Price Adjustment!! Welcome to an enchanting Mediterranean revival masterpiece nestled within the prestigious community of Temple Terrace Estates. This exquisite historic residence exudes timeless charm and is set on a sprawling .27-acre lot adorned with mature fruit trees and captivating Natchez Crpe Myrtle Trees. Impeccably constructed in 1926 by the visionary architect Dwight James Baum, renowned for crafting the opulent Ca' d'Zan palace of John Ringling in Sarasota during the early 1920s. Step inside through the beautiful front entrance to be greeted by the allure of Saltillo tile entries, seamlessly transitioning into the original oak and hardwood pine floors gracing the main living areas and bedrooms. Indulge in the luxury of a thoughtfully designed split floorplan, providing a serene retreat with the master suite occupying the right wing, while two additional bedrooms await on the left. This exceptional home beckons you to move in effortlessly and relish in its timeless elegance. The heart of this remarkable home boasts an inviting dining and living room adorned with a functional fireplace, perfect for intimate gatherings. Open the French doors that grace the dining room and step out onto an expansive deck, commanding panoramic views of the generous, privately fenced rear yard. Adjacent to the dining room, discover a meticulously adorned walnut-toned kitchen with exquisitely matched granite counters. The kitchen also boasts a cozy breakfast nook, providing a tranquil space to enjoy a morning coffee. The master suite is a haven of relaxation, featuring a luminous ensuite bath with a walk-in travertine shower, glowing with natural light. The secondary bedrooms exude charm and offer ample space with their gracefully appointed cedar wood closets. They effortlessly access the hall bath, which showcases a restored oversized bathtub and shower, boasting original tile flooring. Beyond the main dwelling, revel in the convenience of a horseshoe driveway at the front of the property. Additionally, a detached 185-square-foot exterior building awaits, providing a versatile space ideal for a home office or studio. This building also features a laundry room equipped with the home's water softener system and tankless gas water heater. Other important upgrades include: a full yard irrigation system, updated hurricane-strength glass windows (2011), newly painted interior (2023), updated Electrical wiring in 2011, and a PTO Commercial grade roof installed in 2015! This home offers the perfect blend of natural beauty with stunning landscapes, neighborhood river views, and majestic oak trees. Its central location grants easy access to renowned beaches within an hour's drive and a short 30-minute journey to Tampa International Airport. Enjoy vibrant local amenities, including the prestigious Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club. Proximity to USF, Advent Hospital, the VA, Moffitt Cancer Center, and other medical facilities ensure the ultimate convenience. New homeowners receive a complimentary 3-month social membership to Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club for exceptional amenities and social opportunities. This remarkable residence boasts an array of fruit trees, including Jaboticaba, Pomegranate, Avocado, Pear, Mango, Starfruit, and Fig. Experience the enchantment of a home that seamlessly combines timeless elegance and modern amenities, offering an unparalleled living experience filled with natural splendor, history, and comfort.
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