11038 Fort George Rd, Jacksonville, 32226

REDUCED 4% Residential - Single Family For Sale in Ft George Island

$1,325,000

6Beds
6Baths
6,204Sqft
3Acres
1877Built
253DOM
MLS® #: 961245
Active, 253 Days on Market

Live the plantation life style in a gorgeous island setting that is pure ''Old Florida!'' Situated where the Ft. George river flows into the Atlantic Ocean, this historical mansion sits on a high bluff with marvelous views of marsh and ocean. The 140-year-old Victor Blue house named Nelmar by its original owners is truly an architectural masterpiece. It was the winter residence for a family of the northern elite and WWI naval hero. Imagine sipping your lemonade on the Grande front veranda and enjoying breezes amid amazing moss draped century old oaks and magnolias. This large veranda provides additional living space. The home has been extensively restored and renovated over the past 15+ years. Spacious rooms and abundance of large windows throughout the house bring in loads of natural ligThe entrance hall spills into the living rooms adding to the home's ability to entertain friends and guests. Two sets of double French doors open to veranda from the living room and allow great flow for entertainment. The current owners have held parties of >200 guests with even more on the beautiful grounds. Besides the living and family rooms, the space on the first floor includes an elegant library with custom bookcases and a master suite with a private bathroom. The second floor has another master suite and three bedrooms. Bathrooms are furnished with original clawfoot tubs and pedestal sinks. All bedrooms are quite large with plenty of room for sitting areas. In addition, there are 2 sleeping porches with stunning views. Despite its seeming isolation, the island is within 20 minutes of Amelia Island and its amenities. Great dining facilities and shopping are an easy drive. Highway A1A runs by the island and a ferry provides access to Mayport, Atlantic Beach, Jax Beach and Ponte Vedra. World class fishing, both deep sea and inland waterway, are only minutes away and very accessible. Other recreational activities nearby are world class golf, kayaking, and horseback riding on the beach. The home with its 3 aces and large areas could be a phenomenal bed and breakfast retreat. Two rooms could be turned into bedrooms increasing bedrooms to 8.

Essential Information

MLS® #: 961245
Price: $1,325,000
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6.00
Full Baths: 5
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 6,204
Acres: 3.00
Year Built: 1877
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Residential - Single Family
Style: Traditional
Status: Active

Community Information

Address: 11038 Fort George Rd
Area: 096-ft George/blount Island/cedar Point
Subdivision: Ft George Island
City: Jacksonville
County: DUVAL
State: Florida
Zip Code: 32226

Amenities

Utilities: Water Well(drinking), Sewer - Septic Sys
Parking Spaces: 3
Parking: Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener
Is Waterfront: Yes
Waterfront: Marsh
Pool: No Pool

Interior

Interior Features: Sliding Glass Dr(s), Tile Floors, Walk-in-Closet(s), Window Treatment(s), French Door(s), Wood Floors
Appliances: Dishwasher, Microwave, Range Electric, Self Cleaning Oven, Washer/Dryer Connect, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Ice Maker-Refrgeratr
Heating: Central Heating
Cooling: Central Cooling
Fireplace: Yes
Fireplaces: Brick Fireplace, Stone Fireplace, Mantle, Fireplace-Living Rm, Frplc-Fam Rm/Den/Gr, Gas Fireplace, Wood Burning Frplc, 2 or more Fireplaces
# of Stories: 2

Exterior

Exterior: Wood Siding, Wood Shake
Exterior Features: Patio - Open, Outside Lighting, Porch - Front
Lot Description: Other Water View, Regular Lot, Wooded
Roof: Shingle Roof

School Information

Elementary: NEW BERLIN
Middle: Oceanway
High: First Coast

Additional Information

Days on Market: 253
Zoning: Residential, Single Family
HOA Fees: 0.00
HOA Fees Freq.: N/A

Listing Details

Listing Office: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES FLORIDA NETWORK REALTY

Financials

$/SqFt: $214

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Listing information last updated on June 19th, 2019 at 4:38am EDT.