Oakleigh Historical District Real Estate

Oakleigh Historical District Real Estate

Welcome to the prestigious Oakleigh Historical District in Mobile, Alabama, a charming neighborhood that encapsulates the rich history of the city. Nestled in the heart of Mobile, this subdivision is a testament to the architectural heritage of the area, boasting a collection of beautifully preserved historic homes dating back to the 19th century.

The Oakleigh Historical District is a coveted residential area in Mobile, known for its tree-lined streets, well-manicured lawns, and a strong sense of community. Residents here take pride in the unique character of their homes, with many properties featuring stunning examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Victorian architecture.

Living in Oakleigh Historical District offers a blend of old-world charm and modern convenience. Residents can enjoy easy access to downtown Mobile, where they can explore a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The neighborhood is also home to several parks and green spaces, providing a tranquil retreat from the bustling city life.

Whether you are a history enthusiast, architecture lover, or simply seeking a vibrant community to call home, Oakleigh Historical District offers a unique living experience that is second to none. Come and discover the timeless beauty and allure of this historic subdivision in Mobile, Alabama.

Newest Listings in Oakleigh Historical District

3 Beds 2 Baths 7403199 MLS
**OPEN HOUSE TODAY, JUNE 13, FROM 4-6PM!** Located in the Highly Sought After Oakleigh Garden District, this cute Cottage can be found on Savannah Street situated a few blocks between a Local Art Gallery and Fine Dining Restaurant, Hummingbird Way. It is also a short walk away from Washington Square Park, the Neighborhood Playground and Dog Park, and Callaghan's Irish Pub. Built in the early 1900's, this Historic Cottage has been completely Renovated down to Plumbing and Electrical. This home has been tastefully Modernized while keeping it's Historic Charm. An Old Mobile Brick Walkway leads to the Front Porch where original columns remain and the Porch Floor has been repurposed from the original, interior hardwoods. Walk inside to an Open-concept Living, Dining Room and Kitchen. The original Brick Fireplace adds character while also acting as a room divider between Living and Dining. The Kitchen features a Center Island which accommodates Bar Stools, Marble Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Gas Range and Hood, Tile Backsplash, and Custom Cabinets. Off the Kitchen, a Hallway leads to the additional Full Bathroom and Three Bedrooms. The Large Primary Bedroom sits at the back of the home and includes a Large Walk-in Closet with Custom Built-in Shelves and an En suite Bathroom. The Primary Bathroom features Tile Floor, a Custom Double Vanity, and a luxurious Walk-in Shower with Three Shower Heads. There are Two additional Bedrooms and an additional Full Bathroom which features Tile Floors, a Custom Vanity, and Open Built-in Shelves. 10 ft Ceilings and new Hardwood Floors run throughout. Walking out the Back Door, there is a large Deck leading to the Fenced-in Back Yard. A Gravel Driveway, providing plenty of parking, runs the length of the house and to the Back Door. Both Front and Back yards have been tastefully Landscaped. No detail has been spared in this renovation. This home is a must see! Updates per the Seller: Roof (2022), HVAC (2022), Plumbing (2023), Electrical (2023), Interior and Exterior Paint (2023), Stainless Steel Appliances (2023), Water Heater (2023)

961 Savannah, Mobile

Listing courtesy of Sam Winter and Company, Inc.

3 Beds 2 Baths 7401418 MLS
A Historic Gem in the Heart of Oakleigh Garden District. Step into a piece of Mobile's history with this stunning American Foursquare home, nestled on a spacious lot in the Oakleigh Garden District. This architectural marvel, built in 1906, offers a unique blend of historical charm and modern convenience. Location, location, location! Convenient to downtown, all the Mardi Gras parade routes, Airbus, Austal, the Alabama Port, restaurants, bakeries, award winning restaurants in the neighborhood, centurion live oaks, and most importantly southern hospitality. The residence is a Historic Commission certified home near Washington Square, and situated in Mobile's Oakleigh Garden District (OGD). OGD is on the National Register of Historic Places for its historical significance and great artistic value. Washington Square is a treasure and one of the city's most beloved parks. It is surrounded by the finest examples of 19th century architecture in the region. Recently restored and nestled among walking and running routes, come see southern history. Property highlights: Historic 4-Square Architecture - Experience the timeless elegance of a design that has stood the test of time, featuring a symmetrical facade and a grand central parlor, which provides a welcome into home and stunning view of the staircase. Expansive Lot - Set on a generous parcel of land, among the largest in the neighborhood, this property offers ample space for outdoor activities, gardening, and potential expansions. Prime Location - Situated in the heart of the Oakleigh Garden District, you'll be living in a neighborhood steeped in history, with easy access to local museums, parks, and the vibrant downtown area, as mentioned. Carefully Preserved - While maintaining its original character, the home has been meticulously cared for, preserving its historical integrity. Interior Features: Spacious Rooms - Boasting large, airy rooms with high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout each space invites comfort and exudes historical elegance. The large formal dining room boasts a sizable build-in display case. Modern Amenities - Enjoy the convenience of updated electrical and plumbing systems, central heating and air conditioning, ensuring a comfortable living experience. Natural Light - Large windows throughout the home allow for an abundance of natural light, highlighting the detailed craftsmanship of the interior. Kitchen - The kitchen exudes charm, plenty of cabinetry, custom premium countertops, and large/convenient pantry. Recently added, the refrigerator and range are included with the home. Upstairs Study - Just off the master bedroom is a private study which is also perfect for a dedicated treadmill room. Exterior Features: Welcoming Porch - A wide, inviting front porch offers the perfect setting for relaxation and entertaining guests. Large back deck - Throw the perfect football BBQ or tailgate out back. The deck provides ample space for outdoor relaxation and entertainment. Mature Landscaping - The property is adorned with established gardens, providing a serene and semi-private oasis. Large Back Yard Shed - Ample space for tools, lawn equipment, and woodworking materials. Fantastic Neighbors and Neighborhood! This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of Mobile's southern heritage. Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply appreciate the allure of historic homes, this property is sure to captivate. Contact your favorite Realtor to schedule a viewing and take the first step towards making this historic treasure your new home.

