Once in a lifetime opportunity to own a U.S. Historic Landmark & one of the most striking homes in Central Florida. Custom built in 1886 for William H. Gleason, LT. Governor of Florida & founder of Eau Gallie. The picturesque home sits on a spacious corner lot on quiet Pineapple Avenue directly across from the Indian River. Zoned for commercial or residential use with no rental restrictions in the top-rated & highly accredited Eau Gallie Arts District. Whimsy, grandiose, & charm drips from every intricately placed detail. Distinctive Queen Anne architecture with gingerbread trim, wrap around porch, sky-high turret & garden pergola all framed by a white picket fence. 3-stories of original hardwood flooring, new hurricane impact windows, & an operable cage elevator to move throughout. The ground floor showcases a grand foyer, wood-burning fireplace, & an original chandelier. The classic Chef’s kitchen features a spacious Butler’s Pantry – perfect for caterers to move in & out. The 2nd floor is composed of the master suite with attached dressing room, Jack & Jill bedrooms, & a stunning bathroom with the original garden tub. The 2nd floor study exits to a balcony nestled amongst the live oak trees, designed as a ‘Sleeping Porch’ for the peaceful river breeze. The 3rd floor is delightful & dreamy with easy access to the tower & roof. Coquina-built detached ‘Carriage House’ can be used as a 3 car garage & stores the equipment for the estate. The current owners have meticulously preserved the integrity & charm of the home while adding modern comforts & fantastic upgrades. Schedule a private tour of the William H. Gleason House to explore a timeless piece of U.S. history & please see documents for a full list of features.
|Address:||1736 Pineapple Avenue|
|Lot Square Feet:||0.420 acres|