687 Pulaski Street

  • $475,000
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  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Sq Ft: 1,444
  • Lot Sq Ft: 0.120 acres
  • Acres: 0.120

Charming In-town Historic 3/2 cottage with detached studio and fenced backyard and courtyard located just blocks from Downtown and UGA, in the historic Pulaski Heights neighborhood, perhaps the most architecturally vibrant and eclectic neighborhood in Athens, with a unique mix of Historic and Modern architecture. This location offers easy access to what makes in-town living in Athens special, walk/bike trails, parks, the Oconee River/Greenway, Downtown restaurants, live music, local breweries, retail, the beautiful landscape of the University of Georgia and all its offerings, and veritable cultural cornucopia of adventures and living one’s best Life. Immediately next door is the historic Leathers Building, a wonderful neighborhood mixed-use enclave that offers art galleries, a wine shop, yoga, holistic healing, BBQ, & more, though does anyone really need more than that for true bliss? The cottage features a metal roof and rocking chair front porch that sits up high above Pulaski Street, somewhat privately. The front door has double arched windows and provides access to a central hallway, ideal for displaying art, and the hallway accesses all 3 bedrooms and the living room. The bedrooms are large with tall ceilings, ceiling fans, large windows that provide abundant natural light, and each bedroom has its own fireplace mantle/hearth ( nonfunctional, though add historic character ). One bedroom has a dedicated bath, and there’s a central bathroom at the end of the hall which features an antique claw foot tub/shower combo, and reclaimed heart pine wainscot and accents. The LR has beadboard ceilings, wood walls, heart pine flooring, and connects to kitchen. The kitchen is a mix of old and new elements: character laden older cabinets with tile counters mix with new fridge, dishwasher, and front load washer/dryer. There’s an older wall oven and counter cooktop. The ceiling and walls are beadboard, enhancing the historic character of cottage. A French door in kitchen opens to a private courtyard and fenced back yard. Additionally, there’s a detached studio/outbuilding with metal roof, and exposed rafters inside. The building has been wired, and could serve a variety of uses: art studio, music space, workshop, storage, man cave, she shed, they bey, or possibly could evolve to become a guest space. In summation, this is a culturally vibrant, arts centric neighborhood, about as close to Downtown as one can be, offering a World of possibilities. Embrace the presence of the neighboring RR tracks and occasional trains by learning the Art of Trainjumping, and the Adventures that accompany this under-appreciated means of discovering exotic new territories. Experience the rich history and language of this culture, the amazing art of Boxcar Graffiti, and learn the songs of Boxcar Willie and his pals. Set out on a quest to find Bigfoot.

Price: $475,000
Address:687 Pulaski Street
County:Clarke Co.
Zip Code:30601
Subdivision:Pulaski Heights
Year Built:1925
Square Feet:1,444
Lot Square Feet:0.120 acres
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