Reintroducing the Wall Street Journal House of the Year for 2015! Lamb Manor is recognized as one of the most beautiful and architecturally significant homes in America, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and has been featured in the US media and internationally. The main house, originally built in 1910, was ferried by barge across Tampa Bay and underwent a multi-million dollar restoration. This 5+ acre secluded hideaway overlooks the most beautiful section of Tampa Bay with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico.
Enter the Estate across an arched land bridge down a winding palm laden drive past peaceful lagoon pool and magnificent waterfall. The main home features 5 fireplaces, elevator, warm chestnut and oak paneling, hand carved cabinetry, intricate crown moldings, 19th century bronze and crystal lighting, and beveled/stained glass windows throughout. The Estate, with 2-story, 3 unit Guesthouse totals 8,550 sqft, 7 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, 5 kitchens, and 4 car garage large enough for grand entertaining yet warm enough for a family retreat.
The deep protected water dock with direct bay access has housed large vessels up to 45 feet+. Only 30 minutes to downtown Tampa, located midway between Tampa and Sarasota/Bradenton, experience the utmost in privacy while being central to everything. Furnishings available at additional cost. Square footage: Main home-3,405, lower finished level-2671, Finished Attic-709, Guest House-1768 differs from tax records. Ask agent re: Vacation Rentals.