499 Fortson Drive

  • $875,000
  • Property Type:
  • Location:
  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • Sq Ft: 3,161
  • Lot Sq Ft: 1.460 acres
  • Acres: 1.460

Nestled in the heart of Athens, this wonderful ranch-style home offers a perfect blend of comfort, style, and convenience. Situated on a large, private lot, this home is conveniently located near Beechwood shopping center, restaurants, parks, and all the amenities you desire. The generous 1.46-acre lot provides plenty of space for outdoor activities, gardening, and future projects.

With 4 spacious bedrooms and 3 full baths, this residence is an ideal choice for families seeking a harmonious and inviting living space. The layout provides ease of access and comfortable living, making it a great choice for those seeking a home that will accommodate their lifestyle at any age. Featuring elegant hardwood floors throughout, and 9-foot ceilings, timeless charm is evident in every room and makes the living spaces feel spacious and airy.

The home includes two secondary bedrooms that share a large Jack and Jill bath, perfect for family members or guests. The original Jack and Jill bathroom boasts a large square shaped tub/shower combo and a gorgeous blue tile surround! The owner’s suite is a true retreat, featuring a door to the expansive outdoor patio and sizable roll-in tile shower. The 4th bedroom or Flex space, could double as an Air B’n B space, mother in law suite or additional living space with a loft sleeping area. The current owner’s have utilized this space as a large bedroom for their visiting family to provide them with the privacy of their own kitchenette and lounging area.

The fully renovated gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream! It boasts two wall ovens, gas range, custom wine room with pull out shelves, glass cabinets with lighting, and a large island. It’s a perfect space for culinary creativity and entertaining!

The heart of the home is the comfortable family room, complete with custom built-ins, and a large bay window that overlooks the serene rear yard. This space is perfect for relaxing with loved ones, reading a book, or simply enjoying the peaceful view.

The living room features a marble surround wood-burning fireplace, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere on chilly Georgia evenings. This is a graciously sized living area where you create lasting memories with family and friends.

The outdoor spaces of this home are a true highlight. A large stone patio with three access points from the home provides the perfect setting for outdoor gatherings and al fresco dining. An original masonry grill is a beautiful accent piece, and could serve multiple purposes. Stroll along a lovely pea gravel path that leads to two different sitting areas as you wander to the back of the property. These sitting areas offer peaceful spots to relax and take in the natural beauty of the surroundings, including stunning views of the bustling Brooklyn Creek, which meanders through the rear of the property.
Embrace sustainable living and reduce your carbon footprint while enjoying the benefits of renewable energy. You will save on energy costs with the solar panels located on the rear roof and for electric vehicle owners, the convenience of a Tesla Charging Station is a significant perk, allowing you to power up your vehicle effortlessly from the comfort of your home. Additionally, there is plenty of room to construct a carport or garage to suit your needs.

The front and rear yards are meticulously manicured, offering a lush and inviting landscape, and the backyard features a nice portion that is fully fenced in, providing security and privacy for your family and pets.

Make sure to preview this property in person, as it is sure to surprise you!!

Price: $875,000
Address:499 Fortson Drive
County:Clarke Co.
Zip Code:30606
Year Built:1955
Square Feet:3,161
Lot Square Feet:1.460 acres
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