Only minutes from Lake Rabun and Tallulah Gorge, this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom updated home is located in the Laurel Ridge community. Step inside to a beautifully appointed main living area complete with hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, a gas-burning fireplace, kitchen/dining room combo, and a porch with additional fireplace that's the perfect spot for entertaining. Wake up with sunrise mountain views from the owner's suite on the main level. Upstairs, you'll find two additional guest rooms, 2 full baths and separate loft office area also with views overlooking the eastern mountains. Downstairs, enjoy a second living/family room, two additional bedrooms, a shared bath and a spacious utility room with ample storage. Guests can enjoy a second covered porch off of the lower level living area. This home is conveniently located less than 10 minutes from the amenities of downtown Clayton, and only minutes from hiking and biking trails. Most of the well appointed furnishings are negotiable.