This historic Neoclassic revival estate is steeped in Orlando history and is considered The Crown Jewel of Lake Copeland. The S.J. Sligh House was built in 1930 by its namesake, a wealthy citrus magnate from Ocala. Nestled on an extraordinary lakefront property in the heart of Orlando, this 3 story residence features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and nearly 4,000 square feet of living space. Enter this one of a kind estate through magnificent and private iron gates. The mature landscaping and 100-year-old oak trees will take your breath away. The backyard gazebo offers spectacular views of downtown Orlando. The private dock is surrounded by swans, birds and a bounty of nature. The home’s attention to detail is evident the minute you enter the grande foyer, where a stunning spiral staircase greets you. Detailed millwork is displayed throughout the home and is complemented by sumptuous original hardwood floors. Three fireplaces, a sunroom, parlor, formal living room, dining room, butler’s pantry and basement are among the home’s many charming details. Elegant chandeliers from the Governor’s Mansion in Alabama are just one of the historic amenities that come with this estate. A detached carriage house includes two parking spaces and a portico attached to the main house. With plenty of room for a pool and extended living space, pre drawn plans can be provided. This is a rare opportunity to own real estate of historical significance in the Central Florida market. Tour this magnificent estate to truly appreciate its charm, craftsmanship and timeless appeal.
Listing courtesy of Premier Sothebys Int'l Realty.
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