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1886 Octagon / Round

The Rollin N. Clapp Octagon House

The Rollin Clapp Octagon House
The Rollin Clapp Octagon House
www.RollinClappOctagonHouse.com
Historic Architectural Home inspired by Orson Fowler's book, Eligible for the NRHP, Zoned for Residential & Vacation Rentals. Located on Anastasia Island in St. Augustine, Florida. The 4th house from the iconic Lighthouse, a block from water access at Salt Run, minutes from downtown and beaches.
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view from Lighthouse Ave
view from Lighthouse Ave
Behind the masonry wall is a tiled terrace.
View of Lighthouse from 2nd wrap around porch/widow's walk
View of Lighthouse from 2nd wrap around porch/widow's walk
Widow's walk/2nd story wrap around porch off the upstairs octagonal shaped bedroom.
Heart Pine Floor in Octagonal Bedroom
Heart Pine Floor in Octagonal Bedroom
Spiral Heart Pine Staircase in the Foyer area
Spiral Heart Pine Staircase in the Foyer area
Pecky Cypress Ceilings in Main Living Area
Pecky Cypress Ceilings in Main Living Area
Fireplace in Living Room Flanked by 2 Built in Bookcases
Fireplace in Living Room Flanked by 2 Built in Bookcases
Pecky Cypress Ceilings in combo Kitchen & Dining Roon
Pecky Cypress Ceilings in combo Kitchen & Dining Roon
Courtyard & Back Deck Area
Courtyard & Back Deck Area
2 car garage & old carriage house footprint on the 1/2 lot behind home
2 car garage & old carriage house footprint on the 1/2 lot behind home
Bedrooms 2
Full Baths 1
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 1,150
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,150
Stories 2.0
Acres 0.1
MLS No. 172016

Features.

  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Dry Basement
  • Foyer
  • Galley Kitchen
  • Master bedroom downstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Carport
  • Driveway - Dirt
  • Fenced Yard
  • Porch
  • Rear Deck
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • 1 Fireplaces: Wood
  • Metal Roof
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • Central air
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Range
  • Septic Tank
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • Widow's Walk
  • Wrap Around Porch
  • Capped Cistern
  • Plumbed Coquina Basement
  • Terrace

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Agent Contact Information

My Brokerage is
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices,
Florida Network Realty,
121 SeaGrove Main St. #210 St. Augustine Beach, FL


Misty Estes

Phone: 904-802-0508
Mobile: 850-293-6969

www.MistyEstes.com

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More About This House

Presenting the Rollin Clapp Octagon House, a historic architectural 2/1.5 home built in 1886, featuring heart & yellow pine floors, pecky cypress ceilings, a 2nd story octagonal bedroom & wrap around porch with serene lighthouse views. Entertain guests in the private courtyard, BBQ on the deck & sun on the terrace, all enclosed by a masonry wall. An iconic landmark seeking some TLC in the desirable Lighthouse Park community, a few yards from Salt Run, public water access & minutes from downtown & the beaches!

The home includes a 1/2 lot with the footprint of an old carriage house, a 2 car detached garage, a carport, & a private driveway accessed via an alley way behind the home. There is plenty of parking for all your toys, family, & guests. A plumbed coquina basement & a cistern sit underneath the house. There are plenty of additions & expansion possibilities for this property.

Inspired by the building plans in Orson Squire Fowler's book, "The Octagon House: A Home For All," St. Augustine's last-surviving classic Octagon House is rich in charm, character, & history. Mentioned in several books & publications for its architectural significance, The Rollin Clapp House is one of a few hundred octagon houses still intact from this time period & is eligible for the National Register. Former owners of the home include a famous author, artists, & an architect. An internet search of the Clapp Octagon House reveals an international interest in the home & yields results from multiple social media & blogging platforms. Currently, the Octagon House is dual zoned for vacation rentals & private residency.

Please google home or see the public MLS documents or website for more property information.

Rehab for Property

The property does need some exterior TLC. The Sellers are Motivated. Bring an Offer! The House does meet the credentials for the National Registry of Historic Places designation and the IRS 20% Rehabilitation Tax Credit Incentive for Historic Preservation. Great Investment & Income Property for Vacation Rentals-Zoned for Residential & Short Term Rentals

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Listing No. 27008

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121 SeaGrove Main St. #210 St. Augustine Beach, FL


Misty Estes

Phone: 904-802-0508
Mobile: 850-293-6969

www.MistyEstes.com

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