Tavernier, FL Real Estate News

By Jan Keller
(Coldwell Banker)
This exceptional home features a privacy wall w/an electric gate entrance, deep water dockage, over 3,200 sf of living space w/4bdrms & 3bthrms, incl a master ste. like no other, downstairs guest quarters, game room, awesome open floor plan w/soaring ceilings, garage, beautiful swimming canal w/a slide, concrete dock w/davits offering direct bay & ocean access. This home truly has the WOW FACTOR!Directions: Mile Marker 91 at the traffic light turn towards the bay on Sunshine Blvd. go past Tavernero Airport, turn right on Coral Ave. House is on the left. 543742 Residential Active $999,000 Provided as a courtesy of JAN KELLER Coldwell Banker Schmitt IslamoradaFax: (305)664-4111Cell: (305)664-7069Office: (305)289-6623Toll Free: (800)207-416085996 Overseas HwyIslamorada,FL 33036JANKELLER1@...
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By Maya Thomas, Broker, Please see my client recommendations.
Who would ever think about the Keys and cotton farming in the same thought?  According to the November 21, 1935 Key West Citizen the Keys had a cotton crop that needed harvesting.  In the 1930's, as a part of the "New Deal" Franklin Roosevelt gave people jobs in the Keys working on building the bridges and roads, working on parks and harvesting wild cotton.  The Keys are a perfect place to grow cotton because of our frost-free weather.  Wild Keys cotton grew as high as 12 feet.  The President found it important to harvest the cotton to control the boll weevil which threatened in neighboring states cotton crops.     Cotton harvesting in the Keys was closer to pulling weeds.  Wild cotton does not have the quality that we all know today.  Wild cotton can not be spun so it's fairly useless ...
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