“Somerset House” Located in the celebrated St Leonard’s Tract in Ventnor this; historic ca 1912 home is an exquisite example of 18th century Dutch Colonial architecture.
The 6BD & 5.5 BA house represents a rare find for a true purist w/ a flawless total renovations in 2010 that include “must-see” gourmet kitchen.
This spacious, elegantly appointed home is being sold fully furnished w/ custom furniture & window treatments, truly one of a kind home.
It offers 5,500 sq. ft., 2 fireplaces, h/w floors, large front porch & huge in-ground pool. This shore retreat is on an 85 x 115 size lot of lovely stonewalled landscape that is just 1 block to the beach.
The St. Leonard’s Association was incorporated November 18, 1921. A group of St. Leonard’s Tract residents joined in 1923 in an agreement to make the restrictions perpetual. This was officially recorded on February 20, 1923
The City of Ventnor was incorporated March 17, 1903, named for a town on the Isle of Wight off England’s southern shore. The St. Leonard’s Land Company had been incorporated seven years earlier on June 13, 1896 to include all the land between the midlines of what it renamed as Surrey and Cambridge Avenues, the highwater mark south of Atlantic Avenue (then about 100 ft. from Atlantic Avenue) and the Inside Thorofare. The streets were remapped to 250 ft. apart and named for English Dukes.
Photographs by: Annette Tecce Photography