908 Augusta Street, Mobile


2 Beds
2 Baths
1,884 Sqft
0 Acres
0 Garages

Wonderful 2/2 Charming Cottage circa 1885 and is located on a renowned block of the Oakleigh Garden District. This lovely, very spacious property is located right next door to the Mobile’s very own Joe Cain House and neighborhood lore says Joe Cain planted the oaks in front of this home. At Mardi Gras, you will enjoy a street party held here to honor Joe Cain. As you approach the house, you’re greeted by a large 23 foot-long front porch ideal for a cool drink and relaxing. You enter through the double front doors with original etched glass with a Greek key and floral design. You are welcomed into a very expansive center hall foyer that stretches 28 feet from front to back. The house has 12- foot ceilings that give a great sense of space, 5 former coal-burning fireplaces (non-operational) throughout the home and the original heart of pine floors. The dining room and living room can be interchangeable for the buyer to use to their choosing. The present large dining room has an exquisite marble inlay mantle that is complementary in design to the glass front doors and a bank of sunny bay windows overlooking the front yard as well as a big window opening out onto the front porch. The living room has a lovely mantle and exudes the feeling of a handsome library with dark walls, Venetian-esque cornices, and beautiful drapes. The kitchen and den also with a fireplace have a more modern open concept floor plan. The front bedroom with a fireplace looks out to the front porch and has terrific windows that open to the front porch. The master bedroom located to the rear of the home also has a fireplace with an en-suit bath with black and white tile floors and a claw foot tub with shower. The hall bath has shiplap walls with black and white tile floors, a claw foot tub and pedestal sink. The property is sited on a very large lot for the neighborhood. The crown jewel of this gem of a property awaits you in the spectacular back yard. The home has an 18 x 6 foot back porch that opens

Essential Information
MLS® #286652
Full Baths2
Square Footage1,884
Year Built1885
TypeSingle Family

Residential Detached, Two Bedroom

Community Information
Address908 Augusta Street
AreaOther Area
SubdivisionOakleigh Garden District
Zip Code36604
FeaturesCeiling Fan(s)
ViewOther-See Remarks
WaterfrontNo Waterfront

Sewage-City, Water-City, Alabama Power, Mobile Gas

AppliancesOther-See Remarks
# of Fireplaces5
# of Stories1
Interior Features

Fenced, High Ceilings, Security System, Termite Contract


Central Electric (Cool), Central Gas, Central Heat

RoofComposition Shingle
FoundationWood Frame, Piers
Lot Description

Less than 1 acre, Other-See Remarks

School Information
ElementaryNot Baldwin County
MiddleNot Baldwin County
HighNot Baldwin County
Additional Information
Date ListedJuly 16th, 2019
Days on Market94
Listing Details
OfficeL L B & B, Inc.
Property History
Price Reduced from $314,750 to $299,900

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Listing information last updated on October 18th, 2019 at 11:30am CDT.

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