HISTORIC BLOUNT MANOR. A true treasure in Alabama offers Southern gracious lifestyle! Former home of US Post Master General Winton "Red" Blount, philanthropist / founder of the Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery, Alabama. This gorgeous home, 5600 SF, impeccably restored near perfection. Extensive herringbone brick walkway lined by perfectly manicured hedges that lead to the Georgian 4 column entrance w/feathered arrow side lights. Elegant entrance foyers estimate 42 ft. long, w/ 2 sparkling crystal chandeliers; polished red pine floors; stately winding staircase to second-floor, landing with balcony overlooking masterful gardens, showcased by ceiling height of approx. 22 ft. Exquisite dining room, one of a kind decor; est. 19 in. crown molding, cloth wallpaper, extensive window trim; gas fireplace, intricate mantle design. Nearby bright kitchen features large granite island, custom cabinetry, desk, separate breakfast room; laundry/mud room/back staircase. Cozy screened room has arched windows adjoined to library/den/office; boasts knotty pine and gas-burning fireplace; expansive formal living area, gas fireplace and intricate craftsmanship; one large bedroom with bath downstairs; four large bedrooms upstairs: two have their own full baths and the other two share a bath; two bathrooms have mirrored ladies’ boudoir areas; oak floors on 2nd floor; attic est. 900 SF with beautiful huge oval windows; floored ready to build out gym or rec room, wired and wall-framed w/heating ducts access for additional heat. Masterful landscaped grounds, seasonal camellias, roses and azaleas grace the nearly three-acre lot; two-car attached garage with large brick fence and enclosed additional parking; Home is shown by appointment. Great potential as a personal home or as bed and breakfast located close to Montgomery, Eufaula, Troy, Auburn, and Columbus, GA. Not far - MGM,Bham or Atlanta Airports. Small airport nearby as well. Huge National Hunting area Bird Dog Field Trial Capital.
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