A breathtaking English garden style double staircase meets at the grand front entrance to welcome you into this amenity packed all brick home. Located just off the loop and a quick 5-minute drive into downtown and UGA is Athens' most unique and elegant planned development, Lakewood. This Traditional Neighborhood Development has resort style amenities including extensive sidewalks along the tree lined streets, walking trails and parks throughout, greenspace park with fire-pit and a 21-acre lake. Additionally, this home was built to Earthcraft standards-it's not only good for the environment, but good for your wallet and comfort level too! In addition to the 4 bedrooms, there is a garage apartment with a separate entrance perfect for a guest, older child/parent, or used as a rental unit-providing supplemental household income. Upon entering, take notice of the grand 10 ft tall ceilings throughout the main level. This open floor plan is optimized for the busy modern family, prewired for surround sound, exquisite oak floors and an extensive trim package is prominently displayed throughout. The generously sized gourmet kitchen boasts beautiful timeless granite countertops and custom-made cabinets that complement the stainless appliances. On one side of the kitchen is a sunken breakfast room that can also be used for a mudroom while the other side opens to a cozy family room with a gas fireplace. This floor also has a formal dining room, a study, powder room, and a mud room that leads to a lovely screened in porch. Upstairs is equally impressive with 9-foot ceilings throughout and a stunning master bedroom/bath suite with walk-in closets, stand-alone shower, and a soaking tub. Down the hall are two additional bedrooms that share a Jack and Jill style bath and a conveniently located laundry closet. There is potential for 5th bedroom on main level - walk in closet along with stubbing for half bath and shower already present. The home's exterior is adorned with mature plantings and a perfectly placed Charleston style courtyard on the side of home. Lakewood has numerous conveniences within walking distance of home including The Georgetown Square Shops featuring boutiques, restaurants and professional services (Aldi, Publix, and Kroger, over 30 eating establishments, specialty shops, churches, and Athens Transit) Whether relaxing or entertaining this house can handle it all! Call for an appointment to view this simply elegant home today!