Baths: 4 and 1 half
Square feet: 6,450
Description: This 12 year-old French-inspired seaside villa comes with a two-and-a-half acre plot. It features a swimming pool, boathouse, patio, porch and pier -- the better to enjoy the area's long stretches of warm weather.
This is no rustic beach shack. Inside you'll find nine-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, a modern kitchen, central air and a gas fireplace. There's an in-law wing, and the master suite is separated from the kids' bedrooms for privacy.
Coden lies near the mouth of Mobile Bay, 20 miles south of the city of Mobile. The big attraction here was always the cool breezes coming off the Gulf of Mexico. The fishing is excellent, and the town is a stop along Alabama's Coastal Birding Trail.
For further information: Chris King Realtor
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Last updated July 14 2009: 2:29 PM ET