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Battles Wharf is a lovely waterfront community along the eastern coast of Mobile Bay in Fairhope, Alabama.

Its history dates back to the early 1800s when the area was used as a trading post for local farmers and fishermen. After the Battles family purchased a large portion of the property, it became known as “Battles.” It grew into a bustling hub of commerce, with steamboats and schooners regularly stopping at the pier to load and unload cargo. Today, it is a popular summer retreat for tourists and locals, offering a unique blend of old-world charm and modern amenities. It features cottage-style houses at the end of a cul de sac, giving utmost privacy. There is still a warm neighborhood element as the properties are connected by a public footpath that serves as a thoroughfare. This picturesque community presents breathtaking waterfront views with a serene atmosphere providing a peaceful escape from the fast-paced city life.

COASTAL LIVING: Residences are at the water’s edge, and enjoy year-round water views and salty breezes. Homeowners can stroll along the harbor and watch sailboats and yachts glide by on the bay. For those who prefer a more active experience, there are plenty of opportunities for water sports, such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing. The nearby Fairhope Municipal Pier also provides an excellent spot for crabbing and appreciating the sunset over the water. The fresh air, sunny weather, and calming sound of waves make it a perfect place to relax and recharge.

DISTINCT HOUSES: Each house in Battles Wharf house has a story. They have a wood-frame cottage-style design with tall windows and broad porches. They are visually pleasing and provide ample natural light and ventilation. The rain porches, a signature feature of many homes, offer an ideal spot for enjoying the outdoors while remaining protected from the elements. Residents can take pride in the unique architectural style of their houses and the history they represent and enjoy a potential appreciation in value.

ACCESS TO AMENITIES: The Grand Hotel, one of the area’s most iconic landmarks, is within walking distance of the community. This luxurious resort offers a world-class golf course, spa, fine dining options, and unparalleled Southern hospitality. Drop by for lunch or an afternoon tea at the nearby Bayside Grill restaurant and soak up the views. This delightful coastal district provides all the conveniences within reach for a quality life.

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Homes in Battles Wharf, Fairhope, AL

5 Real Estate Facts About Battles Wharf, Fairhope, AL

  • Lovely Traditional-style homes for sale in Battles Wharf range from $1.4M to $2.46M.
  • Total living space can be anywhere from 2,000 sq ft. to 3,900 sq ft.
  • Dwellings in the neighborhood sit on lots that can measure up to 0.79 acres.
  • Residential options include an average of three to four bedrooms and three to four bathrooms.
  • Homes can accommodate one to two carports.
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Battles Wharf Map

The region can be accessed by Scenic Highway 98, which runs along the eastern shore of Mobile Bay. The Lakewood Country Club and golf course are on its east.

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Things to do in Battles Wharf

Lakewood Golf Club

A premier golf destination offering a challenging course with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.

The Grand Resort Hotel Beach

A luxurious hotel with elegant rooms and suites, world-class amenities, and panoramic vistas of the Gulf of Mexico.

Battles Wharf Market

Offers a variety of local goods, including fresh produce, handmade crafts, and gourmet treats.

Bucky's Lounge

A lively bar and music venue featuring live music, pool tables, and a full bar.


Schools in Battles Wharf

School NameGradesAdmission
Fairhope East Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
Fairhope Middle School6 - 8Public
Fairhope High School9 - 12Public
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