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The Howey mansion has been purchased and is actively going through renovations. It is said to be ready for weddings in Nov. of 2017 and then they will eventually also use it as a bed & breakfast. You can follow the progress on Facebook pg....More
William John Howey founded the Town of Howey in the Hills. Mr Howey had big plans for the town and citrus industry but most crashed with Great Depression. Many beautiful plans were drawn from a magnificent entrance to the town to a multi story town...More
The old Howey mansion is a piece of history but unfortunately, the new owner has not kept it up. You are warned not to trespass and the windows are now mostly boarded up. It is deemed historical and you can still see that it was...More
A real estate agent whose company was managing the property gave a tour to a very limited number of people about a year about a half ago. The inside is a lot better off than you would think. The ballroom curtains are still there and...More
This very historic mansion caught my eyes when I first read about it on an abandoned Florida webpage. It's so very beautiful to even just see from a far. Kinda beat-up but in a pretty good shape for how old it is. I'd definitely recommend...More
The street view of the estate made you want to see more the interior. The outside shows that it was a grand place at one time and very special to the owners. Would love to see in the inside. It is currently for sale and...More
We were told about the house and then Google searched for it. Amazing story behind it and the day we peeked over the Stone wall a Bank inspector was there taking pictures cause the building is in need of a new roof
Well, it's an intriguing story, and the old Howey estate looks like the one in the B&W film, SUNSET BOULEVARD, with its stone walls and iron gates surrounding a moldering, once grand mansion. But it's boarded up, with No Trespassing signs on the gates.
Too bad you couldn't go up to see the mansion. The gates were locked so you couldn't get close. Very over grown with a lot of vines. You could tell it was once a beautiful place. Too bad it is in such disrepair . Hopefully...More