11038 Fort George Rd


  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,204 Sqft
  • 3 Acres

About This Property

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
Full Baths5
Half Baths1
Square Footage6,204
Year Built1877
Sub-TypeResidential - Single Family
Days on Market261
HOA Fees$0
HOA Fees Freq.N/A
CDD Fees$0

Community Information

Address11038 Fort George Rd
SubdivisionFt George Island
Zip Code32226


096-ft George/blount Island/cedar Point


Parking Spaces3
Is WaterfrontYes
PoolNo Pool


Water Well(drinking), Sewer - Septic Sys


Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener


HeatingCentral Heating
CoolingCentral Cooling
# of Stories2

Interior Features

Sliding Glass Dr(s), Tile Floors, Walk-in-Closet(s), Window Treatment(s), French Door(s), Wood Floors


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


Brick Fireplace, Stone Fireplace, Mantle, Fireplace-Living Rm, Frplc-Fam Rm/Den/Gr, Gas Fireplace, Wood Burning Frplc, 2 or more Fireplaces


ExteriorWood Siding, Wood Shake
RoofShingle Roof

Exterior Features

Patio - Open, Outside Lighting, Porch - Front

Lot Description

Other Water View, Regular Lot, Wooded

School Information

ElementaryNEW BERLIN
HighFirst Coast

Additional Information

Days on Market261
ZoningResidential, Single Family

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Listing information last updated on June 26th, 2019 at 3:53pm EDT.

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