11038 Fort George Rd, Jacksonville

$1,325,000

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

Step back in time and own a gorgeous coastal enclave! Situated where the Ft. George river flows into the Atlantic Ocean, this historical mansion sits on a high bluff well above and beyond the waterline. 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 with marvelous views of marsh and ocean. 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 naturallight. The 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 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 is a world unto itself and once paraphrased as "An Island of the Sea" Despite its seeming isolation, the island is within 20 minutes of shopping and Amelia Island with its golf courses and other fun amenities. Highway A1A runs by the island and a ferry provides access to great dining facilities. 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. Ribault club is just a walk away.

Essential Information
MLS® #961245
Price$1,325,000
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6.00
Full Baths5
Half Baths1
Square Footage6,204
Year Built1877
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeResidential - Single Family
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

French Door(s), Sliding Glass Dr(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

2 or more Fireplaces, Brick Fireplace, Fireplace-Living Rm, Frplc-Fam Rm/Den/Gr, Gas Fireplace, Mantle, Stone 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 Market133
ZoningResidential, Single Family
HOA Fees0.00
HOA Fees Freq.N/A
Office

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