224 Fortson Drive

Athens GA, 30606


$209.48 per sqft


6 Beds

9 Baths

8,354 sqft


Built in 1971

Welcome to 224 Fortson Drive located within the highly desirable Five Points neighborhood in beautiful Athens, Georgia. This stately and unique property offers 6 full bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms and enough space to accommodate any situation or need. Every inch of this lovely home has been thoughtfully renovated and meticulously maintained. Fenced and lush front yard is gated for off-street privacy and security. Inviting and generous covered from porch leads to large entry hall dividing the main floor living spaces. Study, auxiliary bar kitchen, powder room, spacious living room and formal dining room all featuring detailed, mindful millwork, beautiful and gleaming oak hardwood floors, as well as light and bright windows. Entertaining and chefs kitchen has a myriad of custom cabinetry and solid stone counter tops, island, plenty of storage as well as an adjacent scullery for overflow and clean-up. Secondary half-bath near by. Owners suite is conveniently located on the main floor, back of house for privacy. This spacious, two-story room features a fireplace, large windows as well as detailed natural woodwork with a soaring ceiling height. Upstairs office or quiet get-away space. Spa-like bathroom has granite double vanity, separate water closet and custom tiled steam shower and soaking + jetted tub. Corner windows give this room lots of light and positive energy. Adjacent generous cedar closets with plenty of proper and thoughtful storage options. Hallway leads to walk-in housekeepers cleaning closet and one of two big laundry rooms on-site. Upstairs has built-ins, bonus area for office or TV / reading nook and two spacious, bright bedrooms with full bathrooms and large closets. Downstairs leads to a neat mechanical room, two-car garage, comfortable family room with more custom millwork, fireplace and additional full bathroom as well as a private light-filled office with exterior access. Three additional sunny bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms also on this level. Huge eat-in kitchen and second laundry room to service this floor. Additionally, several French doors leading out to the custom stone patio and entertaining spaces featuring covered outdoor kitchen, alfresco dining and wood-burning double fireplace. Down another set of stairs connects to the terrace level gym / yoga room with full bathroom and steam shower. Exterior access leads to fantastic backyard spaces with heated, saltwater pool, jacuzzi, covered entertaining space, conversation seating area and putting green. High fence creates privacy and sense of seclusion and calm. Beautifully manicured pathways run along each side of home. This property is conveniently located just minutes from the bustling Five Points business district, Beechwood Shopping Center, local medical centers, downtown Athens and The University of Georgia campus.



January 15, 2024


February 15, 2024



224 Fortson Drive
Athens GA, 30606

Interior Features

Total Stories



6 Beds


9 Baths

Interior Features

Double Vanity, High Ceilings, In-Law Floorplan, Master On Main Level, Other, Separate Shower, Soaking Tub, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Wet Bar


Dishwasher, Dryer, Other, Refrigerator, Washer

Laundry Description


Floor Description

Hardwood, Other, Tile



Fireplace Description

Basement, Family Room, Other, Outside



Cooling Description

Central Air, Electric, Other



Heating Description

Common, Electric, Other

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.45 Acres

Exterior Features

Gas Grill, Other, Sprinkler System

Lot Features

Level, Other, Sloped

Architectual Style





Public Sewer

School Information

High School

Clarke Central

Elementary School

Alps Road

Other Property Details



Tax Frequency





Attached, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Off Street

Parking Total






Water Source




Pool Features

In Ground

Buyer Agency Compensation


Listed by with Coldwell Banker Upchurch Rlty.

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