Live Like a King, in the Heart of it All.

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located at 917 Piedmont Avenue, 30309, on the most beautiful street in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, our home sits above the street on the corner of Piedmont and 8th Street with sweeping views of the Midtown skyline. It is a meticulously restored and elegantly furnished Victorian with 4 Bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths, plus a sitting room with a double size sleep sofa that is adjacent to and a part of the master suite. This is not a private room since it doesn't have doors; it's separated from the master bedroom by a short hallway, and it shares the master bath next door. It is very comfortable for one adult or two children. There are 8 original fireplaces throughout the home, all restored

The main house has a large relaxing front porch with a comfortable furniture grouping, The first floor contains a welcoming central foyer with grand chandelier, a living room with baby grand piano and 60' flat screen TV, a full-size dining room that seats 10 with another gorgeous chandelier and fireplace, a full library in which we are installing a Murphy bed that allows this room to be turned into another bedroom on the main level for those who need easy access, a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, including a side-by-side double refrigerator with ice and water in the door; a professional 4-burner gas stove; a heavy duty dishwasher and a Keurig coffeemaker with supplies provided for your use during your stay, a 1/2 bath/ powder room with exposed brick wall, and a mudroom for shoes/boots, coats when entering the home as well as extra storage.

The second floor has a central hall with a striking chandelier, three large bedrooms, two with king beds and one with a queen bed, a sitting room with double-size sleep sofa, and three full baths. The master bath is marble throughout with double sinks, a glass stand alone shower, and jetted tub. There are 50" flat screen TVs in every bedroom. WiFi is provided as are premium TV channels. The house can accommodate 9 adults( based on double occupancy of the 4 bedrooms and a single adult on the sleep sofa) or 10 with children (including at least 2 children on the double sleep sofa).

On the main level, double glass doors open to a private porch and large back yard that is completely fence for privacy and professionally landscaped around a 3-tier marble fountain. This area is perfect for weddings, parties, charitable events, etc. and, weather permitting, becomes an extension of the main house when the glass doors are opened up.

The carriage house was built three years ago and is a one-bedroom studio with kitchen, dining area, and king bed plus a separate full bath. It can accommodate 2 adults based on double occupancy. It is open and bright and has a more contemporary decor. It rents for $250/night if rented alone or $200/night in conjunction with the main house. The main house and carriage house may be rented together or separately.

Under the carriage house is a two-car garage, a valuable commodity in this area of town where parking is scarce and towing strictly enforced. One or both spaces in the garage are included with either the main house or the carriage house rental.

This home is perfect for events such as weddings, luncheons, showers, charitable fundraisers, club meetings, parties, business meetings, retreats, etc. Many guests have hosted functions there while staying in the home, including rehearsal dinners, receptions, open houses, dinner parties, cocktail parties, birthday parties, family dinners, club meetings, company Christmas parties, book clubs, retreats, etc. Several movie studios have also filmed scenes inside our home, a big business in Atlanta.

We also offer several wedding packages. We have a number of lovely areas for you to hold your ceremony, including the spacious downstairs foyer that opens into the living room, dining room, and kitchen areas for guests to observe, as well as the private enclosed back yard, weather permitting, which is a gorgeous location with the lush landscaping and fountain. It's also possible to set up tables and chairs or a small tent in the yard if you choose. We do not provide any additional supplies, only our home. You would be responsible for hiring caterers, bartenders, or other service staff or renting tables, chairs, linens, china, glassware, etc. We can help with recommending vendors who have used our home and are familiar with it for spacing and setup. Please feel free to contact us for further information and pricing.

There is a event fee of $2,500/weekend day ($2,000 weekdays) for full use of the property without any additional night's stays. If you are staying in the home for at least two nights, the event fee is reduced to 1/2 or less depending upon the number of people for your event and the type of and plans for the event.

The maximum number of people the house can accommodate is 40-45 inside and around 80 if the weather permits you to use the porches and yard as well. However, these numbers would fluctuate depending on your plans - seated dinner, buffet, passed drinks and hors d'oeuvres, bar, band, dancing, etc. We are happy to discuss these arrangements with you to determine if we can accommodate you.

We can also provide other services for a small fee. Among those are daily maid service, personal chef, meal service, catering, concierge, shopper, and driver. Please let us know what you desire.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


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


  • Children Welcome:

    The house is not child proofed. There are many valuable collectibles and expensive furnishings. Children must be carefully monitored....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Sitting Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 murphy bed

    Queen size Murphy bed, in the library on the main floo...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 king

    carriage house studio apartment...moreless

  • The sitting room is attached to and part of the master suite and shares the master bath. Though it is a separate room, it is not totally private since it has no doors and only a small hallway separates it from the master bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    carriage house...moreless

  • The main house has 3 1/2 baths. The carriage house has its own full bath....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Baby grand piano in living room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable:

    WiFi included...moreless

  • Television:

    60' flat screen smart TV in living room; 50' flat screen TV in every bedroom...moreless


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    In the heart of Midtown, on one of the oldest and most desirable streets in the city...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Roller Blading
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Additional table in kitchen seats 4...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There are 8 restored coal fireplaces. None is a working fireplace....moreless

  • Garage:

    2-car garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi included...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are high quality and luxurious....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    There is a two-car garage for house guests. On-street parking is limited. A parking garage is 2 blocks away....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a Keurig coffeemaker in the main house and a regular coffeemaker in the carriage house....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, glassware, silverware, cookware, blender, and a variety of utensils to satisfy your needs. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Nearby in Piedmont Park...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$550 $595
Thu, Fri, Sat
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2016
2 night min stay
Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
Dec 18 - Dec 29, 2016
4 night min stay
New Year's
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Jan 3 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$725 $750
Thu, Fri, Sat
$4,400 $13,595

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$695 $725
Thu, Fri, Sat
$4,250 $13,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 8%


The carriage house is not included in the quoted rent but may be rented separately. Rates are $250/night, $900/week, and $1,800/month. If rented with the main house, the rate is reduced to $150/night. Inquire about availability.

