Historic House Listings

Diamond in the rough! Circa 1910 in Florida. $179,000

November 26, 2020

Love the vintage light fixtures! And how about that porch! This home was built in 1910. It is located on .6 acres in Arcadia, Florida. The home has hardwood floors, stained glass, vintage light fixtures, and French doors. There are multiple fireplaces with original mantels. The property has a detached garage. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,090 square feet. $179,000

Contact Peter Andres with Century 21 Aztec & Associates: 863-494-3511

From the Zillow listing:


MUST SEE! If you are looking for a house you can walk straight into, then I’m afraid this is not the place for you! This is a property that was built in 1910 and is in need of someone with vision to re-invent it as a comfortable home for life in 2019. While there’s no shortage of houses that fit this bill, finding one that offers a modicum of charm & comes with an historic heritage from Florida’s Victorian era, yet also meets the standards of modern homes, is more of a challenge. However, if you are looking for a property where you can leave your imprint, and one that will bring a degree of style to your life, not forgetting the investment potential from these disappearing classical residences, then this could be an answer. This house could be turned into a wonderful home because it possesses a certain elegance and style that make it stand out – even in its present condition! Houses, too, have needs, and this house certainly has a few! It is in desperate need of some TLC, for it has been unlived in and unloved for many years. But this property presents a rare opportunity to someone with vision, good taste, patience and a healthy bank balance, as they could turn this into a gem of property – a statement of true gracious living. The real potential of this house lies in its ability to enhance your life, as well as your life style, in so many ways. That is why, when seen in the context of an existing price of under $65 per sq. ft., this must be seen as an unbeatable bargain.


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