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4 Beds 7 Baths 1166993 MLS
Rare opportunity to own a completely updated, designer home in San Marco. No expense was spared during the renovation of this Modern Georgian estate on the St. Johns River! Masterfully designed by Jim and Phoebe Howard and featured in Southern Home Magazine, this diamond embodies classic elegance! Each room offers a distinct purpose and attention to detail. Resting on almost an acre, this gated estate features an English rose garden, arched Italian imported steel doors, Walnut and European White Oak floors, Mahogany closets in primary suite, custom panel molding on interior doors with polished brass knobs...the upgrades are endless! The backyard is a tranquil haven featuring a salt water pool and spa. Sweeping oak trees frame a picturesque view of the river and spectacular sunsets! A stone patio and bulkhead lead to the dock constructed with Trek composite decking. Like-new 10,000 pound boat lift has never been used. Amazing views of downtown Jacksonville make this the perfect spot for holiday fireworks displays! The estate is fortified with impact windows, whole home generator, hermetically sealed and climate controlled basement, Crestron smart home system and non-fading Spanish Black Slate roof. A 600 gallon propane tank services the kitchen, water heaters, pool/spa, grill and generator. Garage is also climate controlled with custom built storage.

3338 SUNNYSIDE DR, Jacksonville


7 Beds 8 Baths 1177727 MLS
''Villa Alexandria'' known as The Carl S. Swisher Estate has been the home of current owner's for more than 30 years. Exemplifying the Spanish Eclectic or Mediterranean Revival style as well as an Italian Villa, it is filled with original and timeless features. Original tile flooring and exposed cypress trusses, decking and vigas. Situated on a high bluff capturing gorgeous St Johns River views from almost every room. The windows are mostly original cypress with roll down copper screens. In 1999 the owner's undertook a major renovation adding a large game room replicating the beams and cypress windows in other areas of home. The architects were recognized nationally and won an Historic Preservation award. The kitchen also completely renovated during this same period (See More Remarks offers custom cabinetry, breakfast bar, 2 built in refrigerators, separate freezer, gas stove, double ovens, walk in pantry + storage and room for large breakfast table. Enjoy relaxing in the Family Room/Library leading from kitchen & game room which also includes a fireplace. This room features a coffered ceiling & walls of built in shelving. Located off Formal Living Room is a Bar/Cigar Room featuring a custom designed bar w/carved lions (symbols of San Marco). Pottery sconces on the wall are original to the home. Step outside to the loggia on the coral floor also original to the home. Master Bedroom and 4 others are located on the 2nd floor. A guest suite and bath are conveniently located on first floor. Master Bedroom features 2 entrances, a fireplace and captivating views of St Johns River. The master bath was completely renovated offering a generously sized walk in closet with built ins. Leading from bath is an exercise room. A detached apartment including 7th bedroom & 5th bath is located over the garage. A beautiful courtyard, fountain and green house are visible from game room and covered walkway leading from garage... The outdoor terrace is the perfect place for entertaining or enjoying the beautiful sunsets. The pool is located on a lower terrace near the river. A walkway leading from Loggia to dock & river is original to the home... A rare opportunity to own a part of Jacksonville's history and this premier home in the highly sought after San Marco neighborhood.

