11038 Fort George Rd, Jacksonville

$1,295,000

6 Beds
6 Baths
6,204 Sqft
3 Acres
3 Parking space(s)

Gorgeous Coastal Island Estate that is pure ''Old Florida!'' Situated where the Ft. George river flows into the Atlantic Ocean, this majestic mansion offers marvelous views of marsh and ocean. The 140-year-old Victor Blue house named ''Nelmar '' by the 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, but also 5 min from having your toes in the sand in NEFL to the only drive on beach! The home has been extensively restored and renovated over the past 15+ years. Spacious rooms and large windows throughout the home bring in the light and the views.The entrance hallspills 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. Fort George Island is conveniently located within 20 minutes of Amelia Island and Jacksonville and their amenities. The home is within 30 minutes of Jacksonville International airport and Fernandina airport. 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 acres 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® #1012104
Price$1,295,000
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6.00
Full Baths5
Half Baths1
Square Footage6,204
Acres3.00
Year Built1877
TypeResidential
StyleTraditional
StatusActive
Community Information
Address11038 Fort George Rd
SubdivisionFt George Island
CityJacksonville
CountyDUVAL
StateFlorida
Zip Code32226
Area

096-ft George/blount Island/cedar Point

Amenities
Parking Spaces3
Is WaterfrontYes
WaterfrontMarsh
PoolNo Pool
Utilities

Sewer - Septic Sys, Water Well(drinking)

Parking

Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener

Interior
HeatingCentral Heating
CoolingCentral Cooling
FireplaceYes
# of Stories2
Interior Features

Butler Pantry, French Door(s), Tile Floors, Walk-in-Closet(s), Window Treatment(s), Wood Floors

Appliances

Dishwasher, Dryer, Ice Maker-Refrgeratr, Microwave, Range Electric, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Washer, Washer/Dryer Connect

Fireplaces

Brick Fireplace, Wood Burning Frplc

Exterior
ExteriorWood Shake, Wood Siding
RoofShingle Roof
Exterior Features

Outside Lighting, Patio - Open, Porch - Front

Lot Description

Other Water View, Regular Lot, Wooded

School Information
ElementaryNEW BERLIN
MiddleOceanway
HighFirst Coast
Additional Information
Days on Market114
ZoningResidential, Single Family
HOA Fees0.00
HOA Fees Freq.N/A
Office

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