118 Years old, this home was built in 1905 during the great southern textile revolution. It was constructed with the region’s finest materials for a member of Lafayette Lanier family for whom the town was partially named. The home is located among other properties of the same quality and time period. One of the first features you will notice is the grand porch. It is both deep and wide providing space for gatherings as well as for simple relaxing and viewing the Crepe Myrtle lined walk and lawn. Behind the home is a carriage house and workshop. The grounds are spacious and gently terraced providing two additional plateaus that each have room for a pool, tennis court or soccer field. Additionally, there is a large brick patio that serves as a great venue for entertaining.
Through the front entrance, you will find an open living room with a full wall of windows providing amazing natural light. Behind the living room is a den with coffered ceiling and fireplace for a cozier setting. The kitchen is both elegant and functional with a custom made Five Star gas stove that has 6 burners, a griddle and double ovens. You will have a built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator and enormous amount of counter and cabinet space. From the kitchen is a breakfast/keeping room that leads to a gracious sized dining room with sliding doors to the living room. The spacious sun room provides a warm and inviting atmosphere. It overlooks all levels of the side yard. The stairs to the bedrooms can be accessed from the hall or living room. There is a landing area with windows that serves well as a small den or office. Upstairs are large bedrooms, modern baths and a sleeping porch. The roof is new!
Lanett is a great place to live for those who value a strong sense of community and access to natural beauty and cultural resources. Lanett is 1 hour from the Atlanta airport, 20 minutes from LaGrange, 30 minutes from Auburn and 7 minutes from West Point Lake. The home is just a 5-minute drive from the Point University Golf Course where you can enjoy a quality round of golf in a picturesque setting. You will be an easy half mile walk to both fine dining and some of the South’s best BBQ in the historic downtown of West Point, GA, on the Chattahoochee River. With its perfect combination of historic charm and modern amenities, this home is a unique and wonderful opportunity. Come see if it’s time for you to own a chapter in its history.
Updated on February 10, 2023 at 3:25 am