Proximity is power... and this statement holds TRUE with 186 S Beach Street (SELLER FINANCING OPTIONS AVAILABLE)! Experience both the elegance and sophistication of paradise at this breathtaking historic home, known as ''The Whim'' sitting on just shy of an acre. Perched up high with incredible views of the Intracoastal and lush green park with ample privacy, this grand estate offers the perfect blend of vintage character and modern amenities, making it a rare find for the Florida coast and includes a main house, guest house, commercial grade pool, and an oversized 3 car garage with one bay large enough to store your RV/boat. The main home features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and boasts original hardwood floors, soaring ceilings to create volume, and large windows bringing in beautiful notes of sunlight throughout the day... keeping the views top of mind. The spacious living room features 1 of 3 fireplaces, perfect for cozy nights, along with providing space for your growing family/visiting guests. The formal dining room is ideal for entertaining and the updated kitchen offers new SS appliances, granite countertops, and a breakfast nook. All bedrooms are generously sized, and the primary bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom with an extended space for office/flex use. One of the many highlights of this property is the pool, which is positioned perfectly in the front and makes great for entertaining, lounging, and hosting as the area is surrounded by lush landscaping... creating a private oasis like no other. In addition to the main home, the property includes a detached 1 bedroom guest house PERFECT for multi-generational living, visiting family, or additional income. The guest house is located in the rear of the property and sits above the spacious 3 car garage, complete with its own kitchen, full bathroom, and living room. Other amenities include a large fenced backyard, perfect for outdoor gatherings, and a covered screened-in lanai, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the Florida weather. This property is an entertainer's dream and an incredible opportunity. As much as you will love the home, the lifestyle that comes with the territory is absolutely priceless. Take a stroll along the Intracoastal through Ames Park (directly across the street), walk to amazing restaurants and shopping located around the corner, or hop on your bike/short drive to the beach which is only 1.5 miles away. Do not miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of history at 186 S Beach Street in Ormond Beach. Schedule your showing today and experience the charm and character this place has to offer!