FOR SALE
$925,000

440 Fortson Drive
Athens, GA 30606

Single Family, Ranch
Residence
4
Beds
5
Baths
3,718
Sq. Ft.
Sq. ft. source:
n/a
0.81
Acre Lot
Lot Size Source:
n/a
1of
Photos
Map
Courtesy: Greater Athens Properties
FMLS> Georgia> Athens> 30606
Built in 1950 for Mayor Jack Wells, this home is a true Five Points gem. This 4 Bedroom 5 Bath home sits atop a woodland hill, giving a panoramic view of the grounds. A tasteful addition and remodel, designed by Atlanta architect Norman Askins, was completed in 2000. It blended elements of the original mid century design with major updates to the kitchen and baths. The work also added a master wing to the house and incorporated an office space that opens to the backyard, a loft space with a 360 degree view of the grounds, and a basement space with a separate exterior entrance. The renovated kitchen features solid surface countertops, custom cabinetry, dual dishwashers, and high end appliances. The majority of the home is on the main level, and that's where you'll find the master wing addition as well as two secondary bedrooms with ensuite baths. The master wing of the house features a spacious bedroom and sitting area, a well appointed bath with jetted tub and tiled walk-in shower, two large walk-in closets, a separate office space, and a tree-house-like loft space. To walk out on the back deck is to step into a mountain retreat in the middle of Athens. With terraced landscaping and multiple waterfalls, you're in a true garden oasis. Wandering the grounds, you'll find a few unusual Athens artifacts including a horse trough sculpted from a single block of Elberton granite and several Classic City lampposts. The grounds include water features designed in collaboration with Stone Mountain designers Thomas Rice and Rodney Clemons. You'll find many native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers, and a 10,000 gallon cistern that supplies water for the gardens.
7047364
Single Family, Ranch, Ranch, 1-1/2 Story
4
Clarke - GA
5 Full
1950
0.81 Acres
n/a
Public
1.5
Brick
Public Sewer
3,718 sq. ft
n/a
Yes
Yes -2 spaces
Five Points
Cable Available,Electricity Available,Natural Gas Available,Phone Available,Sewer Available,Water Available
2.5%
School Information
Alps Road
Clarke
Clarke Central
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