Our Private Estate is situated on over 80 magnificent acres, with rolling hills, majestic ponds & natural wildlife and has nearly ¾ of a mile of frontage on our own private road. Our 4,500 sq. ft. Crystal Chandelier Barn complete with imported crystal chandeliers and AC/Heat serves as the premier site for beautiful weddings, family reunions and corporate celebrations. Nestled in the beautiful state of Alabama, just 30 minutes from Birmingham and 90 minutes from Atlanta, GA this is a majestic 80-acre private estate like none other. The estate also includes a 3,300 square ft custom built cedar home that could be used for additional lodging, a Country Cottage, an 1841 Log Cabin, 2 ponds, a Wedding Chapel with it’s own parking, a Screened in Pavilion with it’s own fire pit and parking, a Private Dressing Room for the Brides and a Commercial Garage with office space. Special event amenities include a Custom Built Pergola Wedding Stage, two bridges, a historic chapel for intimate weddings, dance floor, professional stage & prep kitchen in our Crystal Chandelier Barn, main parking lot for 200 guests, private gated entry with intercom, and unlimited sites for creating memories that will last a lifetime. The main home includes 3 bedrooms, with potential to add two more, a magnificent kitchen, expansive great room with a stone fireplace and four detached garages. The side screened in porch looks out onto its own private courtyard, 1841 Log Cabin, deer, woodpeckers, owls, and wild turkey. Our 1841 Log Cabin and Country Cottage provide our Brides & Grooms with a dressing area and honeymoon stay. All farm equipment, mowers, tractors, wedding equipment, professional kitchen equipment, wedding tables, chairs, linens, furnishings, etc. will convey to the new owners. Our estate could easily continue as a Wedding & Special Event Venue and Bed and Breakfast or be purchased and used as a private or corporate estate.
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Property Features and Assets:
80-acres of uncut hardwoods and pines with fenced pasture areas for horses, 2 ponds, and a plantation style homesite with a Rustic Cedar home, 1800's style fencing, and an 1841 restored Log Cabin customized in charm and character and a Country Cottage for additional guests. The main home is one level with 3 BR and 2.5 BA, could be easily converted back to 4 or 5 bedrooms. The Great room has a stacked stone fireplace, exposed wood beams, wood ceiling, and customized wood floor and wall from chair rail down and two huge porches. Besides all the unique fencing and details like stained glass items, estate includes 4 car detached garage, a commercial garage with office, outbuildings, wedding chapel and screened in pavilion.
Market Competition and Expansion:
Our phones don't stop ringing! We receive on average 75-125 calls a month from Brides wanting to book their wedding at our private estate. Do the #'s, there are only 4 Saturdays and 4 Sundays each month. We have weddings booked through November of 2013 and are already getting calls for 2014. Brides love us! Our clients continually ask us to provide them with additional lodging for their immediate family and out of state guests. The main home would be an ideal 3-5 bedroom suite Bed & Breakfast. And the 80-acres allows the new owner the opportunity to further develop. And our Barn is in constant demand because it offers imported crystal chandeliers, 4500 sq feet under central AC/Heat, a dance floor, professional stage, commercial prep kitchen & private parking for 200 guests. Our client base is not limited to Alabama. Our private estate has become a national destination-wedding venue. Our private estate has 2 established parking lots. The main parking lot in front could easily accommodate 300+ cars. The rear parking lot holds 75-100. The estate is only 30 minutes from the Talladega Super Speedway. We have been inundated with calls for both lodging and RV parking during race weeks. Our 80-acre estate would be ideal for RV Campsites and additional log cabins amongst our magnificent rolling hills and 2nd lake. We are only located 3 miles, right down the road from the very popular Logan Martin Lake and it’s year round activities. And best of all we are just 6 miles off I-20, just a 10-minute drive to our front gate.
Our patrons have been begging us to establish and hold an annual October Pumpkin Patch Festival complete with Hay Rides, Hay Mazes, Face Painting, Old Fashioned Contests and of course food & refreshments. They would also like us to hold an annual Christmas Wonderland complete with horse and tractor rides throughout the decorated estate, Santa Clause, homemade craft items to purchase, food, refreshments and entertainment. We have also been asked if we would be willing to hold both flea markets and concerts on our estate, because of the magnificent rolling hills and huge open pastures and parking lots. We are told over and over again from Alabama residents, what they want and that there is no other place in the state that is as beautiful as our private estate or has the perfect location to provide them with these activities. Again we are only 30 minutes from Birmingham, AL and 90 minutes from Atlanta, GA. We have also been approached by a film director, who expressed possible interest in using our private estate for the filming of a television realty show. Our private estate can also simply just be someone else’s private estate or corporate retreat. The opportunities are endless.
Reason for Selling:
- The property is owned.
- The owner is willing to train/assist the new owner.
- This is a homebased business opportunity.
- This is not a franchise resale opportunity.