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Sold. This Florida house is cute! Circa 1950. Over one acre. $225,000

January 11, 2023

This is a cute Florida home! This home was built in 1950. It is located on 1.42 acres in Floral City, Florida. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, picture rails and wide baseboards. There is a screened in back porch and a boardwalk through the water. The home has updated electric and a lot of storage space. Two bedrooms, one bathroom and 672 square feet. Seems bigger than that! $225,000

Contact Clyde Murphy with Re/Max Capital Realty: 813-600-0100

From the Zillow listing:


This is a waterfront 1 bedroom 1 bath 672 sq. ft. cottage on Lake Bradley. Two waterfront parcels totaling 1.41 acres. Two tax ID numbers. Two tax bills. The 2nd “vacant lot parcel” may be buildable. It appears to meet all the new construction requirements as to zoning and size. A special effort was taken on the lot with the cottage to keep all improvements like the septic and drain field etcetera on that lot so the 2nd lot is not encumbered by the first lot’s improvements. Built in 1950 but extensively remodeled in the late 1990’s or early 2000s. The waterfront is mostly mixed with moss covered old cypress, and there is a dock. Perfect for canoes, kayaks, etc. Old Florida charm, some would call it a “Florida Cracker Style” cottage with its wood siding and metal roof. The extensive remodel included a complete floor plan redo into a great room, dining room & kitchen combo. 2 bedrooms converted to 1 large bedroom with cedar lined closets. Also opening up the ceilings and making them vaulted. New kitchen with custom wood cabinets and granite countertops. There is a lazy Susan in the corner cabinet and the kitchen has an island with lots of storage and a bar for eating. There is a stackable washer and dryer in a closet in the kitchen. New bath, new wood floors, new windows, new doors including French doors leading to the screen enclosed porch. New electric panel, and the A/C was replaced in 2009. The land is somewhat open and scattered with ancient live oaks. There is a covered front porch and a screen enclosed back porch along with an open brick patio with a picnic table all with water views. There is a fire pit. The septic tank and drainfield was replaced in 2021 and the cottage was hooked up to Floral City’s public water system for drinking water. A recently upgraded security system goes with the house. Monitoring is optional and runs about 100 per quarter. Access to the Withlacoochee Horse & Bike Trail is across the street. This is the perfect weekend getaway or use it some personally and VRBO it the rest of the time. Or, live in it while you build a new house on the vacant lot. So many options. Floral City is a quaint small town in rural Citrus County. Community activities include the Floral City Heritage days held the first weekend in December activities include a fish fry, horse drawn carriage rides, caroling and historic homes tour. The Floral City Strawberry Festival is scheduled for March 4 & 5, 2023 featuring live music, vendors, food, arts and crafts. Also, the Floral City Park is .7 miles away. It features almost every recreational activity you can imagine. Disc golf course, tennis, racquetball, playground, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball and there are covered pavilions and picnic tables, all free to the public. About a 15 min drive north is the town of Inverness and 15 min south is Brooksville for major shopping and restaurants. The Tampa airport is approximately 1 ½ hour drive and St Petersburg is approximately a 2 hour drive. Please take a moment and view all the professional photos and virtual tour.



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