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‘Sun-drenched’ Ansley Park condo from 1920s desires $420K

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A former residence of Margaret Mitchell, this top-floor condo is steps from Piedmont Park, Midtown

Interior of condo with built-in shelves and furniture.
Write your own history in Margaret Mitchell’s former building.
Harry Norman, REALTORS

Designed by Atlanta architect Neel Reid and constructed circa-1920, this top-floor corner condo shares a spot in the building where Gone With the Wind author Margaret Mitchell lived from 1939 until 1949.

With 10-foot ceilings and windows in almost every room, it’s no wonder the listing calls the space “sun-drenched.” Those windows also provide views of Midtown from the sunroom.

Throughout the two-bedroom, two-bath unit, the white/gray palette provides a clean slate for future homeowners to add their own design touches.

Rooms in the 1,150-square-foot condo look fairly spacious, but that could be due to good camera work on the photos.

And, although there are built-in bookshelves in the sunroom, storage throughout the rest of the unit could be in short supply.

This condo has a suspiciously low WalkScore of 63, surprising given it’s within walking distance of Piedmont Park, Atlanta Botanical Garden, and the Beltline, plus a variety of Midtown restaurants and attractions.

While the condo comes with one parking space, the building’s location on the corner of South Prado and Piedmont Avenue makes additional parking an endangered species.

In addition, while the current asking price of $420,000 is on par for the neighborhood, the HOA fees of $538 per month are rather steep, especially given there are no onsite amenities such as a swimming pool or fitness center.

But maybe that’s the price to pay for views, exterior charm, and backstory that can’t be faked.