4900 Riverside Drive Punta Gorda, FL 33982
The George Brown Mansion is a sprawling and MAGNIFICENT Florida historic mansion nestled on 2.15 acres of beautifully manicured land on the banks of the Peace River. A stately home with modern amenities and breathtaking in every detail. Lovingly restored by the current owners, this home will give you goose bumps! The estate consists of the main residence, detached fully functional guest home and an oversized detached garage and workshop. The charm and beauty are unparallelled and from the moment you enter the home into the reception area/foyer, your eyes will take you to the incredible detail found throughout - tall ceilings - tin and wood, beautiful artistic paintings, incredible crown molding and accent details everywhere! A library with craftsman custom woodworking detail is the perfect place for a home office or to display your book collection or important items and ....there is even a secret room..just like in the movies...you will have to see for yourself! The master wing is HUGE and has a private bedroom with tray ceilings, a very large walk in closet (there are no small rooms anywhere in this home), and a spa like master bathroom retreat. Direct access to the sparkling pool from the master bedroom also! There is one additional bedroom (does not have a permanent closet)on the lower level featuring soaring vaulted ceilings, bay window with panoramic water views. Very flexible and flowing floor plan with multiple living areas, one of which is 56 foot long and the ULTIMATE entertaining room - includes a large bar, sitting areas, custom wet bar with copper sink - most items can convey with the right price, and are museum/magazine quality. There are also numerous windows with endless and unobstructed views of the Peace River and double doors out to the back patio (s). A formal dining room fit for royalty branches off with fresco painted ceilings, incredible beams - asily seats 10 or more people and is loaded with character and charm. There is also access through an original door to the gourmet chef's kitchen which has been updated with SubZero refrigerator, custom cabinets, double Thermador ovens with warming drawer, Thermodor induction stove with pot filler and a wetbar with wine cabinet. The downstairs also contains a HUUUUGE living room with double sided original fireplaces (decorative only), tall ceilings and can fit any and all large furniture combinations. Upstairs are two additional master bedrooms - both are over 20 feet in length and both have double fireplaces, incredible crown molding, woodwork - straight out of a story book. The detached guest home has a full kitchen, shower, dining and combo bed/living area with a sun deck - almost 600 sq feet under air and perfect for guests/art studio etc. Outdoors is also amazing - over 200 feet of river frontage, additional water frontage on a creek/canal that runs along the south side of the property AND a 125 foot dock with boat lift - perfect to enjoy all the water amenities such as boating, fishing via Charlotte Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Easy access to PG waterfront and so many islands including Boca Grande, Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key and Captiva. The grounds are just as amazing - manicured lawn with 100 year old oak trees, multiple levels of decks, an expansive and welcoming front porch - this is a home you will never forget and an homage to George Brown, a man way ahead of his time who was an intricate and important part of the history of this community.
|7 hours ago||Listing updated with changes from the MLS|
|4 weeks ago||Price changed to $1,999,999|
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