172 Grady Ave, Athens, GA 30601
This turn of the century home in Boulevard Historic District is a one-story Colonial-Revival Victorian cottage with a hipped roof and gabled dormer on the front facade. The house is elevated high above the road, with historic retaining walls creating a tiered garden area in the front of the house.The spacious grand front porch features the original classical columns and balutsters. The home has two front entrances; both feature sidelights and fanlights with decorative glazing. This home was completely restored in 2003 and has modern electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. There are 4 fireplaces with the original mantles, heart pine floors in the majority of the home, and 12 foot ceilings with picture molding throughout. The rooms are open and spacious and have the original 7' doors with ornate trim treatment. The two front doors feature the original diamond patterned windows and lead into a formal parlor and dining room, each with beautiful fireplaces and mantles. The kitchen has been modernized with stainless appliances, gas stove, and custom cabinetry but has remained appropriately in style with the 1900's. The front bedroom has another fireplace and mantle and heart pine floors. The back bedroom has oak floors and large closet. The bathroom features a cast iron claw foot tub/shower and marble floors. The sunroom at the back of the house has two sets of french doors and multiple windows allowing an abundance of natural light and a view of the charming back screened porch and patio. The back yard is large and open. This amazing Grady home is in easy walking distance to downtown and Normaltown. Homes like this historic gem are rarely available for purchase in Athens. Don't miss your chance!