1275 Riverside Road, Roswell, Georgia 30076$1,370,000 (Sold At) $1,370,000
Nestled on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, this enchanting home on two lots totaling .61+/- acres was originally built in 1963 and renovated in 1984 and 2004. Gated and private, the pea gravel driveway leads to dual brick staircases that rise to meet the double front doors. The three-story foyer invites with a Palladian inspired window, flooding the entryway with natural light. A convenient butler’s pantry with a sink, bar, ice maker, wine cooler, two refrigerator drawers and wine refrigeration is ideal for entertaining. A wide transom-topped entryway leads to the elegant dining room where two walls of transom-topped windows create an open and airy feel.
Hardwood floors flow seamlessly throughout and lead to the family room, which boasts jaw-dropping views of the river and a massive stacked stone fireplace. Casement windows provide unobstructed views of the landscape and allow fresh air to flow freely. Double doors lead to the adjacent flagstone floored sunroom lined with cypress walls and a beadboard ceiling. Picture windows maximize the view, and this cozy retreat is perfect for reading or just taking in the surrounding scenery.
The gourmet kitchen features beautiful cabinetry, a tile backsplash, a panel front refrigerator and dishwasher, granite countertops and a Thermador gas cooktop and oven. The sun-drenched breakfast room impresses with heated flagstone floors, walls of windows, a beamed ceiling and an adjacent, vented indoor grilling porch with a gas grill and plenty of prep area. A guest bedroom with a bay window, en suite bathroom and a cedar closet complete the main level.
Relax and unwind in the second level master suite, which boasts an entire wall of casement windows, built-in bookcases, an office, gym or sitting room, his and her closets and a luxurious master bathroom. Two secondary bedrooms, each with en suite bathrooms, and a laundry room are also on this level. Venture upstairs to the third level, which offers a large recreation room, a vaulted sitting room with a stone fireplace and an en suite bedroom.
Guests will be delighted with the views and the accommodations that the two-story guest house provides. This recently updated space includes a living area, kitchenette, bedroom, bathroom, a stunning screened porch and storage space on the main level. Additional storage space is also available above the two-car garage and in the old pump house.
Truly spectacular, the grounds and exceptional views set this home apart from the rest. Pea gravel walkways meander between stone patios, decks and viewpoints. Mature landscaping consisting of hydrangeas, hibiscus, maple trees and magnolia trees creates vibrant colors and interesting textures in the front garden and against the scenic 200-feet of river frontage. The Island Bar Shoals, the shallow fishing area in the midst of the river, is managed by the park service. On the property since 1963 and grandfathered in, two cantilevered decks overhang the river and offer incredible views.
Additional details include two-zoned heated floors, two HVAC units with eight zones, a new roof in 2004, fresh exterior paint in 2017, Control4 automated system system that operates the security, cameras, gates, exterior lighting, vacation lighting and music system either from the house or remotely on any smart device, a security system with video cameras for the gate and front door, two front entry gates, a tankless re-circulating hot water heater and a standard hot water heater, wrought-iron fencing, a dog run, sauna and a gas light from Paris in the foyer.
Located across the river from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, this home is a welcomed retreat from fast-paced city life. Enjoy fishing, canoeing, kayaking and an abundance of outdoor activities, right in your backyard. Serenity awaits at 1275 Riverside Drive.
Property Status: Sold
1275 Riverside Road, Roswell, Georgia 30076
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