Breathtaking Riverfront Retreat with Fully Enclosed Boathouse, Dock, & Pool
Welaka, Putnam County, Florida
A prime river retreat like no other! Almost 5,000 sq ft of living space! This beautiful, one-of-a-kind property in the highly sought after community of Welaka offers an exquisite view of the St Johns River from a high bluff overlooking the Ocala National Forest. Situated just above Little and Big Lake George and across from Ocklawaha River, these views do not disappoint! Your private dock includes both a covered boathouse and very rare totally enclosed boathouse-perfect for storing your fishing rods, bait, and tackle. Enjoy all that your dream backyard with river frontage offers- fishing, kayaking, boating, or simply sitting on your riverview deck enjoying your morning coffee while taking in the wildlife and beautiful scenery. Beautifully landscaped with mature fruit trees, flowers, and palms- you are simply surrounded by nature and beauty. This property also boasts a pristine and refreshing private inground salt water pool, perfect for entertaining family and friends. Outdoor grilling area provides an additional space for entertaining and enjoying outdoor living.
If plenty of indoor space is what you desire, then look no further. As you step inside this well appointed, spacious, and stately home, you are greeted at the bright and spacious foyer that opens to your huge yet cozy Florida Room, perfect for family gatherings and just relaxing. Your enormous kitchen boasts top of the line appliances such as Sub-Zero fridge & Viking stove, with breakfast bar and separate dining area next to the fireplace. This home has no shortage of space, holding 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms IN ADDITION to two generous sleeping areas tucked away on the 3rd floor with full bathroom. The primary suite boasts a large walk-in closet, primary bathroom suite, and huge picture windows looking out to the captivating view of the river-what a treat to wake up to! Beyond the 5 bedrooms, there are even more sleeping areas in the large room above the attached garage that could easily be converted into another bedroom, the space also includes a full bathroom. This large loft space could also be turned into a game room, home work out gym, theatre space, playroom, or office/study-the options to suit your needs are endless.
This home comes with 2 garages, offering plenty of space for golf carts, tools, and all of your toys. The spacious attached garage offers full air conditioning, 1/2 bath, mechanical room, and workshop/craft room and could easily provide space for a home gym. The detached garage that sits by the road provides additional ample storage space for your vehicle, riding mower, or sports bike. Full house automatic generator is also included, providing security for your staycation retreat.
Owner has made many recent upgrades, including a new metal roof, new deck overlooking the water, new electrical panel, new hot water heater, and new salt water system for the pool. No need to worry about any major expenses, this home is move in ready and awaiting new owners. You will never tire of all the options this amazing property offers, not to mention living in a friendly golf cart community!
, St Johns Realty & Management