Historic House Listings

Captain Powell House, Circa 1866 in Florida. Has a guest house! $350,000

November 23, 2020

A good mix of old and new! Love the guest house! The Captain Benjamin Powell house was built in 1866. It is located on .45 acres in Micanopy, Florida. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The home has original hardwood floors, bead board walls, and bead board ceilings. Love the bookshelves. The home has two porches, the back porch is screened in. The guest house has a screened in porch. Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 2,876 square feet. $350,000

Contact Ben Zuber with Keller Williams: 352-494-5953

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to the Powell House! This beautiful home built by Captain Benjamin Powell in 1866 is listed on the National Register of Historic places, with Victorian/Cracker style architecture, big wraparound porches, incredible trees, front yard right on the main Cholokka Blvd downtown next to the library. Home has been well preserved and updated with many details: tall ceilings, beautiful woodwork with shiplap siding, downstairs has updated kitchen with granite counters, deep farm sink, stainless appliances, living room, formal dining room with beautiful heart pine floors throughout, master bedroom and bathroom along with a separate half bath. Upstairs has two large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and views of the gorgeous yard. Large porches with hot tub. Out back you will find the two-story accessory building that can be used for many things such as an office or cottage. Carport and an additional 10×20 storage building, provides plenty of space for storage. This historic town is very much alive with culture, shops, local artisans, cafes, and slower paced way of life. With such a well-preserved piece of history, the options are endless! You could make this your own little paradise or even turn it into a charming bed and breakfast.


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