Views - Primary on Main
1552 Monterey Place Mobile, AL
$ 995,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#319354
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyMOBILE
  • CityMobile
  • AreaOther Area
  • NeighborhoodMonterey Place
  • Zip36604
  • StyleVictorian
  • Year Built1897
  • Taxes$ 2467
  • Price$ 995,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4200
  • Lot Size0.3551 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Keller Williams AGC Realty-Da
Data Source:
Baldwin County MLS (BCAR)
Property Description

A rare opportunity to live and work in one of Mobile’s most historic and recognizable homes. An architectural icon, The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast is located in the Old Dauphin Way Historic District and is an award winning 5 Star Inn that has been successfully operating for over 18 years. Listed on The National Register of Historic Places and Mobiles Historic Development Commission, this rare 1897 Queen Anne home has been well maintained and offers all of today’s conveniences. With a total of 6 bedrooms and 4 ½ baths, there is still room for additional living space and bathrooms. The home has been used by numerous movie sets, photographers and artists and recognized both nationally and internationally in travel editorials and guide books. Rare family papers found in the attic by the current owners has brought international attention to the home and "The McRae Papers". Featured in an episode of "If Walls Could Talk" on HGTV, fans of the show continue to visit and enjoy updates on the rare find. Travelers discover The Kate Shepard House online and choose to stay because of the consistent 5 Star reputation. Named after the original home owners daughter, Kate McRae Shepard, a local elementary school bares Kate's name honoring her contributions to education. The house plans were chosen from a catalog by the famous architect George Franklin Barber. Architects and Barber enthusiasts visit regularly. This income producing property is complete turnkey for three guest rooms including antiques, guest room and common room furnishings and breakfast service items. The historic artifacts pertaining to the house will remain. A complete inventory list will be available to buyer for confirmation. Recipes, training, and any assistance the new owner might need will be available. Records will show the consistent income produced, potential future revenue and many examples of past editorials.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Not Baldwin County Elementary School Not Baldwin County Middle School Not Baldwin County High School
Price History
8/27/2021 Listed $995,000

General Features

Amenities Cable, Fenced, High Ceilings, Internet, Porch-Open, Porch-Back, Porch-Front, Porch-Wrap
Appliances Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Range-Gas, Refrigerator, Refrigerator w/Ice Maker, Smoke Detector, Washer
Bathrooms 4
Class Residential-Single Family
Community Amenities Landscaping, Pets - Allowed
Community Name Monterey Place
Construction / Foundation Piers
Dining Room Level Main Level
Elementary School Not Baldwin County
Energy Efficiency Ceiling Fan(s)
Flood Zone NO
High School Not Baldwin County
Kitchen Level Main Level
Listing Area Other Area
Living Room Level Main Level
Middle School Not Baldwin County
Ownership Type Whole/Full
Price Per Sq Ft 236.9
Property Status Active
Property Type Residential Detached
Roof Dimensional
Status Active
Structure Style Victorian
Subdivision AL
Utilities Cable TV, Gas-Natural, Sewage-City, Water-City, Alabama Power, Mobile Gas
View None/Not Applicable
Zoning/area Other-See Remarks, Within Corp Limits

Interior Features

Bedroom 2 Dimensions 17 X 13
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 15 X 17
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 15 X 17
Bedroom 5 Dimensions 17 X 18
Breakfast Dimensions 12 X 13
Breakfast Level Main Level
Dining Area Separate Dining Room
Dining Dimensions 18 X 20
Fireplace Den, Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom
Fireplace(s) 9
Floors Carpet, Tile, Wood
Furnished Y/N Partially
Great Room Dimensions 17 X 19
Great Room Level 2
Half Baths 1
Heat/Cooling Central Electric, Central Gas
Kitchen Dimensions 12 X 13
Living Room Dimensions 16 X 17
Master Bed/bath 1st Floor Master, Fireplace
Master Bedroom Dimensions 17 X 15
Master Bedroom Level Main Level
Other Rm Dimensions 11 X 6
Other Room Level Main Level
Other Rooms Foyer, Utility Room-Inside
Property Interior Stories 2
Total Bedrooms 6
Type Of Listing Exclusive Right to Sell
Utility Dimensions 7 X 13

Exterior Features

Bedroom 2 Level 2
Bedroom 3 Level 2
Bedroom 4 Level 2
Bedroom 5 Level 2
Boat Facilities None
Exterior Finish Wood
Lot Description Corner Lot, Less than 1 acre, Level, Metes and Bounds, Some Trees, Subdivision
Lot Size 111 X 134
Lot Size Area 0.3551
Mineral Rights Unknown
Waterfront Property No Waterfront


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 36604

AVG $290K
AVG $1,332
AVG 27
Year Built
AVG 1933
AVG 56
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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