The Heart of the Ocean (also known as "Le Cœur de la Mer") the name of the blue diamond featured prominently in the 1997 film Titanic has been found in St Mary's, Georgia. Believed to be the perfect location for your retirement or secluded get away, this bluff front property on Point Peter Creek, has unobstructed views of Cumberland Island, GA., the Inter Coastal Waterway, Amelia Island, FL., and Fernandina Beach, FL. You can stand on this incredible piece of land and look directly out at the Atlantic Ocean and yet be protected from storms by a protective marsh barrier provided by Mother Nature also known as Cumberland Island. The protection from the sea is further enhanced by the extensive jetty system installed at the entrance to ensure that the nuclear subs that transit though this entry will never be blocked.
The bluff front land along Point Peter Creek, was once the site of a Fort which was destroyed by a British force on January 13th, 1815. This site is now officially the last recorded military engagement location of the War of 1812 replacing New Orleans in the history books. An extensive archeological dig was conducted of the surrounding area and over 67,000 artifacts were recovered and donated to the Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum. Located on the west shore of Point Peter Creek, which is 200' wide at the property and over 13' deep at low tide, this site is a once in a life time find and is now ready for your home, dock and choice of bulkhead or sloped river bank frontage. Situated on a private access road, it has a tidal lake on the south west side, and marsh grass privacy surrounding it from the west to the north east side. With over 200' of bluff frontage, this property would be a prime location for an award winning home and has a nearby neighbor that was the Home & Garden TV Home of Dreams in 2004. This property comes with an approved dock permit from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources -- Coastal Resources Division. In that attached pictures below you will see Cumberland Island directly in front of the lot and looking south you will see Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. The St Marys River and entry to the Atlantic is at the end of Cumberland Island.
This property is offered by the owner as a private sale which includes .91 acres of uplands property with approximately 200' of river frontage, approximately a 140' width at the location of the home with a lot depth of 305' MOL. The lot also includes an exclusive, private entry Right Of Way ( Approx 440' long X 26' wide 0.25 acres) with utilities in place including water, sewer, high speed communications and its own power transformer and fire hydrant. Originally valued at $1.4M this property is now available for sale at 499,000. This is one of the most unique parcels of buildable uplands bluff property available on the Georgia Coast with immediate access to both the Inter Coastal Water Way and Atlantic Ocean with unobstructed views of Cumberland Island, GA., Amelia Island, FL and the ocean. Carved out of this coast development for his personal home, this ex-developers' lot #864, is the Black Pearl of the Georgia Coast that sits in the upscale gated community of Cumberland Harbour in St Mary's Georgia (see www.cumberlandharbourga.com for a great video, more pictures and information).
Not interested in trades of any kind. Permitted for a fixed dock house and floating dock.
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