Just Listed 906 Frances Street B, Key West. This is one of six a sweet single family homes located in the picturesque Maxwell Gables Compound in Old Town. Each house is different. The listing agent describes this home thus:
"Experience the ultimate, hassle-free island living in this beautifully updated townhouse ! Privately tucked away in an enclave of only 6 units, yet centrally located, in the X flood zone, the home is offered turnkey just awaiting its new lucky owner. It features impact doors and windows, hardie board siding, a metal roof. The airy, light and open living room boasts cathedral ceilings, skylight and French doors leading to your private deck. Kitchen with quartz countertops, custom tiled backsplash, stainless appliances and wine cooler. New window treatments, hardwood floors, stylish furnishings. Primary bedroom with ensuite bathroom on the first floor, with guest bedroom and bathroom on the second. Sit back and relax in the community heated saltwater pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens and chill vibes."
The Maxwell Gables Compound was created in the late 1980s. This house was built new in 1987 and sits behind 906 Frances Street shown in the photos below. There are several other compounds created around the same time in other parts of Old Town. Single family homes were joined together is associations with a shared pool or other amenities that individual home owner's might not otherwise enjoy because of the size of the building lot. In this instance, 906 B Frances was constructed behind an historic home shown in the photo below. The photo show vacant space upon which this home was built.This is the only new home in the compound. The others were preexisting that were renovated a the same time. The units share a common secured entrance, courtyard grounds and swimming pool right out of a storybook.
The master bedroom and bath are located on the first floor. The guest bedroom and bath are located on the second floor. This is officially a town home. The association fees are just $275 per month anc cover pool and common area maintenance and security. Thee is no of street parking. Most of thee other properties on the block do have off street parking so there is usually space available in this block to park.
The property on the opposite side of the fence is one of the secretive and magical homes on the island. I wrote about it before and won't belabor it here. It sits on Watson Street midway between Truman Avenue and Olivia Street. Watson is a one way street terminates a the cemetery with this view.
These little homes make Key West so different from the rest of Florida - heck The Rest of The World. You need to take a look and think about what is possible and not dismiss it because it does not have parking. CLICK HERE to view he Key West MLS datasheet for 906 Frances Street B offered at $940,000. Then please call me, Gary Thomas, 305-766-2642, to schedule a private showing. I am a buyers agent and a full time Realtor at Preferred Properties Key West