c. 1900 – Monticello, FL

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194 Murmuring Creek Rd, Monticello, FL 32344

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  • $424,900
  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 1982 Sq Ft
  • 48.2 Ac.
Step back in time! Lovely home on over 48 acres~privacy and peace yet close to Tallahassee in historic Jefferson County~home is over 100 years young and has been lovingly renovated~rocking chair front porch~fenced and cross fenced~huge 2-car garage
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Renee Smawley, Steve C. Walker Realty
(850) 997-4061
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7 Comments on c. 1900 – Monticello, FL

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  1. BethanyBethany says: 3431 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    How totally lovely! Looks like it’s in north Florida which I understand is gorgeous, and the pictures certainly bear this out. Charming house!

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    • fsubillyfsubilly says: 6 comments
      1951 A real mix-breed
      Tampa, FL

      It is. I’m a Florida native, born in Tampa but spent 11+ years in north Florida/the ‘panhandle’. North Florida is much more like south Georgia and deep south than central and southern Florida. No big cities, no theme parks…just rolling hills, lots of pines and oaks and plenty of land to be had as evidenced here. The summers are brutal but the spring and fall are great the winters tolerable. Slower pace of life up there vs the big cities in central and south Florida (Tampa, Orlando, Miami, etc).

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  2. SharonSharon says: 605 comments
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    2001 Contemporary
    Sedalia, MO

    House is as sweet as that pretty floral light fixture.

    6
  3. This house is incredibly special – wow! I’m very curious about the front door opening into a small entryway and right into a wall. I wonder if this is original because the rest of the house has a great open flow and with the double front and back doors, it seems like this would have been one way to keep air moving through the house.

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    • DJZDJZ says: 200 comments
      1947 cape cod
      Glen Burnie, MD

      I am assuming that when the kitchen was put in, they used that space as im sure that the hallway went from front door to back door to create a nice breeze on hot summer days. That was a popular style in older homes of this era.

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    • KateSheldonKateSheldon says: 46 comments
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      1947 Ranch
      N Hollywood, CA

      I had to go back and take another look after I read your comment about the wall. I see what you mean. Explanation from DJZ makes sense.

  4. WishingAnDreamingWishingAnDreaming says: 142 comments
    Longview, TX

    I love the room with all the bookshelves! I hate living in the world of the I-pad. Houses don’t have bookshelves anymore and if they do, people move in, like our new neighbors, and tear them all out and tear down walls. It makes me sick, you have a wonderful 1940’s home and the inside looks like a modern apartment somewhere. Blah!

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