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Homebuyers Enjoy Unique Amenities at The John Gorrie a condominium

June 6th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

The John Gorrie a condominium, one of Jacksonville’s premier condo communities, offers homebuyers more than beautifully appointed homes in meticulously restored historic school buildings. The condominium community also features unique amenities that encourage residents to become part of The John Gorrie lifestyle.

Located in the center of the main building, the restored original private courtyard provides residents with a tranquil outdoor gathering space. Featuring lounge chairs and tables, residents can relax with a good book and glass of wine or simply enjoy the sunshine and beautiful surroundings. Several residences at The John Gorrie feature direct access to the courtyard, while others access the courtyard through a common door.

The former principal’s office, also located in the main building, now serves as a reading room for residents. The room is adorned with refinished cabinets from the school, a pedestal from a former bird bath provided by the June 1926 class, as well as concrete benches donated by the 1929 class of students. The reading room is the perfect spot for a quiet escape or a game of cards with friends. It also features the modern convenience of Wi-Fi internet access.

A custom-designed fitness center is located in the annex building and boasts brand-new exercise equipment, weights and fitness machines. Original locker fronts line the walls of the fitness center and the room overlooks a lawn adorned with majestic oak trees. The private fitness center is only accessible to residents.

The John Gorrie a condominium features 68 residences including studios, one- and two-bedroom condominiums, and two-story townhomes ranging in size from 800 square feet to 1,800 square feet. Many of the floor plans offer distinctive layouts based on the original John Gorrie Junior High School classrooms. One residence features the original auditorium stage and flooring, while another home features the original crest with reproduced molding around the front of the stage. The hallways display as artwork original windows and doors, chalkboards, radiators and a teachers’ mail cubby.

For more information about the opportunity to own a piece of local history, call (904) 383-3688 or visit www.TheJohnGorrie.com.

 

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