preferred properteis key west: Key West Real Estate Thowback Thursday No 37 - 01/20/22 03:00 AM
 from: October 1, 2018
Latch Key Dogs in Key West
Unlike many places across the United States, most houses and condos in Key West are shown by the listing agent instead of by accessing a lock box. This is both a tradition and a necessity as Key West many if not most listings here are viewed as both special and may also be tenant occupied. Special listings can be either very expensive homes that require strict control as to who goes inside or making sure that a potential buyer does not get injured while viewing a house in need of repair.
But all … (4 comments)

preferred properteis key west: 1901 S Roosevelt Blvd #103 West, Key West - 03/09/21 04:20 AM

Take a few seconds to contemplate looking out to the Key West Salt Ponds each morning as the sun rises over Smathers Beach. The newly listed two bedroom / two bath unit was 2012 completely renovated and designed by a renowned interior designer in 2012. It is offered turnkey with McGuire dining and lounge chairs, Baker furniture, Angelo Donghia lighting and furnishings, custom bedding and window treatments and a gorgeous Currey & Co Hedy Turquoise and Jade glass bead chandelier. Donghia was a world famous designer who owned a couple of Key West houses back before Key West was "discovered" including … (4 comments)

preferred properteis key west: 1010 & 1012 Olivia Street, Key West - Just Listed - 01/11/21 07:27 AM

Just Listed 1010 & 1012 Olivia Street, Key West. If these two houses look familiar to readers. they should. I blogged about them in April 2015 and again in November 2020 when I shared the folk art of these two Ronny Bailey shown below. Click the November date to read the earlier blog which contains more of Bailey's work.
 
The listing agent states:
"The Historic Twins'' are two historic single-family homes located on a corner lot in Old Town, Key West and ready for the new owner to restore and build their Key West dream home. Approved plans convey with sale. May … (2 comments)

preferred properteis key west: 726 Poorhouse Lane, Key West - 08/09/18 06:07 AM


In his book The Streets of Key West: A History Through Street Names author J. Willis Burke informs us that "Over the other side of Solares Hill a couple of entries are self-explanatory. Galveston Lane is named for the Texas gulf coastal city that was served by the Mallory Steamship Company, and off Windsor, on Poorhouse Lane, a poorhouse was once tucked away." You may ask yourself why anybody would want to live on a street with such a desperate appellation. Let's try to figure this out.


I searched the Historic Sanborn Fire Maps starting in 1889 through 1912 (pictured above) to … (2 comments)

preferred properteis key west: 6800 Maloney Ave #56, Key West - Price Reduced - 07/08/17 05:43 AM

The asking price on 6800 Maloney Avenue #56 in Key West has been reduced to $375,000. I wrote about the property when it was first listed. I liked it so much I thought about buying it myself. Seriously!  That same day a different brokerage listed two boat slips located in the nearby Oceanside Marina. Boat slip measures 40' X 14' and is offered at $262,000. The second boat slip measures 80' X 25' and is offered at $325,000. When I saw that I knew what I originally wrote about the value of 6800 Maloney was absolutely on point. Today's blog is … (3 comments)

preferred properteis key west: Sunday Open House - 1500 Albury Street, Key West, Florida - 03/26/17 05:03 AM

1500 Albury Street, Key West
Open House Sunday March 26th
12:00 to 2:00 PM
Come see this brand new 2240 square foot home located just one block north of Bayview Park.
 
Hardiplank siding and impact windows and doors throughout mean cost savings on insurance, energy, and maintenance. Top of the line construction throughout including crown molding, high baseboards, coffered ceiling in living room, wainscoting, real wood doors, custom kitchen, stainless steel appliances, travertine marble and hardwood floors. Heated pool, waterfall, LED water light symphony, outdoor shower, landscape lighting, irrigation system. Corner lot with white picket fence, gated off-street parking for two cars Whole house … (5 comments)

preferred properteis key west: 1500 Albury Street, Key West - OPEN HOUSE - 01/14/17 03:43 AM

 
1500 Albury Street, Key West
 
 
 
Open House 
Saturday and Sunday, January 14th and 15th  12:00 to 2:00 PM
 
This stunning new home evokes the grandeur of our older Conch homes but has all the bells and whistles of superior modern-day construction including pressure treated lumber framing,  Hardy Plank siding, impact windows and doors, AZEC decking, Thermodore stainless steel kitchen, Kohler fixtures, two zone a/c, swimming pool with waterfall and LED light features, and an outdoor shower. The four bedroom home, three bath home has the added bonus of having a first floor bedroom with separate entrance off the front porch. This room might … (0 comments)

 
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