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Buckhead mansion by architect Neel Reid hits market at $5.1M

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Seven-bedroom home, guesthouse, two acres, beautiful pool — all part of the package

A Neo-Georgian Buckhead mansion designed by one of the most prestigious residential architects in Atlanta history just hit the market for $5.1 million.

The restored dwelling and guesthouse designed by Neel Reid (1885-1926) were erected the same year he died an untimely death, having suffered a brain tumor.

The home has seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and two half bathrooms.

The listing boasts of high ceilings, oversized windows, and "tremendous" natural light — and it’s hard to argue with any of that.

It’s nestled on two acres of property — "on a gently rising knoll surrounded by mature hardwoods," which sounds so nice — and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, with a mounted rectangular plaque on exterior bricks to prove it.

A separate guesthouse in the back has an additional bedroom. Plus, there’s a four-car garage and a beautiful pool surrounded by "stunning boxwoods" — lush, green shrubbery.

Back in the day, being the owner of a Neel Reid house was a mark of status, according to the Georgia Encyclopedia: "Owning a Neel Reid house, with its refinement of style was thought to be a mark of taste and social acceptability."

It carries some weight these days, too.