Explore Madison, GA

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Its FARMeander season in Madison and Morgan County, Georgia!Georgia’s Piedmont is fast becoming the hub of the local food movement.  Here in Madison and Morgan County in the heart of the Piedmont, the Madison-Morgan Conservancy is supporting commodity farming as well as the production of local an...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Madison Georgia  has been called the #1 small town in America - with a postcard-like downtown, surrounded by bucolic countryside, and one of the largest protected Historic Districts in Georgia. Some of us were born here (along with generations of our family before) and some of us discovered Madis...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Madison, GAChristmas Tour of Homes December 2 and 3 Day Tour 10-4Candlelight Tour 5-9 Tour Headquarters is Heritage Hall, South Main Street, Madison One of the best ways to get in the holiday spirit is the annual Christmas Tour of Homes in historic Madison, Georgia, where you'll find the largest ...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Are you ready for rural life? HGTV recently debuted a new series called Farmhouse Life, and in the very first episode we watched a family exchange suburban Atlanta living for a bucolic farm in Madison Georgia – offering their daughters an opportunity to live with their horses.  I’ve been helping ...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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I have been using Madison Tire and Auto for many years now - its a low key place. No flashy web presence, not on the fashionable side of town. Just good service - they have put tires on many of my vehicles, and even a horse trailer or two. A few years ago, Scott joined the team. He brought with h...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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What a deal!  Seller has just reduced Lots 8 and 9 in Waterstone Farms on Lake Oconee to an eye-popping $59,500.  These lots have 100ft of private shoreline on the quiet north shore of Lake Oconee, and meet the Georgia Power qualifications for a max dock. Water depth is good - more than 5ft - and...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Are you thinking of relocating to Madison, Georgia? Looking for a ranch home that will make it easy to  age in place? Prefer a move-in ready home, less than 10 years old? There are some excellent choices right now, and your search will lead you to just 3 communities: Whispering Lakes - a greenspa...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Another Madison Georgia farm for sale is now SOLD! Its one of my favorite kinds of days - Closing Day, when buyers and sellers meet at crossroads in both their lives. This Madison Georgia farm is really unique - completely renovated historic cottage on 15 acres set up for horses. The property inc...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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The Madison and Morgan County Georgia market is influenced by a number of factors: The successful local charter school system makes it a top choice for families with school age children. The vibrant downtown in Historic Madison appeals to empty nesters looking to get away from the surbaban crowds...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Just listed - classic ranch home on an oversized private lot in Buckhead Manor, Madison's most popular subdivision.           Entertaining will be a delight, with an open floor plan with separate living and dining rooms, large two level deck, and private backyard.                  The modern kitc...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Congratulations - you've decided to buy a home in the Madison or Lake Oconee area. You've probably spent hours scouring properties online. You've researched neighborhoods, checked out county tax records, perhaps even made a call or two or three to listing agents.   Stop. Wait. Before you take the...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Spring is just around the corner. Join the celebration with a bird-watching weekend April 4-6 jointly hosted by the Madison Museum of Fine Art (MMoFA) and the Farmhouse Inn at Hundred Acre Farm. The weekend includes a Saturday morning brunch and birding presentation, a reception at the MMoFA, bre...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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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 h...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Waterstone Farms on Lake Oconee is not for everyone. its not a gated community there are no lots smaller than 1.5 acres there are no expensive amenities to maintain On the other hand, Waterstone Farms is the ideal place if you prefer elbow room enjoy walking trails want to build your dream home i...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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How's the real estate market in Madison Georgia? Not a day goes by when I'm not asked that question - at the grocery store, in a local restaurant, or on the phone with a buyer or seller.  Most of us are invested in real estate, or know someone who is planning to buy or sell in the near future. Th...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Madison Georgia's best Realtors were honored recently by the Lake Country Board of Realtors at the 2013 Awards Ceremony held at Rock Eagle Conference Center in Eatonton. Chris Hodges of Madison Realty and Jeanne Dufort of Coldwell Banker Lake Country were named the top two Madison based Realtors ...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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At Waterstone Farms on Lake Oconee, you’ll find tranquil waters, winding trails, towering hardwoods, and a special place for people who value living with nature, with a convenient location on the quiet north shore of Lake Oconee,  just 10 minutes east of Historic Madison, Georgia and 20 minutes f...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Madison Georgia's top selling real estate office for 2013 is Coldwell Banker Lake Country, according to statistics complied by the Lake Country Board of Realtors MLS*.    With $6.4 million in closed sales volume year to date, the office is already more than $1 million ahead of 2012 total closed s...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Madison Georgia homes for sale: Market Report October 2013   The Madison Georgia market continues to improve, with 120 homes sold in Morgan Country through September, and the median home price rising to $160,000 - up from $140,000 in September 2012. The most expensive homes sold in the Madison, G...

By Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA
(Coldwell Banker Lake Country)
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Sold!  Madison, Georgia - 40 acres of land on Plantation Rd, home included. What a deal STEAL!    Sure, the land was in rough shape from a previous timbering operation.              And the previous tenant had not cleaned up from her goat operation.         And roughly 50% of the land is unbuilda...

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