yard.
Upstairs, you will find two generous guest bedrooms with ample closet space sharing a Jack and Jill bath setup with access to the private balcony overlooking the pristine courtyard below.
From the main floor, step out back to the spacious deck tiered to a beautiful patio and pergola area, all overlooking the spectacular grounds. From the patio level, step into an alluring wine cellar suitable for a “man cave” and even a weather shelter. Attached is a huge additional storage area as well.
With zoning allowing for commercial use, this home could be a spectacular restaurant or boutique hotel. The investment possibilities are endless.
There is no other home like this along the Gulf Coast and the amazing location makes this gem an incredible opportunity. A definite “Must See” for the interested and qualified buyer. Don’t let this one slip away, call today to schedule your private tour.
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Property Features Include: 2, Three or More Vehicles , Municipal, Finished basement with bar, perfect "man cave" or storm shelter.
Interior Features Include: Authentic materials reclaimed from a Louisiana sugar mill. Exposed beams, wide plank heart pine flooring, oversized heart pine French doors, detailed crown moldings, specialty wood barrel ceiling, deep arched wooden doorways, antique hardware & glass doorknobs throughout. Limestone fireplace.
Views Include: City
Additional Information: Ceiling Fan(s), Covered Patio, High Ceilings, Open Front - Back Porch, Patio, Master Suite Downstairs; Exposed Brick and Beams, Private Courtyard, Dishwasher, Convection Oven, Double Oven, Refrigerator w/Ice Maker, Wine Cooler, Gas Cooktop
Built in: 1994
Designed by: Andrew McDonald Design - Covington, LA
Approximate Square Feet:
True to A. Hays Town new Orleans (Acadian) design, materials and craftsmanship.
Exterior: Cover front porch, rear deck terraced down to patio, then pergola area with lush landscaping and perfect gardener's shed.
Architectural Style: Louisiana Creole / New Orleans Style
Lot Acres: .31
Lot Dimensions: 62'X233"
11 x 15 - Bedroom 2 - Upper- Hardwood Floor
11 x 14 - Bedroom 3 - Upper- Hardwood Floor
9 x 11 - Breakfast Room - Main- Other
14 x 18 - Den- Main- Hardwood Floor
13 x 18 - Dining Room - Main- Hardwood Floor
14 x 18 - Kitchen- Main- Hardwood Floor
15 x 18 - Living Room - Main- Hardwood Floor
16 x16 - Master Bedroom - Main- Hardwood Floor
12 x 14 - Wine Cellar - Lower- Carpeting