Atlantans who adore and abhor realty television should both get a kick out of this whimsically decorated 1920s loft in Castleberry Hill.
Find the three-level offering in a gated Peters Street community, with an impressive great room where the ceilings climb to 33 feet and garage-style doors lift to reveal a private courtyard and cinderblock water feature.
Beyond those aspects, and an abundance of pop culture pieces, surprises continue with a jagged kitchen countertop, a spiral staircase in the sky, and a private rooftop terrace with downtown views.
Boring and cramped, this place is not.
Property records and numerous consistencies between the home’s decor and the bio of Dennis McKinley indicate the loft belongs to him, the fiancé of Porsha Williams, a star of Real Housewives of Atlanta, which debuted its 11th season last night.
McKinley, a Detroit native and entrepreneur, is expecting a child with Williams soon, and elevated spiral staircases and concrete floors aren’t exactly conducive to toddlers. Although that Jägermeister dispenser might come in handy.
The building’s conversion into 15 residences called West Lumber Lofts was completed in 1998 by Gallman Development Group, according to Central Atlanta Progress. Today, it counts an 83 WalkScore that’s bound to improve with planned investments on virtually all sides.
Beyond sheer space (2,500 square feet), perks include bamboo flooring upstairs, some Thermador appliances, and—for many—an unabashedly large flatscreen peering over the spa tub.
Pertinent numbers: two bedrooms and two bathrooms for an asking price of $495,000 (with $300 HOA fees).
Records indicate the property has sold for as little as $152,000 in the year 2000 and most recently for $477,000 two years ago.
A smaller but no less airy unit—with polar-opposite aesthetics— blipped the radar earlier this year in the same building.
- 320 Peters Street Unit 4 [Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties]