54 Plateau Ave, DeFuniak Springs, FL


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**Listed Below the Recently Completed Appraisal Value** This Once-in-a-Lifetime Stunning ''Lady Anne'' Folk Victorian Home is located just 1 block down from the famous Lake DeFuniak in the Historic Downtown District of DeFuniak Springs, Florida! As one of the oldest homes, this home has a unique chain of ownership dating back to 1885 and has been lovingly restored over the years, with exquisite attention to the smallest of details using both original materials and period architectural salvage. The exterior of the home featuring iconic Gingerbread Molding and other Victorian elements has been recently painted and restored! As you arrive at the home, you are welcomed by the full covered front Veranda that is perfect to enjoy an evening relaxing and talking to neighbors strolling by.This home has easy access to 3 surrounding playground areas and tennis courts and many community events year-round are just down at the lake 1 block away! You can safely Golf cart to Restaurant and Shopping down the street, the restored Chautauqua Assembly Hall and more! Another wonderful Bonus is that you are ONLY 30 minutes away from the lively 30A area and the world-renowned Emerald Coast Beaches! The large Living Room features Stacked Molding around the Trey ceiling and plenty of room to watch TV or read a book over by the Focal wall with built in bookshelves and storage cabinets! The Fireside Dining Room stands out with its Grand Staircase, Gorgeous Tin Ceiling and heavy Trim throughout! One of the best rooms in this house (although I can't really choose because they all are!) is the completely Renovated Kitchen. The Incredible antique ''Wood Cobble'' kitchen floors are the perfect base for the New Custom Cabinets, Stainless Steel appliances with Gas Range/Vent Hood, Granite Counters, River Rock Stone backsplash and Stained-Glass Window with views of the Back yard. The Main floor is finished off by a nice size Laundry room with Laundry Shoot and lots of storage plus a delightful Powder Room with an original door. Most of the floors in the home are original Heart of Pine that are perfectly maintained and refinished! As you ascend the nicely refinished Grand staircase upstairs, take note of all the amazing Trim details and a resting bench with little picture window and beautiful chandeliers! At the top of the stairs is the "Sleeping Porch" which is a multifunctional room that could be used as an Office, Den, or another Sleeping area! There are 3 Wonderful bedrooms that feature details such as Pocket Doors, Transom Windows, Tongue and Groove Ceilings, Glass Door knobs, and Custom Window Shutters and Cornice Boxes. The Owner's Suite has a delightful Shaded Porch that is perfect for morning coffee and Views of Lake DeFuniak. The Renovated bathroom features Stone and Marble, Antique Salvage Glass door Cabinets and Functioning Transom Window above the Pocket door. Even the outdoor living has been Remodeled and Expanded to provide many options for entertaining and relaxing. There are 2 large screen porches that you can enjoy for outdoor dining, watching weekend football and more! Additionally, there is a plenty of uncovered Deck space out back for Grilling and hanging out with more privacy. There is even a Putting Green featured in the newspaper plus so much more room for additional customization, expansion, maybe a pool?!There is an attached covered Carport for easy access into the home and a bonus detached Garage for parking your car, Golf cart, lawn equipment, storage and other toys! This home is on a double lot that is approximately .5 acres so there is plenty of space to bring your RV or Boat too! Over the last 5-10 years, Owners have taken care to make sure plumbing, insulation and electrical was replaced. There is new HVAC and Many windows have been replaced. There is simply no other home that compares. Words nor pictures can adequately describe! Past ownership had Architectural plans for a downstairs bedroom/bath drawn up. If you Love history, the DeFuniak Springs area has so much to offer! The New York Chautauqua movement helped establish this area as a vacation destination for families in the north; and did you know Lake DeFuniak is one of two perfectly round spring-fed Lakes! The Charm and Loveliness of this home is waiting for you!

Legal Description


Features of 54 Plateau Ave

MLS® # 936995
Price $675,000
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2.00
Full Baths 1
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 2,013
Acres 0.51
Year Built 1885
Type Detached Single Family
Sub-Type Detached Single Family
Style Victorian
Status Active

Community Information

Address 54 Plateau Ave
Area North Walton County
City DeFuniak Springs
State FL
Zip Code 32435


Utilities Electric Available, Gas - Natural, Public Sewer Available, Public Water Available, TV Cable Available
Parking Spaces 1
Parking Carport: Attached, Garage, Boat, Detached, Garage: Detached, Golf Cart: Covered, RV, Carport, Covered
# of Garages 1
Is Waterfront No
Water View Lake
Has Pool No
Pool Community, Private


Interior Features Ceiling Crwn Molding, Ceiling Raised, Ceiling Tray/Cofferd, Fireplace, Fireplace Gas, Floor Hardwood, Kitchen Island, Lighting Recessed, Newly Painted, Plantation Shutters, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Built-In Bookcases, Floor Marble, Renovated, Walls Wainscoting
Appliances Cooktop, Dishwasher, Microwave, Oven:Self Cleaning, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Refrigerator W/Ice Maker, Stove/Oven Dual Fuel, Stove/Oven Gas
Heating Heat: Central Electric
Cooling A/C: Central Electric, Ceiling Fans
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Fireplace, Fireplace Gas
# of Stories 2
Has Basement No


Exterior Frame, Roof Metal, Foundation Off Grade, Siding Wood
Exterior Features Balcony, Columns, Deck Covered, Deck Open, Fenced Back Yard, Fenced Privacy, Patio Open, Pavillion/Gazebo, Porch Screened, Renovated, Deck Enclosed
Lot Description Sidewalk, Within 1/2 Mile Of Water, Corner, Level, Survey Available
Roof Roof Metal
Construction Frame
Foundation Foundation Off Grade

School Information

Elementary West Defuniak

Additional Information

Zoning Residential Single Family, City, Historical
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees 0.00

Listing Details

OfficeKeller Williams Realty Navarre

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(850) 325-0004

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