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Christina LaFontaine


Christina made her way to Athens for her undergrad studies in vocal performance at the University of Georgia and studied with Dr. Gregory Broughton. After a 2 year stint of working in Atlanta, she began her real estate career in 2003 as an appraiser first and then as a salesperson.

She spent the beginning of her career as an assistant to a broker and gleaned invaluable knowledge from that experience. As she has moved forward in her career, she has taken that knowledge and has worked to bring professionalism to each of her transactions. Her clients, both buyers and sellers, receive full service attention throughout their purchases and sales.

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She has serves on the Athens Area Association of Realtors MLS Board for 11 years. She was also a part of a focus group instrumental in choosing our current MLS system. In our community, Christina is a member of Watkinsville First Baptist Church and sings with the worship team. She is the lead singer for the Athens A-Train Band and sings with the Athens Master Chorale as well. She is a Sustaining member of the Junior League of Athens and sits on the Friends Board of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Christina is married to Wade LaFontaine, who works at the University of Georgia. They have a son, Guy, and a daughter, C.C., and look forward to watching them grow up in the Athens/Oconee area while rooting on the Dawgs!

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Cocooned within a 17.67 Acre Estate in North Oconee, this custom home is ready for a new partner. This secluded property features a magical approach drive through a natural canopy of mature trees and manicured lawn areas which open up to the homestead. The property boasts a main house as well as a detached artist's studio with a 1 bedroom apartment above and large storage workshop below. A gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, formal dining room, great room, sunroom, study, owner's suite, and screened porch complete the main floor of the house. Upstairs, you will find a large additional bedroom suite with sitting room area, another bedroom, plus a large bonus room/bedroom and a Jack & Jill bath. The basement contains 12' ceilings, a full kitchen, billiard room, and side French door entrance for easy driveway access. An 8K gallon heated pool complete with Ever Swim System is paired with a custom hot tub to complete the retreat feel to the patio. Additional features include an elevator to all 3 floors, a safe room in the basement, a full size gym room with rubber floors (which could easily become a theater room), a commercial grade playground, outdoor fireplace, and a yard chess board. The surrounding 17 acres provides privacy and seclusion. However, being in the back cul-de-sac of Mallard Lakes Subdivision ensures that there are neighbors nearby and great trick-or-treating if desired! This stunning estate is the perfect spot for all of your needs. 1,500,000 Closed

1193 Mallard Lake Drive Bogart, Georgia

6 Beds 7 Baths 9,365 SqFt 17.670 Acres

Beautiful Sprawling Ranch over Basement in the gated River's Edge community! Perfectly set on a 2.95 acre lot, this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath custom built 2 year old home features wide plank cherry flooring, 10' ceilings, quartz counters, custom kitchen, amazing master suite, covered porch with outdoor fireplace, room for a pool, and more!  The hardiplank, stone and brick exterior draw you in through the double French door entry that opens to the open dining room, living room, and kitchen. A stone fireplace highlights the living room and leads you right into the open kitchen, which features a 10'x5' island, farm sink, built in double ovens, smooth cook top, and so much storage space. The Butler's Pantry area has a built in wine rack, glass front cabinets, and leads into the large walk-in pantry. The private master suite is perfectly situated in the back corner of the home and has an oversized bathroom featuring a custom tile shower with dual heads, built-in linen storage, and a great closet that connects to the laundry room. Off of the 3 car garage, the oversized mudroom provides the perfect place to keep all of the stuff of life. Two additional bedrooms and a full bath with custom tile are on the opposite side of the house. And the covered back porch with fireplace places the finishing touch to the main floor living space. In the basement, the large open den has space for any configuration of furniture. There is a built-in kitchenette that could be expanded easily, a full bedroom and custom bath, a utility room with some of the systems on one side, and a large unfinished space that is stubbed for an additional bedroom and bath. The double french doors out to the back yard from the unfinished space give easy access to storage and lawn equipment. The wooded lot has cleared lawn space around the home and then is wooded down to the creek, which is the rear property line. This property feels secluded, but also has a wonderfully cozy neighborhood feel surrounded by beautiful homes with the security of the gated access. This is a great home ready for a new owner! 905,000 sold

