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8511 E Orange Avenue, Floral City, FL 34436
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  • MLS#: 2223447 ( Single Family )
  • Street Address: 8511 E Orange Avenue
  • Viewed: 984
  • Price: $329,000
  • Price sqft: $238
  • Waterfront: No
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Bldg sqft: 1380
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Total Baths: 1
  • Full Baths: 1
  • Days On Market: 97
  • Additional Information
  • Geolocation: 28.7504 / -82.293
  • County: CITRUS
  • City: Floral City
  • Zipcode: 34436
  • Subdivision: Not In Hernando
  • Elementary School: Not Zoned for Hernando
  • Middle School: Not Zoned for Hernando
  • High School: Not Zoned for Hernando
  • Provided by: BHHS Florida Properties
  • Hernando County, FL MLS
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  • Description
    Rare opportunity to own a meticulously maintained early 1900's era Old Florida Cracker Home. This home is a nationally registered historic home that is showcased each year in the parade of homes during the Floral City Heritage Days Festival and is referred to as the ''Morris Home'' after the original owner, former Citrus County Sheriff Mr. Frank Morris, who lived in the home until 1918. All of the history of the home including copies of the deeds to every previous owner will be provided to the buyers.This home is located in the heart of Floral City on the majestic hundred year old live oak lined Orange Avenue reminiscent of the old south. Only an hour drive to both Tampa and Orlando and located one block from paved bike trail, museum, art gallery, hardware store, restaurant and 1/2 mile from the public boat ramp to beautiful 19,000 acre Tsala Apopka Chain of Lakes, which is a paradise for both anglers and watersport enthusiasts.The home features the original and beautiful mahogany stained heart of pine floors in the living areas, dining room and bedrooms with original 7'' baseboards, extra wide window trim and boasts 10' ceilings. Bedroom closets have cedar lined walls. Kitchen renovated in 2021 to include chiseled cut granite counter tops, stone backsplash, breathtaking and unique wood look flooring. The hero of the kitchen is definitely the extra large window over the white cast iron sink providing a complete view of the lusciously landscaped backyard with birds enjoying the feeders and birdbaths. Hallway and bedrooms showcase the original beadboard walls and ceilings. Original interior doors with the original hardware that truly reflect the timeless beauty of the home. Two wood burning fireplaces (one in the living room and one in the dining room). Updated bathroom with walk in shower. Enjoy your large front porch with upgraded composite flooring that will never need replacing. New metal roof installed in 2014, paved driveway in 2021, new back porch in 2021. Four point inspection completed in 2021 as well for insurance purposes. Home has an updated electrical panel.Two car metal carport (32'L x 22'W) with shed outfitted with its own electrical panel, lighting and multiple electrical outlets perfect for a workshop or to store your tools and toys. Additionally, there's a wonderful studio building (she shed) with air conditioning, which is ideal for many hobbies and/or extra storage. There is also a potting shed at the rear corner of the backyard. This home truly reflects the pride of ownership and thoughtful preservation of this rare and historic jewel.
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