11038 Fort George Rd


  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,204 Sqft

About This Property

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
Full Baths5
Half Baths1
Square Footage6,204
Year Built1877
Sub-TypeResidential - Single Family
Days on Market191
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


Sewer - Septic Sys, Water Well(drinking)


Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener


HeatingCentral Heating
CoolingCentral Cooling
# of Stories2

Interior Features

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


Dishwasher, Microwave, Range Electric, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven, Washer/Dryer Connect, 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

Regular Lot, Wooded, Other Water View

School Information

ElementaryNEW BERLIN
HighFirst Coast

Additional Information

Days on Market191
ZoningResidential, Single Family

Listing Details



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Listing information last updated on April 18th, 2019 at 6:23am EDT.

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