2234 River RD, Jacksonville


4 Beds 5 Baths 1183892 MLS
Never before on the market! Originally designed and occupied by the developer, this penthouse condo spans the entire top floor of Broadview Towers in Riverside. It debuts 360-degree views of the downtown skyline, the St. Johns River, Memorial Park, and the Riverside/Avondale neighborhood. This is truly a one-of-a-kind apartment with unbelievable upgrades as it was designed by and for the developer. Discover this premier location in one of Jacksonville's most desirable neighborhoods along the St. Johns River. A stone's throw from a dozen restaurants, boutique shopping, and all the conveniences of living in an area with a high walking score. Upon arrival in your private 12th-floor lobby, you'll notice taller ceilings than any other floor in the building, a perk of owning the developer's unit. Solid wood double entry doors lead to an elegant foyer with marble floors, extensive moldings, and plenty of wall space to debut your favorite art pieces. Make your way through this designer showcase apartment and discover elevated style, fine craftsmanship, and elegant appointments. The living room features massive windows that allow natural light to flood the space. A gorgeous fireplace and custom built-ins center the room, while flowing hardwood floors lead you towards sliding doors that frame an endless river view. An enclosed balcony beyond the living room is the perfect place to catch a glimpse of dolphins playing in the St. Johns River. This enclosed space could be opened back up to be an outdoor balcony. Designed for entertaining, this one-of-a-kind penthouse boasts a truly genius floorplan with floor-to-ceiling windows that frame a unique view from every room and an elegant flow from one space to the next. Because it was originally designed as one unit, the floorplan isn't challenged like many "combined unit plans" in the area. Making your way west from the living room, you'll discover an expansive dining room with a wall of glass looking over the St. Johns River. Imagine hosting your next dinner party with a view south of the river where you can see as far as the eye can see. A gallery hall leads from the dining room to a stunning family room dressed with custom pine molding and tall windows that expand the river view. A fireplace with custom woodwork and a marble hearth center the room. Custom wooden shelves with space for a television anchor the fireplace. This room is perhaps the crowd favorite of the penthouse because it's simultaneously elegant and comfortable. An extended casual dining space with river views accompanies the family room, where you can enjoy breakfast or a card game with friends and family. In addition, you'll love the intimate views of Memorial Park, designed by the Olmsted Brothers, sons of America's foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, who laid out New York City's Central Park. Between the family room and the dining room down the gallery hall is the gourmet kitchen featuring an intelligent galley design with a Viking cooktop, professional range hood, a massive fridge and freezer, endless counter space, and solid wood cabinets. A butler's pantry has tremendous storage, a prep sink, and a walk-in pantry. A massive primary suite enjoys river and downtown views. The primary ensuite is equipped with a large vanity, shower, bidet, built-in heat lamp, and a walk-in closet. A keeping room off the primary suite is the perfect place to unwind in the evening and enjoy TV or a glass of your favorite wine. A built-in wet bar with a wine chiller accompanies the keeping room and a storage closet. This could be the 4th bedroom if needed. As you head towards the study, there's a full bathroom in the hall beyond the keeping room. Each bedroom enjoys a unique view of the river, the downtown skyline, Memorial Park, or the Riverside neighborhood. Each bedroom also has an ensuite bathroom; there's also a powder bath for day guests. Two guest bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms down a hall off the family room enjoy a view of the river and Memorial Park. A study with two built-in bookcases looks over the Riverside neighborhood. This apartment has two garage parking spaces, two storage units, and exclusive access to the 12th-floor lobby. Enjoy privacy and security at the top of Broadview Towers. You'll love an intimate condo lifestyle with only 24 units total. Building amenities include management, a secured entry, a second floor pool with river views, a gym, and a tennis court. The building was extensively renovated several years ago with new elevators, waterproofing, and more.

1596 LANCASTER TER Unit 12AB, Jacksonville


5 Beds 5 Baths 1174637 MLS
An iconic Spanish style home in the center of beautiful San Marco awaits you. This elegant example of Spanish colonial revival style architecture welcomes you with a large entry hall and lovely winding staircase. The contemporary eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry and stone countertops, a walk-in pantry, a butler's pantry/dry bar, with a newly-renovated separate scullery room with matching cabinetry, will delight the chef. A large dining room, gorgeous formal living room, wood-paneled study, bright and airy sunroom complete the formal living spaces on the first floor. Adjacent to the kitchen, a hallway leads to a suite with a mudroom, laundry room, utility room, home office, game room, and full bathroom. Take the stairs or the elevator to the second floor to find the sprawling... owners' suite with two large walk-in closets, private balcony, a fabulous designer bathroom with tub, shower, and two large vanities. Two additional bedrooms with newly renovated Jack and Jill bathroom are down the hallway, and a large media room with an adjacent guest suite with an outdoor staircase provide a perfect setting to relax. The home has recently had electrical upgrades, newer HVAC systems, has a tile roof with additional membrane layer, security system, exterior security cameras, large front yard, large covered parking, automatic gate, and all new landscape lighting. Walk out your front door and head to the popular and charming San Marco Square for shopping, dinner, cocktails, a movie, and more - live the San Marco lifestyle. Top rated public and private schools, clubs, and everyday essentials are a short distance, making this the perfect place to call home.

