When Scott Mall and his then wife noticed that the house at 1965 Drummond Pond Road in Milton was for sale, they jumped on it immediately. This Nantucket-style house had everything they wanted, including a large lakefront lot.
Complete with four koi ponds, two teahouses, a sculpture garden, and a meditation room, a North Atlanta house named Yo Shin So (“a sunny place in the woods”) is an authentic slice of the Japanese countryside.
House Envy: This Mediterranean-style house in Druid Hills was designed by one of Georgia’s first female architects
The Historic Druid Hills house is one of several Atlanta homes designed by one of Georgia’s first female architects, Leila Ross Wilburn. During Deana Kingsbury's ownership, the house was extensively renovated to suit a 21st-century family, but its history wasn’t forgotten in the process.
There’s something about living on water that calms the soul, and you don’t have to leave Atlanta to do it. Many metro neighborhoods are built next to private or public reservoirs.
This renovation was a true labor of love for a couple who met here when it was four separate apartments. They later turned it into a dream home for their family.
Iconic Georgia architect Neil Reed created this mansion on 405 acres off West Paces Ferry. Some of the property later became home to the Governor's Mansion.
While the overall metro area has remained affordable—in the third quarter of 2015, the $178,900 median sales price for a single-family home was lower than all but three of the nation’s 20 largest metros—the cost of housing in much of intown Atlanta has skyrocketed.
Built c. 1785, this 47-acre property is registered as part of the National Historic Trail of Tears.
Giancarlo Pirrone was driving to work 18 years ago when he spotted a house for sale at 280 Beverly Road in Ansley Park. The architect and developer (and co-owner of upscale pizzeria Varuni Napoli) was drawn to the modern home’s strong geometric lines and minimalist design, and he immediately contacted the realtor. After touring the 2,574-square-foot house, he made an offer on the spot.