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Deborah Rainey, Broker  (706) 678-5263
"Selling Georgia's Best", Call 706-678-LAND

Historic Downtown Washington, Georgia
The Tupper-Barnett Home
Listed National Register of Historic Places and a Designated National Landmark

Standing magnificently and with great dignity on 1.19 Acres one block from the Historic Town Square, this gracious Southern antebellum has weathered the test of time.....

Remaining still, much in its form of grandeur to which a distinguished citizen, beloved and respected Baptist minister of Washington, Henry Allen Tupper, brought to it in 1860. (Tupper had the colonnade added c.1860 consisting of Eighteen (18) fluted columns which totally encircle the home).

The home was Built by William H. Pope c.1832 as a Federal style eight room two-story on the site of a small house lived in by John the Shoemaker and was given to Tupper June 25, 1853 by his wife's father, Ker Boyce of Charleston having been owned by many noted families prior...Popes, Willis (founder of the Mary Willis Library), Bowdre ,Semmes, Tupper and Kemme.

Edward Augustus Barnett purchased the home November 20, 1908 and moved into town from his plantation about 8 miles west of Washington, making this his town house from which he supervised his lands in the country. The home remained in the Barnett family for almost 100 years!

Ranking at the top of Washington's architectural treasures, the Tupper-Barnett home is listed on the National Register of historic places and also holds the distinct designation as a National Landmark. Historic Washington Georgia is located an easy 40 mile drive east of Athens (University of Georgia) and 50 miles west of Augusta, Georgia. It exemplifies the small towns of the south with its historic town square and streets lined with historic, well preserved cottages and columns ! "More than just a place, its a Lifestyle!"
The Tupper- Barnett has gorgeous random width heart of pine floors throughout, original doors, windows and mantles, fireplaces in most every room, original staircase, doors with beautiful sidelites and half circle transoms, along with large and many windows (two on each outside wall) that flood the home with natural light!

This splendid Historic home boast approximately 5,169 square feet and consist of three (3) levels, 4 rooms over 4 over 4, with a center hall running front to rear on each level. The kitchen is located on the lower street level with the formal parlors on the second level which is the main level. Potential of 6 plus bedrooms (depending on individuals use of rooms)with 4 full baths. The home has central heating and air on the main and second level. There is also a small two bedroom, one bath Guest Cottage on the grounds and an old barn in good condition.
Yearning to be returned to its days of former glory, There are renovations needed. It has unlimited potential and possibilities!
A Magnificent Treasure and a Wonderful Opportunity!
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