Historic House Listings

William H. Gleason House, Circa 1886 in Melbourne, Florida. $799,000

January 20, 2021

Love the exterior style of this house! Love the old picture they included with the listing. The William H. Gleason House was built in 1886. It is located on .42 acres in Melbourne, Florida. The home has a large wrap around porch, original hardwood floors, french doors, transom windows and stained glass window. Mr. Gleason was the Lt. Governor of Florida and the founder of Eau Gallie. The home has an elevator. Six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 2,972 square feet. $799,000

Contact David Curri with Curri Kirschner R. E. Group

From the Zillow listing:


Once in a lifetime opportunity to own a U.S. Historic Landmark & one of the most striking homes in Central Florida. Custom built in 1886 for William H. Gleason, LT. Governor of Florida & founder of Eau Gallie. The picturesque home sits on a spacious corner lot on quiet Pineapple Avenue directly across from the Indian River. Zoned for commercial or residential use with no rental restrictions in the top-rated & highly accredited Eau Gallie Arts District. Whimsy, grandiose, & charm drips from every intricately placed detail. Distinctive Queen Anne architecture with gingerbread trim, wrap around porch, sky-high turret & garden pergola all framed by a white picket fence. 3-stories of original hardwood flooring, new hurricane impact windows, & an operable cage elevator to move throughout.


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