$5,750,000

2234 River Rd, Jacksonville, Florida

7

Beds

8

Baths

8,257

Square feet

''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.

Facts & Features

MLS® # 1177727
Price $5,750,000
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 8.00
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 3
Square Footage 8,257
Year Built 1929
Type Single Family Residence
Style Traditional, Spanish
Status Active

Community Information

Address 2234 River Rd
Area 011-san Marco
Subdivision San Marco
City Jacksonville
County DUVAL
State Florida
Zip Code 32207

Amenities

Utilities Cable - Available, Sewer - Public, Underground Util., Water - Public, Gas - Piped
Parking Spaces 3
Parking 3+ Car Space, Attached Garage, Courtyard Entry Gar, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Oversize Gar/Storage, Secured, Circular Drive
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Riverfront, 6' + Dpth, No Fixed Bridges
Has Pool Yes
Pool Pool - In Ground

Interior

Interior Features French Door(s), Tile Floors, Vaulted/Cath. Ceil., Walk-in-Closet(s), Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Wood Floors, Built-in-Bookshelves
Appliances Cooktop Gas, Dishwasher, Disposer, Dryer, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Washer, Washer/Dryer Connect, Range Gas, Freezer-Stand Alone
Heating Central Heating
Cooling Central Cooling
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Frplc-Fam Rm/Den/Gr, Mantle, Stone Fireplace, Wood Burning Frplc, Fireplace-Living Rm, Fireplace-Bedroom, 2 or more Fireplaces
# of Stories 2

Exterior

Exterior Stucco
Exterior Features Outside Lighting, Patio - Covered, Patio - Open, Sprinkler System, Yard Well & Pump, Dock/Pier, Bulkhead, Boatlift
Lot Description Curb & Gutter, High & Dry, Riverview, Sidewalks, Wooded, Irregular Lot, Terraced
Roof Spanish Sty. Tile Rf

School Information

Elementary Hendricks Avenue
Middle Alfred DuPont

Additional Information

Days on Market 42
Zoning Residential, Single Family
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No

Listing Details

OfficeBERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES FLORIDA NETWORK REALTY

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