Just listed by Preferred Properties (but not by yours truly), 511 Frances Street in Old Town Key West. The front porch is open and inviting. There is a chair on one side and a big swing on the opposite side. The porch provides a great view of the front yard with the white picket fence and the pretty houses that have been updated over the years.
CLICK HERE for an aerial view of 511 Frances Street. You will note it is located on the eastern edge of Old Town Key West. The 500 and 600 blocks of Frances have some of the most expensive and most photographed homes in Key West. The location is still within an easy walking distance to all of the attractions of Old Town but it is far removed from the zaniness. Maybe that it is why this location attracts buyers with money. You will note that 511 Frances Street abuts Carey Lane (one of the prettier little lanes in Old Town). The aerial view also shows the size of the lot which is pretty big for Old Town: 5,062 sq ft or 53' frontage X 97' depth.
This is how the listing Realtor describes 511 Frances Street:
"Built in 1983 is a true replica of a Key West old town home with the luxuries of today located on one of the very best blocks in Old Town. There are three large bedrooms separate from one another with unique style bathrooms, his and hers offices off the living room, and an a separate artist studio off the pool. There is a wonderful serene outdoor covered dining space for those large dinner parties surrounded by lush landscaping and gentle lighting. The interior is Dade County pine with vaulted ceilings and molding throughout. Located two blocks from the Seaport."511 Frances Street is offered at $1,649,000 or $729 per sq ft. The house house has 2263 sq ft of interior living space. But it is the pool and rear deck where the real Key West style of living occurs. CLICK HERE for more detailed info and photos of this property.
If you would like to see 511 Frances Street, or any other house in Old Town, please call me,Gary Thomas, at 305.766.2642. I am a full time Realtor at Preferred Properties Coastal Realty Inc. We are the lower Florida Keys exclusive affiliated of Christie's Great Estates.