Imagine that special place. The one that will nurture your soul, not just provide a roof over your head. The one that has character, and stories, and perhaps even the ghosts of past residents.
Are you searching for a vintage home on land, perhaps an old farm house, or country cottage?
They are hard to find, but there are some very interesting choices available right now in the greater Lake Country area.
Close to downtown Madison:
3240 Fairplay Rd, Madison, listed for $199,000. C.1900 Farmhouse on five acres with pecan trees and two vintage barn structures. 1977sf, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, one working and one non-working fireplace. Mix of wood, carpet, and vinyl siding. Roof is older, HVAC newer, vinyl siding. In an area of large farms and fine homes - don't be afraid to budget for your dream remodel including updated floors, kitchens, and baths.
2001 Greensboro Hwy, Madison, listed for $349,500. C.1900 Cottage on 15 acres with pecan trees and established pasture, 3-stall horse barn, fenced riding ring, utility barn. 2000sf, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. Quality remodel completed in 2009 - roof, HVAC, hardi siding, 400ft well. This home is move-in ready - just bring the critters. And just 3 miles from downtown Madison!
Way out in the country in Jewel, GA, we find:
79 Hamburg State Park Road, listed for $339,000. C.1895 restored Victorian, on 44 acres with 1500ft of frontage on the Ogechee River. The land is spectacular, with towering oaks and black walnut trees, a small pond, and vintage outbuildings. The home has the lovely ceilings and trim you'd expect from this era. If you have the luxury of living off the beaten path - this property is an excellent find.
I love homes with character, and I love finding those "homestead properties" with incredible trees standing guard over the home. If you're looking for properties like these, give me a call, and we'll work on finding your very own gem of a property!
photo of 3240 Fairplay courtesy of Linda Hagler, Coldwell Banker Lake Country. photo of 79 Hamburg State Park Rd courtesy of Chris Hodges, Madison Realty Inc.