2234 River RD, Jacksonville, Florida 32207

$5,750,000
7
BD
8
BA
8,257
SqFt
List Price
$5,750,000
MLS#
1177727
Status
ACTIVE
Type
Single Family Residential
Structure
Concrete, Slab
County
Duval
City
Jacksonville
Neighborhood
011-SAN MARCO
Subdivision
Better Homes
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
8
Half-baths
3
Living Area
8,257
Lot Range
1.1 to 2.5 Acres

Property Description

''Villa Alexandria'' known as The Carl S. Swisher Estate has been the home of current owner's for more than 30 years. Exemplifying the Spanish Eclectic or Mediterranean Revival style as well as an Italian Villa, it is filled with original and timeless features. Original tile flooring and exposed cypress trusses, decking and vigas. Situated on a high bluff capturing gorgeous St Johns River views from almost every room. The windows are mostly original cypress with roll down copper screens. In 1999 the owner's undertook a major renovation adding a large game room replicating the beams and cypress windows in other areas of home. The architects were recognized nationally and won an Historic Preservation award. The kitchen also completely renovated during this same period (See More Remarks offers custom cabinetry, breakfast bar, 2 built in refrigerators, separate freezer, gas stove, double ovens, walk in pantry + storage and room for large breakfast table. Enjoy relaxing in the Family Room/Library leading from kitchen & game room which also includes a fireplace. This room features a coffered ceiling & walls of built in shelving. Located off Formal Living Room is a Bar/Cigar Room featuring a custom designed bar w/carved lions (symbols of San Marco). Pottery sconces on the wall are original to the home. Step outside to the loggia on the coral floor also original to the home. Master Bedroom and 4 others are located on the 2nd floor. A guest suite and bath are conveniently located on first floor. Master Bedroom features 2 entrances, a fireplace and captivating views of St Johns River. The master bath was completely renovated offering a generously sized walk in closet with built ins. Leading from bath is an exercise room. A detached apartment including 7th bedroom & 5th bath is located over the garage. A beautiful courtyard, fountain and green house are visible from game room and covered walkway leading from garage... The outdoor terrace is the perfect place for entertaining or enjoying the beautiful sunsets. The pool is located on a lower terrace near the river. A walkway leading from Loggia to dock & river is original to the home... A rare opportunity to own a part of Jacksonville's history and this premier home in the highly sought after San Marco neighborhood.

Additional Information

Year Built
1929
Style
Spanish, Traditional
Hoa Freq
N/A
Lot Dimensions
148' (W) x 580'
Lot Description
Curb & Gutter, High & Dry, Irregular Lot, Riverview, Sidewalks, Terraced, Wooded
Waterfront Description
6' + Dpth, No Fixed Bridges, Riverfront
Interior Features
Built-in-Bookshelves, French Door(s), Tile Floors, Vaulted/Cathedral Ceiling, Walk-in-Closet(s), Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Wood Floors
Fireplace Description
2 or more Fireplaces, Fireplace-Bedroom, Fireplace-Family Room/Den/Gr, Fireplace-Living Rm, Mantle, Stone Fireplace, Wood Burning Fireplace
Kitchen Features
Breakfast Bar, Pantry - Walk in, Solid Surface Countertops
Beds Detail
1 Bedroom - Guest Suite, Apartment, Split Bedrooms
Dining Detail
Breakfast Room, Eating Space-Kitchen, Separate Dining Room
Baths Detail
Owner BathTub Separate Shower
Utilities
Cable - Available, Gas - Piped, Sewer - Public, Underground Utilities, Water - Public
Major Appliances
Cooktop Gas, Dishwasher, Disposer, Dryer, Freezer-Stand Alone, Range Gas, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Washer, Washer/Dryer Connection
Heating
Central Heating
Cooling
Central Cooling
Exterior Features
Boatlift, Bulkhead, Dock/Pier, Outside Lighting, Patio - Covered, Patio - Open, Sprinkler System, Yard Well & Pump
Pool
Pool - In Ground
Roof
Spanish Style Tile Roof
Fencing
6.1 - 10' Fence, Driveway Gate, Fenced Front & Rear, Wrought Iron
Parking
3+ Car Space, Attached Garage, Circular Drive, Courtyard Entry Garage, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Oversize Garage/Storage, Secured
Elementary School
Hendricks Avenue
Middle School
Alfred DuPont

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