2708 North 18th Street, TAMPA, FL


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About 2708 North 18th Street

Located in the heart of Ybor City’s historic district. This building was a cigar factory that produced the Vicente Nieto brand cigars. The bottom floor is a mixture of both block and wood construction. There are 2 half bathrooms located on the first floor. The block portion of the bottom floor is where the tobacco was once stored to cure. It has two thick wall vaults, a huge storage room with loading dock. The wooden side of the bottom floor has 2 very large open rooms. There is also a small basement. The second story has been remodeled and has a total of 6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 2 kitchen areas and 2 living rooms. The West side of the top level has a separate efficiency, with private entrance, consisting of 2 bedrooms, walk-in closets, office area, living room, kitchen and bonus room. The remainder of the second floor has 4 bedrooms, large living room with open kitchen, dining area, mezzanine, laundry and porch overlooking the historic neighborhood. This historic cigar production building is one of only seven acknowledged historical cigar factories remaining in the Ybor City area by the city of Tampa. Updates include: NEW sewer lines, Water lines, Windows, Apartment, Siding, Central HVAC in Apt, Tented with a 40 year Terminex warranty, Freshly Painted, Updated electric panels and wiring. There are 2 full bathrooms, 2 half baths, 6 bedrooms and two Kitchens. all this was completed keeping the original architecture through out. The total building square footage is 7168sqft. The lot measures 100x70 for a total of 7000sqft per the Hillsborough county tax records. In the 1950’s Arturo Fuente manufactured cigars here on the first floor, but soon outgrew that space and in 1965 moved to the Charles the Great Building. This historic building was built in 1925 and used for the production of Tampa Cigars. The property was purchased by Carlos Fuentes and the creation of the world-famous Arturo Fuentes Cigars began to be produced from this location. The historic building is still owned by the lineage of the Fuentes family today. The possibilities are endless for the use this building and location. Perfect for the business owner that wants to live above and have their business below. Or maybe breakup into multiple units. The loading dock is perfect for large deliveries. The 30x90 vacant lot located across the street is also available incase you will need additional parking.

Features of 2708 North 18th Street

MLS® # U8177303
Price $799,500
Sold Price $725,000
Date Sold February 22nd, 2023
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 4.00
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 2
Square Footage 7,168
Acres 0.16
Year Built 1925
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Status Sold

Community Information

Address 2708 North 18th Street
Area Tampa / Ybor City
County Hillsborough
State FL
Zip Code 33605


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Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Features Ceiling Fans(s), Eat-in Kitchen, High Ceilings, Solid Wood Cabinets, Split Bedroom, Walk-In Closet(s)
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Electric Water Heater, Range, Refrigerator
Heating Heat Pump
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace No
# of Stories 2


Exterior Features Sidewalk
Lot Description Cleared, Corner Lot, City Limits, Paved
Roof Metal, Shingle
Foundation Crawlspace

Additional Information

Date Listed September 21st, 2022
Days on Market 46
Zoning RS-50
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

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