Views - Master on Main
55 S Mcgregor Avenue Mobile, AL
$ 3,200,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#263061
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyMOBILE
  • CityMobile
  • AreaOther Area
  • NeighborhoodNot Applicable
  • Zip36608
  • Style
  • Year Built1846
  • Taxes19935
  • Price$ 3,200,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage8500
  • Lot Size3.84 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
L L B & B, Inc.
Property Description

One of the South’s finest Greek Revival Mansions, Palmetto Hall - a truly extraordinary property offered for sale! Palmetto Hall, located in the heart of Spring Hill in Mobile, AL dates back to c. 1846. It was built by Charlestonian John Dawson as a replica of his family home on the Battery in Charleston. The property was given the name Palmetto Hall to pay homage to the state flower of South Carolina. It is on the market for sale for the first time in almost 58 years. Palmetto Hall is an excellent example of antebellum Greek Revival architecture and has been featured in many national publications & in the book, "A Treasury of Great American Houses." The property is over 8500 sq. feet and has 5 bedrooms and 6.5 baths. You enter onto 3.8 acres of property through handsome wrought iron gates on a circular drive leading to the stunning façade with a deep portico with large Tuscan columns below and double porch above with balustrades supported by fluted Doric columns. The ground floor is stucco over masonry and the top floor is wood construction. An impressive entry, a two-story Foyer, is flanked by two sets of Corinthian columns at each end of the Foyer and a sweeping cantilevered staircase with a deeply coved ceiling above bordered by an octagonal shape and exquisitely molded cornice highlighted by a remarkable chandelier. Palmetto Hall has exceptionally spacious rooms, incredible marble mantels throughout, stunning hardwood floors, wonderful friezes & plaster work, amazing millwork, fabulous fittings, and hardware, & breathtaking antique chandeliers. The Ballroom which provides a glorious entertaining space could also be used as a downstairs master bedroom (to be a 6th bedroom). A lovely, long loggia with inlaid marble floors connects the Ballroom to the Dining room & Foyer & floods the back of the house with natural light while providing splendid views over the extensive grounds, patio, and pool.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Not Baldwin County Elementary School Not Baldwin County Middle School Not Baldwin County High School
Price History
12/1/2017 Listed $3,200,000

General Features

Amenities Fenced, Guest House, High Ceilings, Open Porch, Patio, Pool - Inground (Home)
Condo Building Stories 2
Construction / Foundation Slab
Construction Status Resale
Elementary School Not Baldwin County
High School Not Baldwin County
Intermediate School Not Baldwin County
Listing Area Other Area
Middle School Not Baldwin County
Property Type Residential Detached
Subdivision AL
Subdivsn Or Commnty Not Applicable
Utilities Gas-Natural, Water-City, Alabama Power, Mobile Gas

Interior Features

Baths 6
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 16x14
Bedroom 2 Level 2
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 19x18
Bedroom 3 Level 2
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 19x17
Bedroom 4 Level 2
Bedroom 5 Dimensions 28x19
Bedroom 5 Level 2
Bedrooms 5
Breakfast Dimensions 17x17
Breakfast Level Main Level
Den Dimensions 29x16
Dining Area Breakfast Room, Separate Dining Room
Dining Dimensions 23x16
Dining Room Level Main Level
Fireplace Woodburning
Floors Split Brick, Wood, Other Floors-See Remarks
Half Baths 1
Kitchen Dimensions 26x13
Kitchen Level Main Level
Living Room Dimensions 18x16
Master Bed/bath Garden Tub, Separate Shower
Master Bedroom Dimensions 18x19
Master Bedroom Level 2
Other Rm Dimensions 16x10
Other Room Level Main Level
Property Interior Stories Two
Type Of Listing Exclusive Right to Sell
Utility Dimensions 15x7

Exterior Features

Exterior Finish Brick, Stucco, Wood
Flood Zone X
Garage 3
Garage Detached, Three or More Vehicles
Living Room Level Main Level
Lot Size Area 3.84
Lot/block/unit 2
View None
Water Property Type No Waterfront


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

Property vs Zip Code Average in 36608

AVG $320K
AVG $341
AVG 31
Year Built
AVG 1982
AVG 31

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