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For Sale By Owner FISBO - 289,000 As-Is801 Scenic Heights Drive, Brandon, Florida 33511 General HistoryStrategically located in the outer suburbs of Tampa, Florida where the present owners raised a family of four children over the past 18 years, now all fully grown, ready for retirement, have opted for downsizing their housing needs. A Truly unique property, in that extensive care and upkeep were constantly maintained, both to its exterior as well as interior. Originally Built in 1977 as a two bedroom, its use has been extended to accommodate a large family unit where, necessity being the mother of invention to accommodate the needs of a growing family, significant upgrade improvements have taken place in every part of the house including newly installed windows and tile flooring together with modern sheet-rock replacement to every bedroom wall throughout the house. Indeed, as when the need for more living space out-trumps the automobile, the garage for one was converted into a very large bedroom cum family room with three large bay windows facing the two expansive oak trees overlooking the entire front yard. Overall, these improvements have added actual living space to what now consists of around 2700 sq ft. Similarly, the backyard Florida room was also divided into two separate rooms or studios completely enclosed with a half-dozen retractable windows for backyard viewing a spot that shares natures coolness from the numerous trees and natural fauna, unique to this area where expensive newly built housing developments have sprouted, however lacking any desirable landscaping that will require many years, especially full-grown trees, to develop. It should be noted this popular spot of the house is easily re-converted into a totally glassed-in Florida room if desired with the installation of a sliding wall that separates the two rooms. There is double fencing surrounding the backyard a chain link fence that was purposely left along-side, adjacent to the 6 ft wooden fencing providing extra safety and privacy throughout. The back of the house and yard face a field where ostensibly a rest home is projected for construction, while there is but one neighbor on the west side, leaving this corner lot oasis isolated on three sides. LocationLocation being of primary consideration, its convenience and proximity directly intersected between Riverview and Brandon, this property is considered one of the ideally located suburbs of Greater Tampa reinforced by the nearby options for freeway connections to Bloomingdale Ave, directly linking its proximity, thus allowing for easy accessibility within minutes including the extensive tollway connecting several major traverses, namely the one to the south following the Florida beach coast to Bradenton and Miami or central to Orlando and Disneyworld and onward towards the Atlantic coast, yet additionally to Interstate 10 northward and Westward to the sun-coast beaches of St Petersburg and beyond. They say you cant have it all, arguably this location seems to fit the picture. The property itself is Located about 6 blocks to the south side of the Alafia river from Riverview, where 801 Scenic Heights Drive is a prime property that conveniently intersects with Kings Ave 4 blocks south of the main thoroughfare of Bloomingdale Ave to its north and accessible within 20 minutes, as mentioned, via the newly constructed toll roads. Schools, as do shopping centers, malls, hospitals health, facilities together with all he modern conveniences abound, but never in direct sight, yet close enough. Several major golf courses are within easy reach. This owner has utilized the Bloomingdale course on a regular basis, five minutes from the property, not to mention the newly built entertainment and culturally diverse features and facilities throughout the Tampa-St Petersburg Bay Area. Master BedroomAlmost totally isolated from the rest of the house the master bedroom is located to the west where, over-shaded by huge oak trees, enjoys the natural comfort of being the coolest part of the house which is naturally connected to a large walk-in closet and mirror covered bathroom, private toilet and bathshower which leads directly off the bedroom itself. While exiting through a small family TV and entertainment room, the master bedroom leads directly to the kitchen and adjacent dining room thence to the east portion towards the Florida room, study, backyard or to the third bedroom and second bathroom, living room and front entrance. Living roomFacing the north with views of the front yard oak trees and greenery, through 4 large windows, the living room projects a welcoming atmosphere from a direct entrance-way that is both private and secure from the outside where an exterior, rain-protected, tiled walkway and sitting porch affords not only a convenient pathway for receiving guests, but a relaxing spot to share during evening sun downs. my next project was to screen this area in, a small task I would recommend to the new owners, Through the living room windows, there is a clear view of the entrance way. Kitchen cum Dining RoomThe kitchen and dining room, most always considered central to any modern house, are conducive to both entertainment and serving family meals conveniently, as well as, with maximum efficiency and, by virtue of its centrality, leads to all parts of the house, where east meets west and north gives way to the south. The cooking area projects a bar type counter where families sometimes prefer a less formal sit down as opposed to the dining table, both of which this large area provides. The entire cabinetry has been refurbished including tile flooring throughout. Unique LandscapingExteriorly, this family friendly property spreads its garden-like environment throughout its nearly acres where, at last count there were some 24 full grown trees, which combined form a natural rainforest-like canopy providing cool shade to almost the entire back and front yards as an integral part within this quiet, safe neighborhood of Brandon, Florida. As-Is RecommendationsWhile the new roofing was recently installed and is less than 2 years old, it remains in excellent condition, however, the central air conditioning unit located in the attic, was upgraded on two different occasions, additionally extended to the new additions, and may require improvement. Additionally, the property was never converted to city sewerage as should have been when originally built, and continues to utilize a septic tank, drain-line system, which requires refurbishing every so often. While the a city sewerage pipe follows the back yard property, bordering it and other properties on this street, should each be connected, a point of contention with possible potential for that reality should the neighborhood collectively make the city aware of such demands. At last consideration, a neighborhood, joint law suit may be in the cards. Meanwhile, it is recommended a reconstituted drain line be implemented until he line is connected to city sewerage. Contacts Jamiah Rickerbeycome Listing ID: bey375954. You can contact the owner directly at: 844-799-7886, ext: 375954. For more information and pictures visit beycome and enter the listing ID bey375954 . Contact beycome the #1 for sale by owner (FSBO) and For rent by owner (FRBO) at 844-BEYCOME if you have questions.
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