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City views from this $230K Buckhead condo are downright stupendous

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One-bedroom near Lenox Square offers a penthouse vantage point on Atlanta without the price (or space)

A scene from across the Buckhead and Midtown neighborhoods of Atlanta with the oranges of falls colors.
Autumn colors in full across the city of trees, as seen from the balcony.
Keller Williams Realty

Atlanta skyline views for the low $200,000s don’t get much more expansive than this.

Two blocks from Lenox Square at the Grandview at Buckhead Heights, a prominent tower along Lakeside Drive that’ll turn 30 next year, this “spectacular” condo is touting what’s called an uninterrupted city-view panorama from Midtown to Buckhead.

Perched on the 22nd floor, the home’s proportions are more NYC than ATL: one bedroom and one bathroom in 750 square feet. But the openness inside could help with livability, as would updates that include a new backsplash and bathroom tweaks.

The price is $230,000, as listed this week with Keller Williams Realty.

A photo of a condo tower in Atlanta’s Buckhead at night.
The 3481 Lakeside Drive NE tower.

The monthly HOA commitment of $364 might seem steep for the unit’s size and price, but it does include access to amenities the listing describes as “unmatched”—a large pool, two gyms, sauna, theater, and concierge available 24/7.

The 35-story tower debuted in 1990 with 225 residences, back when Buckhead was synonymous with shopping and all-night partying.

Talk of high-rise development in recent years along Lenox Road, just south of the condo building, means that southward views might not always be so unobscured.

But buying centralized Atlanta real estate for the views, of course, is a risky proposition almost anywhere.

A condo with a Christmas tree in the corner and a city view stretching off in the distance.
A Midtown vista, from the couch.
A living room with blonde wood floors and grey walls.
The living room, as configured with a small office space and two-seat countertop dining.
A small kitchen space with white cabinetry and a green wall.
The updated kitchen.
Skyline vistas don’t quit in the lone bedroom.
A white small bathroom with a tub and shower.
Subway tiling continues in the bathroom.
A balcony with brightly colored autumn leaves below.
The balcony overlooks AMLI’s multi-pronged recent development next door.
A huge blue pool with sky rises around it.
The property’s rather immense pool.