Listing Details for MLS #A4508025
4900 Riverside Dr, Punta Gorda, Fl

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    Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Punta Gorda

    Listing Price: $2,499,999 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 52

    Description of Property

    The George Brown Mansion is a sprawling and MAGNIFICENT Florida historic mansion nestled on 2.15 acres of beautifully manicured land on the banks of the Peace River. A stately home with modern amenities and breathtaking in every detail. Lovingly restored by the current owners, this home will give you goose bumps! The estate consists of the main residence, detached fully functional guest home and an oversized detached garage and workshop. The charm and beauty are unparallelled and from the moment you enter the home into the reception area/foyer, your eyes will take you to the incredible detail found throughout - tall ceilings - tin and wood, beautiful artistic paintings, incredible crown molding and accent details everywhere! A library with craftsman custom woodworking detail is the perfect place for a home office or to display your book collection or important items and ....there is even a secret room..just like in the movies...you will have to see for yourself! The master wing is HUGE and has a private bedroom with tray ceilings, a very large walk in closet (there are no small rooms anywhere in this home), and a spa like master bathroom retreat. Direct access to the sparkling pool from the master bedroom also! There is one additional bedroom (does not have a permanent closet)on the lower level featuring soaring vaulted ceilings, bay window with panoramic water views. Very flexible and flowing floor plan with multiple living areas, one of which is 56 foot long and the ULTIMATE entertaining room - includes a large bar, sitting areas, custom wet bar with copper sink - most items can convey with the right price, and are museum/magazine quality. There are also numerous windows with endless and unobstructed views of the Peace River and double doors out to the back patio (s). A formal dining room fit for royalty branches off with fresco painted ceilings, incredible beams - asily seats 10 or more people and is loaded with character and charm. There is also access through an original door to the gourmet chef's kitchen which has been updated with SubZero refrigerator, custom cabinets, double Thermador ovens with warming drawer, Thermodor induction stove with pot filler and a wetbar with wine cabinet. The downstairs also contains a HUUUUGE living room with double sided original fireplaces (decorative only), tall ceilings and can fit any and all large furniture combinations. Upstairs are two additional master bedrooms - both are over 20 feet in length and both have double fireplaces, incredible crown molding, woodwork - straight out of a story book. The detached guest home has a full kitchen, shower, dining and combo bed/living area with a sun deck - almost 600 sq feet under air and perfect for guests/art studio etc. Outdoors is also amazing - over 200 feet of river frontage, additional water frontage on a creek/canal that runs along the south side of the property AND a 125 foot dock with boat lift - perfect to enjoy all the water amenities such as boating, fishing via Charlotte Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Easy access to PG waterfront and so many islands including Boca Grande, Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key and Captiva. The grounds are just as amazing - manicured lawn with 100 year old oak trees, multiple levels of decks, an expansive and welcoming front porch - this is a home you will never forget and an homage to George Brown, a man way ahead of his time who was an intricate and important part of the history of this community.The average asking price for a 4 bedroom/3 bath single family residence in this Zip code is $1,166,167. This single family residence is listed at about 214% of the average asking price. This is the only 4 bedroom/3 bath single family residence between $2,200,000 and $2,800,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

