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Thursday, March 8, 2012

1123 Von Phister Street - Casa Marina Cutie - Key West

1123 Von Phister Street - Casa Marina Area - Key West

Frequent readers know that I live in the Casa Marina area of Key West (it's the quieter location close to the Atlantic Ocean where home most of the homes are large and sit on equally large lots). Preferred Properties (that's where I work but this is not my listing) has a small cottage style home that is actually located only a few doors from where I live. I wrote about this cottage home when it was first listed. I am surprised that it has not sold yet. I decided to comment about the place again. The listing Realtor who also lives in the area describes the property like this:
"This lovely 2/2 Conch cottage is located on a quiet street in the desirable Casa Marina neighborhood. Some of the home features include a living room with cathedral ceiling, kitchen with granite countertops, two french doors (one off the of master bedroom), two patios plus a covered porch to enjoy the excellent outdoor living that Key West has to offer. Property is set back from the street for additional privacy."
Vaulted ceilings and large living spaces

The cottage sits behind a white picket fence to the rear of the 36' x 94' (3404 sq ft) lot. The cottage has 854 sq ft of living space plus decks. The Monroe County public records show the house was built in 1938, but we know that was during the Great Depression. Other larger houses in this particular block were built in 1906 and 1907. I suspect this cottage was built some time prior to 1938. Public records also show that the house was updated in 2000. The interiors offer large vaulted ceilings and user friendly bedroom spaces. Even though this place is called a 'cottage' it has all the convenieces of a much larger space. Offered at just $595,000.


CLICK HERE to view the Key West mls data sheet on 1123 Von Phister Street. Better yet, please contact me, Gary Thomas, 305-766-2642, to schedule a showing of this home. I am a buyer's agent and a full time Realtor at Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc. in Key West. Let me show you around the neighborhood. I know you will love the area.


1 comment:

Real Estate in Uruguay said...

This is looking as dream house. You can see the pictures, that shows its beauty. very awesome...Thanks for providing us this information.

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I first read about Key West in a magazine called "After Dark" sometime in the mid 1970's. But it wasn't until March 1984 that I made my first visit to the island that would become my home. I had two weeks for a vacation and reserved a room at Colours Guesthouse (now Marrero's Guest House) for one week. I thought that if I didn't like Key West, I could always go back to Miami or Ft. Lauderdale for the rest of my trip. But after a couple of days in Key West, that was no longer a consideration. But when I wanted to extend my stay for the extra week I found there was no room at the inn. The guesthouse owner did find me a room at LaTeDa, the infamous guesthouse/restaurant. That's a story I'll write another day. But those two weeks in Key West gave me the realization that I had found Paradise. Key West has been my home since 1993 and my only regret is that it took me so long to get here. I am a full time Realtor at Preferred Properties CRI. Let me help you find your new home or business in Paradise. Living in Paradise is not a slogan, it's a way of life.