MONTEBRIER HISTORIC 1866 COTTAGE STYLE
HOME AND ESTATE LOT
LOCATION: Brierfield, Bibb County between Montevallo and Maplesville
SIZE: 3 Bed 2 Bath home with approximately 3,660 sq./ft. heated and cooled. 12 Acre +/- Estate Lot on Mahan Creek
SPECIAL FEATURES: Placed upon the National Registry of Historic Places in 1976, this home was constructed after the end of the Civil War in 1866. It is one of the few remaining cottage architecture style structures in Alabama. Nestled in between horseshoe-shaped Mahan Creek, the Estate rests on 12 acres +/- to be verified by purchaser. The home was completely refurbished in 1965 to its original exterior state. Last year a new roof was added and the outside of the home was repainted. A faade easement was granted by the state of Alabama in 1981 where by an analysis of the exterior paint was conducted to ensure the validity of the original color scheme. The attic is climate controlled and has an alarm system, formally utilized to house a gun collection that was purchased by Cabellas last year.
In the 1920s as a response to Prohibition, the home operated as a speakeasy. A book case in the great room opens, revealing a Wurlitzer Theatre Organ with original pipes testifying to the roaring 20s. All flooring throughout the home dates back to the 1860s showcasing heart pine with the exception of the great room which boasts the original maple floors used for the speakeasy.
The current owners are lifelong antique collectors and many unique fixtures, furniture, and historic local appurtenances will remain with the home. Such items include large stained glass windows, oak side boards with leaded glass, locomotive fixtures, etc. For a complete list of items that remain with the house, as well as those being sold at auction, please contact the agent.
AGENT: Pete Hall 334-312-7099
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