The Porches on This Georgia Farmhouse Will Make Any Southern Heart Race

Watkinsville Farmhouse Front
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Ancient white farmhouses with sweeping porches are the kind of residence you expect to find in sleepy Georgia towns. And although this stately Watkinsville home looks like it's weathered a century or more, it only recently celebrated its sixth birthday. (Don't worry, we won't tell!)Located just outside of Athens, this 4,087-square-foot, four-bedroom, Southern farmhouse is nestled on 25 serene acres, and is just a quick drive from University of Georgia's campus. Though we're absolutely crazy about its gleaming hardwood floors and charming design features, the home's three sprawling porches are easily its standout features. Is anybody else craving sweet tea?Though it was built in 2013, this idyllic home looks and feels like it was plucked straight from the early 1900s, but without the complications that come with owning a historic home. Plus, in addition to a carport, it has a detached apartment above the three-car garage perfect for extra income opportunities."I think it just captures the imagination of everyone that sees it," says listing agent Sara Witt. "The idyllic country life (right outside a big town). Peaceful, tranquil, and private." You can say that again!The home is currently listed for $1,425,000 with Renee Kunkler Realty. Click through for a tour!

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1660 Union Church Road Watkinsville, Georgia

Watkinsville Farmhouse
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The home sits on seven cleared acres of the property's 25 wooded acres.

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Elegant Southern Aesthetic

Watkinsville Farmhouse Front
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Don't you just love how the natural wood door pops against the all the white?

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Gorgeous Front Porch

Watkinsville Farmhouse Front Porch
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The wraparound front porch features the requisite rocking chairs and a hanging swing.

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Watkinsville Farmhouse Foyer
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Natural light streams in from the oversized windows and reflects off the gleaming hardwood floors.

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Dining Room

Watkinsville Farmhouse Dining Room
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Built-ins add a touch of country whimsy to the formal dining room space, as does the distressed farmhouse table.

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Modern Open Floor Plan

Watkinsville Farmhouse Open Floor Plan
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The all-white kitchen opens up into spacious great room with a unique vaulted ceiling.

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Gourmet Kitchen

Watkinsville Farmhouse Gourmet Kitchen
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The island cooktop faces the living room for easy entertaining—and keeping an eye on the kids.

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Living Room

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Crown molding and built-ins make this multi-purpose space both elegant and practical.

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Screened-In Porch

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The enclosed porch off the back of the house is ideal for al fresco entertaining.

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Primary Suite

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The first-floor primary bedroom has its own private porch.

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Private Porch

Watkinsville Farmhouse Screened Porch
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The screened-in porch off the primary suite is its own little oasis.

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Primary Bathroom

Watkinsville Farmhouse Master Bathroom
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A dual sink makes mornings a breeze.

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Fancy Tub

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A luxurious pedestal tub in the primary bath is any homeowner's dream.

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Lofty Bedroom

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Upstairs, another spacious bedroom enjoys soaring vaulted ceilings and a private porch overlooking the backyard.

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Backyard Fire Pit

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The large backyard features a fire pit as well as a chicken coop.

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