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

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.

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

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.

 

Stylish Bayfront Home with Dock-Boat Lift on St. George Island

“AS CLOSE AS IT GETS.” 1371 East Gulf Beach Drive, SGI.  $699,000.  Charming Bayfront cottage on the East End, completely renovated in 2013-14, combines function with style. New dock w/10,000 lb lift and boat slip. Ideal location for boating & fishing activities. Designer finishes throughout the home. Wood flooring, wood ceilings, upscale appliances, gas cooktop, laundry, soft neutral colors throughout.  Great rental property.

BAYFRONT. 1371 East Gulf Beach Drive, SGI. $699,000.

BAYFRONT. 1371 East Gulf Beach Drive, SGI. $699,000.

Unique Bayfront Location on St. George Island

Sheriff’s Point – 327 Gander Street, SGI.  $699,000.  4 BR, 3 BA, 2800 sf.  Ideal location that fronts the bay and a canal with water on two sides. A vertical, concrete seawall, anchored by rip rap, protects the land, and there’s a dock on the bay. The house has cypress board & batten siding and a concrete tile roof. High quality, custom Andersen windows and doors. Interior walls & ceilings are solid cypress.  Floors are tile, bamboo & carpet. Kitchen has granite countertops & stainless appliances, BR closets are cedar lined & there’s ample storage. Bonus room approximately 900 sf. Elevator.

Sheriff's Point.  327 Gander Street, SGI.  $699,000

Sheriff’s Point. 327 Gander Street, SGI. $699,000

Beautiful Plantation 2nd Tier Homesite with Gulf Views

ONLY $95,000.  Enjoy easy access to the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico with this choice 1-acre lot in St George Plantation.  The 2nd tier location offers privacy as well as gulf views with an almost square configuration.  With lush, natural vegetation and trees, you’ll find an ideal building site for your beach home.  The walkway to the beach is cleared and boardwalks cross the dunes.  State-owned bayfront property at Nick’s Hole is located across from this lot and the Plantation airstrip is nearby.  The Plantation is a gated community on the west end of St George Island with five miles of beach, 24-hour security, clubhouse, pool, tennis, bike paths, boardwalks to the beach at regular intervals, underground utilities, airstrip and architectural restrictions.   Walk this homesite to appreciate its merits!

1548 Leisure Lane - $95,000

1548 Leisure Lane – $95,000

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