New Virtual Tour! Stately Colonial Revival Home "The Jewel in the Crown" of the NE Gainesville's Historic Duck Pond neighborhood. The Tigert-Barrow home was built in 1929 and has been exceedingly well maintained with many updates. Home to two of the University of Florida Presidents, this home commanded a central role in Gainesville Society with numerous dignitaries including US Presidents and Supreme Court Justices. Built by M. Parrish Sr. as his personal residence, no detail went untouched. The large Great Room with gas fireplace leads off the foyer or opens to the Florida Room. The formal Dining Room is off the breakfast room and Library. The large kitchen with granite countertops, marble backsplash and butlers pantry has a private stairway to the master bedroom and a half bathroom for guests. Upstairs are 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and ample storage and closets. There is an attached guest cottage with bedroom, en suite bathroom and kitchen. The double corner lot is nearly half an acre and has been professionally landscaped and includes fountain, privacy fencing and pergola. Walk to nearby Roper or Tom Petty parks, downtown restaurants, the Wednesday Farmers Market and Publix shopping center.
Listing courtesy of Dawn Realty.