Old Town (Key West, FL)

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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I am going to show you three photos of the same house taken 55 years apart with the most recent at the top of this page. The house is located at 1019 Elgin Lane, Key West, Florida. I took this photo of Elgin Lane in 2015 when the space was a bank owned property in need of renovation. Then it was ...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 4
 Welcome to 316 Peacon Lane, Key West which was just listed for sale by Preferred Properties Key West. That is where I work but this is not my listing.  The listing Realtor describes this 1.986 sq ft home this way:   "Historic Conch style home located in The Famous Key West Seaport Area. Spacious...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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   JUST LISTED - 724 Windsor Lane, Key West located in the heart of Old Town at the "intersection" (smirk) of Windsor and Galveston Lanes across the street from the Historic Key West Writer's Compound and near the top of Solaris Hill. Duval Street is a short stroll to the west and the historic se...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 4
 The road must eventually lead to the whole world.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road When I first came to town I felt Key West was falling apart. I remember walking back to  the guest house at night. Big palmetto bugs fell from the huge trees landing on the cracked sidewalks. The bugs crunched under t...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 3
Just Listed - 1218 Varela Street, Key West. This historic home is located in Old Town on the south side of Truman Avenue and about a good ten minute walk to Higgs Beach and Atlantic Ocean. And a five minute or so walk to legendary Duval Street. Soon after I started to sell houses in Key West I as...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 5
  923 Southard Street in Old Town Key West is back on the market. The original cigar maker's style cottage was built circa 1889. I found an old photo that shows pretty much the original structure as it appeared 50 some years ago (see the black and white photo below). If you look carefully you can...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 3
The asking price was reduced $100,000 on 617 Frances Street, Key West. I had the opportunity to see this Old Town home just before it was listed and want to share some photos and thoughts with my readers - especially those looking for a fixer-upper. I love how much the houses of Old Town have cha...
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