Southern Style House Tour (Part 3)

Hi and happy Friday! We’re heading upstairs at the house on Felder Avenue today!

Open Staircase | Stairs | Newel Posts | Dark Wood Treads | Old House

When you get to the top of those steps, you’ll find three bedrooms, 2 large bathrooms, and a cozy den. Here’s a peek into the bathroom…

Bathroom | Old House | Corner Shower | Curtain | Gray Vanity | White Walls

Sideboard Sink Vanity | Bathroom | Old House | Oval Mirror

Master Bathroom | Gray Vanity | Sideboard

I love how big and bright it is!

And speaking of light-filled, the bedrooms are flooded with loads of natural light (and beautiful original-to-the-house details), too:

Girls Bedroom | Church Pew | Vintage | Old House | Hart

Girls Bedroom | Fireplace | Crystal Chandelier | Antique Mirror

Girls Bedroom | White | Crystal Chandelier | Transom Window

Monogrammed Headboard | Stuffed Animals | Girls Bedroom

Boxwood Wreath Heart

Girls Bedroom | Legos

Girls Bedroom | Legos | Vintage

Boys Bedroom | Old House | Chandelier | Light Fixture | Antique Pine Dresser | White and Neutral Boys Bedroom | White and Neutral | Deer | Cowhide | Transom Window

Pine Dresser | Antique | Vintage | Boys Bedroom

Have I ever told you how much I love those chunky wooden dresser knobs? #smitten

Metal Side Table | Boys Bedroom | White and Neutral | Cowhide Rug

This is the master bedroom space…

Master Bedroom | White and Neutrals | Fireplace | Chandelier | Loveseat

…and this is the master bedroom closet:

Master Bedroom Closet | Drapery Panels

Bowl of Moss | Master Bedroom Closet

Wood Box | Table Lamp | Master Bedroom Closet

I told you. Natural light-o-rama up in this place!!

My favorite space upstairs is actually the den located at the back corner of the house:

Den | Wood Ceiling | Wall Grouping | Art | Frames

You know I’m a sucker for lots of white & wood! :-D

The banister in that photo is what’s around the staircase that leads back down to the kitchen that I blogged about the other day:

Banquet | Round Pedestal Table | Caned Back Chairs | White Upholstered Bench | Nailhead Trim | Ashley Gilbreath Interiors

And before I wrap things up I just had to post a picture of the playhouse in the backyard:

Playhouse | Front Porch | Old Door

It’s a good thing I’ve already found an old door for our hallway, otherwise I may have had to beg the homeowner for this one- ha!

Old White Door | Front Porch

The house is actually on the market right now, and I found the listing online, so I thought it would be fun to end this post with a guessing game. The listing says the house is 3,857 square feet and that it sits on almost an acre. Once you’ve thought a number, here’s a link to the listing so you can see if you were right:  797 Felder Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama! :-D

Happy guessing, and happy weekend!

PS- If you missed my other posts about this house and are interested in seeing them, click here:

Southern Style House Tour – Kitchen & Butler’s Pantry

Southern Style House Tour – First Floor

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Comments

  1. Jo says

    I was thinking $750,000. Here in the metro area of Minnesota it would be well over $1 million. What a steal this is! The house is absolutely gorgeous.

  2. Ashley says

    Oooh- I guessed WAY too high. What a gorgeous home! Could you pose pictures of the upstairs from when Ashley renovated it (before the current owners?)?

  3. says

    OMG! We have to move to Alabama!
    My guess was WAY out of the ballpark, based on what that would go for here in NJ…
    I want to live there!!!

  4. Debbie says

    Any idea where they purchased that amazing zinc looking garden stool? Such a popular item right now and that is the best one I’ve seen yet!

  5. says

    I guessed low knowing that in your neighborhood–which I LOVE–houses seemed a steal. So I guessed 550 then 480 then 550. :) It is a steal. Amazing the difference in housing for areas. Here in the St. Louis, MO area that home–old and grand–and the the size of the home with almost an acre would easily be at least 1.5 M. If everything is in great working order at least that! Probably closer to 2K actually. Every week it amazes me the cost of housing here and I’m always wondering who can afford those homes….and then I like to think…is the grandeur all really necessary? Anyway, off my soapbox! :) The home is serene and beautiful. Thank you for sharing. I would love to think the grounds could be amazing there with the right greenthumb!

