121 Gilchrist Avenue, Boca Grande, FL 33921
121 Gilchrist Ave
  • 7 Beds
  • 1 Acres Lot
  • 4,800 Sq.Ft. Living
  • 1927 Year Built
  • Sold Status
  • D5916456 MLS® ID

One of Boca Grande’s most historically significant beachfront homes with 145 ft of gulf frontage situated on approximately 1 acre of land. Originally owned by Louise duPont and FrancisCrowninshield, this exquisite home was built in 1927 as a winter retreat. A 3+ year renovationcombines a bygone era with new vogue as seen from imported European mosaic tiles, importedcrystal hanging pendants, and chef custom designed kitchen by Chicago’s diGulio’s Kitchens.Elegant features are surrounded by shell stone floors and ceilings made from the estate’sreclaimed cypress wood. Rebuilt from the foundation up, impact-resistant windows and customimpact NanaWall® sliding doors were installed and offer wide-open views of the white sand andazure waters. Numerous water amenities surround the exterior, including a 12-foot deepswimming pool with shell stone deck, spa, restored seahorse fountain, and two reclaimed watercisterns. Renovated under the Florida Green Building Coalition guidelines, recycled and energy efficientmaterials were utilized. Truly a rare find, this 7-bed, 6-bath, 4,800 AC sq. ft. and 11,228overall sq. ft. architectural jewel offers the best of Boca Grande’s Gulf Coast beauty and history.

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Features and Amenities


  • Total Bedrooms7
  • Total Bathrooms6
  • FlooringBrick/Stone
  • FireplaceFamily Room
  • APPLIANCESBar Fridge, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Dryer, ENERGY STAR Qualified Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Qualified Refrigerator, ENERGY STAR Qualified Washer, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Wine Refrigerator
  • other interior FeaturesCeiling Fans(s), Stone Counters, Unfurnished, Walk-In Closet(s)

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area4,800 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area1 Acres
  • MLS® IDD5916456
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1927
  • Architecture StylesCustom, Florida
  • View DescriptionPool, Water


  • PoolDiving Board, Heated, Salt Water, Solar Heat, Vinyl
  • roofMetal
  • lot featuresFloodZone, Historic District, In County, Street Paved
  • parkingNone
  • HEAT TYPECentral, Electric, Solar
  • SubstructureSlab
  • Green featureAppliances
  • other exterior FeaturesFrench Doors, Sliding Doors, Hurricane Shutters, Lighting, Rain Barrel/Cistern(s), Rain Gutters
  • Additional FeaturesDeed Restrictions


  • Sales Price$13,000,000
  • Real Estate Tax $87,228/yr
  • Zoning RS-1
Rich Taylor

Rich Taylor

Boca Grande, FL

Rich Taylor has specialized in the luxury real estate market of Boca Grande, Fla., since 1995 when he began building long-term relationships with his clientele based on integrity and dedication.