Sold: Home in the Duckpond

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Large Duckpond Home for Sale

$250,000

525 NE 7th Terrace
Gainesville FL 32601

MLS #353321

Just 3 blocks from the Duckpond.

This is a big home, with big rooms and lots of closets. There are huge windows all over the home, letting in lots of natural light. The floors, kitchen, and baths are all beautifully updated.

Built in the late 60’s this home is a more modernist design. The contemporary design of the home, the private court yard, and large back yard are common in this corner of the Duckpond.

The family room has large beams that accent the tall windows and offer a great view of the back yard. The private courtyard is accessed through the screened porch, and you can enjoy a view of it from your master bedroom.

A new roof was installed in 2006, both bathrooms were remodeled in 2004, seller updated the cable and network wiring in 2009, Crime Prevention security system installed in 2010, extra insulation was added in the attic in 2010, laminated flooring 2011, new hot water heater 2012. You will stay organized with the California closets in the master bedroom.

The home offers a large foyer, formal living room, formal dining room, family room, kitchen with breakfast bar and eat in area, 3 bedrooms, 2 luxury baths, small office off kitchen, screened porch, laundry area, separate 2 car concrete block car port with storage area, open porch, fenced back yard. The carport access is off the back of house on 5th Place.

Enjoy a short bike ride to UF or walk to downtown art shows and events. Great location for taking an evening stroll thru the Duck Pond streets.

This home is subject to short sale.

Features

Inside

2,467 Size sqft living space
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Living Room
Dining Room
Open Kitchen
Family Room
Office

Outside

Fenced Yard
Screened Porch
Private Courtyard
Storage Shed
1/3 Acre

Construction

Built in 1968
Electric heat & cool
Electric water heater
2 car carport
City Water and Sewer
Block Construction
Block Veneer


Updates Include:
Roof 2006
Bathrooms 2004
Cable and network wiring 2009
Attic insulation 2010
Laminated flooring 2011
Hot water heater 2012
Master bedroom closets

Neighborhood Details

Living in Duckpond is Über cool. Ducks do swim in the canal. The people here are very friendly and take great pride in their homes and yards. There is very little wasted space. Parking is at a premium, so don’t park on the street or you may get a ticket.

The People here are in love with the architecture and history of these old Colonial style homes. They also appreciate the location to downtown Gainesville.

Here is no active HOA in the subdivision of Fairoaks. There is a voluntary Duckpond Neighborhood Association you can join if you want to be involved in the area.

 

Nearby Schools

Metcalfe Elementary
Westwood Middle
Gainesville High

School Info

Alachua School Board Zoning Maps
History of Rankings

You can call The Zoning Office at (352) 955-7700 for more info about any school.

see also:
Oak Hall Private School

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Where is it?

From Main Street and North 8th Ave: Head east on 8th Ave, past the duckpond 4 blocks. Turn right onto NE 7th Street. In 3 blocks turn left onto NW 5th Place. Home is one block down, on the right. Park on street. (Carport is accessed from another road behind the property)

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