Your life is busy, and when it's time to relax you value your privacy above all. Gated golf communities are not your thing. Discover Jacob's Creek, Lake Oconee's best kept secret with legacy properties that seldom change hands. What could be better than a 3.7 acre lot on a deep water cove, with almost 400ft of private frontage and a max dock? The 4 bedroom/4.5 bath spacious craftsman cottage was built in 2003, with more than 4400sf finished on 3 levels plus ample porches and decks. The 2 bedroom/1 bath vintage guest cottage is a replica of the original cottages at Hard Labor Creek State Park.
Notice the carefully selected materials cypress siding with shake accents, architectural shingles with copper accents, clad windows in the exposed areas. The home has a soothing presence that blends into the natural environment. Inside you'll enjoy the reclaimed heart pine floors throughout the main and upper levels they were salvaged from an old cotton gin. The heart of craftsman styling is to use simple lines and let the beauty of good wood with hand finishes stand out. The lighting and hardware remain true to the craftsman theme. Foam insulation keeps your home comfortable, and energy costs low.
The center of the home has a ceiling that soars two levels, with hand rubbed planks at the peak. Stop at the foyer, and let your eyes take in the open floor plan and lake views beyond. The massive stone hearth is flanked by bookcases creating a comfortable gathering space. To the right you'll find the dining room the trey ceiling and bay window help define this space. The kitchen is laid out for ease of use, with a center island, breakfast bar, and plenty of counter and cabinet space. Cooks will enjoy the inset bookshelves perfect for your cookbooks. The walk-in pantry is just steps away, with easy access from the attached garage. Adjoining the kitchen is a breakfast nook and 8ftx8ft screen porch the nook would also make a perfect reading room or office space. The laundry room is also conveniently located nearby the cabinets, sink, and folding countertop make this room a very functional space. The three car garage is a spacious 779sf. The powder room on this level is located near the foyer the antique vanity is another lovely touch. The spacious master suite is located privately on the other side of the main level. Imagine waking to the sun rising over the lake! The built-in cabinets on an interior wall make the perfect media cabinet or personal wardrobe. The bathroom includes a jetted tub and walk-in shower, plus a double vanity.
Upstairs you'll find two large bedrooms with a shared bath, plus a 32ft+ bonus room over the garage. The terrace level features a lakeside family room in the center, with a massive stone hearth. The fireplace insert works very efficiently to warm the entire level. The wall of cabinets on the backside, with bar sink and small refrigerator, is perfect for entertaining. The flooring on the level is easy care stamped concrete so no worry about wet feet! There's a private bedroom suite on this level, with a large bedroom, double closet, and ensuite bath. At the other end you'll find a very large conference room (also suitable for a game room) with another full bath.
Outdoor living spaces matter at the lake, and this home has two large covered porches, a lakeside covered patio, plus a screen porch. There's a fenced side yard with a covered shelter, perfect for your canine companions.
The 2 bedroom/1 bath vintage guest cottage is a replica of the original cottages at Hard Labor Creek State Park it offers you an additional 840sf of finished living space plus 10ftx35ft screened porch. The cottage was likely the first home built in the community after Lake Oconee was created in the early 1980's. The home has one large room lakeside, with kitchen, dining, and living areas, plus two bedrooms on the back side flanking a shared bath. There's a stacked washer/dryer for guest's conveni
Appliances: Dishwasher, Microwave
Community Type: Gated
Cooling: Central A/C
Exterior Description: Cedar Siding
Garage Description: Garage
Heating Type: Heat Pump
Lot Size: 3.7 Acres
Style: Other Style