1552 Johnson RoadGainesville, Georgia GA30504
Experience elegant lake living in this custom built, executive home with separate apartment on 1.18 acres on the shores of Lake Lanier. The foyer warmly welcomes guests and family with wood floors and heavy crown molding. You'll appreciate the flowing layout of the Living Room which boasts a floor to ceiling stone fireplace, striking tin ceiling, generous Dining area, and Chef's Kitchen. Multiple cooks are welcomed by Viking appliances, the convenience of 2 dishwashers, a 6-burner gas cooktop with double wall ovens, and additional seating for 6 at the granite island. All this, anchored by a magnificent wall of windows that floods this entertainer's dream with natural light and captures the woods, gentle pathway to your private double slip dock, and seasonal lake views. Just off the kitchen, there are 2 pantries with slate floors and a covered deck for grilling and al fresco dining. The main level also features a Den/Office space, two bedrooms with ensuite, a half bath, and teak flooring on the first and second floors. The Loft level Owner's Suite includes a sitting area, stately columns, the soft glow of a backlit trey ceiling, and a private deck with hot tub. Step inside the bath with a double-sided entry shower, dual steam in-shower sauna, his and her rain shower heads, or enjoy the relaxing soaking tub with warm Mahogany surround. A large linen closet, vaulted ceiling, and his and her closets complete this spa-like experience. The Loft also includes a multi-purpose room that could accommodate an office, game or media room, exercise or yoga room, or even a convenient nursery. Back stairs lead to an expansive, finished upper level filled with multiple windows and skylights for additional storage, dual offices, or whatever is needed. Back on the main level, stairs will lead you to the Terrace Level apartment, that can be accessed through its private garage, or the main garage. The apartment features a laundry room with a stone floor, slate floors in the foyer and kitchen, and luxury vinyl flooring in the family room and bedroom. The spacious kitchen includes a 4-top gas burner range, Kitchen Aid appliances, a Heartland refrigerator, granite countertops, and a walk-in pantry. With views to the wooded backyard, the open floor plan accommodates dining for 6, a family room, and French doors to the covered, brick patio. The bedroom includes a sitting area or office space, beautiful stone fireplace, and leads to a generous bath with double pedestal sinks, jetted tub, and separate shower. Off the bath, through custom steel doors is a safe room or storm shelter, constructed to withstand an F5 tornado. The backyard is wooded with a firepit, along with an easy, shaded walk to your double slip with party deck, private dock. Located in a quiet cove, close to the main channel, just minutes to the Gainesville Marina and Skogies Lakeside Restaurant, the dock also features a hoist, power, and water, with IPE decking. Finally, the home has abundant, well-planned storage, the ability to switch between well and public water, the privacy of CORPS property on two sides, 3 Rennai water heaters, a 3 bay garage, multiple parking, and a generator, if ever needed.