Single Family Home 5 Beds 5.5 Baths 7,071 Square Feet Taxes: $10,759.00 Built in 1968 2 Garage Spaces Style: Custom Type: Single Family Residence Listed on 12/06/2018 MLS # O5750157

Description of 1408 TUSCA TRAIL, WINTER SPRINGS, FL 32708

When entering this private drive for five lakefront estates, whether the first time or the last, Tusca Trail blends an instant serenity and peacefulness of leaving the rest of the busy world at the entrance! In a pastoral setting of more than four acres, the late John Cather, designed and built this magnificent, custom five bedroom, five and a half bath mansion for his family. Being the general contractor par excellence, John created all of the entrance doors using three inch pecky cypress that open with fingertip control. That is just the beginning! Almost every room in this exquisite mansion has a lakefront view. The upstairs primary bedroom has a winterized porch, picture #4, for an excellent view of both sunrises and sunsets! The modern kitchen has elevated wood ceilings, granite countertops, and a Sub Zero refrigerator\freezer. Extra dining space is provided in the kitchen, in addition to a large dining room with a fireplace. If your family loves skiing, Little Lake Howell is one of the best ski lakes in Seminole County. A boathouse complete with dock and electric winch is provided. If you are equine enthusiasts, a stable, built like a fortress, is ready for up to six horses. Surrounding the salt reef pool is the ultimate summer kitchen with coquina rock cooking grill available for large parties. A large game room with fireplace, gym, overlook the pool area; plus, fifth bedroom next to 25 x 22 media room Mature landscaping adds the final touch to this paradise property!

Directions to 1408 TUSCA TRAIL, WINTER SPRINGS, FL 32708

Go east from 17-92 & Dog Track\Seminola, or West from Tuskawilla Rd, Rd to Bird Drive. Take Bird Drive North from Lake Drive to Tusca Trail, second street on the right. As you make the first left curve on Tusca Trail, the property will be on your right.

Features of 1408 TUSCA TRAIL, WINTER SPRINGS, FL 32708


  • Bedroom 2 is 17x14
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Second
  • Bedroom 3 is 16x14
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Second
  • Bedroom 4 is 15x14
  • Bedroom 4 Level: Second
  • Bedroom 5 is 15x10
  • Bedroom 5 Level: First
  • Den/Great Room is 23x19
  • Dining Level: Second
  • Dining Room is 18x14
  • Family Room
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Game Room is 30x25
  • Game Room Level: First
  • Great room is 1
  • Great Room Level: Second
  • Kitchen is 18x12
  • Kitchen Level: Second
  • Laundry Room is 14x12
  • Laundry Room Level: First
  • Living Room is 22x17
  • Living Room Level: Second
  • Master bedroom is 19x17
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second
  • Number of rooms: 15


  • Cooktop
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Ice maker
  • Oven
  • Range
  • Refrigerator


  • Fireplace in family room
  • Fireplace in living room
  • Woodburning fireplace(s)


  • Ceiling fan(s)
  • Central air
  • Central heat
  • Electric water heater
  • Exhaust fan
  • Zoned heat


  • Attached garage
  • Garage dimension is: 30x25
  • Garage spaces: 2
  • Off street parking
  • Two car carport


  • Balcony
  • Block exterior
  • Frame exterior
  • Inground pool
  • Patio
  • Pool
  • Porch
  • Wood frame exterior


  • Body of water: LITTLE LAKE HOWELL
  • Improvement: sidewalks
  • Lot acreage is: 4.20
  • Lot has lake access
  • Lot has lake view
  • Lot has water view
  • Lot has western exposure
  • Lot on or near lake
  • Lot zoned: A-1
  • Subdivision: ACREAGE & UNREC
  • Waterfront lot


  • Breakfast room
  • Carpet
  • Cathedral ceilings
  • Ceramic tile flooring
  • Concrete floors
  • Garbage disposal
  • Skylight
  • Spa
  • Tile flooring
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Walk-in closet(s)
  • Wet bar
  • Window coverings


  • Shingle roof


  • Basement
  • Slab Foundation


  • Underground utilities


  • Total square feet: 7071.00


  • Tax year: 2018

Mortgage Payments for 1408 TUSCA TRAIL, WINTER SPRINGS, FL 32708

The approximate monthly Principal & Interest payment for this property would be $8,545. This payment is based on a 30-year loan at a fixed rate of 4.41 % with a down payment of $169,500. Actual lender interest rates and loan programs may vary.

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