485 West Lake Drive

  • $4,200,000
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  • Location:
  • Beds: 7
  • Baths: 9
  • Sq Ft: 9,365
  • Lot Sq Ft: 2.260 acres
  • Acres: 2.260

Exuding casual elegance, this stunning Estate sits on over 2.2 manicured acres with an original 1920’s stone cottage. Boasting Historic charm, the original structure seamlessly adjoins the newly constructed main residence which is marked by incredible decorator selections throughout. Designed with entertaining in mind, the main house was built in 2017 offering a functional floor plan with a spacious kitchen open to the family room. Ten foot ceilings are located on both the main and upper levels, with 12 foot coffered ceilings in the main living space. This graciously sized room is accented by a large wall of built-ins which flank a gas log fireplace, as well as a casual dining area. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with professional grade appliances including a 6 eye gas Wolf stovetop, double wall ovens, & a full size Sub Zero refrigerator & freezer with a center glass front Wine Cooler. A large island is great for everyday bar seating & offers an additional prep sink, while the walk-in pantry features a coffee station & wood shelving for overflow storage. A mud room & office are located just off of the kitchen & are accented by brick floors laid in a herringbone pattern & offer 4 built in lockers & storage cabinets. Custom cabinets, filing drawers & a desk adorn the beautifully designed office space. The graciously sized owner’s suite is located on the main level and features vaulted shiplap ceilings & opens into a gorgeous bathroom with two vanities with marble countertops, soaking tub & a large shower with three shower heads. A walk-in closet boasts a storage island & mirrored, hidden shoe shelving. A secondary laundry room is accessed from this closet which has both a utility sink & custom drying racks. Upstairs is home to three additional bedrooms, each with an en suite bath with walk in showers. These bedrooms have new carpet & custom designed closets. Also located on the upper level is a large flex space & the main laundry room with granite countertops, storage closets, utility sink & a working desk. A beautiful pecky cypress ceiling allows for the visual transition from the kitchen to the formal dining room, which beautifully connects the home to the Historic stone cottage. The stone wall from the original structure is the transitional focus in the vaulted dining room. Iron clad floor to ceiling windows offer an abundance of natural light, with the opposing wall providing access to the rear yard and stone patio. The vaulted ceilings with cypress beams adjoins the old structure with the new home, & provide a seamless flow between the two. The original stone structure has vaulted ceilings on the main level with a spacious great room, anchored by a stone surround, wood burning fireplace, private guest suite with sitting room, powder room & scullery. An old world feel is conveyed by vertical shiplap walls, exposed roof rafters, & custom iron railing. Upstairs is home to a corridor of built-in shelving overlooking the family room & two secondary bedrooms sharing a beautiful marble bath. Wide plank hardwood floors span both levels. Additional entertaining space is provided at the terrace level with a rec room with designated areas for billiards, lounging space & dining area with a custom wet bar. Brick accent walls & cypress columns offset the fully equipped service area. There is also a full bath featuring a large steam shower & an exercise room with a mirrored wall & gym floor. The carriage house above the oversized two car garage offers a full kitchen in addition to a private guest suite with living space, bedroom and bathroom, which could easily double as a private home office. Outdoor entertaining is made easy with a built-in grilling station, covered stone patio & cozy screen porch! The property offers extreme privacy, a beautiful grassy area for entertaining and multiple driveway options for entry. The house has been carefully sited to maintain an active lifestyle & privacy in the heart of Athens!

Price: $4,200,000
Address:485 West Lake Drive
County:Clarke Co.
Subdivision:Bobbin Mill
Square Feet:9,365
Lot Square Feet:2.260 acres
Half Bathrooms:2
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