1206 Palmetto, Mobile

Listing courtesy of Brett Robinson Real Estate.

4 Beds 3 Baths 7396255 MLS
Constructed in 1906, historic 1219 Elmira Street is in the picturesque Oakleigh Garden District. This historic home boasts numerous impressive modern updates while retaining its early 1900s charm. Entering the home through the spacious covered front porch, you will discover a lovely foyer featuring an impressive staircase that ascends to the upper level. This home boasts 12-foot ceilings, original hardwood floors, and period-specific details, including impressive millwork and light features. Original pocket doors separate the formal living and dining rooms, making them perfect for entertaining. Alternatively, you can unwind in the cozy den, which features a private staircase leading upstairs. The modern updated kitchen features custom cabinetry, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances such as a Five-Star Gas Range, a walk-in pantry, and French doors that open to the covered porch and exquisite courtyard. All four spacious bedrooms are situated upstairs. The primary bedroom features an en-suite bathroom, a walk-in closet, and an attached laundry room. With over 3,100 square feet of renovated space, this timeless beauty offers a wealth of amenities and is ideal for entertaining while enjoying all the social activities in and around the Garden District. Stroll to local popular spots such as Callaghan’s and Hummingbird Way or head to the dog park and enjoy Mardi Gras parades on foot. 1219 Elmira’s enduring allure, paired with contemporary conveniences renders it an enchanting property for the individuals who value the charm and heritage of historic residences. LISTING AGENT/COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATION TO ACCURACY OF SQUARE FOOTAGE. BUYER TO VERIFY.

1219 Elmira, Mobile

Listing courtesy of 1702 Real Estate.

7 Beds 8 Baths 7400156 MLS
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/billard 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.

1008 Government, Mobile

Listing courtesy of Roberts Brothers TREC.

4 Beds 3 Baths 7390080 MLS
Beautiful Historic Home located in Oakleigh Garden Historic District on highly desired South Georgia Avenue! This home sits on a corner lot and offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room, dining room, family room, den, bonus room, home office, sunroom, kitchen, laundry room, storage room, a balcony overlooking the pool and a 2 bedroom,1 bathroom guest house in the rear. As you enter the foyer there is a bedroom and bathroom on the main floor and a spacious view into the living room and dining room that flows into the sunroom. The rooms are oversized with high ceilings, ample windows for natural light, and gorgeous pine floors throughout. The family room features a gas fireplace, bay windows, built-in's and seating area. The kitchen has wood cabinets and a kitchen island with a view into the sunroom. As you go upstairs there is a landing with a balcony overlooking the stunning in-ground swimming pool with surrounding deck. Great spot for a cup of coffee! An oversized primary bedroom with walk-in closet and a primary bathroom with double vanities, whirlpool tub, and large shower. There are three additional bedrooms upstairs with a hall bathroom and spacious closets. There is a two story guest house in the back with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, kitchen and living room. Also includes a 2 car parking pad on the side street for off street parking. You must see this home in person to appreciate all that it has to offer!

200 Georgia, Mobile

Listing courtesy of Sam Winter and Company, Inc.

1 Beds 1 Baths 7348771 MLS
Historic Shotgun House located in Oakleigh Garden Historic District! It features one bedroom/one bathroom with an open concept living room and kitchen designed to blend the original features of the beaded board walls and ceilings, wainscoting, and hardwood floors while also maximizing the space. The primary bedroom has its own bathroom featuring a large walk-in tile shower and vanity, and spacious walk-in closet. The granite countertops and oversized kitchen island create a contemporary design and the antique European floor tiles around the mantels and bathroom floor retain the vintage feel. The home was entirely updated a few years ago with roof, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling system, and fresh paint both inside and outside. Fenced backyard with a storage shed ideal for extra storage. This home is minutes away from Mobile's Downtown business and entertainment districts, fine dining at Hummingbird Way, live-music at Callahan’s Irish Social Club which hosts one of the biggest St Patrick's Day parties on the Gulf Coast, open air concerts at Washington Square and impromptu porch parties with neighbors often called "Sit and Sip". The Mardi Gras parade route is just a few blocks away! Oakleigh is continuing to protect Mobile's past with great efforts in historic preservation and urban redevelopment like no other historic district in Mobile. You must see this home in person to see what all it has to offer!

1168 Elmira, Mobile

Listing courtesy of Sam Winter and Company, Inc.

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