1946 Edgewater Drive Bogart, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,941 SqFt 2.950 Acres

Refreshed Five Points 5 bedroom, 4 bath and 2 half bath home with full finished basement! This Southern Living plan boasts Australian Cypress floors on the main floor, limestone tile flooring in foyer, master suite on main, theater room in basement and separate basement apartment. The double door entry opens to the open dining room, living room with fireplace that has updated tile surround, kitchen and breakfast room. And all of this opens out to a large private deck. The master suite has a freshly remodeled bathroom with all new tile floors, new tile shower, new soaker tub, new counters and all new fixtures. There are two additional bedrooms with shared bath on the main floor. Upstairs, there is a large bonus bedroom and full bathroom. The basement boasts a large theater room, a separate office room and large main sitting room/den and half bath. The main feature of the finished basement is a full separate apartment with full kitchen, living room with fireplace, large bedroom, additional bonus room, full bathroom and large closet with laundry hookups inside. Doorways are oversized for easy access. The entrance from the inside of the basement is able to be locked off and there is a main entrance off of the screened patio. The entire house has all new interior paint throughout and new carpet in all bedrooms and main rooms in basement. Finishing out the home is an ample laundry room on main floor and a full sized two car garage. Custom landscaping has been done to create stone steps around one side of the home and a gradual no-step path around the other side. Lovingly maintained, this home has space for any use you could need. Don't miss this gem in walking distance to Five Points shopping and dining! 840,000 sold

180 Ridgewood Place Athens, Georgia

5 Beds 6 Baths 4,619 SqFt 0.230 Acres

Immaculate 5 bedroom, 5 bath home in Princeton Farms over full basement! This 2 year old home has so many features! Master and secondary bedroom on main. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a bonus room on second floor. Full finished basement with full kitchen, den, bedroom, bathroom, and flex room, plus unfinished storage area. A chef's kitchen with breakfast area, keeping room, fireplace, covered outdoor breakfast porch. Formal dining room. Large living room with French Doors separating it from Kitchen. Large covered back deck. All of this is the award winning Oconee County school system. Neighborhood amenities include sidewalks, pool, tennis, all within minutes of downtown Watkinsville, Athens, Epps Bridge Shopping, and Highway 316. 730,000 Closed

2346 Horseshoe Bend Lane Bogart, Georgia

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,492 SqFt 0.880 Acres

Secluded Charming Cottage Downtown Watkinsville! This 3 BR/2 BA vintage cottage on 2.01 lush acres was meticulously restored and updated in 2018 by builder Jared York. Attention was paid to every detail and the result was an old world mood with modern conveniences, including the addition of a new detached 2 car garage. Walk in through the front patio to the brick entryway and you will find the primary suite to your left, separate from the rest of the house. It has a gas fireplace, custom alcove for the bed, vaulted stained wood ceiling, custom designed ensuite bath with large closet. The rest of the house is to the right and has a convenient flow between the Great Room, Dining Room, and Kitchen. The well thought out kitchen boasts granite counters, high end appliances, gas range, custom cabinetry, and opens into the most convenient laundry/mud room that features additional cabinetry, wine cooler, wine rack, vintage porcelain laundry sink, and butcher block counters. Walking through the Dining Room with original built-ins in the corners, you find yourself if the cozy Great Room. This room features a wall of windows overlooking the front patio, gas fireplace, custom built-ins with media space, and access to the large screened porch. At the other end of the house, you will find the remaining 2 bedrooms and remodeled bath, all with great closet and storage space. A convenient unfinished basement/cellar houses the HVAC and provides incredible storage space with access through the inside of the house and out the back as well. Outside, a custom ornamental fence surrounds the perfectly placed fire pit off of the screened porch. And the abundance of trees and foliage provide year round privacy and vivid colors throughout the seasons. All custom lighting, Restoration Hardware fixtures, custom tile floors, and refinished hardwood floors are throughout the whole property and you will feel the care and thought put into each detail of this restoration. All of this is just an easy walk to downtown Watkinsville restaurants and shops, Wire Park, Watkinsville Woods, and the upcoming city preserved 100 acre farm and green space. Plus, there is easy access to Harris Shoals Park, Butler's Crossing, Highway 316, Epps Bridge Shopping, and the University of Georgia. Such a serene and desirable property in the heart of Historic Watkinsville! 679,900 Closed

