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2234 River Rd

Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • $5,750,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 46 Days
  • MLS #: 1177727
UPDATED: 26 min ago
$5,750,000
  • 7
    BEDS
  • 1 to 2.5 Acres
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 3
    1/2 BATHS
  • 8,257
    SQFT
  • $696
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1929
County:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:

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 Remarksoffers 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.

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2234 River Rd Jacksonville, FL 32207

  • Price: $5,750,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 46 Days
  • Updated: 26 min ago
  • MLS #: 1177727
7
Beds
5
Baths
3
½ Baths
1 to 2.5 Acres
Acres
8,257
SQFT
$696
$/SQFT
1929
Built
Neighborhood:
San Marco
County:
Duval
Area:
01-Southside/Mandarin/Bartram
Elementary School:
Hendricks Avenue
Middle School:
Alfred Dupont
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 Remarksoffers 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.
Exterior Features

Approx Parcel Size 1.1 To 2.5 Acres Exterior Wall Stucco Fencing 6.1 - 10' FenceDriveway GateFenced Front & RearWrought Iron Lot Description Curb & GutterHigh & DryIrregular LotRiverviewSidewalksTerracedWooded Lot Location Suburban Misc Exterior BoatliftBulkheadDock/PierOutside LightingPatio - CoveredPatio - OpenSprinkler SystemYard Well & Pump Navigable To Ocean YN Yes Parking Facilities 3+ Car SpaceAttached GarageCircular DriveCourtyard Entry GarageDrivewayGarage Door OpenerOversize Garage/StorageSecured Pool Hot Tub Pool - In Ground Road Frontage 2 Lane RoadCity Street Road Surface Asphalt Road Roof Spanish Style Tile Roof Structure ConcreteSlab Style SpanishTraditional Waterfront Description 6' + DpthNo Fixed BridgesRiverfront Waterfront YN Yes

Interior Features

Additional Equipment Smoke DetectorWet Bar Additional Rooms BalconyBonus Room/Game RoomEntry Hall / FoyerFamily RoomFlorida RoomLaundry/Utility (Inside)Separate Living RoomStorage RoomWork Shop Addl Det Heat Sq Ft 602.00 Bath Owner Bathtub Separate Shower Bedrooms 1 Bedroom - Guest SuiteApartmentSplit Bedrooms Cooling Central Cooling Dining Breakfast RoomEating Space-KitchenSeparate Dining Room Energy Features Ceiling Fan(S)Heat Pump-AirZoned System Fireplace 2 Or More FireplacesFireplace-BedroomFireplace-Family Room/Den/GrFireplace-Living RmMantleStone FireplaceWood Burning Fireplace Heating Central Heating Interior Amenities Built-In-BookshelvesFrench Door(S)Tile FloorsVaulted/Cathedral CeilingWalk-In-Closet(S)Wall-To-Wall CarpetWood Floors Kitchen Breakfast BarPantry - Walk inSolid Surface Countertops Major Appliances Cooktop GasDishwasherDisposerDryerFreezer-Stand AloneRange GasRefrigeratorSelf Cleaning OvenWasherWasher/Dryer Connection Rooms Master Bedroom (2 Level River view wood burning fireplace) Bedroom 2 (2 Level Nursery/gym) Bedroom 3 (2 Level Door to balcony) Bedroom 4 (2 Level Door to balcony) Bedroom 5 (2 Level Joined with Jack & Jill bathroom) Bonus Room (1 Level Conservatory glass ceiling) Dining Room (1 Level Dining room with river view) Family Room (1 Level River view wood burning fireplace) Great Room (1 Level Billiard room wood burning fireplace) Kitchen (2 Level Kitchenette in Guest suite) Kit Water Heater Electric Water Heater

Property Features

All Bedrooms Conform Yes Association Fee 0.00 Association Fee Frequency N/A Association Fee YN No Cdd Fee 0.00 Cdd Fee YN No Condo Fee Frequency N/A Condo Fees 0 Country Usa Documents On File Photos On FileSurvey On File Gated Community No Historic Area No Legal Name Of Subdiv Better Homes Lot Size 148' (W) X 580' Mobile Mfg Home No New Construction YN No Occupancy Negotiable Possible Financing CashConventional Presently Zoned ResidentialSingle Family Property Attached YN No Property Type Single Family Residence Square Foot Source Tax Roll Utilities Cable - AvailableGas - PipedSewer - PublicUnderground UtilitiesWater - Public Waterfront Footage 148'

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