Old Town Key West

Old Town Key West’s Most Famous Historic Homes

August 18, 2017 Posted by: Sean

Most of the wooden houses and structures Old Town is famous for, date from the late 1800’s and early 20th Century, and range from cigar maker’s cottages to millionaire’s estates.

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Key West Homes: The Blue Porch Ceilings

September 8, 2014 Posted by: Sean

Key West homes, especially historic homes in the Old Town neighborhoods are known for their quaint front porches with blue-painted ceilings. Whether the blue is used as an extension of the sky, bug-repellent or ghost-repellent, it’s beautiful all the same.  This article from Houzz.com goes into more detail about the history of the blue painted ceiling. Renovation Detail: The Blue Porch Ceiling Let us show you the Old Town Key West homes currently for sale. You can start your search online here or call us for more information. We are […]

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Old Town, Key West, Florida. Whitehead Street neighborhood

June 30, 2014 Posted by: Sean

Old Town Key West, though relatively small in size, has many smaller communities within it. In our last blog post we discussed “The Meadows” area and now we are going to talk about the “Whitehead Street” area of Old Town Key West. Whitehead Street, shown in the above map in red, is one block west and runs parallel to Duval Street- probably the most famous Street in Key West. Whitehead Street is about a mile long and runs from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean. The street is […]

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Key West Meadows Homes

June 17, 2014 Posted by: Sean

The Meadows in Key West, Florida is one of the most desirable neighborhoods to own a home. The Meadows neighborhood is located on the northwest side of Old Town and consists of a series of parallel, one way streets approximately 24 square blocks in size. The homes range from bohemian style bungalows to grand waterfront estates with plenty of traditional conch-style homes in between. This quiet, residential neighborhood saw most of its development in the early 1900’s when Henry Flagler’s railroad came to Key West. Most of the original homes […]

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