16 S 3rd Street Watkinsville, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,688 SqFt 2.010 Acres

Elegant Ease! That's what you get at 107 Princeton Mill Road. This all brick one level home is perfectly laid out for simple living in an incredible location. Upon entering through the spacious foyer, you will find yourself in a light and bright living room with large built-ins on both sides of the fireplace with gas logs. The back wall of windows lead to the large deck, which has a powered patio cover that can extend over the entire deck! Back inside, you will flow easily between the formal dining room and the completely renovated kitchen. The custom designed cabinets and counters offer extensive work and storage space. A prep or bar sink and wine cooler compliment the space and the island has space for bar stools. On the other side of the house, you will find a large guest room with great closet and an additional room that could be the 3rd bedroom or a study, craft room, sitting room, etc. Nicely tucked away in the back corner of the house, the master suite offers good light with plenty of windows. The bathroom has been renovated to create a very large walk-in closet, large pass through cabinetry between closet and bathroom, walk through to the laundry room, large soaker tub and separate tile walk-in shower. The oversized 2 car garage will fit full sized vehicles and has a handy utility sink. An unfinished basement is accessible from the outside and has over 1,000 square feet of workshop or storage space! It also has a utility sink already in place. And it offers easy access to all of the systems in the house. Custom landscaping has been lovingly maintained and the lovely slate staircase down the side provides easy access to the back yard and basement. From the deck, you have a lovely wooded view of the old Princeton Mill and surrounding green space. This home offers convenience and simplicity while maintaining charm and elegance. Come see for yourself! 585,000 sold

107 Princeton Mill Road Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,523 SqFt 0.270 Acres

Remodeled and refreshed 5 bedroom, 4 bath home in Ashton Place! Tucked back in the heart of the neighborhood, this beautiful home features remodeled kitchen and master bath, refinished hardwood floors, refaced fireplace and hearth with reclaimed wood mantle, all new light fixtures throughout, all new paint throughout interior, newer roof, brand new expanded deck. The kitchen has leathered granite countertops, all stainless appliances, gas range. The main floor master suite is quite spacious with double closets. With the full master bath remodel consisting of tub, shower, vanities, mirrors, lighting, and tile floor, this suite is a haven and is the full right side of the main floor. The additional bedroom on the main has an accent wall with neutral wallpaper and the full bath next to it features a transom over the shower for additional light. Upstairs, there are 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and a large bonus room that is currently being used as a bedroom. The finished basement has an additional bedroom and bath, a finished storage room currently used for exercise, a large den, and unfinished storage space. The walk-out patio from the basement is covered with a deck ceiling so you won't get wet, plus 2 new ceiling fans. The back yard is fully fenced just inside the creek line and has a firepit area in the back corner. Custom landscape stairs on both sides provide easy access from the front to the back of the property. Directly across the street is the access to the trail around the neighborhood lake. And enjoy the seasonal neighborhood pool at the front of the development. This home is so close to the state of the art UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital, area schools, shopping, dining, a quick 10 minutes to UGA, and 15 minutes to downtown Athens! 557,000 Closed

239 Ashbrook Drive Athens, Georgia

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,453 SqFt 0.560 Acres

Refreshed home with a custom pool and outdoor kitchen! This 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home is mostly all on the main level. There is 1 bedroom, 1 bath upstairs as bonus space that has hardwood floors, new minisplit HVAC, updated bathroom, and additional attic access. This home has been lovingly updated recently and features include all refinished hardwood floors, redesigned fireplace and hearth, remodeled kitchen and appliances, updated secondary bathrooms, tankless water heater for master suite, all new interior and exterior paint, new mud room from garage, additional parking pads, and redesigned landscaping on whole property. The main addition by the seller is a custom saltwater pool with waterfall feature and built-in bench throughout. Extensive pool deck has umbrella anchors throughout, outdoor surround sound speaker system, large brick fireplace with 2 storage sides, and full outdoor kitchen with hot and cold at sink, built-in mini fridge, charcoal grill with gas line if desired, and counter workspace. Extra space in the back yard is great for adding extra storage building, RV storage, detached guest suite, etc! It's ready for whatever you may need. This home is so convenient to schools, shopping, restaurants, and a quick 15 minutes to Athens. Don't miss out on this oasis! 556,000 Closed

3550 Spratlin Mill Road Hull, Georgia

5 Beds 4 Baths 2,316 SqFt 0.750 Acres

Central location and beautiful acreage! Such a great property on over 10 acres just inside the Barrow County line! Just 5 minutes from the Barrow Arts and Sciences Academy, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home sits well off of the road and feels like a cozy country retreat. Perfectly set up for a mini farm or just some seclusion as is, but could also be divided and built on. As this was part of the taxi space for an old private air strip, there is an open space through the middle of the property. And the majority of the back is wooded. The old "club house" space for the pilots is still there on the property. Inside the house, features include a large open great room, dining room, kitchen. The large masonry fireplace offers a quaint focal piece in the great room. The bedrooms and bathrooms and laundry room are all ample sized. This beautiful property is so very convenient to Oconee County as well as all of the shopping, schools, and restaurants in Bethlehem. There are so many options! Come see this home and acreage today! 549,900 Closed

