Mobile Bay Magazine
Inspiration Home 2020

North Hills at Fairhope
140 Mount Pleasant Boulevard
Fairhope, AL 36532


Holiday Weekend Dates
December 26 – 27, 2020 & January 2 – 3, 2021
Standard Tour Dates
January 7 – 24, 2021
Days/Hours of Operation
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday – Saturday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday

Mobile Bay has teamed up with renowned local architectural designer Robert McCown, Reehlco Custom Homes and North Hills at Fairhope to present a showstopping Inspiration Home.

Home Highlights

  • 4,046 square feet of custom design
  • 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths
  • Covered screened porch with outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Oversized garage with golf cart storage


North Hills at Fairhope
This custom-home community sits on 97 acres, located on the North side of Highway 104 in between County Road 13 and Highway 181 in Fairhope. This private, well-insulated community will consist of upscale, custom homes built by the area’s premiere builders!

Meet the Team Behind the Home

Builder: Cameron Reehl, Reehlco Custom Homes

Cameron Reehl’s reputation as a talented and accomplished young builder continues to grow along Alabama’s Eastern shore. Reehl’s passion for crafting custom residential homes is evident not only in the impressive physical structures themselves, but among the numerous happy clients that inhabit these homes.

Watching his father move and develop the ground around him at a young age would eventually become the inspiration needed for a life building fine homes. Since launching Reehlco Custom Homes in 2015, it has evolved into a full-service team of professionals able to meet all of their client’s design and home building needs.

With projects along the bluffs of Montrose, the gulf coast, and the rambling hills of Point Clear, Reehlco believes a home should be an authentic representation of each client. Reehl places a steady hand on every detail of the construction process, believing this type of dedication is what it takes to operate projects as seamless as possible for his clients.

Home Designer: Robert McCown, McCown Design

McCown Design is a residential design studio with a passion for beauty and perfection based in Mobile, Alabama. We strive to create inspiring places to truly live. Our designs are intentionally timeless and diverse with a modern touch. The ability to listen and our attention to detail are second nature. We truly enjoy collaborating on a home that not only shelters but also nurtures what it means to be ‘home’.

Robert McCown, owner, attended Architecture school at Norwich University for 2 years. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Architecture. Robert is currently studying for his final exams to attain his Architecture license.

Robert worked for high end residential and boutique commercial firms in TX, NY, & AL prior to starting McCown Design in his hometown. His grandfather, Thomas Eaton McCown was a developer, designer, & builder with impeccable style & class & a reputation for being ahead of his time. His portfolio has graced us with marquee neighborhoods, private homes, townhomes, and beach houses. Roberts father, Thomas Vance McCown is a general contractor whose own work and design sense span the entire spectrum of construction. Robert & Vance have been fortunate to work together on numerous meaningful projects. One could say it is in Robert’s DNA to be a meaningful contributor to the built environment.

Design Liaison: Hannah Stefanek, Hannah Studio

Hannah Studio takes an intuitive and calculated approach towards creating original spaces. Our studio believes good design is led by an attention to detail and longevity. We specialize in all aspects of interior architecture and loose furnishings, ensuring a complete vision is achieved.

Hannah Stefanek, founder of Hannah Studio, is an Auburn University graduate with a B.S. in Interior Design. Stefanek previously worked under Bobby McAlpine and Susan Ferrier at McAlpine as well as Hedgewood Homes before starting the studio in 2019.

Landscape Designer: Johnny Young, Coastal Exposures Landscape Inc.

Johnny Young is President of Coastal Exposures Landscape, Inc. and has been with the company since January 1997. He received a BS degree in Landscape Design from Auburn University in 1992 and has 30 years’ experience in the landscaping industry.

Johnny is an outdoor enthusiast and considers himself blessed to work in the area he loves, the outdoors. Upon graduating from Auburn, he began working in the Birmingham area with a large landscape company for several years. In 1994, he accepted a position with a development company in Baldwin County where he grew up. This job allowed him to gain experience in design, installation, and maintenance of large, upscale projects. The professional relationships he developed through these experiences have been integral in the success of Coastal Exposures Landscape, Inc. Johnny strives to find the perfect balance between his career and, “Life other than Work.” He loves sports, fishing, hunting, and supporting his children in all of their extracurricular activities.

Charity Partner

USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital

USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital is the only free-standing hospital in the Gulf Coast region dedicated specifically to the health care needs of children and women, and one of only a handful nationwide. It boasts the area’s only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, pediatric oncology outpatient center, and high-risk obstetrical care center. USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital is the area’s leader in births, with 2,800 deliveries each year, and is home to the only Pediatric Emergency Department in South Alabama. Their Mapp Child and Family Life Program offers pet therapy, art therapy, special events, and more while their four onsite Mobile County Public School System teachers ensure that every child stays on track with their school work during their hospital stay. Children’s and Women’s also partners with the surrounding communities on a number of projects like infant safety, child abuse, injury prevention, and car seat safety.

Children’s and Women’s is proud to be a part of the USA Health System and to contribute to its mission of helping people lead longer, better lives. USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital knows that children and women have health care needs unlike anyone else, and they are proud to offer such a high level of care to the community. Learn More

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