5609 Cottage Hill, Mobile, AL 36609

$599,000
4
BD
3
BA
3,602
SqFt
List Price
$599,000
Price Change
▼ $100,000 1650415909
MLS#
0661113
Year Built
1942
Style
Colonial, Traditional
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Full baths
2
Half baths
1
Living Area
3,602
Acres
1.69
County
Mobile
Subdivision
Metes & Bounds

Property Description

One of the very few nearly 80 year old stately, well constructed antebellum style homes in Mobile, Al in the heart of Cottage Hill is available for sale as a residence or for POSSIBLE COMMERCiAL use SUBJECT to REZONING! It’s a rare find in this very convenient location. Surrounded by trees, it’s a quiet oasis while convenient to walk to all of Cottage Hill. This two story gorgeous home has plenty of room for a very large family on nearly 2 acres. The master suite on the main level has a sitting area ,sunken tub and separate shower and His and Hers walk-in closets with built in shelving and a large dressing table, mirror and dresser. The formal living room has a real burning fireplace with marble hearth from original home in downtown Mobile and is now equipped with gas logs, adjoining formal dining room both have original oak hardwood floors. The handmade oriental rugs are included with house, as well as some of the original oil fine art. The kitchen has stainless steel and black appliances included and a large butlers panty with washer and dryer, sink and built in cabinets. The kitchen hallway has built in china cabinets. There is a half bath downstairs as well as the full bath in master bedroom. At the east end of the house is a large private office or could be fifth bedroom, away from the rest of the house. The double garage connected to the house is at the opposite end of the house. It opens into a nice mudroom/sunroom with skylights and plants leading into the spacious breakfast area and kitchen. There is a large den off the kitchen and breakfast area with eight large windows with lots of natural light. The exterior is brick and vinyl siding for low maintenance. The deck outside the den is in the fenced backyard. The upstairs also has oak hardwood floors and 3 additional bedrooms, two with walk in closets and a large bathroom with the original 9 foot cast iron tub. The back upstairs bedroom was once a “Sleeping Porch” as they called it then. Now has windows on three sides. You can hardly see this home from the street because the house sits at the back of the almost two acres. There are three additional buildings outside. An extra garage or storage building in front and a workshop/tiny house in the backyard and a garden shed near the raised garden surrounded by brick walkway. There are large Live oaks on the outer perimeter of the lot (of commercial interest) and over 200 Azaleas, Camellias around the property as well as many other varieties of seasonal flowers and shrubbery. There is a big circular driveway surrounding the huge front lawn where grandkids learned to drive. The garden shed was once a playhouse with a loft and hosted Tea Parties. Come see if this is your dream come true home of a lifetime or your future office or Bed and Breakfast in our area. Owner will leave, at no cost to buyer many antiques, fine art and handmade oriental rugs and housewares and china if desired. Home is sold As Is with transferable termite bond and home warranty. Seller WILL NOT be leaving any furniture, rugs, painting, antiques or household items at this house. Will consider selling some items. Own a piece of Mobile History. Possession 1 to 15 days

Additional Information

Acres
1.69
Style
Colonial, Traditional
Water
Public
Cooling
Ceiling Fan(s), Central Air
Sewer
Public Sewer
Heating
Central, Natural Gas
Elementary School
Mobile - Other
Middle School
Mobile - Other
High School
Mobile - Other

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