C. 1860 Kenworthy Hall, an Italianate Villa designed by New York architect Richard Upjohn, built by Edward Kenworthy Carlisle, is distinguished by its massive brick structure, arched windows, and four story tower. One of the finest antebellum mansions in the South, the estate includes19 acres with original kitchen, carriage house and cistern.
The property consists of 5 levels starting with the wine cellar. The first or main level is the entry level, featuring a main entry hall and a cross hall. Most of the bedrooms are on the second level, and the third level is servants quarters and usable attic space. The forth level houses the tower room. There is an adjacent summer kitchen, 2 barns, a carriage house and shed. There are many fireplaces throughout, some of which have been converted to gas.
Probable uses of the property are a horse farm, equestrian resort, personal historic estate, Corporate retreat, Artist's retreat or an historic site/museum. The current use of the property is a horse farm, housing 25-30 Egyptian Arabian horses. The property was designated as a National Landmark in 2004 and documented in the Historic American Building Survey.
Co-Brokered with Wallace Erickson, Realedyne Group, Sarasota, FL.
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From Birmingham take I-20 South to Exit 97 towards West Blocton/Centreville, turn left onto Highway 5, go 45 miles, turn right onto Highway 14, go 2 miles, property ahead on right
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