Description for 1135 MONTAUK AVE, MOBILE, AL 36604
Aaaah...Downton Abbey...? Perhaps not but certainly a very elegant snapshot of a bygone era in the heart of the Old Dauphin Way Historic district. Enjoy the typical neighborhood lifestyle circa 1913, when this grand 100 year old "mini mansion" was originally constructed by the Gaillards. Take a leisurely stroll to the weekly Farmer's Market at Cathedral Square on a Saturday morning and enjoy the traditional camaraderie "sit-'n- sip" gatherings with neighbors on the front porches later that evening. Or retire to the back deck to enjoy high tea and scones surrounded by magnificent live Oaks. This elegant home is within a short walking distance to various prestigious schools, several Churches and is around the corner from the grand mansions of upper South Georgia and Government Street. Special features... *Mobile Historical Shield *14 x 12 Formal Foyer * dramatic stairway curving up to the 2nd level *stunning hardwood floors *high ceilings throughout *12 x 20 cinder block workshop with power *1 gas log fireplace in working condition with 4 others yet be restored if desired *enchanting and secluded "secret garden" at the rear of the property featuring a very spacious deck *2-3 car carport at the side of the house *"English Garden" landscaping creating unbeatable curb appeal with many and varied flowering shrubs including year round blooming Azaleas. As a result of their home inspection, the current owners have committed to an extensive program of repairs and restoration. All the information documenting this journey will be supplied to potential buyers upon request including the certificate of elevation and a survey. Now all that remains to complete this masterpiece is an enthusiastic, visionary buyer eager to decorate this beauty as she deserves to be! We invite you to schedule your appointment with destiny so do please drop in... We would love to see you and can almost guarantee that you will be so glad you did!