5430 Battles Wharf Drive, Fairhope, AL 36532 (MLS # 273252)

Price $1,540,000
Status Active
Beds 4
Baths 4 Baths
Home size 3,000 sqft
Lot Size n/a
This 'old bay cottage' offers old world charm and appeal - with high ceilings, wooden walls/ceilings and heart pine floors together with thoughtful updates making this an easy living home on 80 feet of waterfront in a prime location, NORTH of the Grand Hotel. It even has a sandy beach! All new windows and a Hardi-Plank exterior provide maintenance free living. It offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms, two on each floor. The kitchen was upgraded in 2017, including quartzite countertops and upgraded appliances. The master bath was updated in 2016, with natural stone floors in the shower. Eight foot high sliding Pella doors across the west side access the screened porch - providing wonderful views of the bay and the custom gabled wharf, which has its’ own fully equipped kitchen, bar area and separate boat house with lift. Many windows and doors have plantation shutters. A huge live oak, surrounded by camellias grace the bayside property as well as many other mature plantings. A prolific Hamlin orange tree offers bushels of wonderful orange juice, picked just a few at a time. This cottage is protected by a whole house generator. New roof, 2018, with transferrable warrantee. Irrigation system has separate well. Both the home AND the wharf offer tankless hot water heaters This sought-after location is 1/4 mile north of the Grand Hotel. It has occupied this spot, protected from wind and water by Great Point Clear, for the last 80+ years, with its’ original heart pine floors. Appointment Only. Sq ft and tax info deemed approx and shall be verified by the purchaser.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 9/11/2019 Tract Battles Wharf Estates
Year Built 1930 Community Fairhope 9
County Baldwin

SCHOOLS

Elementary School J. Larry Newton
High School Fairhope High

Price History

Prior to Mar 13, '19 $1,735,000
Mar 13, '19 - Apr 26, '19 $1,675,000
Apr 26, '19 - May 7, '19 $1,670,000
May 7, '19 - May 22, '19 $1,649,900
May 22, '19 - Jun 30, '19 $1,549,900
Jun 30, '19 - Sep 11, '19 $1,545,000
Sep 11, '19 - Today $1,540,000

Additional Details

AIR Central Electric, Zoned
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
AMENITIES Common Area Insurance, Common Area Maintenance
APPLIANCES Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Range-Gas, Stack Washer/Dryer, Wine Cooler
AREA Fairhope 9
CONSTRUCTION Concrete Board
EXTERIOR Cable, Ceiling Fan(s), High Ceilings, Internet, Irrigation Sprinkler, Other-See Remarks, Outdoor Kitchen, Partially Fenced, Screened Porch, Security Lighting, Split Bedroom Plan, Storage-Out, Termite Contract, Window Treatments
FIREPLACE Yes
HOA DUES 600
LOT DESCRIPTION Boat Lift, Bulkhead, Less than 1 acre, Level, Other-See Remarks, Pier, Some Trees, Waterfront
MASTER ON MAIN Yes
STORIES 1.5
STYLE Cottage
SUBDIVISION Battles Wharf Estates
TAXES 2595.40
UTILITIES Water Heater-Gas,Water Heater - Tankless,Water-City,Water-Well,Fairhope Utilities,Riviera Utilities
VIEW Yes
VIEW DESCRIPTION Direct Bay Front,Western View
WATERFRONT Yes
WATERFRONT DESCRIPTION Bay Front - Building
ZONING Single Family Residence

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