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1224 River Rd, Orange Park
Imagine waking up to sunrises over the panoramic St John's River or sipping cocktails on the upper balcony by moonlight. This 2 story classic hm sits across the street from River Rd ( property owns water rights so a dock can be built) on 3/4 acr nestled amidst citrus, myrtle & oak trees. Entrance is thru expansive covered patio in updated Fl style hm w/ 2 fireplaces and land title dating to 1881. Unique fl pln w/ Fm lv rm facing river,1st fl has 2nd master/suite and 3 br/2ba. Chefs kit w open views to expansive lv/dn rms w/ 2 story vaulted ceiling and lots of light. Entire 2nd fl is a 2 rm dream master suite with access to 2 full baths, mini kitchen and climate controlled storage plus full length balcony . Back yd has patio with room to put a pool and includes 720 sq ft guest cottageMore enhanced details about this house include that the kitchen is upgraded with granite counters and travertine tile floors, lots of cabinets, stainless steel appliances and storage. The library just off the kitchen has a charming working brick fireplace and walls of book shelves and could be a breakfast room. The large living room/ dining room has vaulted ceiling to the roof line and a view of the spacious back yard. There is a private bedroom suite with bath, which could be a 2nd master suite, just off this area and it has a private entrance from the outside. The covered front patio is where you'll spend so much time, back from the road but with a spectacular river view. Very private and spacious. Additional features include Automatic hurricane shutters,chair lift to 2nd floor, 3 zoned a/c, well water for sprinkler system, security system, two car garage has room for a small workshop. Also, talking more about the wonderful 720 sq ft guest house perfect for dual families, grown kids, studio, man cave, in-law suite,etc. This skylited studio apartment with ship lap walled mini kitchen and a full bath is an oasis. The main house has 5br/5/ba and the cottage has 1br/1 ba. They have riparian rights on the river so a dock would be allowed. This is one of prettiest streets in Jax area with Spanish moss hanging on huge live oak trees, fruit trees and a sidewalk along the river for miles of walking and viewing. This property alone has 16 mature satsuma orange trees, azalea trees galore, jasmine on the arbors and a huge gardenia tree. The home is part of the history of this sweet little town of Orange Park,( pop. 8705) and originally this whole area was an orange grove and hence the name Orange Park. The "Town of Orange Park" runs N/S for 4 miles from I 295 to the Dr. Lake bridge along the St Johns River. There is a monthly Farmers market, plus festivals, fairs, and lots of community participation. It is anywhere from 15 to 30 min to downtown Jax depending on traffic and 30 min from the beach.
- MLS® #983524
- Full Baths5
- Square Footage4,794
- Year Built1956
- Sub-TypeResidential - Single Family
- UtilitiesSewer - Public, Water - Public
- Parking Spaces2
- ParkingGarage Door Opener, Oversize Gar/Storage, Driveway, Detached Garage
- Is WaterfrontYes
- WaterfrontRiverfront, 6' + Dpth, No Fixed Bridges
- PoolNo Pool
- Exterior FeaturesPatio - Open, Porch - Front, Patio - Covered
- Lot DescriptionRiverview, Sidewalks, High & Dry
- RoofShingle Roof
- Days on Market13
- ZoningResidential, Single Family
- HOA Fees0.00
- HOA Fees Freq.N/A
- Address1224 River Rd
- Area133-north Orange Park
- SubdivisionOrange Park
- CityOrange Park
- Zip Code32073
- Interior FeaturesBuilt-in-Bookshelves, Ceiling 8+ Ft., Ceramic Tile, Laminate Floors, Tile Floors, Walk-in-Closet(s), Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Wood Floors, Vaulted/Cath. Ceil., Skylight(s), Floor Plugs
- AppliancesDishwasher, Disposer, Ice Maker-Refrgeratr, Microwave, Range Electric, Refrigerator, Washer/Dryer Connect
- HeatingCentral Heating
- CoolingCentral Cooling
- FireplacesFrplc-Fam Rm/Den/Gr, 2 or more Fireplaces
- # of Stories2
- ElementaryOrange Park
- HighOrange Park
- Listing Office:Re/max Specialist
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Listing information last updated on March 21st, 2019 at 3:53pm EDT.