Florida ID: 6892
1420 North Swinton Avenue
Historic East Delray Beach Estate On Two Acres Delray Beach
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- Garage Spaces2
- Approx. Sq. Ft.6,177
- Guest house
Built by Clint Moore circa 1928, gorgeous Colonial Revival exudes character and stately beauty. Palm tree lined drive leads to the “Crown Jewel” of historic East Delray Beach. Quintessential classic architecture with a spacious and grand floor plan is inviting and warm. The main house has four bedrooms and two and one-half baths, and features a grand foyer, word burning fireplace, two symmetrical light-filled sunrooms, seed glass windows, French doors, and oak wood floors throughout. The guesthouse features terracotta tiled living room, full kitchen, cabana bath, as well as a sunny bedroom. With 5,775 square feet of living area, this home has been precisely maintained and lovingly restored, updated with new roof, new electric, and a/c units. The beautiful gardens and expansive tropical grounds include an outstanding pool with spa, as well as an artist studio, full garage and carport. Once a pineapple plantation, there is plenty of room to expand main house, guest house, garages, as well as space for two houses to be built behind the main house. Experience a rare opportunity to own a Delray Beach landmark on almost two acres on historic Swinton Avenue.
History plays a big role in the identity of the seaside community of Delray Beach, located between Palm Beach and Boca Raton.
Delray is a leader in Florida’s historic preservation movement, designating several neighborhoods as historic districts in order to preserve its illustrious past. In downtown Delray Beach on the boutique-and café lined Atlantic Avenue is the Old School Square Cultural Arts Center, which has been a transformed into the centerpiece of this historic downtown shopping district. You will also find a museum, theatre as well as an outdoor entertainment pavilion in the heart of downtown Delray. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a central gathering place for the close-knit community. Adjacent to Old School Square is Pineapple Grove, an area filled with art galleries and sculptures by local artists.The Cornell Museum, the Crest Theatre, the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, the American Orchid Society’s world headquarters, the Palm Beach Photographic Centre, Cason Cottage Museum and the Delray Beach Playhouse round out the town’s many cultural offerings.