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Discounted 1940s Tudor estate in Buckhead now floated as a possible teardown

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Per the listing, $500K in price reductions means the $1.6M asking price makes “subdividing appealing”

A huge Tudor home with a lot of trees around it on a large lot.
The classic facade at 1000 W. Wesley Road NW.
Beacham and Company Realtors

Having lingered on the market for a year, this stately 1940s property in Buckhead is changing sales tactics—an approach that could spell its demise.

Located off Interstate 75 on tony West Wesley Road, just northwest of Atlanta Memorial Park, the 1940 property was originally built for a family that loved equestrian activities and wished to live in a home that felt like a hunting lodge.

More recent years have seen the addition of a chef’s kitchen, a wine cellar, and updates to various living spaces throughout, but those aspects haven’t aided the sale of what’s technically still a three-bedroom house.

It initially listed for just shy of $2.1 million a year ago, with the latest of three price reductions coming in February.

Initial marketing efforts accentuated the home’s history, but the new pricing—$1.59 million, as listed with Beacham and Company Realtors—is meant “to make subdividing appealing,” per marketers.

A huge Tudor house with a green lawn and so many trees.
Hallmarks of the Tudor style—vertical lines, brick, and towering chimneys—punctuate the back exterior.

Square footage isn’t specified, but the home’s two-plat lot spans more than 2 acres, with nearly 230 feet of road frontage.

A homebuilder could “reconfigure the existing house to meet modern tastes and build an entirely new home on the [remaining] land, or knock down the current house and build two large houses,” the listing advises.

Perks of the property and location include mature trees, ample space for a pool, and entree into the Morris Brandon Elementary School district. The Chatsworth subdivision is next door.

Let’s say you had the budget and desire to live in this section of Atlanta: What would you do?

A long white dining room with a table and chairs.
One option for dining, off the entry.
A huge kitchen with much wood.
The revised kitchen.
A huge white room with a big carpet and white couch.
A living-room wing.
A large patio with a table with red umbrella.
Flagstone patio space near the home’s sloping backyard.
A huge white room with a chandelier overhead.
Master bedroom.
A long low kitchen space with a wine fridge.
Tucked-away secondary kitchen.
A long white and gray bathroom with glass blocks.
The master bath. As is, the home includes three and a half bathrooms.
A long white room with wood and a carpet in a basement.
One section of the finished, daylight terrace level, with an original stone fireplace. This level includes a wine cellar and what could be a fourth bedroom, per listings.