Melissa Smith

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Associate Broker, REALTOR®

Areas Served: Greenville, SC - Anderson, SC - Athens, GA - Northeast, GA - Blueridge, GA - Atlanta Metro
Lifestyles Served: Mountain Living, Lake Living, Fairway Living, Residential Living, Barn & Land Living
Cell: 706-244-0003

Melissa Smith is a Associate Broker and REALTOR® with Living Down South Realty. Being licensed in both South Carolina and Georgia, she serves Northeast Georgia and Western Upstate South Carolina including Lake Hartwell and Lake Keowee. Living Down South Realty is excited to have Melissa on board delivering an unyielding desire to produce results for her clients and her customers.

Melissa’s real estate career began in 2005 with a goal of achieving the perfect work-family balance. However, she quickly realized the great pleasure which comes from helping others achieve their dream of home ownership.  A graduate of Clemson University, Melissa earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing and later earned her Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice at North Georgia Technical College. Prior to real estate, Melissa worked in Administrative Services for Clemson University and later as a Probation Officer in the State of Georgia with the Northern Judicial Circuit.  Combining her real estate experience, education, and diligence with her diverse knowledge of the area cultures and lifestyles, Melissa is an experienced choice for anyone seeking the services of a real estate professional that has honed her skills over the years to best guide her clients through the often emotional transaction. Whether selling or buying, Melissa is dedicated to making the process easy and smooth for her clients. Melissa is often heard by family, friends, and colleagues saying, “That’s not a problem, it’s an opportunity.”

Melissa and her husband Tommy, have three kids, David, Larissa, and Draper.  When not serving her real estate clients, Melissa and Tommy enjoy spending time with the beautiful grandbabies, their dog Trixie, grand puppies (Griff and Georgie), friends and family, and overall, loving their lake living lifestyle.

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UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!! This property is the way to own a large piece of heaven close to everything. So many ways to this could work for you... This 6.69 acre property has a renovated studio apartment ready for you to move into today with the bonus of a workshop and garage underneath. Want a place to be by the water? This home is less than half a mile to Tidwell Park Boat ramp, all the while being directly across the road from the lake. Less than 5 miles from GA 400.  Looking for a weekend getaway, this may be the answer to that need. This could be a great place to stay while you build your dream home or an opportunity for short term rentals. Ready to make it happen? Call me today for a private viewing. $500,000 Sold

5080 Sunrise Lane Cumming, Georgia

1 Beds 1 Baths 2,304 SqFt 6.690 Acres

HORSE FARM with GATED entrance with PERIMETER FENCING. Have you DREAMED of being able to walk out of your front door and down to your HORSE STABLES in a moment? Have you been dreaming of RIDING TRAILS on your own property? INDULGE in the GORGEOUS views of acres of GREEN LUSH pastures and COOL off in the shade while trail riding! Enjoy watching the sunset from the porch. TINKER AWAY in the partial basement (great for storage or workshop). With a parking shed, plenty of tractor and supply storage, and 5 cross-fenced pastures with automatic water stations, the possibilities are ENDLESS. This is a fully functional farm with an ARENA, custom STABLES and covered WORKOUT/ LOAFING PEN. Close to I-85. LET YOUR NEW ADVENTURES BEGIN TODAY. $500,000 Sold

2011 Burnette Road Toccoa, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,842 SqFt 39.560 Acres

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!! This property is the way to own a large piece of heaven close to everything. So many ways to this could work for you... This 6.69 acre property has a renovated studio apartment ready for you to move into today with the bonus of a workshop and garage underneath. Want a place to be by the water? This home is less than half a mile to Tidwell Park Boat ramp, all the while being directly across the road from the lake. Less than 5 miles from GA 400.  Looking for a weekend getaway, this may be the answer to that need. This could be a great place to stay wh ile you build your dream home or an opportunity for short term rentals. Ready to make it happen? $500,000 Closed

