1008 GOVERNMENT STREET Mobile, AL 36604 | Oakleigh Garden District | Residential Detached | Historic


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5837 sqft.
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Fabulous Opportunity to own a stunning historic home in the Oakleigh Garden District! Wonderful architectural details: Stately front porch that opens into a central entrance hall with grand staircase w/ coffered beamed ceilings and original wood pegged plank flooring. Home comes in at nearly 6000 Sqft. with an additional 1000 sqft of attic space. Property was originally part of the Joshua Kennedy estate and contains many details on the interior of a previous greek revival home. The home was redesigned by famed Mobile architect Rudolph Benz in 1888 for the family of Charles F. Hopkins. The Hopkins family owned the property from 1875 to 1926. The home in the past was used as a bed and breakfast & recently as a single family. Enter the grand front hall with a 18'x18' parlor to the left, and the 18'x 20' formal dining to the right. The home contains 7 (perhaps 8) bedrooms, with one ensuite located on the first floor, 7 baths, a commercial kitchen and first floor paneled music/billiard room, with wet bar, 6 decorative fireplaces, a wonderful front porch and even a balcony off the turreted front bedroom. All of this gives the home an exceptional historic feel. The home sits on a lot surrounded by Satsuma trees and Live Oaks. The lot is long and backs up to Conti street with parking for up to 30 cars; which has been very useful during Mardi Gras and city events. The home has an architectural shingle roof done in 2021, 2 newer HVAC systems, commercial tankless water heater. Much updated plumbing and electrical. Much of the siding was replaced and the exterior has been freshly painted. The home has had much work completed in recent years and is just looking for your finishing touches. All updates are per the seller. *** Listing agent makes no representation to accuracy of sqft. Any/all updates are per the seller(s). Buyer to verify. Buyer to verify all information during due diligence.

Property Details

List Price $749,000 List Date 2024-06-10 MLS ID 363506 Status Active Property Type Residential Detached Property Sub Type Historic County Mobile


Full Baths 7 Half Baths 1 Total Baths 8 bedrooms total 7 building area source Seller building area total 5837.0 building area units Square Feet carport spaces 1.0 carport y n Yes construction materials Wood Siding cooling Central Electric (Cool), Central Gas (Cool), Ceiling Fan(s) cooling y n Yes covered spaces 1.0 Features Exterior Termite Contract fireplace features Inoperable # Fireplaces 6 fireplace y n Yes flooring Tile, Vinyl, Wood foundation details Pillar/Post/Pier garage y n No heating y n No interior features Eat-in Kitchen, Recreation Room, Sun Room, Ceiling Fan(s), High Ceilings, Wet Bar leasable area units Square Feet levels Two living area 5837.0 living area source Seller living area units Square Feet new construction y n No Parking Features Single Carport property attached y n No property condition Resale roof Composition structure type Historic year built 1888


community features None fencing Fenced furnished Unfurnished laundry features Inside Lot Description Less than 1 acre, Few Trees Lot Dimensions 85 x 246 x 83 x 245 view None/Not Applicable view y n No waterfront features No Waterfront waterfront y n No


elementary school Leinkauf high school Murphy middle or junior school Calloway Smith


association y n No


parcel number 2906400009379XXX tax annual amount 8568.69 tax legal description COMG NW COR GOVT & COMMON S TS TH WLY 121 FT(S) TO BEG TH CONT WLY 77.67 FT TH NLY 242 FT TH ELY 79. zoning description Single Family Residence


ownership Whole/Full foreclosure y n No short sale y n No


Buyer Agency Comp. 2.2 Buyer Agency Comp. Type % Compensation Disclaimer The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to other real estate licensees who are participant members of the Baldwin REALTORS MLS.
This listing was last updated on 6/10/2024 4:07:29 PM (UTC)


The buyer agent compensation offered only applies to participants and data share participants of the Baldwin REALTORS MLS.