Helvenston House

The Helvenston House property sits on the NW corner of a signaled intersection at the crossing of two major traffic arteries, just one block south of E Silver Springs Blvd, a major thoroughfare. Traffic counts at the intersection are 5,500 on Fort King Street and 2,700 on SE 11th Avenue. The property has extensive frontage along both E Fort King Street (155 feet) and SE 11th Ave. (150 feet), and is less than 1 mile from Ocala’ s Historic Downtown Square.


Zoning: RO

Year Built: 1932

Class: C

Sq. Ft. Owner Can Occupy: 4,284

Floors: 2

Typical Floor: 2,142

Land Area: 0.53 Acres / 23,087 Sq. Ft.


Ocala Historic District Helvenston House is a masonry structure consisting of a ground floor, second floor, and unfinished basement. Reflective of Mediterranean Revival style design it has a stucco finish, red ceramic tile, and low-pitched roof. This style is also known for its square, boxy design, spacious rooms, and high ceilings. It features 5 bedrooms, 4 ½ baths, kitchen, large LR and DR. Recent alterations to the home eliminated two key original, historic features: a porte-cochère (a covered entrance large enough for vehicles to pass through) on the west side of the structure, and a large screened sleeping porch on the east side of the structure (sleeping porches are a common feature of historic homes in warm climates). Both the porte-cochère and the sleeping porch were enclosed, and now function as an interior bedroom and interior office, respectively.


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Property Details

Status: For Sale

Property Type: Buildings, Commercial, Less than 20 Acres, Residential

Price: $249,000

Location: 1027 E Fort King St, Ocala, FL, 34471

Acreage: 0.53 +/-

Other Property Details

Parcel No: 2838-007-000

Zoning: RO

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 4 1/2

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