132 MARINE, St Augustine, Florida 32084 MLS 1255587For sale
132 MARINE, St Augustine, Florida 32084
*SEE VIDEO under ‘Facts & Features’ & Virtual Tour.* Marine St is regarded as one of the most enchanting locations in all of St Augustine, and 132 Marine delivers the very best blend of authentic charm with modern upgraded living. This highly elevated newer 2006 build stands like a classical fortress providing quality on every level. From original stained glass windows dating back to the 1800s, to some beautiful nostalgic nods to the past, including artifacts that were discovered upon excavating for the build, this beloved property offers a masterfully refreshed floor plan while simultaneously honoring the deep historical basis of the geographic area. From the welcoming front portico, one enters the foyer and open living space which displays a blend of Olde Florida and Victorian influence with the thick trim, wooden floors & antique stained windows framing the hearth. The kitchen envelops the dining area with custom cabinetry & shelving, a gas range & helpful central location.The downstairs office (or non conforming 4th bedroom) has more built ins, pocket doors for privacy, private access to the first floor full bath & a separate door to the outdoors. Beyond the hall is a showstopping enormous family room/den with tons of breathable space, another custom kitchen bar area, fireplace, generous storage room (which could fit a twin bed!) & yet another access point to the outdoors. The pathway to the second floor is paved with Karastan carpet while another stained glass window draws the eye up and bathes one in comfort and color. The Master bedroom suite has a cathedral ceiling, striking windows inviting light, more stained glass accents, several closets and a luxe feeling bath with a safe walk in shower. 2 other second floor bedrooms share a full hall bath across from the laundry closet. Both rooms have built in desks & cottage charm. The exterior of the property includes several cozy nooks including a front screened porch perfect for watching horse and carriage passengers, a back patio with firepit and full green space backyard with a privacy hedge & room for gardening. There is even an air conditioned bonus workshop studio shed at the base of the stairwell from the Den to the backyard. Carport is conveniently located near an entryway. Location on Marine St is perfect for accessing downtown events, parades, restaurants, churches & famous landmarks while maintaining a sense of privacy and exclusivity. There is even an optional Old City South Neighborhood Association for social & informational purposes. Current owners have taken exceptional care of the home. Roof replaced 7/25/23! Original painted portrait of home & plaque with historical artifacts convey. 3 total parking spots in driveway. 7 Day Minimum rental requirements per City Zoning.