Bennett Estate "Crown Jewel" Historic Macon, Georgia
Deemed the "Crown Jewel of Historic Vineville" This estate is considered one of the finest examples of American Craftsman Architecture in Existence within the eastern US. Constructed of the finest Georgia Hardwoods, stained dark brown with white woodwork trim & accented by natural river rock masonry, gathered from North Carolina streams over a century ago, this Spectacular home is the embodiment of the Purity & Beauty of the Arts & Crafts Movement.
Charles M. Choate Southern Masterpiece
Designed in 1916 by Charles M. Choate, this one of a kind property includes a two-story 4 bedroom 5 bathroom Main House; a two-story 2 bedroom 1 bathroom Carriage House; an absolutely stunning wooden, glass & river rock enclosed Pergola, overlooking the first residential swimming pool built in Middle Georgia - Complete with His & Hers Poolside Bath Houses, featuring bathrooms, changing areas & showers.
The interior of the Main House & Carriage House showcases: soaring ceilings, original hardwood floors, carved wooden beams & bannisters, double staircases, custom crown moldings, floor to ceiling windows, intricate wainscoting, built-in cabinetry, bookcases & Nine unique fireplaces.
In 1987, the owners were advised by representatives of The Smithsonian Institute that The Pergola (with its original furniture intact) is only one of two structures like it still in existence in the United States. The Smithsonian requested to purchase & move the entire structure to their Washington, DC museum. The owners declined the offer but did agree to have renderings & replicas of The Pergola & furniture made for their archives.
Oldest Residential Swimming Pool In Central Georgia
This entertaining area is fabulous! The pool is bordered by dual His & Hers Pool House, equipped for showers & toilets for ease of access from transitioning from poolside to The Pergola for refreshments, lounging & entertainment.
Heated Sq. Ft.
3 Bed 1 Bath Carriage House 1196 sq ft
Has Rentable Unit(s) 1st Floor Bath
2nd Floor Laundry Room
1 Car Garage
Driveway - Paved
Pool - In Ground
City water supply
Water Heater - Gas
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