Own a part of Beach Park and Tampa Bay history – “Villa Serena”. A gorgeous 1925 Mediterranean Revival home showcasing 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, powder room, bonus room (could be 5th bedroom), attached two car garage and amazing outdoor entertaining area with covered and screened lanai, SALTWATER HEATED POOL & SPA. The moment you approach the charming garden entry you will appreciate the monument entry columns, elegant coach lights, historical designation medallion and mature landscaping. Step up the front entry and you will be greeted by a solid “speak easy” custom mahogany arched door, classic period accent tile & planters and an array of surrounding architectural detail. A welcoming foyer with chandelier and glistening hardwood floors opens to an expansive historical formal living/family room showcasing plantation shutters, decorative fireplace and stunning chandeliers complimenting this historical gem. The kitchen boasts solid wood cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, original 1925 drybar/display curio, direct patio access and original swing door leading to a private formal dining room (ideal as a home office). Adjacent to the kitchen is a large laundry closet with custom barn doors and storage. Additionally, off the foyer area is an beautifully updated powder room tucked under the stars. A large addition was added to the main floor in 1994 offering an oversized family room/den area with direct pool access as well as a sumptuous master bedroom with updated en-suite master bath, large walk-in closet, volume ceilings and an abundance of natural light. Looking for even more space ? The 1994 addition was thoughtfully added with extensive footers to support a further second story addition. Upstairs offers three good sized secondary bedrooms (two with Romeo and Juliet balconies), a bonus room (could be 5th bedroom) and delightful reading nook. The exterior boasts and an extensive amount of entertaining space with large fenced yard, several unique patio spaces and deck areas, large pool and spa. A large two car garage offers plenty of storage space, upgraded epoxy flooring, high ceilings and additional driveway space for at least three more vehicles. Ideally situated close to International Plaza, Westshore Mall, I275, Veterans Expressway and all the restaurants, bars and stores in South Tampa. Check out the 3D Matterport walking Tour, Floorplan sketch available. Just some of the updates /upgrades include updated plumbing and electrical, re-surfaced pool & spa, brick paved patio, travertine paved pool deck, copper gutters routed to French drain, re-finished and original hardwood floors, Roof installed 2006 and recoated in 2021 with Blackjack Eterna Kote Silicone Coating, HVAC units 2013 and 2014, Pool Heater 2016, Pool Pump 2020, Hotwater Heaters 2020 and 2017, Exterior Paint 2020, Interior Paint 2018-2021. All windows fully restored to historical preservation standards in 2016 and Hurricane Shutters.
Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL.
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