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Under $100K Sunday – c.1823 Fixer Upper Farm House on 4 Acres in Madison, GA Under $90K ~ Sold

1241 C M Copelan Rd, Madison, GA, 30650        $89,500 Sold on May 10, 2021 for $102,000

c.1823 Fixer Upper on 4 Acres in Madison, GA Under $90K


The heavenly setting is one I thought I would only see in my dreams.

In the first decades of the nineteenth century men of financial means arrived in Morgan County, Georgia, purchased thousands of acres, planted them and made sizable fortunes. Contrary to the popular notion of the antebellum South, however, there were many more modestly sized farms around Madison than there were plantations. The hard working farmers constructed well-crafted, simple, durable houses like our featured home. These are now called the plantation plain style, not to be confused with plantation style.


Farmhouse Fixer Upper! Nearly 4 acres with the perfect mix of grass and trees, with stately pecan and oak trees gracing the C1823 Plantation Plains farmhouse. Consider this home was built just 4 years after the first steamship ever to cross the Atlantic sailed from Savannah. If these walls could talk! With a newly stabilized foundation and metal roof, the home is ready for your vision. The main floor is 40 by 34, with four large rooms and a wide center hall, plus an 8×24 shed to the rear. The second story is 13×40, with a landing and 2 large rooms. The classic southern front porch is 10×36. Much of the original material is intact – 4 mantles, hardwood floors, wood walls and ceilings. It’s a historic renovator’s dream property. 16×16 shed with Located on a bucolic country road, with gorgeous vistas to faraway hills, the location can’t be beat. Just 1.5MI away is 3200 acres of Oconee National Forest and Dyar Pasture Recreation Area, including a bird sanctuary and boat ramp to enjoy Lake Oconee.

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