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Perfectly Charming 2/2 Bungalow in Historic Decatur

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Decatur - Entire 1940's Bungalow, 2/2 with fenced back yard, off-street parking.


Last updated: 04/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This charming 2/2 Bungalow with professionally landscaped front yard, is in Oakhurst, a neighborhood in the southern tip of Decatur, GA. It's just blocks away from the East Lake golf course and Oakhurst Village (local restaurants, coffee shop, and bars) and is walking distance to downtown Decatur and MARTA's E-W rail line (providing easy access to ATL's major sports venues, Midtown, and Downtown Atlanta).

This bright, quaint, renovated home is the perfect for long-term rentals while in town for working (film/TV producers and crew welcome), visiting family in town (stay close by without intruding), or as an alternative to a hotel while a loved one is receiving excellent care at Emory University Hosipital.

The master bedroom has a private, full bathroom with great lighting and plenty of room for toiletries. It also has a closet equipped with ELFA shelving, antique dresser and vanity with plenty of drawers. The 2nd bedroom is bright and fitted with twin bunk beds. Two lighted, ELFA closets are equipped with shelving for plenty of storage. The full-sized pull-out couch is located in the living room. The second full bathroom has plenty of natural light and space for personal items.

The bright, small office area is perfect for working (WiFi included) or planning your day. The breakfast nook is surrounded by windows for a view of trees (and plenty of squirrels) and is located off the kitchen. The small deck with table and umbrella overlooks a very large, private fenced-in yard gives children and pets room to roam, but not too far.

Off-street parking is available in the driveway and the backyard parking pad. Street parking is also allowed.

The home is equipped with central air and heat, has an alarm, Flat Screen LCD TV, HD over-the-air antenna, High Speed Cable WiFi, Netflix, Hulu, AirPlay speakers, and basic cable TV channels. Movies and games are available for your enjoyment. Pets may be allowed, please call for details. Extra pet fee will apply. A local dog park is a short walk away and Oakhurst is a very dog-friendly neighborhood (we even have a doggie bakery).

While here you can walk to our local parks and public swimming pool, walk to the Wylde Gardens or the East Lake Community Garden. Our neighborhood boasts a butcher/market, dry cleaner, running shop, bakery, coffee shop, restaurants, bars, and more! Downtown Decatur and Agnes Scott are only a 25 minute stroll away. Saturday morning take a five minute walk to the East Lake Farmer's Market, or twelve minutes to the East Lake YMCA.

The kitchen is fully stocked with anything a cook would need, including a new gas stove (12/12). Condiments are available in the home and the Oakhurst Market is just a walk away to pick up anything you need (including prepared meal items) for a lovely dinner in watching the sunset from the kitchenette or back deck. A gas grill is available for grilling out.

A new HVAC system was installed in April, 2013 so you will remain cool during Hotlanta's summer months and warm during our short winters.


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Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We welcome mature renters of various ages. Although this is a fun home, it is NOT a party palace. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This is a cozy home, children should run outside in the large, fenced-in back yard or at one of our local parks. Medlock Park has a playground, skate park, baseball park, and swimming pool. Oakhurst park has basketball, softball field, playground, and tennis courts. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Extra fee applies. We have a fenced in, gated back yard. Extra pet fee applies. No pets on furniture, guests MUST clean up after pets. Please read pet agreement for more details and before booking! ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master: 1 queen

    Private Bath off the Master...moreless

  • Twin Bunk Room: 2 bunk bed

    2 Elfa closets with drawers...moreless

  • Partial view of Midtown skyline in winter months. Lots of trees visible through windows. Beautiful sunsets viewed from the windows. In the Master, blinds can be utilized for lazy mornings. Private full bath off Master....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private, off Master...moreless

  • Full Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Two full bathrooms, both with plenty of light (natural and artificial) and space for toiletries. Plenty of extra towels and sheets....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This charming, historic 1940's bungalow is absolutely perfect for a mid to long-term rental while working in Atlanta without having to stay in a hotel in the city. Cars not needed! Decatur is knows as 'where Berkley meets Maybury' and is known as the home of some of the best restaurants and boutique shopping in Atlanta. The Oakhurst Village is a historic neighborhood in Decatur and is completely walkable. Oakhurst has anything you'd need (dry cleaner, grocery, butcher, baker, coffee shop, bakery, dog bakery, dog park, park with playground and tennis, bars, restaurants, and more). Whether you're visiting Atlana for pleasure or work, you won't regret staying in Oakhurst and will see why we are one of the hottest neighborhoods in the ATL. For locals, if your in-laws are coming to town, let them stay here for a comfortable, close stay without giving up your bed!...moreless


