Vestavia Hills Listing
1453 SHADES CREST RD VESTAVIA HILLS
Welcome to Historic Stonecroft c1923. This private estate enclave is nestled on over two wooded acres atop Shades Mountain and includes three private Tudor Revival style residences located on two separate parcels. This one-of-a-kind historic home is rich in history and registered on the National Register of Historic Places, AL Register of Landmarks & Heritage, and the Jefferson County Historical Register. Built of sandstone, the manor house is the crown jewel of this estate. The interior has retained all its original architectural details including original millwork, 10’ ceilings on main level, 9’ ceilings on upper levels, white oak flooring, pocket doors, leaded glass windows, original light fixtures, steam heat and 8 wood burning fireplaces. Main level living includes 3 fireplaces, a grand staircase, formal dining room, kitchen, butler’s pantry, library, formal LR & DR, den, full bath, sunroom, back entry hall & second staircase. The second floor offers 4 large bedrooms, 3 fireplaces, 3 full baths, sewing room, dressing room and a second-floor kitchen. A spacious 3rd floor flex space includes 3 bedrooms, a 3rd kitchen and large sitting room with fireplace. Full basement includes a half bath and several large gathering rooms, one of which contains an enormous original stone fireplace. Two separate carriage houses used as private residences provide rent producing income. Stone terraces, patios, loggias, & gardens offer plenty of outdoor space for entertaining. Original stone walls surround the property offering privacy from the carriage houses and neighbors. Parts of the stone walls even include an original watering trough for horses and a built-in brass bell to call the family home for supper!