551 Cobalt Rd - What's New?

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We bought the house fully furnished on September 28, 2011. Since then we have made some improvements.

What's New (Since September 28, 2011)

- New Owner's! (2011)
- High speed Comcast Service (Internet, digital TV) (2011)
- 42" HD TV set (2011)
- Blu-ray disk player (2011)
- Wireless high speed Internet router (secure access code posted in home) (2011)
- Wireless color copier, scanner, printer (2011)
- Pool solar blanket and reel (2011)
- Enhanced electrical service (for future items) (2011)
- Propane patio heater (for cool days) (2011)
- New electric pool heater (thanks to the electrical upgrade) (2011)
- New security monitoring system (2011)

It was here---but we fixed or replaced it (Since September 28, 2011)

- New pool pump (2011)
- New hot water heater (2011)
- HVAC repairs (2011)
- Roof repairs (2011)
- Garage door repairs (2011)
- Pool cage repairs (2011)
- Removal of Brazilian Pepper trees. (2011, 2012, 2013)
- Dead tree removal and heavy pruning (2011, 2012, 2013)
- New larger pool filter to decrease pump pressure (as a result of the new pool heater) (2011)
- New heavy duty garbage disposal (2011)
- New (and quieter) dishwasher (2011)
- Dozens of small repairs (2011, 2012, 2013)
- New central vacuum motor (2012)
- New Charbroil outdoor gas grill (2012)
- New Moen bathroom sink faucets (2012)
- New (and quieter) Samsung clothes washer (highly rated by Consumer Reports) (2012)
- New (and quieter) Samsung clothes dryer (highly rated by Consumer Reports) (2012)
- New 22" HDTV for guest room (2012)
- New 26" HDTV for master bedroom (2012)
- New Oneida 12 place setting 18/10 silverware set (December 2012)
- We replaced the 2011, 42" HDTV with a 65 inch 'smart' HDTV (2013)
- We replacd one of the sofas with two new rocking/reclining chairs (2013)
- We replaced one of the sofas with two new rocking/reclining chairs (2013)
- Master bathroom makeover (tile floor, taller vanity, taller toilet, mirror, paint) (March 2014)
- Replaced the carpet in the living room with natural hickory engineered floor (March 2014)
- Replaced the blue carpet in the three bedrooms and closets (March 2014)
- Painted the exterior of the house (March 2014)
- The irrigation system (front, side, and backyard) was made operational for the first time in years (March 2014)
- New (additional) living room ceiling lights (Aug 2014)
- New (additional) twin bedroom ceiling lights (Aug 2014)
- New roof (November 2014)
- New pool heating solar panels (December 2014)
- Replaced the three year old hot water heater with a 50 gallon unit (February 2015)
- New 7 ft diameter, six person heated spa
- New over-sized lanai (sping 2015)
- New, larger pool cage (sping 2015)
- New lanai furnishings (sping 2015)

Home and yard services

- The pool is serviced every week
- The lawn is mowed as needed (weekly during the summer, less often during the winter)
- The front, side, and back yards are treated bi-monthly for fertilization, weed and bug control
- The house and yard are treated every three months by a professional and green service provider to prevent bugs and roaches
- The lawn and gardens are treated every six months for fire ants
- Pruning and tree removal is contracted every six months

What's Coming Soon?

- Remodeled second bathroom (fall 2015)
Improvements to this property will surly make your stay more enjoyable!

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Jean and Frank Chappell
Office: 941-475-1036
Cell: 941-468-8848
Email: Jean@gulfrealtyinc.com or chappellf@yahoo.com
Gulf Realty
1960 Beach Road
Englewood, Fl

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