Ron DeSantis has lastly introduced his presidential bid, albeit with a collection of tech glitches alongside the best way.
Alas, the Republican governor of Florida isn’t a lot of a participant in relation to properties. After all, he does get to reside within the posh governor’s mansion proper now and he has since offered his different properties.
With DeSantis making huge waves in his political profession, it’s time to look at his actual property strikes, too. From a historic mansion within the Florida capital to rather more modest digs in different elements of the state, right here’s a take a look at the place he’s dropped his baggage over time.
Present: Tallahassee, FL
DeSantis at the moment lives within the governor’s mansion, a stunning Greek Revival with a stately portico that was crafted to resemble the Nashville home owned by Andrew Jackson, the seventh U.S. president.
In-built 1956 and designed by Palm Seashore architect Marion Sims Wyeth (who additionally labored on the design of Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago membership), the mansion made the Nationwide Register of Historic Locations in 2006, marking its fiftieth anniversary.
Governors who take up residence within the 30-room, 15,000-square-foot property get pleasure from many perks, together with lofty halls, reception rooms (one has a grand piano), an train room, and a good looking library.
Exterior, there are pretty gardens, a brick patio, koi pond, greenhouse, swimming pool, cabana, and fountain with a manatee sculpture.
Former: Ponte Vedra Seashore, FL
Earlier than taking the helm in Tallahassee, DeSantis lived on this modest, three-bedroom, three-bath house in Ponte Vedra Seashore, which is close to Jacksonville. Somewhat petite in contrast with the mansion he at the moment enjoys, the home is about 1,700 sq. toes in measurement. Nonetheless, it has water views and appears out over a nature protect that’s a part of the Sawgrass Gamers Membership.
The house options wooden floors, large shutters, a two-car storage, and a tiny pool for cooling off within the Florida warmth.
DeSantis bought the property in 2009 for $307,000. He offered this house in 2019 for $460,000.
Former: Palm Coast, FL
Previous to his residence in Ponte Vedra, DeSantis owned this three-bedroom, two-bath abode in Palm Coast, a bit farther south on the Atlantic Coast. In-built 1994, the lakefront property at the moment includes a screened lanai, an up to date kitchen, an open residing space, new wooden floors, and contemporary paint.
The home is a part of the Lakeside at Matanzas gated group, which presents residents entry to a close-by seashore, two swimming pools, clubhouses, and tennis, shuffleboard, and volleyball courts. DeSantis offered this house in June 2018 for $275,000.
Randy White contributed to this report.