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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

920 Fleming Street - Old Town- Key West

Just listed, but not by me, 920 Fleming Street in Old Town Key West. The Monroe County Property Appraiser says this grand old house was built circa 1906. I found the black and white photo taken just about fifty years ago.

And just above is 920 Fleming Street as it appears today. That's the nifty thing about living in a town like Key West which values its old homes and works to preserve and keep them as things of beauty.

The listing Realtor describes the new listing this way:
"Pure Classic Conch home in the heart of Old Town with a fully detached 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest home on Hibiscus Lane in the rear. With off street parking, a large deep lot and a wonderful pool, this home has it all! Immaculate and award winning, totaling four bedrooms and 3 baths with hardwood floors & Dade county pine throughout. A great family room sits right off the new gourmet kitchen and covered porches are everywhere for you to relax and enjoy! Truly an entertainers delight! A rare find, walk to everything!"

920 Fleming Street is an impressive large house located on one of the very best blocks in Old Town. The house sits elevated above the street just enough to give a view of the passers-by below.  During Fantasy Fest this must be a great place for friends and family to gather to watch the People Parade. Heck, you can watch the people parade every day here and not get a bit bored.


Inside the front door you are greeted by a grand and gracious staircase that also bisects the home between the formal living and dining area on the east side and the informal family room and recently renovated kitchen on the west side. On this floor you will also find a pretty powder room, a petite pantry, and rear door that leads to the veranda, pool, and guest cottage plus off street parking for two cars.


Upstairs you will find the large master bedroom with en-suite bath plus two large bedrooms, one of which has access to the second floor front balcony overlooking Fleming Street.

The veranda spans the width of the house and provides shade from the Key West sun.  This home has a real pool.

A full guest cottage sits at the back of the property on Hibiscus Lane. The cottage has a living area, kitchen, bath, bedroom, and charm for days. Your guests may never go back home.

 
You can see a slide show of photos of 920 Fleming Street if you CLICK HERE.

920 Fleming Street is offered at $2,195,000. CLICK HERE to view the Key West Association of Realtors mls datasheet and to view listing photos. Better yet, please call me, Gary Thomas, 305-766-2642 to arrange a showing. I am a buyers agent and a full time Realtor at Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc. in Key West, Florida. 

1 comment:

FloridaAG said...

Beautiful house and excellent proximity to Azur

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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.