Holidays and special event weekends are higher and may require a 3-night rental.

No smoking is allowed inside our home.

This is a residential neighborhood..There is a city noise ordinance prohibiting loud noises after 10:00 pm. Guests must abide by this ordinance very strictly or be subject to fines and immediate eviction without refund.

Weddings, parties or other special events must be discussed with Landlord and approved in advance. Separate event fees apply. If any tenants conduct a party or event on the premises without prior approval, they are subject to immediate eviction and forfeiture of any remaining rent. Please contact us to discuss your plans and pricing.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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11 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson International
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blake's, Ten
0.4 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-75 downtown connector
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Flying Biscuit

Car: Not Necessary

We are located at 917 Piedmont Avenue, NE, 30309, in Midtown Atlanta, one of the most desirable neighborhoods of the metro area. Midtown is adjacent to downtown, in the heart of the city, where many of the well-known attractions are located. The area abounds with restaurants and bars, shopping, sightseeing, theater, music, Piedmont Park, clubs, sports venues, Georgia World Congress Center, colleges (Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, Savannah College of Art and Design), hospitals, churches and synagogues, and a plethora of landmark attractions.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: The owners are a family of three, an attorney, a retired Panasonic executive, and our 31-year-old son, a licensed real estate agent. We have five rental properties in Atlanta and Highlands, NC, and have been in the rental business for over 40 years.

Why the Owner Chose Midtown, Atlanta, GA, USA:
This is one of the most gorgeous and unique properties in one of the most desirable parts of Atlanta. There are no other properties like it for rent in Midtown Atlanta, the hub of Atlanta attractions and nightlife, as well as walking access to Piedmont Park that is Atlanta's version of Central Park and that hosts events every weekend in the summers. The newly renovated Atlanta Botanical Gardens are next door. Our home has been meticulously restored and carefully maintained. It sits majestically up above the sidewalk on the corner of Piedmont Avenue and 8th Streets in the heart of Midtown. Lounging on the front porch, you don't even feel you're in the city because of the large trees, lush plants, birds, and cicadas chirping, yet through the trees you see the lights of the high rise hotels and office towers of central Midtown. It's a magical scene!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It's well positioned location in the heart of the city close to almost every available activity is it's greatest asset. You can walk to Piedmont Park, the largest green space in Atlanta, The Botanical Gardens, the Woodruff Arts Center, Symphony Hall, the High Museum, Colony Square, The Temple, the Margaret Mitchel house and museum, and to many restaurants and amenities. At the end of the block are Caribou Coffee, Blue Med Spa and Nail Salon, Piedmont Cleaners, and several medical offices. On the same block are several restaurants including the Flying Biscuit cafe (one of the most popular spots in Atlanta for awesome breakfasts and brunches), Blakes on 10th, Ten, Subway, Smoothie King,The MARTA light-rail transit system is just a short 5 1/2 blocks walk away. Also nearby are famed Peachtree Street with all its attractions is a 2-block walk and the gorgeous restored Fox Theater, with its Broadway series and continuous lineup of concerts, performances, and events. Within a few minutes by car or MARTA line are the Georgia World Congress Center, America's Mart, the Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park, the new Football Hall of Fame, the new National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca Cola, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, the Jimmy Carter Library, Sweet Auburn Market, the William Breman Jewish Heritage and Holocaust Museum, the Center for Puppetry Arts, the Atlanta Zoo, hip Little Five Points, the Atlanta History Center, and many other area attractions. We provide easy access to acclaimed Buckhead with its upscale shopping at Phipps Plaza, Lenox Mall, and the Shops of Buckhead with it's numerous casual and fine dining venues, diverse upscale shopping experiences, nightclubs, lovely residential areas, and more. There's always something to do in the city, and we're in the heart of it all. Enjoy a true Southern experience in the most beautiful and well located area of Atlanta.

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  • Front porch.

    Front porch.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • First floor bathroom.

    First floor bathroom.

  • Kitchen - Forward view.

    Kitchen - Forward view.

  • Master staircase.

    Master staircase.

  • Guest Bedroom 1.

    Guest Bedroom 1.

  • Upstairs office.

    Upstairs office.

  • Master Closet.

    Master Closet.

  • Back door and mud room.

    Back door and mud room.

  • Back yard and carriage house.

    Back yard and carriage house.

  • Carriage house dining area

    Carriage house dining area

  • Grand Foyer.

    Grand Foyer.

  • Dining Room.

    Dining Room.

  • Kitchen.


  • Library/Game room.

    Library/Game room.

  • Master Bedroom.

    Master Bedroom.

  • Guest Bedroom 2.

    Guest Bedroom 2.

  • Master Bath.

    Master Bath.

  • Upstairs Guest Bath.

    Upstairs Guest Bath.

  • Street view (8th)

    Street view (8th)

  • Carriage house bedroom area

    Carriage house bedroom area

  • Carriage house bath

    Carriage house bath

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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