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This ‘truly unique’ Candler Park modern requests $1.2M

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Despite its “unbeatable location,” the custom home has yet to land a done deal

Three-story modern home with white and wood facade and driveway leading into garage.
A nontraditional facade standing down the street from Candler Park’s commercial village.
Photography by Josh Vick/Home Tour America

Within blocks of Candler Park’s eponymous green space and village of shops and eats, this new four-bedroom, four-bathroom modern showcases nontraditional architecture in what’s largely a traditional setting.

Inside the 3,000-square-foot home, the results of a collaboration between architectural firm xMetrical and First Street Builders, a white color palette and lots of windows give truth to the listing’s claim the property is “light and airy.” The layout also lends itself to a spacious, yet comfortable aesthetic.

The listing also touts the home’s décor finishes, which include the on-trend shiplap, subway tile, and (unfortunate, some would argue) barn door on the master bathroom.

The interior is spot-on modern, and exterior spaces are an inspired complement. With a walk-out patio on the ground floor, a large deck on the second level, and a covered deck off the master suite, there’s no shortage of choices for al fresco entertainment.

However, the property has experienced a less-than-stellar, extended run on the market.

Living room with white couch, brown chairs, area rug and coffee table with windows overlooking deck.
The living room overlooks the second floor deck complete with fire pit.

Originally listed in May for $1,349,900, the property received three price cuts and a very brief tenure as a “pending sale” before continuing on the market with RE/MAX Metro Atlanta Cityside for the current asking price of $1.25 million.

According to Zillow, that price is 124.7 percent higher than the median home in Candler Park, which could explain why the property remains for sale. Although the typical neighborhood dwelling isn’t this large, with finishes on this level.

Only time will tell if this contemporary standout garners a solid offer without additional price cuts.

Kitchen with off-white cabinets and very large island that includes a sink.
The kitchen includes plenty of counter space and, hopefully, storage.
A den with white couch, coffee table, gray chair, and air rug with doors opening onto patio.
The den on the terrace level opens to the covered patio.
A long deck with outdoor furniture and fire pit.
Overlooking the backyard, the second-floor deck includes a fire pit.
A bedroom with bed, dresser, and area rug, all overlooking an outdoor deck.
The master suite includes a private, covered deck.
Master bathroom with double vanity, glass shower, and soaking tub.
The master bathroom is long on space, but, with a barn door, possibly short on privacy.
Covered deck with outdoor furniture.
Future homeowners will enjoy their own private retreat on the deck adjacent to the master suite.
Rear view of the home with a brief glimpse of the backyard.
The home’s outdoor spaces overlook a backyard with “room for a pool.”