At first blush, one would think this is a Buckhead property—perhaps a Prairie-style creation near Chastain Park—given the obvious immensity and wide manicured lot.
But nope. This customized five-bedroom stands on a quiet street in Morningside/Lenox Park, near the junction of Piedmont Avenue and Cheshire Bridge Road. And if location sells houses, this locale worked, as the property listed Thursday just shy of $1.6 million and was under contract in about four days—remarkably quick for this price range.
With its flowing floorplan of large rooms and exterior aesthetic that echoes FLW, it’s a relatively rare example of an Atlanta home built in recession-era 2008 or ‘09. And for a property that turns a decade old next year, it looks fresh.
It spans for a linen closet shy of 5,000 square feet and gets an A+ for use of loudly intriguing light fixtures and strategic placement of plants
One highlight, literally, is the big cozy sunroom accessed through accordion doors. Another: the versatile lower level with a game room, media room, gym, and full bath. Out back, there’s room for a pool, but a pool doesn’t currently exist.
The home sold at $1.25 million in 2009, but that was before custom design details and other features made it “better than new” now, per the listing description, which also declares: “Incredible attention to details [and] meticulously kept, this home needs nothing.”
Apparently buyers agree.
- 1922 Wildwood Place NE [ATLANTA FINE HOMES SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL]