This Circa 1884, three story home is a stunning example of a Victorian Queen Anne style home. It was designed by famed Newburyport, Massachusetts architect, Rufus Sargent and is believed to be the only example of his work in the southern USA. This unique 6,046 sq. ft. masterpiece is currently operated as the Grand Gables Inn B&B. It has 8 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. Many original features exist including 12 ft ceilings, a grand staircase, massive pocket doors, fireplaces in nearly every room, hardwood floors and trim, multiple clawfoot tubs and a sweeping veranda and a third-floor tower both with incredible views of the majestic St Johns River. There is even a hidden tunnel in the basement that use to connect to the St Johns River which is less than a block away. This magnificent home is walking/cycling distance from downtown Palatka, Ravine Gardens State Park and the city riverfront park/docks. Palatka is a 30-minute drive from St Augustine, 45-minute drive from Gainesville, an hour drive from Jacksonville and Daytona.
123 Dodge Street which is next door to 603 Emmett Street is also available for a combined price of $1,595,000.00.
Photos courtesy of Mark Krancer and Jim Bailey
Updated on July 31, 2023 at 6:33 pm