Historic House Listings

Sold. So cute! “Mermaid Cottage”, circa 1940 in Florida. $159,000

January 4, 2019

The Mermaid Cottage is a charming cottage located in Defuniak Springs, Florida. Built in 1940 and located on .36 acres. Just a few blocks from Lake Defuniak. There are front and back porches with fragrant jasmine. Original oak floors have been refinished. Beaded wainscoting and crown molding adorn this house. Newer HVAC and newer roof. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,310 square feet. $159,000

From the Zillow listing:


CHARMING COTTAGE IN TOWN! Known as Mermaid Cottage, this adorable 2BR 2BA home is located just a few blocks from Lake DeFuniak and downtown. Front & back porches on this updated 1940 cottage allow enjoyment of the 1/3 acre fenced lot, sporting fragrant jasmine hedges, privacy decks, and a 12’x18′ yard building. Attached one-car garage has direct access to the house. The open kitchen with newer stainless appliances plus gas range flows into a dining area and den/sitting room. Original oak floors lead to the living room with fireplace, foyer, and two spacious bedrooms. One Bath features an oversize jetted tub, and the other has a walk-in shower. Built-in shelving, crown molding & beaded wainscoting throughout the house. Washer/Dryer included. Plus newer central heat & air and metal roof.

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