In Town

In-town Athens boasts an incredible community with lively shopping, incredible art, and unforgettable live music. Residential neighborhoods with tree-lined streets are close to downtown yet still feel serene and quiet, while in-town condos are much closer to the University of Georgia campus and the famous nightlife scene of Athens.

In-town is right next to UGA’s north campus, bringing game days at Sanford Stadium closer than ever. With acclaimed eateries on almost every corner, you’ll find yourself trying new goodies from a different local restaurant or brewery every weekend. Nearby attractions include the State Botanical Gardens as well as the Georgia Museum of Art, located on UGA’s east campus.

You can also visit the iconic music venues of downtown Athens, such as the Georgia Theatre and the 40 Watt Club, where legends such as the B-52’s and R.E.M. had their beginnings. With ample public transportation, living in the city of Athens will put you right in the hub of North Georgia. There is never a dull moment around in-town Athens!

Normaltown and only three years old! This large luxury cottage has all the space you will ever need with all the quality you have come to expect from a J W York Home. The art gallery entryway features a paneled ceiling with natural wood beams.  It leads to a huge vaulted great room with fireplace which is open to the island kitchen featuring granite tops, large copper pendant lights, stainless appliances, and natural wood accents.  There is a double oven, smooth-top electric cook top, and a walk-in pantry.  The chef in the house will feel right at home here!  The Owner's suite is on the main level with a private bath and soaking tub along with separate vanities and a gracious walk-in closet.  There is a second bedroom on the main level, perfect for an office or guest suite. Upstairs are 3 more bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a loft. Two of the bedrooms share a bath and one bedroom has an en suite bathroom.  The loft features built in bookcases. The entire house has quality LVP flooring (no carpet here) with tile in the bathrooms and laundry.  Don't miss the private and inviting screened porch out back. The exterior features Hardi Plank siding for low maintenance and no HOA. This classic city beauty is zoned for Chase Street Elementary School and is extremely close to the Athens Farmer's Market, Bishop Park, UGA, and the shops and restaurants of Normaltown & Downtown. $899,000 Active

315 Gilmer Street Athens, Georgia

5 Beds 4 Baths 3,461 SqFt 0.250 Acres

This adorable Normaltown 3BR/1BA brick cottage is just four houses down from UGA's new med school campus! It has such a cute, open floor plan with beautiful oak floors and some of the coolest vaulted ceilings around. Recently renovated, the kitchen is amazing with lots of light, plenty of storage and quartz counters and backsplash and an island perfect for entertaining. There is a laundry closet with a washer/dryer off the kitchen. The dining area is open to the kitchen and a spacious living room again with lots of light. All three bedrooms are on the right side of the house with great light fixtures and vaulted ceilings. The bathroom has a fun, retro vibe. Outside, you'll find a great deck for entertaining and a shed for extra storage. Such a wonderful location not only by UGA Health Sciences Campus but also near some of the best restaurants and bars in Normaltown and blocks from Bishop Park and Athens' Farmers Market. $414,000 Pending

