This fine updated home is located in the premier in-town Gainesville neighborhood of Longstreet Hills and is a short walk to City Park with a great playground, baseball fields, lighted tennis courts and Bobby Gruhn Stadium, site of Friday night Gainesville High School football. This home provides a close in location but with the feel of being away from it all thanks to a highly private setting. The tranquil back yard features mult-level decks, covered brick patio and mountain like landscaping with mature rhododendrons, azaleas, hemlocks, and magnolias. This abuts a natural area with a stream.
The interior of the home offers single level living with a master suite and large second bedroom. Beautiful hardwood floors are present throughout with exception of the bedrooms which all have new carpet.
There is a highly efficient European design kitchen with Thermidor gas cooktop, SubZero refrigerator, new Kitchenaid double oven and dishwasher. There is great storage with multiple large drawers and pullouts to utilize all cabinet space.
Behind the kitchen is a large mudroom with two large closets with shelves and hanging space for coats. Beyond this is the laundry room with utility sink and spacious pantry cabinets.
The centrally located family room has a gas fireplace, high clerestory windows with view of the surrounding treetops and double French doors to the adjacent sunroom. This spacial room has a casual dining area, seating area and full length casement windows and a large bay window overlooking the back landscape.
There is a large formal dining room and a spacious study/library with built in book cases and cabinets.
There is excellent flow thru all the common rooms with great opportunity for entertaining.
The master suite includes a separate office space which could easily be converted to a second walk in closet. There is an are for seating with flat screen TV, a fully remodeled spa bath with soaking tub, his and hers vanities, a large all tile walk-in shower as well as ample storage space.
The very large second main floor bedroom has multiple built in cabinets with drawers, two closets, area for seating and for a desk.
The patio level has a very large 2nd family room with a brick wall fireplace. The wood stove insert makes a beautiful addition but also serves as an optional heating source. The brick is neatly contrasted by the reclaimed wood mantle surrounding the wood stove. This is a perfect area for your teenagers to enjoy their own space. The lower level living space is extended outdoors by the large covered patio accessed by French doors. The patio is all brick and provides a peaceful and private setting. Back inside there are two bedrooms tucked down the hall sharing another full bathroom. Additionally there are three very large areas of unfinished storage. One space includes built in shelving down both sides with a door to the outside for easy access to the yard. In a completely interior section is a space used currently as a workout room plus a cedar closet and additional closet with deep shelves. The third unfinished space makes a nice workshop area with extra lighting and a utility sink.
The brick exterior extends to all four sides of the home which means this home has very little exterior maintenance required. The roof is approximately a year old with copper gutters and downspouts. There is a double car garage and additional paved spaces for parking.
This is a home that is move in ready and needs nothing.
- New roof in 2016
- New Kitchenaid double ovens & dishwasher in 2018
- 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
- Master & 2nd bedroom on the main level
- Totally private and tranquil back yard- RARE in the city!
- Completely renovated master bath with separate vanities, soaker tub and tiled shower
- Full basement with 2 bedrooms, a full bath and large family room plus tons of unfinished storage and workspace
- Banquet sized dining room
- Large library perfect for a home office
- Level parking for many cars
- Walk to City Park- playground, ball fields, tennis courts
- Gainesville City Schools
- European styled kitchen designed for efficiency
- Big kitchen drawers and pullouts everywhere
- Mud room with hidden storage
- Large laundry room with extra pantry space
- 3 levels of decks plus brick covered patio & wood ceiling
- Tranquil pond with waterfall
- Backs to woods with a creek