From a two bedroom 1920′s fishing cabin, to an elaborate estate overlooking beautiful Mobile Bay, roughly 15 miles from the City of Fairhope, Alabama. The current home was originally built as a vacation getaway, a place to escape the busy work week amid the faster pace of big city life. The owners affectionately named the property “Paradise” and it’s a place where the sounds from birds trump all others and the water is daily playground for dolphins, just beyond the last board of the sun faded pier boards. The boat house features a sleeping loft, which is ideal for young children to nap after an early day of water play. It is also a space where you can take advantage of cool fall nights and wake up with the dolphins at sunrise.
I entered the home and immediately began to examine the rooms from all angles in attempt to gather the best shots for my video tour. You can’t help but appreciate the pristine condition and the fact that nothing is out of place in this home. Everything is meticulously placed or stored from the fishing poles to the attractive decor throughout the home and guest house. Many of the raised beach homes along County Road 1 are so close together that you could nearly make a jump from rooftop to rooftop. Thus, I was presently surprised when I stepped out onto the front deck and noticed the privacy this large bay front lot enjoyed, which was amplified by the mature trees that encumbered the long property.
When I had competed compiling video clips for my online tour of the home, I sat down with the owner in attempt to find the foundation for her fondness for this property. She gave me the usual responses you might expect from someone who has lived on the water for an extended period of time, like how much they enjoy the sunsets, playing cards on the pier, kayaking on Mobile Bay and the consistent southerly breezes. As I began to dig a little deeper, it became evident that this home, that can sleep as many as 18 people comfortably in beds, has been an memory machine over the years. Her favorite times of the year are the July 4th holiday and Christmas time, when it is a tradition for the family to set aside the distractions of their daily lives and gather on the bay. There is something about life on the water and the memories forged on its shores, they seem to resonate more than the others. If you would like more information on this exceptional home located at 10517 County Road 1 or additional waterfront property for sale in Fairhope AL on Mobile Bay, please contact Jason Will Toll-Free, 24/7 at 866.330.0223.