  • Music Library:

    available upon request only...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic plus available. Over air antennae available for watching local channels in HD. I have Apple TV, Netflix, and plenty of DVD & VCR movies....moreless

  • Stereo:

    AirPlay speaker and portable AirPlay speaker...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village:

    Historic Oakhurst Village includes bars, restaurants, butcher, bakery, coffee shop, grocery, running store, general store, dry cleaner/laundry, hair salon, doggie bakery, dog park, people park, & more...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Small breakfast nook in kitchen provides view of sunset and backyard. Round table with leaves provides seating for up to 4 (including bench) or dine at table on deck. Highchair is available for use....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air, brand new HVAC system installed 2013....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Iron and Steamer available....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Non-working. One in Master, one in living area. Candles are in place for ambiance. Please use responsibly....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas furnace, central air...moreless

  • Internet:

    Comcast High Speed Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Plenty of pillows/extras. Just ask!...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room and small office space in main area of house....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway and parking pad in back available. Parking on street ok. Driveway is steep; when backing out, please go slowly when exiting. SUVs and Jeeps will have no problem, lower cars may scrape....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line available, local calls only (ringer is off, you may turn it on if needed)....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels and washcloths are provided. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Stackable washer and dryer in laundry nook. Laundry sorter and organizer available for use....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Burr grinder and Cuisinart coffee maker. We recommend you refill beans with Danging Goats bean from our local coffee shop, Kavarna....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and utensils for all your cooking needs (including grilling utensils for the outdoor gas grill)....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Tidy galley kitchen with 5 windows for lots of natural light, view of sunsets & tree-filled back yard. Kitchen is stocked w/condiments, Caphalon cookware, Henckles knives, bakingware & more!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Mid-sized microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Brand new (2012)...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Condiments are available for use. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side fridge with ice maker (crushed or cubed ice) and filtered water dispenser. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Brand new gas stove (2012) and five burners....moreless

  • Toaster:

    New (2012) toaster oven...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Table with umbrella for 4 on back deck. Use stools in living room/kitchen for seating....moreless

  • Golf:

    East Lake Golf Club, private (1 mile away) and the public Candler Park (just 3 miles away)....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Professionally landscaped front yard. Large back yard with ample shade and privacy fence....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:


  • Tennis:

    Oakhurst courts are just a ten minute walk away. Must call to reserve courts, give my address for free daytime week access. Racquets available upon request....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    One in Oakhurst (McCoy Park), in Downtown Decatur (Ebster Park), and one off Church Street (Glenlake Park). YMCA members can walk or drive to the East Lake Y for pool, sauna, etc....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • mid-month cleaning $80
  • Pet Fee $75
  • cleaning fee $100
  • Taxes Included


Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed.

Small Pets may be allowed, extra fee applies.

Check-in 4 pm

Check-out 11 am

Additional $25 per person fee applies after the 2nd guest, fee is per person, per night.

Guests must read and sign the rental agreement before booking is complete.

Monthly stays REQUIRE a mid-month cleaning ($80).

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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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14.8 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Steinbecks & UJoint
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
East Lake Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Train
East Lake MARTA station
7.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Universal Joint

Car: Not Necessary

Oakhurst is a historic neighborhood in Decatur, Georgia. It was built in the early 20th Century and is located just six miles east of Atlanta and slightly southwest of the Decatur Square. It's a charming neighborhood with the active, central “Oakhurst Village” where you will find butcher/market, dry cleaner, running shop, bakery, coffee shop, restaurants, bars, and more. The area is accessible by the East Lake MARTA Station on the E-W rail line (providing easy access to ATL's major sports venues, Downtown Decatur, Midtown, and Downtown Atlanta).

Oakhurst Village is also home to the former Old Scottish Rite Hospital which is listed on the National Register of Historic places. This historic building currently houses an art gallery, a wine bar, and the Solarium, a community center and event facility, where local neighborhood groups meet.

The Oakhurst neighborhood is home to several festivals, BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival, Earth Day, Jazz Nights, and the Oakhurst Arts & Music Festival.

Three public parks are within walking distance including Harmony Park (in the Village), McCoy Park (playground, swimming pool, and baseball field), and Oakhurst Park (playground, tennis, and softball field).

