1021 Thornwell Court, Athens, Georgia

This handsome Southern Traditional home–tucked away in one of Oconee County’s premier neighborhoods– is private, yet close to “all things Athens”.  It is in absolute mint condition, custom detailed and designed, and is move in ready with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths offering traditional elegance, understated appeal and formal appointments. The professionally landscaped, well manicured 2.41 acres are a gardener’s dream with perennials & annuals throughout, but designed with low maintenance in mind.  The graceful circle drive adds another lovely element to this home’s setting and curb appeal.  While private and lovely, it is only minutes to Athens Academy, Oconee County Schools, UGA, and all Athens shopping/restaurants in any direction.

The entrance hosts a beautiful and expansive columned front porch which sets the tone for this one-owner immaculate property. The symmetrical floor plan, welcoming wide entry foyer, gorgeous hard wood flooring, extensive trims and moldings, along with abundant windows bursting with natural light are all part of what makes this home sophisticated, yet charming.  The formal yet inviting living room and the dining room that could easily seat 12, flank the foyer; the large encasements keep it open to the foyer and great room for a great flow to the home.

The beautifully designed kitchen offers a huge granite island, bar stool seating, Corian counter tops, custom tile backsplash, all stainless steel professional appliances, well planned custom cabinetry and a large walk-in pantry, making this a chef’s dream with plenty of room to cook, entertain and socialize with friends.

The elegant, main level master suite has a lovely sitting area, deep tray ceiling, along with a completely remodeled master bath featuring custom travertine tile, tumbled stone walk-in shower and a large whirlpool tub.  The separate vanities and very large walk-in closet make this a perfect haven for rest and relaxation.

This home has a super sized laundry room on the first floor with plenty of additional space for storage.  The conveniently located guest powder room features a classic pedestal sink and lovely faux painting on the walls.

Upstairs, there is a second master’s suite with plenty of room for a sitting area and a big, new construction private bath featuring granite, travertine tile and tumbled stone.  The other two spacious bedrooms can also be found upstairs offering dormer windows with charming window seats. These front bedrooms share a new construction bath with granite, travertine tile and tumbled stone. Each bedroom is complete with beautiful hard wood floors, ceiling fan light fixtures and ample closet space.

This home’s exterior invites you through the double French doors off the great room to the handsome brick patio, providing fantastic space for entertaining. It overlooks the serene wooded backyard, offering a perfect setting for gatherings or quiet contemplation.

LISTED AT: $490,000

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