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1887 Victorian

Landmark Steamboat Victorian Home

Main home
Main home
Front of home. To the left is the two story garage with guest/rental apartment
Remodeled kitchen
Remodeled kitchen
Handmade solid wood cabinets, heart pine island with stools, restored heart pine floors, large sunny windows, and stainless steel appliances.
Formal parlor
Formal parlor
Many original details, 5 large sunny windows.
Large bedroom
Large bedroom
Bedroom has 5 windows, restored heart pine floors, and original restored fireplace
Bathroom
Bathroom
One of two newly restored bathrooms. 1920's era sideboard with sinks, reclaimed heart pine floors, and relaxing vintage clawfoot tub
Bathroom
Bathroom
Second of two newly restored bathrooms. Original heart pine floors, pedestal sink, shower, and plenty of storage room
Guest/rental apartment
Guest/rental apartment
Cute, newly renovated sunny apartment with reclaimed heart pine floors, bathroom, kitchen, and two large windows.
Large bedroom
Large bedroom
Large room with original fireplace and mantel, ceiling fan, and other original details
Family room
Family room
Large room with original fireplace and mantel, crown molding, ceiling fan, and heart pine floors.
Dining room
Dining room
Formal dining room with antique chandelier
Bedrooms 3
Full Baths 3
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,489
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,158
Stories 1
Acres 0.6

Features.

  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • Crawl Space
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Living room
  • Master bedroom downstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Fresh paint
  • Guest House
  • Restored exterior
  • Sprinkler System
  • Storm Windows
  • Workshop
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Fireplaces
  • High Ceilings
  • Original wood windows
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • 12-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Sleeping Porch
  • Transoms
  • Wrap Around Porch
  • 1 block to beautiful Blackwater River - "Canoe Capital of Florida"
  • 30 minutes to Gulf of Mexico
  • Approximately 1 hour from Destin, FL
  • Many original features

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Home history and additional information

This rare example of Steamboat Gothic Victorian architecture was built in 1887 by Wiley Williams, the local collector of revenue and son of one Pensacola’s leading mill owners. The home gets is name from the bow veranda that wraps around the front much like the deck of a paddle-wheel riverboat. In 1928, the Methodist Church next door caught fire and burned the original high-gabled roof and second floor off the home. It was rebuilt with some bungalow features. This home was built to last—all walls, floors and ceilings were constructed using premium heart pine.

The 2788 sq. foot home has one floor with two large bedrooms, five fireplaces, and two newly restored bathrooms, one with a clawfoot tub. It features a beautiful parlor with original lighting fixtures, a formal dining room with original chandelier, an oversized but cozy living room, a renovated kitchen with all new appliances, a large Butler’s pantry, a big remodeled laundry room, and a sunroom complete with a southern ’sleeping porch’ bedroom. The home has over 25 large, sunny windows, magnificent 12 foot ceilings, and many original details.

The main house is astounding on its own, but its value expands outside as well. The matching garage is a newly remodeled two story gem. The first floor has a spacious two car garage as well as every man’s dream, a large workshop. This room would be great for an office also. The second story has an adorable, bright studio apartment built in 2007 (447sq ft). It has a full efficiency kitchen, full bath, heart pine floors, and comes partially furnished. The main house and remodeled garage with apartment sit on over a half acre of property.

Other amenities include central heat/AC, updated plumbing and electrical, new roof, exterior and interior newly painted, security system, fully irrigated, professional landscaping, and termite bond insured.

Archived in May, 2008

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