FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can I purchase property in Old Town Fernandina?
Yes. The purpose of www.oldfernandina.com is to promote the coastal lifestyle in Old Town to potential new residents.
Can I own a boat and live in Old Town Fernandina?
Yes. Tiger Point Marina is a full-service yard offering deep water wet slips and safe, long-term storage in steel hurricane cradles adjacent to Old Town. Nassau County's North End/D.D. Bartels Boat Ramp is also located 2 minutes away from Old Town.
Can I get help navigating the Historic District Design Guidelines?
Yes. Resident town architect, Julia Starr Sanford, is a former member of the Historic District Council, participated in every design charette for Old Town , and helped draft the neighborhood design guidelines. Her StudioSky partners, Steve Mouzon and Eric Moser, also have extensive experience designing/building in Southern historic districts. Steve Mouzon currently is the Town Architect for Amelia Park Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) in Fernandina Beach.
What happened to Fort San Carlos?
Archaeologists estimate about two-thirds of the area formerly occupied by Fort San Carlos has disappeared through erosion by the Amelia River.
What are the neighbors like in Old Town Fernandina?
The further you go north in Florida, the further south you get. Residents of Old Town are typical, friendly Southerners; the type who know the names of their neighbors and still leave their doors unlocked.
Who do I contact if I want to learn more about living in Old Town Fernandina?