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Southern Grace & Elegance
The Fortson Hill Home
414 Spring Street
Historic Washington, Georgia

This stunning Federal style home abounds with Southern Grace and Elegance exemplifying the Genteel South of a by gone era for which many still yearn. It speaks softly with a refined yet exquisite atmosphere as one,upon entering, is awed by its lovely walnut staircase ascending at the end of a wide center hall, random width heart of pine floors glisten, ceilings soar and well proportioned rooms are flooded by natural light of large windows. It is an eloquent home that whispers a lifestyle of comfort and tranquility in one of Georgia's oldest, most picturesque Historic small towns which boast of more antebellum homes per capita and Washington's early involvement in Georgia's history.

With its approximately 4,000 square feet, Fortson Hill c. 1840, is of the four over four square design with center halls flanked on each side by large rooms and a rear wing kitchen and breakfast room/den. The front entry door surround and exterior moldings along with the front floor to ceiling windows embellish the Federal style. The Eastlake Victorian porch added in the early Victorian era and shaded by a gorgeous towering magnolia makes for the perfect place to enjoy late afternoons from its colorful pillow filled swing, rockers or enjoy a most whimsical jostling board / "courting bench" all submerging you into a small town mindset of a simplistic fulfilling lifestyle.

The home has been meticulously renovated inside and out as well as extensive landscaping! The main level host Formal Parlor, Formal Dining, Study/Library with built ins, Master Bedroom & bath with Plantation Shutters & walk in closet, Bright airy kitchen with island, Breakfast/Sitting room, Laundry room and Butler/Serving area. A Gorgeous staircase with landing(& window) lead to up stair hall with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. There are beautiful mantled fireplaces in most every room (8 total with gas logs in 4). Walls on both sides of the fireplace in the formal parlor have been opened to adjoin the formal dining providing wonderful open concept and flow excellent for entertaining or your everyday lifestyle! ALL stunningly beautiful!

The outside is as southerly gracious and inviting as the inside! Greeted by white picket fences, charming gates, walkways and a fabulous circular drive with granite curbing! There is a lovely private courtyard and designated picket fenced garden area. Other extensive period landscaping is in place on this .67 acre corner lot .... all planned by Landscape Architect with full grounds irrigation system A unique, intriguing cellar with remnants of early fireplaces and a dry well is accessed from outside providing lots of storage and truthfully a gardeners delight! There is also a detached 2 car garage with entry from garage into the private courtyard.

Home exterior professionally painted with DependaCoat Lifetime Architectural Coating completed in 2018. This is the HISTORIC HOME you've been searching for! EXCELLENT condition, quality restoration! Within walking distance of the quaint Town Square, Museums, Oldest Public Library in the State and much more in one of the most Charming Small Southern towns in Georgia! Conveniently located between Athens, Georgia (40 miles west) and Augusta, Ga. (50 miles east) Easy Access to Atlanta, Georgia via I-20 (100 miles)

You will not be disappointed!

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