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Water Oak Manor is also used for Special Event activities and is soon to be a Bed and Breakfast. It sits under a canopy of beautiful oak trees that are centuries old. The one large Water Oak that the Manor is named after sits right in the back yard of this antique home. The porches have sitting areas for enjoying your meals or just reading a good book or visiting with friends.!
The classic details and southern charm have been preserved while all the important updates have been completed. A historic home with executive style comforts, designer flare and period details all nested under ancient water oaks and magnificient magnollias.
This home has 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, huge gourmet kitchen, a formal dining room, formal living room, a gracious sized and light filled den, a foyer for each wing of the home, anteroom, a study with built ins, an enormous sunny laundry room and so much more!
Keywords: Beautiful Country Home Estate with over 5,000 square feet of heated and cooled living area with 900 square feet of porches. Built in 1840 on 12 acres of land within the city limits of Auburn, AL. The home has all the modern ameneties to include a large gourmet kitchen with 2 dishwashers and commercial stove! Huge Oak trees, patios, outdoor walkways, wireless internet and satelite dish television. It was featured on the Auburn Christmas Tour of Homes and was featured in Society South magazine in 2011. Just lovely -- come visit us today and sit back and relax. Just 3 miles to the AU football stadium for those great Game Day experiences that only Auburn can offer.
Home Owner also works as a Home Stager / Decorator. The home is also currently available for Special Events like Weddings, Family Reunions, Class Reunions, Tail Gating, etc. We can rent tents, set up food, arrange for live bands, etc. Birthday parties, showers, rehersal dinners, etc. Corporate Events. Most anything your mind can conceive wanting to do for a Special Occasion could be achieved in this gorgeous setting....moreless
Gourmet Kitchen - extra large!
2 Dishwashers with Commercial Stove
4 ft x 5 ft center island
Heart Pine Counter Tops
Large Farm Table
One Refrigerator / One Full Size Freezer
Completely Stocked with Dishes, Pots & Pans, etc....moreless
Rates are subject to change until reservation is made. There is a two night minimum for all reservations. Current rate for Auburn University home football games is $1850 for the weekend (Friday and Saturday nights).
Payment - personal check, cash, money order, cashiers check. Must be received in full at least one month prior to your stay. A $500 reservation/damage deposit must accompany reservation form. If stay is within one month of reservation, payment must be paid in full by certified funds payable to "Water Oak Manor." Full payment for AU home football games must be received with reservation.
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Keisel Park, a city park, is very close to this property where there are walking trails, picnic areas, etc.
This house is on the Bike Trail that runs around Auburn. We are only 4 miles from the AU campus but you feel like you are out in the country for leisure activities.
We are 30 minutes from Lake Martin where you can participate in water sports.
Chewalca State Park affords lots of fun hours of hiking, paddle boats, fishing, etc.
Tuskegee National Forest is nearby for nature exploring.
Year Purchased: 2003
About: The owners are AU graduates... they enjoy sharing these lovely surroundings with everyone!
Why Auburn: The Owners of this home have enjoyed taking this 'diamond in the rough' and polishing it until it shines so beautifully!
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House: Unique Benefits:
* Over 5,000 square feet to enjoy!
* AU Event Center with an extra large kitchen with handhewn plank counters and gorgeous heart pine hardwood floors everywhere!
* Over 900 square feet of porches for relaxing or just visiting with your friends!