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  • MLS® #: RX-10508878
  • 1608 Lake Av
  • West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • $2,395,000
  • 10 Beds, 10 Bath, 7,784 SqFt
  • Residential

The largest landmarked residence located in the popular Grandview Heights Historic District adjacent to downtown West Palm Beach, this property is located 5 blocks off the intracoastal waterway and is currently configured to be a spacious residence for the property owners with 7 rentable units. The main historic structure features 4967 square feet with 6 bedrooms 4 1/2 bathrooms. In addition, there is a separate 2817 square ft newer structure with 5 bed & breakfast units which feature ensuite bathrooms, outside private entrances, terraces and balconies. The current bed & breakfast operation at the property, Grandview Gardens Bed & Breakfast, is one of the highest rated public lodging facilities in the state.This historic property comes with a loyal client base, 100+ 5-star reviews across a multitude of third party hotel booking syndicates, and over 400 positive reviews on TripAdvisor. The public school district for this property includes Palm Beach Public Elementary on Palm Beach island, the highest rated elementary school in Palm Beach County. One of the highest rated high schools in Florida, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, is walking distance. IMAGINE owning a historic Palm Beach estate, so charming, unique and rich with history that visitors have described it as ''the Secret Garden of the Palm Beaches'' and ''Enchanting from the moment you step foot on the property''. THE MAIN RESIDENCE ("Grandview Gardens B & B"): Nestled back in a tropical garden setting on a beautiful tree lined street, this historically landmarked 1925 Mediterranean Revival has been carefully restored and transformed into one of the Palm Beach area's most unique, intimate resort/residences. The property boasts 8 a large gathering room, commercial grade kitchen, an office, and the perfect configuration for entertaining your guests -- paid guests or visitors. Lush, tropical gardens and a quaint winding path leads guests to the romantic picturesque entrance of the Bed & Breakfast. Upon entering the estate be prepared to be swept away by the vaulted foyer/living room exuding historical charm through the pecky cypress finishes and the focal coral stone fireplace. The formal dining space and breakfast loggia showcase the continuation of Spanish Mediterranean influences throughout the home. The wood and teracotta floors and arched doorways flowing throughout the estate are some examples of the periodic architectural details prevalent in the home. There are laundry facilities and a two car garage with plenty of parking on the quiet street. Located along Howard Park in Grandview Heights, one of West Palm Beach's most desirable downtown neighborhoods with easy access (5-10 min) to Palm Beach and the beaches. Walking distance to the main attractions of downtown West Palm Beach, including City Place, Himmel Theater, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, The Norton Museum of Art, and an abundance of excellent cuisine!. As an option, buyers can also add the property at 734 Palm Street next door for 3 more additional bedrooms for $455,000. Listed separately but can be part of total B&B operation.

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Essential Information

  • MLS® #RX-10508878
  • Price$2,395,000
  • CAD Dollar$3,396,594
  • UK Pound£1,957,398
  • Euro€2,214,520
  • HOA Fees$0
  • Bedrooms10
  • Bathrooms10.00
  • Full Baths9
  • Half Baths1
  • Total Square Footage9,500
  • Living Square Footage7,784
  • Year Built1925
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Detached
  • StyleMediterranean, Spanish
  • StatusBackup
  • HOPANo Hopa


Lease OK, None, Other, Historic Designation

Community Information

  • Address1608 Lake Av
  • Area5430
  • DevelopmentGrandview Heights
  • CityWest Palm Beach
  • CountyPalm Beach
  • StateFL
  • Zip Code33401


  • # of Garages2
  • ViewPool, Garden
  • WaterfrontNone
  • Has PoolYes
  • PoolHeated
  • Pets AllowedYes


Pool, Tennis, Bike - Jog, Picnic Area, Sidewalks, Bike Storage, Manager on Site, Street Lights


3-Phase Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, Cable


Garage - Attached, Street, Guest


  • HeatingCentral, Electric
  • CoolingElectric, Ceiling Fan, Central
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2.00

Interior Features

Ctdrl/Vault Ceilings, Fireplace(s), Pantry, Foyer, Fire Sprinkler, Walk-in Closet, Volume Ceiling, Stack Bedrooms, French Door, W/D Hookup, Decorative Fireplace


Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator, Range - Electric, Dishwasher, Water Heater - Elec, Disposal, Ice Maker, Microwave, Smoke Detector, Auto Garage Open, Freezer, Wall Oven


  • WindowsArched, Blinds, Drapes
  • RoofS-Tile, Comp Rolled
  • ConstructionCBS, Frame, Frame/Stucco

Exterior Features

Fence, Outdoor Shower, Open Patio, Covered Balcony, Auto Sprinkler, Custom Lighting

Lot Description

1/4 to 1/2 Acre, Corner Lot, Sidewalks

School Information

  • ElementaryPalm Beach Public
  • MiddleConniston Middle School


Forest Hill Community High School

Room Dimensions

  • Master Bedroom17 x 13
  • Bedroom 220 x 14
  • Bedroom 322 x 14
  • Bedroom 420 x 14
  • Bedroom 512 x 16
  • Dining Room12 x 15, 10 x 14
  • Family Room22 x 15
  • Living Room20 x 16
  • Kitchen12 x 14
  • Office: Compass Florida Llc

Property Location

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1608 Lake Av on www.waterfront-properties.com

Offered at the current list price of $2,395,000, this home for sale at 1608 Lake Av features 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. This real estate listing is located in GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS of West Palm Beach, FL 33401 and is approximately 7,784 square feet. 1608 Lake Av is listed under the MLS ID of RX-10508878 and has been available through www.waterfront-properties.com for the West Palm Beach real estate market for 403 days.

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Listing information last updated on April 6th, 2020 at 11:52pm EDT.