This penthouse at the Luxe building in Midtown takes outdoor living to another level in Atlanta, literally and figuratively. Not since Dan Uggla's obnoxiously humongous former terrace melted everyone's brains has a condo offered outdoor roominess like this one. There are actually two massive terraces here, with views spanning from the glimmering architecture of Midtown, to the Piedmont Park oval and Buckhead skyline. The terraces are loaded with teak flooring and enough seating for a small-town prom.
The listing agent anoints all of this "the most desirable terrace space in Midtown," noting that it nearly doubles the penthouse's 1,941 square feet. Moving inside, perks include giant 18-foot ceilings, an owner's suite described as "sumptuous," and zebra-striped, Italian marble countertops in the decidedly masculine chef-grade kitchen. One of three penthouses in the circa-2008 building, the space has maximum privacy, per the agent, but it feels a bit like a hotel, at least according to the unflattering listing photos. And for nearly $1.7 million (plus $691 in HOA fees), most buyers would prefer more than two bedrooms. Although pitching a tent and sleeping outside could be rather magical.
· 222 12th St. NE [Estately]