217 Clarke Avenue Palm Beach, FL
$ 13,299,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#RX10585175
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyPALM BEACH
  • CityPalm Beach
  • Area5002
  • NeighborhoodPrimavera Estates
  • Zip33480
  • StyleMediterranean
  • Year Built1929
  • Taxes75667
  • Price$ 13,299,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage7524
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Douglas Elliman
Property Description

Architects and historians often refer to this property as a ''Mediterranean Masterpiece''. A true reflection of the Mediterranean Revival style prevalent in the Town of Palm Beach during the boom time era of the 1920''s. Built in 1929 for Mr. and Mrs. N.S. Babbitt who named the house ''Villa Banyan'' after 2 magnificent old Banyan trees that still prominently frame the house today. Impeccably maintained and lovingly restored. This Elegant Landmarked Estate offers the best of old and new. 5 Bedrooms, 6 1/2 bath make this a very manageable residence for todays's active lifestyles. Other features include salt water pool, cabana/full bath, guest/staff quarters,3 car garage, mahogany impact doors/windows, full house generator, and a myriad ofcustom detailing/architectural finishes throughout

Price History
12/14/2019 Listed $14,900,000
1/8/2020 11% - $13,299,000

General Features

Adult 55+ No Hopa
Area 5002
Auction No
Construction CBS
Flooring Marble, Wood Floor
Geo Area PB30
Geo Lat 26.70994
Geo Lon -80.037829
Governing Bodies None
HOA None
Membership Fee Required No
Parking Drive - Circular, Driveway, Garage - Attached, Garage - Building
Pets Allowed Y/N Yes
Possession At Closing
Property Type A
Restrict None
Security Security Sys-Leased
Short Sale No
Status Active
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 75667.80
Terms Considered Cash, Conventional
Type Single Family Detached
Virtual Tour
Year Built 1929
Zoning R-B(ci

Interior Features

Cooling Central, Other, Zoned
Dining Area Breakfast Area, Dining/Kitchen, Formal
Equip/Appl Included Auto Garage Open, Central Vacuum, Compactor, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Fire Alarm, Freezer, Generator Whle House, Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Smoke Detector, Water Heater - Gas
Full Baths 6
Furnished Y/N Unfurnished
Half Baths 1
Heating Central, Zoned
Interior Features Bar, Built-in Shelves, Cook Island, Ctdrl/Vault Ceilings, Decorative Fireplace, Fireplace(s), Foyer, Pantry, Walk-in Closet, Wet Bar
Master Bedroom/Bath Mstr Bdrm - Upstairs, Separate Shower
Rooms Cabana Bath, Garage Apartment, Pool Bath
SqFt - Living 7524.00
Total Bathrooms 6.10
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Floors/Stories 2.00
Utilities Cable, Electric, Gas Natural
Window Treatments Casement, Hurricane Windows, Impact Glass

Exterior Features

Design Mediterranean
Exterior Features Auto Sprinkler, Cabana, Covered Patio, Zoned Sprinkler
Guest House 1 Bath, 1 Bedrooms
Lot Description 1/4 to 1/2 Acre
Lot Dimensions 100.0 ft x 187.0 ft
Number of Garage Spaces 3.00
Private Pool Y/N Yes
Roof Barrel
Storm Protection: Impact Glass Complete
Storm Protection: Permanent Generator Whole House
Subdiv. Amenities None
Waterfront None


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 33480

AVG $9.25M
AVG $66,180
AVG 112
Year Built
AVG 1969
AVG 29
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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