350 Willow Run Drive Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,097 SqFt 0.210 Acres

Wonderful new listing in the very heart of Cobbham, one of the most sought after addresses in town. Located adjacent to everything and absolutely move-in-ready, this 4 bed/2.5 bath home is relaxed yet refined, the perfect vibe that defines our great town. Stately 4 side brick exterior includes a brick veranda with knee wall out front and overlooking the action below on the sidewalk yet removed enough for private conversations/gatherings. The back fenced yard also includes another private patio and this whole area is ready for your landscape designer to take you to a whole other level. Ample off street parking is located at the end of a private alley out back and has easy ingress/egress. Main floor has hardwoods throughout and includes a formal living room with great natural light and the front staircase to the second story. Beyond the living room through a cased opening and hanging sliders is a striking and welcoming great room with soaring ceilings and massive windows, a very large fireplace with abundant gas logs for easy mood creation, a spacious dining area and another large living room area as well as a roomy eat-in kitchen that is open to all the action. Kitchen includes the stainless appliance package, subway tile backsplash, granite counters and more. Around the corner there is a side entrance, laundry area, flex space for a home office or the peloton and rowing machine. The main floor guest bath is tucked off the back foyer, which also has backyard/patio access, and the back staircase to the versatile second story. The second story has hardwoods as well (tile in baths) and has two bright bedrooms off the front landing with a nicely renovated bathroom that is in keeping with the historic nature of the home. Three more steps above the landing is a third bedroom with access to another full bath and bedroom beyond. There is a door here between the middle bedroom and back hall, so one could easily capture all of the back half of the second story to create a private owner's suite with exclusive back stair access. The home is built over two roomy cellars with ample storage and home workshop space. This is a must see iconic Athens home at a price that is not trying to smash ceilings. If you are associated with Piedmont Hospital, then this home would be an absolute lifestyle game changer. Park the car and leave it for the week. Many residents of Cobbham walk to campus and downtown for work and play, and the heart of Normaltown with the med school/health science campus, restaurants, bars, cafe, brewery and more literally just blocks away. This well maintained home has many updates including the kitchen, baths, roof, HVAC, fencing, undercarriage work in the two cellars, updated plumbing and electric and much more. This was the home of American Artist Lucy May Stanton (1875-1931), who lived here and was also responsible for the addition at the back of the home, which was inspired by a home in Boston that she loved. This truly historic gem, lovingly cared for by the current owner, is now ready for its next steward. Please make sure to see the 3D Tour for an immediate  walk through  of the home then book an in person viewing. $1,195,000 Active

552 Cobb Street Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,452 SqFt 0.290 Acres

Welcome to 749 Cobb Street located in the highly desirable Cobbham Historic District in Athens, Georgia. This magnificent in-town home is known as the Sledge Cobb Spalding residence and is notably on the National Register of Historic places since 1974. Built for Athenian James A. Sledge and later owned by Mrs. Lamar Cobb, who became the first president of the Ladies Garden Club of Athens, this home dates back to 1860. The Gothic Revival cottage is a one and one-half story, 5 bedroom with 3 full bath and 2 half-bath single family residence featuring a steep roof with three distinctive tall triangular front-facing dormers. Deep and sweeping front porch with intricate open-work cast iron period details as well as a curved wooden rafter veranda gives a commanding view of Cobb Street. Elegant walnut and oak interior woodwork, solid wood doors, gorgeous handcrafted hardwood floors, 16 - 18 inch masonry walls, 12 foot ceilings, strikingly large windows and multiple cast iron mantels are just a few of the many gorgeous details of this home. From the double front doors, impressive foyer and central hallway, there are generous formal living and dining rooms separated by large-scale working pocket doors. Library or sitting room opposite with built-ins. Light and bright renovated kitchen back of house with island and plenty of cabinetry / storage space as well as dual exterior covered porch access. Beyond kitchen is a spacious addition consisting of sunny family room and laundry room with half-bath. Main floor owners' suite with large walk-through custom closet and sunlit bathroom. Additional guest powder room on this level. Upstairs there is a gracious landing as well as a large open space area on the top floor that can be used for lounging or conversation. Four spacious and private bedrooms and two full bathrooms are also on this level. Charming front facing gabled room for reading, studying or napping is also located here. Plenty of closest and storage spaces on both levels. Downstairs features a large back porch with covered deck for entertaining, dining or resting overlooking a high walled and gated courtyard with koi pond and landscaped areas. There is also a gated driveway with fenced areas along with two separate parking pads to accommodate several cars. Additionally on the property, there is an electrified and conditioned outbuilding for storage, moved from a local sorority, built in the same era as the main house. Nearly an acre of land, this unique and historically significant property sits very close to the Prince Avenue business corridor featuring walkable shops, restaurants and bars of Normaltown and beyond. The home is also just a quick drive from downtown Athens and The University of Georgia. $1,875,000 Active

749 Cobb Street Athens, Georgia

5 Beds 5 Baths 4,851 SqFt 0.900 Acres

Nestled in the heart of Athens, GA, this charming renovated bungalow exudes warmth and character. With its inviting porch and vibrant blue door, the exterior welcomes you into a cozy haven. Inside, the open-concept layout seamlessly blends modern design with rustic elements. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances and custom cabinets, while hardwood floors extend throughout, enhancing the home's timeless appeal. Sunlight streams through large windows, illuminating the quaint living spaces. The bedrooms, adorned with soft hues and vintage accents, offers a serene retreat. The private fenced backyard is quite an oasis and invites outdoor relaxation. An additional feature of this charming property is the fantastic carriage house which offers additional storage and unlimited uses. This bungalow embodies the perfect blend of contemporary comfort and classic charm, making it a delightful residence in the heart of Athens. $394,500 Active