2311 LAUREL RD, Jacksonville


5 Beds 3 Baths 1155240 MLS
Location, location, location! Endless possibilities for this fully updated 1904 St. Johns River-view Victorian home in exclusive, hip and historic Five Points in the Riverside area of Jacksonville. This home has it all! Literally. Zoned CRO, can be used as a live/work space, single family home, townhouse, commercial, multifamily, or apartments. it is currently used as live/work space with a law office in downstairs address and living space in upstairs address. Steps from the best restaurants, bars, shopping, movie theatre, parks, fishing, and grocery store in Duval County. Two minutes from three major hospitals, five minutes from downtown, twenty minutes to the beach or airport. This home has three stories. The first two are fully remodeled and finished, with as many as 7 bedrooms or five with two bonus rooms! Third floor has potential to be very cool one bedroom apartment with wonderful views. Front porch and back porch. Fully fenced backyard with spacious shed. Enough room to build a small pool. Two decorative fireplaces with gorgeous, exposed brick throughout home. Also throughout are period-style high ceilings, light fixtures with ornate ceiling medallions, plinth block finished moldings, and beautiful original hardwood floors. Original oversized claw-foot tub. Closets have been tastefully added, including walk-in in tiled master bath with relaxing steamer shower. Two new HVAC systems. New roof. All new energy efficient windows with large slat blinds. Kitchen features granite counter top and stainless steel appliances. Parking for up to 6 onsite, plus free street parking also available. Snatch this truly amazing, unique property up before current long-time owner decides itu2019s too good to sell!

546 LOMAX ST, Jacksonville

Listing courtesy of BEYCOME OF FLORIDA LLC.

4 Beds 3 Baths 1172362 MLS
HURRY! This POOL home will not last. ''Living in this neighborhood has been a dream for our family'', says owner. Riding bikes or walking around the corner to Granada Park is the allure for most who live here as it is central. Commute to Jacksonville's top rated medical facilities and clubs less than 10 minutes away and downtown commute a breeze. Walk in the front door and you will LOVE the open floor plan that leads out to large deck and spacious backyard with pool as the focal point. The UPDATED and modern kitchen features a huge breakfast island, double ovens, built in wine refrigerator and abundance of counter space. Charming banquette surrounded by windows the perfect spot for cozy meals. Luxurious master bath along with 2 others have all been beautifully updated. The split level plan divided into multi levels connected by short sets of stairs. True Florida living allows for ultimate entertaining as you stack the sliding doors back and open up to the outside. While kids and dogs are playing in the all fenced backyard, you can watch from the oversized deck and sip on your favorite beverage. Loaded with shade trees you might even find yourself in a backyard hammock taking a siesta. Owner's need occupancy through end of July 2022. Make it your own just in time to enroll at Hendricks Elementary School, the neighborhood "A" rated school. Walk to school with neighbors or ride your bike along the neighborhood sidewalks leading to the school. San Marco Square filled with shops, restaurants, bars and theaters another reason to live in this area only a short bike ride away or less than 5 minutes to drive.

