• 443 Ocean Vista Ave, St Augustine, FL 32080

    4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 3630 square feet, Full walk-out basement with 2 efficiency apartments

    Offered at $949,000

Water views and a full basement with split-level access in Lighthouse Park! Enjoy views of Salt Run and Anastasia State Park from one of the highest elevations in St Augustine. This incredibly spacious home is built on a coquina rock bed in the shadow of St Augustine’s treasured lighthouse. You must see this century-old gem in person to truly appreciate the character and beauty it holds. The home’s unique construction of concrete block and coquina stone provide a solid foundation that has stood the test of time. The sprawling interior spans an impressive square footage, featuring beautifully refinished hardwood floors and tile throughout. This home has been modernized and updated substantially over the years, all while holding on to much of its historic charm. Updates include new electrical, a full re-pipe, newer kitchens and baths, a propane tank and automatic whole-house generator, and new vinyl windows throughout.

Configured for versatility, the main level hosts a large foyer, living room with fireplace, dining room, full kitchen with breakfast bar, sunroom, two well-appointed bedrooms including one with an en-suite bathroom, a second shared bathroom, and sizable laundry room. The lower level reveals a treasure trove of potential, currently sectioned into two separate efficiency units. Each downstairs efficiency unit offers a separate living area, kitchenette, full bathroom, exterior windows throughout, and private split-level walkout to the fenced-in backyard with gate to the front of the home. There is also an impressive shared laundry/utility room on the lower level which is accessible from the main level and both efficiency units. Whether seeking income opportunities through short-term rentals or desiring a private retreat for guests, the possibilities are abundant.

Step out to the private backyard designed for relaxation, where a hot tub awaits on the pavered patio, promising tranquil moments under the shade of the oak canopy while enjoying the calming sounds of the marina. Or step out to the front steps and patio to enjoy watching the boats come and go or get a glimpse of the lighthouse. This is truly the St Augustine life, within just a few steps of Lighthouse Park and Boat Ramp, the St Augustine Yacht Club, the Lighthouse itself, and RB Hunt Elementary. Also just a short walk or leisurely bike ride away is Anastasia State Park and Anastasia Beach, local shops and restaurants, the St Augustine Amphitheater, the Alligator Farm, and the Bridge of Lions leading into historic downtown St Augustine. Embrace the chance to become the steward of this historic treasure, where the promise of an exclusive island lifestyle or incredible income potential awaits. Book your private showing today and discover what life can be like in Lighthouse Park.