Property Description 37620 Meridian Avenue, Dade City, FL 33525
HISTORICAL HAVEN & Architectural Masterpiece in Dade City awaits its future Legacy! Once in a lifetime opportunity to pass the torch of this Magnificent Historic Home built and designed by renown Architect Artemus Roberts in 1910! The Exquisite Littlefield House, previously known as the Daiger-Jackson Home encompasses incredibly detailed architectural Neoclassical highlights enhanced with authentic turn of the century elements offering simple, craftsman style lines. Historic Ybor city cast iron lanterns illuminate this estate with Doric Columns on the Rocking Chair front porch welcoming you to sit, swing and visit awhile! Enter where statesman, judges, lawyers, doctors, patients, crop owners, music apprentices, families and friends have, this thru the custom front door, framed with sidelights and transom of stunning stained glass. Original hardwood floors greet you in the Foyer, Formal Dining Room, Parlor/Music room and Gentlemen’s quarters of this southern traditional home. Notice the authentic doors, hardware, cylinder glass in original windows, pocket doors and fluted woodwork on the Newell posts of the wooden oak staircase, ushering you to the second floor. OPEN landing with antique armoire, well appointed windows for natural lighting and access to the rear Sunroom. Spacious bedrooms upstairs, three with original wood burning fireplaces, transom windows and den set up as an office with French door to the "sleeping porch". Gourmet Kitchen at the rear of the home has its own gas fireplace, gas range, center island with tile counters and butlers pantry to Formal dining room boasting vintage chandelier, rounded corner ceiling with carved decorative accent, built in cupboard and gas fireplace with marble engraved Jackson House 1919-1974 house plate on mantle. Parlor houses an antique pump organ and baby grand piano where music lessons were given for over 35 years. Informal meetings held in the masculine study/den where legislators discussed important issues. Light, Bright, Florida SUNROOM was added as a spectacular gathering space with custom glass accents, tile floors, Gazebo type ceiling & french doors opening to covered back porch with walkway to Gazebo overlooking the landscaped grounds. Mature Palm trees in the front, Majestic Magnolia tree, magnificent Staghorn fern and Mature Trees adorn the property with a previous Koi Pond, now features tropical plants just off the porch. The Original Well (one of only 5 homes in the city to have a well in that time period) still intact and used for irrigation, with city water to the house. Situated on a large Corner Lot with side entry and plenty of room to accommodate an additional Garage, carport, swimming pool or outbuilding, this homestead encompasses a quarter of the city block with well maintained, restored neighboring historic homes and faces Price Park which offers a picnic area, playground, tennis courts and dog park. Easy access to Rails to Trails for walking and biking, this residence is located just a stroll from the charming downtown of Historic Dade City, the County Seat of Pasco county, just West of the county courthouse and the Griffin Block, offering numerous eateries and specialty merchandise shoppes. Dade City, which is known for its history and 100 year old establishments coupled with the new brewery and THE BLOCK event center offers a blend of new opportunities with the historic elements of the past…for a GREAT Place to BE! CALL TODAY to be a part of History in the Making!