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Off the Beltline’s Eastside Trail, contemporary Reynoldstown dwelling targets $540K

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Offering as many outdoor hangouts as bedrooms, it’s one of a dozen Rtown Lane homes

Two contemporary home with tall facades and pointed roofs and small porches.
The home in question, 973 Kirkwood Avenue SE, is the left half of this uniquely styled duplex.
Keller Williams, Anna K Intown Real Estate Services; photography by We Are Home ATL

Located at what could be called the center of Reynoldstown, Rtown Lane was once described by commenters on these pages as “mill village chic,” or as architects Abode have put it, a community designed for “close but comfortable interactions.”

Hard to believe, perhaps, but the dozen homes of Rtown Lane started coming online about five years ago, as hoopla for a southward extension of the Beltline’s Eastside Trail, wending from Old Fourth Ward into Reynoldstown, was ramping up.

Now, this latest resale—listed for $539,900 in recent days with Keller Williams, Anna K Intown Real Estate Services—is aiming to capitalize on its block-away Beltline proximity, contemporary chicness, and outdoor spaces well-suited for extroverts.

Two open porches with a lot of landscaping and bushes.
Minimalistic porches nod to the neighborhood’s history of steel production.

Located on Kirkwood Avenue, just up the street from where Stein Steel has floated prime Beltline acreage for sale, the relatively narrow townhome offers three bedrooms and what the listing describes as “high-quality finishes and a location that can’t be beat.”

The community’s distinctive look, like the exteriors, appears to be weathering the ravages of time and Atlanta summer’s quite well, echoing the style of Abode properties throughout the neighborhood, including the Mattie Branch project a few blocks away.

Moving inside, you’ll find hardwood floors throughout these 1,800 square feet across two levels, with two and a half bathrooms.

Two elevated deck spaces off the back lend privacy (for introverts) that the open front porch lacks. Below that, there’s carport parking where two MINI Coopers might comfortably fit

Records indicate it has traded once before—for $367,400 in December 2015, the year Rtown Lane was built.

A long white room with a living room dining and kitchen,
Off the porch, the main living space, dining room, and kitchen are conjoined.
A white and wood kitchen with a stainless fridge.
Seating for four in the kitchen, situated at the back of the property.
Blue siding and a light and a grilling deck.
A deck for grilling, off the kitchen.
A big white master bedroom with a ceiling fan.
The master bedroom has access to a second deck upstairs.
A big white master bathroom with a tub.
Dual sinks and a glass countertop echo so much glass around the master bathroom’s shower.
A white bedroom with books stacked at right.
A secondary bedroom at the front of the home.
A two-story house with gravel parking and two decks.
The parking situation and dual decks from the back.