Single Family Detached
High and dry through the Hurricane! Magnolia has played multiple roles for the Film and TV industry worldwide. Featured internationally as a set location for HGTV, PBS, Food Network in such award winning series as At The Chef's Table, All In Good Taste, Wild About Herbs, plus, HGTV Specials and as set location for Southern Living Magazine. The historic architecture, natural lighting and old Florida nature park views arouse creativity for successful writers, directors, musicians and performers alike. This home is a great investment.A stately beauty,''Magnolia'' home gracefully overlooks historic Greenridge Road Park in San Marco. The home overlooks and accesses this large lovely park. Built in 1938, the two story antebellum style porch features 2 decorative balconies & six towering columns. Magnolia boasts a wide gallery foyer, oakwood staircase, hardwood flooring, original sconces & chandeliers. The formal gathering room has ceiling to floor windows overlooking the gardens. A gentlemens den features a brick fireplace, wet bar, walls & ceilings are tongue & groove. Formal Dining has original chair railings, moldings & exquisite trims that are throughout the home. Remodeled kitchen has washed bisque custom cabinets with deep drawer storage.Kitchen includes granite counters and a chefs prep island. Breakfast room has built-in dining benches perfect for storing dishes and will hold place settings for 100. Walk-in pantry. Oversized family room has tongue & groove ceilings & walls with Italian marble flooring. Wall to wall french doors lead to the outdoor patio & entertainment spaces to bring the outdoors in. The once butlers bedroom & simple bath have been remodeled as a butlers pantry/mudroom & laundry with custom closet with overhead storage, double sink, microwave, & lots of cabinets. Guest Suite down stairs with Magnolia wood tongue & groove walls and plenty of closet and storage space. Upstairs features a period-style chandelier, high ceiling, custom wood trims and moldings, and a wide landing that leads to 3 bedrooms. The first is large by today's standards with high ceilings, large windows for garden views, oversized wood trims and moldings, solid oak floors, and two closets. One closet has attic access, the other is a walk in linen style storage closet featuring an octagonal window for natural light.
The large, front east/south facing bedroom suite is reminiscent of a Savannah B&B with high ceiling, large windows for park views, solid oak floors, beautiful moldings and trim, and two closets. One designed for hanging clothes and additional storage; and the other is extra-large with bench seating and cedar-lining. Children enjoy claiming it as their fort, complete with sleeping bags. The bedroom suite re is a private Lilly-Pulitzer style full bath with shower and antique style sink cabinet.
The master bedroom runs the full length of the home. It features large windows for park views, and a window with window seat for garden views, and hidden storage. High ceiling with elaborate custom trims and moldings, a custom built-in book case with beautifully designed doors, and two closets complete this room of dreams. An arched nook leads to the master bath with tub. The bath features a new period style floor, updated cabinet and new sink. A door opens also to bedroom #1.
Additionally, the master bedroom connects to a large private office. Originally a sleeping porch, the office area offers oversized windows on 3 sides for incredible park views of wildlife and sunsets, and a side garden with curved brick walkway and enormous camellia trees.
The office space is ideal for adding a fabulous modern master bath & closet if so desired. The office features custom tongue and groove walls and ceilings, and two closets for additional storage for the master bedroom.
The property features great trees like 80 ft tall pines, a hickory for side garden shade, and oaks front and back, one with a tree swing. Custom grafted camellia varieties
MLS # 820202
Courtesy Of Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty, Inc.