c. 1890 – Eufaula, AL – $325,000

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Added to OHD on 11/8/18   -   Last OHD Update: 11/8/18   -   11 Comments
435 N Orange Ave, Eufaula, AL 36027

Map: Street

Price

$325,000

Beds

3

Baths

2 full, 2 half

SqFt

3348

Acres

0.41

This 3348 Sq. Ft. house built in 1890 is a residential Victorian home that resides in the Historic neighborhood of Eufaula, AL 36027 Barbour County. It is also known as the Whitlock House to locals and boasts 3 BR's, 2 Full Baths, & 2 Half Baths, gorgeous stained glass, original detailed woodwork, hardwood floors, large rooms with recent upgrades, new carpet, ceramic tile, large kitchen, new deck with built in bench, terraced & fenced backyard, attached carport, covered patio, and13 1/2' high ceilings. This home is centrally located in downtown Eufaula and is near restaurants, shopping, churches, and within walking distance of the Rails to Trails walking and biking trails.
Contact Details
Stephanie Hawkins, Mossy Oak Properties of Eufaula
(334) 687-3690 / 334-695-1347
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11 Comments on c. 1890 – Eufaula, AL – $325,000

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  1. Eric says: 203 comments

    Wow this house has more than its fair share of great architectural details inside and out. The Moorish styled mantle piece is one of the most unique I’ve ever seen. Eufaula is full of great houses like this.

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  2. Nancy Hanle says: 26 comments

    Once again, there are no pictures of the kitchen! Had to call the agent – left a message…

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  3. Nancy C says: 114 comments
    abuts historic village Old Salem, NC

    The arches and stairway are impressive — the inside stained glass, the basement Palladio-style window (!), and that mantle-piece with surround is simply outstanding. I had to keep going back to look at it, every single piece pictured.

    We stopped in Eufaula overnight once to break a long trip to the Gulf Coast beaches and found this small town filled with some wonderful houses. It is so remarkable that even Hollywood discovered it for a pseudo-Southern film or two. . .

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  4. John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4317 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1889 Eastlake Cottage
    Fort Worth, TX

    Great house here with many individualistic details. The exterior presents a Southern center hall design and in some ways looks older than 1890. The interior immediately becomes more exotic and more difficult to classify stylistically. Moorish influences seem almost alien appearing in the deep South but this is not the first house in the region displaying Moorish touches. The antebellum Haller Nutt/Longwood octagonal house in Natchez, MS was designed with Moorish details by Philadelphia’s acclaimed architect Samuel Sloan but due to the outbreak of conflict in 1861 it was forever left unfinished. This house in Eastaboga, AL, https://www.oldhousedreams.com/2017/11/13/eastaboga-al/ was featured on these pages and was equally exotic with a blend of Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and large, graceful Moorish arches in the foyer.
    Some of the delicate details here look to have been custom made by a local craftsman or cabinetmaker like the stylized glass door cabinet with a patterned shingle “roof” and fretwork details. The columned Moorish mantel must have been altered as it seems unlikely that the center two columns would be dangling in the air without a shelf or base of support under them. All in all, I like the quirky personality of this house and the creativity on display. Eufaula has had a number of its fine period homes featured on Old House Dreams and after seeing this one, I understand why.

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    • MikeMike says: 153 comments

      John, you should write a book, “I like the way you talk”, 😉

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      • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4317 comments
        OHD Supporter

        1889 Eastlake Cottage
        Fort Worth, TX

        Well, Thanks Mike. The problem is that books about history or old houses never are best sellers. If I tried to live from writing books I’d probably starve to death. I’d rather write commentaries here and not worry about it being of any value except perhaps to fellow old house nuts like myself.

  5. JimHJimH says: 3661 comments
    OHD Supporter

    A lovely home; I’m wondering if the porch was added later.

    The home of jeweler John Henry Whitlock (1837-1900), his wife Clara, son John B., and brother George. The Whitlocks came south from New York state before the Civil War and opened their store in Eufaula in 1865. John B. Whitlock later lived here and worked as an optometrist, and the Whitlock Jewelry Store is still open in Eufaula.

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