    The George Brown Mansion - an Olde Florida Estate nestled on 2.15 magnificent acres of unobstructed water views on the Peace River. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Front view of this magnificent home - beautiful front porch to enjoy the cooler nights, swimming pool  and an additional side entrance into the main residence. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Double garage is detached from the main residence and is oversized with a workshop and plenty of parking space in the large driveway. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    This almost 600 sq foot Guest HOme is picturesque and features a sun deck/patio as well as complete living area.  Would make a perfect studio/gym/home office as well. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    An incredible masterpiece built in 1910 when craftsmanship and attention to detail were everything! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Straight out of a story book - multi levels of patio, handicap accessible - the charm and character of this home is apparent both inside and outdoors! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Goose Bumps!!!  From the moment you see this home from the street, your jaw will drop.  This home will strike every happy cord - not only are the lawns manciured and majestic, but the home has an incredible, rich and sad history. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    No words needed, just pure magic - incredible views in every direction, mature and majestic oak trees, lush lawns - you can never replicate this home or its history. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another view of the rear of the home - easy accessiblity, lots of greenery and THOSE BEAUTIFUL trees! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    West facing lot offers the most beautiful sunsets - lots of porch space to gather around with a glass of wine and just enjoy the simple and beautiful things in life - the sunsets, water and nature! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    125 foot dock and boat lift for easy access to Punta Gorda and all the beautiful waterways including the Gulf of Mexico. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    The entry foyer - This is the spot where the original front door was and the window to the left is also original. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Located directly off the foyer, the library or reception room offers a place to work, gather, entertain or showcase any collections you might have.Filled with charm and attention to detail,  this woodwork is from yesteryears and a true piece of art itself! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Of course this home has a secret room - What would a historic home be without a secret room? This home does not disappoint and this room can be used for anything - multiple display cases and cabinets - perhaps a wine room or humidor? - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Additional photo fof the Secret Room currently used as a gun display. (guns are removed and do not convey). - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    The bar is just one focal point of the 56 foot long back entertainement area - not quite a family room, not quite a parlor - just a beautiful room with multiple seating areas, desk, bar and THE PERFECT place to entertain.This room can hold a lot of people and almost all of the furniture and art convey with the right price.  This back room has many many windows with those breathtaking views and access to the back patio. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A Custom wetbar with built in cabinets, granite counter top, udner cabinet lighting, the MOST beautiful copper sink and lots of gorgeous details - event he cabinet handles were specifically picked to honor the integrity of the home.A bay window that is almost full floor to ceiling length lets in the water views from every direction. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another view of the 56 foot long entertainers room - the back wall has custom cabinets and the most beautiful copper sink as well as multiple seating areas and a double door entry to the back patio! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A view looking towards the bar - such beautiful pieces of furniture, rugs and art - perfect the way it is or add your own personal touches.  Vaulted ceiling adds to the drama of the room and you also have access to the formal dining room, master wing, kitchen and hallway. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A MASSIVE dining area that could easily sit 10 and still have room for more.  More incredible artisan woodwork, ceiling beams, even the walls are custom hued wood and are a statement piece.The fireplace adds a beautiful decorative ambience to the room and would be perfect for dinner parties, gatherings or is so beautiful you may just want to look at it and admire it! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another view of the formal dining room - this is a super large dining table, built in curio cabinets, original door, STUNNING fireplace with a fireshield that was brought in specifically for this home from a Manhattan Mansion - everywhere you look there are tons of both large and tiny details that just add even more beauty and charm. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    WOWZA!!!!!This massive living room is not even dwarfed by the large furniture!So much character and history in one room - double sided original fireplace (decorative only and one of seven total throughout the home) with beautiful architecture, authentic bricks and a fresco medallion on the ceiling.Located off the library and easy access to the back entertainment room - wood floors, floor AC and surround sound! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Double door entry to the living room both from the library with its beautiful woodwork, AND to the entertainer room in the back - imagine the parties or get togethers you can throw here! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another view of the living room with large entertainment center and double door entry to the
    Another view of this fantastic kitchen as well as the foyer entrance from the outside.  Easy access to the formal dining, views and natural lighting everywhere! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Sub Zero fridge, upgraded appliances, wetbar and tons of space to gather around.The kitchen has a side entrance with a covered porch and a small entry way - nothing but charm and character everywhere you look! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Even the kitchen has its own private entry from the side of the home!A welcoming space to gather, kick off your shoes, add a dining room table - lots of windows and adjoins the kitchen. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Gourmet Chef's kitchen with goregous granite, custom cabinets, neutral paint palette and tons of counter space.  Thermador induction stovetop with Pot Filler faucet, double ovens and a warming drawer! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    The master bedroom is one room of the master wing.If you need a room that is a total blackout at night to sleep soundly, this spacious room is it!Tray ceiling, crown molding and floor ac vents throughout the home - this home is not only always comfortable and cool but the utility bill will shock you - in the low 200's. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another view of the downstairs master bedroom - walk in closet and bathrooms are completely separated from the room and are part of the master wing. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    This could almost be another bedroom it is so large!  This is only one part of it and is located between the private master bedroom and the master bathroom. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    The master wing is so large and so is the bathroom - this is one of two rooms in the bathroom - a custom vanity and beautiful accent storage cabinets, with access to large walk in closet and shower area (through the rear open door). - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Walk in shower, plenty of room to move around and outside access to the pool. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Large snail shell shower in the master wing - quick view through to the master bedroom and the walk in closet as well as the secondroom of the bathroom with an additional vanity and storage cabinets! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    This downstairs bedroom does not have a built in closet, but it could be easily added.As with all other rooms in the home, this is oversized and spacious and has a beautiful bay window with magnificent views overlooking the back yard and the Peace River.Soaring vaulted ceilings and plush carpet, no need for curtains! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another view of the downstairs office that is currently set up as a guest suite - most all furnishings and decor can stay with the home and this can truly be turn key and move in ready! