Phrases such as "absolutely stunning" and "unrivaled quality of craftsmanship" are pointing to elements such as copper guttering, strategic landscape lighting, the "jaw-dropping kitchen" with its pro appliances and ironwork windows, and herringbone stonework of the living-room fireplace.
A unique residence, the result of combing two old homes, will soon be torn down for the construction of a four-home development. The new homes will be just blocks from Botanical Garden and the future Beltline.
Both contestants in today’s Real Estate Deathmatch hail from tony neighborhoods (Virginia-Highland and Ansley Park, respectively) with enviable nearness to Atlanta’s most famed greenspace. But most buyers would argue they’re not perfect.
At more than 5,200 square feet, the five-bedroom property is touted as one of the largest ranches ever built in Sherwood Forest, offering "exceptional views of golfers teeing off on the 7th hole," which for some people is a good thing.
Every Atlantan knows the city’s most beloved parks like Piedmont, Centennial Olympic, and Chastain. While these parks are workhorses for the city, there are countless unsung tiny parks that simply provide a bit of respite from buildings and pavement.
The 2,956-square-foot Ansley Park dwelling designed by the late Henri Jova has four bedrooms and five bathrooms, as well as a whole lot of fireplaces and wall mirrors — sometimes occupying the same space.
Inside: a wide open interior with exposed beams in a family room, "Fox Mountain Stone surround gas fireplace, gorgeous kitchen featuring decor inset white maple cabinets with glass uppers," and Calcutta Marble countertops. First listed in August '15.
The 17,367-square-foot English Tudor mansion was built in 1907 for a then-famous clothier. It's got 16 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. The defunct Expedia listing for the former bed and breakfast boasted of "massive" fireplaces and crystal chandeliers.
One remaining unit is asking $729,900 for two bedrooms and 1,840 square feet. Perks include 10-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchens, "fine molding," and a rooftop terrace with a resident lounge and bar.
For a hefty price, this sprawling intown residence offers five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and an inventive carriage house that you enter through the upstairs windows/doors. Plus, more than a few "wow" moments.
It came to light last week that the facade of Ansley Park's historic Craigie House had been demolished, and preservationists cried foul. But now, the developer wants to shed light on a legal squabble to keep the 1911 structure standing.
The remnants of Ansley Park’s historic Craigie House are officially no more. Sometime in the last two days, the owners of the remaining vestiges of the home made good on a demolition permit issued at the end of last month.
There's an outdoor kitchen, heated saltwater pool, and "Old World details" such as diamond coffered ceilings, a cherry paneled library, Venetian Plaster, and inlay flooring. Also, "a substantial Veranda" overlooking the aforementioned pool area.
The owner of the bar "Church" wants to transform a historically significant Ansley Park building into "Atlanta's 'hidden' premier boutique hotel and destination for creative comfort and decor." But it won't be easy.