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For $3.3M, ‘flawless’ Druid Hills home makes case for being Atlanta’s grandest Tudor

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This 7,100-square-footer from the 1920s is thoroughly updated with modern sensibilities

A huge Tudor house with a green lawn in front of it.
A standout residence on prestigious Oakdale Road, between Ponce and Emory University.
Dorsey Alston Realtors

Whether this sprawling, remade Tudor from the 1920s is “flawless,” as the listing posits, is a matter of subjective taste. But whether it’s impressive is undebatable.

As any Atlanta home that costs $3,250,000 should be.

Listed this week with Dorsey Alston Realtors, the seven-bedroom manse of 7,141 square feet is one of the most expensive ITP houses for sale south of Buckhead right now—but the second priciest in the neighborhood, behind a more stately manse from 2010 a block away.

It occupies a deep, manicured acre on prestigious Oakdale Road near Fernbank Museum.

Inside, it manages to be contemporary in a way that doesn’t disrespect the classic Tudor origins. Smart-home tech controls alarms, lighting, and the sound throughout.

A living room with a modern style light above and plush furniture.
Immediately upon entry, visitors are greeted with a blend of classic touches (wooden beams) and more contemporary decor and furnishings.

For big-bucks buyers who wouldn’t consider this much space a costly burden, the highlights here are many.

They include a marvelous screened porch that overlooks a full outdoor kitchen, a kitchen that’s as huge and functional as it is handsome, a full gamut of entertainment downstairs, and an apartment-sized master suite with herringbone marble and a steam shower.

One thing missing, for this climate and this price: a pool.

The property last traded for $1.16 million in 2015, which means the renovation was truly substantial or this hot housing market has really come off the rails.

A dining room with a red fox on the wall and a sputnik light overhead.
A formal yet hip dining room, to the left of the main entrance.
A huge open living space with a kitchen at right and living room at left.
In the center of this space is one of many, many dining options across the property.
A large kitchen with wooden beams and a massive gas stove at right.
Rustic beams add a touch that harkens the past in the kitchen.
A screened porch with wooden furniture and view to a green landscaped backyard.
A screened porch with views of the deep backyard, off the living room.
A master bedroom with large bed and tv on the wall.
Soaring ceilings in the light-filled master bedroom, which also has a fireplace.
A master bathroom with tons of marble and two sinks at right.
Contemporary windows continue in the master bathroom. The house (and carriage house) collectively offer six and a half bathrooms.
A bedroom with windows on all sides and speakers in the ceiling.
Windows galore and recessed speakers in a secondary bedroom, one of seven.
A bathroom with white sink a large mirror.
Secondary bath, for kids at the moment.
A child’s bedroom painted green.
Towering ceilings in another bedroom,
A game room with ping pong and a bar at left.
The terrace level—”finished to the same standards as the rest of the home,” per the listing—has a game room, bar, media room, gym, and a covered patio.
A driveway beside a big tudor house with basketball.
A side profile of the home—and a versatile driveway.
A carriage house with soaring ceilings with beams.
The carriage house above a two-car garage has a full bathroom, kitchenette, and additional storage space.
A large patio with a grill at left and picnic table.
A large stone patio off the main house for grilling and fireside lounging.
A gazebo with stone and ovens behind it, with concrete seating.
Tucked away on the property is this space with additional dining areas and stone ovens.