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This circa 1909 home has been fully restored to its former glory. It is 4,000 sq. ft. Features include a formal living room, a boudoir with Baby Grand Piano, Banquet sized kitchen-dining room,comfortable office-library with plenty of books and a Mac computer with wi-fi and printer, great entertaining room with pool table, cooks kitchen w stove, subzero fridge w ice maker, 2 ovens, dishwasher, italian espresso machine, blender, lots of other cooking appliances and granite island, oversized screened porch w furniture, wrapped around porch with swing, 4 BRS, 3 of them w own bath, oversized master has 1.5 BA with jacuzzi and shower + 2 dressing rooms and a balcony , beautiful wood moldings throughout and 7 fireplaces, very high ceilings, hardwood floors, designer colors. Beautifully landscaped yard with brand new gorgeous salted water swimming pool (40 by 13 feet) and red bricks patio area w additional outside table and seating, outside shower and charcoal BBQ. All this walking distance from exquisite restaurants and bakeries, fine grocery stores, local farmer's market twice a week, supermarket, and lots of other interesting stores, parks and tennis courts, subway stop to the airport, downtown, midtown, museums and shopping malls and 5 minutes by car from Emory, Fernbank Museum, cinemas, one of the best farmer's Market in town with fresh food from all over the world. Located in an extremely safe and quiet area in a historical street of downtown Decatur. Two bikes are available to explore all the biking trails around.
Keywords: Historic southern home, 4,000 sq.ft., beautifully renovated 4 bedroom, huge salt water pool, Baby Grand Piano, pool table, cooks kitchen, very walkable.
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Decatur, with many shops and restaurants, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Fernbank Observatory with Forest, Olmsted Linear Parks for walking and biking, Stone Mountain, 6 Flags over Georgia, Piedmont Park for many art and music festivals, Carlos Museum and Lullwater park at Emory, many exquisite restaurants and shops from walking distance. Churches, children playgrounds, library, recreational center, subway all less than 10 minutes walk from the house.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We are a family with 2 girls, just moved to the US from France. My husband Libero is Italian and I am French, I work as an architect, Libero teaches Architecture at Georgia Tech. As architects we like to be surrounded by beautiful architecture and furniture, and we really love this house. We are planning to spend 2 months in Europe every summer and would like to rent our house while we are away. We live in this house all year round so it has every thing you need to make it comfortable so you can have the most enjoyable vacation time. Since I am french, I love cooking so you will find all the utensils you can dream of to make great cuisine. We also have a lot of books in English, French and Italian that you might enjoy.
Note: the image on Google Map doesn't show the pool because the pool was finished last month (March).