Occupying a corner lot along “Midtown’s favorite street,” this 1910 brick American Foursquare epitomizes the style and tradition found at the turn of the century.
Standing regally over Penn Avenue, a couple of blocks from Mary Mac’s Tea Room, the 5,500-square-foot residence features a host of compelling architectural details including beamed ceilings, inlaid hardwood floors, columns, and windows trimmed with crown molding.
With its walls of windows, the sunroom on the second level does a tremendous job of bringing the outdoors in. In fact, it comes close, but doesn’t quite rival the actual outdoor spaces here.
These include a covered front porch bursting with Southern hospitality, a spacious back deck, and even a large second-floor deck, all of which are prime for hosting outdoor fetes.
As if the four-bedroom, five-bathroom home isn’t spacious enough, additional living space is available in the finished basement, which includes a handy kitchenette.
What’s more, the detached garage has been converted into its own tiny home, making it a suitable mother-in-law or au pair suite, or—perhaps even better—a possible rental property.
In fact, although the home has been used as a single-family dwelling, the property is zoned as a triplex, potentially providing more income streams—for anyone willing to partition these charms.
Adding to its appeal, the home is within walking distance of Piedmont Park, the Beltline, MARTA, and shopping and dining, earning it a WalkScore of 88. Like the corner-lot positioning, that could help compensate for a lack of off-street parking.
Nonetheless, the combination of the home’s architecture, size, and location makes a compelling argument for the current asking price of $1,499,000.
- 725 Penn Ave. N.E. [Nest Realty Atlanta]