60+ Photo Tour of Clearwater Historic Golf Course Pool Home for Sale
Clearwater Homes for Sale – Luxury Home with Golf Course and Pool
You will love this historic Clearwater home for sale located near downtown Clearwater, and close to Clearwater beach overlooking the Clearwater Country Club Golf Course – perfect for the passionate golfer in your house. It has the finer architectural details and craftsmanship of days gone by. When you live in this one of a kind Clearwater home you’ll be living in a part of the City of Clearwater’s History and also be living in a luxury pool home near Clearwater Beach (@ 3miles).
This Clearwater house was built in 1924 by Mr. John Philipoff, a local Tampa Bay builder of distinction, built this 4-bedroom, 3-full bath and 1-half bath, Golf Course Frontage home featuring hardwood floors, a fireplace, original windows and antique light fixtures.
The 2+ car detached garage that you see was originally a carriage house and horse stable and is located next to the screen enclosed pool and patio area. Now it includes a In-Law Suite with full bath.
Mr. Philipoff built this home for Mr. Oscar Rosseau, the man who engineered the building of the Courtney Campbell Causeway, the bridge connecting Clearwater Florida to Tampa.
Interesting fact: This home was built halfway down a bluff in the center of the bluff for safety and to keep the home cool.
Construction of this Clearwater house on 210 N Betty Lane was begun in 1923 and was completed in 1924. The home boasts a fireplace with an inlaid tile from the 1920’s as seen here.
Things to notice about this Classic Clearwater House for Sale
We’ve talked some about this home and it’s tie to Clearwater’s history. In addition look at the fine architectural details that you won’t find in newer homes.
Are you someone who loves hardwood floors? Then when looking at Clearwater homes for sale you must add this one to your list – it won’t disappoint you with pristine hardwood floors throughout – the craftsmanship is obvious – giving this house a very warm and comfy feeling.
If you are someone who appreciates antiques you will want to notice the antique light fixtures throughout. Especially the 2 matching chandeliers as you walk in the front door.
They match but one is the smaller version of the other. It’s the little attention to details that will appeal to the most discriminating Clearwater home buyers.
Ever wonder where to go when hurricanes come – be sure and have us show you the “hidden room” under the stairs on the first floor – you’ll have peace of mind learning more about this unique “safe place” design built in to this home.
And when was the last time you saw a functional sleeping porch reminding us of days gone by. It comes complete with built in wood dresser, hardwood floors and french doors. Can’t you just see yourself relaxing here at the end of the day.
There is a cozy Family Room with french doors off to the pool and patio area at the rear of this home. What may not be obvious is that this room has a full bath and walk in closet so if you have guests or family members that need ground floor bedroom / accommodations when visiting – not to worry this home offers this as well.
This house has ample space with over 3300 square feet of living space as well as a 2 car detached garage that includes an In-Law Suite or Guest house getaway with a full bathroom that could be used as a pool bath. The detached building also includes another area the approximate size of another 1 car garage that you can use as a Workshop or other storage / extra room.
Inlaid brick walks add to the charm of this Clearwater pool home, where going to the front door, the side door near the sun porch or the back pool patio you’ll appreciate the look and feel you get.
So what do utilities cost each month for a large home like this? Well the home owner reports that the 12 month average cost for utilities is under $240 a month and the City of Clearwater utilities (trash, water, sewer storm water and recycling) averages less than $90 a month so the great news is you’re getting a large home without large bills.
These are just a few of the special and unique things you’ll want to check out when you visit this home. Give us a call at (727) 710-8036 to schedule your private showing now.
Luxury Clearwater Home on Golf Course near Clearwater Beach Florida and Belleair
Florida living at it’s best. You can just walk across the street to play golf or just walk out your french doors and lounge by your tranquil pool with screened lanai and patio.
Located at 210 North Betty Lane in Clearwater Florida. One of the best Clearwater homes for sale because it has… LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION – You can be on Clearwater Beach in under 10 minutes and also is close to the Belleair area (click on map above and get exact Google directions).