SPANISH BUNGALOW IN LAKE MORTON HISTORIC DISTRICT!
Enjoy life in the famous Lake Morton Historic District from your Spanish bungalow with an additional two-story apartment building behind it, just one block from Lake Morton, the Lakeland Public Library, and the Polk Museum Of Art. The property is also near downtown Lakeland.
This property has been featured in American Bungalow magazine. Originally built in 1917 by James Corley, build of Lakeland's first furniture store, it retains many original architectural details.
All plumbing and electrical has been updated in both buildings and upgraded to 200 amp service, unique to this area of Lakeland. The roof is new and the home features genuine Spanish clay barrel tile awnings, just as originally built.
Enter the home from the large screened front porch highlighted by the original terrazzo flooring and antique Hunter oil bath ceiling fan. Open the stained glass enhanced, original twin sidelight front door, and you are greeted to the formal living room that features original solid oak flooring, a gas fireplace, gorgeous built-ins and mantle, high ceilings with crown moldings, and a ceiling fan.
From the living room, enter the formal dining room through the original French doors. The dining room features original solid oak flooring, a beautiful antique chandelier, chair rail, crown molding, and high ceilings. This room is bright and perfect for entertaining.
The kitchen is one of the highlights of the house and has been impeccably updated. It features granite countertops, oak butcher-board coffee, and beverage counters, modern custom cabinets with lots of soft-close drawers and cabinets. Italian travertine and Mexican Talavera tiled backsplashes highlight the room. Also featured are the stainless steel French door refrigerator, dishwasher, gas range, and wine cooler. The large kitchen also has a stacked washer and dryer, exhaust fan, and ceiling fan. Note the exquisite high, decorative pressed-patter ceiling tiles and egg & dart crown molding.