About 2240 Coffee Pot Boulevard Ne
Iconic 1925 Spanish Mediterranean revival estate with water lot in the historic district of Grananda Terrace in the Old Northeast! Located on a corner lot of premier Coffee Pot Boulevard’s waterfront brick-lined street with gorgeous water views from almost every room, this exquisite four-bedroom, 3,637-square-foot estate includes three full baths, two half baths, pool, detached two-car garage and water lot, and is a designated historic building. Renovations to this stately home were carefully completed to enhance the space for modern day living while seamlessly blending the home’s special historic architectural heritage. Built in 1925 during Florida’s Golden Age by prominent pioneer architect Edgar Ferdon (who built many of our city’s landmark buildings), it was considered one of the most ambitious Mediterranean Revival homes of the time and maintains the designation as one of the contributing buildings for design in Granada Terrace. Known as the Godsey House in the 1920s, the owners, CJ Godsey, a prominent plumbing contractor and businessman along with his wife, a professionally trained soprano who sang locally on the radio and at numerous society events, spared no expense on the design as they widely entertained society events and philanthropic endeavors in this stunning home. Built with superior hollow tile construction, this elegant home features exquisite historical details such graceful arches, original wood floors with Cabin Corner design, superb millwork, original gas fireplace, 11-foot ceilings, dazzling chandelier and sconces, custom-designed original stairwell spindles and exceptional original baths showcasing the owner’s professional prowess. The inviting solarium features two shared design elements with the renowned Vinoy Hotel (also built in 1925) including original hand-stenciled pecky cypress ceiling clad beams installed to the architect’s intricate design and original handcrafted faience tile on the solarium floors and gas fireplace. The light-filled, eat-in kitchen was meticulously updated to an open-concept family room/kitchen design perfect for entertaining and features custom wood cabinetry milled to match the period, pot filler, custom-designed glass tile backsplash, Corian countertops hand-picked for their luster and authentic appearance, sleek stainless steel appliances including stainless steel farmhouse sink, a convenient center island with drawer microwave, designer pendant lighting, tile floor sourced to match the original as well as a handy breakfast bar overlooking the refreshing pool and Coffee Pot Bayou waterfront. Relax in the tranquil second-floor spacious primary suite overlooking the waterfront featuring three closets (one walk-in) and includes an en-suite bath with beautiful stain glass, original fixtures and a remarkable original cathedral tile ceiling. A second bedroom includes waterfront views and an en-suite bath with original fixtures and finishes as well as another extraordinary original cathedral tile ceiling. Rounding off the second floor are two additional bedrooms and guest bath. Entertain friends and family on the tropically landscaped pool deck with pergola perfect for dining alfresco. Surrounded by a masonry wall, the grounds (14,693 square feet) include plenty of greenspace, basketball court, storage building with copper door, and semi-circular driveway for additional parking. Walk to thriving downtown St. Petersburg, parks, restaurants, Saturday Morning Market and professional sports.