This magnificent English Tudor Style Home was designed by Architect Walter T. Downing and built in 1914. (Mr. Downing also designed the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on Peachtree Street in Atlanta, among many other important works.) This architectural gem is situated beautifully overlooking the Lullwater Conservation Gardens on approximately two acres in Historic Druid Hills. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and the home overlooks a lush forest. Yet the home is just 15 minutes from the city center and approx 25 minutes from Atlanta's International airport. The home has an elegant Brick & Limestone Exterior with Tudor Detailing and a Gorgeous Slate Roof with Copper Gutters and Exquisite Stately Chimneys. The interior is finished with a Gracious Oak Paneled Entrance Foyer, Large Library with a Wood Burning Sandstone Fireplace, a Large Formal Dining Room with Bay Windows and a Wood Burning Fireplace. There are Original Oak Floors throughout all formal rooms; Heart of Pine Floors in the bedrooms, and a total of 7 Fireplaces. In addition to the 5 bedrooms, there are two "sleeping porches" turned sitting rooms, and a Silver Quartz Tiled Solarium with Original Limestone lintels. There is also a grand veranda on the front that extends to an open air side porch for al fresco entertaining. The 5th bedroom in the main house could be a sunny den or home office. There is also a large 1/2 bath that could easily be converted to a full bath. In addition to the main home, there is a spacious one bedroom, one bath Carriage House with a living room and kitchen which is settled beyond the interior courtyard with a view of the Herb & Flower Garden. Very charming and comfortable for guests or as an in law suite. *6th bedroom/one bath in Carriage House.
Country Club, Golf, Near Trails/Greenway, Park, Sidewalk
Cable Available, Electricity Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Water Available
Beamed Ceilings, Bookcases, Coffered Ceiling(s), Entrance Foyer, High Ceilings 10 ft Main, High Ceilings 10 ft Upper
Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Range
Decorative, Living Room, Masonry, Master Bedroom
Walk out courtyard, Garden Area, Private Rear Entry, Private Backyard, Rear Stairs
Listing Provided Courtesy Of: Engel & Volkers Buckhead Atlanta.
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Listing information last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 8:15am EDT.