Quality and character abound in this beautiful 1918 Craftsman Bungalow. Located in NW Gainesville on .78 of an acre, this 6 bedroom, 4 bath home combines historic charm with the ideal location less than a mile to the University of Florida. As the original Beville Heights farmhouse, the Beville-Forster home has heart pine floors, picture moldings, generous-sized rooms and 9-foot ceilings. Situated in an Old Florida enclave with oaks and palms, the deep front porch opens to the foyer. To the right is a large Great Room with period fireplace which is adjacent to the Sun Room. To the left are the front bedroom and owner’s suite with fireplace and beautifully appointed bathroom. The oversized Dining Room with fireplace offers access to the deck, perfect for dining al fresco. The updated kitchen has a 1932 Magic Chef gas range, handmade tile countertops and built-ins. The rear of the home has a large downstairs suite or bonus room with bathroom, as well as, a two-level au pair or caretaker suite with kitchen and separate upstairs bedroom, both with private access from the hall. The back porch leads to a 2 car garage with upstairs studio, kitchen and bathroom. Lovely quatrefoil-shaped Koi pond.
Updated on September 21, 2021 at 12:43 pm