1809 Hog Mountain Road Statham, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,144 SqFt 10.144 Acres

Great 4 bedroom, 4 bath home in cul-de-sac in Bear Creek Estates! This large home features the master bedroom and 2 additional bedrooms on the main, a study or home office, open eat-in kitchen, separate dining room, bonus room with ensuite bathroom upstairs, full unfinished basement stubbed for bathroom, screened porch, open deck, firepit area, and more! The sellers have taken great care of the home and have added spray foam insulation in the attic, radon mitigation system in basement, electric vehicle charging station in garage, laundry sink, painted exterior trim in 2021, and removed many trees. The large lot provides great privacy and also has a fenced garden that the sellers planted recently. In the neighborhood, there is a great community lot with playground, pavilion, picnic tables, bathroom, kayak storage, firepit, dock and boat launch onto the beautiful Bear Creek Reservoir! Don't miss this opportunity to be in a great space with all of these amenities. 528,500 Closed

147 Kodiak Lane Bogart, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,849 SqFt 0.750 Acres

Gorgeous brick Columbia County home on a 2.41 acre waterfront lot! Inviting foyer leads you into formal dining room with wainscoting. Spacious great room with vaulted ceiling, tons of natural light, built-ins, and gas log fireplace! Kitchen is equipped with: stainless appliances, freshly painted cabinets, pantry, access to laundry room, breakfast area, sunroom and back balcony deck! Home office with built-ins is conveniently connected to master suite with tray ceiling, double fans, walk-in closet, & access to private balcony deck. Master ensuite features: dual sinks, jacuzzi tub, & walk-in shower. Upstairs are 3 spacious guest rooms, one with a it's own private bath and oversized closet! Additional full bath upstairs with dual sinks & jacuzzi tub! Heated/cooled sunroom with full, private bath off the kitchen. Rec room above garage is perfect for a man cave! Almost 1000 sq ft unfinished basement with interior and exterior access and potential gym room. Private dock, covered gazebo, fire pit, and outbuilding in the back! One year Old Republic home warranty included for buyer's peace of mind! NEW dishwasher and stove. Roof is only 5 years old! ALL electric. 435,000 Closed

42 Westberry Court Grovetown, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,530 SqFt 2.410 Acres

Large home with many features in popular Coldwater Creek, a swim/tennis neighborhood! This Emory Plan features 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, a separate media room or office, a separate dining room and large kitchen with breakfast area. The master suite and an additional bedroom are on the main floor. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms that each have separate vanities and share the shower/water closet. An additional bedroom suite is upstairs as well. And the media/office room completes the upstairs. The great room boasts a fireplace with brick surround and leads to the back patio. Kitchen features upgraded tile backsplash, pot filler over stove, island with power and breakfast bar. This lot backs up to the neighborhood green space, so there is a nice wooded buffer behind the home. Don't miss this large beautiful home with so much room to spread out! 410,000 sold

1232 Cold Tree Lane Watkinsville, Georgia

5 Beds 4 Baths 2,930 SqFt 0.200 Acres

Newly refreshed 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath brick home in Phase I of Towns Walk! This is a special double lot with a great amount of property and yard space that is fully fenced and provides plenty of off-street parking. This owner has paid close attention to maintaining and updating. Some of those features include two HVAC units in March, all new carpet, new hardwood floors in upstairs hallway, recent exterior paint, some new lighting and fan fixtures, plenty of closet space throughout, and more. Upon entering, the main floor primary suite is nestled to the right. A large bathroom with separate walk in closet completes the suite. The Great Room has an updated stone wall fireplace surround and mantle and flows through to the Dining Room. In the kitchen, features include a new island (that is moveable if desired) in the breakfast area, new lighting, stainless appliances and double ovens.  The half bath and laundry closet finish out the main floor. Upstairs, a major redesign of one bedroom has created a loft or sitting room by opening the wall, adding hardwood flooring, and recessed lighting. This opens beautifully to the foyer and has great light enhanced by the lovely 2nd story window over the front door. To the right, there is a bedroom suite with full bath and walk-in closet. At the other end of the hall, you will find a bedroom, a full bath, and a bonus room that could also be the fourth bedroom. A major feature is all of the private outdoor space to spread out while still enjoying the short walk to the neighborhood pool. This home is convieneintly located near Loop 10, shopping, dining, schools, and a short drive to downtown Athens and UGA. 407,000 Closed

