Historic Blount Manor was built by US Postmaster General Winton "Red" Blount, a philanthropist and founder of Shakespeare Theatre Montgomery. It has great potential as bed and breakfast. Centrally located to Montgomery; Eufaula; Troy; Opelika/Auburn; Columbus, GA; MaxwellAir Force Base Gunter Annex; and 2 hours to Birmingham or Atlanta airport. Union Springs is a huge national hunting area and bird dog field trial capital.
Home has too many features to list them all. Herringbone brick walkway up to Georgian 4 column entrance with feathered arrow sidelights and eagle doorknocker. Elegant entrance foyer with crystal chandelier (1 of 3); polished red pine floors; winding staircase enclosing 2nd crystal chandelier leading to 2nd floor landing overlooking formal garden. Formal living room with gas fireplace, mantel adorned with huge antique gold gilt mirror. Men's study done in knotty pine with built-in shelves and gas burning fireplace. Formal dining room with 3rd crystal chandelier with gas burning fireplace and original pheasant wallpaper. Large bright kitchen with white cabinets and tile counter tops; large granite center island; separate breakfast room with 2 decorative built-in corner cabinets and 3rd built-in small butler’s cabinet. Florida room with arched windows looking out to the formal garden with fireplace and TV. Huge room with large windows on 1st floor for use as a bedroom or informal living room; main floor full bath and 1/2 bath; mud room off back entrance with ice maker.
Upstairs are 4 huge bedrooms. Two bedrooms with en suite full baths and 2 bedrooms share a full bath; 2 of the bathrooms have mirrored lady’s boudoir areas. Large fitted closets and extra hall closet. Oak floors on 2nd floor.
Attic is 900 square feet with beautiful huge oval windows on either end of room; the room is floored, wired and wall framed with heating ducts access for additional heat if opened. 3 heating/air units and one additional unit in place.
Landscaped grounds with 3 large statues, camellias, roses and azaleas grace the 2 plus acreage parcel; separate shed for storage; and 2-car attached garage and additional parking enclosed by large brick fence.
Seen by appointment only to qualified buyers. Unbelievable opportunity in small historic town of Union Springs.
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