Athens Real Estate

Athens, Georgia, is a vibrant and charming city located in the northeastern part of the state. Its real estate market offers a diverse range of properties, from historic homes with southern charm to modern developments perfect for contemporary living. The city is known for its friendly atmosphere, excellent schools, and a rich cultural scene that attracts residents of all ages.

One of the main attractions of Athens is the University of Georgia (UGA), one of the oldest public universities in the United States. UGA brings a lively and youthful energy to the city, making it an ideal place for students, academics, and professionals alike. The presence of the university also contributes to a thriving arts and music community, with numerous music venues, galleries, and theaters scattered throughout the city. Downtown Athens is a focal point of the city's social and cultural life. The bustling downtown area offers a mix of restaurants, bars, boutiques, and local shops, creating a lively and pedestrian-friendly environment. The historic architecture and tree-lined streets add to the overall appeal of the city.

The Athens real estate market caters to a variety of preferences and budgets. For those seeking a taste of the past, neighborhoods like Five Points and Normaltown boast beautiful historic homes with character and charm. On the other hand, newer developments on the outskirts of town offer modern amenities and spacious properties for families and professionals.

For nature lovers, Athens offers a host of outdoor attractions. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia is a beautiful oasis with walking trails, blooming gardens, and educational programs. The nearby Sandy Creek Park provides opportunities for hiking, fishing, and picnicking. Residents can also enjoy the peaceful setting of Lake Herrick, perfect for kayaking and paddleboarding.

Beyond the city limits, there are several charming towns and communities within a short drive from Athens. Watkinsville, known as the "Artland of Georgia," is a delightful town with art galleries, shops, and a strong community spirit. Bogart is another nearby town that offers a small-town feel and a relaxed atmosphere, making it a great place to settle down.

Latest Athens Real Estate

3 Beds 3 Baths 1247413 MLS
Quaint Elegance Meets Southern Comfort! Nestled in the picturesque town of Athens, this charming residence at 257 County Road 110 offers the perfect blend of comfort, style, and tranquility. Step inside a home bathed in natural light, with tasteful finishes including, a14 ft ceiling, that create an inviting atmosphere for both relaxation and entertaining for you and your loved ones. The heart of the home features a modern style kitchen, complete with Samsung stainless steel appliances, and granite counter tops, with plenty of counter space for creating delicious meals. As well, a large walk-in pantry is perfect for the chef in your family. Unwind in the comfort of cozy, and spacious bedrooms, that provide a serene escape, offering a perfect balance of comfort and tranquility at the end of the day. Embrace the Southern tradition of porch living and enjoy the charm of outdoor spaces such as; outdoor view of the Ridge, fire pit, and large patio, perfect for sipping sweet tea or enjoying a barbecue with friends and family. The timeless design of this home reflects classic Southern architecture, adding character to the neighborhood. with the unique and freshly painted exterior. This home provides easy access to major highways, making it a breeze to explore all that Athens and the surrounding areas have to offer and a short drive to the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg. Your Southern Oasis Awaits! Schedule a private showing today to experience the charm and warmth of this lovely Athens home. Home Warranty included.

257 County Road 110, Athens

Courtesy of Keller Williams Athens

5 Beds 4 Baths 7310550 MLS
Welcome to the heart of Athens! This stunning property offers a great location, situated just behind Timothy Road Elementary, in a peaceful cul-de-sac within a quiet neighborhood. Boasting a charming 4-sided brick exterior, this home has just been beautifully renovated! With 5 spacious bedrooms and 3.5 luxurious bathrooms, this home provides ample space to meet your needs. The kitchen is a chef s dream, featuring quartz countertops, a convenient breakfast bar, and infinite cabinet space for all your culinary desires. The formal dining room and sitting room are perfect for entertaining, and the separate laundry room ensures convenience and organization. A cozy den awaits you, complete with a warm fireplace and built-ins, creating a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. Additionally, the full unfinished basement offers unlimited potential to transform it into your own personalized space, be it a home office, gym, or entertainment area. Prepare to be amazed by the expansive back deck that stretches across the entire length of the house, providing an unbelievably enormous outdoor space to relax, entertain, and enjoy the beautiful Athens weather. Retreat to the beautiful master bathroom, which features a luxurious soaking tub, perfect for unwinding after a long day. This property truly has it all, combining comfort, elegance, and functionality. Don t miss the opportunity to own this exceptional home on the west side! Schedule a viewing today and experience the best of modern living in this meticulously maintained and thoughtfully designed property.

