There’s a lot of originality in this circa-1900 American farmhouse standing just one block from Grant Park.
For starters, note the original wavy glass windows with original diamond mullions. And the three original fireplaces and the original heart-of-pine floors.
In the kitchen is the original cast iron sink and drain board, with the original cast iron sink and clawfoot tub in one of the bathrooms.
And don’t forget the original character. All in all, it is a gorgeous house.
Except, perhaps, that wallpaper in the dining room, which might be a bit much for some, even though it’s in line with the age and style of the house.
The master bedroom also features wallpaper, a custom design referred to in the listing as “a burst of energy [that] fits appropriately for a historic home while still imbuing a sense of whimsy.” It also could be a possible target for change by potential buyers.
And does anyone else think it’s a little weird to have a window seat in the kitchen?
What’s truly unexpected is the asking price of $619,000 for the 2,079-square-foot house. Given that similar homes in the area have sold for between $400,000 and $500,000, this is quite a jump. But originality does come at a price.
It’ll be interesting to see who does jump, and how high.
- 395 Sydney St. SE [Keller Williams Realty Intown Atlanta]