  6. Jana H says

    I was way too high too! I was definitely thinking $1.2 or $1.3 + but then I am from California and our house prices are crazy! SUCH a steal for a gorgeous house and property! AND that adorable playhouse!

  7. Val says

    Do you know where to find shower rods like is shown in the bathroom photo? I have wanted to do something like that in our small bathroom. Thank you.

  8. Elizabeth says

    I’m from Los Angeles. That home would go for over 2 million dollars, perhaps more if I knew how much land there was. My small condo costs more than that spectacular home.

    Location Location Location.

  9. says

    Really lovely home and décor, except for the head on the wall and hide on the floor. I can’t take even faux heads and hides!

  10. Melanie Castleberry says

    I guessed between 575 and 775, depending on the market in your area. It certainly is a steal! The house is beautiful, but the menacing deer heads on the wall were making me cringe. Pretty sure they didn’t have them in the real estate photos.

  11. lee ashley says

    so yeah…i live in southern california…my guess of $2 million was a *bit off. thanks for sharing (and making me insanely jealous!) :)

  12. says

    So pretty! I love all the white and wood too. I was about $165,000 shy on my guess of the price, but I chalk that up to difference in region. Houses around here are super cheap right now. I totally think the realtor should pay you dearly for your photos to use in his listing. He will sell a lot faster with a spruced up slide show.

  13. Kylie says

    This would be well over 1.5K in Sydney…more depending on which suburb. It always shocks me to how cheap things are overseas.

    • Maria from Oz says

      Hey Kylie, I’m in Melbourne! Yep, our prices here are overinflated for sure! I have several estate agents as friends and they know full well we pay at least 30% more on homes here than overseas. Grrrrrrr, hey!

  14. erin marie says

    Gorgeous! All that linen! I just want to nap on all their furniture! They should have used your photography skills over the ones in the listing. You really captured the beauty and the light!

  15. Tiffany says

    Wow! I’m another So Cal reader and I guessed in the low $2 millions. A house with 3,800+ sq ft on an acre lot for only 565K?? I can’t even begin to imagine!

  16. Stephanie says

    Layla,
    Love this home! Wondering if you knew the paint color used on the bathroom vanity? My husband and I are expecting our third baby and I’m working on his bathroom. That color for his vanity would be perfect!

    Thanks!

  17. Maria from Oz says

    I guessed $450,000, not too far off! Here in Australia that house would be about $750,000+ depending which city it was in! I think YOUR photos do the house a far greater justice than the estate agent’s ones! I’d move in tomorrow, if only I could win the Lotto!

  18. Gillianne says

    Not practical for our life and black cat, but oh, how I love all that linen! (surprised my guess was in the ballpark) And if that playhouse were in my yard, my kids would have to fight me for it and it would relocate with me. :D

  19. Jacki says

    Love this home! And very fun to see it at this time….we just drove through Montgomery on our way from Michigan to Gulf Shores yesterday. I love southern architecture and would love to tour some old homes while we’re down here.

  20. baileywife says

    You should notify the agent about having your pictures on the listing!! This home is amazing…..I wonder why everyone keeps leaving it!! :) ~ Kim

    • Layla says

      Well, from what understand both Ashley and the current homeowner are “hooked on houses” and get antsy to move on to new projects after a few years! :-D #SoundLikeAnyoneWeKnow? ;-)

  21. Shondra says

    Amazing house and amazing price! Here in the north Bay Area (CA), that house would be closer to $2M!

  22. Carrie says

    I had guessed $1.75 but then forgot it was in Alabama. Where we are in the PNW, depending on the location and the lot, it could even be more. Your work and photos are lovely!

  23. Mirinda says

    Wow! Beautiful home….but I live in Montgomery and guessed $327k…way off! And I can’t believe they have children!! Mine would have a field day with all that white….which would stay white for about 5 minutes LOL

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