4679 Bob Godfrey Road Athens GA 30605 | 20052697

4679 Bob Godfrey Road Athens GA 30605 | 20052697
Perfectly hidden away on the edge of Clarke County in the rolling pasturelands off Bob Godfrey Road is a sprawling 7.4 acre estate boasting unsurpassed privacy and quiet contentment. Welcomed by a gated entry and paved circle drive canopied with mature shade trees sets the stage. Originally custom built, this true Southern Living concept boasts designer appeal and vast living spaces for comfortable, everyday living. A jewel in the rough, with a little love, attention to repair and updating, and some elbow-grease this grand statement home could shine once again. Currently offering a desirable footprint, hardy construction and few custom finishings such as built-ins, hardwood floors, and lofty ceilings sprinkled throughout, this home offers the potential to be restored to its prime while maintaining aspects of its original charm. Received by the foyer, this expansive plan begins to unfold with the banquet-sized dining room that could also double as a parlor, perfect for fine dining. Centrally located is the 2-story great room flooded with natural light by the multiple sets of French doors leading to the rear deck. This grand living space is adorned with a stone fireplace and a wall of custom built-ins all completely open to the kitchen. Enjoying the private setting is made easy from the sunroom-styled breakfast room. Keeping your busy life organized or working from home is a breeze with the oversized built-in desk area. An entertainers dream, the spacious kitchen provides the ideal layout for the home chef to interact with their guests while whipping up gourmet meals. Presently the kitchen offers an abundance of cabinetry for max storage, expansive corian counter space including an extended serving bar complete with vegetable sink plus bar seating, and a complete appliance package. Tucked away on the main, off the rear foyer, is your own private retreat perfect for unwinding at the end of a long day. Quite oversized, this spacious suite hosts tons of room for large furniture as well as a sitting area, a fireplace creating the perfect ambience, private access to the rear deck, and a huge closet with shelving system. In need of new carpet and a fresh take on the ensuite bath, this suite will be ready to serve. Follow the winding staircase to the 2nd floor, where the catwalk leads to the accessory bedrooms, while boasting views of the main level. Each bedroom provides its own unique style and design, while still offering large closets and private ensuite access to one of the full bathrooms. This gracious home continues to expand to the finished terrace level. Boasting immense space to expand, this daylight basement host a spacious rec. room with built-in media center extending to the “playroom” with a custom-built, “indoor treehouse”. This sweet addition can’t help but make you smile. The lower level continues with the media room, or optional hobby space, and is complete with an oversized bedroom accompanied by a full bath. Multiple storage rooms are also available throughout the basement and offer potential for additional finished space. A large patio extends off the lower level, perfect for outdoor entertaining or guest overflow. Cut back the overgrowth, refresh the outdoor living areas, and manicure the established garden beds…this home offers compelling potential and is ready to make its statement once again.

Property Details

MLS #:
4679 Bob Godfrey Road
Single Family
Listed Date:
Jun 24, 2022
Square Ft (approx):
Lot Size:
322,344 sqft / 7.40 acres (approx)
Year Built:


Elementary School:
Barnett Shoals
Middle School:
High School:
Cedar Shoals


Cooktop, Dishwasher, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Ceiling Fan(s), Central Air, Heat Pump, Zoned
Fireplaces Total
Hardwood, Tile, Carpet
Electric, Central, Zoned
Laundry Features
In Hall


Architectural Style
Community Features
Construction Materials
Stone, Synthetic Stucco
Other Structures
Parking Features
Attached, Garage Door Opener, Garage, Kitchen Level, Parking Pad, R V/ Boat Parking, Side/ Rear Entrance, Guest, Off Street


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HOA Includes
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