Seller retiring - reduced Bring the horses. This Morgan County farm offers quality of life for the horses and people in your family. Situated on a 17+ acre cul-de-sac lot in Sweetbriar, an upscale horse-friendly community just 10 minutes north of Madison, this impeccably maintained property awaits.
The expansive brick ranch features 4000+/-sf of main level living, with three bedrooms and four full and one half baths. The home features 9’ ceilings, wood clad Pella windows with custom plantation shutters and blinds, and hand-stained cherry molding throughout.
The large eat-in kitchen offers an abundance of American cherry cabinets, Silestone countertops, and a walk-in pantry. Cooks will enjoy the built-in Advantium microwave/infrared oven, and deep stainless steel sink, plus open views to the family room and a spacious breakfast bar. Formal dining room is steps away from the kitchen.
Spacious family room features American cherry floors and built-in bookcases, plus a custom brick gas fireplace. The wood floors continue into a pool-table sized gameroom that opens to an expansive sunroom. The sunroom may be your favorite room - with cypress wood walls, tile floors, and views of your private woods.
The master suite will be your retreat, with plush carpet, ceramic tile gas fireplace and large walk-in closet. The master bath includes a Jacuzzi tub with separate shower, and double vanities. Two additional main level bedrooms share a full bath.
An over-sized utility room includes expansive built-in cabinetry, stainless steel sink, linen closet, and full bath. The home has a pair of two car garages, one with a heated workshop area and full bath - perfect for cleaning up after a day of farm work - plus a handy mudroom.
The home has a full 4000sf basement, with plenty of storage space and an 800sf in-law/au pair suite with both interior and exterior access. The suite includes a full kitchen and bath.
The 36x64 barn is a horseman’s dream, with 5 12x12 stalls (2 matted), 12 ft concrete center aisleway, hot and cold water, and a half bath in the tack room. With a pair of 14’ overhangs, you’ll be able to keep both your trailer and your farm equipment under cover, and enjoy the large shavings bin. Conveniences include 2 frost free faucets and a 220 electrical outlet for the trailer.
The farm has about 10 acres of established bermuda/fescue pasture. All paddocks are fenced and cross fenced with no-climb wire with a 12 gauge electric top wire, with gates well located for easy access. The home and barn are set about 650’ off the cul-de-sac, offering plenty of privacy and lovely front porch views.
The back 7+ acres is lush with hardwoods, with trails criss-crossing throughout - perfect for leisurely rides or a scenic stroll.
Sweetbriar is a covenanted estate community just ten miles north of Historic Madison, and twenty miles south of Athens.
Tired of development encroaching on your privacy? Discover Morgan County, Georgia - just an hour east of Atlanta via I-20. Morgan County is committed to balanced growth, with more of its land enrolled in the agricultural conservation easement than any county in Georgia. Our newly adopted 10 Year Comprehensive Plan affirms our commitment to farming, and protects agricultural zoning. We have award winning schools, and a long standing commitment to cultural activities.
Morgan County is the gateway to Georgia’s Lake Country, featuring Lakes Oconee and Sinclair. Lake Oconee is a Top Ten Golf Resort Destination, and will be the site of the PGA Cup in 2007. We offer recreation for the whole family, including boating, fishing, and hunting, as well as equestrian sports.