1297 Glenwood Road Deland, FL 32720
Looking for a great and unique private residence? Expect to be impressed. Once a Diamond, now a Diamond in the rough! Who is talented enough to bring this home back to its former glory? Seriously, this is a masterpiece waiting for the right creative talent. There is so much equity to be had here with the right repairs and upgrades. Price reflects the work and repairs necessary to make this a true sparkling jewel once again. A heavy and intricately-designed iron gate welcomes you to this one-of-a-kind 3.5+ acre property. This leads you to a concrete and pavers circular driveway, which, at one point, was surrounded by well-trimmed and manicured landscaping. The residence's main entrance door is made out of solid ROSEWOOD from China. It is hand-carved and adorned with Two Dragons. It took furniture-makers from China two years to finish. The interior side of this entry door features a setting, which reminds us of a garden in the Orient, with beautiful ladies made out of MOTHER OF PEARL inlaid. The roof is custom-made with elegant blue porcelain tiles shipped from Japan. Seller is including a large quantity of these porcelain tiles for replacement or for future use. There is an abundance of stained glass shipped from an old demolished chapel from Europe, which have been used in the hallway, office, bar and the large master's bedroom and bathroom. The house welcomes you to a large double living room with high ceilings and beautiful brass chandelier. Along with the formal dining room, the library/office and the secluded master's bedroom located on the left wing of the house, one can enjoy the distinctly-placed "Wood Parquet" floors. The master's bedroom features ample space for the double walk-in his and hers closets. The humongous master's bath features blue tiles, stained glass, mirrored closets, nicely centered Jacuzzi tub, a glass shower, large vanities and a separate and private toilet room. The large open kitchen includes a walk-in pantry with large sub-zero refrigerator and freezer and connects to the hall leading to the laundry area and a two-car garage. The right wing of the residence has three carpeted bedrooms with individual full bathrooms and walk-in closets. The end room includes a cabana adjoining the bathroom, It serves as the pool bath and leads to the pool (used to be a heated in-door junior Olympic-sized pool). This side also connects to a separate two-car garage. From the drone shot, the house depicts a residence with five pagodas. Beyond the enclosed pool is a very spacious park-like setting circular -plaza that is well-lit for parties and large gatherings. This house had hosted the American Heart Association of Central Florida Annual Ball, as well as Thanksgiving parties for about 15 years. For future developers/investors, this residence can be converted into a Clubhouse for a high-end gated residential subdivision with good-sized lots. The Glenwood area is home to several large upscale homes and is considered a "Bird Sanctuary". This property can also be purchased with the adjoining 36.5+/- acres! Hurry on this one. Priced to sell fast for the lucky buyer(s) with vision! By Appointment Only, Being sold "AS IS!"
|a month ago||Listing updated with changes from the MLS|
|2 months ago||Listing first seen online|