3931 BARCELONA AVE, Jacksonville


4 Beds 3 Baths 1185312 MLS
This beautiful historic home embodies classic elegance with a modern twist. This nearly 3,000 sq ft home is ideally located on a quiet dead-end street on the St. John's River, just a mile walk from the Downtown Avondale shops. The property also includes a renovated carriage house over the detached 2-car garage. This additional square footage includes an extra bedroom and bathroom, perfect to use as a guest room, in-law suite, office, or an excellent INVESTMENT opportunity for a long-term or short-term rental. The main home boasts many charming, original features, including crown molding, French doors, wainscoting, glass doorknobs, an elegant clawfoot tub in the primary bathroom, ample built-in storage, and stunning hardwood floors throughout the entire home. There is NO CARPET in the house The fully renovated kitchen has sunny white cabinets and picturesque windows, and top-of-the-line appliances, perfect for inspiring the chef at heart. Other unique features include an abundance of natural sunlight, a butler's pantry and secondary staircase, a beautifully renovated kitchen with double ovens and a gas range (kitchen appliances are Bosch and Samsung), a wine fridge, two sunrooms, and two fireplaces, one in the living room, and one in the owner's suite. New landscaping frames the fenced yard with a paved patio and generous deck, perfect for entertaining (deck furniture can stay!). The water fountain and other statuary make you feel like you've stepped into the English countryside. The private driveway is over 100 ft long, so you'll never struggle with parking again! A brand new French drain has also been installed. Come see this fairytale property today!

1833 POWELL PL, Jacksonville


3 Beds 3 Baths 1182780 MLS
This charming two-story stucco home originally built in 1927 is located just steps away from the famous Shoppes of Avondale with wonderful restaurants, boutiques and other services! Upon entering the foyer of this historic home you are greeted by the lovely staircase & powder bath and warm hardwood floors throughout the home. Off the foyer you will find the spacious living room with a wood burning fireplace, lots of windows and glass doors out to the covered veranda with arched openings that is perfect for relaxing with a favorite beverage. Beyond the living room you enter the family/sun room which leads to the mud room with its original functioning sink then out to the laundry room or into the kitchen and butler's pantry. The updated kitchen has wood shaker style.... cabinets, granite countertops and stainless appliances and is continued in the butler's pantry with extra sink which leads into the dining room and back to the foyer. Upstairs you will find 3 beds & 2 full baths. The owner's suite has its own fireplace and veranda. French doors lead into a sitting room off the owner's bedroom which could also be the perfect office or nursery. Did I mention this home is full of natural sunlight both downstairs and up! Outside you will find an open patio off the covered veranda, a backyard large enough for a pool and detached 1 car garage. The roof was replaced in 2012 and HVAC is 3 years old. All hot water plumbing has been replaced and other plumbing and electrical updates were made as renovations were made to home. Avondale is one of Jacksonville's gems and has been voted as one of the best locations to live in with the ability to walk to shopping, churches, parks, museums and restaurants. Come and experience the Avondale lifestyle, you won't regret it.

3510 OAK ST, Jacksonville

Listing courtesy of WATSON REALTY CORP.

6 Beds 5 Baths 1173164 MLS
This beautiful historic property is a rare find in Springfield. Looking for a large single family home, with lots of space, upgrades, and an added bonus of an income producing duplex on the property... look no further! The main building was converted from a duplex to a large single-family home with almost 3,000 sq ft. heated with the additions. It has original hardwood floors in the living room with modern updated fireplace, formal dining room, & spacious open kitchen equipped with designer and custom built pantry. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms including a large master with windows on three sides for lots of natural light. The utility room has a large mudroom. The back yard offers lots of privacy & plenty of sunshine and is fully fitted for you to watch your favorite team play while you enjoy cooking outside or have a relaxing drink on the deck or beside the beautifully paved fireplace. It backs up to the alley so no direct rear neighbors. The attic in the main home is fully insulated and finished to be used as a separate unit, extra storage, or additional room when you have guests over. There are two separate HVAC units for the main house for each level. This house is ready for the future as it comes wired for Electric Vehicles in the back. See Documents section for full list of repairs and remodeling done. The added bonus, is there's an income producing duplex on the property as well. Both units are rented now for a total income of $1995/month. Please do not disturb the tenants without sellers permission.

