A beachfront home on Florida’s Amelia Island sold for $13.35 million in just three months on the market.
Built in 2012 as the primary residence of medical entrepreneur Thomas Weldon, the home went public in July for $15 million. The property sold last week and was the most expensive home in the northeastern state, according to ONE Sotheby’s International Realty listing agents Joe Qajar and James Miller.
The sale marks Amelia Island as Florida’s emerging luxury market, Kutajal said. “The island sits between a national seashore and a state park and has a mild climate compared to most of the state’s luxury real estate market,” he said. “It will appeal to buyers seeking tranquility, privacy and easy access to the beach and outdoor activities.”
Weldon, founder and CEO of nutritional supplement company Ponce de Leon Health, purchased 0.47 acres of land in the Amelia Island Plantation Resort community for $2.35 million in 2002, real estate records show.He could not immediately comment on the sale, but he had previously said wall street journal That he spent about $8 million building the house.
According to the listing, the contemporary residence has approximately 11,445 square feet of interior living space with 11 bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and an additional 5,800 square feet of outdoor living space.
Its modern amenities include a temperature-controlled 5,000-bottle wine cellar, audio room, office, fitness room, wellness spa with sauna and steam room, and multiple lounges and living rooms opening onto outdoor decks. Infinity pool and fire pits, listing photos.
Cutajar says the home has 100 feet of ocean to the east and 150 feet of green space to the north.
“Buyers liked the fact that at low tide there was a huge amount of space and the beach had soft and hard sand so they could bike, walk, fish and do other activities. “Also, contemporary style homes are very rare to find on Amelia Island.”
According to public records, the purchaser was a limited liability company represented by Erin Oden and Coastal Luxury.
The second highest price on Amelia Island, about 35 miles northeast of Jacksonville, Fla., was a 5,737-square-foot home on two adjacent lots that sold for $11.45 million in July, according to the Multiple Listing Service. it was done.