Majestic Coral Gables Residence With Distinct Florida Resort Architecture

Henry Tamayo

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Imagine: it’s 1925 when author Captain John A. Cook built this fine example of Mizner vernacular architecture at the time when the City Beautiful, Coral Gables, was in its infancy.

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The home has been preserved with original porcelain and brass fixtures throughout, Moroccan style sconces and original Leonard Cleaning Co. refrigerator, which has been re-purposed as a wine cooler.

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The living areas are lavished with colorful Cuban tile combined with pristine terrazzo flooring, Pecky Cypress ceilings, and period decorative moldings.

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The majestic rotunda foyer welcomes its visitors with a winding rose’ colored marble staircase. Other features include lap style swimming pool, huge attic storage, commercial grade appliances and state of the art security system. Near Venetian Pool and Biltmore Hotel.

Address: 2508 De Soto Blvd, Coral Gables, Florida

Price: $2,200,000

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 5+

View the listing here.

For more information contact Henry Tamayo at 786-512-7682 or

Henry Tamayo is the exclusive agent representing the Coral Gables, Florida real estate market as a member of the Haute Residence Real Estate Network. View all of his listings here.

Images courtesy of Henry Tamayo 

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