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Beautiful Designer Home in the Heart of Atlanta

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lovely 4 bedroom, 2 bath designer home with secluded backyard

Welcome to Atlanta! We would love to host you in our award-winning designer home, located on a quiet street in historic Druid Hills, a community designed by famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead. It's a perfect place to call a home away from home.

The home has 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, all fully furnished. It also features a lovely foyer, formal living room, separate dining room, and a fabulous kitchen and family room with 9-foot ceilings.

The whole space has been redesigned and decorated by a veteran artist and designer. The kitchen in particular has been fitted with Italian tile floors, large granite counter tops and breakfast bar, stone backsplash, and high quality appliances. Part of the kitchen serves as a social area, with a wood-burning fireplace, and a sliding glass door that opens up to a deck with a nice view of the back yard and forest beyond. The dining and living areas, and bedrooms have hardwood floors, and the entire house is decorated with an impressive collection of artwork and house plants that gives it an eclectic and warm feeling. The spacious outdoor areas have several options for seating, and are professionally landscaped for added privacy.

The perks of this home is not just in the home itself, but also its location. It is located minutes away from the CDC, Emory and downtown conference centers, as well as attractions like the Fernbank and High Museums, the Fox Theater, and the Georgia Dome, among many others.

Feel free to contact us if you are interested in staying at the home, or would like to know more about the area. We can be reached on the site, or by calling Barbara Tilley at 678-974-7153.

Cheers, and happy travels!

More Details

Alex Faunce & Barbara Tilley
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Druid Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shared bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Includes toilet paper, towels, soap, medicine cabinet
    Shared bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Includes TP, soap, towels, vanity and cabinets
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , California King-Size Bed
    Queen Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Queen Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Double bedroom - 1 double
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
What really makes this home special is the amount of care that the owner, an internationally collected artist, has put into the design. The front and rear of the house each have a professionally landscaped yard and gravel patio. The backyard in particular looks out to with beautiful woods & stream. The living and dining rooms are large, with 9-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, Italian tile (in kitchen). We also have an ADT home security system available for emergency assistance.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Designer Home in the Heart of Atlanta
average rating of 4.7714286 based on 35 reviews

Nice house with some concerns

  • 4 of 5

The house was as pictured, with lots of decor. We had questions prior and during our stay with slow replies or no replies. It was quite and no neighborhood issues. Plenty of towels and house was clean. We had one extra blanket for 4 bedrooms. Enough firewood for one fire. When asked if we could have some more blankets, we were advised not possible but we could turn the heat up to 74 degrees. Personally I would prefer an extra blanket and not have the heater going. Someone did drop a bag of firewood off for us on the front porch. The city showed up to trim the tree out front and advised us they had been trying to reach the owner for days with no return phone calls, as her veh was parked under the they trimmed it anyway. I left a message with no reply.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: During Mary Ann’s stay the homeowner was sick with the flu and was unable to respond to Mary Ann’s calls via phone, which is also why she was unable to communicate with the power company during Mary Ann’s stay. We were as communicative as possible with her via email. We received an email during her stay stating that she had previously attempted to contact us via email. However, this was the first email communication we had received from her during her stay. As soon as we received this first email from her during her stay, we promptly responded. The next day, we picked up more firewood for her use. We also had never received any suggestions that there were not enough blankets or bedding in the home from guests prior to her stay, but are happy to include extra blankets in the home based on this new recommendation! We are sorry to hear that Mary Ann felt that there were concerns with our home, but are always happy to alleviate concerns as long as guests communicate with us. We appreciate Mary Ann’s comments and are glad that her overall stay was enjoyable.
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Kansas City, MO

Christmas stay in Atlanta

  • 4 of 5

Very cozy environment to spend Christmas with family. House is very well equipped and decorated with artistic flare - very appealing. Attention to comfort details obvious and caters to all needs. Large and well equipped kitchen and eating area very conducive to family engagement. Immediate environment very attractive, including multiple parks and trails to admire the Christmas decor of Druid Hills - all within walking distance!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful stay here!

The home is beautifully decorated, spacious, and very well equipped with all the comforts of home.

The location is centrally located, yet perfectly distanced from the high traffic areas. The neighborhood is safe & quiet and the backyard quite serene with an upper deck & lower patio overlooking the woods.

It is definitely a warm & welcoming home away from home :)

Many thanks for having us!

