1906 – Monticello, FL – $149,900

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Added to OHD on 1/10/19   -   Last OHD Update: 1/10/19   -   21 Comments
825 S Waukeenah St, Monticello, FL 32344

Map: Street

Price

$149,900

Beds

5

Baths

3

SqFt

3928

Acres

0.7

A steal at less than $40/sq. ft., this stunning 4000 sq. ft. 1906 beauty is located in the heart of historic Monticello, on a uniquely private lot. An ideal set-up for a future Bed and Breakfast, or for that special person(s) looking to restore a historical gem to it's full glory. Features include a stone exterior, hardwood floors throughout, (5) fireplaces, a kitchen on each floor, an enclosed back porch shower room, a screened front porch, and a circle drive with porte cochere. Showings By Appointment Only - Please Call Listing Agent to Schedule. The adjoining, vacant lot is available to purchase.
Contact Information
Brenna Kelly, Kelly & Kelly Properties
(850) 997-5516
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21 Comments on 1906 – Monticello, FL – $149,900

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  1. AvatarKaren I says: 186 comments

    Hey, wait a minute! I live in Clearwater. I could move to Monticello (up by Tallahassee). Oh, and there’s a Piggly Wiggly just down the street! Can you believe the taxes on the place are just a little over $1,000/yr!

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  2. Avatarjulie A. says: 148 comments
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    1914 foursquare farmhouse
    New Germany, MN

    Move those appliances from the porch into the kitchen stat!! looks like a pretty sweet place with a little tlc!

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    • KittysocksKYKittysocksKY says: 71 comments
      Murray, KY

      I think this is a “summer kitchen” for use in canning, making preserves etc. Theoretically cooler, but being from Florida originally, I don’t think it was that much cooler.

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  3. AvatarRitaB says: 123 comments

    Monticello is a nice little town. There are quite a few nice older homes there, many of them on this same street. Public schools rank low in this poor county. Near enough to Tallahassee if it’s too quiet for you. Prices are low for Florida. I don’t think a house has sold for over $160k in Monticello in this decade so this one may come down eventually. So much space in this one with potential. I assume it was maybe originally a center hall and they’ve removed the walls to make that one big room??

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  4. AvatarJennifer HT says: 801 comments
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    Anthem, AZ

    This place is wildly interesting. Some rooms look untouched and almost neglected like it was abandoned, and other rooms look fine. So intriguing.

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  5. RossRoss says: 2370 comments
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    1894 QueenAnneFreeClassic
    Emporia, KS

    This house is F A S C I N A T I N G !

    I would but VERY gently restore it, making sure not to erase the evocative patina of time.

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    • AvatarJennifer HT says: 801 comments
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      Anthem, AZ

      Patina is the word I almost used, but for some reason was hung up on whether it was wear or dust or whatever. I think patina when looking at old cars too!

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    • Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 507 comments
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      1875 Victorian Farmhouse
      Lancaster, PA,

      Yes, a good example of my favorite condition, lived in and un-self consciously home over the generations.

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  6. Avatardkzody says: 279 comments

    Like a house from last week’s offerings, this one gives me the feel of shabby chic. It’s a very livable house.with the feeling of comfort.

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  7. KittysocksKYKittysocksKY says: 71 comments
    Murray, KY

    Love this house so much.

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  8. AvatarBethany otto says: 2513 comments
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    Escondido, CA

    The only time I am ever tempted to move to Florida, ever, is when I see places like this on OHD!

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  9. JimHJimH says: 3999 comments
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    Concrete was thought to be the building material of the future around 1900, and this house of rusticated concrete block was probably the envy of the neighborhood when built. Impressive house!

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  10. AvatarCarolyn says: 241 comments
    Grand Rapids, MI

    I am completely enamored with this place! I keep coming back to it over and over. Even though Florida isn’t on my list I have a lot of family down there and can just picture big holiday get togethers in this house. I want!!!!!!!

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  11. AvatarClund says: 147 comments

    This is such an interesting house. I like the feeling it creates. Needs some work for sure, but I don’t know that I’d want it polished until it looked new. I generally don’t pay much attention to the furnishing/decorations in a house because I have my own ideas, but the furniture here really works. It reminds me of an elderly couple I use to see years ago. They were impeccably dressed, though in dated, but expensive clothes. They were handsome people even in their advanced age, you could tell they had both been quite attractive in their youth. This house, and its furniture give me that same feel. I’m smitten.

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  12. samsara313samsara313 says: 124 comments
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    Carpentersville, IL

    This area could be our Old House Community as well as Danville VA… on Realtor.com I found several homes that many of us would covet!
    Unfortunately I dunno how to post them here but if you go to the website and search the 20 miles around Monticello I think you’re gonna be delighted! There’s one at 417 N Court St in Quitman that is quite interesting!

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  13. AvatarJeanne Smith says: 58 comments

    Such a beauty. I think will will dream of this house tonight.I hope somebody will gently restore this beauty.

  14. FergusFergus says: 267 comments
    1420 Perpendicular Gothic

    Looking at the build date and the exterior I wasn’t sure what to expect from the interior. However what we find is a very pleasant surprise indeed, as has been said previously I think it really only needs some gentle treatments and a bit of gardening to make it truly special.

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  15. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9787 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    New agent and photos. Updated and moved to front page, comments above may be older.

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  16. AvatarCarolyn says: 241 comments
    Grand Rapids, MI

    I saved this one to my desktop and go back and look at it ever so often. I want it so bad I ache!

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  17. Avatarkdar says: 83 comments

    Love the exterior being slowly reclaimed by nature. My first thought was of something you might come upon in the Amazon.

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    • AvatarRitaB says: 123 comments

      That’s exactly Florida for you. Nature is ready and waiting. We have plants that will grow several feet a day in the rainy months. I see it in my own yard. A constant waging of war against usurper plants.

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