259 Fortson Dr Athens, GA 30606

$629,000 5bd / 3fb


Spacious and updated 5 bedroom/3 bathroom home on large, private lot conveniently located in 5 Points. This contemporary home has gleaming hardwood floors throughout all 3,745 square ft of living space! The home's plumbing, electrical, roof, mechanicals, and more have all been updated. The main floor has an open floor plan with lots of natural light and is a perfect home to entertain in. The cook's kitchen is sleek and modern, and features a commercial range/double oven, high-end stainless fridge, stainless dishwasher, solid surface countertops, custom cabinetry, and breakfast bar. The kitchen is adjacent to the dining room as well as a keeping room that leads to the an amazing screened porch which offers soaring ceilings with skylights and a dreamy outdoor haven to relax in. The living room has a wood burning fireplace and leads to a welcoming screened porch overlooking the front yard. The master is on the main with double closets and a lovely master bathroom complete with tiled shower, long soaking tub, and concrete floor tile. The second bedroom on main also has double closets and shares a vintage hallway bathroom with awesome tile floors. The large laundry room is complete with utility sink, lots of space for storage and/or drying rack, and large modern sliding glass door. The upstairs ceilings are 12+ in height and there is a large second living room with access to three more bedrooms and attic storage. All three bedrooms are large with lots of natural light; one bedroom has its own sitting area/study area included. The landscaping is a gardener's dream with lots of native plants and beautiful stone walls and details. This desirable home will make somebody's dream paradise. Call for your appointment today!
Details Values
Bed/Bath 5bd / 3fb / 0hb
Status Active
List Price $629,000
MLS# 8740987
Property Type Single Family Home
Address 259 Fortson Dr
Athens, GA 30606
Subdivision Fivepoints
County Clarke
Style Contemporary
SQFT 3,745 sqft
Price/SQFT $168
Lot Size 0.65 Acres
Year Built 1965
Interior Features
Master on Main Yes
Rooms Dining Rm/Living Rm Combo, Family Room, Great Room, Library/Office, Loft, Master On Main Level, Other (See Remarks), Solarium/Sun Room
Kitchen Country Kitchen, Pantry, Solid Surface Counters
Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Microwave - Built In, Other (See Remarks), Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliance
Laundry Other (See Remarks)
Basement Crawlspace, Entrance - Outside
Interior Bookcases, Cable TV Connections, Ceilings - Vaulted, Ceilings 9 Ft Plus, Foyer - Entrance, Hardwood Floors, Skylight, Tile Floors
Energy Certified EnergyStar, Double Pane/Thermo
Fireplaces 1
Heating Electric, Gas
Central, Forced Air, Heat Pump
Cooling Electric
Ceiling Fan, Central
Equipment Alarm - Carbon Monoxide, Washer
Exterior Features
Exterior Deck/Patio, Other (See Remarks), Porch, Screen Porch
Construction Brick/Frame, Other (See Remarks)
Parking 3 Car Or More, Off Street
Amenities None
Lot None
Water Public Water, Sewer Connected
School Information
Schools Alps Road (ES)
Clarke (MS)
Clrke Ctrl (HS)
Financial Information
Tax ID: 124B1 B008
Annual Taxes: $5,545 (2019)
Annual Assoc. Fee: $0
Additional Information
Listing Courtesy Of Chastain, Jenkins & Leathers

Property Description From County Records
ParcelID 124B1 B008
Census Track/Block 002000/2
Subdivision FORTSON DR
Year Built 1965
Legal Description LOT: 12;
Acreage 0.65 acres
Plat Book/Page  / 
Tax Assesment
Tax Year
Appraised Land 125000
Appraised Improvements $270,354
Total Tax Appraisal $395,354
Total Assessment $158,141
City Taxes $ 0.00
County Taxes $ 0.00
Total Taxes $ 5,368.89
Exemption Amount $ 0.00
Building Characteristics
SQFT 3,745
Year Built 1965
Total Rooms 8
Full Baths 3
Half Baths
Interior Finish PLASTER
Air Conditioning BASEBOARD W/ AC
Exterior Wall BRICK ON WOOD
Structural Framing
Roof Framing GABLE
Gas Source
Electric Source
Water Source
Sewer Source
Prior Sales From County Records
Date Amount Book/Page or Document
01/14/2002 $242,000 2141/ 540
06/24/1991 $0 1110/ 305


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