This custom estate bay home, built by John F. Pate & Assoc. & designed by architect Lea Verneuille of Walcott Adams Verneuille, is a must see! 5 BR, 4-1/2 BA, 7999 sqft in the main house & another bedroom, bath, den & kitchen w/651 sqft in carriage house. Majestic tree lined .61-acre lot w/a brick based wrought iron fence, gated driveway, gas lanterns & a 10x10 guard shack, 2-car garage, dbl carport & extra parking pads. The fabulous courtyard has a fountain & a tiered covered porch. Foyer opens to den offering 12' ceilings, Old Mobile split brick flooring, a wood burning fireplace w/gas starter, wet bar w/granite, wine cooler & ice maker. Dream kitchen has a Thermador 6 burner gas cook top & griddle, warming drawer, dbl ovens, Bosch dishwasher, Sub-zero cabinet built in refrigerator, ice machine & cherry wood kitchen cabinets w/Alabama white marble counter tops & Old Mobile split brick floors, desk area, large island w/breakfast bar. Butler's pantry w/granite counter tops leads to formal dining room w/built in china cabinets. Arched doorway entry to living room w/coffered ceiling opens to a 30' cupola ceiling, poplar, mahogany & pine wood floors by Carlisle, gas log fireplace, built ins, & gorgeous railed staircase & balconies. The light & airy sun room has Saltillo tile. BR 2 on main level has full BA & view of Mobile Bay. The soundproof master suite offers a 7x10 sitting area, private study, 3 sets of French doors that open to the porch overlooking the pool, backyard & bay. Master BA features arched casing w/oversized jetted tub, sep shower, sep dbl vanities w/real white marble countertops & divided walk in closet. BR's 3 & 4 share a Jack N Jill BA. BR 5 has a gas log fireplace & access to the street side porch overlooking the courtyard. Exit to bayside lower porch to enjoy sounds of a waterfall feature in the saltwater gunite pool w/blue stone courtyard area. Backyard has a picket fence leading to bulkhead, pier & boat house w/2 boat lifts, well water & power.