Historic House Listings

Pretty interior! Circa 1923 in Alabama. $245,000

July 9, 2024

This home has a pretty interior! A lot of natural light and it looks like it’s been maintained nicely. The house was built in 1923. It is located in Mobile, Alabama. The house features a wrap around front porch, original hardwood floors, wide baseboards, tall ceilings, crown moulding, french doors and a sunroom. Three bedrooms, one bathroom and 1,620 square feet. $245,000

Contact Christy Gustin with Bellator Real Estate: 251-508-7952

From the Zillow listing:


Circa 1923 Craftsman bungalow home in the Leinkauf Historic District! Seller is providing a transferable home warranty that covers home systems and roof leak coverage. This is a cozy 3 bedroom with 1 large bath, but grow into your home with a great added value feature: 1.)Permanent walk up stairs to a very large unfinished attic space for either extra storage or add some living space/bathroom up here. This area has two large spaces up here that are 19 x 12 and 17 x 14 each with original windows already in place for lighting. Fresh exterior paint and inside paint June 2024 in bathroom, kitchen, living room, sunroom bedroom, laundry area, and wallpapered/painted butler’s pantry/breakfast room. 2024 beautiful stainless steel Cosmo 5 burner gas stove and refrigerator are included! Seller put in new plumbing fixtures and new lighting fixtures throughout. The previous seller redid the electrical/plumbing, added a new roof about 13 years ago, and re-worked all windows including re-weighting them. Backyard fence added July 2023. Great location close to downtown (1.4 miles), 0.3 miles to the Crawford Park Recreation Center (tennis courts, dog park, playground). Enjoy entertaining in your historic home with lots of Arts & Crafts touches like the original elaborate glass cabinetry in the kitchen and adorable breakfast room. A beautiful wrap around porch awaits off the main living area 12.5 x 12.5 , which works well as the seller’s dining room. There is the original mantle area with a working gas log fireplace and built in bookcases. The original 14 x 13 dining room is being used as a living room off the kitchen/breakfast room area. The porch area features a huge 15 x 11.5 seating area to enjoy coffee or entertaining friends and the beautiful french door opens for easy access to the porch. Downstairs, each bedroom is large off a large hallway where the large bathroom is. Bedroom 1 is 14 x 13 and the bedroom at the back is 14 x 13. One bedroom has a cedar walk in closet that is 7.5 x 3.5 and original 1920s sconces . Down the hall is a 9x 9 bedroom with gorgeous windows and the back mudroom 14 x 6 with space for washer/dryer. This area could be reconfigured for the kitchen of your dreams but the current charming kitchen is more than ample in this precious jewel of a home. According to old records, it was originally built by Paul Ray who was an engineer with what is now the Corp of Engineers, along with his wife, Carrie. The Leinkauf historic district has two fun, optional neighborhood groups: The Leinkauf Historic District Neighborhood Association and The Porch Society of Leinkauf which hosts fun brunches and social events with fellow neighbors. Come be a part of this fun historic area! All measurements are approximate and not guaranteed, buyer to verify.


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