190 Oakbend Court, Athens

Courtesy of Virtual Properties

4 Beds 4 Baths 7310183 MLS
Gorgeous New Construction in Athens! Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac, this massive four bedroom, four bath craftsman's home, with a full unfinished basement could be yours! This custom home has a primary suite on the main level with a huge en suite.Separate shower and tub w/ dual vanities & his/her closets, complete the primary's sleeping quarters.Accessible guest room is also on the main level w/ a private full bath. Open concept, kitchen & great room w/ vaulted ceilings and masonry fireplace, will be the heart of this home! Kitchen island w/ Solid Stone surface countertops, designer tile backsplash & stainless steel appliances add to this bright & cheery kitchen.Wall of windows hug cozy breakfast room w/ amazing views of your private wooded lot a great space to enjoy your morning coffee. Or go out to the private covered porch through your French doors if you prefer to dine outdoors. Floor to ceiling windows throughout the house, make it feel like you're living in a treehouse! Covered porches are on the front and back, along with a deck for grilling that will give you outdoor living at its finest. Formal dining room that seats 12 is off the impressive foyer for added entertaining space. Large laundry room/mudroom off side entry garage, complete the main level.Upstairs, there are two large secondary bedrooms each with a private full bath. In addition, there is a large bonus room upstairs, for all your needs.The unfinished basement is the complete footprint of the house, so the sky's the limit on how you complete this extra living space. Basement is bright and open with lots of windows, 11' ceilings and French doors to the covered porch. Brick water tables on three sides and architectural shingles make this Craftsman's beauty stand out! Established neighborhood has a small association fee & it's convenient to dining, shopping & University of Georgia. Be the first one to call this beautiful home yours! Completion date at the end of October.

419 Clarksboro Drive, Athens

Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Atl Partners

5 Beds 3 Baths 7309199 MLS
DRASTIC REDUCTION!MOTIVATED SELLER!BRING OFFER! Seller will contribute $10K in closing costs with acceptable offer.Charming split level home on 1.795 acres in Oconee County.This all brick beauty features a formal living and dining room,family room and updated kitchen with stained cabinets,tiled floors,granite counter tops,double ovens,electric stove and microwave venthood.The upper level features three bedrooms, one of which is the primary bedroom with a private bath while the secondary bedrooms share a bath.The lower level features two additional bedrooms,one of which has a private bath.The recreation/family room provides additional sitting space for your guests.The laundry room is on the lower level with access to the backyard.This beautiful home has a screened back porch and a back deck providing space for outdoor living.The huge shaded lot provides plenty of room for a garden, your farm animals or even a pool!Epps Bridge Road is within walking distance making your shopping and dining very accessible not to mention access to Hwy 316,29,78.Buy this home today and make it your AirBNB for UGA game days Or the perfect rental property for UGA students!The vacant 59 acres across the street belongs to Athens Senior Partners LLc with paln for an assisted living facility in the near future.Equal Housing opportunity. Additional documents in REMINE.Property has been virtually staged to enhance its potential.

