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    151 Main St

    Rocky Ford, GA 30455
    • $849,900
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 32 days
    • MLS #: 8903735
    $849,900
    • 0
      BEDS
    • 1.5
      ACRES
    • 0
      BATHS
    • 0
      1/2 BATHS
    • 12,000
      SQFT
    • $71
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Commercial
    Built:
    1880
    County:
    Area:

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    Description

    When you arrive in Atlanta, Georgia you may think youre in the South but if you drive 3 hours down I-16 to Statesboro, land your private jet twelve miles away, or float the beautiful Ogeechee River to a nice boat ramp on the Bulloch County side, you can cross over near the name-sake rock outcroppings in the river to Historic Rocky Ford on the Screven County side which was first settled in 1791. Then you are really in the true South with barbeque butts, beer, ball, fried chicken, cotton fields, skinny dippin and "How yall doin?. The Town of Rocky Ford survived General Sherman and the boll weevil. Back in the 1880s the Rocky Ford Brick Works shipped out 2.5 million bricks by rail each year from this point of commerce just fifty miles to the Port of Savannah. Thus the historic heart of the town is built from these special bricks. In 1991 a sixth-generation native returned to find the "Block needing some attention. With a structural engineer and a team they rewired, installed new engineered sewage lift systems, installed fifty-year structural roofs, scraped and repainted the original pressed-metal ceilings and uncovered the beauty of the 1880s craftsmen and builders who left their, now antique, wooden stick measures in conspicuous places. The United States Post Office was still leasing the corner facility at $850 a month and have Next door is the original Rocky Ford Caf with evidence of fish frying on a wooden stove still obvious by the stove pipe. The restaurant was upgraded with wainscoting, stainless steel sink, ice machine, ceiling fans and white linen. The music hall around the corner has Carnegie steel beams which clear-span forty feet. To add flare and purpose a 300 sf steel stage was erected with a PA system and sound booth for live concerts. From the ruins of a local plantation house 10 wide hardwood planks were milled and turned into a sixteen foot bar with an antique cash register sitting in a place of prominence. Two bathrooms, dressing room and storage rooms, ceiling fans, seating for 250, a juke box and a dance floor liven up 3,000 sf for parties, family fun and gatherings. Ceiling fans move the air while folks enjoy sitting in history and wondering if the tales are true about the Civil War tunnel under the tracks of the Norfolk Southern Railroad that cuts through the heart of the town. The commerce of the day in 1906 dictated a financial institution be realized. It was! The Bank of Rocky Ford opened for business July 6, 1906. It was closed in the depression of 1932 but stepping inside you are instantly back in history again. The team saved the original hexagon tile floor, laid in 1906, the wainscoting is the real thing, so is the pressed-metal ornamental ceiling, the "Directors Room door and the magnificent Mosler walk-in, fireproof safe with gold embossed lettering. The original steel bars continue to protect and guard the huge rear window and back door out through the courtyard. Next door is the gorgeous two-story brick building which spans the entire city block with entrances on Railroad St. and Post Office St. All was preserved including the original heart pine floors and beadboard ceilings untouched by paint. The 14 floor-to-ceiling windows were replicated exactly as they were in the 1880s. A stunning open kitchen with all the modern touches was designed around the old brick chimney with an 1890s counter from the mercantile serving as the island with gas Jen-Air down-draft range. No walls will ever obstruct this huge open interior and the view of the historic town and passing trains. The large Jacuzzi tub and 24k gold embossed tile adorns the master suite while the fire stove enhances the romanticism of this massive residence featured on HGTV. The staircase is built of exotic Ipe wood which descends to the fireplace and guest accommodations. The evidence of history is all around you when entering conveniently the three-car garage through one door while still in the huge 7,000 sf space.

