Historic House Listings

Oh my goodness!! Those stairs! Circa, 1835 in Alabama. $1,250,000

May 9, 2018

Those stairs!! Those peacock topiaries! This house is amazing! The Dearing-Swaim house was built in 1835. Former home of past President of University of Alabama. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 6,462 square feet. $1,255,000 New price: $1,250,000

From the Zillow listing:


Incredible opportunity to own the Dearing-Swaim Home! Considered to be the finest example of Greek temple architecture in Alabama, this magnificent home, built in 1835, features an Ionic-columned portico extending around three sides. Inside, a spiral staircase leads to the upper level grand hall with a Tiffany-style stained glass window. Interior rooms feature 14-foot high ceilings, hand carved crown molding and ceiling medallions, and nine fireplaces. Former home of past President of University of Alabama – William Stokes Wyman. Close proximity to Bryant-Denny Stadium and UA

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