May 21, 2021

A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market

This Winter Park mansion has a lot going for it, without any attachments to famous folk.

The Ripples, as this West Indies Colonial mansion from the 1920s is known,  was one of the first homes in the city to be granted historic status. Original wood and brick interiors are visible throughout the home. The all-blue dining room is as stunning as the all-pink sitting room is soothing. Everywhere you look is an example of gorgeous craftsmanship from the days before homes were just thrown up in Central Florida and left to exhale their gypsum board dust.

This house in particular, however, is rumored to be the one-time home of the Phoenix family. The family of famous actors and musicians are believed to have lived in the Winter Park home during the time that the on-the-move clan settled in Central Florida. The Ripples address is undisclosed in the listing, but it sits at 2400 Forrest Road in Winter Park. The 6-bed, 4.5 bath is going for $1.3 million.

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A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market
A Winter Park mansion rumored to have been the home of the Phoenix family is on the market