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Michael Littleton

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Having lived in Athens for 35 years (in almost all the intown neighborhoods), Michael’s passions for housing are varied and have evolved over the years. “I’ve always felt an emotional connection to the older, historic homes and unique properties like churches, warehouses, and schools. So, helping people buy and sell such unique properties has always been gratifying; I can’t imagine a more satisfying way to spend time working.  I’ve been fortunate that my enthusiasm for these properties has also allowed me the privilege to creatively restore some amazing structures over the years. I’ve undertaken these restorations with close friends, who in my estimation are some of the finest craftspeople in the area; it’s hard to put into words just how pleasurable and rewarding this path of experience has been. Along the way, I’ve been privileged to be associated with some truly amazing properties and people. I feel quite blessed.”

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Recently, a number of these crafts folk, and some new acquaintances (some very talented folks who I think will be the next generation of sentient and quality, local builders) made along the way, have begun to build new homes, with an inclination toward building classic structures which incorporate ‘green elements’. It’s been exciting to see historic-style homes being built, which are not only energy efficient, but that are being built with a growing interest in awareness of their potential impact on the environment.

“Our world is clearly changing. Joining CJ&L offers an opportunity to be an agent of that change. It offers an opportunity to blend my passion for historic and unique structures with a movement toward greater environmental awareness. I’m eager to see what this next leg of the journey will bring.”

My Listings

Remarks coming shortly. This 3/2.5 Modern cottage with large screened back porch and carport is scheduled for completion in the Fall of 2021. Located just blocks from Downtown, UGA campus, Piedmont hospital, River/Greenway Trails, Boulevard Woods Park, Chase Street Elementary, Coop Grocery, excellent restaurants, Independent Cinema, live music venues, coffee shops, Community Thester, Lyndon House Arts Center, Warehouse Arts District, local breweries, veritably everything that makes living in this culturally diverse, arts-centric community so desirable. $485,000 Active

137 Crawford Avenue Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,873 SqFt 0.184 Acres

Rare, In town, New Construction 2-Story 3/2.5 home, that includes a detached new construction 1/1 Guest Cottage, perfect for creating a family compound, a work from home office, or potential  Airbnb income. This location provides a straight path to Downtown and UGA's campus, and is just blocks from a 108 acre park, and Dudley Park ( which borders the Oconee River with views of Downtown and UGA on across the River ), the labyrinth of Greenway Trails, the Firefly Trail, and pocket parks along the River. This is the most Green-centric of Athens' In town neighborhoods, and is centrally located to all the things that make Athens a unique and desirable place to live, a culturally diverse, arts-centric, college community. Both of these houses are in the early stages of construction, so a buyer has a limited window of opportunity to participate in making interior design selections, working with a designer. The main house uses the entire 1st floor for generous common living area, which opens to a front porch and rear patio. It features a stylish kitchen with large island, pantry, quartz counters, tile backsplash, and stainless appliances. Upstairs, there are 3 BRs and 2 full baths, including a Master Suite with large walk-in closet; the bath features a tile shower and granite counters. The detached cottage will be both functional and cute, and each will be energy-efficient, low maintenance living spaces. See the floor plans and design selections for more info. $429,900 Active

507 Third Street Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,060 SqFt 0.260 Acres

Intown, Under Construction, 4/3.5 Modern 3-level home, on corner lot, with Butterfly roof, porch, patio, 1 car garage with electric car charger, and basement studio apartment with its own laundry room and kitchenette. Located just blocks from Dudley Park, Oconee River/Greenway Trails, Firefly Trails, Downtown and UGA. This is 1 of an enclave of 4 homes being built, and the last available, with an anticipated completion date of July 2021. The entire 1st floor is common living area, which will have a stylish kitchen ( with large island, pantry, quartz counters, tile backsplash, and stainless appliances ), wood flooring, and will open to both a covered porch and a patio. The top floor has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, including a nice master suite with ceilings vaulted to 12', with large walk-in closet, and tile shower with glass door in bath. The studio apartment lends itself to a wide array of flexible use, as it could be a wonderful home office, a home studio for an artist/musician, a home theater, an in-law or teen suite, or it could be used to generate income as an Airb&b space to offset mortgage. This is the most green-centric of Athens' in-town neighborhoods, with multiple parks, trail systems, Trail and Branch creeks, along with the Oconee River, yet convenient to wonderful restaurants, live music, theater, art venues, as well as all the cultural offerings of the University ( within bike/walk distance ). $379,900 Active

125 Harper Street Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,051 SqFt 0.110 Acres

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