Heated Area: 2,284 sqft
Year Built: 1925
Property Style: Single Family Residence
PRICE JUST REDUCED! This historic 1925 home is ready to welcome you with all its charm & hospitality! Located in the long established neighborhood of Hillcrest Manor, this house has definitely stood the test of time; they don't build them like this anymore! Boasting an over-sized lot of almost half an acre, the property is graced by mature trees & has an orange grove as a backyard neighbor. At the front entrance, the porch & its swing are an open invitation to relax & unwind, & as you enter the home, you will appreciate its long standing beauty. With its high ceilings, gorgeous staircase, original hardwood floors (recently polished), a wood burning brick fireplace, & large windows that welcome natural light, the atmosphere is a perfect blend of elegance & warmth. The cozy living room has recessed lighting, a small bar area, & connects to an additional, separate sitting area. Vintage, arched windows are a lovely focal point of the dining room, which is adjacent to the large kitchen for ease of serving meals. In the kitchen, you'll find stainless steel appliances, new quartz countertops, & freshly painted cabinetry with updated hardware. Just off the kitchen, is a half bath (recently updated) & a convenient indoor laundry room, equipped with a large storage closet. The remaining first floor room (w/walk-in closet) could be used as an office, den, or fourth bedroom. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms with plenty of great closet space! The middle bedroom has a newly added & beautifully appointed en suite bathroom & the hall bathroom has also been recently updated. The many windows of the second story offer wonderful bird’s eye views of the surrounding landscape & the multiple covered porch areas provide great outdoor areas to enjoy fresh air & company, rain or shine. A small basement houses the main electrical panel, water heater, & air handler. The carriage house can be used as a workshop/storage area & the connected two-car carport has a covered walkway leading to the house. The backyard is fenced, has plenty of space for a variety of activities & an outdoor fire pit to enjoy with family & friends. The current owner has made numerous significant investments in renovations & upgrades to the property, but an unexpected life event has resulted in the need to relocate closer to family. Due to these circumstances, SELLER IS MOTIVATED, making this your opportunity to own a piece of Babson Park history! Most of the furnishings and decorations are included in the sale. If you're looking to take refuge from the stress of larger cities, but still be close enough when you want or need to visit them, you can’t find a better small town than Babson Park. Local elementary, junior, & senior high schools, as well as Webber International University, are just minutes away, & your normal shopping, medical, & business needs can be accomplished with a short 10-15 minute drive. The area also offers numerous recreation opportunities to enjoy nature with its many lakes, wildlife preserve, forestry lands, hiking trails, parks, & beautiful Bok Tower Gardens. If you want to make day trips to Disney World or Busch Gardens, need an international airport, unlimited shopping options, or an exciting evening out for fine dining & entertainment, you're only ninety minutes from Orlando or Tampa. Schedule a private showing today & see for yourself why Babson Park is a hidden gem of a town & an amazing place to call home!
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