LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!
This property is located on the beautiful St. Johns River in the Hamlet of Welaka.
The area is known as the "Bass Capital of the World" and "The real Florida". The area is a birder's and fisherman's paradise with abundant wildlife and peaceful tranquility.This waterfront home is on a 200' wide lagoon at the end of a 60' wide canal that is ideal for a large boat. Property has a 59' bulkhead.
The development of Sportsman's Harbor is on a peninsula surrounded by pristine wilderness areas, including Ocala National Forest. You can join the Community Club for social activities with your neighbors, or rent the well equipped club house for entertaining large crowds. Welaka has several public parks with tennis and hand ball courts, and a golf course nearby.
Welaka is centrally located for visiting larger cities and tourist sights. It is one hour to Jacksonville, 45 minutes to St. Augustine and beaches. It is 1 1/2 hours to Orlando, Kennedy Space Center, or Gainesville. Boaters will delight in cruising to the gorgeous crystal clear springs to snorkel or see manatees. Explore the historic Ocklawaha River off Little Lake George. If your family loves sea food, you can feast on fish, blue crabs and shrimp in season. Living here is truly a "catch of the day" lifestyle.
Pick fresh fruits from your yard and grow your own vegetables and herbs in the well prepared garden soil. Cut the beautiful fragrant roses for your table. End your day relaxing on your porch overlooking the water and beautiful sunsets, as the aroma of jasmine fills the air. All is peaceful.
ABOUT THE HOUSE
This house was built in December 2002 and completed in March 2003. It is a top of the line series manufactured by Skyline Corporation to hurricane specifications.It is U.L. certified for the Federal safety standards, and installed using a patented poured concrete method.
The owners customized the design and added many special features. There are two split bedroom and bath suites and the den could be made into the third bedroom. A vaulted ceiling thoughout the house adds a feeling of spaciousness. There is also, added shelving in the closets and a custom built pantry features ten slide out grid drawers. The laundry closet also provides extra storage shelves. A taller vanity cabinet and door to the porch were designed for the master bath; a great feature for access to the bath from swimming or gardening.
OTHER CUSTOM UPGRADES INCLUDE:
* Drywall plastered walls with a Spanish lace textured finish
* All panel doors
* Danish wood laminate floating flooring (except kitchen and bath)
* Additional electric outlets in the kitchen, baths, porch and at the computer
* Ceiling fans in all rooms and two on the screened porch
* Refrigerator has ice and water dispenser in the door
* Double sinks in the kitchen are extra deep with 2 dummy drawers beneath
* Automatic soap dispenser and slide out drawer for trash can
* Shop and storage addition (16'x9') has electric power with a/c unit
* 7'x3 1/2' garden shed
* Outdoor sink and park model charcoal grill