About This Property
Nestled on 2.09 acres, this Colonial/Cape Cod home offers six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, and three ½ baths and is in Chastain Park, yet you may take full advantage of Sandy Springs taxes. This renovated multi-level home has everything you could want to retreat and relax while still living in the city— open and bright, exceptional detail throughout, great outdoor spaces, flat rear yard, pool with pool house, in-law suite, 3 car garage, and top of the line upgrades throughout.
Step through the front door into a gorgeous slate-tiled foyer with shadow box wainscoting, an entry closet, powder room, and French doors that were installed to easily move a Christmas tree in and out. To the left, is the expansive two-story formal living room (20 foot plus ceilings) which is bathed in light by the palladium windows overlooking the front yard and sizeable windows on the side. A perfect spot for a Christmas Tree. Detailed trim throughout the room includes picture frame molding and a coffered ceiling, which invites you to relax and enjoy this private area with a gas fireplace surrounded by marble when you need an escape. An upstairs office/study with a powder room and built-in bookshelves overlooks the living room and foyer and provides a great place to work while drawing inspiration from the atmosphere below. Continuing through the home, you will find the library which is highlighted by a star inlay wood floor entry. A gas fireplace, coffered ceiling, and custom-built bookshelves offer the perfect place to quietly read or work in private. The formal dining room has two built-in mirrored cabinets, a custom inlay floor, and windows overlooking the rear patio which is adjacent to the sunroom and boasts slate tiled flooring. At the rear of the house is a full-sized laundry room /mudroom with a utility closet, sink, drying rack, folding table, window seat, and built-in bench.
The spacious renovated kitchen by Design Galleria offers an open floor plan to the family room and is the ideal place to gather and entertain on the island that has countertop seating for 4 bar stools. Truly a chef’s paradise as there is a high-end six-burner Thermador stove with grill, vent hood, backdraft, and two ovens that are complemented by quartz countertops and woodblock, an under-mount sink, and subway tile backsplash. Soft pull cabinetry and a beautiful same design refrigerator and dishwasher offer a streamlined look to the room. There is even an adjacent eat-in breakfast area with a bay window offering everything you could want in an updated kitchen. Since the kitchen and breakfast area are open to the family room, you can prepare meals and enjoy the gas stack stone fireplace at the same time. In the family room, there are also built-in bookshelves and a walkout area to a covered patio making it easy to take your party outside. From the kitchen, you will find stairs to access the bedrooms and upper level of the home.
Off the kitchen, across the patio, to the right is an in-law suite/retreat that was built above the 3-car garage. With a separate private entrance, your guests can enjoy their own space which includes a family room, bedroom, walk-in closet, bathroom, kitchenette, and even a private walk-out deck area with a phantom screen. There are hardwood floors in the living area and tile flooring in the full bath that includes a tub and shower. The space could also be a home office or studio.
The large primary suite is truly a luxurious retreat with its tray ceiling, sitting area with gas fireplace and marble surround, French doors leading to the outdoor private deck, custom cabinetry, and shelves, plus two custom walk-in closets: one with frosted glass, located in the bathroom and one just outside the bathroom. The primary bath has two vanities with stone countertops, a garden tub with a tile backsplash, an oversized shower, and a private water closet.
On this same level are three additional sizable bedrooms with walk-in closets, and two additional bathrooms. The bathrooms have separate vanities and showers with marble and glass surround. There is a study room offering built-in cabinetry and desks adjacent to the bedrooms making this area an ideal place to study with plenty of space to spread out.
The terrace level which is accessed from the hall entrance on the main level boasts a wine cellar with a barrel ceiling, a wine bar, and a refrigerator. There is another suite with a sitting area, bedroom, full bath, and a walk-in closet. This bedroom also has a separate entrance leading to its private patio and a spiral staircase that will lead you back to the main level. An ideal spot for a guest suite or in-law suite. There is an additional unfinished storage space/utility room with a side entry door on this level.
As you venture outside, you will discover that this home is as inviting from the outside as the inside! The professionally landscaped yard with gorgeous perennial plants ensures plenty of flowers and green space. There is a cozy stack stone fireplace and spacious seating area overlooking the flat fenced-in backyard which is the perfect place to gather and enjoy those nights outside looking at the stars. Or step over to the spectacular gunite pool with its own pool house. The pool house has a mini kitchen and bath making it easy to just stay and enjoy the outdoors and its privacy. There is also a relaxing meditation garden with stone seating providing another place to retreat and enjoy privacy and solitude.
From end to end, there are hardwood floors, recessed lighting, plantation shutters, top-of-the-line light fixtures, and appliances, plus a whole house generator to ensure there is no downtime. This home was ideal during Covid providing a work-play environment with plenty of space for everyone. It is truly one of a kind, and just minutes from Chastain Park, Buckhead, 75, 400, 285, fine dining, and shopping. Chastain Park provides a wide variety of competitive and recreational activities including a swimming pool, tennis courts, gymnasium, walking trails, playgrounds, softball diamonds, and even a horse park – any of which appeal to athletic types and Sunday morning strollers alike. The park also includes cultural amenities like the amphitheater where both pop and classical musicians entertain audiences outdoors at the arts center.
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