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Sprawling, spartan loft overlooking Historic Fourth Ward Park targets $775K

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It’s a tri-level, live-work space with two bedrooms around the corner from Ponce City Market and Beltline

A deep condo living room with concrete floors and white walls.
A deep living room and kitchen space off the street entry at 455 Glen Iris Drive NE, Unit A.
Keller Williams Realty Metro ATL

A decade before Ponce City Market opened its doors as a live-work-play tourist attraction on the north side of Old Fourth Ward, there was Sager Lofts, a pioneer in the concept of living where you work in this section of Atlanta.

The sturdy, stucco-clad, three-level building overlooking Glen Iris Drive has a certain timelessness to it. But lofts offered for sale here in recent years haven’t always been the most conducive to strictly living. And least not in comfort. Or with kids.

Listed this week at $775,000 with Keller Williams Realty Metro ATL, this condo offers tons of potential for customization with decorative touches meant to soften so much concrete, glass, and well, volume.

At a massive 3,225 square feet, its interior spaces are comparable to many five-bedroom houses around intown Atlanta. But this property brings just two designated bedrooms—although a flex space could quickly be converted with a Murphy bed or air mattress—alongside two and half bathrooms.

A three story white building with tall trees in front.
The building’s three-story exterior and balconies, fronting Glen Iris Drive.

Following a recent discount up the street, its price makes the Sager Lofts option the neighborhood’s priciest condo on the market right now. Being so large, the sizable monthly HOA commitment of $450 isn’t surprising.

The 2005 building carries a rare MRC-1 zoning, which allows for a live-work arrangement. At ground level, the window-heavy storefront look certainly means business.

The modernized kitchen with Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, a two-car garage at terrace level, and two-minute walkability to Historic Fourth Ward Park qualify as perks.

And more homey touches come with abundant hardwoods and the master bedroom’s balcony for sipping morning coffee in the trees.

A white living room with a blue midcentury style couch.
The covered entrance of what could be offices, and street scenes beyond a long bank of windows.
A kitchen with white walls and stainless appliances.
Curved edges echoed elsewhere around the building lead back to the steel-heavy kitchen.
A dining room table with white chairs and a painting on the wall.
Dining space and floating stairs heading to upper floors.
A huge master bedroom with wood floors and white walls.
The roomy master’s unique ceiling fan situation and entry to the bathroom behind the bed.
A large white bedroom with big windows and tons of shelving.
View to the bedroom’s balcony and Glen Iris.
A master bathroom with black countertops and dual sinks.
The master bathroom includes a steam shower.
A white office room with blue chairs and a desk.
Secondary bedroom configured as an office.
A white basement room with chair and small couch.
A downstairs flex space. (Technically a fourth level).