A true Southern Plantation home built before the Civil War in the early 1840's awaits you on 20 acres of land in LaFayette, Alabama with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, which includes a guest house, providing space for up to 20 guests. Enter the property through a gated driveway lined with over 20 Magnolias and find everything from antiques and traditional decor to modern amenities. Located only 15 minutes from Auburn, you'll have access to some of the best college tailgates and facilities!
Master Suite: King Bed | Bedroom 2 (Brockman Suite): Queen Bed, Queen Sofa Sleeper, Single Chair Sleeper | Bedroom 3 (Marvin Suite): Queen Bed, Queen Sofa Sleeper, Single Chair Sleeper | Guest House: Queen Bed, Full Bed, 2 Twin Beds, 2 Sofa Sleepers
This impressive Antebellum home was built in the early 1840’s by Alexander Varner on his plantation about 3.5 miles south of Cusseta. A veteran of the War of 1812, Alexander, at the age of 46, moved to this area with his wife and 6 kids from Monroe County, Georgia around 1836.
The property features a ground water spring that was used as a picnic area by travelers in the horse & buggy days. The interior shows examples of excellent craftsmanship with the detail of woodwork, stairs, wainscoting and carefully fitted interior sheathing of wide pine boards. The downstairs ceilings are 11.5-feet in height and the upstairs ceilings are 9.5-feet in height. The floors are of heart pine plank boards and the downstairs ceilings are all wood as well.
The sizable living room in the main house is the perfect place to gather on game day and watch football on that flat-screen satellite TV. Each room in the house offers lots of space, making it easy for everyone to spend time together.
For formal occasions, gather around the dining room table with seating for 8. A breakfast table is available just off of the kitchen for more casual meals. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you'll need to prepare some of your favorite recipes from home.
The master suite resides on the first floor of the house, equipped with a king bed, fireplace, and flat-screen Satellite TV. Freshen up in the master bathroom that features dual sinks, a walk-in shower, and a clawfoot tub.
Head upstairs to find 2 additional bedrooms, both offering beautiful fireplace mantels. The Brockman Suite, as well as the Marvin Suite, offer guests a queen bed, queen sofa sleeper, and a single over-sized chair sleeper.
If you're travel group needs additional space or you're just interested in having more privacy, utilize the guest house that's adjacent to the main house. The guest house is equipped with a kitchen, living room, bedroom, and full bathroom. In the main living space of the guest house, there's a full bed, 2 twin beds, and 2 pullout sofas. The private bedroom houses a plush queen bed.
Conveniently located only 15 minutes away from golf, water sports, fishing, hunting, and Auburn University’s spectacular campus, you’ll enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities, as well as some of the best tailgates.
If you’re interested in taking a day trip, travel 1.5 hours to Atlanta or Birmingham, 3 hours to Alabama and Florida's Gulf Coast, or a half day to Augusta, New Orleans, Savannah, Nashville, or Memphis.
For the golf lovers in the group, they’ll love having access to the Auburn University Club through the property owner’s membership, as well as being within minutes of Grand National, host of the PGA's Barbasol Golf Tournament and part of the spectacular Alabama Golf Trail. If you’re interested in using the swimming pool, fitness center, tennis courts, or golf course, contact Evolve and arrangements can be made for you.
Spend your days on the water at Lake Martin, only a half hour away or visit the famous Talladega Superspeedway, which is 1 hour from the property.
When you prefer to stay close to home, relax in the rocking chairs on the front porch and enjoy the wooded views and Magnolia-lined driveway. Host a barbecue on the back porch equipped with a flat-screen cable TV or play washers, corn hole, or horseshoes in the spacious backyard.
THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE
Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, 4 fireplaces, free WiFi, 4 flat-screen Satellite TVs, 2 porches, patio furniture, gas grill, and so much more
- Stunning location on a southern plantation - Enjoy easy access to golf, water sports, fishing, hunting, Auburn University, restaurants, shops, and more
- No smoking
- Pet friendly with $100 fee (maximum 2 pets allowed)
- There is an additional fee of $25 per person, per night for any guests over 12 up to 20 guests
- No events, parties or large gatherings
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in