Welcome to 1196 Mallard Circle in Mallard Lakes subdivision in the North Oconee School zone. This custom built builder's home offers peace and privacy on over three acres situation on a beautiful and serene lake at the end of a quiet drive. 4 BR 4 BA home with a generous bonus room, two-car garage and large unfinished basement with drive-in access. Entering the front door, soaring ceiling heights and oak hardwood floors with custom woodwork lead to a large dining room and great room with built-in cabinets and gas fireplace. Open concept kitchen with high-end custom cabinetry, solid surface countertops, bar area and eat-in breakfast room. Large laundry room with built-ins for craft or wrapping station. Abundance of closet and storage space throughout home. Generous two-car garage beyond laundry. Private master suite with exterior deck access on left side of home. Multi-closets and spa-like bathroom with soaking tub, shower and cabinetry round out owner's suite. Two full bathrooms and three bedrooms all with lake views right side of home. Upstairs spacious bonus room with full bathroom attached. All bedrooms with lake views and abundant closet space. Central vac. Ceiling fans in most rooms. Downstairs basement perfect for hobbies or storage. Garage door and exterior access door for convenience. Expansive newly installed TREX deck off back of house allows for outdoor dining, entertaining with beautiful views of the lake and wetland area beyond. Professionally landscaped grounds with irrigation fed from lake. Private dock. Abundance of wildlife and fishing on pond.This property is only minutes from Rocky Branch Elementary School, Malcom Bridge Middle School, North Oconee High School, shopping, dining, Oconee Connector and Highway 316. This home is also a quick drive to Athens and The University of Georgia.