Historic House Listings

Off market. Over six acres with a guest house! Circa 1910 in Alabama. $180,000

June 7, 2023

I like this house! I like the price too! This home was built in 1910. It is located on 6.64 acres in Eight Mile, Alabama. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, wainscoting, chair rails, tall ceilings and a transom window. There is a covered back porch. The property has a few outbuildings, including a small guest house with 940 square feet. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,005 square feet. $180,000

Contact Christy Gustin with Bellator RE & Development Mob: 251-508-7952

From the Zillow listing:


Country feel but amazingly close to town. Beautiful historic home circa 1910 (possibly as old as 1890 due to Victorian architectural elements) on beautiful and private 6.6 acres! 2 miles to Chickasabogue Park, 2.8 miles to the Univ. of Mobile, 3 minutes to the hwy 158/main Saraland exit at I-65, 17 minutes to Downtown Mobile, as well as close to area mills for quicker commute. Per seller, roof is approx. 8 years old, hvac heating/cooling is 6 years old or less, water heater is 2 years old. There are old heating units that aren’t used anymore but still remain. Up to 4 bedrooms are possible in this home; it just depends on how you wish to utilize the large rooms. If you prefer to have a formal dining room or renovate the kitchen in another location, 3 bedrooms are possible. Large 10 ft x 25 ft front porch welcomes you into the 25 x 7.5 wide center hall floor plan with Eastlake original door and original patterned glass sidelights/transom. 13 foot high ceilings and original wood floors throughout the home. Original transoms are over the four 15 x 15 bedrooms, two have closets. These four rooms (used as bedrooms) are arranged off the main center hallway. Delicate and beautiful fireplace mantles are in the front bedrooms. A large storage closet with multiple places to hang clothes high and low 7x 5 is attached to the bathroom with tilework in fantastic condition, a vanity, lots of built in storage and a soaking tub. As you head to the kitchen area, there is a large 15 x 14 living room with large hand-carved antique built in bookcase. The kitchen is 15 x 15 and features a gas stove and fridge along with mid century modern style wood cabinetry & formica countertops. There is room for a breakfast table. Off the kitchen is the 30 x 8 porch. You’ll love admiring the ancient pecan tree while enjoying coffee in the peaceful property. Attached to the kitchen was another bath more recently added with a shower and vanity. Attached to the bathroom is a laundry room 7x 7 that can hold a washer and dryer. The 6.6 acres on a very quiet, short dead end street features old growth azaleas, pecan trees, older pear trees, and more. An ancient pecan tree is the focal point along with brick pavers for a large patio area to utilize or park on. There is a 38 x 20 barn shed with electrical. At the back of the property, there is an additional small house per tax records 940 sq feet included at no value but could be great as additional income once fixed up. This is not included in square footage. Power has been disconnected to that small house, but not the main house/ barn. The property is mostly cleared but has a lot of privacy around it along the edges. Any offers will need to be approved by judge as this is an estate sale. Home is sold in as is condition but has great bones. Please give 24 hours notice due to family member tenant. All measurements are approximate and not guaranteed, buyer to verify.



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