This three bedroom, two bath 1978 built brick home in Alachua is located on 11.63 fenced acres. The entry to the property is privately gated. The primary portion of the home features a galley-style kitchen, a separate dining room, a large family room with fireplace, a master bedroom with private bath, and a guest wing that features two bedrooms and a hallway bath. In addition, there is a 270 SF Florida room completes the original section of the home; it features new screening, and overlooks the back 2/3 of the property which is the pasture. Upon purchase of the property, the second owner of the home, a veterinary professor at UF, constructed an addition that now includes a laundry area, an additional living/dining area with wet bar and a pot belly stove fireplace, a half bath, a storage closet. In total, the home spans just over 2600 SF. ALL major mechanicals have been updated in recent years. The two previous septic tanks were converted approximately four years ago into one large tank. Additionally, the water heater is approx 5 years old, the HVAC systems were replaced in 2021; the HVACs have HEPA filters and a transferable service contract for additional four years. The water softener system is less than a year old. Both fireplaces have been professionally cleaned with new caps installed. The metal roof was installed in 2005.
This expansive property features a separate dog kennel with electric and plumbing. There is a separate corral with gate that is approximately 4.5 acres in size. The workshop was constructed in 2010. It has its own power, and a single garage door. Inside there is enough room for your workshop or for up to 2 cars inside the storage area. Attached to this workshop is a covered area with two open bays that can house your car, RV or boat, and has its own sep electrical panel. Have chickens? There is a large chicken coup and its own peacock house. There is also a well house for the 50g well, a 20x24 workshop, and a 4 stall barn with a middle stall. The barn has water and electric. Inclusive of the 11.63 acres is a 1.63 acre parcel that includes a dedicated easement for ingress/egress purposes. This home is only 4.5 miles south of the City of Alachua; and an easy and quick trip via CR 235. There you will find convenient shopping such as the newest Alachua County Publix. Your neighborhood Lowes is only one-mile further north. The City of Alachua also offers several quaint restaurants and shops within walking distance of one another. On Alachua, the city features numerous walking trails, bike paths and parks. It’s also hosts to several festivals throughout the year. If you’re needing to commute to Gainesville, I-75 is located approximately 20 minutes to your south where shopping, dining and medical facilities abound. You will find yourself in downtown Gainesville in roughly half an hour where you can enjoy events at the Hippodrome, restaurants, outdoor amphitheater for a variety of performances. Yes, you read the taxes correctly! Lower Alachua County property taxes are available due to 9 acres being agriculturally exempt. Be sure to retain your ag exemption when the property is reassessed in the next calendar tax year.