If you own real estate in Alabama, consider yourself lucky. The price tag on some of the most expensive homes recently sold here rival those of big city living. Of course, price isn’t everything—without a good location, any price would just be too much! You be the judge—did the buyers of these 10 beautiful expensive homes in Alabama get a sweet deal?
For comparison, Alabama’s largest home is approximately the size of the White House. This charming 15-bedroom manse sits on expansive acreage complete with movie theatre, wine cellar, four horse pastures, riding ring, in-ground pool, 3,000-square-foot guest house, and the state’s first residential geothermal HVAC system. Once valued at over $30 million, the property-turned-investment-nightmare was listed for just $10 million and sold at auction for a mere $4 million.
This gorgeous brick estate originally sold for about $2 million in 2012 before it was relisted and sold in 2015 for a cool $1.75 million. Now, it’s back on the market for just $1.5 million. With six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and over 6,000 square-feet of living space, you expect just about every type of feature or amenity your heart desires.
This charming home last sold for just under $3 million, and has recently been relisted for even lower. Reminiscent of a Bavarian mansion, the lucky new owner will enjoy a total of four bedrooms and four bathrooms in nearly 10,000 square-feet, with amazing views and private shoreline access of Lake Tuscaloosa. A library, bar, wraparound porch, and infinity pool complete the experience.
Lake life doesn’t come cheap, especially with a home as prestigious as this one on Lake Martin. The eight-bedroom home last sold in 2017 for a cool $1.7 million, but its gorgeous lake views and boat slips might have been well worth the price.
This waterfront property started at a whopping $5.5 million before settling for a modest $3.2 million. With its own private pier, guest house, swimming pool, boat lift, and over 7,000 square-feet of indoor space, there’s no end to the luxuries here.
Originally listed for over $2.1 million, the new buyer managed to scoop this beautiful home for just under $1.8 million. The waterfront home features five bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, a boat ramp, pier, in-ground pool, and three total living levels. The stunning Gulf of Mexico views alone are well worth the modest price tag.
Initially valued at $2.7 million, this four-bedroom, seven-bathroom home located in the premiere Mountain Brook area sold for just $2.1 million in 2017. With over 9,000 square-feet and a myriad of amenities, the home is just minutes away from the hot spots of downtown Birmingham, including the Birmingham Zoo and Highland Park.
Last sold for $1.7 million in 2017, this beautiful home has everything going for it. Five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and over 5,000 square-feet of living space comes with 1.5 acres, a pool, and plenty of landscaping. It’s every bit as charming as an English country estate, and it’s every bit as lovely inside.
Another home in the highly sought after Mountain Brook area near Birmingham, this beauty sold for a mere $1.595 million. Five bedrooms and just as many bathrooms offer plenty of privacy and space in this 5,600-square-foot home. The spacious kitchen offers everything for the gourmet chef, but the true gem of this home is the back terrace complete with fountain, built-in grilling area, and breathtaking garden views.
This home was listed for nearly $2.5 million in 2016, but sold nine months later for around $2.2 million. Along with the five-bedroom, five-bathroom house, the purchase also came with over two acres of land, pier, boathouse, and 100 feet of waterfront on Mobile Bay.