30 E 4TH ST, Jacksonville

Listing courtesy of LEGACY REALTY GROUP LLC.

3 Beds 3 Baths 1164635 MLS
Stop your search, this is the one! Your luxurious, magazine worthy, RIVERFRONT, maintenance free condo dreams have come true. From the moment you arrive at the exquisite Broadview Towers boasting only 24 total units, you'll fall head over heels for this location. Situated in the heart of Riverside, you are tucked away in an intimate setting right next to the St Johns River and the popular Memorial Park, yet walking distance to your favorite trendy shops and restaurants. It is undoubtedly the best of all worlds! As soon as you step inside your 10th floor stunner, you'll immediately notice gorgeous water views at every turn, as well as endless sites of downtown bridges, high rise buildings and city life. Imagine enjoying the multi-colored nightlife light up right outside of your windows, every single evening or waking up to the sun glistening on the water. You'll truly feel like you're living on vacation! This open concept design with incredible wood floors throughout allows tons of space to situate your furniture around your favorite views with glass door and floor to ceiling window wrapped walls. Immaculate kitchen boasts granite countertops, endless amounts of cabinet storage, SS appliances, custom white cabinets, undermount sink, large walk-in pantry, and so much more. Continue down the hall, take notice of your spacious office with a full wall of built-in shelving and cabinet storage, boasting absolutely perfect views and a private space for your work needs. Can be easily turned into your 4th bedroom. Oversized Master bedroom boasts some of the most incredible views in the unit, complete with a massive closet with custom built-ins and large ensuite with upgraded sink vanity and walk in shower. Additional two guest bedrooms both offer large closets and ensuites for their own privacy. Condo complete with one covered parking space, one uncovered parking space, elevator access, large storage locker downstairs, door code entry to building for secured access, immaculate 2nd story pool, exercise room, full time management, and several building renovations to the complex over the last several years. Don't miss out on your chance to live the life of luxury with the views you've always dreamt of and endless amounts of access to city life. See this superb beauty today, before it's too late!

1596 LANCASTER TER Unit 10B, Jacksonville


3 Beds 3 Baths 1172949 MLS
Your ''ship'' has just come in! Perched on the 9th floor, The Clipper floorplan is the largest in the building. Every room has a view of the Ortega river and the St Johns river beyond. Relax on your spacious balconies and soak in those river views and scan the scenery of Avondale, Ortega, Ortega Forest and beyond. You won't be able to keep family and friends away from Independence Day and New Year's Eve fireworks shows. Unit 902 has 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. One bedroom has been transformed into a comfortable den with nice built-ins, but can be converted back into a bedroom if desired. The master and guest bedroom have a spacious balcony, with another balcony off of the dining room. The spacious master suite consists of a king sized bedroom, a spa sized bathroom and a large walk-in closet. The master closet has 2 entrances and is big enough for a bed! The master bath is equipped with a walk-in tub, separate water closet and a large vanity. The guest bathroom is spacious as well with a shower/tub combination and a dressing area. The convenient powder room makes get-togethers a breeze. The laundry room has a frontload washer and dryer that convey. The spacious kitchen and adjacent wet-bar combine to provide plenty of elbow room for entertaining and family gatherings. This unit has 1, much in demand, deeded space in the parking garage. There is also ample unassigned parking on the parking deck for visitors. Enjoy swimming in the recently updated pool, tone those muscles in the workout facility or work up a sweat in the sauna. There is abundant wildlife to see at OYC, including manatees, turtles, lots of birds and the occasional gator. Monthly condo fee is, by far, the lowest of ANY waterfront condo in the area. Don't miss this opportunity to live in one of most sought-after waterfront condos in Jacksonville! Seller no longer lives in the condo. Property sold "as is". Seller to make no repairs.

4401 LAKESIDE DR Unit 902, Jacksonville

Listing courtesy of NORVILLE REALTY INC.

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