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It is time to take a second look at 513 Margaret Street in the very heart of Old Town Key West. The asking price on this incredible property was recently reduced from $2.4 million to $2.3 million. The listing Realtor describes this impressive home this way: "This historical family home is located in the heart of Old Town Key West. Beautiful hardwood floors, natural light and spacious rooms provide the backdrop for an elegant Keys Lifestyle. The main floor is designed for entertaining with spacious living, dining and large family room. French doors extending from all rooms to the private (1 comments)
I just did a price comparison among the fine large homes located on Fleming Street in Old Town Key West and learned that 916 Fleming Street is the least expensive on a price per square foot basis ($617.98 to be precise). Now since I have written about some of these other houses before I don't want today's blog to appear that I am disparaging any of those houses because I am not. But I am suggesting that a bargain shopper might want to do some comparison shopping. 916 Fleming Street is located on millionaires row where you will find (0 comments)
The listing Realtor at Preferred Properties Key West, that's where I work but this is not my listing, describebs 1110 Petronia Street in the Old Town area of Key West this way: "This striking and eye-catching Old Town cottage occupies a very desirable location at the corner of Ashe and Petronia Streets. The owners have just completed an impressive restoration which includes new roof, shutters, windows, doors, attractive gutters, on-demand water heater, heating/AC system (including new duct work), and a stylish new master bathroom. There is a charming small swimming pool and off-street parking."
I have been watching the (1 comments)
gary thomas realtor: 606 Truman Avenue #4 - Windward Park - Key West - 05/18/13 07:09 AM
Just listed by Preferred Properties Key West, that's where I work but this is not my listing, 606 Truman Avenue Unit No. 4 , a lovely two story town home located in the beautiful Windward Park Compound in Old Town Key West. Windward Park was developed in 1988 as a compound of 13 town homes featuring Bahamian style architecture. Most of the town homes have first and second story front porches that overlook the huge heated pool and beautifully landscaped grounds. Each unit has a designated off street parking space. Entrance to the property is controlled via security gate. Paved and (1 comments)
Bring your toothbrush, some comfy shorts and tee shirts, and prepare to enjoy the "rest" of your life at the new listing at 529 Grinnell Street in Old Town Key West. You won't need to do a thing as this home is move-in ready. So you won't need to spend time or money fixing things. Instead, you can spend your time living the life you dream of living in Key West.
The listing Realtor describes 529 Grinnell Street this way: "Beautifully renovated historic home on one of the most desirable streets in Old Town Key West. Located in (1 comments)
If you are looking for a Key West getaway with waterfront views, private dock, newer construction, and located near Old Town, you might want to look at the new listing at 10 McCoy Circle in the Flagler's Landing Condominiums. There are just 13 units at Flagler's Landing which were constructed in 2001. Only a few have changed ownership since the development was built, so you may not have heard of or even known of its existence. The aerial photo above shows the location just off North Roosevelt Boulevard in the Hilton Haven addition to Key West. The Key West Yacht (2 comments)
If you have been dreaming about buying a second home in Key West but are getting discouraged by the high prices, the new Preferred Properties listing at 1509 17th Street may surprise you at how much house you can buy for such a reasonable price. The listing Realtor describes this Mid Century Home as: "From the great curb appeal to the attention to detail, this home has the qualities one wants in a home. The spacious layout of 2,500 sq.ft. includes a living room and den plus an open kitchen with granite counters and modern appliances. The Florida room opens (0 comments)
1124 Stump Lane was built circa 1890 and rests near mid block on one of the slow lanes of Old Town Key West. Stump Lane runs parallel with Southard Street to the south. It starts at White Street and ends at Frances Street. It's only one block long and many locals do not know its name or location. Residents on this lane are never bothered by Conch trains or trolley cars and only rarely do tourists pass by the houses. And that is a good thing.
The listing Realtor describes 1124 Stump Lane as "Completely renovated Charming Conch (0 comments)
1108 Fleming Street in Old Town Key West is pretty as a picture - and then more. It's the poster child for quintessential Key West charm. Now it is available for sale at $1,250,000. The listing Realtor describes the new property thus: "Beautiful historic conch home located in the heart of prestigious Old Town Key West.This classic three bedroom has a warm open floor plan with vaulted ceilings.The guest cottage has its own access and off street parking located on Curry Lane. The tropical pool area has plenty of room for entertaining.The pool separates the main house from the (1 comments)
The listing Broker at Preferred Properties Key West (that's where I work but this is not my listing) says of 1411 Olivia Street that is located in the Meadows Area: "This charming Key West home is located in the Meadows area of old town. A vintage iron gate and a wide, sunny front porch offers a welcome entry to the house. Inside are beautiful wood floors, high ceilings and bright rooms. In addition to the two bedrooms and two baths, there are two loft bedrooms not included in the square footage. The Florida room opens through a wall of glass (1 comments)
As I first approached the entrance to 1209 Johnson Street, I was not sure exactly what to expect. The house is hidden from street view by a multitude of mid range tropical foliage to towering palms. Custom made mahogany shutters protect all of the windows and are a start counter point to the blue colored house. This is no Conch cottage but instead a big house tucked away for privacy, I thought.