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Beautifully crafted wood work - owner has the original bannister, but due to code changes had to replace and raise the bannister.  The new owner can use the old bannister as a piece of art or......There is also a half bath downstairs for easy access from all the various living/entertaining/dining room areas. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    This absolutely charming guest suite will give you goose bumps!  Two smaller rooms were combined to create a sprawling retreat - you can easily put two king size beds in this room and add additional furniture - such a large space with beautiful windows, baseboard, woodwork.Owner installed custom shelving in the large walk in closet and updated the bathroom into a masterpiece of design and function. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Really tall ceilings, a double sided fireplace (two of them), beautiful real hardwood floors!A dream room! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    No additional words needed, simply g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    When you have a magical bedroom, it is only fitting to have a magical bathroom - completely redone, every item and fixture was personally picked out by the owner and put together for a design masterpiece!From the detailed checkered tile flooring to the subway tile in the shower, to the wallpaper and even the one of a kind mirror - this bathroom is flawless and stunning!  Even the ceilng has its own artistic crown molding! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    The second upstairs bedroom is an ensuite with its own private bathroom and large walk in closet.  Both upstairs bedrooms span the entire width of the home from front to back, both have the double sided fireplaces and both have incredible views! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Pristine and perfect - your own private bath and walk in closet, plenty of room for a couch and beautiful tall ceilings. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    One last view of this guest bedroom with private bath - total of five windows to allow in natural light and the views of the 1 acre front lawn and the back views of the Peace River! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another view of the upstairs en-suite bathroom with beautiful vanity and a linen closet in addition to the large walk in closet.  There is TONS of storage throughout this home! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Located on the upper floor, this master has its own private bathroom and large walk-in closet! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Guest House living room - This living room is large and spaciuos and can easily accomodate biggger pieces of furniture. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    This beautiful detached guest home is light, bright and airy and features a full kitchen, bathroom , dining and living/bedroom combo.Perfect not only for a guest home but also as a studio, office, gym etc. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    The guest house was recently renovated and the bathroom is a reflection of that!Neutral colors, spacious, undermount sink and shower! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Guest House with soaring vaulted ceilings and light and bright open floor plan! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
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    View from the back lower patio of the detached garage which is over 900 square feet - it is a two bay garage with auto openers but is super deep and can easily accomodate another vehicle.Garage also has additional electric and a workshop.The garage has the canal/creek running next to it and can easily be expanded. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
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    Every day is a different magical view!  125 foot dock with unobstructed and unparallelled views of the Peace River.Watch the manatees play, or keep an eye on the large oak trees - you can often see two Bald Eagles using this as their hunting perch - lots of fish activity and endless entertainment! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Every direction offers a different view! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    125 foot dock - there are shallow waters and a sandbar - this dock takes you out to deep waters and also has a boat lift. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Looking towards the home from the Peace River. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Large front porch, additional side entry into the kitchen, there is curb appeal and then there is this magnificent home! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    The house is so amazing you almost forget about the 2.15 acres it is situated on.Mature trees, beautiful landscape and a lush lawn.A fenced and sparkling pool, perfect for those sizzling hot days and TONS of additional room for expansion.This home is Zoned R3.5 and the possiblities are endless - add a showcase garage, cottages, pickleball/tennis courts - probably even a football field it is so roomy.The property is fenced in the front and has privacy hedge on on side and mangroves and a creek/canal on the other. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
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    Large driveway and parking area can be expanded as can the garage. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
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    No words needed:-) - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A picture perfect postcard of this perfect Olde Florida Mansion! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Simply stunning! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    There is creek/canal that runs next to the garage - easy access to pull up your water toys and plenty of room to park jetskis etc. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Fenced sparkling pool with beautiful brick pavers, tons of space for outdoor furniture and custom pool flooring design. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    View from pool looking towards main home - two access points into the home and tons of room for an outdoor kitchen/tiki bar - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A dream home built by a visionary to stand the test of time. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A front porch for the ages!Although this porch has gone through changes since George Brown first built this masterpiece, it has remained an important part of the architecture.  It is both functional and an amazing space to just kick back and relax. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A grand entrance for a grand home!Shaded by beautiful awnings, this entrance will wow you everytime! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Stairways to front entrance and view of patio.  There is a wheelchair ramp for access on the back patio. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    An aerial view of the Peace River Banks - quick and easy access via boat to downtown Punta Gorda, Boca Grande, Charlotte Bay and some of the most beautiful waters and island of Southwest Florida.Not only a boating and water mecca but these waters contain some of the best fishing spots! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A view overlooking the Peace River and showcasing the might Oak Tress that have been there for over a hundred years! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A direct downward view from above.Check out the creek/canal - this runs alongside the southern part of the property. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    One more aerial view of this impressive Mansion - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Imagine the days/weeks/months you can spend exploring the waters and the small islands of the Peace River. - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    A view of the side and back yard between the garage and main home to the water! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Lots of room to pull up your water toys and enjoy everything the waterways have to offer! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Cocktails, tea or just enjoy the super sunsets! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Rainy and gloomy day but look the water is a mirror - no sunset, no sunrise will ever look the exact same! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
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    Electric and boat lift at the dock! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    God's beautiful landscape! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    This could be your view! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA
    Another spectacular view from the back patio! - MLS #A4508025 - PUNTA GORDA