5080 Sunrise Lane Cumming, Georgia

1 Beds 1 Baths 2,304 SqFt 6.690 Acres

It is that time! Time for you to own your slice of heaven. This home has everything you need. 1. Lake 2. Dock in place 3. Space for all of your friends and family. No need to look any further for the home that will allow you to spend countless hours of fun on the water, in the yard or around the table with those that you love. When the day is done and you all need rest, there is space to enjoy peace and quiet. Can you ask for more than this? Enjoy your coffee as the sun rises and you are looking out over the green grass of the back yard and lake from your deck. Raining? No worries, there are two sun rooms just for those occasions. The seller is downsizing  and wants someone to take the place and make lots of great memories. Home is being sold AS-IS. Pre-listing inspection on file. $380,000 Sold

50 Currahee Place Toccoa, Georgia

5 Beds 4 Baths 2,774 SqFt 1.010 Acres

This home is definitely above average. Each bedroom has a full bathroom. The expansive open floor plan is lovely and unexpected. The kitchen has granite counter tops and a large island that rolls to make meal preparation much easier. The office space is off of the living area and allows quick access to the rest of the home. The bonus living space above the garage is a complete apartment and recreation space. This home is a must see!! It will sell fast. $283,000 Sold

1505 Quail Run Road Royston, Georgia

4 Beds 5 Baths 3,522 SqFt 6.820 Acres

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE! Back on the market and NEW ROOF to be installed by 12/30/20. WELCOME HOME to your small slice of country living. There are no HOA fees. An open floorplan awaits with cathedral ceilings for a spacious & airy feel. Plenty of room for ENTERTAINMENT, should you desire. This wide-open split bedroom floorplan offers an oversized master bedroom with generous closet space. Bonus room could be used as an extra bedroom, play room or office space.  RELAX on the back screened porch for late night chilling and grilling. You may also want to watch the sunset while front porch rocking. ENJOY an extra garage or workshop. This large level lot is private and in a PRIME LOCATION!! Minutes from restaurants, schools, shopping, & Lake Hartwell. 1mi  to downtown Lavonia. Don't miss out. $255,000 Sold

118 Bluebird Lane Lavonia, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,248 SqFt 1.720 Acres

Here is your chance. Through no fault of the home, we are back on the market. Want a home newly updated and that has enough space for everyone? This home has had all the major items completed. Low maintenance vinyl siding, hardwood flooring throughout the main floor, new roof and the HVAC was replaced in 2016. Located only a minute from the lake, shopping and restaurants but you feel so very far away in the private backyard. Imagine sitting on your patio, near the fire pit, in your private back yard and enjoying the beautiful evening.  This home has potential for 4th, bedroom, mother in law suite or office, on the main floor. The gathering room for entertaining has enough room to invite the friends and family. Want peace and solitude? The den/sitting area offers space and ambiance with a beautiful fireplace. There will be plenty of time to spend with those you love. The garage is a great place to park with the additional space for a workshop. There is a garage office ready for your new side hustle or to organize your current hustle. There are a lot of wonderful extras in this home. Come see it today! $241,000 Sold

4302 Ridge Road Anderson, South Carolina

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,537 SqFt 0.500 Acres

Want a home newly updated and that has enough space for everyone? Low maintenance vinyl siding, hardwood flooring throughout the main floor, new roof and the HVAC was replaced in 2016. Located only a minute from the lake, shopping and restaurants but you feel so very far away in the private backyard. Imagine sitting on your patio, near the fire pit, in your private back yard and enjoying the beautiful evening.  This home has potential for 4th, bedroom, mother in law suite or office, on the main floor. The gathering room for entertaining has enough room to invite the friends and family. Want peace and solitude? The den/sitting area offers space and ambiance with a beautiful fireplace. There will be plenty of time to spend with those you love. The garage is a great place to park with the additional space for a workshop. There is a garage office ready for your new side hustle or to organize your current hustle. There are a lot of wonderful extras in this home. Make time for your appointment today. $241,000 Sold

