Historic 5 BR Craftsman style home located across from Eastern Shore Art Center, is 5-minute walk to downtown Fairhope. Full of artistic flair, it features best of period & contemporary detailing. Beautiful arched pair of mahogany & glass doors open to light-filled 2 story vaulted entry. 1st living area is expansive, bright, & ideal for entertaining w/ rear terrace doors, 9' ceilings, & double-sided gas fireplace connecting to airy sitting/game room. In original portion of house, 2nd living area flows into kitchen & radiates cottage charm w/ its mahogany wainscoting, wood floors, vintage wood detailing, dramatic arches, gas fireplace, & craftsman color palette. Open concept living at its best. Separate dining room w/ terrace doors to back patio connects to kitchen. You'll love the curved front porch w/ artisan designed mosaic floor. It's a perfect place for morning coffee, or afternoon cocktail. Downstairs is a bedroom & bathroom w/ large walk-in shower. On 2nd floor, where a bridge overlooks the entry, is the master suite & three more bedrooms. Master bedroom has 12' vaulted ceilings & its own private balcony. Master bath has vaulted ceiling w/ skylights, jetted tub in arched alcove surrounded by travertine marble, steam shower, double vanities w/ Alabama white marble countertops, & generous walk-in closet. Front bedroom has 12' vaulted ceiling & large cathedral windows. Ideal for home office, nursery, or North light-filled artist's studio. 2 remaining bedrooms, separate sitting area, bathroom, & side balcony make a great kids' get-away. The home's outdoor spaces include entry porch, 2nd covered front porch, rear grilling pergola, & back patio w/ built-in planters. Property has 20' easement from Bancroft St. which allows for off-street parking & an opportunity to add 2-car garage at east end of backyard. Property's zoned to allow business as well as residential use. Can be shown after Jan 2nd. Currently operating as a Bed & Breakfast.