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Gen. Robert Toombs Granddaughters Cottage
The Elegant Camille Colley Cottage

402 North Alexander Avenue
HISTORIC Washington, Georgia

In 1883 General Robert Toombs deeded this land on North Alexander Avenue to his granddaughter, Camille D. Colley, for her home which remained in the Colley family until 1919 followed by the Benjamin Screven Irvin family, Mr. Irvin being the grandson of Major Isaiah Tucker Irvin, Sr. for whom the Wilkes County Guards were named for.

This Queen Ann style cottage c.1884 which began as a single story has evolved into approximately 3,982 SF featuring wide Center Hall, Soaring Ceilings, Graceful Archways, Large lovely Windows, Original Mantles & Medallions, TALL doorways, Elegant Staircase, and Beautiful Wood Floors!

It is believed that the formal Dining Room has remained unaltered since the home was built ! Wonderful library offers so many possibilities and potential with built ins, arches framing large bay area, tall ceilings and glistening wood floors.

Attached by a wonderful covered porch is a garage with an efficiency apartment above (approximately 576 sf) PLUS a 60 x 25 DETACHED garage of which a portion could easily be converted to additional living quarters should one desire.

Home is situated on spacious .63 acre corner lot at Sims & North Alexander a few short blocks from the Historic Town Square of quaint southern town of Washington, Georgia.

The Simple Elegance of this home is yearning to be revived with life to be breathed once again into this grand and much beloved home creating the ambiance and atmosphere of a by gone era !


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