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Asking $2M, postmodern Ansley Park dwelling qualifies as sleek, gargantuan

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Unique two-story from 1995 spans nearly 8,000 square feet in the shadow of Midtown

A grayish blue modern house surrounded by trees with many windows.
Interiors at 35 Robin Hood Road aren’t suffering from a natural light shortage.
Keller Williams Realty Chattahoochee North; photography by Betty Ann Connor

Ansley Park might be associated with historically significant residential landmarks and Craftsman-style dwellings so large they’re imposing, but it’s no stranger to daring examples of postmodernism, although not all have survived the wrath of new construction.

Still standing strong after nearly a quarter century is this customized Robin Hood Road property where the northern rim of Ansley Park meets Sherwood Forest, occupying a half-acre corner lot just off Peachtree Street.

Listed at $1.95 million this week with Keller Williams Realty Chattahoochee North, it’s a stucco-sided, European-influenced property of massive proportions.

A huge white living room with a big fireplace and three couches.
A cavernous social area with a double-sided fireplace and connections to several other rooms.

It counts 7,790 square feet overall. A master bedroom suite that spans 1,000 square feet on its own. A formal dining room that lives up to its “banquet-sized” billing. With a library to complement the den, a full courtyard, and separate apartment above the garage.

“There is not another home like this one in Atlanta!” enthuses the listing, which notes the price ($250 per square foot) is below appraised value.

Other pertinent stats: four bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, and a debut date of 1995.

There’s a two-car garage and enough off-street pad parking for a used-car lot. That could come in handy with a so-so 58 WalkScore around here.

The property is one of a half-dozen Ansley Park homes without contracts asking $1.9 million or more at the moment.

A wood paneled library space with many windows and books.
The wood-paneled, book-lined den.
A dining room with white walls and a huge table the middle.
Formal dining, with the spiral stair visible off the entrance.
A huge white kitchen with a triangular island in the middle.
A kitchen layout and island not uncommon for the genre.
A huge open living room with three couches.
Views over the towering main living space from a second-floor landing.
A landing with wood floors and a piano.
From the landing’s opposite side.
A huge white master bedroom with a lighted ceiling.
Generous proportions—and upper-level patio access—continue in the master bedroom. It includes what would qualify as a living room in most plebeian Atlanta domiciles.
A dual vanity in a master bathroom with two sinks.
Into a roomy master bathroom.
A white-walled bathroom with tile and ceiling lighting.
The doorless master shower and spa tub.
A funky bathroom from the 1990s with white walls.
Style-appropriate doors in a secondary bathroom.
A big courtyard space with a lawn and gray walls.
This large, sculpture-dotted courtyard space lends context for the home’s sheer size.