Friday, February 24, 2017

19 Tortuga Way Leesburg Florida

For Sale By Owner - Leesburg, Florida presents this attractive cottage-style home with fabulous curb appeal at 19 Tortuga Way in Leesburg, Florida. This cute home is located in the premiere 55+ retirement community of Lakes at Leesburg. This most-desirable, active senior community is gated with a par 3, 9-hole golf course, swimming pool, hot tub, and large club house with many planned activities. It has often been said that the Lakes at Leesburg is the very best senior park in the Leesburg area. The location can't be beat with the ViaPort Mall next door along with banks, restaurants, Publix, Home Depot and quick access to US-441. Whether you are a full-time Florida resident or snowbird, this might be the home for you!

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788

COMPLETE REMODEL - UPDATED HEAT AND AIR - NEWER ROOF

This 28 ft. x 36 ft., 1,008 SF home is a 1987 Redman [ID 13005904A / ID 13005904B] with an open floor plan. It was a complete remodel as previously owned by Four Star Homes in Leesburg, FL. This two bed, two bath home was totally updated on the interior with newer neutral tan paint, neutral brown carpet, medium-colored laminate floors, and linoleum, along with a newer stainless refrigerator and electric stove. The two bathrooms have newer high rise toilets and vanities.

The asphalt shingle roof was replaced by Bone Dry Roofing in late 2011. The electric heat and air were replaced by Suter A/C in December 2014 with a Bryant unit and has been regularly maintained with six month inspections and cleanings performed by Suter.

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788
Property features include an attached carport, cathedral ceilings, 5 ceiling fans, central A/C, 10 ft x 12 ft florida room, gas water heater, oven/range, refrigerator, smoke-free home, storage shed, tiedowns, walk-in closet, window blinds and drapery. The Kenmore electric washer and dryer are just over a year old and are negotiable. The water heater, clothes washer and clothes dryer are located in the shed that is at the end of the carport.

The current asking price is $27,900 which includes furnishings previously included with the Four Star Homes listing -- brown reclining sofa with matching brown reclining loveseat, 2 white wicker sofa tables with lamps, round glass top and metal dining table and 4 chairs, white wicker chest of drawers, and some decor items. Monthly lot rent is $492.34.

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788
The total exterior, yard, and driveway of this cute, cottage style home was updated in 2016 by the current owner. An attractive garden was put in the front yard with red mulch and red stone edgers. Flowers and plants include confederate star jasmine, dianthus, firecrackers, gardenia, kalanchoe, mexican petunias, pentas, pink periwinkles, and a few others. Red mulch and red stone edgers continue down the West side yard and around the back.

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788
To the East side of the Bryant A/C unit is a stone patio. Behind the shed is an area with red mulch, and another small area with black mulch, both areas that are ready for your plantings. Next to the house, behind the shed, is a area with large stepping stones. Down the side yard on the East side of the carport are two patio areas with a stone and rock golf cart path. At the front are two garden areas with red mulch and red stone edgers.

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788
After all the exterior yard improvements, the house was pressure-washed and then painted. Behr Premium Clary Sage in a matte finish was applied to the total body of the house and shed. Behr Premium black semigloss paint was applied to the stair railings, awnings and shutters. The two exterior doors were painted with Behr Classic Burgundy semigloss enamel.

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788
The next exterior improvement was the concrete driveway which was pressure-washed with the cracks filled with concrete filler and then painted with several coats of Behr Premium epoxy concrete paint in a dark gray. The concrete steps were also painted along with the concrete walkway to the front Florida Room and stepping stones at the front.

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788
An additional enhancement was added to the driveway near the street with two posts of landscape timber painted with Behr Classic Burgundy. A bright yellow chain was placed from post to post and then stretched down a portion of the side yard. To complement the burgundy posts, two sections of fence edging were also painted burgundy and placed at either sides of the front yard.

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 FSBO
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788
The Lakes at Leesburg is a 55+ retirement park featuring billiards, bocce, clubhouse, clubhouse wifi, fitness center, gated community, golf course, horseshoes, hot tub, library, planned activities, pool, RV/boat storage, shuffleboard. Cats and dogs are permitted including dogs over 30 pounds. Motorcycles and rentals are allowed. All residents must be pre-approved by Hometown American, the managers of this senior park.

The monthly HOA lot rent is $492.34 which includes lawn, sewer and trash. You will find the lot rent to be medium-priced when comparing to other parks in the Leesburg area. There are a few other communities that charge more and some that charge less. The Lakes at Leesburg is a much sought after location for seniors and retirees.

CHECK OUT THE BEFORE PICTURE

19 tortuga way leesburg florida 34788 BEFORE
19 Tortuga Way, Leesburg, FL 34788 BEFORE
Compare this before picture to the updated photos. It is difficult to recognize the home after all the interior and exterior work. It looks like a "new" home. You'll most likely hear that from many of the neighbors who have marveled at all the work that was done to this home and yard!

This cute senior mobile home is also listed for sale on MHVillage and Zillow.

CHECK OUT THE INTERIOR - If you take a look at the Zillow listing for 19 Tortuga Way, you get a very good idea of what the interior looks like. Those photos do not show the included partial furnishings or the window drapery. You can get a good idea of the partial furnishings currently included in this offering by checking out the blog post with interior photos. There is a fabulous, top of the line, Stanley Coastal Living Cottage Collection bedroom set that is negotiable.

That's about it, in a nutshell. We are pleased to introduce you to this cute cottage-style, senior home at 19 Tortuga Way in Leesburg, Florida. Be sure to follow our blog for more information on this attractive home for sale! It is being shown by appointment to well-qualified buyers who must be approved by Hometown America prior to the completed sale.

For a showing, please call 904-566-5680. This seller is motivated to sell to that right somebody who wants to love this home and appreciate all the enhancements and improvements plus enjoy life in this active 55+ community.

2 comments:

  1. Had some friends just move to Florida. I think they would like this, especially the landscape ideas. The breezeway and window covers are so nice.

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    1. Fay, Thanks for dropping by to visit! The landscape design and colors are so soothing and complimentary to the house color. You can sit out front and enjoy the butterflies and birds who populate the garden. I appreciate your kind remarks!

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