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.
4 Full | 1 Partial Baths
Carpet, Tile, Wood
Heating and Cooling
Central Electric, Central Gas
Den, Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom
On Street, Three or More Vehicles
Courtesy of Ronald Wallace, Keller Williams AGC Realty-Da
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