178 Hog Island Dr, Georgetown

$7,900,000

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,175 Sqft
0 Acres
4 Parking space(s)

Hog Island (Belle Island)Have your own kingdom on a private island! A set of unique properties are now on the market for someone who really wants to get away from it all.Living and working in densely populated cities means that most of us, sooner or later, crave a life away from noise and people. This group of properties being offered for the first time ever will provide exactly that. Hike, hunt, fish and boat in total seclusion an hour from Disney. Submerge yourself in nature on your own 237 acres of pristine Florida wild country. Venture into the forest and see deer, turkeys, bald eagles, bobcats and even a resident bear. Take your boat out for the day on the St. Johns River, Lake George, or the beautiful springs that are an easy distance away.Fish in a place so special that people travel hundreds of miles to experience it! Try the excitement of an alligator hunt with one of the experienced guides in George Town. If you want to decompress inside, the island offers 3 totally renovated furnished cottages. They have a total of 8 bedrooms so you can invite your friends and family. Meet your guests on the mainland at your own quaint reception center, which is the oldest existing one room school house in the county (1899) All the locals have fond memories, and stories of their school days in that building and it is a great place to greet your guest, before you take them to your private mainland dock and then on to your private island.

Highlights of the Island are:

Miles of nature trails,
3 cottages ,
A helicopter pad,
Multiple docks (2 are heavy duty),
A wood equipment barn,
3 ponds, bridges, and a gazebo,
A metal equipment storage barn, a large shop and other structures,
All the equipment needed to maintain the Island,
A reverse osmosis treatment plant,
A playground with a playhouse,

All efforts have been made to make the island completely turnkey, unlike most islands; this island has its own connection to mainland power, phones, intranet and wells for water. The island is only accessible by boat, helicopter or float plane.

Also included in the sale are two mainland properties:
An island keeper's residence along with a boat, metal staging barn, and a private heavy duty dock on its own buildable waterfront lot, to access the island.
A lovingly restored one room school house to be used as the Island Reception center,

As is suitable for a hideaway, the island is somewhat remote, but is situated in Florida's best and second largest lake, Lake George, which is also part of the 340 mile long, north flowing St. John's River. The island is nearly equidistant from Jacksonville, Ocala, Orlando, and Daytona with historic St. Augustine being a bit closer. It is bordered on the west side of the lake by the Ocala National Forest and on the east by Georgetown.

Whether this special place is a millionaire's private bolt-hole, a family's compound, a corporate retreat, conservation land, or something else, this is a singular chance to acquire something that is almost impossible to find.
It is a beautiful mostly natural, large private island with its own mainland access and everything is move-in ready right down to the furnishing. The views are absolutely astounding!

Where in the world can you have a large private island (maybe the largest currently available in Florida) with a warm climate, close to a number of cities but out of reach to all of them, with a stable banking and political environment and where you can fish, hunt, crab, farm, build a dream house or just live and enjoy the wildlife in natural splendor and still be about 1 and 1/2 hours from Disney? There is only one place and this is IT!


Essential Information
MLS® #973850
Price$7,900,000
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms2.00
Full Baths2
Square Footage1,175
Year Built1983
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeResidential - Single Family
StyleTraditional, Log Home
StatusActive
Community Information
Address178 Hog Island Dr
SubdivisionHog Island
CityGeorgetown
CountyPutnam
StateFlorida
Zip Code32139
Area

583-crescent/georgetown/fruitland/drayton Isl

Amenities
Parking Spaces4
Is WaterfrontYes
PoolNo Pool
Amenities

Bike Path, Dock/Pier, Nature Trails, Playground, RV/Boat Parking, Walking/Jogging Path, Boat Slip Conveys

Utilities

Cable - Available, Sewer - Septic Sys, Water Well(drinking)

Parking

Detached Garage, Golf Cart Storage, Other Parking, Oversize Gar/Storage, RV / Boat Parking

Waterfront

6' + Dpth, Man Made Lake/Pond, Pond, Riverfront

Interior
FireplaceYes
# of Stories2
Interior Features

Ceiling 8+ Ft., Thermal Window(s), Vaulted/Cath. Ceil., Walk-in-Closet(s), Wood Floors, Partially Furnished

Appliances

Range Gas, Refrigerator, Washer/Dryer Connect

Heating

Central Heating, Electric Source

Cooling

Central Cooling, Electric Source

Fireplaces

1 Fireplace, Mantle, Stone Fireplace, Wood Burning Frplc

Exterior
ExteriorWood Siding
RoofShingle Roof
Exterior Features

Dock/Pier, Equipment Shed, Other Building(s), Outside Lighting, Porch - Front, Porch - Screen, Yard Well & Pump, Gazebo, Barn(s)

Lot Description

Irregular Lot, Other Water View, Riverview, Water Access, Wooded, Groves/Orchards

Additional Information
Days on Market131
HOA Fees0.00
HOA Fees Freq.N/A
Zoning

Agricultural, Residential, Zoned for Horses, Zoned for Livestock

Listing Details
OfficeWATSON REALTY CORP
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Listing information last updated on May 22nd, 2019 at 1:08am EDT.

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