135 Melbourne Drive
Athens GA, 30606
$9.23 per sqft
Built in 1988
Welcome to this magnificent estate located in the Sedgefield subdivision, just minutes from downtown Athens, Athens Country Club, new public shopping center, 2 hospitals, Uga, restaurants, arts, entertainment, and shopping. Enter the impressive foyer with soaring ceilings to accommodate a unique 12 foot custom made chandelier lighting an elegant staircase. Travertine flooring leads to formal living room, dining room, and family room. The kitchen could definitely be the heart of the home with seating space or a large breakfast area plus additional seating around island with a Thermidor downdraft range. Custom cabinets with multi hinged/swing out can or spice racks, granite counter tops, stainless appliances to include built in oven, microwave, warming drawer, and ice machine for entertaining. Doors exit to remote controlled louver ceiling/pergola that can be opened or closed as needed covering a large patio overlooking paradise. Large, private Owners suite is on the main floor featuring private exit to patio and serene outdoor living, tray ceilings, 3 axis rotating fan, 3 picture windows framing panoramic views of waterfalls, secret pathways to lower patio and creek in the distance. Owners ensuite has two personal, granite top vanities with custom sinks and waterfall faucets, large separate shower or pamper yourself in the generously sized sunken, jetted tub while watching the wall mounted TV. The walk-in closet has custom designed shelving and cabinetry for style and functionality. Upstairs overlooks the grand foyer and has four additional large bedrooms and two bathrooms. Two of the bedroom share a Jack and Jill type bathroom, one has access from the hall and one has a private bathroom. Two of the bedrooms have walk-in closets, one has a large closet and two storage areas. The family room is the center of the home. Cozy up around the nice gas fireplace with firestones, flanked with decorative built-in cabinetry while overlooking the gorgeous backyard and patio. Hardwood floors throughout this beautiful home with travertine marble flooring in the kitchen, four baths, and the main foyer. Instant hot water system throughout the house. Recessed LED lighting. Heavy crown molding and built in cabinetry adds elegance to every room. Plantation shutters throughout adding a timeless and classic touch to the windows providing privacy and style. Nest thermostat system; 3 HVAC systems (2 new in 2023). Security system, in wall surround system with equipment in hall closet, Recessed LED lights on main floor and upstairs hallway. Custom etched, stained garage floor. Custom stamped driveway with additional guest parking. 7 ceiling fans including the 3 axis rotating fan in the bedroom. Thoughtfully chosen designer lighting fixtures enhance the overall atmosphere and provide a sense of luxury throughout the home. 2 Decorative interior wrought iron gates matching iron decor crowning the kitchen cabinets. Pella sliding patio doors. Sliding pocket doors in the kitchen and library/dining room. Tinted windows in the kitchen, bedroom and center family room. Recessed wet bar cabinets and shelving. Extra supplemental blown insulation install two years ago. Outdoors features structure pergola with motorized panels. Ceramic front and rear patio tiles with Zieuter expansion substrate. Irrigation system for maintaining a lush lawn and planted areas with deep water pump and housing. Private well for water features. Custom designed recirculating water feature with landscape waterfall and underwater LED illumination stone scape with Pennsylvania blue stone. Elevated rock island with miniature Japanese maples. 2 Large petrified garden rocks. 6 foot metal fencing with three gates. Xenon zoysia sod. Extensive landscaping including 15 Japanese maples. Front patio pots with potted trees. Large tool shed. Gutter guard system.
November 8, 2023
February 16, 2024
135 Melbourne Drive
Athens GA, 30606
Bookcases, Double Vanity, High Ceilings, Master On Main Level, Other, Separate Shower, Soaking Tub, Split Foyer, Tile Bath, Tray Ceiling(s), Entrance Foyer, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar
Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Ice Maker, Microwave, Oven, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Family Room, Other
Dual, Electric, Heat Pump
Central, Dual, Heat Pump
Other, Sprinkler System, Veranda, Water Feature
Other Property Details
Attached, Garage, Garage Door Opener
Buyer Agency Compensation
Listed by Kathy Kinney with Kinney Realty 7062965775, [email protected]
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