Welcome home to this beautiful, multi-generational 10-acre private retreat in the heart of Glen St. Mary, Florida. From the moment you drive through the rod-iron gates, you will be impressed by the manicured grounds, the thoughtful design, and the endless possibilities. Featuring a 5000+ square foot main house, a screened saltwater pool and spa, a 20X60 detached garage, a 36X36 barn with 4 stalls, tack room, and hay loft, 4 fenced paddocks, 2 fenced dog parks, a stocked pond, and a 768 square foot 2-bedroom/1-bath cottage, this property provides modern-day convenience and luxury in a peaceful, rural setting.
Built in 2005 and lovingly enhanced and maintained by the current owners, the main house boasts a versatile floor plan featuring 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, an upstairs bonus/media room, an independent 2000+ square foot 2-bedroom/2-bath apartment with kitchen, laundry, and private entrance, as well as abundant storage and a screened lanai with solar-heated saltwater pool and spa. The expansive property contains a variety of upgrades and conveniences, including an electric dog fence surrounding the main house, an irrigation system for the primary yard, a water softener and advanced treatment system, 2 RV hook-ups, electricity and water in both the detached garage and barn, as well as water access at every paddock and dog run. The cottage is currently operating as a dog grooming/kennel business, but could be utilized as a remote office, a college or teen apartment or retreat, or as a separate home in a multi-generational family.
Located in Baker County, Glen St. Mary is a small, rural community west of Jacksonville, FL. The greater Jacksonville beaches are less than an hour away, but a short 35-minute drive will bring you to the heart of downtown Jacksonville or to a variety of shopping and dining town centers. If you want a quiet, spacious homestead located close to big-city opportunities and entertainment, look no further!