The Blackwell House, c. 1817
Eatonton, GA
c. 1817

Once upon a time, circa 1817, this antebellum home shined bright, & was a hallmark amongst the community. Through the age of time this grand estate lost its luster, in need of thoughtful care and a designer’s touch. Today, this masterfully reclaimed historic beauty not only has been lovingly restored to its prime, but also boasts lavish modern features that simply stand apart from all the rest. Additionally, the excitement of residing in a historical home with modern touches continues to mound as you’re provided the reassurance of new systems throughout. No stone unturned, this home boasts a NEW roof, NEW 400 amp electric service with all-new wiring, NEW plumbing throughout including the water supply & sewer line, NEW HVAC heat pump with state of the art Wi-Fi thermostat, Re-enforced foundation, NEW doors, NEW foam insulation in attic & crawlspace, New Batt insulation in all exterior walls, NEW framing throughout, and even Asbestos removal by Bates Environmental.

Sandersville, c. 1903
Sandersville, GA
c. 1903

Welcome to this 1903 Victorian home that has been meticulously and lovingly restored and thoughtfully modernized. Located on the main street, historically known as Silk Stocking Street, this home is within walking distance of downtown Sandersville. Beautiful high ceilings, expansive molding and Heart Pine floors are just part of the features that add historic character to this home.  A comfortable den and stunning living room greet you at the front entrance. The spacious dining room has a flare of elegance. A hand painted mural, by a local artist, adorns the wall leading through a breakfast area. Kitchen, utility room and office were remodeled in 2019 with custom cabinetry and new appliances. Main floor features three large bedrooms and two full baths. Second floor offers one bedroom, a sitting area, one bath, a large cedar closet and storage area. Custom window treatments and blinds throughout. Two-car garage with shop area and a large open room upstairs for storage. This historic home has created many wonderful memories! Conveniently located 1 mile from Brentwood School.

Columbus, c. 1926
Columbus, GA
c. 1926

One of Columbus’ finest homes, this 1925 Georgian-style home is stunning! Designed by noted architect T. Firth Lockwood, this Peacock Woods mansion sits atop a gorgeous 2.1-acre lot and hillside and has exceptional architectural features, including pilasters, Corinthian columns, dentil molding, and a rounded transom with a keystone over the door. To match the detail the home is also very functional, with lots of living space, an updated kitchen, and a master suite that offers plenty of space and luxury. The property includes a very charming cottage (988 sf) with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a spacious kitchen, beautiful hardwood flooring and a terrace! Elevator off kitchen to upstairs. Peacock Woods is known for its thoughtful design, with homes perched on hillsides, curved streets to minimize through traffic, and exceptional location!

Leila Ross Wilburn-Designed House, Madison
Madison, GA
c. 1915

The Echo House, built in 1915, is a rare find. So many details and interesting facts have been well-preserved and researched by its few stewards and ready to be passed on to its new owner. One of the most important facts is this property was designed by famed architect Leila Ross Wilburn, one of Georgia’s first female architects. Unique design offers two front entrances-french doors off the front terrace and the actual front door that opens into the long room with twin fireplaces, original hand painted sconces, original windows, original wood cabinets, original french doors. Remodeled gourmet kitchen with custom cabinets, Wolfe 5-top gas range, Dacor gas convection oven, all recently updated stainless appliances, and granite countertops. The almost one acre lot has beautiful original structures, one used as a carriage storage/garage. Brand new roof with 50 years architectural shingles with a transferable warranty and a Rinnai gas hot water system (2019).

The Rambler

The Georgia Trust’s newsletter, The Rambler, made its debut in December 1974, a little more than a year after the organization was founded. Georgia Trust members chose the name for...

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Historic Reid House, #601
Atlanta, GA
c. 1924

Historic REID HOUSE @ 1325 Peachtree…#601. Two sizable units were combined 20+ years ago as the most exquisite pied a terre…with 2,900+ sq. ft.+ 3/3.5 + 3 deeded parking spaces + 2 storage closets + brand new kitchen…Come enjoy this classic structure with amazing location, perched on Peachtree, with small unit population…park your car and discover the City…walkable Midtown, Ansley Park, Arts Center, fine dining, groovy new Colony Square, Botanical Gardens, Piedmont Park, MARTA, and so much more…come discover…