100 Towns Walk Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,306 SqFt 0.380 Acres

Well Maintained Brick Ranch in Kingswood! This 4 bedroom, 2 bath home features a large kitchen with breakfast room, separate dining room, full living room and a separate den with large brick fireplace and gas logs, solid wood doors throughout. Entering through the front door, you are welcomed through the wide foyer. The large living room greets you to the front of the house and the den runs along the back. Down the hall to the left, there are two ample bedrooms that share a bath between them. The master bedroom has 2 closets and has access to the master bath, which also opens out to the hall. A 4th bedroom is on the other side of the bathroom. The closets are good sized throughout and there are large closets in the hall as well. In 1987, the seller added on to the back of the house to enlarge the breakfast room, create a laundry room inside the house and add a small work room off of the laundry. The laundry is a huge bonus and has plenty of space for additional refrigerator/freezer (with icemaker water line) and includes a built-in utility sink as well. Kitchen cabinets were all replaced along with the laminate flooring in the 90s and the double ovens give flexibility for all of your baking needs. The carport has a large storage closet and could easily be enclosed with a garage door. The custom built ramp in the garage shall remain with the house. In the nicely shaded back yard, there is a storage shed that also remains with the property. And the built-in gas grill off the back deck remains as well. It likely needs some revitalizing, but the gas line is in place and ready to be awakened! Roof was replaced in 2010, ductwork insulation and moisture barrier replaced in 2014, HVAC was replaced in 2015, water heater heating elements were replaced in 2021. All of this in a GREAT location so very close to all shopping, restaurants and within walking distance to Timothy Road Elementary School! This home is incredibly convenient to Highway 316, 10 Loop, downtown Athens and the UGA campus as well. Don't miss this versatile ranch in Kingswood! 320,000 sold

765 Kings Road Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,346 SqFt 0.840 Acres

Welcome to Cottages at Homewood! 192 Magnolia Blossom Way is your ideal 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home on a corner lot in this Charleston Style community in West Athens. Features include hardwood floors on main, secluded side deck, large fenced side yard, large master suite with private balcony. The main living room boasts a wood burning fireplace and opens to the dining room. Double French doors between the Dining Room and Kitchen lead to the side deck and fenced yard. The kitchen has a breakfast area and space for bar stools at the counter. Granite counters, ample cabinetry and double sink round out the features. Upstairs, the master suite and 2 large bedrooms with shared bath fill out the home.  The convenient laundry closet between the bedrooms completes the easy living! A back alley offers access to the large 2 car garage. This neighborhood provides sidewalks and maintains a manicured look throughout. Come see this awesome home and make it your own! 310,000 sold

192 Magnolia Blossom Way Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,884 SqFt 0.130 Acres

Brick 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in Cedar Creek! This spacious home features hardwood floors throughout, large master suite upstairs, a full bedroom and bath on the main floor, separate living room and den with wood burning fireplace that has gas logs in place, large flat yard and 2 car garage. The Kitchen has granite counters, tile backsplash, stainless appliances and a breakfast nook. All bedrooms are very spacious and closets are good sized. Such a great location near schools, shops, restaurants and so convenient to UGA Vet Hospital, main campus and downtown. And in a neighborhood with a pool you can join if you want! Come see this home and make it your own! 286,000 sold

120 Cedar Creek Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,292 SqFt 0.670 Acres

Contemporary Character abounds in this Kingston Greens wood siding home with stone detail! Features of this 3 bedroom, 3 bath property include a bedroom and a bathroom on each level, all new hardwood floors in 2020 through main floor living areas, recently remodeled kitchen, vaulted great room with stone fireplace surround to ceiling, and new roof in 2020. The full kitchen remodel was also completed in 2020 and includes new cabinets, granite counters, lighting and new windows across the back of the kitchen to brighten it all up! With a full bath and bedroom in place upstairs, you will find a large sitting room/bonus area that could be enclosed to create another bedroom. The basement features a large room that is the 3rd bedroom or can be used as a den. A full bathroom with laundry room finishes out the interior basement space. A handy built-in shed space is accessible from under the deck. Outside, take in the beauty of the wooded front of the property and enjoy sitting on the large deck overlooking the back yard with its very own tree house. So much to offer on a large 3/4 acre lot in an incredibly desirable neighborhood that is so close to schools, within 15 minutes to a bustling shopping area, and under 25 minutes to downtown Athens and UGA! 246,000 sold

701 Kingston Road Colbert, Georgia

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,811 SqFt 0.790 Acres

This wonderful 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch in Fox Hall Farms is ready for a new Owner! Features include a split bedroom plan, large laundry room, large den with fireplace, 2 car garage, kitchen with all appliances and tons of cabinets. Whole septic system replaced in 2015, new kitchen floors in 2015. There is so much to like about this easy living home in a great neighborhood SO close to the Hull Kroger shopping area, restaurants and breweries, public and private schools, Athens Tech and UGA! Don't miss this gem!! 232,000 sold

105 Fox Hall Trail Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,492 SqFt 0.610 Acres

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