163 Avenue B
Own a piece of history with this graceful Queen Anne Victorian, originally built in 1895 and carefully and impeccably restored with original wood floors, cypress walls and ceilings, cypress and oak wainscot, and window sashes with wavy glass. Recently featured in the New York Times (Read More), this home is nestled in the heart of Apalachicola’s Historic District overlooking picturesque Lafayette Park and the Apalachicola Bay.
From the moment you enter the charming foyer, you’ll notice the custom details throughout this classic property such as arched doorways, exquisite millwork, and custom built-ins. The main floor features 11’ ceilings, three parlors, a formal dining room, a study/bedroom with bathroom, a chef’s kitchen, and the laundry room. The kitchen includes a breakfast area, butler’s pantry, granite countertops, ample cabinetry, and a center island. Luminous natural light throughout this level complements well-designed lighting making each space welcoming and comfortable.
Upstairs, find two guest bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms. The master suite is located up a small flight of stairs and features a decorative fireplace, private balcony, sizable closet with custom storage, and a lovely ensuite with a clawfoot bathtub and separate shower. A door in the bedroom opens to a widow’s walk with views of the park across the street. This level also features 10’ ceilings throughout.
On a .41-acre homesite encompassing three corner lots with a courtyard and brick pavers, there are plenty of beautiful outdoor spaces to enjoy. The wraparound front porch is perfect for entertaining with ceiling fans for balmy summer days. A screened porch off the kitchen provides space for an outdoor parlor. Also include is an 896 square foot garage/workshop with A/C, a private bathroom, a carport, and storage.
A lifestyle of convenience awaits with a public library and grocery store only a few blocks away, and the popular restaurants and shops of the waterfront commercial district less than a mile from this home. A drive down the quaint, tree-lined streets of Apalachicola evokes the rich history of the area with its century-old homes and charming downtown area. Known by locals as simply “Apalach,” this waterside city is famous for its bay oysters and outstanding fishing.
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