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1910 Craftsman Bungalow
Fruitland Park, Florida 34731
1910 Restored Lakefront Bungalow
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|Heated Sq. Ft.||1,191|
|Unheated Sq. Ft.||640|
|Lot Size||85 x 211|
- Driveway - Paved
- Rear Deck
- Central air
- See below for more detailed description of restoration.
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RestorationBrand new improvements include roof, heat & A/C, energy star appliances, carpet & tile, kitchen cabinets, rain gutters, stucco, & vinyl double pane windows. Original details include a working fireplace, upstairs windows, bathroom plank walls, bead board ceilings, & staircase.
The bungalow has been finished throughout with historically accurate colors and textures. Details that were damaged have been recreated such as the original floor & door trim design, architectural braces, porch posts, soffits & gable.
and much moreIt is adorned with several antique lighting fixtures, new ceiling fans, plenty of closet and storage space with built ins, and a traditional covered front porch. The property has a multitude of adult plants and trees including crepe myrtle, palms, aloe, bougainvilleas, rosebushes, and many other flowering plants in beautiful rock gardens. This property is also home to a wide variety of colorful native birds that live in the towering cypress, pines and oaks throughout the property.
A huge newly resurfaced back deck overlooks the lake that was once the towns designated watering hole for the stage coaches at the turn of the century. This home is believed to be the first home built on lovely Dream Lake by the original Lake County Land Owners Association.
Although the neighborhood is quiet and rural, the local surroundings feature all of the big city perks with a multitude of franchise shops and restaurants, theaters and museums. Nearby amenities also include golfing, fishing, boating, hiking, and a public pool.
The local government is home to some of Florida’s A rated schools, the lowest crime rate, and the most caring folk in the county.
Archived in December, 2012