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  • Price$1,519,000
  • Beds4
  • Baths4
  • SQ. Feet3,000
  • Built1930

5430 Battles Wharf Drive Unit 2, Fairhope

This 'old bay cottage' offers old world charm and appeal - with 9+ foot high ceilings, a full wall of windows looking out onto the bay, wooden tongue and groove walls and ceilings and heart pine floors together with thoughtful updates all make 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 2018, including quartzite countertops and upgraded appliances. The master bath was updated in 2017, 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, (refrigerator, 2 burner stove, etc) 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. 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 home has both transferrable flood insurance and termite insurance in addition to an upgraded home warrantee to provide ease of mind to the new owners. 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
  • Price$1,519,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms4.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Square Footage3,000
  • Acres0.00
  • Year Built1930
  • TypeSingle Family
  • Sub-TypeResidential Detached, Four or More Bedroom
  • StyleCottage
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesNone
  • UtilitiesWater-City, Fairhope Utilities, Riviera Utilities, Water Heater-Gas, Water Heater - Tankless, Water-Well
  • ViewDirect Bay View, Western View
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontBay Front - Building, Mobile Bay


  • ExteriorConcrete Board
  • Lot Description78x365x84x374, Less than 1 acre, Some Trees, Waterfront, Boat Lift, Level, Bulkhead, Pier, Other-See Remarks
  • RoofDimensional, Other-See Remarks
  • ConstructionResale
  • FoundationPiers

Additional Information

  • ZoningSingle Family Residence
  • HOA Fees600.00
  • HOA Fees Freq.Annually

Community Information

  • Address5430 Battles Wharf Drive Unit 2
  • AreaFairhope 9
  • SubdivisionBattles Wharf Estates
  • CityFairhope
  • CountyBaldwin
  • StateAlabama
  • Zip Code36532


  • InteriorCarpet, Wood, Split Brick, Other Floors-See Remarks
  • Interior FeaturesCable, Ceiling Fan(s), Internet, Screened Porch, Split Bedroom Plan, Partially Fenced, High Ceilings, Irrigation Sprinkler, Outdoor Kitchen, Security Lighting, Storage-Out, Termite Contract, Window Treatments, Other-See Remarks
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Range-Gas, Stack Washer/Dryer, Wine Cooler, Cooktop, Convection Oven
  • CoolingCentral Electric (Cool), Central Heat, Zoned
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • FireplacesLiving Room, Woodburning, Gas Logs, Master Bedroom
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories1.5

School Information

  • ElementaryJ. Larry Newton
  • HighFairhope High

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeBaldwin County Properties, Inc

Price Change History for 5430 Battles Wharf Drive Unit 2, Fairhope, Alabama (MLS® #273252)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $1,525,000 to $1,519,000 $6,000 (0.39%)
Price Reduced from $1,540,000 to $1,525,000 $15,000 (0.97%)
Price Reduced from $1,545,000 to $1,540,000 $5,000 (0.32%)
Price Reduced from $1,549,900 to $1,545,000 $4,900 (0.32%)
Price Reduced from $1,649,900 to $1,549,900 $100,000 (6.06%)
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Listing information last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 12:00pm CDT.