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Sold. Amazing price! Sold furnished with antique furniture and antique rugs! Circa 1896. One acre in GA. $249,900!

July 24, 2019

This is such an amazing price for this home! All of the antique furniture and the antique rugs were purchased specifically for this house from all over the country and they are included in the asking price! This home was built in 1896. It is located on .92 acres in Shellman, Georgia. The original heart pine floors have been refinished throughout the home. There is hand carved woodwork and original mantels inside. The light fixtures and chandeliers have all been handpicked. There is a beautiful front porch with ceiling fans. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,084 square feet. $249,900

From the Zillow listing:


You do not want to miss this gorgeous antebellum style home in the quaint little town of Shellman.  Entering through the front door into the grand foyer gives you a view of the beautiful staircase reminiscent of days gone by. The foyer has an exquisite antique chandelier with an intricate ceiling medallion.  The heart pine floors in the entryway have been meticulously restored and maintained, as they have been throughout the house.  To the left you will find a formal study with custom antique cases on either side of the fireplace.  To the right is the formal living room with more of the hand carved woodwork as well as a beautiful mantle.  Both of these rooms have pocket doors.  The light fixtures and chandeliers throughout have been hand picked to compliment the period decor of the home.
The master bedroom and bathroom, as well as a half bath are on this level, along with a laundry room with hookups, the large kitchen, formal dining room with seating for at least 8, and a tea room.  Upstairs, you will find a large open hallway with 4 bedrooms.  There is another full bathroom on this level, as well as a second laundry room with a stackable washer/dryer unit and a kitchenette complete with mini fridge.  The molding has been meticulously restored throughout the entire home.   The house is furnished with  antique pieces which were purchased  all over the country and were chosen specifically for their location in the home.  This furniture and the antique rugs will remain in the home.
The amazing front porch is complete with fans, and just waiting for new owners to sit in the rocking chairs and enjoy the slow pace of this little southern town.  There is a second, restorable structure that could be used as a mother-in-law suite, guest house, or additional rental property.    Shellman is located less than 45 minutes from Albany to the east,  and about the same distance to Lake Eufaula to the west.  There is a very successful charter school within walking distance.   A bed and breakfast, vacation home, or permanent residence; the possibilities are endless.  Make an appointment with a realtor to see this one of a kind property today!
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