Apalachicola Historic Building Renovated by Master Craftsman

FOR SALE: $975,000.  FOR LEASE: $2,000 per month plus utilities.  Historic building in the Bowery District of downtown Apalachicola, circa 1900. One block from the river with river views. The renovation, completed in 2015 by local craftsman Mel Livingston, preserves the original features and rustic charm of this memorable building. The salvaged and reclaimed local building materials were hand selected and strategically placed to recreate the ambience of the early 20th century. Downstairs space, currently offered for lease, includes a spacious open area with display windows, high ceilings, 2 half baths, small office with separate entry. The upstairs is the self-caterings Bowery Inn with four room, each with a private bath, plus a community area with refrigerator, coffee, microwave, laundry room. The entrance for the Inn is at ground level on Ave G. Most furnishings included.

161 Commerce Street. FOR SALE: $975,000. FOR LEASE: $2,000 per month

161 Commerce Street. FOR SALE: $975,000. FOR LEASE: $2,000 per month

First Tier Home on Corner Lot with Fantastic Gulf View

501 West Gorrie Drive, St. George Island.  $649,000.   Seaside Dunes is a vintage beach home in excellent location. 1st tier with beach access across the street and terrific views protected with county-owned right-of-way. Expansive wraparound decks, covered & open. One level open layout with living-dining-kitchen combo. 3 BR/3 BA in back. Cypress siding and juniper/cypress trim throughout. New metal roof installed in 2016. New HVAC in 2016. Landscaping. Quick path to beach. Bonus space underneath home used for workshop and storage.

501 West Gorrie Drive, SGI. $649,000.

501 West Gorrie Drive, SGI. $649,000.

Vintage 1983 Video for St George Plantation on SGI

Watch this old promotional video for the Plantation on St. George Island.

https://vimeo.com/203475503

Great Plantation Beach House For Sale on St George Island

FOR SALE – $695,000.  1248 Sea Dune Drive, SGI.  Dragon’s Lair is a well-built beach home nestled amid lush, natural vegetation & landscaping.  3074 sf, 5 BR/4.5 BA, pool.  Click the link below to watch video tour.

1248 Sea Dune Dr, SGI. For Sale - $695,000

1248 Sea Dune Dr, SGI. For Sale – $695,000

Best Lot Value in St. George Plantation on St. George Island

1839 Bay View Drive.  $89,900.  CANAL FRONT.  Lovely homesite has over 1.6 wooded acres on a canal in the Plantation. Offering privacy in a quiet location, this lot has an unobstructed view of the canal and bay. Enjoy birding, wildlife and great views.

1839 Bay View Drive.  $89,900.

1839 Bay View Drive. $89,900.

Seafood Heritage of Franklin County

Watch this 30-minute program about the Seafood Heritage of Franklin County, Florida.

Seafood Heritage

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Sales Volume up 22% in Franklin County

The real estate sales volume in Franklin County increased 22%, from $30.4 million in 2016 to $37.1 million this year through May.  The number of closed sales was 89, compared to 80 in 2016, for an 11% increase. The average sales price is up and inventory is down.  For more information and a detailed analysis, here is a link to the statistics provided by the Realtor Association of Franklin & Gulf Counties.

Housing Reports

 

Southern Living’s Best Beaches in the South

St. George Island was named one of the best beaches in the South by Southern Living Magazine.

http://www.southernliving.com/travel/2017-souths-best-beaches#st-george-island-florida

Sunrise on St George Island

Sunrise on St George Island

1970s St. George Island Marketing Film

In the early 1970s, Leisure Properties produced a promotional film for marketing St, George Island.  Narrated by actor Jose Ferrer, the film features local residents.

 

Apalachicola Riverfront Estate with 6-acres

FOR SALE:  $2,349,000. Pearl Plantation is an eclectic plantation-style home on 6-acres w/300 waterfront feet on the Apalachicola River and fantastic views. Dock, 3 boat slips including covered one w/lift, river depth ~17 ft, plus frontage on side canal. Home has hardi-board siding, metal roof, Andersen doors & double-hung windows, custom woodwork. Downstairs has an open floor plan with living, dining, kitchen, pantry, mudroom, full bath and large office area. Upstairs has sitting area, living room, guest bedroom & bath, master bedroom & bath opening to screened porch. Large porches on 2 sides. Kitchen has granite countertops, commercial gas stove, 1950s reproduction refrigerator, tin ceiling & custom cabinets. Barn with horse stalls, outbuildings, fenced areas, fruit orchard and grape arbor.

Pearl Plantation:  2700 Bluff Road.  $2,349,000.

Pearl Plantation: 2700 Bluff Road. $2,349,000.

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