5430 Battles Wharf Drive Unit 2, Fairhope


4 Beds
4 Baths
3,000 Sqft
0 Acres
0 Garages

This 'old bay cottage' offers old world charm and appeal - with high ceilings, wooden walls/ceilings and heart pine floors together with thoughtful updates making 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 2017, including quartzite countertops and upgraded appliances. The master bath was updated in 2016, 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, 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, picked just a few at a time. 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 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.

Essential Information
MLS® #273252
Full Baths4
Square Footage3,000
Year Built1930
TypeSingle Family

Residential Detached, Four or More Bedroom

Community Information
AreaFairhope 9
SubdivisionBattles Wharf Estates
Zip Code36532

5430 Battles Wharf Drive Unit 2

ViewDirect Bay View, Western View
Is WaterfrontYes

Water-City, Fairhope Utilities, Riviera Utilities, Water Heater-Gas, Water Heater - Tankless, Water-Well


Bay Front - Building, Mobile Bay

Boat Facilities

Boat Lift, Covered, Power Available, Water Depth (4 ft-)

# of Fireplaces2
# of Stories2

Carpet, Wood, Split Brick, Other Floors-See Remarks

Interior Features

Cable, Ceiling Fan(s), High Ceilings, Partially Fenced, Internet, Irrigation Sprinkler, Outdoor Kitchen, Screened Porch, Security Lighting, Split Bedroom Plan, Storage-Out, Termite Contract, Window Treatments, Other-See Remarks


Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Range-Gas, Wine Cooler, Stack Washer/Dryer, Cooktop, Convection Oven


Central Electric (Cool), Central Heat, Zoned


Living Room, Woodburning, Gas Logs, Master Bedroom

ExteriorConcrete Board
RoofOther-See Remarks, Dimensional
Lot Description

78x365x84x374, Level, Waterfront, Less than 1 acre, Some Trees, Bulkhead, Pier, Boat Lift, Other-See Remarks

School Information
ElementaryJ. Larry Newton
HighFairhope High
Additional Information
Date ListedAugust 12th, 2018
Days on Market545
ZoningSingle Family Residence
HOA Fees600.00
HOA Fees Freq.Annually
Listing Details
OfficeBaldwin County Properties, Inc
Property History
Price Reduced from $1,540,000 to $1,525,000
Price Reduced from $1,545,000 to $1,540,000
Price Reduced from $1,549,900 to $1,545,000
Price Reduced from $1,649,900 to $1,549,900
Price Reduced from $1,670,000 to $1,649,900

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