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Off market. Pippi Longstocking House, Circa 1888. Fernandina Beach, Florida. $675,000

April 22, 2019

The Pippi Longstocking House, also known as the Captain James Bell House, was built in 1888. This home is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida. It has amazing views of the Plaza of Fort San Carlos and Amelia River. In 1988 it was featured in the Pippi Longstocking movie as Villa Villekulla. The home has a new roof and HVAC. Updated plumbing and electric. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,220 square feet. $750,000 New price: $675,000

From the Zillow listing:


One of Fernandina Beach’s most photographed homes.  Built in 1888 by Captain James Bell.  It was later owned by harbor pilot Captain Robert Downes and then made famous around the world in 1988 when the home was featured as, Villa Villekulla, the fictional home of Pippi Longstocking in the movie The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking. Located in “Old Town” this home has amazing views looking out over the Plaza of Fort San Carlos and the Amelia River. Renovations include updates to the HVAC, roof, spray foam insulation, electrical and plumbing.

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