Sweeping marsh front views and stunning sunsets to literally take your breath away! Mount Hope Plantation is a beautiful 5,400 SF, 4 BR, 4.5 BA home resting on a private 1.24 acre estate lot featuring 200 feet of intracoastal waterfront on the south end of Amelia Island. With a separate 1 BR, 1 BA loft apartment over the garage, the home offers a perfect mother-in-law or caregiver suite.Designed and built in 1797 by a revolutionary war hero, this home is the oldest on Amelia Island and steeped in history. The current owners are only the 4th to own this home in its 200+ year history. Well-appointed and maintained, this bright and spacious home showcases expansive marsh views from most areas of the home. Wide porches on both floors enable you to enjoy the peaceful and serene setting...amongst the large oak trees, as well as provide the perfect entertainment setting.
The home was recently updated in key areas including the addition of a bulkhead, re-built porches, fully-restored siding on the original part of the house, roof replacement (2018), powder bath addition and installation of a salt water pool and spa. The interior has been re-painted, with a color palette which stays true to the period and history of the home.
There are 5 fireplaces, 4 of which are original to the home. The floors are remilled heart of cypress in the original part of the house, with heart of pine spanning the rest. The home enjoys an abundance of storage, four climate zones and a 1,200-bottle capacity wine cellar.
This is a truly special home you will not want to miss!
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Listing information last updated on November 19th, 2019 at 7:08am EST.