Circular wood stairs rise to the front entry. I have never seen a staircase that substantial or crafted with such care as a means of ingress or (0 comments)
May 2nd was a horrible day in Key West, at least it was for me and a few of my fellow Realtors (Roger Emmons, Frank Kirwin, Robin Van Mater, Sabrina Acevedo, Rick Lively, Bill Hammesmith, and Jeffrey Dunaway) that showed houses in a torrential rainstorm that brought up to seven inches of rain to our little island.
My buyers and I made it back to their beautiful little vacation rental no worse for wear. They may end up buying a place. They got to see about the worst of life in Key West and did not seem all that (22 comments)
gary thomas realtor: 1322 Thompson Street - Key West - The Essence of Cool - 04/30/13 05:40 AM
Cool.... in Key West! 1322 Thompson Street is the antithesis of the quaint cigar maker's cottages, the big conch houses, or the eyebrow houses that dominate Old Town Key West. Most of those houses are old and have been updated to accommodate today's lifestyle. Some renovations are highly successful while others are often challenged by small buildings, small lots, small budgets, or small imagination.
1322 Thompson Street, located just east of the Casa Marina Area, on the other hand, is a 1958 ranch renovated a few years back by Debra Yates and Raymond Jungles who created a one-of-a-kind Key West (2 comments)
The newly listed Bank Owned property at 1433 Flagler Avenue in Key West is most certainly something to cheer about, especially if you are a current Key West family looking for a place that has four bedrooms, lots of quality living space, a pool, a great enclosed yard, and is in move-in condition. I was totally surprised by how nice this place looks.
The original house was built in 1953 and has been updated a couple of times in recent years. The current owner has added impact windows and doors, painted and cleaned the inside and outside, added the (2 comments)
The new listing (not mine) at 818 Olivia Street in Old Town Key West is a dream cottage come true. This place is as cute as a button, has off street parking, a pool, and is in move-in condition. It is within walking distance to just about any place you might want to go in the Old Town area, and it could even be rented as a monthly vacation rental if you really, really could allow someone else to use this precious space.
The listing Realtor describes 818 Olivia as follows: "This wonderful historic cottage is loaded with Key (0 comments)
If you have been watching the Key West mls for the past few months you probably have noticed that most of the houses that were listed for sale back in January have been sold. Many of the houses listed after February have sold or are in the process of closing. A few places are still available including the really (really!) cute three bedroom home located in the Terry Lane Court Condos at 818 Terry Lane in the Bahama Village area of Key West. It was listed in mid March. The listing broker describes this stand alone property thus: "Your own (0 comments)
If the title of today's blog doesn't get your attention, maybe the asking price will: $249,000. CLICK HERE to view the Key West mls datasheet and to view listing photos on 1209 Margaret Street located in Old Town Key West. I have written before about this property and I have shown it. I wrote about the beautiful house next door which went under contract within the past week. I suspect potential buyers for that property were bothered by the prospect of having an ugly duckling of sort house located next door. I told my prospects that someone would buy the (1 comments)
1009 Eaton Street was just listed by Preferred Properties Key West, that's where I work but this is not my listing, is this two bedroom/two bath Conch style home that the Monroe County Property Appraiser says was built in 1923. I think it is much older than that because I found it on the 1889 Sanborn Map. That would indicate it existed before 1889 when the map was drawn. Be that as it may, it is still an old house and that is why it is the type that is sought by second home buyers who want a cute (0 comments)
Just listed by Preferred Properties Key West, that's where I work but this is not my listing, 1020 Von Phister Street which is located in the Casa Marina area of Key West. I know this area well because I have lived about 100 feet east of this house since 1995. I watched as the old house that used to be located here was torn down and the present house was completed in 2002. The house was one of two houses designed by internationally famous architect Yum Kee Fu. (The other house is located on nearby South Street.)
gary thomas realtor: 532 Fleming Street - Old Town - Key West - 04/18/13 10:19 AM
The house pictured above looks pretty much the same in 2013 as it did back in 1912 when the colored post card was made. Back then the property was not a "house" but was instead the Louise Maloney Hospital. Thank God that when other towns across America were allowing old houses and historic buildings to be torn down to erect new structures, Key West preserved properties like this. I found a photo of 532 Fleming Street taken from the parking lot next door which is where the world famous Faustos' Food Emporium is located today.
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