Unique Opportunity in Historic Avondale – Mediterranean Masterpiece! 1855 Ingleside Avenue – New Listing!

Take a look at my new listing in Historic Avondale at 1855 Ingleside Avenue! This 4BR/2.5BA home is within walking distance to many wonderful shops and restaurants. Sunday Brunch at Biscotti’s is delicious, Drinks after work on the sidewalk at The Brick is always fun and there’s a new super yummy frozen custard shop called Whit’s that’s a must!


There’s an awesome brick patio that’s perfect for entertaining in Jacksonville’s great weather and a 1BR/1BA Guest House for all of your out of town guests!

The architecture of this 1926 Home is remarkable. It has graceful arches both inside and out and the home has a luxury gourmet kitchen and two fireplaces.

Call me today at 904-252-5181 for a private showing of this fantastic home or click here to see tons of pictures of this very special home!


JUST LISTED! 3890 Bettes Circle – Jacksonville, FL 32210

3890 Bettes Circle MLS-33890 Bettes Circle MLS-21 3890 Bettes Circle MLS-37I’ve just listed this amazing newer construction home in one of Jacksonville’s oldest and best neighborhoods – Ortega! Home to many of Jacksonville’s who’s who, Ortega is also proud of the famous Timuquana Country Club which has one of the best golf courses in the city where Tim Tebow has been seen playing many times. 3890 Bettes Circle is a quiet no traffic street on Ortega Point which is the most prime part of Ortega.

Designed by noted local architect, Bill Leuthold, a few special features include tall ceilings, loads of natural light, wide plank heart pine floors, open floor plan, private guest suite, sparkling pool with wading area, gourmet kitchen with Wolf Gas range and separate refrigeration and freezer units from SubZero – this home literally has it all! Click here to see tons of great pictures of this home and call me at 904-252-5181 for a private showing of this masterpiece. You will not be disappointed!

JUST SOLD! Riverfront Home in Historic Avondale

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The perfect riverfront home for outdoor living just sold at 1900 Edgewood Avenue! The backyard included amazing water views, stunning view of the downtown Jacksonville skyline from the dock, large open grassy areas and gardens, a huge covered flagstone patio, and covered dock with a boathouse and Jet-ski lift. Not to mention this home was only a quick stroll away from the wonderful shoppes and delicious restaurants of Avondale.

Details Included:

  • 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths
  • 4,054 sq. ft.
  • sold at $1,550,000

We are selling plenty of fabulous homes just like this one — please visit our website allaboutavondale.com and call or text us at (904) 252 – 5181, today!


Just Reduced! Historic Charmer in Avondale


Pine Street is one of those streets where neighbors know each other, have block parties, walk their dogs, push their babies and enjoy an old fashioned lifestyle. The welcoming front porch of 3565 Pine Street is sure to make you smile. Historic Avondale is one of the true walking neighborhoods of Jacksonville. There are many shoppes and restaurants close by — you can get ice cream, a hair cut at an Old Fashioned barbershop or dinner at The Brick. The home itself features an open floor plan, gleaming hardwood floors, a light-filled family room, a great back porch and a beautifully renovated master bathroom. Come have a look — it’s been reduced and is a great price! Call me for an appointment at 904-252-5181.

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Details Include:

  • 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths
  • 2,196 sq. ft.
  • Now Offered at $449,000

Don’t miss out, call us at (904) 252-5181, today!

Just Listed! Gated Community Home


Spacious home located at 8251 Ashworth Court in Deer Creek Country Club Community. Fabulous screened in outdoor entertaining space and in ground hot tub will make you never want to leave the backyard! Located on the 14th hole of the Golf Course, this is a premiere location within the community. House also has a brand new roof, newer TRANE air conditioners and a solar panel hot water heater with a NUOVO water softener system. What a great house. MLS # 776208

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Details Include:

  • 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths
  • 3,188 sq. ft.
  • Offered at $409,000

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the superb Deer Creek Country Club Community! Reach us at, (904) 252 – 5181, today!



Darling Bungalow in Historic Avondale Hits the Market


Who knew that you could get a taste of Hollywood right here in Jacksonville, FL? Well, a different kind of Hollywood. A perfectly darling bungalow on Hollywood Avenue just hit the market yesterday!

Starting with a vaulted ceiling front porch with a porch swing, the home is welcoming from the moment you come up to the front door. Stepping inside, you’ve got gleaming hardwood floors, a fireplace and loads of natural light. A full living room, separate dining room, three graciously sized bedrooms AND a very rare find in Avondale, a large 2 1/2 car garage!

