135 MARINE ST, St Augustine, Florida 32084

List Price
Single Family Residential
St. Johns
St Augustine
City Of St Augustine
Living Area
Lot Range
Less than .25 Acre

Property Description

Located within walking distance to everything in Historic St. Augustine, this home provides gracious living on the water. From historic doors once owned by Aristotle Onassis to iron Koi stair posts from Betsy Roosevelt Whitney, this home is filled with delightful surprises. Offered fully furnished (except artwork), the thoughtfully planned design is evident throughout. The kitchen is a culinary masterpiece, planned for chefs who really love to cook. Right off the kitchen is a Kalamazoo Grill, allowing for gas, wood & charcoal grilling. The features of this home include 11.9' Elevation, Control 4 Lighting/AV system, wine cellar, solar system, generator, elevator, heated pool, low-profile lifting dock, garage apartment and much more. (Main home is 4,972 SF under air, Guest apt is 720 SF.) Features and FAQs on 135 Marine St, St Augustine, FL Architectural Specialty Features and History Den Doors Purchased at Demolition Depot and Irreplaceable Artifacts, NYC Two sets of doors, designed and created by Renzo Mongiardino for the NYC apartment of Aristotle Onasis. One set is bullet proof. Mongiardino was one of the most sought after interior designers of the jet society in the 1960's and 1970's, creating sumptuous classic interiors for clients including Marie-Helene and Guy de Rothschild, Gianni Versace, Lee Radziwell, and Valentino Garavani. The panels in the coffered ceiling were created following the same design and executed by C&F designs Co. Koi Stair Posts Also purchased at Demolition Depot and Irreplaceable Artifacts, NYC. These iron Koi came from the estate of Betsy Roosevelt Whitney and John Hay Whitney. Betsy was one of the famous Cushing sisters. They were like movie stars, setting trends and fashions, leading glamorous lives. Their marriages catapulted them into a world of wealth and power. Betsy married James Roosevelt and as FDR's daughter-in-law, became his unofficial hostess at the White House. When her marriage to Jimmy Roosevelt ended she became Mrs. Whitney, one of the richest women in the world. It was conveyed to the owners, that Mrs. Whitney loved these koi so much that she had them pulled out of one of her previous homes to be installed in the home she was residing in. (some info taken from "The Sisters" by David Grafton) Ex Nihilo Working Model (Den sculpture) Dimensions: 61″ x 83 1/2″ x 11″ Medium: Cast Marble "Ex Nihilo" means "Out of Nothing" it was created by the great sculptor Frederick Hart. The original is in the typanum over the central doors in the west facade of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. It depicts God's creation of mankind (four men, four women) out of nothingness. Ex Nihilo, working model, is one third the size of the full-scale stone sculpture This Ex Nihilo Working Model is the edition numbered 55/65. (#41/65 is currently on 1st dibs for $98,000) The master door This 1930's Spanish revival style door was originally was from Buenos Aires and incorporated into the design The wine cellar Art Deco door was a 1930s door from an old bank in NYC. The elevator indicator is from 1900 and is cast iron and brass was also from NYC Construction Features 9.8 Kw EnPhase Solar System with 40 panels resulting in electric bills of $220 average per month Control4 AV and Lighting System throughout 28kWh, 522 AmpHr simpliphi Lithium Battery backup and Generac Generator (Model: G0070422 22 KW (92A)) 11.9' Elevation Heated, salt water pool with hot tub, waterfall feature and tanning ledge #20k Low Profile Dock and separate floating dock Kalamazoo Gas, Wood and Charcoal Grill 4 AC units Water Softener Block first floor construction 2016 Bulkhead Trex-type decking Metal Roofs Copper downspouts Hurricane impact windows and doors Rhino flooring and Garage Living Cabinets in the garage Low maintenance landscaping and hardscaping with irrigation Breakfast bar garage Sub-Zero glass front Refrigerator, Wolf Range and Pot-Filler Faucet Elevator Gas hot water Instahot, hot water heaters Fully Furnished (outside of artwork, two furniture pieces in the studio and two table lamps) Fully fenced Large Parcel Drop Box Main House is 4,972 SF under air Apartment is 720 SF under air 2 Car Garage and room for at least 6 more in the driveway

Additional Information

Year Built
Lot Description
High & Dry, Other Water View, Regular Lot, Water Access
Waterfront Description
Intracoastal, Tidal
Interior Features
Built-in-Bookshelves, Ceiling 8+ Ft., Elevator, French Door(s), Furnished, Storm Doors, Vaulted/Cathedral Ceiling, Walk-in-Closet(s), Wood Floors
Kitchen Features
Breakfast Bar, Food Prep Island, Pantry - Walk in
Beds Detail
Dining Detail
Eating Space-Kitchen
Baths Detail
Owner BathTub Separate Shower
Emergency Generator, Sewer - Public, Water - Public
Major Appliances
Dishwasher, Dryer, Ice Maker Stand Alone, Ice Maker-Refrigerator, Range Gas, Refrigerator, Washer
Central Heating
Central Cooling
Exterior Features
Boatlift, Dock/Pier, Landscape Lighting, Patio - Covered, Patio - Open, Porch - Front, Sprinkler System, Summer Kitchen
Heated Pool, Hot Tub / Spa, Pool - In Ground
Fenced Front & Rear, Fenced Rear, Wrought Iron
Detached Garage, Driveway, Oversize Garage/Storage

Listing courtesy of eXp REALTY LLC.

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