4302 Ridge Road Anderson, South Carolina

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,537 SqFt 0.500 Acres

PRICE IMPROVEMENT on this picturesque home on 6.45 acres today. The seller encourages you to  COME & ENJOY listening to the peaceful sounds of NATURE while sipping your favorite beverage on the patio. The sun room has windows that allow screened breezes during the spring, summer and fall but also gives plenty of light for plants during the winter. This property is ideal for hunting, bird watching or walking. The acreage allows for you to spread out. Several garages and outbuildings provide ample room for additional vehicles and storage. The extra room can be used as an additional family room, office or larger bedroom. The possibilities are endless with this well maintained home. Recently had the roof, HVAC and gutters replaced. The well pump is new and the home exterior has been painted. The sellers are motivated to start the next chapter of their lives. Are you ready to start YOURS? $240,000 Sold

1882 Anderson Highway Elberton, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,852 SqFt 6.450 Acres

IMAGINE yourself sitting on your deck this summer with the gorgeous view of Lake Hartwell and an ice cold beverage.  Take a leisurely stroll down to YOUR dock for an evening ride on the boat. The cove has been dredged to make it even deeper. This is the perfect space for family and friends to spend time and MAKE lasting memories. This home is priced to sell and ready for YOU! The seller is ready to help you make this home yours! ARE YOU READY? $223,000 Sold

1719 Milltown Road Hartwell, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,410 SqFt 0.600 Acres

Country living is the best. This home has a wonderful wrap around porch for sunrise sitting and coffee. The barn is ready to go for your animals, complete with a couple of barn cats. TIME to Enjoy the slower paced life. $214,000 Sold

262 Vickery Road Toccoa, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,240 SqFt 6.470 Acres

Calling all adventurers!! Ready to TRAVEL the country but want a place to call HOME? This is the property for you. This immaculate home comes equipped with a RV garage with full RV hookups. While home IMAGINE yourself sitting with your beverage of choice, taking in the seasonal lake views in the sun-room. The private party room/man cave is new and ready for those game days with friends. This property boasts plenty of entertaining areas. Want lake property without the hassle and expense? This community offers slip docks and lake access across the street. So whether you are in the mood to stay home or take home on the road, this low maintenance property is ideal. Clients are ready to move. Let's make this happen. $153,000 Sold

33 Lakemist Drive Martin, Georgia

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,520 SqFt 0.160 Acres

Time to move into your new home before the holidays. Imagine the great room, filled with family. The fireplace is makes a beautiful backdrop for those holiday movie nights. The master bedroom has a new master bath and walk in closet. There is lots of counter space in this kitchen to make and decorate cookies with friends. This home has it all. The low maintenance brick, NEW HVAC and NEW ROOF will save you money and time for years to come. Call today for your appointment to see this ready to move in home. $150,000 Sold

372 Brookwood Drive Lavonia, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,846 SqFt 0.440 Acres

Ready to stop renting? This home is just the right size to get you started in your first home. Ready to downsize? This could be the home for you. Large master with an updated bathroom, to be completed by 6/14. Roof is 2 years old. Original hardwoods, new carpet and new LVT flooring throughout the home. Plenty of back yard space for you to have family cookouts. The young and old kids can play corn hole, toss the football or play a game of horse shoes while the burgers are on the grill. Country living at its very best and at the best price. Call today to make your appointment. $100,000 Sold

225 Carroll Church Lavonia, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,040 SqFt 1.500 Acres

Affordable and ready for your special touches. This home started as a mobile home and was remodeled to change the layout. The seller has added extra foundation piers and rock underpinning. There is still plenty of blank canvas for you to make this your own. Quiet neighborhood within 2 miles of the lake. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee on the deck in the private back yard that is completely fenced. The property boasts over half an acre of green grass and beautiful trees. This is the time to make your home what you want. Attention investors!! Rental properties are hard to come by. This may be  your perfect opportunity. $70,000 Sold

405 Brittany Harbor Lavonia, Georgia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,250 SqFt 0.630 Acres

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