The house has many “systems” upgrades including new roof, new air conditioner, new appliances in the kitchen and more — this is a real gem. Priced at only $185,000 – it’s sure to go quickly! Call today to come see this one before it’s gone. 904-252-5181

With over 100 sales in the area, the Powell Steilberg Team offers you a wealth of experience giving you the peace of mind you need! Check out our newly revised website www.AllAboutAvondale.com and search for homes!

1926 Marsh and Saxelbye Home Sells in Historic Avondale

1849 Challen Avenue, Historic Avondale, 32205
1849 Challen Avenue, Historic Avondale, 32205
Barrel Vaulted Ceiling in the Living Room of 1849 Challen Avenue, Historic Avondale
Barrel Vaulted Ceiling in the Living Room of 1849 Challen Avenue, Historic Avondale

Our stunning listing at 1849 Challen Avenue recently closed for $875,000 or nearly 95% of the asking price. It is one of only six $800K+ non-riverfront homes that have sold in all of Avondale, Ortega and Riverside so far in 2013.

Situated only two houses away from the St. John’s river in historic Avondale, this house was loaded with charm and had many special features including barrel tile roof, pecky cypress ceiling on the large covered front porch, barrel vaulted ceiling in the living room, tall ceilings both downstairs and upstairs, separate/private guest bedroom with private bath, office, two powder baths, large fenced backyard, nicely updated kitchen and more!

The house sold quickly – it went under contract in just over 30 days on the market. There were multiple buyers interested in this home so if you’ve been thinking of selling, now is a great time!

Enjoy the pictures of this beautiful house and call us if you’re thinking of selling!

Large Covered Porch with Pecky Cypress Ceilings
Large Covered Porch with Pecky Cypress Ceilings

Recipe for Success in Selling Your Home

The Powell Steilberg team specializes in the Avondale, Ortega and Riverside neighborhoods of Jacksonville, FL. The two most important ingredients in the recipe for success in selling your home are correct price and professional photography.

We’ve sold over 100 homes in the area and have been inside many of the others so we’re uniquely qualified to give you an accurate opinion of value. We know right away how your home compares to the active competition and those recently sold.

After determining value, we hire a professional photographer to capture the essence of the home. The saying that a picture is worth a thousand words cannot be more true and it’s also true that no amount of marketing will sell an overpriced home.

Don’t risk having buyers reject your home online before even walking through the door – hire an expert who knows the market AND how to market your home!

Enjoy a few of our favorite pictures here or go to our newly redesigned website AllAboutAvondale.com and have a look!

River Room Overlooking the St. John's River
3915 Ortega Blvd. - River Room Overlooking the St. John's River
1859 Challen Avenue - A Mediterranean Classic in Avondale
1859 Challen Avenue - A Mediterranean Classic in Avondale
1853 Edgewood Avenue South - Georgian Classic in Historic Avondale
1853 Edgewood Avenue South - Georgian Classic in Historic Avondale

Fairfax Manor Two Story Home Hits the Market!

Lovely Two Story Home
1678 Woodmere Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32210

This lovely two story home in Fairfax Manor just came on the market and is ready for you to move right in! Featuring gleaming and recently refinished hardwood floors, this 3 bedroom home has large rooms, loads of natural light and the most peaceful backyard you’ve ever seen. There’s a large deck off the kitchen where you could entertain a crowd or just enjoy the gentle rustling sound of the leaves from the riverfront breeze. Located across the street from the St. John’s river (and much more expensive homes), this house is also situated between the very popular Historic District of Avondale and Ortega. At $309,000 you can buy this home for far less than it would cost to rent — welcome home! Click here to see LOTS of pictures!

The Good Houses In Avondale Are Going Fast – Even in this Market!

3576 Pine Street, Avondale
3576 Pine Street, Avondale

If you’ve got a turn key home that’s been renovated in Avondale and you price it right, you’re likely to have good luck in finding a buyer who’s ready to act. There are lots of buyers out there — just waiting pounce on something great when it pops up.

A great example of this is the house located at 3576 Pine Street in Avondale. It was listed last month by the Fred Miller Group for $399,000. It’s a 3 bedroom, 2 bath bungalow with a beautiful front porch, gorgeous brand new kitchen, renovated master bathroom, tall ceilings, screened porch in the back and has new landscaping — the perfect example of a “turn key” home.

The house came on the market, had two competing offers within weeks of being listed and is already under contract.

If you’re thinking of selling, there is a lot of pent up demand for houses in Avondale and lots of buyers out there looking for them. Please call us at 904-252-5181 for a market evaluation of your home if you’re considering selling – the time is now!