- Address: 13 Road 950, Mentone, Ala.
- Description: 3 bedroom, 2 bath.
- Price: $575,900.
What to know: Lovely Mentone cottage nestled on a 2 acre lot on the west brow of Lookout Mountain loated only a short distance from Brow Park, downtown Mentone, Ft Payne, Cloudland, Atlanta, Chattanooga, Birmingham and Rome. One of the premiere homes on the brow, it consists of 2 bed, 1 bath in main living area of house and separate master suite with newly renovated bath with tile shower, tile floor and large closets. Walls are unique pecky cypress and cherry and heart pine hardwood floors throughout. Outdoor exit to deck and views unparalleled from bedrooms and living room.
Main house has large rock fireplace with gas logs, cherry hardwood floors, panoramic windows overlooking the valley to Sand Mountain and beyond. Beautiful cherry bookshelves adorn fire place in great room along with built in shelves on back wall. Boasting 300-foot of brow frontage, the yard is beautifully landscaped with native plants and offers a cool and shady oasis from the summer heat in the valley. The home comes fully furnished with lovely pieces from many years of collecting on the mountain. There are 2 large bedrooms in main house connected by a spacious full bath. One bedroom offers queen bed while other has twin beds for comfort of guests. Many lovely chests, mirrors and rugs adorn the bedrooms.
Large open kitchen with all appliances, 5 Star gas stove w 5 star hood, wine cooler and quartz counter tops. Joining the kitchen is a lovely dining room with hardwood floors and pecky cypress paneling. Large handmade wooden dining room table and windows overlooking the brow are in a fabulous room for entertaining and dining above the brow. The master suite is connected to main house and also has pecky cypress siding, hardwood floors, king size bed and lovely accessories. The entire back of the house overlooking the brow is wrapped around by a large deck with bench seating and beautiful rock formations which abound throughout the yard. Other amenities include: home warranty paid for by sellers, large propane tank, completely redone septic tank with large field lines going forth, large propane heater for emergencies, 2 central HVAC units, spectrum Internet & cable, separate laundry room with washer, dryer, tankless water heater, new gutter guards, centricon termite service and Rhino Shield on exterior with a 25-year guarantee and bench seating surrounding deck for endless sunsets.
Recent renovations to the house include new termite controls installed, 2 new vents in crawlspace and heavy duty moisture barrier installed, recently painted inside, new cabinets along with quartz counter tops, washer and dryer replaced in 2018, gas logs installed with remote, new breakfront for dining room, and walk in granite shower added to master suite. Complete list of upgrades to the house available upon request. Seldom offered on the market, this house is a true gem and is located on one of the finest lots on the brow. Large security gate guards property and is a must see for a permanent home or a weekend retreat completely furnished and waiting for your own personal touches to make it your own.
Truly a rare offering this close to Mentone yet offering privacy and seclusion in all seasons, it lives up to the name “Alabama’s best kept secret”.
- Address: 122 Westmore Road, Rome.
- Description: 3 bedrooms, 3 bath.
- Price: $279.000.
What to know: Charming cottage that was built in 1925. It looks small from the street but it’s actually a large, gracious-yet-comfortable home. The home is located in the heart of College Heights and has abundant character, details throughout including 9′ ceilings, crown moldings, hardwood floors and classic four-over-one windows. The main floor includes a large living room w/decorative fireplace; study w/decorative fireplace, built-in bookcase/cabinets; dining room with chair rail; large eat-in kitchen with spacious butler’s pantry; master bedroom with sitting area and en-suite bath; great family room with fireplace and wet bar that spans the back of the house; and a deck off the family room that leads down to a fenced back yard. A classic staircase off the rear hallway leads upstairs to two large bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, a bath and a small playroom or homework/study room. Large floored attic provides great storage or room for future expansion. Under the house is a room that was once used as a home office for an interior designer and a one car garage. There’s also a single car detached garage. Beautiful mature plantings in front, back and side yards.
- Address: 3 Emerson Drive, Rome.
- Description: 5 bedrooms, 3 bath
- Price: $225,000.
What to know: Four-sided brick home that sits on a corner lot! One family owned. The main level features an updated kitchen/ bathrooms and fireplace with gas logs in the family room area that leads to the back porch. Full finished basement with lots of daylight. The basement includes a family room with a stone fireplace, two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and a kitchen. In addition to a attached garage, there is a detached 2 car garage with a roll-up door with a concrete driveway. The property is in good condition and well maintained. Updated plumbing and the roof was replaced in the last few years.
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