Just when the countrified flair of this 1914 home in Historic Druid Hills is becoming too rich, the listing photos lead to a backyard path that wends through spectacular gardens, only to unveil a private tennis court with basketball capabilities. It's this little athletic Eden that compensates for the pink-afflicted bathroom and general stuffiness of this five-bedroom home on Oakdale Road, asking $2.2 million. Elsewhere, attributes abound: a guesthouse, beautiful coffered ceilings, three fireplaces, skylights and a cozy wine cellar. With hardcoat stucco and an Italian tile roof, the exterior — like that hidden backyard tennis court — is a refreshing break from the norm.
· 901 Oakdale Road [Estately]