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303 W Lafayette Street Marion AL 36756

Located on 5.5 ac mile of downtown Marion, offering this Antebellum home, MYRTLE HILL, c.1840. There are available 2 Antebellum homes secured behind a Wrought Iron fence, a cottage perfect for a grounds keeper, and a vacant residential lot. They were built by John Huntington a silversmith from North Carolina and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Entering the front of MYRTLE HILL, through it’s 4 stunning Doric Columns, past the striking stairway, is formal Living and Dining Rooms. The lovely mantels and beautiful chandeliers are offered throughout these homes. The 3315 sq.ft. home features 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths and Breakfast joining the Kitchen. The back sitting porch overlooks azaleas, hydrangeas, camellias and water feature including a waterfall! In 1907, it was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. William Caffee, who’s daughter Ruby named the home for the Crepe Myrtles blooming at the time. Ruby lived here until age 95, when it was sold to the Lewis family who restored it to become Myrtle Hill Bed and Breakfast & Gardens in 1994. Myrtle Hill remained in the Lewis family until purchase by the current owners. Joined behind the stately Wrought Iron Rence is the second Antebellum, BELLE TERRACE, C.1838, also built by the Huntingtons, which includes a 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Carriage House. BELLE TERRACE is offered under separate listing as 305 West Lafayette Street. Included with the MYRTLE TERRACE property is a .51ac vacant lot, should an owner wish to build a home to complement the properties. Another home that’s adjacent to this, and could be purchased, is a CARETAKER’S COTTAGE, a 1 Bedroom, 1Bath well maintained home and is shown under separate listing at 219 West Lafayette Street. With all these properties have to offer, it’s well suited for multi-families looking for a quiet, home away from home or as your individual purchase of a part of history!! *SELLING AS IS – 48hr FROM DATE OF EXECUTED CONTRACT FOR PREAPPROVAL – 5 DAYS ALLOWED FOR HOME INSPECTION.*

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RPG Realty

Tel: (334) 481-0116

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