5430 Battles Wharf Drive, Fairhope, AL 36532

$1,420,000
4
BD
4
BA
3,000
SqFt
Sold Price
$1,420,000
List Price
$1,519,000
Closing Date
Apr 24, 2020
Status
CLOSED
MLS#
273252
Style
Cottage
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Living Area
3,000
County
Baldwin
Region
Fairhope 9
Subdivision
Battles Wharf Estates
Year Built
1930

Property Description

This 'old bay cottage' offers old world charm and appeal - with 9+ foot high ceilings, a full wall of windows looking out onto the bay, wooden tongue and groove walls and ceilings and heart pine floors together with thoughtful updates all make 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 2018, including quartzite countertops and upgraded appliances. The master bath was updated in 2017, 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, (refrigerator, 2 burner stove, etc) 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. 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 home has both transferrable flood insurance and termite insurance in addition to an upgraded home warrantee to provide ease of mind to the new owners. 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.

Additional Information

Hoa Fees
$600
Roof
Dimensional, Other-See Remarks
Lot Description
Boat Lift, Bulkhead, Less than 1 acre, Level, Other-See Remarks, Pier, Some Trees, Waterfront
Boat Facility
Boat Lift, Covered, Power Available, Water Depth (4 ft-)
Appliances
Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Range-Gas, Stack Washer/Dryer, Wine Cooler
Lot Dimensions
78x365x84x374
Garage Description
Detached, Single Carport
Stories
1.5
Listing Features
Cable, Ceiling Fan(s), Partially Fenced, High Ceilings, Internet, Irrigation Sprinkler, Outdoor Kitchen, Porch-Screened, Security Lighting, Split Bedroom Plan, Storage-Out, Termite Contract, Window Treatments, Other-See Remarks
Fireplace Description
Gas Logs, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Woodburning
Waterfront Description
Bay Front - Building
Exterior Features
Concrete Board

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