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Tolstoy Park

22787 US Highway 98, Montrose Office Park, Fairhope, AL 36532-6329
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History in the middle of a parking lot.

Unique home built in the 1920's by Henry Stuart after coming south to live out his last years... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gail D
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Fairhope, Alabama
Neat little place

What a neat little place. Even in the hot weather its nice and cool inside. The kids loved all the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Auburn H
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  • Average5%
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“poet” (7 reviews)
“stuart” (5 reviews)
“cistern” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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22787 US Highway 98, Montrose Office Park, Fairhope, AL 36532-6329
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique home built in the 1920's by Henry Stuart after coming south to live out his last years. This home, built by hand over a cistern has bricks that were hand made and dated when made. Some original furnishings still in home. Thank goodness for...More

Thank Gail D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a neat little place. Even in the hot weather its nice and cool inside. The kids loved all the old stuff and reading the history.

Thank Auburn H
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Must-see if you are in Fairhope, AL. It’s randomly located in parking lot of business offices. Worth-seeing & researching the history!

Thank JennaMose
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing find in the middle of a business park! We enjoyed researching the history and found his abode fascinating! Definitely take a minute to stop when your in the area.

1  Thank SouthernVoiceBiloxi
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

A must see while in Fairhope ,not hard to find just seems to be in an odd place now ,but I am sure was a perfect location when built,Be sure to read in total the poster on the wall as you exit ,it's on the...More

Thank missywes66
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This little historical cottage sits hidden behind/between modern offices. The story of the man who lived here is fascinating, but too long to write about here. Google The Poet Of Tolstoy Park, and read about it before go to see it. Few people who live...More

2  Thank TrixieJo
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Hidden. Unique. Interesting. Historic. You must look up the full story behind this odd little abode.

Thank CountrygirlTennessee
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Worth a visit. The architecture of the home is amazing. So amazed that the temperature was so comfortable even though it was 90+ degrees outside. It is a little tough to find since it is hidden by office buildings but keep looking. I was impressed...More

Thank 678karlaw
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

In May 2016, I wrote a review of this little treasure. AGAIN, I tell you, don't miss it. I visit Tolstoy Park EVERY TIME I visit the Fairhope area. It's magical. Do take time to read Sonny Brewer's "The Poet of Tolstoy Park." REALLY appreciate...More

3  Thank mississippimuse
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Sadly, this incredible home (dwelling) and its history have gotten lost in the parking lot that has encroached all around it. Read the melancholy history of the builder and of the author behind this must see before going there. The dwelling was empty of any...More

1  Thank KarenandScott43
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