1911 – Gay, GA

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19258 Highway 85, Gay, GA 30218

  • $124,900
  • Sold for $75,000
  • 6 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 4712 Sq Ft
  • 3.91 Ac.
1911 Two Story Victorian. 6 Bedrooms, 2 full baths, lovely original stained glass windows. Mirrored fireplaces, original columns inside. Some original light fixtures, claw foot tubs, several huge walk in closets, enormous screened back porch, has a bonus of a well inside the screened porch. Orinigal doors, flooring. Even has a hidden servants entrance to the second floor stairway. This is a gem for the time traveling home owner who wants to experience the Victorian era. Gigantic porch on front side and back. 4 acres of manacured lawn, with your own time aged barbeque pit. Has a 3 car garage which sits on a concrete slab. Has a kiddies playhouse, a tin barn to park farm and lawn equipment (yes, you could farm this tract). Home needs TLC.
Contact Information
Mike Whatley, Mike Whatley Realty,
706-656-0597

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11 Comments on 1911 – Gay, GA

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  1. KarenB says: 263 comments

    Lot of house for the money. Original trim, mantels and some nice built-ins. Four acres to boot and a 3 car garage. Lot of house for someone to work with. Kitchen needs some attention!

  2. Holly Q says: 77 comments

    What do you suppose that room is in the 3rd from last pic? A window that faces out to the hall?

  3. Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1016 comments
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    1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

    As a fan of vintage appliances, I can’t help but smile over that Harvest Gold wall oven! But the well on the porch would make me nervous. Couldn’t pets fall in?

  4. Michael Fleming says: 17 comments

    The “window in the hall”, looks more like a mirrored cabinet, such as a medicine cabinet…why it’s in the hall, not sure. I do love this house, except for the painted woodwork and all the wallpaper.

  5. This is located in the middle of nowhere which is why it’s seems so “cheap”. It actually seems to be priced high for the area to me. This is located about an hour from me, and the estate sale company I work for occasionally did the sale for the family who owns this house.

  6. Sapphy says: 390 comments

    There’s a ton of possibility with this one. And the price seems very fair for what you are getting.

  7. Preservation Matters says: 98 comments

    Looking for feedback here….is it me or do southern homes have more fireplaces? If this home were in New England – and especially dating from 1911, one would be lucky to get a fireplace.

  8. Lewis3265 says: 16 comments

    I hate wallpaper, but I like this house.

  9. says: 99 comments

    Tiffany Saint is correct in her assessment. It is a tad bit over priced for the area. BUT with that said, every year 2x’s a year there’s a HUGE county fair (May/October), which would allow the home owner to receive additional income from parking. Also, the house is in need a of LOT of TLC. When the Estate Company did the sale, you could see all the lovin’ you would have to put into the house. It is rural, yet right there off of SR85. Tour the City of Gay via Google. Most of businesses are closed except during the fair but it is a quaint little town. There’s also a railroad just across the way & yes, they have many trains going through there every day.

  10. says: 1 comments

    What a perfect house for the new owners!!! I can’t wait to see how awesome this place looks in a year or two!!!!!

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