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    151 Main St Rocky Ford, GA 30455

    • Price: $849,900
    • Status: Active
    • MLS #: 8903735
    0
    Beds
    0
    Baths
    0
    ½ Baths
    1.5
    Acres
    12,000
    SQFT
    $71
    $/SQFT
    1880
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    SCREVEN
    County:
    Screven
    Area:
    SCREVEN
    Property Description
    When you arrive in Atlanta, Georgia you may think youre in the South but if you drive 3 hours down I-16 to Statesboro, land your private jet twelve miles away, or float the beautiful Ogeechee River to a nice boat ramp on the Bulloch County side, you can cross over near the name-sake rock outcroppings in the river to Historic Rocky Ford on the Screven County side which was first settled in 1791. Then you are really in the true South with barbeque butts, beer, ball, fried chicken, cotton fields, skinny dippin and "How yall doin?. The Town of Rocky Ford survived General Sherman and the boll weevil. Back in the 1880s the Rocky Ford Brick Works shipped out 2.5 million bricks by rail each year from this point of commerce just fifty miles to the Port of Savannah. Thus the historic heart of the town is built from these special bricks. In 1991 a sixth-generation native returned to find the "Block needing some attention. With a structural engineer and a team they rewired, installed new engineered sewage lift systems, installed fifty-year structural roofs, scraped and repainted the original pressed-metal ceilings and uncovered the beauty of the 1880s craftsmen and builders who left their, now antique, wooden stick measures in conspicuous places. The United States Post Office was still leasing the corner facility at $850 a month and have Next door is the original Rocky Ford Caf with evidence of fish frying on a wooden stove still obvious by the stove pipe. The restaurant was upgraded with wainscoting, stainless steel sink, ice machine, ceiling fans and white linen. The music hall around the corner has Carnegie steel beams which clear-span forty feet. To add flare and purpose a 300 sf steel stage was erected with a PA system and sound booth for live concerts. From the ruins of a local plantation house 10 wide hardwood planks were milled and turned into a sixteen foot bar with an antique cash register sitting in a place of prominence. Two bathrooms, dressing room and storage rooms, ceiling fans, seating for 250, a juke box and a dance floor liven up 3,000 sf for parties, family fun and gatherings. Ceiling fans move the air while folks enjoy sitting in history and wondering if the tales are true about the Civil War tunnel under the tracks of the Norfolk Southern Railroad that cuts through the heart of the town. The commerce of the day in 1906 dictated a financial institution be realized. It was! The Bank of Rocky Ford opened for business July 6, 1906. It was closed in the depression of 1932 but stepping inside you are instantly back in history again. The team saved the original hexagon tile floor, laid in 1906, the wainscoting is the real thing, so is the pressed-metal ornamental ceiling, the "Directors Room door and the magnificent Mosler walk-in, fireproof safe with gold embossed lettering. The original steel bars continue to protect and guard the huge rear window and back door out through the courtyard. Next door is the gorgeous two-story brick building which spans the entire city block with entrances on Railroad St. and Post Office St. All was preserved including the original heart pine floors and beadboard ceilings untouched by paint. The 14 floor-to-ceiling windows were replicated exactly as they were in the 1880s. A stunning open kitchen with all the modern touches was designed around the old brick chimney with an 1890s counter from the mercantile serving as the island with gas Jen-Air down-draft range. No walls will ever obstruct this huge open interior and the view of the historic town and passing trains. The large Jacuzzi tub and 24k gold embossed tile adorns the master suite while the fire stove enhances the romanticism of this massive residence featured on HGTV. The staircase is built of exotic Ipe wood which descends to the fireplace and guest accommodations. The evidence of history is all around you when entering conveniently the three-car garage through one door while still in the huge 7,000 sf space.
    Exterior Features

    Construction Status Resale Frontage Type PavementState Highway Location Corner LotInside City Limits Lot Size 1-2 Acres Parking Paved Lot Roof Type Composition

    Interior Features

    Cooling Central A/C Energy Related None Floor Type BrickConcrete Slab/GradeWood Heating Source ElectricPropaneWood Heating Type Central Square Footage Range 2000-5000

    Property Features

    Accessibility 32" DoorsStepless Entry Acreage Source Owner/Seller Business Type Food ServicesHistoricalOffice BuildingOther (See Remarks)Recreation/ResortRetail Store Current Zoning Commercial Date Of Possession At Closing District 4 Possible Financing CashConventionalSba Sale Includes Building/Business/LandEquipmentInventory Sale Or Rent For Sale Sq Ft Source Owner/Seller Tax Year 2019 Taxes 1600 Total Buildings 6 Utilities Available 3 Phase ElectrictyElectricitySepticUnderground UtilitiesWater

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