Collette McDonald and Associates

1905 Gainsborough Dr, Chamblee, GA 30341

SOLD!!! 1905 Gainsborough Dr, Chamblee, GA 30341 | Closed Homes in Chamblee, GA
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Beautiful Renovated Ranch Home

This four bedroom, two bath and one half bath expanded and renovated ranch in Chamblee sits on a half-acre flat lot with a private, fenced backyard, serene wooded views and a huge greenspace to the left of the home! This beautiful house is just on the Chamblee/Brookhaven border – located in the highly sought-after Montgomery Elementary school district, as well as the Chamblee Middle and Chamblee Charter High Schools. Private school options include Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic SchoolSt. Martin’s Episcopal School, and Marist School. Oglethorpe University and Georgia State University are both located in Brookhaven, GA just minutes away.

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Rocking Chair Front Porch

Sip coffee in the mornings from your rocking chair front porch as you wait for the elementary bus route to conveniently pick up the kiddos at the end of your driveway (what a convenience on cold and rainy days)! This home features a level stone walkway to the front glass door entry allowing beautiful natural light into the foyer to greet guests.

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Multi-Tasking Home Office

The home office is off to your left, and is perfect for today’s multi-tasking home as it features full built-in cabinetry and multiple seating areas for everyone’s dedicated space whether studying or working from home. There is plenty of room for a conference table or sitting area for any in-house meetings with clients, and the office is just a few steps from the front door for privacy of the rest of the home.

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Formal Dining Room

The formal dining room easily seats 8 or more guests for large holiday dinners and when entertaining friends. Gleaming hardwood floors grace the entire first floor, and the dining room features a gorgeous multi-tier trey ceiling with trim details, as well as half-wall wainscoting, chair rail and upgraded crown molding.

Next you’ll find the living room with cozy brick masonry wood-burning fireplace, and built in bookshelves plus cabinets below for your favorite game night storage, or enjoy hot cocoa on cool fall nights by the fire.

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Renovated Kitchen

The fully renovated kitchen is open to both the family/recreation room and the breakfast room which also features a wood-accented beadboard ceiling and wall of floor-to-ceiling windows for beautiful light in and serene views of the backyard looking outside. The kitchen has granite countertops with a breakfast bar, granite backsplash, newer custom cabinets, stainless steel gas range/oven, dishwasher, trash compactor and a built-in microwave oven.

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Spacious Family Room with Wet Bar

The best part? An awesome pass-through to the large family / recreation room where there is a built-in media center and a fabulous wet bar with a beverage fridge! This is not your average ranch home, with the family room addition you’ll enjoy a soaring 15+ ft vaulted ceiling with wood beams, awesome stack stone fireplace & floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking that lush backyard.

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Master Suite with Fireplace

The oversized master suite features a walk-in closet with closet system and is located on its own wing for added privacy with wooded views. The tall vaulted and beamed ceiling with wood accents, cozy gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows make for a tranquil sitting area within the master suite. A spa-inspired bath with dual vanities, jetted tub, walk-in shower with sitting bench plus ornate tile details will wash all your worries away.

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Spa-Inspired Master Bath

There are three other bedrooms in this spacious home featuring hardwood floors, nice-sized closets, and one room has a full built-in wall of cabinets and a cool window bench – these secondary rooms share a Jack-and-Jill bath.

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Amazing Backyard Entertaining Areas

The backyard is AMAZING with another rocking chair porch, large stone patio, stacked stone fire pit, and a large, fenced flat grassy yard. There’s additional storage space in the wired shed, or convert it to be a workshop, studio, or your new “she” shed! The irrigation system makes watering your backyard oasis a breeze. The fence has the open wood look, but with the security of wire backing for Fido to not wander. The back gate allows you private access to the tranquil woods beyond and Nancy Creek.

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Outdoor Shed Wired for Electric

This spectacular home also has a 2-car garage and an additional parking pad in front for guests and an easy turn-around. Don’t forget about the HUGE greenspace left of the home leading you to the optional Gainsborough pool! All the land without the maintenance – win-win! For full details about this optional swim and social club – be sure to check out their website at

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Open Greenspace Left of Home

A brand NEW roof was just installed in September of 2020, the tankless gas water heater in 2020, the dishwasher plus trash compactor in 2019 and the fridge was installed in 2018. The living room is wired for a home theater system which connects to a speaker outside and the master bedroom is also wired for any future movie buffs.

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Optional Gainsborough Pool

Murphey Candler Park is just around the corner from this home located in north Brookhaven off of Ashford Dunwoody Rd and West Nancy Creek Dr NE if coming from I-285 and is located in the 30319 zip code. It is one of the most highly sought-after neighborhoods with the largest park in the City of Brookhaven. Neighbors enjoy a stroll around the peaceful Murphey Candler Park trail located in this wonderful community.

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Murphey Candler Lake

The Murphey Candler Park Conversancy (MCPC) is an all-volunteer organization and comprised of neighbors working with local government and the surrounding community, to help preserve and improve Murphey Candler Park. Park amenities include multi-use fields, tennis courts, swimming pool, playgrounds, picnic areas, lake and trails. Youth have their choice of baseball, softball and football programs to participate in throughout the year at the park.

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Murphey Candler Park Fields

Welcome to your new dream home!

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