Like many Atlanta homes, this Morningside cottage is built into a hill, so that the quaint façade belies the fact it's freaking huge. But this one takes the difference between first impression and actual truth to the extreme. Few people who view this artfully updated 1955 home from the street would guess it harbors nearly 2,200 square feet. And those square feet, the Realtor asserts, have been under the auspices of the designer who lives here. It's got funky style to spare, with unique facets like a soaring living room ceiling, bayed breakfast area off the kitchen and an Ewok-worthy, multi-level back deck. According to the listing agent, we should be impressed that it's move-in ready at $459,000. Though the wallpaper of safari scenes and flowery branches could jeopardize that status.
· 1735 Pine Ridge Drive [Estately]