Florida ID: 9650
24 NE 12th Street
Character Galore! Blocks From Popular Atlantic Ave Delray Beach
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- Approx. Sq. Ft.1,236
Character Galore...just blocks from popular Atlantic Avenue, this vintage cottage exudes Old Florida charm. With original Dade County pine floors throughout, the home features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths with a family room that is easily convertible to a third bedroom. A bright and cheerful front entry/sitting room would make an ideal artist's studio with its inspirational garden views and picture window. The enclosed back porch looks over an expansive and lush backyard, featuring fruit & nut trees with plenty of room for a pool or guest house. Located in one of the few remaining Old Florida neighborhoods, this lovely historic home is a short walk to the beach and all that Delray Beach has to offer. It's a perfect pied-a-terre for a discerning buyer!
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.