On Sunday, Dec. 5, the Pilot Club of Conyers will be sponsoring the annual Christmas Tour of Homes from 1-5 p.m. The tour features stops at five private homes in the Historic District of Olde Town Conyers.
Tickets are $12 per person prior to the day of the tour and are available at these locations: Conyers Flower Shop, Conyers Pharmacy, Fancy a Nibble Coffee, Tea & Sweets, the Conyers Welcome Center and Reagan Home Care Pharmacy. Tickets will cost $15 per person the day of the tour and are available at Tour Headquarters, the Olde Jail Museum on Milstead Avenue. For further ticket information call Barbara Nix at 770-679-0867.
On the 2010 Tour of Homes
1) Steve and Edwina Taylor, 1009 Institute Street
The home, built in the 1920s originally had only two rooms which are now the living room and front bedroom and has been renovated by the Taylors.
2) Grover & Mary Helen Dailey, 869 Andrews Drive
Built in 1955 as a ranch-style house, this home originally had novelty lap siding and a carport. In 2002-2003, the Russells totally rebuilt the home down to the foundation and the exterior walls.
3) Steven Holmes, 852 Andrews Drive
This craftsman/arts and crafts home was built in 2007 by Chuck Russell for Conyers native Steven Holmes. It has oak flooring and mission style light fixtures and furniture downstairs.
4) Creighton & Lynda McCubrey, 858 College Avenue
This home, on its second Home Tour, was built by A.C. and Betty Ruth Young, Jr. around 1957-58. The McCubreys purchased this home from Bob Buhler in 2003 and designed and completed the renovation.
5) Ed and Linda Carter, 1045 North Main Street
S.S. Elliott built this Craftsman-style house in 1917. The grand hall originally had 13 doors. In 2008, the Carters added a deck to the pool area and in 2010 they re-floored the front porch.