Simon Christie Homes

San Marco

This charming neighborhood on the East bank of the St. John’s River features numerous parks, local boutiques and shops, and its own preservation society.

Located just minutes away from Downtown's Southbank, the historic neighborhood of San Marco has it all. Stroll along San Marco Square and you'll discover incredible dining, upscale clothing boutiques, sensational art galleries, and the area’s own movie theatre. San Marco also features Theatre Jacksonville, the oldest live performance community theatre in the country dating back to 1938. Looking to enjoy more natural scenery? Visit Riverfront Park which offers beautiful city views, especially during sunset.

Don't miss the San Marco Fountain of Lions, an homage to the area’s Venetian inspiration. Save your appetite and visit the new San Marco dining district, it includes some of Jacksonville’s best restaurants. Don't stop at just dinner, the area is emerging with trendy craft cocktail bars and brewery hot spots.

7 Beds 8 Baths 1177727 MLS
''Villa Alexandria'' known as The Carl S. Swisher Estate has been the home of current owner's for more than 30 years. Exemplifying the Spanish Eclectic or Mediterranean Revival style as well as an Italian Villa, it is filled with original and timeless features. Original tile flooring and exposed cypress trusses, decking and vigas. Situated on a high bluff capturing gorgeous St Johns River views from almost every room. The windows are mostly original cypress with roll down copper screens. In 1999 the owner's undertook a major renovation adding a large game room replicating the beams and cypress windows in other areas of home. The architects were recognized nationally and won an Historic Preservation award. The kitchen also completely renovated during this same period (See More Remarks offers custom cabinetry, breakfast bar, 2 built in refrigerators, separate freezer, gas stove, double ovens, walk in pantry + storage and room for large breakfast table. Enjoy relaxing in the Family Room/Library leading from kitchen & game room which also includes a fireplace. This room features a coffered ceiling & walls of built in shelving. Located off Formal Living Room is a Bar/Cigar Room featuring a custom designed bar w/carved lions (symbols of San Marco). Pottery sconces on the wall are original to the home. Step outside to the loggia on the coral floor also original to the home. Master Bedroom and 4 others are located on the 2nd floor. A guest suite and bath are conveniently located on first floor. Master Bedroom features 2 entrances, a fireplace and captivating views of St Johns River. The master bath was completely renovated offering a generously sized walk in closet with built ins. Leading from bath is an exercise room. A detached apartment including 7th bedroom & 5th bath is located over the garage. A beautiful courtyard, fountain and green house are visible from game room and covered walkway leading from garage... The outdoor terrace is the perfect place for entertaining or enjoying the beautiful sunsets. The pool is located on a lower terrace near the river. A walkway leading from Loggia to dock & river is original to the home... A rare opportunity to own a part of Jacksonville's history and this premier home in the highly sought after San Marco neighborhood. Current owner will be downsizing to a new home built on a separate lot adjoining the property.

2234 River Rd, Jacksonville

5 Beds 5 Baths 1200157 MLS
Rare opportunity to own a large brick family home on River Rd in San Marco. This gorgeous home has striking curb appeal & stunning appointments inside. It is located on a corner lot facing Craig Creek & a delightful park. Yard is completely enclosed & there is a pool, play house/she shed/work out room & multiple porch areas for living & entertaining. 1st Level boasts large Living Rm, Dining Rm, Family Rm, Sun Porch & Kitchen which are spacious for lounging & eating. 5 Bedrooms & 5 full baths offer rooms for a large family or a combination of bedrooms & offices which is the current use. The primary suite is very large and & has enormous closets. There are balconies from 3 of the bedrooms. Roof replaced 2014, all new Pella windows in 2013, 5th Bedroom built in 2015.proof of funds required The extensive attic over most of the house is excellent for storage. In addition an air conditioned attached storage room with a closet has an entrance from garage & also the exterior. There is an outside storage shed.The Pool was remarcited 2019. Exterior fence around house was just installed. Garage floor was just flek painted. Amazing Primary Closet is 18 X 16 with center Shoe island that has 54 five foot shelves. In addition, there is a 3 foot section with 20 shelves. Another "his" area in the closet has been designed with mahogany built ins & granite counter top. Most of the closet features double & triple hanging rods. (Family Chandelier & sconces in Dining room & sconces in Living room are not included.)

2640 River Rd, Jacksonville

5 Beds 5 Baths 1174637 MLS
An iconic Spanish style home in the center of beautiful San Marco awaits you. This elegant example of Spanish colonial revival style architecture welcomes you with a large entry hall and lovely winding staircase. The contemporary eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry and stone countertops, a walk-in pantry, a butler's pantry/dry bar, with a newly-renovated separate scullery room with matching cabinetry, will delight the chef. A large dining room, gorgeous formal living room, wood-paneled study, bright and airy sunroom complete the formal living spaces on the first floor. Adjacent to the kitchen, a hallway leads to a suite with a mudroom, laundry room, utility room, home office, game room, and full bathroom. Take the stairs or the elevator to the second floor to find the sprawling... owners' suite with two large walk-in closets, private balcony, a fabulous designer bathroom with tub, shower, and two large vanities. Two additional bedrooms with newly renovated Jack and Jill bathroom are down the hallway, and a large media room with an adjacent guest suite with an outdoor staircase provide a perfect setting to relax. The home has recently had electrical upgrades, newer HVAC systems, has a tile roof with additional membrane layer, security system, exterior security cameras, large front yard, large covered parking, automatic gate, and all new landscape lighting. Walk out your front door and head to the popular and charming San Marco Square for shopping, dinner, cocktails, a movie, and more - live the San Marco lifestyle. Top rated public and private schools, clubs, and everyday essentials are a short distance, making this the perfect place to call home.

2311 Laurel Rd, Jacksonville

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