21 May

One of Davis Island's Original Homes is For Sale in Tampa, FL

One of Davis Island's Original Homes is For Sale in Tampa, FL. Noted on the National Register of Historic Homes, the Mediterranean Revival Home Lists for $2.3M

A piece of Tampa's rich history and architectural heritage is on the market in Tampa's most coveted and exclusive neighborhood, Davis Island. Built in 1926 for Herbert Draper, a prominent realtor during Florida's land boom era, the three-story L-shaped hacienda with an open-air rooftop terrace was one of the island's original homes. Recognized for its architectural magnificence, the house listed on the esteemed National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
"There aren't many homes on Davis Island where you can enjoy a rooftop sunset like this. Meticulously restored, the home’s Mediterranean Revival style is evident in the arched windows, intricate detailing, and timeless design elements that contribute to its allure as one of Davis Island's most noted and historic residences," says Giovanny Cardenas, Realtor, Smith & Associates Real Estate.
The distinguished estate, listed at $2.3M, offers a rare blend of historic charm and modern comforts. Designed by acclaimed architect Martin L. Hampton, the home boasts five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms spread across 3,392 square feet. With a generous lot size of 6,534 square feet, the property provides ample space for outdoor enjoyment and relaxation, making it an ideal retreat for those seeking a piece of Tampa's vibrant history in the heart of Davis Island’s laid-back lifestyle. The home features two rooftop patios, a private guesthouse, and a 20,000-gallon saltwater pool.
Nestled on Davis Island, renowned for its luxurious lifestyle, celebrity residents, and proximity to downtown Tampa, this residence symbolizes timeless elegance and holds historical significance.


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