    Property Details At A Glance

    Property Type: Residential
    Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
    City: Punta Gorda
    County: Charlotte
    Subdivision: S Cleveland / Cleveland
    Bedrooms: 4
    Bathrooms: 3
    Half Baths: 1
    Sq. Ft. Gross: 7,368
    Sq. Ft. Living Area: 5,602
    Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $446
    Year built: 1910
    Annual Tax: $11,472
    Homestead: Yes. This property has homestead exemption. Property tax will be adjusted to reflect market value upon sale of the property.
    Taxes and fees can change periodically, and other fees may apply. Please check with your Suncoasteam agent for more details.

    Interior Features:

    • Crown Molding
    • Eating Space In Kitchen
    • High Ceiling(s)
    • Master Bedroom Main Floor
    • Dormitorio Principal Arriba
    • Solid Surface Counters
    • Solid Wood Cabinets
    • Split Bedroom
    • Walk-In Closet(s)


    • Built-In Oven
    • Cooktop
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator

    Fireplace: Yes

    Fireplace Features:

    • Decorative
    • Family Room
    • Living Room
    • Other Room
    • Non Wood Burning

    Additional Rooms:

    • Den/Library/Office
    • Family Room
    • Florida Room
    • Formal Dining Room Separate
    • Formal Living Room Separate
    • Inside Utility
    • Interior In-Law Suite
    • Storage Rooms


    • Carpet
    • Tile
    • Wood

    Room Dimensions & Flooring

    • Kitchen: 17x10
    • Master Bedroom: 15x16
    Laundry Features: Inside, Laundry Room

    Pool & Waterfront Info

    Private Pool: Yes

    Pool Features:

    • Gunite
    • In Ground
    • Outside Bath Access

    Water Front: Yes
    Water Frontage: River
    Water Access: Yes

    Water Access Type:

    • Bay/Harbor
    • Gulf/Ocean to Bay
    • Intracoastal Waterway
    • River

    Waterfront Feet: 416
    Water View: Yes
    Water View: River
    Water Name: PEACE RIVER

    Water Extras:

    • Bridges - No Fixed Bridges
    • Dock - Wood
    • Dock w/Electric
    • Fishing Pier
    • Lift
    • Sailboat Water
    • Seawall - Concrete

    Exterior & Construction

    Architectural Style: Historical, Key West
    Rooms: 13
    Construction: Other, Wood Frame
    Foundation: Crawlspace
    Roof: Metal

    Exterior Features:
    • Awning(s)
    • Fenced
    • Irrigation System
    • Sidewalk

    Garage: Yes
    Garage Spaces: 3
    Garage Dimensions: 32x28
    Parking Features: Oversized, Workshop in Garage
    Floors Total: 2
    Floors in Unit: Two
    Cooling: Central Air, Zoned
    Heating & Fuel: Electric

    Patio & Porch Features:

    • Deck
    • Front Porch
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Rear Porch

    Other Structures: Guest House
    View: Water
    Fencing: Chain Link


    • Cable Connected
    • Electricity Connected
    • Sewer Connected
    • Water Connected

    Sewer: Septic Tank
    Water Source: Public

    Lot Information

    Lot Features:

    • In County
    • Oversized Lot
    • Tip Lot

    Flood Zone Code: 8AE
    Acreage Description: 2 to less than 5
    Lot Size (acres): 2.15
    Lot Size (sq. ft.): 93,600 square feet
    Lot Dimensions: 130x450
    Front Exposure: East

    Legal Description & Other Information

    Financing Available: Cash, Conventional, VA Loan
    Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
    Zoning: RSF3.5
    Tax Legal Desc.: CLS 000 0004 0001 S CLEVELAND BLK 4 LTS 1 & 4 & VAC FRONT ST ADJ THERETO 208/145-49 208/151 417/342 503/492 503/494 2956/320 2956/921 3121/1337 CT3960/1104 4032/1009
    Parcel Number: 402334202003
    Disclosures: Lead Paint
    Section: 34
    Range: 23E
    Township: 40S



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