At the Summit
The feel of this home in the prestigious neighborhood of Peacock Woods is NYC Penthouse elegance meets southern charm.
Columbus, Georgia is known for beautiful, unique homes throughout the area that offer up charm and breathtaking views. Whether it is lakefront, beautifully landscaped, or nestled on a beautiful wooded lot, Columbus is home to wonderfully designed properties that fit any personality. Once you tour the property, you’ll know you’ve found the perfect home. The home is as warm and welcoming as a summer in Georgia – which is precisely what the homeowners wanted.
This beautifully, redesigned home, completely renovated by Johnny Cargill, is located on Summit Drive, in the prestigious neighborhood of Peacock Woods. The exterior features lovely, inviting stonework on the outside to give it character. The outside gardens, fountain, and koi pond with waterfall reflect the inner beauty and elegance of this home.
The previous owner wanted for this house to provide a background for entertainment and family life with a comfortable yet casual elegance. The 6,705 square-foot home sits on a gated property with lush landscaping, featuring 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with 2 half baths. Beautiful flooring and lavish features can be found throughout the home. The highlights of the main level include the master suite, formal and casual dining rooms, formal living room, guest suite with private bath and sun room. The gourmet kitchen has marble counter tops, a breakfast bar, island, and opens into a keeping room with a fireplace and bar with an ice-maker and wine cooler. The keeping room leads to an enclosed stone porch that overlooks the stunning backyard, great for entertaining.
Among the spacious residence, the upper level features 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a play area great for children. The lower level offers a bonus/media room, exercise room, office, and custom wine cellar. Today, the house reflects its’ southern charm and a grand setting to meet a family’s need: great space, timeless style, and comfort throughout.
The gorgeous silk drapes and other window treatments along with chandeliers stay with the house. The owner intends to sell the furnishings of the home through Two Times New (twotimesnew.com) after the sale of the house. Furnishings will be listed for a significant discount off retail and all are in pristine condition. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be alerted for the estate sale. svm
TOP: The beautiful wallpaper and drapes are delightfully demure and graced by a deep chocolate brown Noir (California based) dining table and eight dining chairs covered in Marshall Marlin blue velvet by the same company. The chairs are comfortable as well as elegant, and guests will delight in the decor as well as the tasteful dishes in this room fit for Kate and William. The dimly light chandelier coupled with candlelight will have your guests basking in the glow. BOTTOM: The functionality of the layout is exquisite for an older home - the casual dining room, furnished with a rustic breakfast room table and six Chippendale style chairs (four chairs are not pictured), has impressive amounts of built in storage and beautiful drapes. There is a desk tucked away next to the kitchen for convenience Adjacent to the keeping room is the glassed in porch that is a dream for entertaining, which overlooks the professionally designed garden and fountain. A party paradise!
TOP: The open living space of the keeping room and kitchen is one of the highlights of this premiere home along with the Calcutta Gold marble on the island and backsplash. The keeping room is furnished with mostly Lee furniture. Two powder blue club chairs are complemented by a leather sofa and Kilm covered ottoman (not pictured) for a splash of personality. The piece de resistance of the room is the Pine Regency cabinet made by Olde European Timber - ideal for storing technical equipment below and housing a flat screen TV above. The exposed beams and custom mantle are additional features that will make you fall in love with this home. BOTTOM: This room is filled with light and more fine yet functional furniture. The tufted Lee sofa is neutral and comfortable along with the modern Lee chairs in brown and cream. The rustic coffee table is dressed up with gold finishes. The guest room next to this room gives guests a sense of privacy and serenity befitting of a Four Seasons.
The previous owners of this Summit Drive home were able to incorporate nature and exotic landscaping throughout the property. The home is truly a gardeners dream. The front balcony is just outside the formal living room, with a walkway leading to a lavish front yard toward the gated entrance of the residence. The landscaping of the house was created to complement the home’s architecture and design, and flowers and shrubbery greatly enhance the curb appeal by adding color, texture, and fragrance to the yard. svm