175 Holman Avenue Athens, Georgia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,050 SqFt 0.270 Acres

Nestled in the heart of the Chicopee-Dudley neighborhood, this gem is located near the best Athens has to offer.  A short walk to the Firefly Trail, minutes from campus and Downtown Athens, and close proximity to the loop make this an ideal hub for student living. This home offers 2 generous sized bedrooms, 3 full baths, a large bonus room, and welcoming living area. This neighborhood supports a strong rental market, and the home is currently leased through July 2024 at $1,500/month. Adjacent 0.19 acre lot at 232 Vine Street is also available for sale (CMLS#1012563) $218,000 Pending

226 Vine Street Athens, Georgia

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,208 SqFt 0.160 Acres

There is so much to love about this 1940s farmhouse-style in-town home. Nestled on a quiet street behind Mama's Boy and close to the Firefly Trail, there is a perfect balance of privacy and space in the heart of everything.     Wide entry halls, high ceilings, original hardwood floors, and just enough renovations to make this home incredibly livable now while still leaving loads of room to renovate and make personal updates. The kitchen features double ovens, expansive countertop space, and a great floor plan that could offer a fabulous gourmet kitchen filled with light by opening up the three-season porch off the kitchen. There is also a large laundry room with additional storage that offers numerous opportunities. The furnace is one year old and has been recently serviced.     The fourth bedroom suite in the back of the home has its own separate entrance and is perfect for an in-law or teen suite or separate rental.     Many mature trees and plants on the lot, and plenty of space for gardening and enjoying the outdoors in the private backyard.     The house is leased through July 2024 and requires 24-hour notice for showings. Tenants may relocate sooner with an acceptable offer. Recent appraisal by Carter Appraisal Service is available upon request.    This home qualifies for Synvous's AMP program. Interested? Contact Lauren Huntsman at Synvous for more information on the AMP program (info attached on documents). May qualify for no money down, only closing costs. Must be a primary resident, no investors. $435,000 Pending

1443 E Broad Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,906 SqFt 0.210 Acres

Don't miss this absolutely adorable and well-maintained bungalow in Normaltown/ General Hospital area! Tucked away on a fenced lot and sited above street level, the setting feels very private. Recent upgrades include fresh exterior paint, new carpeting in bedrooms, new privacy fencing, and more! The home's layout is an open concept featuring a Greatroom with hardwood flooring, fireplace and vaulted ceiling, a dining room, and a bright, cheery kitchen with stainless steel appliances and center island. Spend your evenings on the screened front porch overlooking the yard. There is plenty of afternoon sun to spur on a vegetable garden in the yard if desired. Owner's Suite is located on the main level and features beadboard ceilings, a very spacious ensuite bathroom with double vanity, soaking tub, tiled shower, and walk-in closet. Upstairs are two additional bedrooms that share a nicely finished hall bathroom. This home is only ten years old and has been well cared for! Located a stone's throw to St. Mary's & Piedmont Hospitals as well as Downtown Athens & Normaltown! $535,000 Active

780 King Avenue Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,794 SqFt 0.190 Acres

In-town, Stylish New Construction, 2-story, 3/2.5 Cottage, by Award-winning builder, J W York Homes: located on a quiet side street, just blocks from Downtown Athens and UGA's campus. The 1st floor is appealingly open, common living area, which connects to a front porch, a rear patio off dining area, and a side entry next to parking. The stylish kitchen features a large island with pendant lighting above, a pantry, quartz counters, tile backsplash, and stainless range, microwave, and dishwasher. Upstairs, has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, including a primary suite which a walk-in closet, and bath with tile shower, and vanity with granite countertop. The home has LVP flooring throughout, with oak stair treads. This property sits within blocks of 2 large parks, the Oconee River, the ever-expanding Greenway & Firefly bike/walk trails, as well as all of the amenities of Downtown: wonderful restaurants, pubs, live music, movie theater, retail . Also, let's not forget UGA's beautiful campus, and all it's cultural offerings, and opportunities for accruing infinite wisdom. ( Anticipated completion is late May-early June. ) $437,500 Active

