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Jesse Turner Cottage

305 State Street

Agent/Company: Tracy Womack / White-Spunner Realty, Inc.
MLS: 538648  
Area: Detonti Square 
Category: Single-Family House 
Phone: (251) 471-1000 
Sale/Lease: Sale 
Approx LA: 2,500 SF +/- 
Year Built: 1836 
Price: $209,000 

Jesse Turner Cottage built in 1836 and one of Mobile's oldest homes. The historic home includes original heart pine flooring, many original windows and doors, gas fireplaces, soaring 11-12 foot ceilings, original staircase, smooth ceilings, European cast iron claw foot 1890 tub, totally renovated kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, glass tile back splash, built in china cabinet. Custom draperies throughout home to remain (approx. value - 10K). Downstairs there is also a remodeled bath, a den that can be an office or another bedroom, a beautiful front parlor and adjoining dining room, laundry room and kitchen. The kitchen sub-floor has been re-built and there is extra insulation in the walls per the owner.New HVAC was installed downstairs in approx. 2011-2012 and the upstairs unit is about 7 years old. The downstairs bedroom has a large storage closet that can be turned into a bathroom. There are 3 large closets upstairs, one being a secret playroom behind the bookshelf door in child's bedroom. There are some fabulous perks of living in De Tonti Square and being close to downtown. No HOA fees, quarterly neighborhood meetings, strong community presence, neighborhood watch, porch parties, progressive holiday parties, family events in De Tonti Square park which include pumpkin carving, and block parties! Walking distance to downtown restaurants, shopping, night life, shows and parades, including Mardi Gras! Extensive work on the exterior has been done over the years including total renovation of the back exterior of the home. Front yard has been landscaped and LED lighting has been installed. Two front porch swings and gas lanterns will remain and there is also an irrigation system for all hanging plants as well. Rare stone wall in back yard circa 1806! Survey in file. 

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