751 E Edgewood Drive Lakeland, FL 33803
Under contract-accepting backup offers. What a special opportunity to own a piece of history in the heart of Lakeland! This charming cottage-style 1925 home is situated on a .45 acre “double lot” near Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern College and Downtown. The main home is comprised of 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an updated kitchen, large living and dining areas, and a huge covered back porch. There is a detached garage, providing plenty of space for parking, workshop and storage, as well as an upstairs suite offering endless opportunities to suit your needs! The inviting exterior with stately, Tudor-style architectural features, crisp paint, and lush, well-manicured landscaping highlighted by gorgeous lighting is incredibly appealing, collectively creating excellent curb appeal. Pride of ownership shines inside and out, with a balanced and intentional blend of styles - classic and cool, mixed with traditional and transitional. There have been only two owners of this home, which was the first on Edgewood Drive! Quintessential decorative details such as solid wood floors, arched walkways, antique fixtures, and original door handles will leave you delighted and intrigued as you explore this one-of-a-kind property. A welcoming living room featuring a wood-burning brick fireplace, exposed wood ceiling beams, and large windows makes a great first impression. Additional living space is provided in the spacious family room with built-ins and a supplemental seating area, as well as on the oversized and covered screen porch with cement poured floors and wood-plank ceilings. The dining room is just waiting for you to host your first dinner party, rich with conversation and delightful food prepared in your dream kitchen! Natural light shines onto the bench seating dinette area, illuminating the gorgeous kitchen finishes, such as granite countertops and stylish white cabinetry. Style meets function with upgrades that include under-mount lighting to highlight the subway tile backsplash, smudge-proof stainless-steel appliances, an ice maker, and a natural gas stove. From the kitchen, there is overflow pantry space and easy access to the laundry room (with chute from upstairs and washer/dryer included!), as well as a convenient enclosed porch that leads to the driveway, making it a breeze to bring in your groceries. There is also a half bathroom downstairs, perfect for guests. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The bathrooms have been tastefully updated, and the bedrooms are beautiful with hardwood floors. You will love the large master bedroom, boasting a nice en-suite bathroom, gas fireplace, two closets, and even space for a desk or seating. There are additional closets upstairs for extra storage, as well. Ample green space and mature landscaping provide a wonderful outdoor area for gardening, entertainment, and play. The upstairs space in the detached garage could also be a potential home office, apartment, or studio. In so many ways, this property provides incredible opportunities. It has a remarkable and notable presence, as well. Likewise, its central location provides convenience to enjoy the many local amenities that make Lakeland such a great place to live, plus easy access to everything that Central Florida has to offer!
|2 weeks ago||Listing updated with changes from the MLS|
|2 weeks ago||Status changed to Pending|
|4 weeks ago||Listing first seen online|