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Westview cottage in Atlanta Beltline district lingers on market at $319K

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This 1920 Craftsman home could be an entry point for buyers seeking intown living, yet it hasn’t moved in six weeks

Stone path to 1920 bungalow.
Period charm abounds from the street.
Area West Realty LLC

Located in the “hot Westview neighborhood and just steps from the Beltline” per the listing, this two-story Craftsman offering could be viewed as a great starter home or a relatively affordable way to score an intown address.

But so far, buyers aren’t biting. Let’s have a closer look.

Built circa-1920, the home carries the description of “cute” with ease, encompassing four bedrooms and three bathrooms, all with hardwood floors. As part of the recent renovation, it has a new HVAC system and updated electrical and plumbing throughout.

However, the real showcase in the updated house is the kitchen, which has been redone with 42-inch cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances.

There’s even a fireplace in the kitchen, one of four in the home. It’s not clear if these are functioning fireplaces, as there doesn’t seem to be room for an actual fire, and a chimney flue seems absent.

Another perk: Enjoying Atlanta’s pre-swelter weather would be a breeze from the home’s covered front porch and back deck that overlooks a fenced-in backyard. The collapsing fence back there, however, could be a red flag.

Of interesting note, there’s a tiny house in the backyard. It’s not clear if this tiny abode is a children’s playhouse or an actual residence of some sort.

The price stands at $319,000. And that’s after a rare price reduction in late April, which begs the question, “What's going on here?" Inquiring minds want to know.