Childhood home of founder, lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd up for sale in Jacksonville

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Two members of Lynyrd Skynyrd grew up in a sweet home in Jacksonville, and now that very same home is up for sale.

Lynyrd Skynyrd founder Ronnie Van Zant and lead singer Johnny Van Zant spent their formative years at 5419 Woodcrest Road, along with their brother Donnie Van Zant, the founding member of the band .38 Special.

The Van Zant house was previously the spot for tours of the Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy, as well as a vacation home on Airbnb.

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Today, Realtor.com lists the Westside home for $629,000. This includes a fourplex and a total of nine bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms.

Check out these photos of the home below and if you’d like to learn more, click here.

Gene Odom, who ran security for Lynyrd Skynyrd and was a childhood friend of band leader Ronnie Van Zant, often gives tours of the home.
Gene Odom, who ran security for Lynyrd Skynyrd and was a childhood friend of band leader Ronnie Van Zant, often gives tours of the home.
The Van Zant House, where brothers Ronnie, Donnie and Johnnie grew up, is now an Airbnb.
The Van Zant House, where brothers Ronnie, Donnie and Johnnie grew up, is now an Airbnb.
Real estate investor Todd Smith has been slowly renovating the house over the past few years.
Real estate investor Todd Smith has been slowly renovating the house over the past few years.
Smith got the state of Florida to approve a historical marker that now stands in front of the house.
Smith got the state of Florida to approve a historical marker that now stands in front of the house.
The marker tells of the band's history and makes reference to the tragic plane crash in 1977 that killed Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and background vocalist Cassie Gaines after the plane ran out of fuel.
The marker tells of the band's history and makes reference to the tragic plane crash in 1977 that killed Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and background vocalist Cassie Gaines after the plane ran out of fuel.
Diehard fans had the chance to own a piece of the Van Zant House last year in an equity crowd fund campaign.
Diehard fans had the chance to own a piece of the Van Zant House last year in an equity crowd fund campaign.
Smith says he cancelled the project and instead is now focusing on a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for landscaping.
Smith says he cancelled the project and instead is now focusing on a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for landscaping.
The Van Zant House Kickstarter campaign just launched Wednesday, February 17.
The Van Zant House Kickstarter campaign just launched Wednesday, February 17.
Donors can contribute toward the costs to landscape the front of the Van Zant House.
Donors can contribute toward the costs to landscape the front of the Van Zant House.
Lynyrd Skynyrd made its mark on Britain back in 1976. They opened for the Rolling Stones at the Knebworth Festival.
Lynyrd Skynyrd made its mark on Britain back in 1976. They opened for the Rolling Stones at the Knebworth Festival.
Action News Jax's Phil Amato got a chance to sign the wall at the Van Zant House.
Action News Jax's Phil Amato got a chance to sign the wall at the Van Zant House.
He signed it
He signed it
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House
Lynyrd Skynyrd legacy honored at Jacksonville's Van Zant House

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