The East Hill Cottage combines history and modern luxury


Built in 1953, this renovated three-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage in East Hill is full of mid-century charm and modern upgrades. Realtor Larry Kuhn notes that the home is “on one of East Hill’s most charming streets, just steps from Bayview Park and has stunning views of Bayou Texar.” The residence includes light and bright living spaces, a gourmet kitchen, a charming dining space, a fabulous rear terrace and a large fenced backyard.

Arriving at the house, the manicured lawn with abundant greenery is a warm welcome to guests and exudes excellent curb appeal to owners.

Upon entering the house, a feeling of comfort and happiness is apparent everywhere. “Features such as refinished hardwood floors, original windows, brick fireplace, and many original light fixtures add the perfect amount of character and balance modern updates and amenities. The layout of this the house is free-flowing and creates the perfect environment for family gatherings and entertaining. It feels big and spacious but doesn’t alienate any particular space,” says Kuhn.

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The high-end kitchen features quartz countertops and backsplash, an undermount sink, and updated Kitchen Aid appliances. There is ample space to prepare, create and then serve guests in the adjoining dining room.

Kuhn notes, “The bonus room just off the kitchen will make the perfect office or playroom, with large windows overlooking the backyard.”

The bedrooms are spacious, private and airy, with the main one including an en-suite bathroom.

Have fun in the private backyard, which is “just as cozy as the inside,” says Kuhn. It includes a huge Trex deck next to the kitchen, a large fenced yard, private landscaping and enough space for the addition of a pool if desired.

Additionally, owners will appreciate features such as a full basement and a new roof.

The home’s location in the desirable East Hill neighborhood is perfect for couples, families, and retirees. You are steps away from many parks and boat ramps while only minutes from downtown Pensacola.

2626 Whaley Ave, Pensacola, Florida

  • Price: $599,000
  • Approximate square feet: 1,705
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • thermal baths: 2 complete
  • Built: 1953, with modern improvements

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