1261 Dowdy Road, Athens

Courtesy of Peters Realty Professionals

4 Beds 3 Baths 7309083 MLS
Options abound in this incredible three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family home with an attached one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. Great for a multi-generational family or as an income generator to support your mortgage! Live and generate passive income with the apartment as a long-term rental or AirBnB as the current owner does. Located on the eastside of Athens, this home offers a truly prime location. It’s within walking distance to Kroger and the Publix Shopping Center as well as dining and other shopping. It’s also within walking distance to the UGA Veterinary Hospital and the Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing. You‘ll love the natural light found in the main living space, which includes a fresh and inviting large living/dining space. The focal point of this room is the fireplace with built in shelving/cabinetry on both sides. As a bonus, all the furniture and home accessories (currently located in the property) are included in the asking price. The kitchen is clean with white cabinetry and all appliances, including a range and wall oven and a breakfast nook to enjoy morning coffee. The primary bedroom includes an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. A full bathroom with shower over tub and nice sized vanity is shared by bedrooms two and three. A separate laundry room includes a washer and dryer and can be accessed by both living units. This entry can also be locked to ensure privacy between the two living spaces. The apartment is perfect for in-laws or as a student rental with its own complete kitchen, living area, and full bathroom. It also has its own separate entrance. Your family can move right in and start enjoying the home and large lot with a fenced-in backyard. This yard is private and quiet, making it a perfect place for kids to explore and safe for pets. Five parking spaces provide room for all the family vehicles. *Currently, Athens-Clarke County has a temporary ban on new short-term rentals in single residential areas; however, it looks like the commission will make an exception for owner-occupant properties that will allow owners to rent out a portion of their property short-term. Some of the photos in this listing have been virtually staged to view non-staged images; please refer to the 360 tour.

2825 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens

Courtesy of HomeSmart

4 Beds 3 Baths 7308981 MLS
Are you looking for a quiet gem in Rivercrest Commons? This incredible three-bedroom (with bonus room), 2.5-bathrooms, is it! Tucked away but still close to everything, this well-maintained residence offers charm and easy living close to east-side shopping and dining and the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Step inside to discover a home in terrific condition. On the main floor, you're welcomed by a gracious dining room with chair rail detailing and a chandelier. The kitchen, equipped with wood cabinets, tile flooring, all appliances, and granite countertops, is efficient and open. The adjacent sunlit breakfast nook is perfect for spending time with family. The heart of this home is the inviting living room, boasting a vaulted ceiling, a cozy fireplace, and a ceiling fan for year-round comfort. Completing the main level is a convenient first-floor laundry room with a washer, dryer, and powder room. The main level features engineered wood floors throughout all the main living areas. You’ll also love the private owner’s suite on the main level. This primary bedroom boasts a tray ceiling, ceiling fan, a private en suite bathroom with double sinks, a separate tub and shower, and a spacious walk-in closet, offering a serene retreat. Ascend the open staircase to the second floor, which includes a landing that overlooks the main level. Upstairs, there are two nice-sized bedrooms plus a versatile bonus room featuring a vaulted ceiling—ideal as an entertainment center, study, or home office. A full bath on this level provides additional convenience for family or guests. This home has been well maintained with evident pride of ownership. Recent investments include a newer roof, carpeting, HVAC unit, and hot water heater. Considered a detached condo but providing the spaciousness and privacy of a single-family home. The quiet neighborhood is also pedestrian-friendly, with numerous walking areas, perfect for exercise or leisurely strolls.

