Historic House Listings

Sold. Captain’s House, Circa 1888 in Fernandina Beach, Florida. $649,000

March 10, 2019

One of the last surviving Captains Houses in old town Fernandina Beach, Florida. The home was built by river pilot B. J. McNeil. Within walking distance to Tiger Point Marina. New roof with hurricane clips, updated plumbing, electric and HVAC. This home has been featured in several publications. Located on .30 acres. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,899 square feet. $649,000

From the Zillow listing:


One of the last remaining Captains Houses in Old Town Fernandina Beach, this beauty built in 1888-89 by river pilot BJ McNeil has undergone a magnificent renovation. Enjoy the one block walk to Tiger Point Marina, one block stroll to Fort San Carlo for the most spectacular sunsets on the island, or take a quick jaunt to one of the magnificent local beaches. During 2016-17 this home underwent a complete and total restoration.including the following restorations -new metal roof with hurricane clips -new wiring -new plumbing -complete re-drywall -complete new bathrooms -complete new kitchen -conversion of original kitchen to master bath -updated HVAC- tankless hot water heater-underground utilities-interior and exterior paint-new 8 zone irrigation system -complete landscaping. The Historic home sits on three lots, buyer to confirm the potential to split and build on lots, currently this home has one of the largest fully fenced lots in the area.


This home is so spectacular it has been featured in the photo journal “Tidewater Amelia” and in the May 2018 edition of The Islander magazine. This amazing home is located only one block from the Tiger Point Marina, one block from the Amelia River, two blocks from the historic Fort San Carlo site, in the oldest Spanish Platted neighborhood in the country. Only blocks from the Fort Clinch state park with miles of undeveloped shore line, and blocks to the public beaches of Amelia Island!
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