185 Water Oak Street Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,531 SqFt 0.110 Acres

Beautiful high quality new construction with a modern flare on a great street just East of downtown with easy access to restaurants, bars, nightlife, shopping, UGA campus, the stadium, the Greenway, parks, the Firefly Trail, the N. Oconee River, and mountain biking trails. This incredible home is in one of the most vibrant parts of our city. The open floor plan custom designed by local architect David Matheney and built by local award-winning builder Tom Ellis, has high ceilings and is light and bright and welcoming. The kitchen boasts custom cabinetry, an island, and is open to the dining room, which flows to the living room. Off the living room is a full light garage door that opens to a large patio with full masonry fireplace. On the main level tucked off the main spaces is a bedroom with ensuite bathroom as well as the owner's suite with large bathroom and two walk-in closets. There is also a 1/2 bath and a large laundry room as well as plenty of storage on the main. Upstairs are two additional large bedrooms with a shared bathroom with dual vanity and separate water closet. The backyard is deep, and there is a large driveway for off-street parking. The exterior has low-maintenance hardiboard siding with metal accents and a metal roof. This is the first of three homes to be built in a row. One owner is a licensed Realtor in the state of Georgia. $699,000 Active

147 Mulberry Street Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,550 SqFt 0.210 Acres

Beautiful new construction in Historic Boulevard neighborhood built by award-winning home-builder, Tom Ellis.  This one-of-a-kind design is a one-level home designed to maximize main living spaces and outdoor spaces while giving private sleeping spaces.  The entry features an open kitchen / living / dining where you will find large rooms with a high line of finishes - including hardwood floors throughout, custom cabinetry, marble countertops, dramatic lighting packages, and more.  Off the living spaces is a beautiful courtyard - perfect for entertaining and relaxing.  You will find an abundance of storage with a mud room with built-ins and a large laundry room, as well as a 1/2 bathroom immediately off the courtyard and living spaces.  In the rear of the home is a large owner's suite featuring nice closets, a large bathroom with double vanity with marble and custom cabinetry and full-tile, huge walk-in shower with frameless glass doors and full custom tile.  The secondary bedrooms feature a jack-and-jill bathroom with full tile bathroom, custom cabinetry, and marble countertops.  Located perfectly on the quiet street of Lakeview amongst some of Athens newest construction homes in the Boulevard district, you will enjoy the walkability to all things that make this community so dreamy - plenty of restaurants, nightlife, and the award-winning Burkes Elementary. $625,000 Pending

165 Lakeview Street Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,673 SqFt 0.140 Acres

Rare opportunity to own a piece of In-town Athens history. This late 1800s church compound was converted into 10 condos within 3 brick structures, winning a Historic Preservation Award. Located within blocks of Downtown and UGA, as well as multiple parks, the Oconee River, the ever-expanding Greenway and Firefly Trails, this is Athens' most green-centric in-town neighborhood. The 2-story, 3/2 condo has a modern interior aesthetic, with exposed metal rafters and ductwork, 20' ceiling with skylight in common living area, a stylish kitchen with large island, stainless appliances, and pantry. There's a small, privacy fenced courtyard off this common area. There's a large bedroom and bath on main floor, with 2 generously sized bedrooms with an artfully designed 2 room bath upstairs. One of the upstairs bedrooms has french doors with views that overlook the common living area below; this room could be used as an upstairs loft living area, office, den, art studio, if a 3rd bedroom isn't needed; it allows for a great flex space. Ultimately, this community, Chicopee Commons, is a very unique mix of historic and modern elements, in a well landscaped setting, with parking areas available off both Arch and E Broad Street, and is about as close to Downtown or UGA's main campus as one can be, allowing one to easily access/enjoy all of what makes Athens a desirable destination. $399,000 Active

1295 Broad Street E C-2 Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,543 SqFt 0.030 Acres

This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom in-town Athens home sits on an elevated lot at the end of a quiet cul de sac, offering a private and serene setting. The wooded backyard borders park acreage providing high-elevation views of Downtown, the Oconee River, & Greenway Trails. Within several blocks of several in-town parks and a short straight shot up Broad Street to the UGA Arches and North Campus, it offers unparalleled proximity to the heart of In-town Athens. Seller is offering a temporary buydown with an accepted offer. $310,000 Active

145 Summerwood Place Athens, Georgia

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,246 SqFt 0.230 Acres