The Wylde Center, a local green space and community garden, is a short walk past The Village. Downtown Decatur and Agnes Scott College are only a 30 minute walk away (1.9 mi). Once in Decatur, enjoy walking the tree-lined streets to shops, eateries, art galleries, library, recreation center, and businesses. Pedestrian and bicycle access is a top priority for our economic development program. Six different walking tours are available.

Saturday morning (9-1) take a five minute stroll to the East Lake Community Learning Garden and buy fresh fare. East Lake Golf Club is just a fifteen minute walk away (1 mile) and is the home course of legendary golfer Bobby Jones and is the oldest golf course in the city of Atlanta.

Oakhurst is just 5.4 miles (11 minutes) from Downtown Atlanta, 14 miles (22 minutes) from Lenox Mall in Buckhead, 10 miles (25 minute drive) west of Stone Mountain Theme Park. Six Flags is 16 miles (25 minute drive) southwest of Oakhurst. The Atlanta Botanical Gardens are only 6 miles away (15 minute drive) as is Piedmont Park where visitors can enjoy ice skating (seasonal), swimming, in-line skating, sports, and more.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Hi there! My name is Susan and I am in my mid 40's. I'm mom to one tween girl and one teen girl. I grew up in Roanoke, VA but have called Metro Atlanta my home for 20+ years. I'm a self-employed Parent Coach, Public Speaker, and Educator. I enjoy travel, a good up of coffee (Kavarna uses Dancing Goats roasted beans), eating and shopping locally, and playing tennis (my home teams play out of Decatur courts, of course). I am working on my yet-to-be-titled parenting book while trying to juggle home and career demands. Even though I don't have a ton of time to spare, I love hanging out with friends (a phone call while walking around my wonderful neighborhood often suffices) and trying new restaurants (there are so many in Decatur I usually don't have to fight traffic to check out the best fare). I'm absolutely in love with my life and a big part of that is living here in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur. Great schools, cool neighbors, great friends, walk ability, and my adorable house :) I hope you enjoy your stay with me and please know I'm committed to helping you do just that!

Why the Owner Chose Decatur:
The first time I visited Atlanta I stayed in Decatur. After 16 years in the Metro area, I finally found my dream home Oakhurst.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Just one look and the charm of this 1940s bungalow stole my heart.

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  • Decatur - Entire 1940's Bungalow, 2/2 with fenced back yard, off-street parking.

    Decatur - Entire 1940's Bungalow, 2/2 with fenced back yard, off-street parking.

  • 42' LG TV, Wii, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Apple TV, Airplay speaker, HD local channels

    42' LG TV, Wii, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Apple TV, Airplay speaker, HD local channels

  • Pull out couch.  Full-sized.  Sleeps 2.

    Pull out couch. Full-sized. Sleeps 2.

  • Kitchen is fully stocked.

    Kitchen is fully stocked.

  • View of kitchen from dining area.

    View of kitchen from dining area.

  • View from living area to office area/laundry/2nd bath.

    View from living area to office area/laundry/2nd bath.

  • Fireplace with candles provides romantic ambiance.

    Fireplace with candles provides romantic ambiance.

  • Master bath view to private full bathroom.

    Master bath view to private full bathroom.

  • 2nd Bedroom with 2 twin bunk beds.

    2nd Bedroom with 2 twin bunk beds.

  • 2nd bathroom fully stocked.

    2nd bathroom fully stocked.

  • View upon entering home.

    View upon entering home.

  • Sitting Area in living room.  The storage cubes house manuals and DVDs.

    Sitting Area in living room. The storage cubes house manuals and DVDs.

  • Kitchen is stocked.  New stove and fridge has ice/filtered water dispenser.

    Kitchen is stocked. New stove and fridge has ice/filtered water dispenser.

  • Breakfast nook/dining area.  Seats 4-6.  Leaves fold down.

    Breakfast nook/dining area. Seats 4-6. Leaves fold down.

  • Office area.  WiFi available.

    Office area. WiFi available.

  • View upon entering Master Bedroom.

    View upon entering Master Bedroom.

  • Master w/Queen, sunset views, blinds for lazy mornings, partial Midtown view.

    Master w/Queen, sunset views, blinds for lazy mornings, partial Midtown view.

  • Master Bath with plenty of space for toiletries.

    Master Bath with plenty of space for toiletries.

  • 2nd Bedroom with plenty of natural light and room for toiletries.

    2nd Bedroom with plenty of natural light and room for toiletries.

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