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    $3,200,000

  • Active | MLS#: 263061
  • 5Beds
  • 7Baths
  • 8,500Sq Ft

55 S Mcgregor Avenue Mobile, AL 36608

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Overview

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.

General Features

  • Area Other Area
  • County Mobile
  • Property Taxes 19935.19
  • Property Type Residential Detached
  • Subdivision Not Applicable
  • Terms of Sale Cash, Conventional
  • Year Built 1846

Building Features

  • Apx Living Area 8,500
  • Full Bathrooms 6
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Condo Building Stories 2
  • Construction Foundation Slab
  • Construction Status Resale
  • Exterior Finish Brick, Stucco, Wood
  • Fireplace Woodburning
  • Floors Split Brick, Wood, Other Floors-See Remarks
  • Garage Detached, Three or More Vehicles
  • Half Bathrooms 1
  • Master Bedroom Dimensions 18x19
  • Master Bedroom Level 2
  • Property Amenities Fenced, Guest House, High Ceilings, Open Porch, Patio, Pool - Inground (Home)
  • Property Interior Stories Two
  • Style Other-See Remarks

Room Features

  • Kitchen Level Main Level
  • Bedroom 5 Dimensions 28x19
  • Bedroom 5 Level 2
  • Breakfast Dimensions 17x17
  • Breakfast Level Main Level
  • Den Dimensions 29x16
  • Den Level Main Level
  • Dining Area Breakfast Room, Separate Dining Room
  • Dining Dimensions 23x16
  • Dining Rm Level Main Level
  • Kitchen Dimensions 26x13
  • Bedroom 2 Dimensions 16x14
  • Bedroom 2 Level 2
  • Bedroom 3 Dimensions 19x18
  • Bedroom 3 Level 2
  • Bedroom 4 Dimensions 19x17
  • Bedroom 4 Level 2

Property Features

  • Apx Acreage 3.84
  • Utilities Gas-Natural, Water-City
  • Water Property Type No Waterfront

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Price & Status History

Days on Market

  • This property has been listed on the market for 263 days
  • Average days-on-market for homes between $2,560,000 - $3,840,000 = 263 (in zip code 36608)

Location

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Community Demographics for Zip Code 36608 (Mobile)

Housing Occupancy
  • Home Owners: 9,130 (50%)
  • Renters: 5,947 (32%)
  • Vacant: 3,350 (18%)
  • Total Housing Units: 18,427
Households
  • Average Household Size: 2.38
  • Housing Density (People per square mile): 602
Age Range (number of people)
  • Age 0-14: 8,350
  • Age 15-24: 4,793
  • Age 25-39: 7,408
  • Age 40-59: 9,695
  • Age 60-79: 6,005
  • Age 80+: 1,421
  • Total: 37,672

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

School Information for 36608 (Mobile)

Public Schools in Zip Code 36608 (Mobile)

* This list of schools may not match the property above.

