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Historic House Listings

Coral Gables, FL landmark home in Chinese Village. Circa 1923. $1,625,000

April 14, 2019

Such a unique looking home! This Coral Gables, Florida home is located in an area called Chinese Village. This is a collection of eight homes designed by architect Henry Killam Murphy. This home was built in 1923. High ceilings, polished wood floors, original leaded glass windows, stone fireplace, private courtyards and a screened pavilion. The back yard garden has a koi pond. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,056 square feet. $1,625,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

Discover a serene oasis behind tall garden walls: a haven for birds, butterflies & those who appreciate the rare, the historic. An architecturally unique home located in Coral Gables landmark Chinese Village, a collection of 8 homes designed in 1923 by acclaimed architect, Henry Killam Murphy.  Light-filled living spaces, meticulously restored with attention to every detail. Notable features include: high ceilinged rooms, polished wood floors, original leaded glass windows, classic stone fireplace, private courtyards & screened pavilion. Detached, 936 SF studio-workshop for artist, musician or potential to create a guest house. Ultra-private garden w/rare palms & trees, tranquil koi pond & winding pathways surround the home. Close to UM, Metrorail and downtown Coral Gables & South Miami.
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What I love about this home
Near to University of Miami, Shops of Merrick Place, Metro Rail Station, Downtown Coral Gables and South Miami. Located at urban-suburban boundary, but a serene oasis behind tall garden walls which enclose the property with quiet privacy. Haven for birds, butterflies and orchids. Courtyards, screened pavilion and gardens for entertaining. Original 1923 detached two car garage plus 2011 detached 930 sq.ft. studio-workshop for artist, musician, car collector. 1923 historic house in lovingly restored condition. All mechanical systems completely replaced in 1996.
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