Katharine Rice

New Orleans, LA

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A lovely artistic home to stay. Quiet and peaceful Great vibe!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would stay again!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our stay at this beautiful house. Everything are exactly as described on the website. Owner has left coffee and tea for us. We have hosted a small get together party with friends before my daughter's wedding. Everyone loved the house. Thank you for allowing us to stay at your beautiful house.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fantastic family get together

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful art to enjoy in this quiet corner of Druid Hills. We'll appointed kitchen and outdoor living spaces to enjoy the great spring weather. Would definitely stay again if the occasion returns.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14.5 Miles
Hartsfield-Jackson Int'l Airport, 23 mins drive
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest bars in Downtown Decatur, 5 min drive
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Druid Hills Golf Course, 3 min drive
Nearest Train
1 Miles
MARTA East Lake Train Station, 2-4 min drive
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-285, I-85, I-75, and I-20, 10-15 min drive
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest restaurants in Candler Park & DT Decatur
Nearest Beach
46 Miles
Lake Lanier Beach, 1 hour drive
Car: recommended

Atlanta is home to many wonderful and exciting attractions for all vacationers, families, or executives and their various interests. What is more, our home is in the center of Intown living and all attractions are easily accessible.

Our home is located in Historic Druid Hills, which was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead who is infamous for designing Central Park in New York City. Because Olmstead designed the area in which our home was built, within walking distance we have many major parks which are known as the Olmstead Linear Parks. These parks are home to bike paths, fields, and beautiful landscaping. The Olmstead Linear Parks and other parks and nature preserves such as Deep Dean Park and Nature Trails and the Frazier Center 60-acre wildlife sanctuary and formal gardens are all within two blocks of the home. Atlanta is also home to many other well-known parks and nature sanctuaries like Centennial Olympic Park, Piedmont Park, Candler Park, Fernbank Science Center and Planetarium, and Atlanta Botanical Gardens and Arboretum. For any vacationers who are interested in staying in Atlanta but may want to take a vacation from their stay, Stone Mountain, which offers mountain climbing, hiking, sight-seeing, fishing, boating, and laser light shows, Lake Lanier, which offers all water sports and hobbies and also offers boat rentals, and the Chattahoochee River, which offers fishing, fly fishing, kayaking, and rafting, are all wonderful attractions that make perfect venues for day trips and are only forty-five minutes to an hour away from the home. For those that are seeking thrills, the home is located thirty minutes away from the very popular Six Flags over Georgia.

Although Atlanta is the Tree City of the South, we are also known for many other attractions other than our parks and nature sanctuaries. Atlanta is also home to many wonderful museums and entertainment venues. The High Museum of Art, Center for Puppetry Arts, Callanwolde Arts Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum, Atlanta Zoo, Georgia Aquarium, Turner Baseball Field, Georgia Dome, World of Coca-Cola, Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, Woodruff Arts Center, Breman Jewish History Museum, Delta Heritage Museum, Ferst Center for the Arts, Ivan Alan Junior Braves Museum and Hall of Fame, Martin Luther King Junior National Historic Site, Atlanta Capitol Building, Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and the Museum of Design Atlanta are Atlanta’s greatest museums and site-seeing venues and are all worth seeing. Concerts, live theater, and comedy shows are also a big part of Atlanta’s entertainment and shows can be seen nightly at the Historic Fox Theater, the Alliance Theater, the Atlanta Ballet, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Opera House, the Masquerade, the Tabernacle, Center Stage, the Laughing Skull Lounge, the Buckhead Theater, 7 Stages Theater, Underground Atlanta, 14th Street Playhouse, the Relapse Comedy Theater, and many more. Atlanta is also home to wonderful galleries full of creative and inspiring Atlanta artists’ work.

Shopping during the day and eating out or going to night clubs in the evening is also a major part of Atlanta culture. For visitors who really want to experience the Atlanta day or night life, Downtown Decatur, Little Five Points, Atlantic Station, Downtown, Midtown, or Buckhead are the places to go.

Also, Emory University and the Center for Disease Control are within a quarter of a mile from the home.

For those visitors who may worry about transportation, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) bus stops and train stations are located throughout the city. The East Lake MARTA train station is the closest train station to the home and is located less than five minutes away. The closest bus stop is within one block of the home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning ($150-500) $300

1-2 night stays are permitted, with a nightly rate of $460/night and the listed $300/cleaning fee.

Lower rates for extended stays (1+ months) may also be arranged. Drop us a line! We'd love to accommodate you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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