BAKER HIGH SCH 8901 AIRPOROUTE BLVD MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512213000 9th-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 9th: 683
  • 10th: 543
  • 11th: 420
  • 12th: 405
School Population
  • Teachers: 108
  • Students per Teacher: 19.0
  • Students: 2051
  • Male/Female: 1043/1008
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
HILLSDALE ALT 6301 BILOXI AVE MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512212229 6th-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 6th: 4
  • 7th: 10
  • 8th: 2
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 16
  • Male/Female: 8/8
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
HILLSDALE MIDDLE SCH 6301 BILOXI AVE MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512212223 6th-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 6th: 89
  • 7th: 83
  • 8th: 92
School Population
  • Teachers: 17
  • Students per Teacher: 15.5
  • Students: 264
  • Male/Female: 137/127
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
ER DICKSON ELEM SCH 4645 BIT AND SPUR RD MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512211180 K-5th
Grade Size Distribution
  • Knd: 141
  • 1st: 159
  • 2nd: 161
  • 3rd: 164
  • 4th: 156
  • 5th: 135
School Population
  • Teachers: 58
  • Students per Teacher: 15.8
  • Students: 916
  • Male/Female: 456/460
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
MARY B AUSTIN ELEM SCH 150 PROVIDENT LN MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512211015 K-5th
Grade Size Distribution
  • Knd: 63
  • 1st: 81
  • 2nd: 74
  • 3rd: 66
  • 4th: 60
  • 5th: 70
School Population
  • Teachers: 29
  • Students per Teacher: 14.3
  • Students: 414
  • Male/Female: 184/230
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
ELSIE COLLIER ELEM SCH 601 SNOW RD NORTH MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512211120 PreK-5th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 22
  • Knd: 165
  • 1st: 156
  • 2nd: 152
  • 3rd: 168
  • 4th: 143
  • 5th: 160
School Population
  • Teachers: 59
  • Students per Teacher: 16.4
  • Students: 966
  • Male/Female: 478/488
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
GOODWILL EASTER SEAL CTR SPEC CHILD 10 WESTMINSTER WAY MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2513423122 PreK-1st
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 13
  • Knd: 2
  • 1st: 1
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 16
  • Male/Female: 12/4
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
JOHN WILL ELEM SCH 5750 SUMMIT AVE MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512211750 PreK-5th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 25
  • Knd: 66
  • 1st: 86
  • 2nd: 76
  • 3rd: 84
  • 4th: 80
  • 5th: 75
School Population
  • Teachers: 35
  • Students per Teacher: 14.1
  • Students: 492
  • Male/Female: 275/217
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
JOHN S SHAW HIGH SCH 5960 ARLBERG ST MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2512213305
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 0
  • Male/Female: 0/0
School District
  • MOBILE COUNTY
  • 1 MAGNUM PASS MOBILE, AL 36618
  • Phone: 2512214394
District Population
  • Schools: 113
  • Full-Time Teachers: 3772
  • Students per Teacher: 16.6
  • Staff: 8455
  • Students: 62531
THE BRIDGE INC MOBILE MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 3342429700
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 0
  • Male/Female: 0/0
School District
  • THE BRIDGE II
  • 3232 LAY SPRINGS RD GADSDEN, AL 35901
  • Phone: 2565466324
District Population
  • Schools: 1
  • Full-Time Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: 0
  • Staff: 0
  • Students: 0
WILMER HALL 3811 OLD SHELL RD MOBILE, AL 36608 Phone: 2563783821
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 0
  • Male/Female: 0/0
School District
  • WILMER HALL
  • 3811 OLD SHELL RD MOBILE, AL 36608
  • Phone: 3343424931
District Population
  • Schools: 1
  • Full-Time Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: 0
  • Staff: 0
  • Students: 0

Private Schools in Zip Code 36608 (Mobile)

* This list of schools may not match the property above.

Al-Iman Academy Of Mobile 63 East Dr. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2516056743 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 2
  • Knd: 9
  • 1st: 4
  • 2nd: 3
  • 3rd: 3
  • 4th: 5
  • 5th: 2
  • 6th: 2
  • 8th: 2
  • 9th: 2
  • 11th: 3
  • 12th: 2
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 39
Corpus Christi School 6300 McKenna Dr. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2516663428 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • Knd: 60
  • 1st: 64
  • 2nd: 65
  • 3rd: 61
  • 4th: 64
  • 5th: 64
  • 6th: 63
  • 7th: 64
  • 8th: 61
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 566
Faith Academy 8650 Tanner Williams Rd. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2516337267 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 117
  • Knd: 95
  • 1st: 96
  • 2nd: 78
  • 3rd: 86
  • 4th: 76
  • 5th: 96
  • 6th: 111
  • 7th: 127
  • 8th: 119
  • 9th: 144
  • 10th: 114
  • 11th: 82
  • 12th: 82
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 1423
Solid Rock Christian School 701 N Beltline Hwy. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2513342900 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 2nd: 2
  • 3rd: 1
  • 5th: 1
  • 6th: 2
  • 7th: 2
  • 8th: 3
  • 9th: 5
  • 10th: 5
  • 11th: 12
  • 12th: 12
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 45
ST. Ignatius Catholic School 3650 Springhill Ave. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2513425442 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 112
  • Knd: 59
  • 1st: 61
  • 2nd: 73
  • 3rd: 56
  • 4th: 58
  • 5th: 64
  • 6th: 50
  • 7th: 46
  • 8th: 52
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 631
ST. Paul's Episcopal School 161 Dogwood Ln. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2513426700 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 78
  • Knd: 101
  • 1st: 85
  • 2nd: 95
  • 3rd: 95
  • 4th: 92
  • 5th: 101
  • 6th: 132
  • 7th: 143
  • 8th: 136
  • 9th: 154
  • 10th: 144
  • 11th: 133
  • 12th: 116
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 1605
The Murray School 3811 Old Shell Rd. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2513424931 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 7th: 2
  • 8th: 4
  • 9th: 1
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 7
Weinacker's Montessori School 227 Hillcrest Rd. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2513420712 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • Ungrd: 5
  • PreK: 42
  • Knd: 10
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 57
West Mobile Baptist Church 7501 Airport Blvd. Mobile, AL 36608 Phone: 2516399952 PreK-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 120
  • Knd: 15
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 135

* School data provided by US Department of Education


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