Historic House Listings

Porch goals! Circa 1903. Over two acres in Georgia. $895,000

May 26, 2024

This house has total porch goals! Pretty interior too! The house was built in 1903. It is located on 2.58 acres in Rutledge, Georgia. The house features a large wrap around front porch, hardwood floors, french doors, transom windows, grand staircase, picture rails, a lot of natural light, second staircase and tall ceilings. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 5,000 square feet. $895,000

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From the Zillow listing:


Beautiful Colonial Revival home, circa 1903 located in downtown Rutledge right off the square just hi. This property is comprised of 2 city lots. One with the main house on Fairplay Street and the back lot being on E Main Street. This home is truly one of the prettiest historic homes in Georgia’s Lake Country. Owners have lovingly restored and renovated it during their tenure. Property includes a 1.4 lot with the historic house and a 1.18 acre lot with the outbuildings. Find your perfect spot to relax and chill in over 2000 square feet of porches that include a balcony, veranda, and port cochere. 9 fireplaces with all the mantels intact. The house has heart pine floors throughout with just a few rooms with tile floors. The porches hold 31 columns that were added and expanded during it’s 120 year life span. The house has 3 staircases. There is a master ensuite on the main level and another master suite upstairs. The three bedrooms up all share a hall bath with double vanities and a shower. The main floor includes a large dining room, a parlor, a foyer, library or den, a sitting room, eat-in kitchen with large pantry, master bedroom, 2 full baths and a sunroom or office. There is a back porch that overlooks a pretty fenced-in backyard. On the E. Main St lot you will find a greenhouse and/or root cellar with a potting shed or a “She” shed or studio. There is also a storage building. These lovely lots have old Oaks and Pecan trees plus several cultivated gardens and new trees. The sale includes rooms full of furniture, porch furniture and landscaping architectural pieces. Ask for a list of what is being conveyed to the new owners in a purchase. Rutledge is lovingly referred to as the “Small But Special” town and it is an amazing hometown. Outstanding Morgan County schools, popular recreational lakes nearby & Hard Labor Creek, one of the largest state parks right down the street, make this is a great place to move to and take advantage of the great outdoors, golf, horseback riding, and water sports. Easy access to I-20 makes commuting to Atlanta or Augusta doable. Athens is just 30 minutes to the North. Rutledge is a wonderful small town to raise a family in or retire to. There is a strong sense of community. The town hosts lots of festivals throughout the year and the very popular Summer Concert Series in the park. Seller is a actively licensed RE Broker in GA


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