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For $640K, roomy Grant Park bungalow from the 1920s aims to charm

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This four-bedroom near the neighborhood’s marquee park is described as “gorgeous”

A bungalow with fall leaves around it that’s blue with yellow highlights and a large porch.
The quintessential intown cottage look at 603 Ormewood Avenue SE.
Keller Williams Realty Intown Atlanta; photography by Kelley Klein

From its front-yard myrtles, generous porch, and throwback paint schemes, this 1924 bungalow in the verdant heart of Grant Park aims for quintessential Atlanta style.

The Ormewood Avenue property is separated from the neighborhood’s eponymous green space by just one other lot (and Boulevard) to the west. Probably within earshot of roaring lions.

With a generally deep footprint and its attic converted to livable space, the home brings a surprisingly roomy 2,802 square feet, with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. It listed in recent days for $639,900 with Keller Williams Realty Intown Atlanta.

A blue and yellow-trimmed from porch with couches and a ceiling fan.
The party-ready front porch, trimmed in gold.

As older Grant Park offerings in the mid-$600,000s go, it doesn’t have much competition at the moment, save this eccentric, century-old traditional and a couple of others.

It’s marketed as both “gorgeous” and “perfect for entertaining,” although parking for any sizable shindig could be a squeeze. (The property has tight driveway parking for two.)

But the listing isn’t lacking charm overall, from the old hardwood floors to the fresh paint and that darling backyard shed.

A living room with a leather sofa and fireplace.
A fireside sitting room, to the right of the entry.
A tv room with beige walls and a large cushy beinge sofa.
A TV room, to the entry’s left.
A kitchen with stainless appliances and a table with blue chairs.
The kitchen has a small central island but additional table seating. The countertops and backsplash are recent additions, per the listing.
A blue master bedroom with a television on a dresser.
The master bedroom, oriented at the back of the home, off the kitchen.
A master bathroom with blue tile and walls.
Updated master bathroom.
A beige bathroom with a lot of tile.
A stylistically appropriate clawfoot tub in a secondary bathroom.
A bedroom in an attic with huge ceilings and yellow walls.
Cathedral ceilings in an upstairs bedroom.
A carpeted attic area with two yellow chairs.
The upstairs playroom or loft.
A back porch with blue walls and yellow trim.
The cozy back porch overlooks a manicured yard.
A backyard with a shed in the distance and paths.
The backyard hang.