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c. 1940 Bungalow
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|Heated Sq. Ft.||1,739|
|Unheated Sq. Ft.||4,132|
|Lot Size||4 city lots|
- 1st Floor Bath
- 1st Floor Bedroom
- 1st Floor Laundry Room
- Bonus Room
- Dining room
- Living room
- Walk-Up Attic
- Master bedroom downstairs
- 1 Car Garage
- Automatic outside lights
- Fenced Yard
- Fresh paint
- Storage Building
- Built-in Bookcases
- Ceiling Fans
- Ceramic Tile
- High Ceilings
- Original wood windows
- Walk-In Closets
- Wood floors
- Tin Roof
- Central air
- City sewer
- City water supply
- Water Heater - Electric
- Wrap Around Porch
- 1 & 3/4 Bath
- 3 Bedrooms
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Information about this home and neighborhood
Conveniently located in a quiet residental neighborhood, it is a few blocks from the downtown Historic District with numerous antique shops, schools, hospital, banking, post office and shopping. A half hour to the Gulf Coast, under two hours to Disney, three hours to Miami and just about an hour to Sarasota Airport and Southwest Florida Airport in Ft. Myers.
Arcadia, the DeSoto County Seat, has been awarded the distinction of “Best Small Town in Florida” , “Best Canoeing & fossil hunting on the beautiful Peace River” and is noted as a “Main Street Town”. It is mainly an agricultural county, specializing in citrus groves and ranches full of cattle. Florida’s Natural Orange Juice is produced here and the wonderful scent from production is in the air most of the year.
8 X 58 screened wrap around rear & side porch; perfect for sleeping/entertaining
8 X 32 front porch
Wood floors throughout—most are heartwood pine; heavy woodwork trim throughout, wood corner guards.
Plaster walls and ceilings
Entry foyer (5.6X8)
MBR (13.6x15), BR2 (10.6x14), BR3 (11x14)
Master BR & BR#2 have large walk in closets, BR#3 has closet & 3/4 bath
Huge eat in Country Kitchen (14X18) w/tons of storage, oversize pantry & broom closet
Separate Dining Room (12x15) with chair rail
Separate Laundry Room (9x9) with large pantry
Mini Library Room (Approx 6x10)
Bonus room in attic (11x18.6) plus loads of storage area
11' ceilings with fans
Central A/C & Heat — 3 1/2 ton energy saver unit
New Electric Hot Water Heater
Separate LR (13.6X15) with Ventless Fireplace (propane)
City Amenities: Water, sewer and garbage pick up
Taxes and Insurance are both under $1000 each.
Three tier gold fish pond
Lush landscape ensures privacy
Well water for irrigation
Bearing Trees: Valencia Orange, Honey Bell Orange, lemon, key lime, red and white grapefruit, avocado, banana, loquat, cumquat, tangerine and macadamia nut.
FOR THE GARDNER: night blooming Jasmine, Desert Roses, Angel Trumpet, Huge Gardenia & Allamanda bushes, Amaryllis, Canna, Stag Horn Ferns, Hibiscus, giant white Birds of Paradise...& more.
Freebie: our entire orchid collection
FOR THE MAN OF THE HOUSE: A garage/workshop (16x24) with electric and exterior slop sink, 3 covered parking bays and a workshop/storage building (16x16)
Archived in January, 2013