455 Rivergrove Parkway, Athens

Courtesy of HomeSmart

3 Beds 5 Baths 1246927 MLS
This magnificent 13+ acre property offers a rare opportunity for a large family or multi-generational uses.Complete living downstairs, including a full kitchen with top-end appliances. Living area and bedroom with a huge office and studio (can be used as additional bedrooms). Two baths downstairs, including one ensuite with a guest bedroom. There is also a one-car garage and entry at the lower level.Originally built by a custom builder for themselves, it boasts the top end in construction quality and finishes throughout.Solid white oak flooring, granite surfaces, 8 burner gas stove/oven, and stainless hood. A warming drawer, ice maker, and a magnificent commanding floor-to-ceiling fireplace. Vaulted timber and wood ceilings are completely open for kitchen, living, and dining areas.A coveted almost 14 acres with no HOA or CC&Rs makes this ideal for horses, livestock, or just gardening and privacy.Outdoor features include an above-ground pool for those warm summer months. Fenced-in garden with a variety of fruit trees raised beds, and a she-shack.All irrigation is automatic and low-voltage lighting surrounds the property for magical evenings. Security systems in place.There is an oversized gated back deck with a fireplace TV and front-row views of the beautiful scenery. The lot goes down to Mouse Creek.A 600+' driveway lends the property to seclusion and privacy.Athens is conveniently located almost exactly in the middle of Knoxville and Chattanooga. This provides convenience to both areas for fabulous nightlife, food, entertainment, shopping, airports and employment. When you're home, you are basking in solitude and privacy, void of the hustle and bustle of those cities.Ask your agent for a Features list.Broker/Owner

384 County Road 131, Athens

Courtesy of Tennessee Luxe

3 Beds 2 Baths 1246412 MLS
Welcome to this meticulously maintained property nestled in a serene country setting, offering a perfect blend of comfort and tranquility. Situated on a generous 1.25-acre lot, this residence boasts three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a wealth of carefully curated features.You'll find a charming eat-in kitchen, complete with a central island that serves as the heart of the home. The kitchen is not only a culinary haven but also a gathering space for family and friends. Modern appliances, ample counter space, and tasteful cabinetry make this kitchen a delight for both cooking enthusiasts and those who appreciate a well-designed space.The property features two expansive great rooms, each offering a distinct atmosphere for relaxation and entertainment. Whether you prefer cozying up by the wood burning fireplace with a good book or hosting lively gatherings with friends, these versatile spaces cater to a variety of lifestyles.Additionally, the property includes an extra room which could be used as an office or 4th bedroom. Natural light streams in through large windows, creating an inspiring environment for creativity and focus.Step outside into your private oasis, where a sprawling backyard awaits. Imagine spending evenings under the stars gathered around the fire pit, creating lasting memories with loved ones. The ample space provides opportunities for outdoor activities, gardening, or simply enjoying the beauty of the surrounding countryside. This residence embodies the essence of country living while maintaining the conveniences of a well-appointed home.

444 County Road 705, Athens

Courtesy of Wallace

3 Beds 3 Baths 1246191 MLS
🌲 Escape to Rustic Bliss: Charming Log Home Just Outside Town! 🏡🌳Nestled in the serene embrace of nature, this enchanting log home is your gateway to tranquility, just a stone's throw away from Athens . Discover the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern comfort in this idyllic retreat.🔑 Key Features:✨ Authentic Log Construction: Crafted with precision and love, this home showcases the timeless beauty of log architecture. Immerse yourself in the warmth of the logs, creating an inviting and cozy atmosphere.🌿 Surrounded by Nature: Wake up to the symphony of birdsong and the whispering breeze. The property is embraced by lush greenery, offering a private escape without sacrificing the convenience of town living.🔥 Fireplace Insert: Picture evenings by the crackling fire, creating a cozy ambiance for gatherings with family and friends. The insert is the heart of the home, providing both warmth and a focal point for shared moments.🍽️ Light & Bright Kitchen: The spacious and well-equipped kitchen is a chef's dream, seamlessly blending modern amenities with the charm of a country home. Create culinary delights while enjoying the view of the surrounding woods.🛌 Comfortable Bedrooms: Retreat to the comfort of generously sized bedrooms, each designed for restful nights and lazy mornings. Partial Finished Basement: offers more room with a Family room, bonus room, laundry, and 1/2 bath. 🌅 Expansive Screened Porch: Step outside onto the expansive screened porch, where morning coffee and evening sunsets become daily rituals. The perfect spot for entertaining or simply unwinding while soaking in the sights and sounds of nature.🚗 Convenient Location: Schedule now!

145 County Road 653, Athens

Courtesy of Keller Williams Athens

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