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Crisply updated, colorful Cabbagetown bungalow aims to charm at $670K

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Interior designer’s personal residence lends historic feel to 2002 origins

A blue bungalow with a white front porch beams and a ceiling fan overhead, behind palms.
The tucked-away, inviting porch at 597 Pickett Street SE.
EXP Realty

Behind a white-picket fence and fanciful, fitting wrought-iron gate, this 2002 bungalow on Cabbagetown’s Pickett Street has the feel of a much older residence—and the spunk of the neighborhood it calls home.

Clad in a bright blue that previews bold colors within, the four-bedroom, two and a half bathroom dwelling stands a lime’s throw from Agave restaurant and the cafes of Carroll Street.

That location—coupled with park proximity and the Beltline leg that’s blocks away—contributes to the outstanding 87 WalkScore, indicative of a “Very Walkable” status that’s rare for most single-family neighborhoods.

Last sold for $344,000 in the spring of 2014, the property’s current ride on the market began in late August at $695,000, and has trickled downward in the three months since.

It re-listed this week via EXP Realty at $670,000.

A living room decorate with a colorful run and three sofa chairs.
Main living space, to the left of the entry.

Per that listing, the interior designer owner recently updated the home, lending a few surprises beyond lively paint choices.

Property records peg the square footage at 2,395. Living space continues with a back deck above a somewhat rare, spacious parking pad.

It’s C-town’s priciest available house right now, although others of similar style are under contract for more.

A blue and white kitchen with subway tiles.
A dining nook, at right, and a kitchen where the blue continues.
A blue and white kitchen with a backdoor at right.
Follow the patterned backsplash and open shelving to the backdoor.
A greenish master bedroom with a large bed and paintings.
On the main level, the master bedroom counts a walk-in closet.
A bathroom done in pink with dual vanities and a subway tile bath at right.
Ensuite status is established with a dual-vanity bathroom.
A landing with wood floors.
The landing toward various rooms upstairs.
A purple bedroom with a tiger and elephant on the walls.
Whimsical child’s room upstairs.
A white deck on the back of a blue house with a red umbrella.
The backyard parking and deck.