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Marian Cherry

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1120 Founders Lake Dr, Athens, GA – $750,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,916 Sqft
  • 1.21 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,916 Sqft
  • 1.21 Acres

1120 Founders Lake Dr

Elegance, quality craftsmanship & a stately lake setting blend together to create one of the most distinctive properties in the area. Such a rare find, this home provides the convenience of an Athens address, while relishing in all that Oconee has to offer such as award-winning schools. All of these hard-to-find characteristics are combined w/ lake-style living making this property a limited opportunity. Custom designed by Barry Light, this craftsman home was created to savor views of the lake at every angle while providing a comfortable concept for everyday living. Like no other plan you have seen before, this unique layout hosts a gracious foyer w/ visibility to the open-air staircase, a grand great room, luxurious kitchen open to formal dining & a sunroom-styled keeping room. The perfect central gathering space, the great room boasts tons of room for entertaining & is effortlessly appointed w/ lofty 12ft+ ceiling & fireplace flanked by custom builtins. No expense was spared when crafting this exquisite kitchen! Upgraded to the max, this lavish chefs dream boasts sparkling quartz counters, hand-made cabinets & PRO grade appliances including your very own, builtin cappuccino machine. Let the Barista in you thrive. Hosted off the kitchen is a cozy keeping room bursting w/ natural light. This perfect addition provides an ideal space for an office or just to leisurely lounge while you take in the serenity of the lake. Continuing w/ the custom design, the main level features 2 superior bedroom suites that are sure to please. Placed on opposite sides of the home, the master retreat w/ private entrance will quickly become your very own sanctuary. Boasting trey ceilings, immense space, custom made closet, laundry room & splendid full bath packed full w/ all the expected amenities is this suite's statement. You can follow the pristine hardwood floors to the lower level, OR you can just hop on the elevator. Get ready to be amazed by this deluxe terrace level. A home within itself, this walk-out basement presents a paramount inlaw suite, a place to host UGA game day parties, or would be an ideal Air BnB. Complete w/ a great room, billiards room, kitchen, dining area, 2bd/2ba, screened porch, the possibilities this daylight basement have to offer are endless. The stellar features don't stop there. An unfinished bonus room can be found atop the garage w/ private balcony, as well as a screened porch & additional covered porch each overlooking the glittering lakescape

Essential Information

  • MLS® #8760402
  • Price$750,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage4,916
  • Acres1.21
  • Year Built2012
  • TypeSingle Family
  • StyleCraftsman
  • StatusNew

Community Information

  • Address1120 Founders Lake Dr
  • AreaOCONEE
  • SubdivisionFounders Grove
  • CityAthens
  • CountyOconee
  • StateGA
  • Zip Code30606


  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontWater View, Waterfront, Pond
  • Has PoolYes


Clubhouse, Neighborhood Assoc., Pool, Tennis Courts, Underground Utilities


2 Car, Attached, Auto Garage Door, Garage, Kitchen Level Entry, Parking Pad, Storage, Guest Parking, Off Street


  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • FireplacesMasonry
  • Stories1 Story


Bookcases, Cable TV Connections, Ceilings - Trey, Ceilings - Vaulted, Ceilings 9 Ft Plus, Foyer - Entrance, Garden Tub, Hardwood Floors, Separate Shower, Tile Bath, Tile Floors, Walk-in Closet, Whirlpool Bath, Laminate Flooring


Cooktop - Separate, Dishwasher, Microwave - Built In, Other (See Remarks), Oven - Wall, Stainless Steel Appliance


Central, Heat Pump, Zoned/Dual, Electric


Electric, Ceiling Fan, Central, Heat Pump, Zoned/Dual


  • WindowsDouble Pane/Thermo
  • RoofComposition
  • ConstructionConcrete Siding


Deck/Patio, Porch, Screen Porch

Lot Description

Level Lot, Seasonal View, 1-2 Acres

School Information

  • ElementaryOconee County
  • MiddleMalcom Bridge
  • HighNorth Oconee

Additional Information

  • Days on Market7

Listing Details

  • OfficeKeller Williams Greater Athens
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