2019 City of Orlando Centennial Award winner. Step into classic Florida elegance in this grand Colonial Cottage Revival estate home in the heart of Orlando. The E.F. Akers house marries 101 years of Central Florida charm with beautifully updated & maintained features including original heart pine wood floors, original 14” crown moulding, plaster walls, high ceilings & over 2,000 square feet of wrap around porches. An electronic gate secures the meticulous gardens while the spacious wrap around porch evokes summer days of sipping lemonade & enjoying the breezes off nearby Lake Lucerne. Brand new ceiling fans & paint permit year-round porch entertainment. Through the front door you’re welcomed by the grand formal living room w/ wood burning fireplace & refined study. The formal dining room opens to the 2018 remodeled kitchen (cabinets, quartz counters & handmade pewter lighting) w/ stainless steel appliances & family room. The first-floor bedroom & adjoining full bath w/ walk-in shower & marble tile is a perfect guest suite. A large media room w/ handsome 1/2 bath completes the first floor. Upstairs, the sprawling master suite provides a spa-like oasis w/ dreamy lighting, private alcoves & a relaxing Jacuzzi soaking tub. Plenty of room for guests w/ 2 additional bedrooms on the other side of the 2nd floor. This sought after Blanker/Boone district home is centered in the Lake Cherokee Historic District and is just a short walk to the Dr. Phillips Performance Arts Center, Amway Center & Downtown Orlando.
Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, Public, Sewer Connected, Sprinkler Well
Built in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eating Space In Kitchen, High Ceiling(s), Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Skylight(s), Solid Wood Cabinets, Stone Counters, Thermostat, Walk-In Closet(s), Window Treatments
Balcony, Fenced, French Doors, Irrigation System
Covered, Garage Door Opener
1/4 Acre to 21779 Sq. Ft.
Breakfast Room Separate, Den/Library/Office, Family Room, Formal Dining Room Separate, Formal Living Room Separate, Media Room
Built-In Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Freezer, Gas Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Wine Refrigerator