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Sold. “The Shadows”, Circa 1876. Over seven acres in Georgia. $637,000

February 9, 2019

“The Shadows” was built in 1876. Located on 7.43 acres in Waynesboro, Georgia. This home was built for Congressman John James Jones. Beautiful and elaborate English gardens. There is also a guest cottage. The kitchen has a Wolf range and Calacatta Gold Marble counters. Original heart pine floors, plaster crown molding, and original ceiling medallions. There are 16 foot ceilings, original windows, and chandeliers. The home has a 12 foot pier mirror that is original to the home. The property has a two story, three bay garage. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 5,268 square feet. $637,000

From the Zillow listing:


IMMACULATE HISTORIC ESTATE…stunning 5,200-sq. ft. Greek Revival situated on 7.43 acres with additional 960-square-foot guest cottage with separate entry & address. This storied property established by U.S. Congressman John James Jones in 1876 includes sprawling front lawn, majestic manor house with massive 6-column front facade, 3-acre formal English gardens & remodeled brick cottage. Completely updated & renovated, the home features new tiled bathrooms, dream kitchen with custom cabinetry, Wolf range & Calacatta Gold marble counters, and 600-sq.ft. veranda room behind main house. Characteristics include original heart pine floors, plaster crown molding & ceiling medallions, 16-foot ceilings, chandeliers, 12-foot pier mirror original to the home & original windows. Among the many improvements are full renovation of home, new HVAC, 2-story/3-bay garage, back-up generator, 400-head sprinkler system serviced by 2 new deep wells, pergolas, gazebo, greenhouse & more. TRUE HISTORIC GEM!
What I Love About The Home
It’s immaculate! So many historic properties are beautiful but still in need of restoration or the completion of such. This property has been lovingly restored and graced with modern conveniences by the current owners, who did not hold back as they turned this into the home of their dreams. Everywhere you turn, you will find thoughtful touches that were designed to accent the grandeur while making this a most comfortable home for living and entertaining.

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