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Lake Forest Subdivision Homes Price Maxed at $150,000

Lake Forest Daphne AL

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Welcome Home to 208 Bayview Drive, a beautifully upgraded traditional home in Lake Forest Subdivision.  Nicely settled on a spacious wooded lot, the privacy and natural surroundings provide an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.  The community itself, however, is extremely convenient to shopping, schools and industry, enjoying the quiet serenity of an established neighborhood, yet right in the heart of Daphne, AL!  

Lake Forest is Alabama’s largest residential community with over 3,000 homes and 50 miles of paved roads!  It’s multiple entrances provide easy access to different areas of Daphne.  Located less than one mile from Interstate 10, Lake Forest residents enjoy an easy commute to Mobile for work, less than 10 miles away. For numerous dining, shopping and recreational options,  all that the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay has to offer is right at your fingertips!

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Also available to residents are numerous community amenities, including the Lake Forest Golf Course and the Yacht Club and Marina.  After a game of tennis at the neighborhood’s own Racquet Club, residents can cool off in any of the 3 community pools located throughout the subdivision.  For families with younger children, the nearby playgrounds are a huge plus.  Not forgetting services provided for fishing, boating, and even the Lake Forest Stables, providing boarding, riding lessons, and parties!

The home itself, built in 1988, has been beautifully maintained and updated.  With 1,749 square feet of living spread throughout 2 floors, there are multiple living areas and the master enjoys privacy from the upstairs bedrooms.  Exceptional flooring spans the entire home, with gleaming hardwood in the main living areas and unique split brick in the kitchen and formal dining room.  Split brick is also on the hearth of the wood burning fireplace in the family room.

The kitchen, fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, also boasts granite countertops, an under-mount sink and an updated faucet.  With an abundance of counter space and cabinets, the attractive and functional qualities of the kitchen and cozy breakfast area are sure to please!

One unique feature of 208 Bayview Drive is the vaulted ceilings in both the formal dining room and the master bedroom.  Together with the large bay window in the dining room and two sizable windows in the master, the increased height of the ceilings amplifies the overall square footage of each room.   

Other distinctive aspects of the master bedroom include “His & Hers” closets for additional storage space.  In the bathroom, a custom sit-down makeup vanity is built into the updated granite countertop.  Upstairs, two oversized bedrooms and a large bonus room top off the many quality attributes of this great Daphne home.  

This residence has been enjoyed and extremely well maintained by its current owners.  The following interview between the sellers and their Jason Will Real Estate Agent, sheds light on the personal side of 208 Bayview Drive, from top features of the property to the surrounding community and what the home truly has to offer:

Agent:  How did you know this was the home you were meant to buy?

Seller:  “In our price range it had the bigger bedrooms than other houses we looked at. It also had lots of updates and was move in ready!”


Agent:  Were schools a factor in your decision to purchase this home?

Seller:  “They weren’t really. Our first son was only 6 months old when we found this house so we weren’t thinking about school yet.”


Agent:  What have become your top 5-10 favorite features of the home?

Seller:  “I loved the stainless steel appliances and the granite in the kitchen. I also liked that the kitchen faucet comes out and can spray the dishes to make washing dishes easier. I also like that it has a garbage disposal. We loved that it had a big deck with a big back yard for the kids to play on. We liked that there was a bonus room that was perfect to make into a playroom for the kids. We also liked that it was a split floor plan with the master on the bottom floor separate from the kids rooms upstairs.”


Agent:  Where do you find yourself spending the most time in the home and why?

Seller:  “The jetted tub in the master bathroom. It’s a great way to just relax once the kids are in bed! As a family we spend most of the time in the living room. It’s big enough for us all to sit and play together or watch tv.”


Agent:  What improvements have you made to the home or property over the years?

Seller:  “We put a new outside air conditioner in March 2015 and a new inside air conditioner unit in July 2013. We also put up new railing for the deck and repainted the deck.”


Agent:  What are your favorite grocery stores and shops in the area?

Seller:  “I love going to Publix for my groceries and it’s not far away at all. I also like that there are lots of shopping places like Hobby Lobby, TJ Maxx, and Home Depot less than 5 minutes away. We don’t even have to drive on any busy roads to get to those since they are right outside our neighborhood.”


Agent:  Any interests or hobbies you enjoy on or near the property?

Seller:  “As a family we enjoy swimming in 1 of the 3 pools in the neighborhood. My husband also likes to play golf on the golf course in the neighborhood.”


Agent:  Average utility costs in summer and winter? 

Seller:  “~$225”


Agent:  What will you miss most about living in or owning this property, as well as the surrounding community?

Seller:  “The pools and the convenient location to shopping and the interstate.”


Agent:   If you don’t mind me asking, why have you decided to sell your home?

Seller:  “We have outgrown this house and need another bedroom since our 3 kids don’t do good sharing rooms.”


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