With this Large and Elegant home, you get a Two-in-One package! Enjoy 9.5 acres of immaculately-kept Fairhope land for sale, while at the same time living less than 5 minutes from Walmart!
Come experience the luxury of privacy and fine rustic living on your own property, as well as the luxury of what Downtown Fairhope has to offer—Shopping, Salons, Fine Dining, and Entertainment—all less than 3 miles away! This Lovely home affords you all the advantages of both urban and rural living. The house itself is simply gorgeous, complete with all the personal touches that transform a house into a truly welcoming home: Custom Crown Molding, Shining Wood French Doors, a Spacious and Sunlit Upstairs Landing for a Living/Play Area, and the Prettiest Wood burning Fireplace. Other special features include Gleaming Hardwood and Split-Brick Floors, Ceiling Fans, and multiple upgrades. Don’t forget that you have well water here, too! And you will love the breathtaking view from the Covered Back Deck, which is the perfect size for entertaining.
Whether it’s Gardening, Horseback-Riding, Livestock-Raising, or Sports-Playing that you want, this property has room for it all! You can say goodbye to cramped 5’x7’ garden beds—imagine rows and rows of your favorite vegetables, fruits, and flowers. And flat and grassy, but with plenty of mature trees throughout, the land allows you to find your ideal combination of shade and sunlight. On top of that, you also have a Spacious Animal Pen for chickens, goats—you name it! But by far one of the best attributes of this property is the Incredible 5472-sq. ft. Workshop out back, complete with Full Bathroom, Office, Down-Draft Paint Room, and 3-Phase Power. Your Storage and Project Potential is now Unlimited! This place is really too wonderful to pass up!
For an up-close glimpse into life at 9879 Vance Lane, please review the following interview between the Sellers and their Jason Will Real Estate Agent. Avail yourself to valuable insight about the surrounding community, local shopping and dining favorites and even utility costs!
Agent: How did you know this was the home you were meant to buy?
Seller: “We wanted a place where the kids could have horses and ride motorcycles plus we needed enough room for our Construction business to be able to function.”
Agent: Were schools a factor in your decision to purchase this home?
Seller: “Yes. The school system was the main reason for us searching in this area. The schools are great.”
Agent: What have become your top 5-10 favorite features of the home?
Seller: “1.Feeling of country living & privacy but still in town. 2.The ability to have gardens, fruit trees, animals, and bonfires. 3. We enjoy entertaining our family and friends on the back deck.”
Agent: Where do you find yourself spending the most time in the home and why?
Seller: “Definitely the covered back deck is where we spend the most time. We cookout, watch the sunset, watch the kids play football, baseball or volleyball and have bonfires.”
Agent: What improvements have you made to the home or property over the years?
Seller: “Within the last year we have upgraded the master bath with a larger tile shower, new cabinets, and custom closet. The kitchen & laundry have also been upgraded. We have replaced the carpet in the bedrooms and repainted the whole interior of the house. The outside was repainted a couple of years ago. Exterior porches have been rebuilt with Cumaru and Tiger Wood floor decking as well as putting up new handrails.”
Agent: What are your favorite grocery stores and shops in the area?
Seller: “Of course Wal Mart is only 5 min away, but we do have a new coffee shop just down the road. We enjoy shopping at Moseley Fine Meats, and eating at any number of fine restaurants in the area. Downtown is a great place to walk and shop.”
Agent: Any interests or hobbies you enjoy on or near the property?
Seller: “We have always had a large garden. We also enjoy boating and fishing on all the local waterways.”
Agent: Average utility costs in summer and winter?
Seller: “I averaged the power bill for the last 12 months and it was $222.00″
Agent: What will you miss most about living in or owning this property, as well as the surrounding community?
Seller: “We will miss the privacy that the large lot provided and the convenience of being so close to town.”
Agent: If you don’t mind me asking, why have you decided to sell your home?
Seller: “Two reasons: mainly downsizing, the kids are grown and gone, and we would ultimately like to be on the water somewhere.”